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Explaining this week’s stock market events in basketball terms

If you own a smartphone and have Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, or access to the internet, there’s a good chance that you’ve seen a meme, two, or two-hundred about the stock market this week. If you’re the average Joe or Joanna and don’t have any interest in capitalist America, there’s also a good chance that you … Read more

Raptors near full-health prior to Finals rematch

For the first time since June 13th, 2019, a date etched in the soul of Canadian basketball diehards, the Toronto Raptors will face the Golden State Warriors. After meeting at the pinnacle of the sports world last year, both of these teams look drastically different. One side lost Kawhi Leonard to a Western Conference foe, … Read more

The bright side after Game 2 for the Raptors

1-1 is where the NBA finals series score stands after Sunday night’s game, to the disappointment of Raptors fans. They now head into The Oracle needing to win at least one of the next two games to regain homecourt advantage. There’s a lot that could have gone better in Game 2. It’s frustrating to know, … Read more

Matchups to look out for ahead of Game 2

With Game 2 of the NBA finals just hours away, in which the Toronto Raptors will participate (no, you’re not dreaming), Raptors fans should be prepared for the Warriors to come out of the gates sprinting. For any team starting a series on the road, the goal is always to steal at least one game, … Read more

Raptors-Warriors Game 2 Adjustments

On Thursday night, NBA fans across the world witnessed history: the first-ever NBA Finals game played outside of the United States. Along with that, they saw what was likely the beginning of the first truly competitive finals since 2016, featuring eight recent, and current All-Stars, 3 MVP candidates, and 3 former defensive players of the … Read more

The Raptors: An Underdog Mentality

Ibaka: "I don't care what talent you have, if you don't have toughness you're not going to be here. We're here today and we won tonight's game because we have toughness…" pic.twitter.com/i6pQU2ClWZ — Josh Lewenberg (@JLew1050) May 26, 2019 Imagine hearing in 2017 that in 2019, Kawhi Leonard would be donning a Raptors jersey and … Read more

Sizing Up The Defending NBA Champions

Franchise History Made, and In the Making The Toronto Raptors punched their ticket to the NBA Finals. Newsflash, you already knew that! After 24 years of existence as a team, with the memories of playoff heartbreak after heartbreak. Here you are Toronto. 4 wins away from hoisting the Larry O’Brien Trophy. 4 wins away from … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors come close to ending Warriors’ streak

The Toronto Raptors fall to Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors, 109-112. Curry led all scorers with 44 points on 14-24 shooting, handing the Raptors their second straight loss. Once again the Raptors started the game allowing their opponent to catch fire early, as the Warriors shot 52 percent from the field scoring 32 … Read more