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Can the Raptors make a competitive offer for Jrue Holiday?

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the New Orleans Pelicans are openly discussing a trade involving Jrue Holiday with several contenders. The 30-year-old defensive juggernaut has two years and $52M remaining on his contract, with a player option for the 2021-2022 season. We’ll begin by addressing the elephant in the room: if Jrue Holiday … Read more

Raptors look to bounce back against the Denver Nuggets

After riding a 15-game win streak for the bulk of January and the opening of February, the Toronto Raptors have won a mere two of five not-so difficult games since. Most recently, Toronto is coming off of a disappointing loss to the Charlotte Hornets, in one of their most discombobulated games of the season. Loose … Read more

Knicks and Nuggets misfortunes will be the Raptors’ gain

Rewind to just over two years ago to July 10th, 2013 where one of the best moments in the over 20 year history of the Toronto Raptors was made official. Andrea Bargnani, the first ever European to be picked first overall in an NBA draft, Bryan Colangelo’s pet project, Primo Pasta connoisseur, and the bane … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Lowry dominates Nuggets, Raptors win

The Toronto Raptors won the second of a back to back Western Conference road trip, taking down Denver Nuggets 116-102. The Raps are now an unbelievable 24-7.   Depending how you look at it, the best thing about this team has to be the fact that they can simply cruise and then take over games when they need to the … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to get back on track vs Nuggets

Due to the NBA’s fantastic scheduling, the Toronto Raptors got 2 days off after their loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. They now have another back to back, with a tilt against the  Denver Nuggets tonight and the Cavs again tomorrow. After getting off to a miserable start, the Nuggets started to pick up the pace and now sit at a … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors square off against Nuggets

  The surging Toronto Raptors are set to take on the Denver Nuggets in the mile-high city tonight at 9PM EST. With DeMar DeRozan, Patrick Patterson and Amir Johnson all listed as game-time decisions, Toronto (24-21) will look for production from its key reserves. The team looks to extend its two game win streak following … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors Host Surging Denver Nuggets

After a valiant effort against the Miami Heat, the Toronto Raptors look to turn the corner when they host the surging Denver Nuggets this afternoon at the Air Canada Centre. Toronto (6-9) is currently on a two-game losing streak while Denver (9-6) is seeking a sixth straight victory. Denver has historically outclassed the Raptors, winning … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors Visit Washington Wizards In DC

The Toronto Raptors (21-32) are in Washington DC to take on the Washington Wizards (15-36), their first game back from the All-Star break. They hope to get the second half of the season off to a strong start, similar to the way they ended the first half of the year. The Raptors have won five … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Rudy Is The Antidote For Raptors

Just think about where the Toronto Raptors would be today if they had Rudy Gay closing those close games that account for far too many of their losses. It’s unbelievable what having a closer is doing for this team. Despite the terrible defense, Dwane Casey‘s questionable rotations, the Raps still closed out the game. After closing out the Denver Nuggets, … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors Take On Denver Nuggets

The Toronto Raptors (19-32) plays host to the Denver Nuggets (33-19) who are coming off a triple over-time loss against the Boston Celtics. Andrea Bargnani will play tonight after missing the previous game and Monday’s practice. He will come off the bench behind Amir Johnson and Jonas Valanciunas. The Nuggets will be without Andre Iguodala who … Read more