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What’s next for the Toronto Raptors?

The 2015-16 season was an historic one for the Toronto Raptors. The team set a franchise record of 56 wins in a single season and survived 2 gruesome playoff match ups against the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat, both of which went all the way to 7 games. The Raps also reached the conference finals against the … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors try to avoid season sweep at the hands of the Bulls

The Toronto Raptors are back in action tonight against the Chicago Bulls. The Raptors haven’t seen any success against the team from the Windy City this season dropping both of their previous matchups. The Bulls are a team that are slowly getting healthier. They’ve been ravaged by injuries most of the season and currently sit 9th in … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to bounce back vs Grizzlies

After dropping yet another game to the Chicago Bulls, the Toronto Raptors look to recover on their home court against the hard-nosed Memphis Grizzlies. Despite dropping their last two games the Raptors are still second in the East by a wide margin. The Grizzlies on the other hand are seeking a fourth consecutive road win, but … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors lose again in Chicago

The Toronto Raptors woes against the Chicago Bulls continued as they dropped their second straight game 106-116. The Raptors put up 35 points in the first quarter, but were shut-down and outscored by 92-71 the rest of the game. Derrick Rose showed his MVP type prowess scoring 26 points, while Doug McDermott was 4-5 from … Read more

Playing GM: Evaluating Trade Deadline Targets for the Toronto Raptors

  The Toronto Raptors are 3 games behind first, they rank 6th and 9th in offensive and defensive efficiency, and they are poised for a deep playoff run. But, they aren’t a championship contender…yet. The Cleveland Cavaliers were appointed Kings of the East before the season started, and most choose the San Antonio Spurs or the Golden … Read more

Looking Ahead: Toronto Raptors Playoff Scenarios

1.Atlanta (53-17) 2.Cleveland (46-26 3.Chicago (43-29) 4. Toronto (42-29) 5.Washington (40-31) 6.Milwaukee (35-36) 19GB 7.Miami (32-38) 20.5GB 8.Boston (31-39) 22GB 9.Charlotte (30-39) 22.5GB 10.Indiana (30-40) 23GB 11.Brooklyn (29-40) 23.5GB If the NBA playoffs started right now, the matchups would be: Atlanta vs. Boston Cleveland vs. Miami Chicago vs. Milwaukee Toronto vs. Washington Five games separate … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors challenge Bulls in Windy City

Friday night’s contest between the Toronto Raptors and the Chicago Bulls marks the third regular season head to head match, with Chicago (41-28) leading the series 2-0. Toronto (41-27), currently third overall in the Eastern Conference, holds a narrow edge over their counterparts with a half game lead. Lots of postseason significance in this one … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors take on top-ranked Grizzlies

In a clash of early-season titans, the East-leading Toronto Raptors (8-2) host the West-leading Memphis Grizzlies (10-1) Wednesday night (7:30 p.m. EST) at the Air Canada Centre. After taking the past three days off, the well-rested Raptors have quite the task ahead of them. They are set to take on a Memphis team that won … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors lose nail-biter vs. Chicago Bulls

What a game…what a game! Maybe not the result we were all looking for, but a tough matchup nonetheless. The Toronto Raptors, who were winners of their last five games heading into this matchup just couldn’t pull through tonight against a tough Chicago Bulls team who stays undefeated on the road. The Raptors who are … Read more

Hear Me Out: The Andrea Bargnani Situation

“With the first pick in the 2006 NBA Draft the Toronto Raptors select Andrea Bargnani from Italy”. These words from David Stern have haunted me since that illustrious draft. A draft filled with talents like Rudy Gay, my pick (Rajon Rondo), LaMarcus Aldridge…and the list goes on. All players that have panned out much better … Read more