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Analyzing Masai Ujiri’s end of season media address

  Tuesday was a busy day for the Toronto Raptors. As many players wrapped up their exit interviews, on Monday, the biggest one was on Tuesday. Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri spoke to the media. If you missed it, do not worry. There was however, a lot of information to take in. All of which, … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers – Game 2

  Game 2 in this series almost feels like a Game 7 for the Toronto Raptors. Four quarters of bad basketball in Game 1 resulted in a 10 point loss to the Indiana Pacers and the Raptors giving up home court advantage. Without a strong showing and a much needed win tonight, the psychologically frail Toronto team may … 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

Game Day Preview: Raptors visit Rudy Gay and the Sacramento Kings

Following a crushing overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, the  Toronto Raptors look to reverse their fortunes Tuesday night (10 p.m. EST) against former teammate   Rudy Gay and the Sacramento Kings. For those who have been living under a rock for the past year, Toronto (13-4) parted with their All-Star wing last December in … Read more