Raptors Cage

Ibaka is gone, but everything will be fine

Saturday was a bittersweet day for the Toronto Raptors and their fans. The day started off with great news that Fred Vanvleet has resigned for four years. Vanvleet was deemed ‘likely’ to return with the Raptors – barring a shocking offer from a team like the New York Knicks. The 85 million dollar contract was … Read more

Five centres whom the Raptors can target in free agency

With the Toronto Raptors selecting Malachi Flynn and Jalen Harris in the 2020 NBA Draft, their backcourt vacancies seem to have been filled. Whether Terence Davis Jr. is cut from the roster or not, there will be a plethora of options for Nick Nurse to choose from when planning his rotations for next season. Between … Read more

Harry Giles: The Breath of Fresh Air The Toronto Raptors Could Use

Don’t look now, but the Toronto Raptors could be in some deep s**t this offseason. Key rotation staples such as Fred VanVleet, Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaka are a few of the marquee free agents in the sparse 2020 free agency class. Tack on the likes of Chris Boucher and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson to that list … Read more

Evaluating the Raptors roster needs

In organizations where people are the key resources that dictate performance, human resource managers often use replacement charts to visualize which employees can, and will replace their outgoing co-workers. In the basketball realm, replacement charts could be equated to teams’ depth charts – something that is used both formally by teams, and casually by the … Read more