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Should the Raptors trade for Myles Turner?

After a disappointing 11-16 start to the season, Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that the Indiana Pacers – often regarded as the league’s most directionless franchise – were finally setting their eyes on a shore to sail to. On December 8th, Kevin Pritchard, the President of the Pacers, and Rick Carlisle, their head coach, … Read more

Anunoby shows up big in the Raptors inspiring win

The Toronto Raptors first Sunday afternoon game of the season on a cold day in January promised absolutely nothing of entertainment value for fans of either side. Sure, some hoped to see a coaching chess battle between the Nate Bjorkgren and Nick Nurse – formerly both members of the Raptors coaching staff whose relationship with … Read more

Oladipo wants to play for the Raptors, but do the Raptors want Oladipo?

Over the past couple of months, there have been back-and-forth reports regarding Victor Oladipo’s frustration with playing in Indiana. Several times, Oladipo has openly refuted these reports, claiming that he did not, and would not request a trade. Then, the NBA bubble rolled around, and after appearing in 13 games prior to the league’s shutdown, … Read more

Can the Raptors make a competitive offer for Jrue Holiday?

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the New Orleans Pelicans are openly discussing a trade involving Jrue Holiday with several contenders. The 30-year-old defensive juggernaut has two years and $52M remaining on his contract, with a player option for the 2021-2022 season. We’ll begin by addressing the elephant in the room: if Jrue Holiday … Read more

Nate Bjorkgren parts ways with longtime friend, Nick Nurse

Early this afternoon, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that the Indiana Pacers have hired Nate Bjorkgren to be their next head coach. Bjorkgren has been one of the Toronto Raptors’ assistant coaches for the past two seasons, and was an integral member of the 2019 championship team. A native of Storm Lake, Iowa – not … Read more

What would a Victor Oladipo trade look like

NBA fans were expecting to have a couple days to catch their breath as they impatiently wait for the NBA Finals to begin on Wednesday, but that break  didn’t last long. As the most dramatic professional sports league, the NBA takes no days off. This afternoon, Jared Weiss of The Athletic reported that Victor Oladipo … Read more

Eastern Conference All-Star Predictions

January is coming to an end, and that means that the NBA All-Star Game is just around the corner. This year, the event will return to Chicago for the first time since 1974 – when Bob Lanier won All-Star Game MVP, Michael Jordan was just 10 years old, and the Toronto Raptors were still over … Read more

What’s next for the Toronto Raptors?

The 2015-16 season was an historic one for the Toronto Raptors. The team set a franchise record of 56 wins in a single season and survived 2 gruesome playoff match ups against the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat, both of which went all the way to 7 games. The Raps also reached the conference finals against the … Read more

It’s all about the 1st quarter for the Toronto Raptors

The first quarter has proven to be a decisive factor in the outcome of playoff games for the Toronto Raptors. After beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first quarter of Game 4, the Raptors improved their playoff record to 9-2. The only two times the Raptors have lost a game after winning the opening frame, was … Read more

Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers

For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors have reached the conference finals. The main goal this year was to advance past the first round. However, after advancing to the second round, expectations weren’t as clear. Well, here we are. Our precious Raptors are in the Eastern Conference Finals against the King, LeBron James. While … Read more