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Raptors roster breakdown – who stays?

The Toronto Raptors are in clear need of a roster revamp after the disaster that was the 2015 NBA playoffs. What a revamp could mean will certainly have different interpretations, however the one certainty that I can guarantee is that there will be some change. The current Raptors roster consists of (UFA = unrestricted free agent): Kyle Lowry DeMar … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors Look to Get Back on Track in Milwaukee

After an agonizing loss to the New Orleans Pelicans the Toronto Raptors look to get back on track on the road against a very well rested Milwaukee Bucks team who haven’t played since last Thursday. They will be looking for revenge after Bruno Caboclo and the Raps hammered them last time out. The Raptors are going to have to hope the Bucks are rusty … Read more

POST GAME REPORT CARD: Raptors beat the Pistons to win their fifth straight

Raj Metha/USA TODAY Sports The Toronto Raptors have won their fifth straight, this time over the Detroit Pistons by a score of 110-100. The Raptors fans in the stadium were excellent, showering Kyle Lowry with MVP chants, chanting We the North, and supporting Landry Fields when the Raptors wing went down after an ugly fall. However, … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors take on bottom feeder Knicks

Brad Penner – USA Today Sports The Toronto Raptors will continue their trek down a softer part of their schedule as they take on the New York Knicks tonight at the Garden. The Knicks snapped a 10 game losing streak in their last game against the Boston Celtics. The Knicks now have a record of 5-20. … Read more

How will the Raptors survive DeRozan’s absence?

DeMar DeRozan sustained a torn left adductor muscle in his groin; out indefinitely, with estimations of four weeks, or more, likely out for the rest of 2014. @ESPNSteinLine: Raptors just announced DeMar DeRozan is out indefinitely with a torn tendon in his left (leg) in another dose of deflating NBA injury news After getting off to an impressive … 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

Analyzing the Toronto Raptors’ Current Salary Cap and Roster

The Toronto Raptors have been amongst the most active teams this off-season, with trades, big signings, and controversial picks keeping them an interesting team to keep an eye on. What’s been most intriguing, is president and general manager Masai Ujiri‘s ability to work around the few assets and limited cap space to create the current roster. … Read more

Examining the Raptors Trade For Sweet Lou, Brazilian Prospect

Al Bello/Getty Images North America To recap Sunday’s trade with the Atlanta Hawks: John Salmons’ expiring contract was successfully dealt, the Toronto Raptors acquired additional scoring firepower in the form of Lou Williams and also snagged a Brazilian shot-blocking prospect nicknamed “Bebe.” Oh, and this trade doesn’t in any way signal the departure of either … Read more

Breaking Down the Raptor’s Team Needs in the Offseason Checklist

AP The Toronto Raptors 2013-2014 season can be defined by one word: optimism. The Raptors were left for dead after a 6-12 start and the trading of Rudy Gay. Yet they were able to parlay that trade into a 42-22 finish and a division crown. They had the best fourth quarter differential in the entire … Read more

Video: Landry Fields Impersonates Pitbull

The NBA offseason should be a time of reflection, relaxation and optimism. Unfortunately for the Toronto Raptors, charismatic forward Landry Fields has brought great shame to both himself and his organization of employment. After recently pouring out his soul in a faithful tribute to Lionel Richie as a contestant on ABC’s Sing Your Face Off, Fields followed up this week by … Read more