Toronto Raptors: B/R’s Raptors-Magic trade seems too risky for Masai Ujiri

Toronto Raptors: B/R’s Raptors-Magic trade seems too risky for Masai Ujiri

Orlando Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman has given the Toronto Raptors some given the Raptors some gifts over the years in the form of Serge Ibaka and Khem Birch, but Masai Ujiri might not be able to pump the former Raptors executive for players this offseason due to their lackluster roster, unless he […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Chris Bosh elected to Hall of Fame in 2021 class

Toronto Raptors: Chris Bosh elected to Hall of Fame in 2021 class

After the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Class finally was inducted into Springfield, the Hall wasted no time deciding on the 2021 inductees. Up for election in this cycle was Toronto Raptors legend Chris Bosh, who became eligible after his abrupt retirement with the Miami Heat.  Selected fourth overall by the Raptors in the competitive […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Is Khem Birch going to start a movement that gets Canadians to Toronto?

Toronto Raptors: Is Khem Birch going to start a movement that gets Canadians to Toronto?

Despite the fact that basketball is flourishing like never before in Canada, the number of Toronto Raptors Canadians remains comparatively small. While only a handful of Canadians, including Chris Boucher and Cory Joseph, have ever suited up in Raptors red and black, they added another one to the mix with the addition of center Khem […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Pascal Siakam reportedly crossed lined, got personal in Nick Nurse spat

Toronto Raptors: Pascal Siakam reportedly crossed lined, got personal in Nick Nurse spat

As if the last few weeks of Toronto Raptors basketball, which has featured COVID-19 outbreaks and a nine-game losing streak, couldn’t get any worse, star power forward Pascal Siakam has found himself in head coach Nick Nurse’s doghouse for the second time this season. Siakam, who was disciplined earlier in the year for a similar […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptor of the Week: DeAndre’ Bembry

Raptor of the Week:  DeAndre’ Bembry

Over this ridiculous week of basketball, the Toronto Raptors have been put through the ringer. First losing half their coaching staff to COVID precautions, then having a gimme win against the Pistons pushed back, then having their right arm chopped off via the loss of OG Anunoby, Pascal Siakam, and Fred VanVleet, forcing the likes of […]
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Author: Avishai Sol / Raptors HQ

Predicting the 2020-2021 Toronto Raptors starting lineup

Predicting the 2020-2021 Toronto Raptors starting lineup

Toronto Raptors basketball is much closer than we think (23 days), and there has yet to be any real talk of a starting lineup yet. The Toronto Raptors roster is pretty much set in stone — at least we think it is. Apart from at the Center position, the Raptors starting roster is not all […]
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Author: Alexandro Fidanza / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Someone found an insanely rare Pascal Siakam basketball card

Basketball cards collectors will be coveting this Toronto Raptors Pascal Siakam card Basketball cards collectors and Toronto Raptors fans everywhere are going to be extremely jealous of one particularly lucky Raptors fan who got his hands on a rare piece of Pascal Siakam memorabilia. Calling it his “grail”, one Reddit user got a booklet insert […]
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Author: Josh Wilson / Raptors HQ

Why playing the eight Regular Season games Hurt the Toronto Raptors the most

We will finally get to see Toronto Raptors basketball again, but the Raptors will be facing one of the hardest schedules. The NBA is BACK. Yes, it is in an odder fashion than usual, but nonetheless it’s back. Teams will play 8 regular-season games before resuming to the play-in tournament. This is good news for […]
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Author: Alexandro Fidanza / Raptors HQ

A return to basketball in June would create history for the Toronto Raptors

NBA executives are hoping for a mid-June return to basketball. For the Toronto Raptors, that would mean a little slice of history. For all the wrong reasons, the world is facing unprecedented times. Life as we know it is currently at a standstill as world leaders look for a solution to COVID-19. Businesses are closing […]
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Author: Thomas Valentine / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Stock Take, and saying goodbye to Kobe Bryant

In a week where basketball proved to be secondary, the Toronto Raptors managed to stretch their winning streak to eight games. Whose stock rose and who fell this week? Losing someone as emphatic and incredible as Kobe Byrant has rocked the basketball community like never before. The fact that we lost Gianna Bryant – Kobe’s […]
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Author: Thomas Valentine / Raptors HQ