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Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks

The 2016-17 Toronto Raptors will look to build on the success achieved by last years squad, who made an appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals. The next step for this team, logically, is to reach the NBA Finals and capture the organization’s first-ever world championship. The quest starts Saturday, April 15 when the Raptors host the Milwaukee … Read moreSeries Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks

Game Day Preview: Bismack Biyombo, Terrence Ross in town as Raptors host Magic

Clinching a playoff berth was a sweet delight for the Toronto Raptors (44-29) who punched their ticket to a 4th straight postseason appearance, but still have much more to accomplish. Bismack Biyombo and Terrence Ross, two players from best Raptors team in franchise history are in town as the Toronto faces the Orlando Magic (27-46). Currently sitting as … Read moreGame Day Preview: Bismack Biyombo, Terrence Ross in town as Raptors host Magic

Is Serge Ibaka the answer for the struggling Raptors?

Orlando has agreed to trade Serge Ibaka to Toronto for Terrence Ross and a 2017 first-round pick, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 14, 2017 Toronto will send lower of its two first-round picks to Orlando in 2017, league sources tell @TheVertical. Toronto has the Clippers' pick. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February … Read moreIs Serge Ibaka the answer for the struggling Raptors?

Terrence Ross has finally arrived

It’s been a love-hate relationship between Toronto Raptors fans and Terrence Ross. Since T-Ross was drafted with the 8th pick in the 2012 draft, the swingman has both awed and frustrated fans in such a polarizing fashion. Maybe it was partially because Raptors fans have always held high expectations for the ultra-talented Ross due to his potential. The athleticism, … Read moreTerrence Ross has finally arrived

Should the Toronto Raptors look to lure Cousins or Thompson?

The Toronto Raptors have accumulated enough assets to acquire some big names on the trade market should they seek this desire. Early season trade talks have begun and two key names have been thrown around in DeMarcus Cousins and Klay Thompson. The Raptors have the chips to trade for either one of these All-Stars and as the rumours continue the question … Read moreShould the Toronto Raptors look to lure Cousins or Thompson?

Lack of three point shooting could burn Raptors

Through two games, the Toronto Raptors look like a very good team. The Raptors are as tough as they have been, providing to be too tough for the Detroit Pistons and pushing the Cleveland Cavaliers to the brink. With that in mind however, the core issues that have plagued the team at times still appear to be present. Seeing Jonas Valanciunas ride the bench … Read moreLack of three point shooting could burn Raptors

Raptors 2016-17 season preview: building off last season

Toronto Raptors and NBA championship are typically not two things mentioned in the same breath. However, after a season that consisted of 56 wins, an Eastern Conference finals berth, and two playoff victories against the eventual NBA champions, we have legitimately reached a point where we can call the Raptors title contenders. What does that mean … Read moreRaptors 2016-17 season preview: building off last season

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to avenge game 1 embarassment

Tonight, the Toronto Raptors are out in Cleveland looking for revenge against the Cavaliers. Tuesday night, the Raps lost to the Cavs 115-84 in game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Kyle Lowry disappeared and the bench was not present in game 1. However, DeMar DeRozan was still able to score 18 points and dish out 5 assists on … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors look to avenge game 1 embarassment

Toronto Raptors need Norman Powell on the court, not the bench

After the Toronto Raptors lost 115-84 to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, it’s apparent that whatever they’re doing isn’t exactly working to their advantage. The Cavaliers ran them off the court by driving to the rim for highlight dunks, on their way to 56 points in the paint. The Raptors seemed tired … Read moreToronto Raptors need Norman Powell on the court, not the bench

Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers

For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors have reached the conference finals. The main goal this year was to advance past the first round. However, after advancing to the second round, expectations weren’t as clear. Well, here we are. Our precious Raptors are in the Eastern Conference Finals against the King, LeBron James. While … Read moreSeries Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers