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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

Report: Toronto Raptors to cut Anthony Bennett & sign F/C Jason Thompson

According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, the Toronto Raptors will part ways with Anthony Bennett to sign veteran F/C Jason Thompson. The Toronto Raptors are waiving forward Anthony Bennett to sign veteran Jason Thompson for the season, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 29, 2016 Bennett’s homecoming was a nice … Read more

Report [updated]: Toronto Raptors interested in Suns’ forwards P.J. Tucker and Markieff Morris

According to a tweet from ESPN’s Mark Stein, the Toronto Raptors are said to have shown trade interest in Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker. Tucker is averaging 6.8 points and 5.7 rebounds per game this season in 50 contests with the Suns. ESPN sources say Toronto is among the teams expressing trade interest in Suns swingman … Read more

Evaluating the promising future of basketball in Canada

Basketball in Canada is often overlooked. Many individuals forget that origins of the sport tie deep into Canada. However, some are totally oblivious to just how deep basketball roots run in Canada. It was December of 1891 when physical instructor, Canadian James Naismith invented the game. It was initially meant to keep track athletes in shape. Fast forward … Read more

Raptors ink Anthony Bennett to 1 year minimum deal

JUST IN: Anthony Bennett will clear waivers and sign w/ the Toronto Raptors, a source has told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. pic.twitter.com/7J6KGLnXZc — NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) September 25, 2015 It’s quite rare to be able to sign a number 1 pick off waivers. However, the Toronto Raptors have signed Canadian Anthony Bennett to a reported 1 year minimum deal. … 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

Is Joseph the first of many Canadians for the Toronto Raptors?

  As we all know, Canada Basketball is on an absolute high right now, coming off a win at the Tuto Marchand Continental Cup in Puerto Rico, a tuneup for the FIBA Americas where they look to earn a berth in the upcoming Olympic games. The talent on the team is possibly the best it’s ever … Read more

Tristan Thompson vs. Anthony Bennett Dance-off + an Interview with Tristan Thompson

  Tristan Thompson and Anthony Bennett go head to head in a dance contest at the Samsung Galaxy S5 skills competition held at the Hoopdome in North York. Raptors Cage catches up with Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers to talk about the Toronto Raptors being in the playoffs, basketball growing in Canada and the reason he … Read more