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Post Game Report Card: Raptors somehow tie the series

Stephen A. Smith apologizes to Canada after Raptors win Game 4. VIDEO @ https://t.co/Fi7xSmyG4g pic.twitter.com/1cwQ1C6mSF — BarDown (@BarDown) May 24, 2016 The Toronto Raptors have tied their Eastern conference finals series with a 105-99 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Nobody was giving this team a chance, and here we are. Wow. After getting crushed on the … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look to even series against Cavaliers in Game 4

The Toronto Raptors will try to even the Eastern Conference Finals at 2-2, with a win today in Game 4 against the Cleveland Cavaliers at 8:30 p.m. EST. After winning Game 3 by 15 points, the Raptors have a chance to continue their momentum in front of their home court, the Air Canada Centre. The … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors surge past Cavaliers, take Game 3

The Toronto Raptors defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, 99-84, where they now trail 2-1. Bismack Biyombo grabbed 26 rebounds, breaking the franchise record for most rebounds in a game (post-season and regular season) . The previous record holder? Bismack Biyombo with 25 rebounds last March. In these playoffs, DeMar DeRozan has performed well … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors blown out in Game 2

The Toronto Raptors suffer another embarrassing loss, dropping Game 2 to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 108-89. The Raptors were off to a hot start in the first quarter, answering almost every basket Cleveland scored. They ended the first quarter trailing 30-28. But then, like in Game 1, the Cavaliers pulled away. Cleveland dominated the second quarter, scoring 32 points to … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors embarrassed in game 1

Well… that was a rough welcome to the Eastern Conference Finals. After getting insulted by basically everyone in America, the Toronto Raptors didn’t really help their cause, getting blown out badly by the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 1 by a score of 115-84. Game 1s have never been kind to the Raptors, but this one was just flat out … Read more

Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers

For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors have reached the conference finals. The main goal this year was to advance past the first round. However, after advancing to the second round, expectations weren’t as clear. Well, here we are. Our precious Raptors are in the Eastern Conference Finals against the King, LeBron James. While … Read more

Raptors player ratings for the Heat series

  The Toronto Raptors did it. They made it past the second round, they overcame a strong and well supported Miami team, they made their first conference final in franchise history, and they continue to make history in what is now undeniably their greatest season. These are my grades for some of the members of … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors miss chance as Heat force game 7

  The Toronto Raptors traveled to Miami hoping to end the series and advance to their first conference final. Unfortunately, tonight it wasn’t to be as the Miami Heat took a 103-91 win. The Raptors found themselves down by just one to end the first quarter but an 11-6 run to begin the second combined with … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors squeeze out pivotal game 5 win

Pivotal is a word that is being used a lot for Toronto Raptors playoff games. But game 5 against the Miami Heat was truly a pivotal tilt, that saw the Raps take down the Miami Heat 99-91, giving them a 3-2 series lead. The Raps are in another game 6 closeout situation, with the series shifting to Miami on Friday. … Read more

Post Game Report: DeRozan, Casey bury Raptors in game 4 loss to Heat

After leading for the majority of the 4th quarter, the Toronto Raptors lost game 4, 94-87, after Miami Heat‘s Dwyane Wade took the game to overtime with a late run. The Raptors were in control for the most part of the second half, after having to fight back down by double digits in the first … Read more