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The Raptors have a ceiling, but can they raise it?

The 2021 Toronto Raptors are finally looking like the the Raptors of old. While they still clearly miss Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaka, things look better. Norman Powell has settled in after early season concerns, Siakam looks like an Allstar caliber player again, and the defensive efficiency has improved to 10th (ESPN). At 17-17 they … Read more

Can the Small Raptors make some noise in the East?

It has been a crazy season so far for the Toronto Raptors. After starting 2-8, finally they have climbed back to a .500 record. Even this climb to 15-15 hasn’t been smooth sailing. In the last 20 games, the Raptors have lost to a depleted Miami Heat roster, the Sacramento Kings, and the Minnesota Timberwolves. … Read more

Andre Drummond might finally be making his way to Toronto

If you’re among the Toronto Raptors fans who fawn over modern basketball with centres who can space the floor, this season has not been one too enjoyable for you. Toronto’s starting centre, Aron Baynes, is shooting a dim 23.1% from three-point range on the season, and because of his inability to space the floor, he’s … Read more

Why the Raptors can contend with a starting caliber centre

Let’s refrain from sugar-coating anything here: the Toronto Raptors centre rotation this season has been atrocious. Aron Baynes has not lived up to a skeleton of his expectations, and the mysterious waiving of Alex Len has not proved to be beneficial to the team in any sort of way. Chris Boucher on the other hand … Read more

The best of Raptors Twitter on VanVleet’s historic night

As Raptors fans finished another long day of remote work on a boring Tuesday afternoon, and geared up for their team’s earlier-than-usual start against the Orlando Magic, there was no expectation that this would be an exhilarating contest whatsoever. Being these squads’ second time seeing each other in three nights, and devoid of any drama … Read more

Explaining this week’s stock market events in basketball terms

If you own a smartphone and have Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, or access to the internet, there’s a good chance that you’ve seen a meme, two, or two-hundred about the stock market this week. If you’re the average Joe or Joanna and don’t have any interest in capitalist America, there’s also a good chance that you … Read more

The Top Five Raptors for Your Fantasy Team – Updated After the First Quarter

With the 2020-2021 NBA season a quarter of the way completed, the Raptors are sitting in twelfth place in the Eastern Conference with a disappointing 7-12 record. A plethora of injuries has left coach Nick Nurse scrambling to put together a new starting lineup before every game. This uncertainty has taken many Raptors out of … Read more

10,000 Points for Kyle Lowry: Taking a Look at his Raptors Career so far

From North Philly to your City and everywhere in-between, all-star guard Kyle Lowry is always being talked about. From trade rumors buzzing to talk of him reaching 10,000 points in a Raptors uniform, the 34-year-old guard continues to have his presence felt right across the league.  With 10,000 points and counting, here’s a look at … Read more