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Who is the real answer for the Toronto Raptors at PF?

Going into the season, the Toronto Raptors have the starting lineup pretty much set. Kyle Lowry, Demar DeRozan, and Jonas Valanciunas will resume their spots in the starting lineup. Free agent signing Demarre Carroll will take over the starting SF spot. This leaves one spot left to be decided. The last few years, the starting PF spot had been … Read more

Toronto Raptors fantasy forecast 2015-2016

There are a great number of things to be excited about as a Toronto Raptors fan this coming season, fantasy pundits included. I’ve spent hours pouring over fantasy basketball rankings and I’m excited. The addition of everyone’s favourite versatile wing DeMarre Carroll had people excited everywhere, Jonas Valanciunas has been a beast amongst big men, … Read more

A comprehensive evaluation of Terrence Ross

With the newly acquired DeMarre Carroll poised to assume starting small forward duties it would appear that, after a frustrating year of inconsistent play, Terrence Ross’ role has been redefined significantly. The new roster additions and restructured depth chart undoubtedly has huge implications for Terrence Ross and the trajectory of his career. But perhaps his … Read more

How Masai has set the Toronto Raptors up for fincancial success

Understanding the NBA‘s salary cap structure is a science. The collective bargaining agreement (CBA), which governs the cap has its own language with terms and abbreviations like RFA (restricted free agent), UFA (unrestricted free agent), MLE (mid-level exception) and “bird-rights”. The CBA requires PhD level study to interpret completely, this is why sports franchises have designated … Read more

Raptors reportedly still in the mix to sign Wesley Matthews

The $$ obviously doesn't work & I have no clue how it would, but the pitch was DeMar at the two, Wes at the three and Carroll at the four. — Sam Amick (@sam_amick) July 1, 2015 After the news of the Toronto Raptors signing DeMarre Carroll, reports indicate that they are far from finished. … Read more

Carroll signs with Toronto

DeMarre Carroll has agreed to a four year, $60M deal with Toronto, league source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2015 Masai Ujiri strikes! Prized swingman DeMarre Carroll has chosen to sign with the Toronto Raptors as per Adrian Wojnarowski and his own personal Twitter account. The acquisition of Carroll means the search for a … Read more

Potential Free Agent Targets: Small Forwards

It’s clear that there will be some big changes this offseason for the Toronto Raptors. More than likely, the change will start from the small forward spot – a position where the Raptors have struggled to get production. Thus, we analyze the suitable, viable, and realistic options at the small forward position in free agency for the Raptors. … Read more