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Raptors Cage’s 2021-2022 season awards predictions

We are exactly five days deep into the new NBA season, and in typical NBA fashion, there is no shortage of drama. Are the Los Angeles Lakers going to be as dominant as everyone expected them to be? Do the Brooklyn Nets need Kyrie Irving even more than we thought they did? Also, what does … Read more

Super-teams don’t always win

Amidst the Toronto Raptors’ shaky start to the 2020-2021 season, many fans are calling for the team to mortgage its future in favour of bringing James Harden to Tampa Bay. The outgoing package would likely be centered around Pascal Siakam, or OG Anunoby, or both, leaving the Raptors frontcourt gutted. The squad would be even … Read more

The Raptors top rivals for the 2020-2021 season

The Toronto Raptors have been one of the best teams in the NBA over the past seven seasons. During this time, they have a Win/Loss record of 374-190 (66.3%) which ranks second in the NBA behind only the Golden State Warriors. Additionally, they have seven consecutive playoff berths behind just the Houston Rockets, who have … Read more

How would Tristan Thompson fit with the Raptors?

According to Forbes’ Evan Dammerall, the Toronto Raptors have expressed interest in signing free agent centre, Tristan Thompson. Thompson has spent his whole career with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and is coming off a season in which he averaged 12.0 points, 10.1 rebounds, and 2.1 assists. The Brampton, Ontario native is highly regarded as one of … Read more

Raptors 2021 NBA title odds

The Raptors may have won the NBA title in 2019, but oddsmakers don’t believe they have what it takes to lift the Larry O’Brien trophy again just a couple years later. Even after an impressive showing in the NBA bubble, where the Raptors played far from their capabilities, sportsbooks are once again underrating them. Or … Read more

When will the 2020-2021 NBA season begin?

Christmas is cancelled, at least as far as basketball is concerned. That’s the latest word coming from the NBA rumour machine, with knowledgeable sports scribe John Hollinger claiming that the season will finally get underway on Martin Luther King day, which is January 18th. Many Toronto Raptors fans will likely agree that if you take away the Christmas … Read more

The stellar growth of OG Anunoby

When OG Anunoby was taken by the Toronto Raptors with the 23rd pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, he was known as an astute defender with an NBA-ready frame, tree trunk legs, top-tier intangibles, and of course, an ardent love for cheesecake. Coming off of a recent ACL tear that was supposed to hold him … Read more

The Raptors: Dark Horse Finals Contenders

As we head into Orlando, all of the media sites have a few favourites. Some pick one of the two juggernauts in L.A, led by former Raptor Kawhi Leonard and Raptor Killer Lebron James. Others see the regular season domination of the Bucks and assume that it’s a wrap. I’m not going to necessarily disagree … Read more

Raptors Flaunt Their Potential In Win Over The Jazz

The first half of tonight’s matchup between the Toronto Raptors and the Utah Jazz couldn’t have been written more graciously in a storybook – for Raptors fans at least. The first couple minutes of action were ugly as both teams combined to open the gates shooting brick after brick, but after Mike Conley pulled the … Read more

The Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

Remember back in the 2017-2018 season, when the Toronto Raptors were led by best friends DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, had Dwane Casey at the helm of the team, and the narrative going into the playoffs was that “we didn’t need a third superstar to finally compete with LeBron James, because our sensational bench of … Read more