Raptors Cage

Grading every Raptors move this offseason

How well has Raptors management handled this offseason? Have they gotten significantly better? I don’t think so. Significantly worse? Wrong again. So let’s go through every move the Raptors have made up to this point in the offseason and grade each one, and then average them out to decide how well it’s really gone. The … Read more

Post-Free Agency Power Rankings

Welcome to the first rendition of our Raptors Cage weekly power rankings! This will be released every Friday from now through the NBA playoffs in June. These have changed a lot in the past few days, with players changing teams in a very eventful free agency and trading period. For now we assume players like … Read more

Game Three Adjustments

To say that game two was a disgrace is an understatement, but rather than letting themselves get swept, the Raptors need to make some serious adjustments prior to an obvious must win game three. Here are a list of some adjustments the Raptors should make: Start Norman Powell over Serge Ibaka You know it’s early … Read more

Season Highlights: Reflecting On the Raptors Through Statistics

By Scott Engel, The Game Day The Raptors’ 2022 season certainly did not end as hoped, with a 35-point loss to Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The series loss was no major surprise, of course, as going up against Joel Embiid, James Harden, and the ascending Tyrese Maxey would … Read more

Raptors-76ers: First Round Preview

What to know about the match-up between the two Atlantic Division rivals Set it in stone, the Eastern Conference fifth-seed Toronto Raptors are playing the fourth-seed Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2021-2022 NBA Playoffs. Philadelphia gets their chance to avenge The Shot, while Toronto gets their opportunity to further a season that … Read more

Raptors and Sixers are set to square off on Saturday

Following the Boston Celtics’ triumphant victory over the Memphis Grizzlies last night, the Eastern Conference playoff (and play-in) picture was set. On Saturday evening at 6:00pm ET, the Toronto Raptors will find themselves standing across from the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center in what should be the first game of a gladiatorial series. … Read more

Breaking Down The 5 Most Valuable Raptors Right Now

With the 2021-2022 regular season all wrapped up, it’s safe to say that the Toronto Raptors are ahead of schedule. For a team that traded away the greatest and most accomplished player in franchise history this past offseason, expectations for the squad this season were fairly low. The 2021 NBA draft landed them Scottie Barnes; … Read more

Boston, or Philly? How each scenario occurs

Since the inception of the 2021-2022 season, it seemed like an inevitability that the Raptors would fare better than their surveyors expected. Simply said, the construction of their roster was far superior to what last year’s record in Tampa suggested. Betting sites, such as jeuxdecartes.net projected the Raptors regular season win total to net out … Read more

Raptors Playoff Primer

So here it is. Before the 2019 championship run by the Toronto Raptors, we talked about what made the Toronto Raptors so special. Back then, it was the combination of elite defence, and three point shooting that boosted the Raptors into playoff contending status, and ultimately, their first ever championship. That 2019 team boasted NBA … Read more