3 important Raptors to watch as Training Camp officially kicks off

3 important Raptors to watch as Training Camp officially kicks off

The Toronto Raptors officially got their training camp grind kicked off nearly this week. Nick Nurse wants to ensure that this rebuilt roster and collection of non-guaranteed deals are as locked in as possible before their preseason debut against the new-look Utah Jazz. The preseason is where we saw that Dalano Banton was worthy of […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Newest Fred VanVleet contract update sounds good for Raptors

Newest Fred VanVleet contract update sounds good for Raptors

In the early stages of the offseason, it seemed like Toronto Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet was a lock to be extended. A four-year deal that would get into nine figures would make the highest-paid undrafted player in NBA history even more wealthy following an All-Star season. VanVleet is close to free agency once again, […]
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3 awesome Raptors Media Day quotes you may have missed

3 awesome Raptors Media Day quotes you may have missed

For a team that has built an ethos around hard work when no one else is watching and not giving opposing teams anything to hold onto with flamboyant quotes, Masai Ujiri and the Toronto Raptors uncorked quite a few noisemaking quotes during their annual Media Day exercises. While many of the big names gave fairly […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

3 reasonable goals for Raptors OG Anunoby to hit in 2022

3 reasonable goals for Raptors OG Anunoby to hit in 2022

As the Toronto Raptors try to establish themselves as a contender in the Eastern Conference, the play of stud wing OG Anunoby is something that this franchise will have to analyze closely. There is a direct correlation between Anunoby playing well and the Ws piling up in the standings. Anunoby was a reliable scorer on […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

3 must-watch Toronto Raptors as Media Day frenzy approaches

3 must-watch Toronto Raptors as Media Day frenzy approaches

Media Day is almost here, meaning that the Toronto Raptors are just a few days away from kicking off what is expected to be a very pivotal 2022 preseason. Fresh off 48 victories in a season that surprised many, Toronto is gearing up for a more serious push towards championship glory. With an All-Star point […]
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3 biggest worries Raptors fans might have in 2022-23 season

3 biggest worries Raptors fans might have in 2022-23 season

The vibes around the Toronto Raptors are generally great at this point in time. The team basically brought back the entire rotation after winning 48 games last season. All-Star point guard Fred VanVleet promises to form another unstoppable tandem with All-NBA forward Pascal Siakam. The Raptors have built themselves into one of the most difficult […]
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4 Raptors trade targets after missing out on Bojan Bogdanovic

4 Raptors trade targets after missing out on Bojan Bogdanovic

The Toronto Raptors will never turn down the chance to add a player who can help a contending team if they can be acquired without giving up tons of draft capital. With the Utah Jazz shopping Bojan Bogdanovic, there was some speculation that Masai Ujiri had something up his sleeve. That speculation ended Thursday morning, […]
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Try not to tear up as Yuta Watanabe says goodbye to Raptors

Try not to tear up as Yuta Watanabe says goodbye to Raptors

The nature of the NBA means that teams like the Toronto Raptors often have to say goodbye to fan favorites to get cheaper alternatives. Yuta Watanabe made himself a marquee attraction when he was on the floor, but Toronto thought it was time to say goodbye. With youngsters like Christian Koloko arriving via the NBA […]
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Toronto Raptors 2022-23 season preview: SF Otto Porter Jr.

Toronto Raptors 2022-23 season preview: SF Otto Porter Jr.

Historically, the Toronto Raptors are not a team that is going to spend a ton of money in free agency. In spite of their past desire to lay low in the offseason, the Raptors went and splashed the cash and nabbed Otto Porter Jr. away from the reigning champion Golden State Warriors. Porter was a […]
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Raptors: 3 goals for birthday boy Precious Achiuwa in 2022-23

Raptors: 3 goals for birthday boy Precious Achiuwa in 2022-23

The Toronto Raptors took a considerable risk in pulling off the Kyle Lowry sign-and-trade with the Miami Heat, as former first-round pick Precious Achiuwa represents the crown jewel of Masai Ujiri’s return package. Having turned 23 yesterday on September 19, Achiuwa has been viewed as a long-term developmental piece. In his first few months with […]
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