Toronto Raptors push guarantee date on Rodney Hood’s contract back

Toronto Raptors push guarantee date on Rodney Hood’s contract back

The Toronto Raptors have decided to push the guaranteed date on Rodney Hood’s contract today to August 3. The NBA Draft is less than two days away, and the Raptors have a chance at adding a tremendous franchise-changing talent. Still, they have to check some minor procedural boxes first, with Rodney Hood numbering among them. […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ

Raptors rumors: Toronto says no to crazy Ben Simmons offer from 76ers

Raptors rumors: Toronto says no to crazy Ben Simmons offer from 76ers

Toronto Raptors rumors season is in full swing, and the possibility of making an earth-shaking trade for a player like Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons remains very much in the realm of possibility, even if Daryl Morey is holding out for an insane offer. The latest reports seem to suggest that Philly wants an All-Star […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors Draft history: 5 times the Raps drafted a star

Toronto Raptors Draft history: 5 times the Raps drafted a star

July 29’s NBA Draft is the next major event on this year’s NBA calendar, and the Toronto Raptors will select No. 4 overall, barring a trade. Historically, Toronto has been good about keeping their draft selections, only failing to draft a first-round prospect four times in their 26-year history to this point. The Raptors are […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ

Forgotten Raptors guard Nando de Colo had a great Olympic moment

Forgotten Raptors guard Nando de Colo had a great Olympic moment

Some Toronto Raptors alumni are well-known and beloved by the team’s fanbase, while others are forgotten because of undistinguished play. In the case of Nando de Colo, he falls into the second category. On February 20, 2014, the Raptors traded Austin Daye to the San Antonio Spurs to acquire de Colo. There was a time […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ

Raptors rumors: Pelicans open up space for Kyle Lowry after huge trade

Raptors rumors: Pelicans open up space for Kyle Lowry after huge trade

Most of the Toronto Raptors rumors that have sprouted up over the last few weeks have pertained to star point guard Kyle Lowry, as the future Hall of Famer could be contemplating leaving Canada after spending nearly a decade with Toronto. While teams like the Lakers, Heat, and 76ers have been linked to Lowry given […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Former Suns coach Earl Watson joining as an assistant

Toronto Raptors: Former Suns coach Earl Watson joining as an assistant

The Toronto Raptors will not only have to figure out what the next steps of the franchise will look like considering that Kyle Lowry could be on the move this offseason, but they must also replace several trusted assistant coaches. The latest reports seem to suggest that Earl Watson has been selected as one of […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Chad Ford claims options at No. 4 down to 3 players

Toronto Raptors: Chad Ford claims options at No. 4 down to 3 players

The Toronto Raptors might be the first team in the 2021 NBA Draft that could throw the rest of the proceedings a major curveball. While the first three picks are starting to take shape, players like Jalen Suggs, Scottie Barnes, Jonathan Kuminga, and Davion Mitchell could all be in Toronto’s range. The Detroit Pistons will […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Yuta Watanabe and Japan face tough road in Olympics

Toronto Raptors: Yuta Watanabe and Japan face tough road in Olympics

The Toronto Raptors are sending a few players to the Olympic Games in Tokyo this year, and while Nick Nurse and Team Canada might have to watch the Olympics on TV like the rest of us, rising forward Yuta Watanabe will try to make his country proud when he suits up for host nation Japan. […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

What the 2019 Toronto Raptors and 2021 Bucks had in common

What the 2019 Toronto Raptors and 2021 Bucks had in common

While the Toronto Raptors were on the couch at home, licking their wounds after a very unlucky 2020-21 season, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks won the 2021 NBA championship by defeating the Phoenix Suns 4-2 after losing the first two games. Raptors fans were at one point hoping and praying that Masai Ujiri’s connection […]
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Author: Alaa Alarashi / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors draft: 5 times the Raps gave up on a draftee early

Toronto Raptors draft: 5 times the Raps gave up on a draftee early

The Toronto Raptors have been in existence since 1995 as an NBA Franchise, and they have seen their fair share of successes and failures on draft night. With the 2021 NBA Draft less than a week away, a trip down Raptors’ memory lane reveals several times the Raptors drafted well and then botched the development or […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ