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Why do the Raptors keep blowing leads?

This is uncharted territory for the Toronto Raptors. After a 112-111 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, the Raptors are now 2-8 in a 72 game season. There is still time, but it won’t be easy to climb up the standings. This isn’t the Raptors team that won 15 straight games last season. If they … Read more

Raptors 2021 NBA title odds

The Raptors may have won the NBA title in 2019, but oddsmakers don’t believe they have what it takes to lift the Larry O’Brien trophy again just a couple years later. Even after an impressive showing in the NBA bubble, where the Raptors played far from their capabilities, sportsbooks are once again underrating them. Or … Read more

Raptors near full-health prior to Finals rematch

For the first time since June 13th, 2019, a date etched in the soul of Canadian basketball diehards, the Toronto Raptors will face the Golden State Warriors. After meeting at the pinnacle of the sports world last year, both of these teams look drastically different. One side lost Kawhi Leonard to a Western Conference foe, … Read more

5 Things We’ve Seen From The First Week of Raptors Basketball

When a child is given their first cookie after dinner, it’s very rare that you see them satisfied upon gobbling it down: they always want more. Even after accomplishing the original goal of having a lingering sweet taste in their mouth, they’re unfulfilled. When an NBA fanbase is given their first NBA Championship, there’s much … Read more

Raptors Revive Old Standard for Building a Championship-Caliber Squad

The Super-Team Uprising Since 2007, when the Boston Celtics acquired perennial all-stars Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, the super-team era has reigned supreme in the NBA. Sure, the Celtics only pulled off the single title, but they were a steady force in the league until the next dynamic trio formed in South Beach in 2010. … Read more

Summer League Primer | Familiar Faces

If you follow the Toronto Raptors or Canada Basketball religiously (like the writers here at Raptors Cage), you’ll be seeing some familiar names and faces on the Summer League squad. Canadian giant Chris Boucher and returning combo guard Jordan Lloyd come in to show the Raptors why they deserve a second look.

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Check out previous entries in our Summer League Series!
Athletes in the Backcourt | Alkins & Potts
Three Dynamic Points Fighting for a Spot | Teague, Miller-McIntyre, Rowsey

3 Small Forwards the Toronto Raptors should target this Summer

Plenty of uncertainty surrounds the Toronto Raptors as the 2017 off-season begins. Of course, Kyle Lowry is a free agent and has made it clear that his decision on where to play next season (and beyond) relies completely on who gives him the best chance to win a ring. The Raptors also have the impending free agency of Serge … Read more

Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks

The 2016-17 Toronto Raptors will look to build on the success achieved by last years squad, who made an appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals. The next step for this team, logically, is to reach the NBA Finals and capture the organization’s first-ever world championship. The quest starts Saturday, April 15 when the Raptors host the Milwaukee … Read more

After Draft, Biyombo’s emergence, it’s time for the Toronto Raptors to put Valanciunas on the trade block

After the 2016 Draft, the Toronto Raptors still don’t have an answer for their missing piece at the power forward position. Instead, they now have three centres that are able to contribute. With the 27th pick they did select power forward Pascal Siakam, who is still a couple years away from filling that void on a … Read more

Report: Toronto Raptors to cut Anthony Bennett & sign F/C Jason Thompson

According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, the Toronto Raptors will part ways with Anthony Bennett to sign veteran F/C Jason Thompson. The Toronto Raptors are waiving forward Anthony Bennett to sign veteran Jason Thompson for the season, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 29, 2016 Bennett’s homecoming was a nice … Read more