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Vince Carter, Bismack Biyombo, and Other Free Agents The Raptors Should Target If Kawhi Re-Signs

It’s the evening of July 3rd. You’re sitting in front of the TV playing 2K, getting ready for Summer League like the rest of us. You get a text, then 50 more. You check Twitter. WOJ BOMB! He stay! You had somewhat expected it, after seeing that he bought a house in Toronto, signed up … Read moreVince Carter, Bismack Biyombo, and Other Free Agents The Raptors Should Target If Kawhi Re-Signs

4 Bounces at the Buzzer, then there were 4 – Game Recap & Looking Forward

Classic Moments The world is still buzzing after Kawhi Leonard’s series clinching buzzer beater. The shot, heard around the world. Vindication for 18 years of what-ifs after Vince Carter missed an eerily similar shot versus the 76ers in the conference semis. 4 bounces. Then there were 4. 4 teams to battle it out for the … Read more4 Bounces at the Buzzer, then there were 4 – Game Recap & Looking Forward

Remaining Free Agent Targets for the Raptors

Amidst all of the rumours of a potential Kawhi Leonard trade, it seems many Raptors fans have been ignoring another route that could be available to improve the team. The Raptors have yet to use any of their taxpayer mid-level exception (MLE) valued at $5.29 million. While there aren’t any Leonard-level players who are going to … Read moreRemaining Free Agent Targets for the Raptors

Post Game Report Card: Raptors beat lowly Knicks

The Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 93-89 on Sunday Night in a game that was a lot closer than it should have been. DeMar DeRozan led the way with 27 points, while Kyle Lowry was 4 of 7 from downtown where he scored 12 of his 15 points. On the other side, Carmelo … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors beat lowly Knicks

Post Game Report Card: Raptors survive Grizzlies, sweeping season series

The Toronto Raptors barely defeat the injury-riddled Memphis Grizzlies, 99-95, sweeping the season series. Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan and Jonas Valanciunas led the team to a scrappy victory- improving the team’s record to 51-24. The All Star backcourt combined for 49 points and Valanciunas boasted a double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds. Norman Powell and Terrence Ross provided key offence down the stretch, … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors survive Grizzlies, sweeping season series

Evaluating the promising future of basketball in Canada

Basketball in Canada is often overlooked. Many individuals forget that origins of the sport tie deep into Canada. However, some are totally oblivious to just how deep basketball roots run in Canada. It was December of 1891 when physical instructor, Canadian James Naismith invented the game. It was initially meant to keep track athletes in shape. Fast forward … Read moreEvaluating the promising future of basketball in Canada

100 Things Raptors Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die – Book review and interview with author Dave Mendonca

The book 100 Things Raptors Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die is a detailed factoid written by former sports reporter Dave Mendonca. Mendonca is a former sports reporter for theScore television network before it became Sportsnet360. Mendonca has had work appear on ESPN & SLAMonline. He also co-hosted a podcast called The Breakdown … Read more100 Things Raptors Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die – Book review and interview with author Dave Mendonca

The best Toronto Raptors dunks not by Vince Carter

  We’ve all heard the narrative by now. Vince Carter, likely the greatest in-game dunker in NBA history helped put the Toronto Raptors on the map with his almost nightly jaw dropping mid-air theatrics. His almost ballerina-like body control combined with his trampoline vertical leap and his thunderous finishes had him, and by extension the … Read moreThe best Toronto Raptors dunks not by Vince Carter

Is Joseph the first of many Canadians for the Toronto Raptors?

  As we all know, Canada Basketball is on an absolute high right now, coming off a win at the Tuto Marchand Continental Cup in Puerto Rico, a tuneup for the FIBA Americas where they look to earn a berth in the upcoming Olympic games. The talent on the team is possibly the best it’s ever … Read moreIs Joseph the first of many Canadians for the Toronto Raptors?