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#NorthernNostalgia Week 12: Toronto Raptors Bench Bosses

In 20 years of Toronto Raptors history they have had a total of 8 head coaches. So, it is clear that being the head coach for this franchise has never been looked upon as a long-term gig. Most of these coaches came from the ranks of being an assistant coach, and many have returned there after their run in … Read more

#NorthernNostalgia Week 10: The Greatest Toronto Raptor Soundbites

By: Fouad Suleiman In lieu of the recent less then friendly soundbite given by Toronto Maple Leafs star Phil Kessel to Toronto Star reporter Dave Feschuk, the latest instalment of Raptors Cage’s original series Northern Nostalgia will look at the most memorable player/coach interview moments in franchise history. The pre and post game bites and the shoot-around … Read more

#NorthernNostalgia week seven: The Tabak attack

If you’re able to vividly remember the first season in Toronto Raptors history, you’re probably feeling pretty old watching the Raptors organization celebrate 20 years of basketball in Toronto. However being able to remember that season means that you may also remember a player by the name of Zan Tabak. Zan Tabak was an original Raptor. He … Read more

#NorthernNostalgia week four: Classic Raptors commercials

It’s that moment you’ve been waiting for!  #NorthernNostalgia is back,  and this week we’re showcasing the best commercials from 20 years of Toronto Raptors history.  As with any other organization,  marketing for an NBA team is essential in attracting and sustaining a pool of support.  Since professional basketball players are generally untrained in the art of … 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