Raptors Cage

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

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