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Super-teams don’t always win

Amidst the Toronto Raptors’ shaky start to the 2020-2021 season, many fans are calling for the team to mortgage its future in favour of bringing James Harden to Tampa Bay. The outgoing package would likely be centered around Pascal Siakam, or OG Anunoby, or both, leaving the Raptors frontcourt gutted. The squad would be even … Read more

3 moves that the Raptors could make at the NBA Trade Deadline

Win now Keep the future intact Retain cap space for the 2021 offseason Those are the three key items on the shopping list for Masai Ujiri and his Toronto Raptors squad heading into this year’s NBA trade deadline. Amidst a plethora of injuries over the past few weeks, there has been one question surrounding the … Read more

#ThankYouKawhi

After a series of internet-breaking moves early in the morning on Saturday, the Toronto Raptors once again find themselves in a familiar spot: mediocrity. From July 18th, 2019, until 1:59AM this morning, we were living in a dream, and we’ll have the pictures, videos, film, merchandise, and memories until the day we die. But it’s … Read more

The unbelievable progression of DeMar DeRozan

Through the first 9 games of the 2016-17 NBA season, the Toronto Raptors are 7-2, tied for third in the Eastern Conference. A large reason for that has been the tremendous play of DeMar DeRozan. After re-signing on a 5 year/$139 million-plus deal with the Raps, DeRozan has been lighting the opposition on fire. The man who claims ‘I am … Read more

Report: Pau Gasol considering Toronto Raptors in free agency

ESPN sources say Toronto has emerged as another Pau Gasol suitor, but Gasol could well opt to delay his decision until after Kevin Durant’s. — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 3, 2016 The Toronto Raptors are now one of the free agency locations that interest free agent, Pau Gasol. Free agency is mainly about watching the … Read more

Cavaliers fans physically hold back DeMar DeRozan

Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals was a blowout as the Toronto Raptors lost 115-84 against the Cleveland Cavaliers. There many on court errors that were unacceptable. One incident that occurred on the court included some Cavaliers fans physically holding back DeMar DeRozan after the Raptors had scored a basket and DeRozan had leaped out of bounds. This … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors finally get win #50, overcome Hawks late rally

Tonight, the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Atlanta Hawks 105-97, achieving their 50th win of the year for the first time in franchise history. Raptors fans every are glowing with a smile that spans from ear to ear. But, let’s not forget the real goal for the Dinos – getting out of the first round. The Raps … Read more

What is Norman Powell’s potential?

Since the Toronto Raptors have been without DeMarre Carroll, they’ve been forced to experiment with different starting lineups. As of recently, these starting lineups have featured rookie sensation, Norman Powell. While this promotion is almost definitely temporary, the question is put forth: what is Norm’s long-term potential? While the young guard has excelled in his rookie season … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors get pummelled by Westbrook and Thunder

The Toronto Raptors looked like a team without an answer tonight as they failed to get that elusive franchise record 50th win. The Raptors never really had control of this game and ultimately fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-100. To exemplify their dominance against Toronto – the Thunder led this contest for all but 15 seconds. The Thunder … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors aim for the big 50 against Thunder

Tonight, the Toronto Raptors hope to accomplish the achievement that has long been eluding the club for it’s 21 year history. However, this won’t be an easy win as the Dinos take on a relentless Oklahoma City Thunder team. The Raps have maintained one of the top 5 records in the NBA for most of the season. … Read more