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Game Day Preview: Raptors Try To Win Their First Ever Best of Seven Series Tonight in Brooklyn

Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images The Toronto Raptors have never won a best of seven series. Their only other playoff series victory was against the New York Knicks in a best of five back in 2001. The Raptors won that series by a 3-2 margin. A win tonight will vanquish the Brooklyn Nets and send the … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors Falter In Game One vs Nets

I would have to agree with Masai Ujiri on that one. F*** the Brooklyn Nets.  In the low scoring, high intensity contest, the Toronto Raptors couldn’t close the deal, losing to the Nets 94-87. It’s tough to swallow the loss, however if I’m totally honest, I was expecting this. It was unreasonable to believe the inexperienced Raps would be … 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

Game Day Preview: Raptors Battle Lottery-Bound Bucks

Fresh off a hard-fought win against the Indiana Pacers less than 24 hours ago, the Toronto Raptors (44-32) will continue their quest to lock up the Atlantic Division title as they head to Wisconsin to battle the Milwaukee Bucks (14-62). While this is a game that should favour the third-seeded Raptors, players and fans alike are well aware of the … Read more

Exclusive Interview: John Salmons and Landry Fields talk hoops and faith

Athletes in Action hosted an event called “Faith in Sports: It’s a Rap” last Wednesday night at the University of Toronto. Toronto Raptors forwards John Salmons and Landry Fields joined PA announcer Herbie Kuhn to open up about faith and basketball. Here are the exclusive video highlights we captured. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel!

John Salmons on the beginning and end of his NBA career

Landry Fields on picking up basketball and playing in major media markets

John Salmons and Landry Fields talk about their favourite players

Herbie Kuhn on Raptors pre-game chapel

Landry Fields and John Salmons on fatherhood

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

Post Game Report Card: Short-Handed Raptors Stun Lakers In Kobe Bryant’s Return

Today was quite something. Coming into Sunday night, the Toronto Raptors were on a five game losing streak gearing up to go against the Los Angeles Lakers. It was also announced a few days earlier that Kobe Bryant would be making his highly anticipated season debut AND the game would be nationally televised. Then Masai Ujiri threw a major curveball at … Read more

Breaking Down The Rudy Gay Trade

Big news on a Sunday night. On the same day Kobe Bryant makes his return, the Toronto Raptors have agreed on a deal with the Sacramento Kings, sending small forward Rudy Gay, power forward Quincy Acy, and centre Aaron Gray for point guard Greivis Vasquez, guard/forward John Salmons, power forward Patrick Patterson, and centre/forward Chuck Hayes. … Read more

Weekly Rap: Raptors Can’t Take Advantage Of Home-Stand

After defeating the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Washington Wizards, the Toronto Raptors entered this past week on a two-game win-streak. Sitting atop of the division lead at (6-7), the Raptors looked to sustain their (mediocre) success, in hopes of being a .500+ team (which as we know, can take you pretty far in the East). … Read more