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Season Highlights: Reflecting On the Raptors Through Statistics

By Scott Engel, The Game Day The Raptors’ 2022 season certainly did not end as hoped, with a 35-point loss to Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The series loss was no major surprise, of course, as going up against Joel Embiid, James Harden, and the ascending Tyrese Maxey would … Read more

Breaking Down The 5 Most Valuable Raptors Right Now

With the 2021-2022 regular season all wrapped up, it’s safe to say that the Toronto Raptors are ahead of schedule. For a team that traded away the greatest and most accomplished player in franchise history this past offseason, expectations for the squad this season were fairly low. The 2021 NBA draft landed them Scottie Barnes; … Read more

4 Takeaways From The Raptors Home Opener

In the Toronto Raptors’ first game at Scotiabank Arena in 584 days – approximately five times the length of an average NBA offseason – the atmosphere was electric. As the team introductions began at around 7:30pm, all 19,800 fans in attendance donned their “we back” t-shirts with pride and shouted joyously to welcome the third-stringers … Read more

Raptors Cage’s Predictions For The 2021-2022 Season

Another season of NBA basketball is upon us, and it feels like things are all neatly back in place for the Toronto Raptors. Despite the squad existing devoid of one Kyle Lowry heading into Wednesday’s home opener, they will be playing in front of a full crowd at Scotiabank Arena once again. All eyes will … Read more

A Best and Worst Case for the Raptors Part 2/2: Best Case

After an extremely difficult 2020-21 season the Toronto Raptors are coming back to Canada. The team looks much different than the last time they played at Scotiabank Arena. Only Pascal Siakam, Fred Vanvleet, OG Anunoby and Chris Boucher are still on the roster. The team appears to be in a rebuilding phase, focusing on player … Read more

A Best and Worst Case for the Raptors Part 1/2: Worst Case

After an extremely difficult 2020-21 season the Toronto Raptors are coming back to Canada. The team looks much different than the last time they played at Scotiabank Arena. Only Pascal Siakam, Fred Vanvleet, OG Anunoby and Chris Boucher are still on the roster. The team appears to be in a rebuilding phase, focusing on player … Read more

Two fake trades that land Ben Simmons in Toronto

The offseason’s endless Ben Simmons saga appears to have reached a climax. No longer should the Philadelphia 76ers be willing to enter next season with their former #1 overall pick on the roster. According to The Athletic’s Derek Bodner, Simmons “does not intend to report to training camp.” In these types of situations, we see … Read more

The Top Five Raptors For Your Fantasy Team – Updated For The Home Stretch

The Toronto Raptors only have 16 regular season games remaining. This means that your fantasy basketball team is in the home stretch. There are only a couple regular season matchups left before the fantasy basketball playoffs. Whether you are the best general manager to ever lead a fantasy basketball team to victory, or just really … Read more