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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 Evolutions of OG Anunoby and Pascal Siakam

Caterpillars live their whole lives like one another: dragging themselves around, chomping away happily at leaves on the ground, and hiding under more leaves after it gets dark outside. That is until one day, when they realize that they were destined to be more than just a caterpillar. The finest of them eventually make their … Read more

Season in Recap: A Transformative Journey

The Toronto Raptors end the regular season 2nd in the East with 58 wins. Despite this great finish, any fan will know this season has been far from the ordinary journey. Last season the Raptors had 12 different starting lineups. This year they’ve had 22. This is a testament to their strength in holding the … Read more

Raptors acquire Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles

Jonas Valanciunas is finally ready to return to the lineup ton- Oh. In another ultra-aggressive move by Masai Ujiri, the Raptors made a splash an hour before the deadline on Thursday, agreeing to a deal with the Grizzlies to acquire three-time All-Star Marc Gasol: Toronto is planning to send Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, CJ Milles and a … Read more

DeRozan and Lowry need help; can young players answer?

It’s time someone turns the Lowry-DeRozan duo into a big three. The conference is wide open now that LeBron James is headed west to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Boston Celtics are currently the conscensus favourite, but unlike the last eight years that saw LeBron torment the East, nothing is certain. Kyrie Irving is coming … Read more

Jama Mahlalela named new head coach of Raptors 905

The Raptors have named assistant Jama Mahlalela as the third head coach of the G-League affiliate Raptors 905. With several intriguing options, the Raptors faced a challenge in finding the right fit for the 905 after Jerry Stackhouse left to join the Memphis Grizzlies staff. The team has been key in the success of the big-league … Read more

Delon Wright saves the Raptors in Game 5

Delon Wright was open. The Raptors were down by two early in the second quarter of Wednesday night’s Game 5. Ty Lawson had mistakenly anticipated Wright setting a screen, allowing the Raptors point guard to receive a pass with a second of airspace behind the 3-point arc. Just three days earlier, Wright had passed up … Read more