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Game day preview: Raptors try to forget Monday ever happened

After Monday’s hideous Game 4, which saw the Toronto Raptors blow a late lead and falter in overtime against the Miami Heat, this second-round series feels something like this: The series is once again tied, and both teams are likely looking to just get Game 5 started so they erase the memory of what was yet another ugly, inefficient … 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

Game Day Preview: Raptors, Lowry look to bounce back in Game 2

The Toronto Raptors dropped game 1 against the Miami Heat on Tuesday after an insane half-court buzzer-beating heave from Kyle Lowry, sending the game to overtime. The heroic efforts were eventually useless after a mini-run early led by Dwyane Wade. In Game 1, the Raptors led for the majority of the game until late third quarter and into … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Miami Heat – Game 1

It’s an amazing feeling to finally have that monkey of our back. With that being said, the Toronto Raptors still have business to take care of as the team begins their 7 game series against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The series against the Indiana Pacers just ended and already we have another Raptors game … Read more

The significance of winning that game 7

It wasn’t pretty by any means. The Toronto Raptors led by 16 points, yet almost blew the franchise defining game 7. They were the 2nd seed, and got pushed to the absolute brink by Paul George and the Indiana Pacers. It felt like another nightmare playoff run – a significantly worse team outplaying the Raptors, primed to pull off the upset. … Read more

Raptors player ratings for the Pacers series

The Toronto Raptors eventually managed to hold off the resilient never say die Indiana Pacers and advance to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001. Like the series the roster had it share of individual ups and downs. Each rating is out of 10 based on the first round series … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors blow out Pacers in game 3

The Toronto Raptors gave the Indiana Pacers the business tonight, winning 101-85 and sending Indy fans home early. We got some let’s go Raptors chants dominating the Bankers Life Fieldhouse, a solid game from DeMar DeRozan, and a dominating overall performance that has the Raps leading the series 2-1. The Raps controlled the pace for the majority of the game, and never … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors at Indiana Pacers – Game 3

Tonight the Toronto Raptors will look to steal a game on the road as they visit the Indiana Pacers in game 3 of their playoff match up. The series, thus far, is tied 1 a piece and while the Raps dropped game 1, they rallied back to win game 2 behind Jonas Valanciunas. The postseason is here … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors drop Game 1 to the Pacers

The beautiful sun shined upon Jurassic Park as the Toronto Raptors opened up yet another post-season at home against the seventh seeded Indiana Pacers. Unfortunately the tears of joy quickly turned to pain as the Raptors dropped a seventh consecutive Playoff game, 100-90. Paul George had 33 points after averaging just 16 points a game against … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors fall to the Spurs

  The Toronto Raptors (51-25) fall to the San Antonio Spurs, 102-95, in a game that saw strong performances from rookies Norman Powell and Delon Wright. The Spurs (64-12) remain perfect at home and have set a single-season franchise record in wins. LaMarcus Aldridge earned himself a double-double (31 points, 15 rebounds) and Kawhi Leonard managed to break his career-record in points with 33 (I … Read more