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Ranking the greatest individual seasons in Toronto Raptors history – Part 1

A constant debate among basketball fans is over which player is the greatest of all time; the greatest of their era, or the greatest of their team’s history? In the Toronto Raptors’ short 25 years of existence, there have been many great players who have come and gone through the organization, but who is in … 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

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

Game Day Preview: Raptors Look to Cool Heat Down

It’s game day folks and your Toronto Raptors are hosting the Miami Heat. Through their last 10 games, Miami is 7-3, meaning that they’re not playing around and are likely to be a serious threat come playoff time. After recently acquiring Joe Johnson, the Heat are one of the deepest teams in the league and the Raps cannot take it … Read more

Post Game Report Card: 7th heaven as DeRozan leads Raptors over Heat

The Toronto Raptors took their 7th straight win with a 101-81 home victory over the injury ravaged Miami Heat.The Raptors established an early lead in the first quarter and managed to put up 60 first half points which allowed them to head into the locker rooms up 60-44. Miami never really got back within touching distance … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look for seventh consecutive win tonight against the Heat

The Toronto Raptors will try to win their seventh consecutive game when they welcome the Miami Heat to the Air Canada Centre on Friday night. The Raptors will continue to be without starter DeMarre Carroll, who is recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery. Carroll being away for this matchup is nothing new, since he missed the … 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

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to regain form in testing trip to South Beach

The Toronto Raptors must put a very tough (and controversial) loss behind them as they look to get back to winning ways against the Miami Heat. One night prior the Raptors managed to rally back from a 12 point deficit in the fourth to take what looked like a win in Charlotte, until the referees … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look to get back on track against the Miami Heat

After coming off a tough 92-87 loss against the Magic, the Toronto Raptors will try to split their trip to Florida against Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat. Raptors small forward DeMarre Carroll is questionable for tonights contest after having dealt with planter fasciitis for the last 10 days. The Raptors (5-1) will hope to … Read more

The best Toronto Raptors dunks not by Vince Carter

  We’ve all heard the narrative by now. Vince Carter, likely the greatest in-game dunker in NBA history helped put the Toronto Raptors on the map with his almost nightly jaw dropping mid-air theatrics. His almost ballerina-like body control combined with his trampoline vertical leap and his thunderous finishes had him, and by extension the … Read more