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BREAKING: Greivis Vasquez to Milwaukee for Future 1st Round Pick

Toronto will get a future first and the No. 46 pick for Vasquez, according to ESPN sources — Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 26, 2015 Marc Stein announced via Twitter, the Toronto Raptors have acquired a future 1st Round pick, and the 46th pick of the 2015 NBA Draft for guard, Greivis Vasquez. Vasquez spent two … Read more

Patman Unmasked: A Patrick Patterson story, as told by the main woman in his life

A year after the trade that sent Patrick Patterson to the Toronto Raptors, we caught up with his mother. It was 1994, in a YMCA gym in Huntington, West Virginia. “Pat, put your hands up! Defense!” Tywanna Patterson yelled. “What’s defense?” her five-year old son replied. “Put your hands up! Block his shot! Don’t let … Read more

The Best Of Aaron Gray As A Raptor

I’m going to be honest with you – the part I’m most sad about in this whole Rudy Gay deal is the fact that Aaron Gray is no longer a member of the Toronto Raptors.  ‘Air Gray’ was without a doubt the best source of comedy this Raptors club had. The bowl cut, along with some hilarious on-court and off-court highlights has led … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Short-Handed Raptors Stun Lakers In Kobe Bryant’s Return

Today was quite something. Coming into Sunday night, the Toronto Raptors were on a five game losing streak gearing up to go against the Los Angeles Lakers. It was also announced a few days earlier that Kobe Bryant would be making his highly anticipated season debut AND the game would be nationally televised. Then Masai Ujiri threw a major curveball at … Read more

Breaking Down The Rudy Gay Trade

Big news on a Sunday night. On the same day Kobe Bryant makes his return, the Toronto Raptors have agreed on a deal with the Sacramento Kings, sending small forward Rudy Gay, power forward Quincy Acy, and centre Aaron Gray for point guard Greivis Vasquez, guard/forward John Salmons, power forward Patrick Patterson, and centre/forward Chuck Hayes. … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors Hoping For A Strong Start

Say hello to a brand new NBA season, folks! Raptors Cage is ready to kick off the 2013-2014 season. Tonight, the Toronto Raptors take on a new look Boston Celtics at the Air Canada Centre, hoping to start the season strong with a win. This Celtics team has a very different feel. No more Doc Rivers, no … Read more

Toronto Raptors Media Day Coverage

Full media day coverage is available here, and we get set to hear, from the different players, coaches, and personnel from the Toronto Raptors. Also, we will have coverage of the Raptors’ press conference, with their new ambassador, Drake, and the 2016 NBA All-Star game announcement. What exactly will we be hearing today from the … Read more

Burning Questions Each Raptor Will Have To Answer – Part 2

I previously wrote about the primary issues that will probably be faced by the projected starting five for the Toronto Raptors this season. Obviously, the players coming off the bench will have to answer some challenging questions pertaining to this team’s success as well. Landry Fields, SF: Can he regain “pre-elbow surgery” form? Unfortunately, Fields possesses a … Read more

Building A Championship Caliber Raptors Squad

At the end of an article I wrote, I noted that this current Toronto Raptors squad is not a championship caliber contender, “but that’s a story for another day”. Well, here’s that story. If you’ve been living under a rock, Bryan Colangelo was extended as president but removed as general manager of the Toronto Raptors. Masai Ujiri has taken over … Read more

What If Everything Went Right This Year?

Let’s face it, not many things really did go the Toronto Raptors’ way this season, and if there is one redeeming quality from this season, it has to be the ‘moral victories’. However, the bottom line is that this team’s record isn’t reflective of their performance this year, and it’s time to examine why. We analyze the … Read more