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Julyan Stone Waived by Raptors

The Toronto Raptors have announced Julyan Stone will not be returning next season, as he had a non-guaranteed contract for the 2014-15 season. This was an imminent move, with Dwight Buycks likely to follow. Stone was used at the end of the bench as a non-rotational player, however with the signings of new rookies the Raptors’ roster space has become … Read more

What Is The Raptors’ Recipe For Success In The Playoffs?

Atlantic Division Champions, an NBA All-Star, home-court advantage in the playoffs, and a new franchise season record. The Toronto Raptors have completed milestones in a season where they were generally thought of as a low-ball playoff team that was good enough just to get there. However, since December 8th, where the Sacramento Kings and the Raptors pulled … Read more

Happy Valentine’s Day From The Raptors

You love the Toronto Raptors, and they love you back. With the buzz of All-Star Weekend and Valentine’s day in the air, the team put together a hilarious video to celebrate the day. Observations: –Austin Daye loves tacos –Julyan Stone missed his calling as a film critic – And obviously, Jonas Valanciunas is awesome  

The Case for DeMar DeRozan and the All-Star Game

Five years in the league, and DeMar DeRozan has grown into a leader on this Toronto Raptors team hoping to make the playoffs after a 5 year drought. Not only is DeRozan trying to will this team into winning ways, but he’s also making a case to be as a potential All-Star reserve selection. If … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors Hoping For A Strong Start

Say hello to a brand new NBA season, folks! Raptors Cage is ready to kick off the 2013-2014 season. Tonight, the Toronto Raptors take on a new look Boston Celtics at the Air Canada Centre, hoping to start the season strong with a win. This Celtics team has a very different feel. No more Doc Rivers, no … Read more

Who is Dwight Buycks?

According to multiple reports the Toronto Raptors have found their final point guard. Masai Ujiri has decided to sign 6’3 point guard Dwight Buycks to a multi-year contract with the Raptors, which will fill the roster. This makes another ‘mystery-man’ signing by Ujiri, evidently using his talent evaluating skills to find unknown talent under cheap … Read more

Free Agency Options Part 2: Point Guards

Might as well just get right into part two, where we’ll be looking at some potential point guard options on the free agent market, but with some love. I like love. The list composed has now slightly altered with yesterday’s signing of Julyan Stone. It was definitely an under the radar move, but I can … Read more

Raptors Sign Guard Julyan Stone

UPDATE: Stone will NOT be coming to Toronto because he failed his physical. The Raptors signed Dwight Buycks instead. Masai Ujiri’s Denver Nuggets connection strikes again. The Toronto Raptors have signed point guard Julyan Stone to a two-year contract, with a team option on the second year. Stone, 24,  is a 6’6 PG that is strong, a fantastic defender, a … Read more