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Vrenz Bleijenbergh might be the most interesting prospect in this draft

After a season long of tanking in Tampa and suffering through centerless minutes, the vindicating day that Raptors fans have been awaiting since early April is finally 72 hours away away. The 2021 NBA Draft is slated to begin at 8:00 PM Eastern Time on Thursday, July 29th, and with the best draft capital that … Read more

Six second round draft prospects the Raptors could target

Everybody who has any stake invested in the Toronto Raptors has been more concerned over the past few weeks with who they’ll select using the fourth overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, than with the 46th or 47th overall pick… obviously. It’s the best draft pick that the North has owned since 2006. Whomever … Read more

Raptors Cage Poll: Who do the Raptors draft at #4?

The Toronto Raptors will have a top five pick in the NBA Draft for the first time since 2011, and there has not been a better time to own the fourth overall pick in just as long. The 2021 class of talent is said to have four players who stand out above the rest: Cade … Read more

The Toronto Raptors have options with their 4th overall pick

Got a ping-pong ball lying around somewhere at home? Today’s the day to kiss it, and thank it for potentially altering the future of the Toronto Raptors franchise. As the 2021 NBA Draft lottery ensued on June 22nd behind closed doors in Secaucus, New Jersey, there were 14 ping-pong balls poured into a glass mixing … Read more

Toronto Raptors offseason overview

“Sometimes we create our own heartbreaks through expectation,” a wise soul once shared with the world. Heading into the 2020-2021 NBA season, most followers of the Toronto Raptors were likely a tad too optimistic about the team heading into Tampa. Certainly, almost everyone underestimated the effect of moving 2,000 kilometres South of the border to … Read more

Raptors Cage team voices their opinions on Toronto’s 29th pick

The NBA Draft is officially under 12 hours away, and barring any trades out of the top thirty, the Toronto Raptors will be making their initial first-round selection since 2017. With the recent success that the Raptors have had drafting in the twenties (OG Anunoby at the 20th pick in 2017, Pascal Siakam at the … Read more

Evaluating the Raptors roster needs

In organizations where people are the key resources that dictate performance, human resource managers often use replacement charts to visualize which employees can, and will replace their outgoing co-workers. In the basketball realm, replacement charts could be equated to teams’ depth charts – something that is used both formally by teams, and casually by the … Read more

The Late 20’s: Tyler Bey Scouting Report

Name: Tyler Bey Dominant Hand: Right Age: 22.7 Height: 6’7 Wingspan: 7’1 Weight: 215 lbs School: Colorado Position: PF ESPN Top 100 Ranking: Unranked NBADraft.Net Mock Ranking: 26 Upbringing & Early Career Tyler Bey was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, by his single mother, Toya Mays. Unlike most modern basketball standouts who have … Read more

Three draft prospects to monitor if the Raptors trade up

This year’s NBA Draft is touted by many scouts and experts to be relatively weaker than other classes. There are no standout prospects whom one would dare to label “the next LeBron James”, as we’ve done so many times in the past. Rather, this year’s draft class really has two tiers. There are the “pretty … Read more

The Late 20’s: Leandro Bolmaro Scouting Report

Name: Leandro Bolmaro Dominant Hand: Right Age: 20.1 Height: 6’7 Wingspan: 6’9 Weight: 185 lbs School: N/A – Last played for FC Barcelona of EuroLeague Position: SG ESPN Top 100 Ranking: N/A NBADraft.Net Mock Ranking: 36 Upbringing & Early Career Leandro Bolmaro is one of the most intriguing international prospects of the 2020 draft. Born … Read more