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Recap of the Season Opener; Toronto Raptors VS. New Orleans Pelicans

Result: New Orleans Pelicans’ win; 113-99 | Box Score Top Performance of the Night: Kyle Lowry (Raptors) | Brandon Ingram (Pelicans) Injuries: Toronto — Patrick McCaw (out – knee) New Orleans — Wenyen Gabriel (out – knee/quad) It’s not how you start that matters, but it’s how you finish, and this was the demise of … Read more

Toronto Raptors point spread pick versus the New Orleans Pelicans

Game information New Orleans Pelicans @ Toronto Raptors 7:30EST, Wednesday December 23, 2020 Point Spread: Bet 365 – Toronto Raptors -3.5 Bet Online – Toronto Raptors -3.5 Powerplay – Toronto Raptors -3.5 Bodog – Toronto Raptors -3.5 Key injuries Toronto Raptors – Norman Powell (Questionable), Patrick McCaw (OUT) New Orleans Pelicans – none Outlook The … Read more

Can the Raptors make a competitive offer for Jrue Holiday?

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the New Orleans Pelicans are openly discussing a trade involving Jrue Holiday with several contenders. The 30-year-old defensive juggernaut has two years and $52M remaining on his contract, with a player option for the 2021-2022 season. We’ll begin by addressing the elephant in the room: if Jrue Holiday … Read more

Reminiscing Game 6, Previewing Game 1

The last time that the Raptors played a competitive basketball game was in Oracle Arena, if you recall. 113-110 was the score as Kawhi Leonard planted his feet above the dark blue stripe and looked up at the shot clock above the backboard that showed 0.9 seconds in bright orange. While we held onto our … Read more

The Dilemma

Ups and Downs When the Raptors look good, they look really good. But, they haven’t been really good as consistent as fans would like. Sure, they’re knocking on the door, and it’s not that there’s nobody home. The homeowner in this analogy is just napping or having a “rest” day? A couple weeks ago, Toronto … Read more

What’s next for the Toronto Raptors?

The 2015-16 season was an historic one for the Toronto Raptors. The team set a franchise record of 56 wins in a single season and survived 2 gruesome playoff match ups against the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat, both of which went all the way to 7 games. The Raps also reached the conference finals against the … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors face off against Pelicans

The Toronto Raptors will be hosting the struggling New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night as they attempt to build on their solid performance against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. Pelicans’ All-star Anthony Davis sat out their previous game with a hip injury and is questionable for tonight’s game. He joins other notable New Orleans players … Read more

Are the Toronto Raptors showing interest in Monty Williams?

Monty Williams has experience working under one of the greatest coaches in NBA history, Greg Popovich, and was part of the 2005 championship San Antonio Spurs team. Now before we dub him the next Mike Budenholzer, it is important to note he was only a coaching intern during his time with the Spurs. Since Monty has … Read more

Post Game Report: Raptors lose in disappointing fashion to the Pelicans

  The Toronto Raptors once again went up against an undermanned New Orleans Pelicans team and once again, they lost 100-97. After destroying the Eastern Conference’s best team on the road, the Raptors have now put up two straight disappointing performances against shorthanded opponents. The Raptors came out of the gate on fire, putting up … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors visit depleted Pelicans

Hoping to bounce back after a really ugly loss against the Houston Rockets just two nights ago, the Toronto Raptors (37-18) will do battle with the depleted New Orleans Pelicans (28-27). Sounds familiar, right? That’s because it is. Back in January when Toronto and New Orleans met to play, the Raptors were coming off an embarrassing 110-89 … Read more