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Precious Achiuwa has shown upside as a do-it-all center

It took an unusually long time, but after a whirlwind of rumours, reports, and rambunctious speculation running rampant throughout Twitter, we were granted the knowledge of whom the Toronto Raptors were receiving in return for Kyle Lowry via their sign-and-trade with the Miami Heat. Precious Achiuwa – a 21-year-old small-ball center with elite upside as … Read more

Which teams can feasibly sign Kyle Lowry?

It seems like it was just yesterday when we were all glued to our television sets, tuned into CP24’s live helicopter cam, trying to figure out if the trio of black Cadillac Escalades gliding down the Don Valley Parkway were indeed carrying Kawhi Leonard and Uncle Dennis to their meeting with the Toronto Raptors. Albeit … Read more

Toronto Raptors Trade Deadline Primer

What Went Wrong This Season? When Masai Ujiri and Bobby Webster made the decision to trade for Kawhi Leonard in 2018, they were knowingly sacrificing the short term future of the Toronto Raptors for a chance to win it all. At 2019’s trade deadline, having already put all of their chips in the centre of … 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

What Adebayo’s extension means for the Raptors pursuit of Giannis

Earlier today, the Miami Heat signed their young star, Bam Adebayo, to a five-year, $163 million maximum contract extension. The deal sent shockwaves throughout the NBA, not because Bam was undeserving of the contract, but because the deal sacrifices Miami’s salary cap flexibility for next summer, and greatly impedes their ability to sign Giannis Antetokounmpo. … 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

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

Breaking down the Raptors potential First Round matchups

With last night’s victory over the Utah Jazz, and the Boston Celtics’ loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder a couple of days ago, the Toronto Raptors now sit comfortably in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference, and are a healthy Fred VanVleet and Norman Powell away from a full rotation. With a 3.5 game lead … Read more