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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

7 Questions For The 2020-2021 Toronto Raptors

Blink and you’ll miss it, but the Toronto Raptors’ season officially begins tonight at 7:30 PM ET. That’s right, after a swift, three-ish month offseason, NBA basketball is back in a pandemic-ridden world. With the annual pre-season matches done and over with, avid fans have a clearer image of the current iteration of the Toronto … Read more

Three different paths that the Raptors can take this year

Raptors 2020-21 Outlook The Toronto Raptors are facing a crossroads this season. They have 34 year-old All star point guard Kyle Lowry and a core of players from ages 23-27. Furthermore, they have interesting depth pieces who could have break out seasons (or fail to live up to expectations). Masai Ujuri, Bobby Webster, and the … Read more

Raptors Cage Team Predicts the Raptors 2020-’21 Season

It’s been exactly 100 days since the Raptors were knocked off by the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals and, after an accelerated offseason like no other, the Raptors 2020-21 campaign kicks off against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. With no Serge Ibaka and Marc Gasol, a shiny, new … Read more

The OG Season

Most people would be thrilled to have accomplished what OG Anunoby has in his three-year long NBA career thus far. He was an NBA Champion at the ripe age of twenty-one, he authored one of the most dramatic game-winners in Toronto Raptors playoff history, and let’s not forget: he put a worldwide fashion icon on … Read more

How the Raptors matchup against the East’s top teams

The Toronto Raptors have been the best regular season team in the Eastern Conference over the past seven years. They have finished in the top three seeds in six of those seasons, and forth in the other one. During this span, they have amassed a 374-190 record and have six division titles. No team in … Read more

What if the Raptors don’t get Giannis?

The Toronto Raptors are one of the best organizations in any sport at keeping information a secret. Masai Ujuri and Bobby Webster work magic behind the scenes and we rarely catch on to their plans. For the first time, we know exactly what their master plan is. The Raptors have done everything to keep a … Read more