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Precious Achiuwa has shown upside as a do-it-all center

It took an unusually long time, but after a whirlwind of rumours, reports, and rambunctious speculation running rampant throughout Twitter, we were granted the knowledge of whom the Toronto Raptors were receiving in return for Kyle Lowry via their sign-and-trade with the Miami Heat. Precious Achiuwa – a 21-year-old small-ball center with elite upside as … Read more

What if the Raptors don’t get Giannis?

The Toronto Raptors are one of the best organizations in any sport at keeping information a secret. Masai Ujuri and Bobby Webster work magic behind the scenes and we rarely catch on to their plans. For the first time, we know exactly what their master plan is. The Raptors have done everything to keep a … Read more

Ibaka is gone, but everything will be fine

Saturday was a bittersweet day for the Toronto Raptors and their fans. The day started off with great news that Fred Vanvleet has resigned for four years. Vanvleet was deemed ‘likely’ to return with the Raptors – barring a shocking offer from a team like the New York Knicks. The 85 million dollar contract was … Read more

Nick Nurse is a Raptor for now, and for the foreseeable future

This morning, Toronto Raptors fans had a weight lifted off their shoulders knowing that Nick Nurse will remain North of the border for the next few years, at minimum. The Athletic’s Blake Murphy first broke the news via Twitter, stating that the Raptors and Nick Nurse have agreed to a multi-year extension, with the exact … Read more

Andre Drummond To The Raptors: Does It Really Make Sense?

As an NBA basketball team, winning two thirds of your games, coming off a summer in which one of the best basketball players in the world abandoned you for the palm trees of Los Angeles, and accounting for the fact that six of your top seven players have each missed nine games, the circumstances don’t … Read more

The Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

Remember back in the 2017-2018 season, when the Toronto Raptors were led by best friends DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, had Dwane Casey at the helm of the team, and the narrative going into the playoffs was that “we didn’t need a third superstar to finally compete with LeBron James, because our sensational bench of … Read more

The Raptors Just Bet $130M On Pascal Siakam

After a summer in which he was one of the most instrumental pieces on a championship team, and followed it up shortly after by earning Most Improved Player honours, it’s hard for anyone to claim they had a better or busier summer than Pascal Siakam. Yesterday afternoon, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke news that Pascal Siakam … Read more

Take a Deep Breath, Raptors Fans

When we put a chunk of coal under extreme pressure, it has the potential to become a diamond. When we put a pipe under extreme pressure, it has the potential to break. Coming into last season, one of the biggest questions surrounding the Raptors was how well they could cope with the pressure of having … Read more

Terence Davis And Fred VanVleet Are One In The Same

Ben Wallace, J.J. Barea, Jeremy Lin, Fred VanVleet, Udonis Haslem. Aside from all earning hardware on their fingers, each of the aforementioned players were undrafted in their respective classes, yet each has managed to become a household name of die-hard basketball fans around the globe. After not hearing his name called on June 20th, 2019, … Read more

Justifying The Hype Around The Iceman, Matt Thomas

The Raptors’ offseason acquisitions these past couple of weeks have ranged from former lottery picks, to intriguing raw projects, to forgotten-about undrafted players. Through it all, there seems to be one guy who the fan base is particularly excited about – an unlikely candidate given his stature as compared to the other signings: Matt Thomas. … Read more