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WATCH: 6ix Keys To Winning In 4

You couldn’t script a better start to this series, if you’re a Raptors fan. The stage was set for games 1 and 2. After being swept by the Wizards a few years back, the Wizards confidently rolled into Toronto expecting to have their way. Unfortunately for them the Toronto Raptors, like the weather during their stay in Toronto, was a lot colder than they remembered.

How fitting it was for the Raptors to go up 2-0 (during one of the bigger freezing rain storms in recent memory) against a team that had swept them 3 years prior. The Wizards have been very vocal in their hoping to draw the Raptors, and thus far Washington been made to eat their words.

With that being said, here are 6 Keys to success if the Raptors plan on returning the favour and sweeping the Wizards.

What is the Raptors’ ideal crunch-time unit against the Wizards?

So, uh, the Raptors closed Game 1 with a lineup featuring Bebe at centre. Yes, Bebe. The big smiley Brazilian played the final nine minutes of the game, which began with a 10-0 Raptors run. Toronto won the game by eight. Alongside Bebe, the Raptors trotted out DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka and Delon … Read more

Lowry diagnosed as likely out for the season

  Toronto Raptors All-Star Guard Kyle Lowry is officially on the shelf. After sitting out Sunday night’s game against Portland, it has now been confirmed that Kyle Lowry is in fact, seriously injured. Just how long will the Raptors heart and soul be out? According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Lowry will be out 4-5 Weeks. Shortly … Read more

What’s next for the Toronto Raptors?

The 2015-16 season was an historic one for the Toronto Raptors. The team set a franchise record of 56 wins in a single season and survived 2 gruesome playoff match ups against the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat, both of which went all the way to 7 games. The Raps also reached the conference finals against the … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to finish strong against Nets

There’s a lot happening tonight: Kobe is playing his final game, the Warriors are gunning for win number 73, teams are jockeying for playoff positioning, the Blue Jays are playing host to the Yankees, the NHL playoffs are starting and, most importantly, the Toronto Raptors are playing the Brooklyn Nets. To be specific, 66 per cent … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors beat 76ers, will face Indiana in the first round

In a somewhat meaningless game the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night in one last regular season show at home before the playoffs. Norman Powell logged close to 40 minutes yet again and led his team with 18 points as every Raptor who played in this game recorded a point and seven … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors 905 beat Indiana Pacers

The Toronto Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers 111-98 on Friday Night behind 27 points from rookie sensation Norman Powell. On the second night of a back-to-back, the Raptors rested 3 of their starters as well as recently healed DeMarre Carroll. The Pacers, who hold the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference, looked lazy and undetermined … 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

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors find magic of their own in win vs. Orlando

It wasn’t pretty, but the Toronto Raptors managed to come away with a 105-100 victory against the Orlando Magic improving their positioning in the Eastern conference playoff standings. The win places the Raptors just a game behind the Cleveland Cavaliers for first place in the East. The Raptors were without three key toational players; Cory … Read more

Setting the Raptors 2016 New Year’s Resolutions

Frank Gunn / Canadian Press 2015 was an up and down year for our beloved Toronto Raptors. After starting the year as the best team in the East, they tailed off in the standings and capped their 2014-2015 season losing all four games to the Washington Wizards in the playoffs. As much as we’d like … Read more