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A Best and Worst Case for the Raptors Part 2/2: Best Case

After an extremely difficult 2020-21 season the Toronto Raptors are coming back to Canada. The team looks much different than the last time they played at Scotiabank Arena. Only Pascal Siakam, Fred Vanvleet, OG Anunoby and Chris Boucher are still on the roster. The team appears to be in a rebuilding phase, focusing on player … Read more

A Best and Worst Case for the Raptors Part 1/2: Worst Case

After an extremely difficult 2020-21 season the Toronto Raptors are coming back to Canada. The team looks much different than the last time they played at Scotiabank Arena. Only Pascal Siakam, Fred Vanvleet, OG Anunoby and Chris Boucher are still on the roster. The team appears to be in a rebuilding phase, focusing on player … Read more

Nothing stands in the way of OG Anunoby’s superstardom

When OG Anunoby was drafted in 2017, his NBA comparisons ranged from Kevon Looney to Stacey Augmon. Beyond demonstrating why comparing teenagers to NBA players is a shot in the dark, and more useful to help filter prospects into archetypes than actually provide a career projection, the fact that OG has accomplished more than either … Read more

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

The Raptors tank is failing, and now they face decisions

In a season of Murphy’s Law for the Toronto Raptors – where it seems like everything that could possibly go wrong for them, has gone wrong – this team has now forgotten how to lose games as well. Ignore the 34 losses as part of their official record. Instead, take a look at the team’s … Read more

Can the Small Raptors make some noise in the East?

It has been a crazy season so far for the Toronto Raptors. After starting 2-8, finally they have climbed back to a .500 record. Even this climb to 15-15 hasn’t been smooth sailing. In the last 20 games, the Raptors have lost to a depleted Miami Heat roster, the Sacramento Kings, and the Minnesota Timberwolves. … Read more

The Top Five Raptors for Your Fantasy Team – Updated After the First Quarter

With the 2020-2021 NBA season a quarter of the way completed, the Raptors are sitting in twelfth place in the Eastern Conference with a disappointing 7-12 record. A plethora of injuries has left coach Nick Nurse scrambling to put together a new starting lineup before every game. This uncertainty has taken many Raptors out of … Read more

Anunoby shows up big in the Raptors inspiring win

The Toronto Raptors first Sunday afternoon game of the season on a cold day in January promised absolutely nothing of entertainment value for fans of either side. Sure, some hoped to see a coaching chess battle between the Nate Bjorkgren and Nick Nurse – formerly both members of the Raptors coaching staff whose relationship with … Read more

OG Anunoby’s case to win Defensive Player of the Year

In 2019 after James Harden finished second place in MVP voting to his arch rival, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Harden clamored that his loss was attributable to media generated narratives that favoured Giannis. While his helpless cry to convince the world that he was in fact the best player during the 2018-2019 campaign may not have resonated … Read more

Raptors drop to 1-6, but spark some hope

The Toronto Raptors are off to their worst start in the Kyle Lowry era. Two games into the season, they were treading unknown waters. Five games later having only picked up one win against the lowly (although off to a hot start) New York Knicks, panic has begun to ensue. Are the 2019 NBA Champions, … Read more