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DeMar DeRozan and Rudy Gay: Why Haven’t They Been Able To Co-Exist?

The Toronto Raptors are sitting atop the Atlantic Division, and 4th in the Eastern Conference. Despite the Raptors’ early success, there are still many issues to address. One of them is the wing play. Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m not here to trash Rudy Gay or DeMar DeRozan, but more to elaborate on their strengths and weaknesses, to … Read more

Weekly Rap: Messy Week Leads To Positive Record

The first week of the Toronto Raptors’ 2013-14 season is officially over, and that means it’s time for our first Weekly Rap of the year. The season opener was against the Boston Celtics, which was a very, very sloppy game. The Raps pulled away with a strong overall performance in the fourth quarter. The second game was a loss on … Read more

Post Game Report Card: No Slippin’ This Time, Raps Win in Milwaukee

The Toronto Raptors (2-1) have ended a miserable losing streak in Milkwaukee by holding on to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 97-90 on the road. Rudy Gay lead all scorers with 18 points (4-14FG) while adding a career high 15 rebounds. This game was by no means pretty basketball, but an improvement nonetheless in comparison to … Read more

Post Game: Raptors Come Up Short Vs Hawks

The Toronto Raptors are 1-1 on the season, after a loss to the Atlanta Hawks, 102-95. Though some positives can be taken away from this game, they proved to be not enough for a win at Philips Arena. After trailing by double digits for the majority of the game, the Raps clawed back but it wasn’t enough. … 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

Observations From The Pre-Season

The Toronto Raptors pre-season is officially over with the last game being cancelled due to unsafe court conditions. I guess there’s a first for everything. With that being said, we start the countdown to the home opener against the Boston Celtics. If you didn’t watch the preseason, here’s what you missed. Take it with a grain of … Read more

Toronto Raptors Media Day Coverage

Full media day coverage is available here, and we get set to hear, from the different players, coaches, and personnel from the Toronto Raptors. Also, we will have coverage of the Raptors’ press conference, with their new ambassador, Drake, and the 2016 NBA All-Star game announcement. What exactly will we be hearing today from the … Read more

Burning Questions Each Raptor Will Have To Answer – Part 2

I previously wrote about the primary issues that will probably be faced by the projected starting five for the Toronto Raptors this season. Obviously, the players coming off the bench will have to answer some challenging questions pertaining to this team’s success as well. Landry Fields, SF: Can he regain “pre-elbow surgery” form? Unfortunately, Fields possesses a … Read more

Terrence Ross: Where Exactly Does He Fit With The Raptors?

The 2012 NBA Draft came around, and the Toronto Raptors had the 8th pick in the 1st round, and there were many names floating in and around the position the Raptors slotted into. There were mentions of the young, high potential big man in Andre Drummond from the University of Connecticut, the largely hyped up … Read more