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Season Highlights: Reflecting On the Raptors Through Statistics

By Scott Engel, The Game Day The Raptors’ 2022 season certainly did not end as hoped, with a 35-point loss to Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The series loss was no major surprise, of course, as going up against Joel Embiid, James Harden, and the ascending Tyrese Maxey would … Read more

Raptors and Sixers are set to square off on Saturday

Following the Boston Celtics’ triumphant victory over the Memphis Grizzlies last night, the Eastern Conference playoff (and play-in) picture was set. On Saturday evening at 6:00pm ET, the Toronto Raptors will find themselves standing across from the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center in what should be the first game of a gladiatorial series. … Read more

Breaking Down The 5 Most Valuable Raptors Right Now

With the 2021-2022 regular season all wrapped up, it’s safe to say that the Toronto Raptors are ahead of schedule. For a team that traded away the greatest and most accomplished player in franchise history this past offseason, expectations for the squad this season were fairly low. The 2021 NBA draft landed them Scottie Barnes; … Read more

Boston, or Philly? How each scenario occurs

Since the inception of the 2021-2022 season, it seemed like an inevitability that the Raptors would fare better than their surveyors expected. Simply said, the construction of their roster was far superior to what last year’s record in Tampa suggested. Betting sites, such as jeuxdecartes.net projected the Raptors regular season win total to net out … Read more

After years of wanting him, Raptors add Thad Young

Amid a deadline week that was fuller of roster-altering possibilities than the Southbound TTC Subway carts at 8:00am on a Wednesday, the Toronto Raptors made one defining move – to further bolster their frontcourt depth and take another stroke into the depths end of their all-6’9″ philosophy. In Bobby Webster’s Thursday afternoon media availability, he … Read more

Raptors vs Rockets – Toronto’s AAU Travel Squad

It’s trade deadline day and the Raptors went all in on their philosophy. Trading for 6’8″ Thaddeus Young, and benching one of their only three players under 6’7″, Fred VanVleet. Just kidding, he didn’t get benched… He’s getting bought out. All good though, Toronto’s real best player was still available. Again, just jokes… Go Team … Read more

How each major event thus far impacts the Raptors

Today was a busy trade-deadline-eve-eve which saw two of this year’s biggest dominoes fall. Alas, CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard have been separated, as have Domantas Sabonis and Myles Turner. Several new reports and rumours were leaked – for reason of truth or for reason of manipulation – and a few of them have material … Read more