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Raptors vs. Magic: An Overview

Kawhi Leonard summed up the regular season best: 82 practices. But right now, it’s playoff time. With it coming down to the final night, the brackets are set and the Raptors will tip at 5. With a big win over Charlotte, the Orlando Magic clinched the 7th seed and get to face the Toronto Raptors … Read moreRaptors vs. Magic: An Overview

Explaining the Raptors’ Game 1 Curse

The Toronto Raptors have struggled in game one of a playoff series. The Raptors are 1 and 10 in the first game of a playoff series since the seven game format was introduced.

Season in Recap: A Transformative Journey

The Toronto Raptors end the regular season 2nd in the East with 58 wins. Despite this great finish, any fan will know this season has been far from the ordinary journey. Last season the Raptors had 12 different starting lineups. This year they’ve had 22. This is a testament to their strength in holding the … Read moreSeason in Recap: A Transformative Journey

The Frustration of D’Angelo Russell’s MIP Case

Improved: Having become or been made better. This is a definition that, hopefully, basketball writers remember when they vote on awards in about a weeks time. The Raptors beating the desperate Brooklyn Nets yesterday was a cruel reminder that some people actually see D’Angelo Russell as the Most Improved player over Pascal Siakam. Yes, Spicy … Read moreThe Frustration of D’Angelo Russell’s MIP Case

What a Playoff Run Means for Toronto

April showers bring May flowers, but what else does April in Toronto bring? Playoff basketball. The city of Toronto has had the pleasure to experience the playoffs for 5 consecutive years, unfortunately, with no results. “We’ve seen Toronto before.” “Have they really changed?” While the Raps may have earned these assumptions due to their poor … Read moreWhat a Playoff Run Means for Toronto

The Chronicle of DeMar DeRozan’s Career in Toronto

In what seems like the most anticipated game of the Raptor’s regular season, DeMar DeRozan will return with his San Antonio Spurs teammates to face the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on Friday. The league seems abuzz about the game at the moment. The game will be nationally televised in the United States. Masai Ujiri … Read moreThe Chronicle of DeMar DeRozan’s Career in Toronto

Raptors acquire Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles

Jonas Valanciunas is finally ready to return to the lineup ton- Oh. In another ultra-aggressive move by Masai Ujiri, the Raptors made a splash an hour before the deadline on Thursday, agreeing to a deal with the Grizzlies to acquire three-time All-Star Marc Gasol: Toronto is planning to send Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, CJ Milles and a … Read moreRaptors acquire Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles