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Three different paths that the Raptors can take this year

Raptors 2020-21 Outlook The Toronto Raptors are facing a crossroads this season. They have 34 year-old All star point guard Kyle Lowry and a core of players from ages 23-27. Furthermore, they have interesting depth pieces who could have break out seasons (or fail to live up to expectations). Masai Ujuri, Bobby Webster, and the … Read more

How the Raptors matchup against the East’s top teams

The Toronto Raptors have been the best regular season team in the Eastern Conference over the past seven years. They have finished in the top three seeds in six of those seasons, and forth in the other one. During this span, they have amassed a 374-190 record and have six division titles. No team in … Read more

Can the Raptors win the Atlantic Division?

The Toronto Raptors have been racking up Atlantic Division titles in recent years. During the franchises first nine seasons they were a part of the Central Division where they were unable to win any division crowns. Since entering the Atlantic Division in the 2004-05 season, the Raptors have won more than their fair share of … 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

The Evolutions of OG Anunoby and Pascal Siakam

Caterpillars live their whole lives like one another: dragging themselves around, chomping away happily at leaves on the ground, and hiding under more leaves after it gets dark outside. That is until one day, when they realize that they were destined to be more than just a caterpillar. The finest of them eventually make their … Read more

The bright side after Game 2 for the Raptors

1-1 is where the NBA finals series score stands after Sunday night’s game, to the disappointment of Raptors fans. They now head into The Oracle needing to win at least one of the next two games to regain homecourt advantage. There’s a lot that could have gone better in Game 2. It’s frustrating to know, … Read more

Defending Golden State: A Breakdown

“Warriors in 6.” Aside from the obvious celebration of the Toronto Raptors making the finals, that’s all I’ve ever really seen since they eliminated the first seeded Milwaukee Bucks last Saturday night. Of course, this is to be expected. Golden State has not only made every single NBA Finals since 2015 with relatively similar star-studded … Read more

The Raptors: An Underdog Mentality

Ibaka: "I don't care what talent you have, if you don't have toughness you're not going to be here. We're here today and we won tonight's game because we have toughness…" pic.twitter.com/i6pQU2ClWZ — Josh Lewenberg (@JLew1050) May 26, 2019 Imagine hearing in 2017 that in 2019, Kawhi Leonard would be donning a Raptors jersey and … Read more