Knicks’ Jalen Brunson deal makes Fred VanVleet contract a steal

Knicks’ Jalen Brunson deal makes Fred VanVleet contract a steal

Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors have to enter the offseason knowing that the rival New York Knicks will be among the most active teams in the league due to their surplus of cash to spend. All of their offseason moves appear t be centered around getting the cap space needed to sign Dallas Mavericks […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors draft: Bryce McGowens seems ideal for Masai Ujiri

Raptors draft: Bryce McGowens seems ideal for Masai Ujiri

The Toronto Raptors appear to like what Fred Hoiberg is building at Nebraska, as Masai Ujiri used one of his 2021 NBA Draft picks on Rexdale native and lanky point guard extraordinaire Dalano Banton. Ujiri could go back to Lincoln and select Bryce McGowens in 2022. McGowens has that slender frame that Ujiri loves, as […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

3 key reasons Raptors need to extend Fred VanVleet ASAP

3 key reasons Raptors need to extend Fred VanVleet ASAP

The Toronto Raptors have struck gold in Fred VanVleet, as the former undrafted free agent earned the biggest contract in NBA history for a player who was not picked in the NBA Draft. He also became the first undrafted player since Ben Wallace to be named an All-Star.  VanVleet averaged 20.3 points and 6.7 assists […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

3 Fred VanVleet-like prospects Raptors could draft in 2022

3 Fred VanVleet-like prospects Raptors could draft in 2022

The Toronto Raptors have helped Fred VanVleet make the jump from being an undrafted free agent to eventually ending up as one of the absolute best point guards in the game. His blend of pestilent defense and quality shooting helped him become the first undrafted free agent to be named an All-Star since Ben Wallace. […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

A retrospective on Precious Achiuwa’s breakout season with Raptors

A retrospective on Precious Achiuwa’s breakout season with Raptors

The Toronto Raptors‘ All-Star core of Fred VanVleet, Pascal Siakam, and OG Anunoby (once the starry-eyed youngsters of the 2019 team) are now living their basketball primes. Siakam should be an All-NBA team lock for the second time in his career, VanVleet made his first All-Star team, and Anunoby just posted his best statistical season […]
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Author: Avishai Sol / Raptors HQ

Fred VanVleet says what we’re all thinking about Raptors offseason

Fred VanVleet says what we’re all thinking about Raptors offseason

Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors have officially shifted to offseason mode, as the 76ers ended their postseason run with a standout performance in Game 6. The Raptors made it as far as they could with this roster, but they simply ran out of steam in the closing minutes of Game 6. While VanVleet and […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Fred VanVleet claims Raptors are most annoying team in the NBA

Fred VanVleet claims Raptors are most annoying team in the NBA

Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors have made no bones about the fact that they want to play a very irritating style of basketball. Given their length and versatility, Nick Nurse wanted to create a defense that swarms and forces as many turnovers as possible. While there have been some rough patches, especially early in […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Fred VanVleet outduels Kyle Lowry, but Raptors lose to mighty Heat

Fred VanVleet outduels Kyle Lowry, but Raptors lose to mighty Heat

Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors prepared for a very emotional night, as they were welcoming Kyle Lowry back to Scotiabank Arena as a member of the visiting Miami Heat for the first time. With playoff positioning at stake, the Raptors couldn’t afford to allow themselves to get caught up in the pageantry. It looked […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Fred VanVleet’s numbers make Raptors star an All-Defensive lock

Fred VanVleet’s numbers make Raptors star an All-Defensive lock

On Wednesday night, Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors walked into a game rife with standings implications, taking on a playoff team in the Minnesota Timberwolves. Despite the weight of the game, Toronto came out flat to start, lacking the spark needed to best a Minnesota team desperate to avoid a play-in position. The Raps needed […]
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Author: Tyler Hedmann / Raptors HQ

Raptors and Kyle Lowry parting ways came at the perfect time

Raptors and Kyle Lowry parting ways came at the perfect time

Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors are getting prepared for the most emotional reunion in franchise history, as Kyle Lowry will make his first appearance at Scotiabank Arena as a member of the visiting Miami Heat. Expect nothing short of an electric atmosphere. While it’s always tough to see arguably the best player in franchise history […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ