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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

Key Games for the Toronto Raptors in the 2021-22 NBA Season

With the Toronto Raptors playing in sunny Tampa Bay, Florida for the entirety of the 2020-21 NBA season, fans are delighted to hear that the team will be returning to Canada to play their home games at Scotiabank Arena this season. This means that there will definitely be some entertaining, emotional, and celebratory games that … Read more

Two fake trades that land Ben Simmons in Toronto

The offseason’s endless Ben Simmons saga appears to have reached a climax. No longer should the Philadelphia 76ers be willing to enter next season with their former #1 overall pick on the roster. According to The Athletic’s Derek Bodner, Simmons “does not intend to report to training camp.” In these types of situations, we see … Read more

Nothing stands in the way of OG Anunoby’s superstardom

When OG Anunoby was drafted in 2017, his NBA comparisons ranged from Kevon Looney to Stacey Augmon. Beyond demonstrating why comparing teenagers to NBA players is a shot in the dark, and more useful to help filter prospects into archetypes than actually provide a career projection, the fact that OG has accomplished more than either … Read more

Precious Achiuwa has shown upside as a do-it-all center

It took an unusually long time, but after a whirlwind of rumours, reports, and rambunctious speculation running rampant throughout Twitter, we were granted the knowledge of whom the Toronto Raptors were receiving in return for Kyle Lowry via their sign-and-trade with the Miami Heat. Precious Achiuwa – a 21-year-old small-ball center with elite upside as … Read more

Which teams can feasibly sign Kyle Lowry?

It seems like it was just yesterday when we were all glued to our television sets, tuned into CP24’s live helicopter cam, trying to figure out if the trio of black Cadillac Escalades gliding down the Don Valley Parkway were indeed carrying Kawhi Leonard and Uncle Dennis to their meeting with the Toronto Raptors. Albeit … Read more

Raptors Cage’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft

Detroit Pistons – Cade Cunningham, Oklahoma State University, Guard To say that the Motor City has been suffering over the past decade would be an understatement. For a city with so much history, the story is the same on the basketball court. This pick may well be what the Pistons faithful need to revive their … Read more

Vrenz Bleijenbergh might be the most interesting prospect in this draft

After a season long of tanking in Tampa and suffering through centerless minutes, the vindicating day that Raptors fans have been awaiting since early April is finally 72 hours away away. The 2021 NBA Draft is slated to begin at 8:00 PM Eastern Time on Thursday, July 29th, and with the best draft capital that … Read more