Raptors Cage

Raptors’ early season observations

When Masai Ujiri made his tweaks in the off-season, never had he, or likely any fans, or anyone in the Toronto Raptors‘ organization envisioned this team going off on this surprising, scorching hot start. They’ve so far proven most of the naysayers wrong, blasting out an impressive, and East-best 9-2 record. What’s even more impressive, despite their … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors take on top-ranked Grizzlies

In a clash of early-season titans, the East-leading Toronto Raptors (8-2) host the West-leading Memphis Grizzlies (10-1) Wednesday night (7:30 p.m. EST) at the Air Canada Centre. After taking the past three days off, the well-rested Raptors have quite the task ahead of them. They are set to take on a Memphis team that won … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors take over late, win versus Jazz

#WeTheFourth. The great Aubrey Graham once said, “better late than never, but never late is better”, and it’s quite crazy how accurately this lyric describes modern times in Raptorland. Though much of tonight’s game was spent going back and forth with a Utah Jazz team on the second night of a back-to-back, the Toronto Raptors found a way to … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors lose nail-biter vs. Chicago Bulls

What a game…what a game! Maybe not the result we were all looking for, but a tough matchup nonetheless. The Toronto Raptors, who were winners of their last five games heading into this matchup just couldn’t pull through tonight against a tough Chicago Bulls team who stays undefeated on the road. The Raptors who are … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors face huge test on national TV vs Bulls

The Toronto Raptors face a major exam here in the early season against the Chicago Bulls, a game that will be televised in Canada on TSN2, and in the United States on TNT. This will be the first scheduled regular season nationally televised game the Raptors will play since 2002. That means, the 2013 game against … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors just barely take care of business vs Magic

This one was a lot closer than it should have been. It was close to the point where the Orlando Magic were a couple of shots from victory. Ultimately, the Toronto Raptors pulled it out and grabbed the win. There was never any doubt. Both teams made their fair share of mistakes down the stretch, and this game … Read more

Post game report card: Raptors get by the Magic for their first road victory

AP Photo/John Raoux All five starters for the Toronto Raptors scored in double figures for the second straight game. In related news, the Raptors won their second straight game, this time by a score of 108-95 against the Orlando Magic. The 13 point margin of victory is misleading as the team from the north looked … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors Host Hawks In Season Opener

The wait is finally over. The 2014-15 regular season begins tonight for the Toronto Raptors. In front of what’s sure to be a raucous ACC crowd (both inside and outside of the building), the Raptors will attempt to pick up where they left off at the end of their franchise-best 48-34 campaign. The opponent: a scrappy … Read more

Overdue observations on the Toronto Raptors preseason

The Toronto Raptors finished the pre-season with a impressive 7-1 record; their only loss coming to the Sacramento Kings on the road. However, that record means absolutely nothing. I repeat, nothing. What does matter from the pre-season, on the other hand, was what fans and analysts could grasp from the way the team played. Mind … Read more