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The Chronicle of DeMar DeRozan’s Career in Toronto

In what seems like the most anticipated game of the Raptor’s regular season, DeMar DeRozan will return with his San Antonio Spurs teammates to face the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on Friday. The league seems abuzz about the game at the moment. The game will be nationally televised in the United States. Masai Ujiri … Read more

3 Small Forwards the Toronto Raptors should target this Summer

Plenty of uncertainty surrounds the Toronto Raptors as the 2017 off-season begins. Of course, Kyle Lowry is a free agent and has made it clear that his decision on where to play next season (and beyond) relies completely on who gives him the best chance to win a ring. The Raptors also have the impending free agency of Serge … Read more

What’s next for the Toronto Raptors?

The 2015-16 season was an historic one for the Toronto Raptors. The team set a franchise record of 56 wins in a single season and survived 2 gruesome playoff match ups against the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat, both of which went all the way to 7 games. The Raps also reached the conference finals against the … Read more

Toronto Raptors bring back Bargnani for playoff run

The Toronto Raptors have announced they have signed free agent, ex-Raptor, and number 1 pick Andrea Bargnani in a move which will boost roster depth and see a very familiar face return to Toronto. Bargnani will play for Toronto for the veteran’s minimum for the rest of the season. In 2006 the Raptors used the number … Read more

100 Things Raptors Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die – Book review and interview with author Dave Mendonca

The book 100 Things Raptors Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die is a detailed factoid written by former sports reporter Dave Mendonca. Mendonca is a former sports reporter for theScore television network before it became Sportsnet360. Mendonca has had work appear on ESPN & SLAMonline. He also co-hosted a podcast called The Breakdown … Read more

European players who had an impact on the Toronto Raptors

Over the last 15-20 years European players coming to the NBA has been a common practice. In the existence of the Toronto Raptors we too have seen a fair share of players come from across the Atlantic. While today the only Raptors player in the upcoming Euro Basketball tournament is Lithuanian Jonas Valanciunas Toronto has … Read more

Knicks and Nuggets misfortunes will be the Raptors’ gain

Rewind to just over two years ago to July 10th, 2013 where one of the best moments in the over 20 year history of the Toronto Raptors was made official. Andrea Bargnani, the first ever European to be picked first overall in an NBA draft, Bryan Colangelo’s pet project, Primo Pasta connoisseur, and the bane … Read more

Remembering Amir Johnson, the heart and soul of Toronto

Amir Johnson‘s time in Toronto has ended. It’s been a few days since this statement has become a reality, yet still, the words hurt no less. Why? This is a guy that poured out heart and soul every single time he took the floor, regardless of the team’s circumstances. The fact that he’s seen the … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors rout Knicks, retain 3rd seed

The Toronto Raptors were without Kyle Lowry once again, however managed to withstand the return of Andrea Bargnani and the New York Knicks as they came victorious against the league’s worst team. 106-89 was the final score in this one, putting the Raps at 42-28 and back into the third spot in the Eastern Conference. The Raps simply handled the Knicks as they … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors hope to redeem themselves against Knicks

The Toronto Raptors lead the Atlantic division by 10.5 games, however their downward spiral continued after dropping their last contest against the Chicago Bulls. With the New York Knicks coming into town the Raptors will try to right the ship and build some sort of momentum heading into the post-season. The Raptors have been in … Read more