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Game Day Preview: Raptors look to regain home court in Game 2

  After another nail-biting finish in overtime, The Toronto Raptors were able to come out on top and take Game 2 to even the series. Now the Raptors take their talents to South Beach in hopes of continuing their momentum against the Miami Heat. Game 2 was a story of yet another blown lead for … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors down Miami, even series 1-1

In game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals match up, the Toronto Raptors managed to even the series in what was another highly competitive game against an experienced Miami Heat squad, 96-92. The second game of this series was forced into another overtime. However, it was the Dinos that pulled away to even the series 1-1. Miami … 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 fall to the Pacers, Game 7 on Sunday

The Toronto Raptors fall to the Indiana Pacers in Game 6, 101-83. The Pacers avoid elimination and force a Game 7 on Sunday at 8 p.m. DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry struggled from the field once again. DeRozan scoring eight points on 3-13 shooting and Lowry scoring 10 points on 4-14 shooting. Lowry did earn himself a double-double (10 points, 10 assists), … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to close out Pacers in game 6

Views from the 6. Game 6. This could end up being a legendary day for the city. VIEWS FROM THE 6 + #RAPTORS WINNING GAME 6 = BEST DAY IN THE HISTORY OF THE 6 COMING UP. #RTZ — Raptors Cage (@RaptorsCage) April 29, 2016 Fresh off an incredible comeback victory, the Toronto Raptors will look to … 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

5 random thoughts on Pacers-Raptors thus far

After the Toronto Raptors win last night, I didn’t feel excited. All I felt was slight relief. Game 1 had my head spinning, emotions churning, and made me question my loyalty to this franchise, and sports in general. It felt like it was happening all over again. But, last night, the Raptors played like they should, taking down the Indiana … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors win Game 2, even series vs Pacers

The Toronto Raptors defeat the Indiana Pacers, 98-87, tying the series at one game a piece. You can breathe now, Raptors fans…at least until Thursday. Jonas Valanciunas led the team to a much-needed victory, earning another double-double: scoring 23 points and grabbing 15 rebounds. DeMar DeRozan continued to struggle from the field, scoring 10 points on 5-18 shooting. Coach Dwane … Read more