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

The Raptors have a ceiling, but can they raise it?

The 2021 Toronto Raptors are finally looking like the the Raptors of old. While they still clearly miss Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaka, things look better. Norman Powell has settled in after early season concerns, Siakam looks like an Allstar caliber player again, and the defensive efficiency has improved to 10th (ESPN). At 17-17 they … 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

Why the Raptors can contend with a starting caliber centre

Let’s refrain from sugar-coating anything here: the Toronto Raptors centre rotation this season has been atrocious. Aron Baynes has not lived up to a skeleton of his expectations, and the mysterious waiving of Alex Len has not proved to be beneficial to the team in any sort of way. Chris Boucher on the other hand … 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

Why do the Raptors keep blowing leads?

This is uncharted territory for the Toronto Raptors. After a 112-111 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, the Raptors are now 2-8 in a 72 game season. There is still time, but it won’t be easy to climb up the standings. This isn’t the Raptors team that won 15 straight games last season. If they … Read more

Cases for and against the Raptors tanking this season

The Toronto Raptors abysmal start to the 2020-2021 NBA season is beginning to bring back memories of 2013. Shortly after the season had begun on the eve of Halloween, the Raptors were playing horribly despite assembling a new big three comprised of Rudy Gay, DeMar DeRozan, and Kyle Lowry. They were off to a 6-12 … 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

Toronto Raptors point spread pick versus the Philadelphia 76ers

Game information Toronto Raptors @ Philadelphia 76ers 7:00EST, Tuesday December 29, 2020 Point Spread: Bet 365 – Toronto Raptors +1.5 Bet Online – Toronto Raptors +1.5 Powerplay – Toronto Raptors +1.5 Bodog – Toronto Raptors +1.5 Key injuries Toronto Raptors – Patrick McCaw (OUT) Philadelphia 76ers – Furkan Korkmaz (OUT), Joel Embiid (PROBABLE) Outlook The … Read more