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Post Game Report Card: Raptors take down Bucks

The Toronto Raptors were dominate across the board, taking down the Milwaukee Bucks 106-87. It was the second home game of the season and unlike in the opener this time there was no Halloween scare as the Raptors led throughout the night. The second quarter was where the Raps pulled away, scoring 31 points and … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to stay undefeated vs Bucks

The Toronto Raptors are looking good folks. Coming off a dominant win against the Boston Celtics, the Raps will look to keep rolling as they take on the Milwaukee Bucks. This will mark the first time the Raps take on Greivis Vasquez, and you can bet he’s going to play with a chip on his shoulder. The Bucks have not won … Read more

Grading the Toronto Raptors’ Off-Season

An up and down 2014-2015 year for the Toronto Raptors, was followed by what claims to be a very successful off-season. Masai Ujiri made some big-time decisions, which gained mostly positive feedback. It seems the Raptors’ roster has been built for not only immediate success, but lasting results, considering the characters, and youth added to the core … Read more

The Toronto Raptors’ Roster Versatility

With the NBA off-season nearing its end, the Toronto Raptors roster is pretty much summed up, with Masai Ujiri making the last couple deals by signing younger players to fill out the training camp roster. From the acquisitions Ujiri made, the Raptors’ roster has now been shaped differently. Along with the starting line-up, there’s additional bench … 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

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

Thanking Greivis Vasquez for his Raptors role

The surprising draft day trade of Greivis Vasquez by Masai Ujiri was an interesting, yet sad move. First let’s start by recognizing Vasquez’s time with the Toronto Raptors. No matter what you thought of his game, the man’s energy was an absolute delight to watch on the court. Unlike many of the other Raptors, he was … Read more

Raptors’ 2015 NBA Draft Recap

“With the first pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves select Karl-Anthony Towns..” The first pick went how everyone had predicted, however, what followed had analysts and fans throwing their mock boards into the garbage. Right off the bat, D’angelo Russell from Ohio State found his way to the Los Angeles Lakers, and Justise … Read more

Toronto Raptors will receive rights to Norman Powell in Vasquez trade

The Toronto Raptors recieved the 46th pick in this draft after completing a draft-day trade to send Greivis Vasquez to the Milwaukee Bucks. With that 46th pick the Bucks selected guard Norman Powell out of UCLA for the Raptors. The Raptors took point guard Delon Wright with the 20th pick in the first round. Raptors … Read more

Toronto Raptors select Delon Wright with the 20th pick

With the 20th pick in the 2015 NBA draft, the Toronto Raptors selected the 6’5 senior point guard Delon Wright out of the University of Utah. In comparison to last year, the reaction to the pick has been rather fair and understanding. With Greivis Vasquez on the move, the Raptors create the space to allow Wright … Read more