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How to beat LeBron’s Cavs? Do what Indiana couldn’t

At the start of the season, nobody would have bet that the Raptors would be a betting favourite with few days rest before playing the Cavaliers. It’s been a major role reversal this season, and this time it’s the Cavaliers that have the one day rest before their encounter with Toronto after a hard-fought seven … Read moreHow to beat LeBron’s Cavs? Do what Indiana couldn’t

Takeaways from Game 1 of Raptors-Wizards

The Raptors are already shaking narratives around their postseason woes after only 48 minutes of basketball on Saturday. The infamous streak of 10 straight Game 1 losses has been bucked, and Raps fans can remain hopeful that it was just the start of great things to come. With that in mind, what can we take … Read moreTakeaways from Game 1 of Raptors-Wizards

The Spurs-esque approach of the Raptors

We’ve all heard about the Spurs way. The San Antonio Spurs organizational culture of team unity and player development is unparalleled. The Toronto Raptors are creating a culture that’s starting, in the smallest way possiblem resemble it. It’s been said that fish rots from the head down, and this is especially true in the NBA. … Read moreThe Spurs-esque approach of the Raptors

Raptors 905 win D-league Championship

The Toronto Raptors affiliate D-league team Raptors 905 have won the title after winning the best of 3 series against Rio Grande Valley Vipers 122-96.  The Raptors 905 opened the series with a loss in Texas but returned home to win the final 2 games claiming the title in the process. In the decisive game 3 … Read moreRaptors 905 win D-league Championship

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?

How resting Lowry and DeRozan will benefit the Toronto Raptors

For the third season in a row the Toronto Raptors have clinched a berth to the post-season. As the scenario currently stands, the Raptors would occupy the Eastern conference’s second seed should the playoffs start today. With the schedule now entering the final phase it would be a wise move to rest the players who the team … Read moreHow resting Lowry and DeRozan will benefit the Toronto Raptors

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look to tie franchise record against Pelicans

The Toronto Raptors (48-23) will try to bounce back when they face the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Centre. The Toronto Raptors took a tough loss to the Houston Rockets, which they will have to forget it and move on as they look to avoid their first three game losing streak in four … Read moreGame Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look to tie franchise record against Pelicans

Post Game Report Card: DeRozan, Raptors beat Heat in OT for win number 44.

The Toronto Raptors took their third straight win as they downed the Miami Heat 112-104 at the Air Canada Centre in match up 6 of a 7 game home stand. DeMar DeRozan top scored for the night with a massive 38 points as he again led the Raptors to victory, Kyle Lowry (16) and Jonas Valanciunas (20) … Read morePost Game Report Card: DeRozan, Raptors beat Heat in OT for win number 44.

The Impact of the NBA All-Star Game

NBA All-Star 2016 has had a great impact on the city of Toronto. From being the final all-star game for Kobe Bryant to bringing back the fame of the dunk contest, this weekend will carry great sentimental value. Furthermore, it has brought a great increase in tourism and will continue to have the same effect … Read moreThe Impact of the NBA All-Star Game

Post Game Report Card: Raptors keep rolling in dominant win over Wizards

The Toronto Raptors found yet another victory in January as they made it nine straight with a 106-89 win over the Washington Wizards. The win gives the Raptors their 30th of the season and keeps them in close contention for the top seed in the eastern conference. The Raptors closed out the 1st on a … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors keep rolling in dominant win over Wizards