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Post Game Report Card: Without Lowry, Raptors unable to overcome Celtics

After facing the Boston Celtics for the second time in three games, the Toronto Raptors fell to their division rivals 91-79. With the news of star guard Kyle Lowry sitting out, the Raps started Cory Joseph at point guard. While this game was one to forget, the Raps did clinch a third straight playoff berth, so that’s something to look forward to. … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors face off against Celtics in Atlantic Clash

Tonight, the Toronto Raptors will take on an Atlantic division foe as the Boston Celtics are in town. Emotions will be running high as former fan favourite, Amir Johnson, returns to the Air Canada Centre. While the Raps boast All-Star guards, DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, Boston has an All-Star guard of their own in Isaiah Thomas. A day after St … Read more

Post Game Report Card: DeRozan, Raptors Overcome Celtics in Amir’s Return to Toronto

Amir Johnson‘s return to Toronto couldn’t have ended in a more bittersweet fashion. Amir was greeted by cheers from the Toronto crowd. However, the Toronto Raptors couldn’t be any happier to secure another win over an Atlantic division rival, the Boston Celtics. The Raptors and Celtics played a competitive game right down to the wire, but it … Read more

Evaluating the Terrence Ross extension

Monday, November 2nd, the Toronto Raptors signed Terrence Ross to a 3 year, approximately $31-million dollar deal. Ross was controversially selected 8th overall in the 2012 NBA Draft from the University of Washington. With many names still left on the board at the time – Andre Drummond, Austin Rivers, Kendall Marshall, Terrence Jones (all picks … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to keep rolling in Boston

It’s good to be back, isn’t it? The Toronto Raptors will look to keep things rolling tonight, as they head to the TD Garden in Boston. Both the Boston Celtics and the Raptors won their season openers. The game will be a divisional clash between the two teams most likely to win the Atlantic. With the tough schedule the … Read more

Grading the Toronto Raptors’ Off-Season

An up and down 2014-2015 year for the Toronto Raptors, was followed by what claims to be a very successful off-season. Masai Ujiri made some big-time decisions, which gained mostly positive feedback. It seems the Raptors’ roster has been built for not only immediate success, but lasting results, considering the characters, and youth added to the core … Read more

How Anthony Bennett can help the Toronto Raptors

ESPN sources say Toronto will indeed consider Anthony Bennett if he does clear waivers but Raps' crowded frontcourt makes signing him tricky — Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) September 25, 2015 It’s been a roller-coaster ride of a career already for Anthony Bennett. With the first overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected … Read more

Rebirth of a system: Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors have revamped their roster in hopes of improving their fortunes come next post-season. The Raptors parted ways with five players including six-year Raptor veteran Amir Johnson. With the new players like DeMarre Carroll, Cory Joseph and Bismack Biyombo in the mix its clear Masai Ujiri is focused on improving and establishing the team … Read more

Who is the real answer for the Toronto Raptors at PF?

Going into the season, the Toronto Raptors have the starting lineup pretty much set. Kyle Lowry, Demar DeRozan, and Jonas Valanciunas will resume their spots in the starting lineup. Free agent signing Demarre Carroll will take over the starting SF spot. This leaves one spot left to be decided. The last few years, the starting PF spot had been … Read more

Highlights of Toronto Raptors 2015-2016 Schedule

  The Toronto Raptors are coming off another impressive regular season which ended in disappointment during the playoffs. With the 2015-2016 quickly approaching the Raptors would hope to get things going with a bang. The Raptors made some major defensive upgrades through free agency and the draft by signing DeMarre Carroll, Cory Joseph, Luis Scola, and Bismack Biyombo along with rookies Delon Wright and Norman Powell. … Read more