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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

Post Game Report Card: Raptors embarrassed in game 1

Well… that was a rough welcome to the Eastern Conference Finals. After getting insulted by basically everyone in America, the Toronto Raptors didn’t really help their cause, getting blown out badly by the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 1 by a score of 115-84. Game 1s have never been kind to the Raptors, but this one was just flat out … Read more

Raptors player ratings for the Heat series

  The Toronto Raptors did it. They made it past the second round, they overcame a strong and well supported Miami team, they made their first conference final in franchise history, and they continue to make history in what is now undeniably their greatest season. These are my grades for some of the members of … Read more

DeMarre Carroll: Where is he?

@JLew1050: Casey, asked if he expects DeMarre Carroll to play again this season: “I expect him (to), I’ve heard nothing else other than that” But… @JLew1050: Asked if the players expect Carroll back, Lowry said they’re in the same boat as the rest of us. “We don’t know exactly what’s going on” Hearing absolutely nothing about DeMarre … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors aim for the big 50 against Thunder

Tonight, the Toronto Raptors hope to accomplish the achievement that has long been eluding the club for it’s 21 year history. However, this won’t be an easy win as the Dinos take on a relentless Oklahoma City Thunder team. The Raps have maintained one of the top 5 records in the NBA for most of the season. … Read more

Game Day Preview: DeRozan, Raptors take on Harden, Rockets in Houston

DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors begin their first game of back-to-back as they face off against James Harden and the Houston Rockets. The last match up between the 2 teams took place in Toronto and resulted in the Rockets ending the Raps’ 12 game winning streak at the ACC, 113-107. However, the score doesn’t tell the story … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors find magic of their own in win vs. Orlando

It wasn’t pretty, but the Toronto Raptors managed to come away with a 105-100 victory against the Orlando Magic improving their positioning in the Eastern conference playoff standings. The win places the Raptors just a game behind the Cleveland Cavaliers for first place in the East. The Raptors were without three key toational players; Cory … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Bismack Biyombo dominates glass in Raptors win over Pacers

The Toronto Raptors barely escape the Indiana Pacers in overtime, 101-94, with Bismack Biyombo setting a franchise-record grabbing 25 rebounds and scoring a career-high 16 points. With 16.9 seconds left in the fourth quarter, a seemingly tired Kyle Lowry turned the ball over to Monta Ellis, who was quickly sent to the charity stripe by Patrick Patterson. Ellis split the free throws, tying … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors face Pacers for third time this season

The second-seed Toronto Raptors will try to take the lead in their season-series lead against the seventh-seed Indiana Pacers, when they play them at 7 p.m. ET at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. On the injury front, the Raptors will still be without DeMarre Carroll, and possibly Jonas Valanciunas who is suffering from a left hand contusion. For the Pacers, Ian Mahinmi is out with a sore lower … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to get back on track vs Bucks

After a hugely disappointing loss to the Chicago Bulls last night on what was otherwise a very solid home stand, the Toronto Raptors will hit the road and take on the Milwaukee Bucks on the end of a back to back tonight. The Raptors (44-21) will likely be somewhat mentally shook after being swept by a Bulls team that could very … Read more