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Terence Davis Jr. gets his recognition

Terence Davis Jr., better known to some by his nickname, Mr. Make ‘Em Believe, has certainly accomplished – and far surpassed – any goals that he had set out for his rookie season in the NBA, and he has everybody believing that he can go even further. Coming out of Ole Miss as a four-year … Read moreTerence Davis Jr. gets his recognition

Terence Davis’ breakout is the Raptors trade deadline acquisition

The now 39-14 Toronto Raptors had a quiet trade deadline this year. As Bobby Webster stated in his post-deadline press conference Thursday afternoon, Toronto’s team of front office personnel scoured the market focused on improving the team – looking at big moves, small moves, and roster tinkering deals – but nothing out there was eye-popping … Read moreTerence Davis’ breakout is the Raptors trade deadline acquisition

Terence Davis Jr. is a Rising Star, regardless of if he plays in the game

Terence Davis pours in a career-high 31 PTS (12-15 FGM) as the @Raptors tie their franchise-record with 11 straight wins! #WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/0PG0zOb5cx — NBA (@NBA) February 2, 2020 A statement game is when a player or a team sets out to perform to a higher standard than usual, in an effort to prove a point … Read moreTerence Davis Jr. is a Rising Star, regardless of if he plays in the game

Andre Drummond To The Raptors: Does It Really Make Sense?

As an NBA basketball team, winning two thirds of your games, coming off a summer in which one of the best basketball players in the world abandoned you for the palm trees of Los Angeles, and accounting for the fact that six of your top seven players have each missed nine games, the circumstances don’t … Read moreAndre Drummond To The Raptors: Does It Really Make Sense?

Raptors Flaunt Their Potential In Win Over The Jazz

The first half of tonight’s matchup between the Toronto Raptors and the Utah Jazz couldn’t have been written more graciously in a storybook – for Raptors fans at least. The first couple minutes of action were ugly as both teams combined to open the gates shooting brick after brick, but after Mike Conley pulled the … Read moreRaptors Flaunt Their Potential In Win Over The Jazz

Nick Nurse: The Entrepreneur Of Basketball

On May 11th, 2018, four days after the Toronto Raptors were swept out of the playoffs for the second consecutive postseason, Masai Ujiri made the castigated decision to fire head coach Dwane Casey, who was just weeks away from accepting the NBA’s Coach of The Year award for his incredible season with the team. At … Read moreNick Nurse: The Entrepreneur Of Basketball

The Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

Remember back in the 2017-2018 season, when the Toronto Raptors were led by best friends DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, had Dwane Casey at the helm of the team, and the narrative going into the playoffs was that “we didn’t need a third superstar to finally compete with LeBron James, because our sensational bench of … Read moreThe Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

What To Remember From A Game To Remember

They say that you should start your day off doing something you love. Do yourself a favour, press play on the video below, and re-live what we witnessed last night. Most Raptors fans probably haven’t derived as much happiness from a regular season basketball game as they did last night since, well… the last time … Read moreWhat To Remember From A Game To Remember

Murphy’s Law, or Serendipity? It’s Up To Nick Nurse To Decide

The first 7 games of the Toronto Raptors’ 2019-2020 season felt like cruising down a two-lane country road. As always, the team was off to a hot start, and in a season of little pressure and few expectations, everything was running smoothly. Pascal Siakam was in the midst of making his leap that fans North … Read moreMurphy’s Law, or Serendipity? It’s Up To Nick Nurse To Decide

Reminiscing Game 6, Previewing Game 1

The last time that the Raptors played a competitive basketball game was in Oracle Arena, if you recall. 113-110 was the score as Kawhi Leonard planted his feet above the dark blue stripe and looked up at the shot clock above the backboard that showed 0.9 seconds in bright orange. While we held onto our … Read moreReminiscing Game 6, Previewing Game 1