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Nick Nurse is a Raptor for now, and for the foreseeable future

This morning, Toronto Raptors fans had a weight lifted off their shoulders knowing that Nick Nurse will remain North of the border for the next few years, at minimum. The Athletic’s Blake Murphy first broke the news via Twitter, stating that the Raptors and Nick Nurse have agreed to a multi-year extension, with the exact … Read moreNick Nurse is a Raptor for now, and for the foreseeable future

Don’t give up on Pascal Siakam

Every mediocre investor knows that in order to make money on the stock market, you should aim to buy low, and sell high. Unfortunately, sports fans don’t always carry the same demeanor. If Pascal Siakam were a stock right now, he would be trading for pennies. His performance all throughout the NBA bubble, and especially … Read moreDon’t give up on Pascal Siakam

Norman Powell’s overtime heroics lead Raptors to a Game 7

One week ago, the Boston Celtics found themselves up two points against the Toronto Raptors with 0.5 seconds remaining in the game. They were half a second away from putting the defending champions in an unrecoverable 3-0 series deficit, and proclaiming their third Conference Finals berth in the last four years. It’s been anything but … Read moreNorman Powell’s overtime heroics lead Raptors to a Game 7

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s second round exit sparks optimism for Raptors fans

For the better part of the past decade, Toronto Raptors fans have longed to see Giannis Antetokounmpo don the red and white colours of the North. What began as a pipe dream with photoshopped images circulating Twitter, and fans stirring up stories of how the Greek Freak might appreciate Toronto’s cultural diversity on Reddit, may … Read moreGiannis Antetokounmpo’s second round exit sparks optimism for Raptors fans

Raptors find themselves in an unfamiliar place

The 2019 NBA defending champions, have been pushed to the brink of elimination by the shorthanded Boston Celtics, after being blown out in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Last night was just the seventh time all season that the Raptors have lost a game by 15 or more points, and interestingly enough, four … Read moreRaptors find themselves in an unfamiliar place

Serge Ibaka listed as questionable ahead of Game 6

The Toronto Raptors may be down a player in their already-tight seven man rotation. Serge Ibaka is the latest Raptor to fall victim to the injury bug, having exited last night’s blowout loss to the Celtics with approximately seven minutes left in the fourth quarter, heading immediately back to the locker room. This morning, Serge … Read moreSerge Ibaka listed as questionable ahead of Game 6

Kyle Lowry’s energy leads Raptors a 2-2 series

There are few to no words remaining in the entirety of the English language that can describe how Kyle Lowry plays basketball. After one of the most impressive performances of Lowry’s career in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Boston Celtics, where he dropped an efficient 33 points, and made the game-winning … Read moreKyle Lowry’s energy leads Raptors a 2-2 series

OG Anunoby sparks a light for the Raptors

“The mood’s not good. we’re not happy. We’re a little pissed off, and we should be,” said Nick Nurse after the Toronto Raptors crushing defeat to the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. “We’re not proud of anything we did [in Game 1]. So you gotta live through that until you … Read moreOG Anunoby sparks a light for the Raptors

Three Reasons For Raptors Optimism

The Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics are two of the NBA’s most elite teams. They’re two teams whom, coming into the NBA bubble, were both widely expected to contend for a championship; two teams who are led by young and budding superstars, finally meeting each other for the first time ever in a playoff series. … Read moreThree Reasons For Raptors Optimism

The race for the Raptors’ eighth spot

The NBA bubble has shown us some exhilarating basketball over the past month, but now it’s time for what every basketball nerd has been waiting for: The Playoffs. Three games into their first round series against the Brooklyn Nets, the Toronto Raptors are looking dangerous, destined for another deep playoff run, picking up right where … Read moreThe race for the Raptors’ eighth spot