Raptors Cage

Should C.J. Miles be kept on a short leash to start the playoffs?

It’s no secret that C.J. Miles is in a slump. But how did it get to this point? The Raptors’ big free-agent acquisition this past offseason, Miles was brought in to be a ringer of sorts, to the fill a role Toronto had sorely lacked through its recent stretch of playoff runs: a legit off-ball … Read more

Game 1 will set the tone for Raptors-Wizards series

“Our Game 1 is our Game 7 tomorrow.” One day before the Raptors begin their first-round series with the Wizards, Kyle Lowry left it all on the table. Toronto has lost its last 10 Game 1s as a franchise. The last seven have featured Lowry and DeMar DeRozan. If the pressure to finally take a … Read more

Nervous about Round 1? Vegas disagrees

Never is it more apparent than from the end of the regular season to the start of the playoffs that the national pastime of Canada is worrying about our basketball team. No matter the team, no matter the opponent, no matter the seed, Raptors fans love to express about their uneasiness towards the playoffs, and … Read more

Toronto Raptors Postgame: Raptors offence falls flat in series opener

    First Half The Toronto Raptors opened their First Round Series against the Milwaukee Bucks, Saturday evening. Off the opening tip, you could tell the Raptors were fired up. Unfortunately for Toronto, the energy did not last. After finishing a lacklustre First Quarter down 30-22, the Raptors would try to turn things around in … Read more

How the Toronto Raptors pulled off a Game 5 comeback

The score was 90-77 at the start of the fourth quarter. Fans were restless, frustrated and probably starting to drink. Twelve minutes of basketball later, the Toronto Raptors had won Game 5 of their best-of-seven first round series against the Indiana Pacers 102-99. Wait. what? The Raptors ended up winning this game. As far as I’m aware, … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors Look for Game 4 Stranglehold

The Toronto Raptors are looking to finish Saturday with their first 3-1 series lead in franchise history. To do it, they will have to win its second straight on the road against the Indiana Pacers. Game 3 was a rout in favour of the Dinos, resulting in a thorough 101-85 victory. Despite the lopsided results of … Read more

Toronto Raptors prove they’re the better team in Game 3

The NBA is often considered the most predictable of the four major sports. It’s rare the league sees an upset in its opening playoff rounds. It’s because through seven games, with only eight or nine different players hitting the floor for either side, talent usually prevails in the end. A lower seeded team can sometimes … Read more

Raptors to face Pacers in first round

It is now confirmed that the Toronto Raptors first round opponents in the 2016 NBA Playoffs will be the Indiana Pacers. As the Raptors dismantled the Philadelphia 76ers (122-98) the Indiana Pacers were negotiating their own playoff seed in a matchup against New York. The Pacers took the home victory 102-90 and as Detroit went down … Read more

Post Game Report: Raptors Even Series vs Nets, Reclaim Home Court Advantage

The dinos are still alive! The Toronto Raptors take Game 4 87-79 to event the series and reclaim home court advantage against the Brooklyn Nets in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final. The Raptors played their best quarter of the series in the opening segment at the Barclays Center Sunday night. Amir Johnson, DeMar DeRozan and … Read more

Quentin Richardson Waived By Raptors

As expected, the Toronto Raptors have waived Quentin Richardson. This opens up a roster spot, meaning another signing is imminent. Richardson likely would have had no impact regardless, however Masai Ujiri must feel that there will be a better use for the roster spot. Richardson was acquired in the Andrea Bargnani trade. At this point, the trade is now Bargnani … Read more