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3 moves that the Raptors could make at the NBA Trade Deadline

Win now Keep the future intact Retain cap space for the 2021 offseason Those are the three key items on the shopping list for Masai Ujiri and his Toronto Raptors squad heading into this year’s NBA trade deadline. Amidst a plethora of injuries over the past few weeks, there has been one question surrounding the … Read more

Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Toronto Raptors‘ point guard Kyle Lowry has been named the NBA’s player of the week in the Eastern Conference. Behind Lowry’s leadership, the Raptors went 3-0 last week against the New York Knicks, Minnesota Timberwolves and the Cleveland Cavaliers. In Toronto’s most recent victory against the Eastern Conference leading Cavs, Lowry went off for a … Read more

Post Game Report Card: DeRozan and reserves lead Raptors past Timberwolves

The Toronto Raptors returned to the Air Canada Centre to take a 114-105 win over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves. Toronto was led by DeMar DeRozan’s big 31 point game and the result gives the team their 9th straight home victory (equal franchise record). A strong finish in the first quarter meant the Raptors were leading … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look forward to matchup with Timberwolves

After a day of rest, the Toronto Raptors will step back on to the hardwood tonight as the young and hungry Minnesota Timberwolves visit the Air Canada Centre. The last time these two teams met was the last game before the All Star break, which didn’t go so well for the Raps. After not making … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors drop one on the road in Minnesota

The Toronto Raptors played their final game before the all-star break against the Minnesota Timberwolves and lost 117-112. Toronto led by as many as 18 points and they came out blazing scoring 68 points in the first half. The defence for the Raptors clearly didn’t show up tonight as they allowed the Wolves to score … Read more

How Anthony Bennett can help the Toronto Raptors

ESPN sources say Toronto will indeed consider Anthony Bennett if he does clear waivers but Raps' crowded frontcourt makes signing him tricky — Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) September 25, 2015 It’s been a roller-coaster ride of a career already for Anthony Bennett. With the first overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected … Read more

Raptors’ 2015 NBA Draft Recap

“With the first pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, the Minnesota Timberwolves select Karl-Anthony Towns..” The first pick went how everyone had predicted, however, what followed had analysts and fans throwing their mock boards into the garbage. Right off the bat, D’angelo Russell from Ohio State found his way to the Los Angeles Lakers, and Justise … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raps take care of business versus the T’Wolves

Game #75 is in the books. Tonight, the Toronto Raptors were able to take care of business, defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-99, moving to a 45-30 record on the season. For about eight minutes early on, it appeared as if the Raptors (sans Kyle Lowry) were in for a matchup that would’ve been a lot … Read more

Game day: Raptors visit Timberwolves

It’s game day as the Toronto Raptors are set to visit the fledgling Minnesota Timberwolves in the land of a thousand lakes.  Toronto (44-30) has just eight remaining games to secure its seeding ahead of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The team currently sits at fourth in the conference.  Should this positioning hold up when the regular season concludes,  the … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors edge out Wiggins and the Wolves

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-95 in a game that was far closer than it should have been. It was a very Canadian night at the Air Canada Centre. The night was highlighted return of Canada’s prodigal son Andrew Wiggins who poured in a very respectable 15 points on 6 of 9 shooting, … Read more