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Highlights of Toronto Raptors 2015-2016 Schedule

  The Toronto Raptors are coming off another impressive regular season which ended in disappointment during the playoffs. With the 2015-2016 quickly approaching the Raptors would hope to get things going with a bang. The Raptors made some major defensive upgrades through free agency and the draft by signing DeMarre Carroll, Cory Joseph, Luis Scola, and Bismack Biyombo along with rookies Delon Wright and Norman Powell. … Read more

Potential Free Agent Targets: Small Forwards

It’s clear that there will be some big changes this offseason for the Toronto Raptors. More than likely, the change will start from the small forward spot – a position where the Raptors have struggled to get production. Thus, we analyze the suitable, viable, and realistic options at the small forward position in free agency for the Raptors. … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors will face extinction in game 4 against the Wizards

  It is an insult to mediocore teams to say that the Toronto Raptors have played mediocore basketball in these playoffs. They have looked lost on both ends of the court, and many issues that Masai Ujiri will need to address in the off-season have come to light. No team has comeback from a 3-0 … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors lose game 3 to Wizards

Game three between the Toronto Raptors and the Washington Wizards has come and gone. The result – another Wizards win. The Raptors lost this pivotal game 106-99, and now are behind 3-0 in this best of seven series. No team in NBA history has ever come back from a 3-0 series deficit; so let’s hope … Read more

Post game report card: Raps drop Game 1 to the Wizards in OT

Intense atmosphere?  Check. Home court advantage?  Check. Epic pre-game hype speech from Masai Ujiri?  Check. Everything necessary to actually win a basketball game?  Um.. Despite a late-game comeback leading to overtime, the Toronto Raptors lost to the Washington Wizards 86-93 in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.  Right from the opening tip the home team displayed their usual … Read more

Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs. Washington Wizards

The Toronto Raptors are back in the playoffs meaning it’s the most wonderful time of the year to be a Raptors’ fan. The two team tango between the Chicago Bulls and the Raptors for the 3rd and 4th spot is over. The dust has settled and the two-time Atlantic division champions will face the Washington … Read more

Terrence Ross: The Toronto Raptors “It” factor

Very recently Paul Pierce spouted off saying that the Toronto Raptors are a playoff team he is not concerned with. In his words, “they don’t have that ‘it’ factor” that intimidates other opponents. Many Raptor faithful know Pierce as the man who dashed last year’s playoff hopes with a controversial game ending block on Kyle … Read more

Paul Pierce already trash talking the Raptors

Playoff fever is heating up the NBA as the regular season winds down tonight. One of the Toronto Raptors’ most high profile nemeses, Paul Pierce is already throwing shade at the team he helped sink in the first round last year as a member of the Brooklyn Nets. It appears he is looking to do … 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

Top 10 moments of the 2014-2015 season thus far

With the first half of the 2014-2015 NBA season come and gone, the Toronto Raptors sit at a record of 36-17, their best pre-All Star mark by an absolute long shot. There still exists a number of things the team needs to work on, not the least of which being consistent defensive effort and shot … Read more