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The Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

Remember back in the 2017-2018 season, when the Toronto Raptors were led by best friends DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, had Dwane Casey at the helm of the team, and the narrative going into the playoffs was that “we didn’t need a third superstar to finally compete with LeBron James, because our sensational bench of … 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

Post-Game Report Card: Raptors beat the Heat, advance to East finals

We made it Raptor fans. Exhale, celebrate, hug your friends & family tight because the Toronto Raptors are going to the Eastern Conference Finals. For some of you, you weren’t there for all the playoff let-downs and bitter disappointments. But the rest of you were and you know exactly how much this means to all … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look to win another Game 7 against Miami Heat

The Toronto Raptors are back at it again with another chance to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history. They’ll have to do it though against three-time NBA Champion Dwayne Wade and his Miami Heat in Game 7. It’s been a replica of round one with the Raptors dropping … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to take a commanding series lead

The Toronto Raptors have a chance to take a 3-1 series lead as they face the Miami Heat in game 4 of their Eastern Conference semi-final series. In game 3 the Raptors regained their home court advantage, headed by the return of #LowryTime.  A win tonight for the Raptors will give them their biggest playoff series lead … Read more

Toronto Raptors’ Valanciunas out for rest of Heat series, Whiteside listed day-to-day

Jonas Valancuinas wil miss the remainder of the Toronto Raptors versus Miami Heat second round Eastern Conference series, after spraining his right ankle in Game 3. Losing Valanciunas is a tough blow for the Raptors, who will miss the 15 points on 55 per cent shooting, 12.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks he’s contributed in the playoffs. … Read more

Post Game Report Card: #LowryTime returns as the Raptors steal game 3 vs. Heat

The Toronto Raptors finally managed to put together their most complete game of the series and steal a win from the Miami Heat in game 3. Normally after a victory I’m excited, however this sort of win brings me a confident calmness. The Raptors proved in the regular season that they were a good team, … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to regain home court in Game 2

  After another nail-biting finish in overtime, The Toronto Raptors were able to come out on top and take Game 2 to even the series. Now the Raptors take their talents to South Beach in hopes of continuing their momentum against the Miami Heat. Game 2 was a story of yet another blown lead for … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors down Miami, even series 1-1

In game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals match up, the Toronto Raptors managed to even the series in what was another highly competitive game against an experienced Miami Heat squad, 96-92. The second game of this series was forced into another overtime. However, it was the Dinos that pulled away to even the series 1-1. Miami … Read more

Jonas Valanciunas is no stranger when it comes to the big stage

Heading into the postseason, the expectations were high for the Toronto Raptors. After surviving round 1 for the first time since 2001, the Raptors look to earn their first Eastern Conference Finals berth. Through 8 games, Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan are shooting 31 per cent and 33 per cent from the field, respectively. As … Read more