Should Raptors pull off wild OG Anunoby/Jarrett Allen trade?

Should Raptors pull off wild OG Anunoby/Jarrett Allen trade?

The Toronto Raptors might not have a traditional rim-protecting center on the roster at the moment, but that doesn’t negate the fact that their OG Anunoby-led collection of versatile forwards helped key their turnaround from also-ran to legitimate contender with championship aspirations. While Anunoby once again missed large chunks of the season due to some […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Potential Raptors pick EJ Liddell could be Masai Ujiri’s draft crush

Potential Raptors pick EJ Liddell could be Masai Ujiri’s draft crush

Part of the reason that the Toronto Raptors have been so excellent at developing talent in the NBA draft is Masai Ujiri’s dogmatic commitment to finding players who fit his system. This has led to an abundance of switchable forwards populating the Toronto roster over the last few years. While some might consider the addition […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

3 Hawks trade targets Raptors need to consider acquiring

3 Hawks trade targets Raptors need to consider acquiring

The Toronto Raptors were one of the teams able to leap past the Atlanta Hawks, as a regression from Trae Young’s supporting cast and Toronto’s own steps forward were one of the reasons the Raptors won 48 games. The Hawks can’t view their 2021-22 season as successfully. The Hawks finished eighth in the Eastern Conference […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: Pascal Siakam making All-NBA proves he’s a legitimate star

Raptors: Pascal Siakam making All-NBA proves he’s a legitimate star

The Toronto Raptors may have had Scottie Barnes pick up a Rookie of the Year win, but Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet were the veteran leaders that made sure this team was able to compete. After Tuesday night’s ruling, both of Toronto’s star players can take home some accolades. VanVleet became the first undrafted player […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors’ Yuta Watanabe confirms he wants to return to Toronto

Raptors’ Yuta Watanabe confirms he wants to return to Toronto

The Toronto Raptors have some big names that could decide to pack up and leave in free agency this summer, with Chris Boucher and Thad Young topping the list. Those two need to be taken care of, but Yuta Watanabe can’t be forgotten in the shuffle after his rise from the G League to the […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Could Raptors be eyeing big trade-up after meeting top prospects?

Could Raptors be eyeing big trade-up after meeting top prospects?

The Toronto Raptors might find it tougher to build through the draft in 2022 than in most seasons, as they only have one second-round selection in the upcoming festivities. That doesn’t mean that Masai Ujiri will throw up his hands and stick at No. 33 overall.  Toronto appears to be eschewing the usual collection of […]
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3 contenders who could lure Thad Young away from Raptors return

3 contenders who could lure Thad Young away from Raptors return

The Toronto Raptors made a very risky maneuver when they gave up a first-round pick for a 33-year-old player having his worst season in Thad Young. It took all of a few weeks for the Raptors to know beyond a shadow of a doubt that they got one over on the San Antonio Spurs. Young […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

NBA Mock Draft has Raptors making very risky second-round pick

NBA Mock Draft has Raptors making very risky second-round pick

The Toronto Raptors are in possession of the No. 33 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, allowing Masai Ujiri to restock the cupboards with another premium athlete. The NBA Mock Draft wizards seem to believe that Ujiri will roll the dice again on a toolsy prospect. With the selection of Scottie Barnes No. 4 overall […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors showing interest in Canadian high schooler Leonard Miller

Raptors showing interest in Canadian high schooler Leonard Miller

The Toronto Raptors have not been one to shy away from making an unpopular or unusual draft selection if the right player falls into their laps. Leonard Miller is not going to be a player that everyone falls in love with, but he has all the traits that Toronto loves to covet in the draft. Miller […]
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Raptors player review: Will Scottie Barnes leap forward in 2022-23?

Raptors player review: Will Scottie Barnes leap forward in 2022-23?

The Toronto Raptors knew they were going out on a bit of a limb when they made Scottie Barnes the No. 4 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft and Dalano Banton their second-round draft choice. Taking these players showed a commitment to Masai Ujiri’s preferred style of basketball and emphasis on player development. Barnes immediately […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ