Get to know Alex Antetokounmpo, an improving Raptors prospect

Get to know Alex Antetokounmpo, an improving Raptors prospect

Not only has Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo, long a thorn in the side of the Toronto Raptors, helped bring that city their first championship in decades, but he’s helped three of his brothers land deals with NBA teams. The fourth brother to make it to the league is 20-year-old Alex Antetokounmpo. Alex, who spent […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Three possible trades for James Harden

Toronto Raptors: Three possible trades for James Harden

After plans to acquire Giannis Antetokounmpo in free agency fell through, the Toronto Raptors are reportedly interested in trading for James Harden of the Houston Rockets. How can such a scenario pan out for both teams? As has been widely reported in the media, James Harden is probably going to get traded from the Houston […]
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Author: Ben Zelniker / Raptors HQ

Time to take a deep breath Toronto Raptors fans

Time to take a deep breath Toronto Raptors fans

Giannis Antetokounmpo used his birthday gift and finally signed the supermax contract that has been on the table since the offseason started. What’s next for the Toronto Raptors? It was always a long shot. The Toronto Raptors were certainly in the mix from the start, but luring Giannis Antetokounmpo away from the franchise that drafted and developed […]
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Author: Jack Long / Raptors HQ

Top 10 Free Agents the Toronto Raptors Should Chase in 2021

Top 10 Free Agents the Toronto Raptors Should Chase in 2021

Giannis Antetokounmpo is off the board, which means the Toronto Raptors will be shopping come NBA free agency in 2021. We explore the top 10 unrestricted free agents. The Toronto Raptors were devastated to learn that their plans for the 2021 offseason were dashed when Giannis Antetokounmpo signed a five-year supermax contract worth $228.2 million to remain a […]
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Author: Jeff Borsuk / Raptors HQ

2021 free agent targets for the Toronto Raptors if Giannis re-signs with the Bucks

2021 free agent targets for the Toronto Raptors if Giannis re-signs with the Bucks

With the Milwaukee Bucks doing all they can to get Giannis Antetokounmpo to sign the super-max this offseason, the Toronto Raptors should start looking at other potential targets from the 2021 free-agent class. The Milwaukee Bucks are breaking the bank and mortgaging the future to bring in Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s requested reinforcements. After their moves for […]
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Author: Jack Long / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 3 ways landing Antetokounmpo would change franchise

The Giannis to Toronto Raptors rumors first circulated a few weeks ago. Now it’s time to look at the impact he’ll bring to the organization if he does sign here in 2021. The Toronto Raptors have the perfect system and the perfect army. What they don’t have is the one deadly artillery/firepower that takes them […]
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Author: Alexandro Fidanza / Raptors HQ

How the Toronto Raptors should handle their offseason if they want Giannis

We have all heard the Giannis to Toronto Raptors, but we also all know the importance of the Raptors offseason with many players set to be free agents. So how do they approach this offseason while keeping Giannis in mind for the 2021 season? The Toronto Raptors will be left with a lot of tough […]
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Author: Alexandro Fidanza / Raptors HQ

How the Antetokounmpo to Toronto Raptors rumors make sense for both parties

The Giannis to Toronto Raptors rumors are popping up again and now more than ever, it seems like they need each other. How many times have we heard that the Toronto Raptors are a top landing spot for Giannis Antetokounmpo once he becomes a free agent? Far too many times to count. This time it […]
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Author: Alexandro Fidanza / Raptors HQ

Raptors and Sixers look to avoid elimination in Game 7: Preview, start time, and more

With Giannis and company waiting in the wings, Toronto will try to extend their playoff run in a win or go home contest against the 76ers. Only one team will travel Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday — will it be The Raptors or the Sixers? Game 7s are nerve-racking occasions for fans, players, and coaches alike. For the fans, we remember all past Game 7s we’ve been lucky (or unlucky) to see. For the coaches and players, it’s a tense time, an evening to leave everything out on the floor.
Toronto has been in this position multiple times before with all sorts of outcomes. In a 2014 first round matchup, Toronto hosted Paul Pierce and the Brooklyn Nets in a Game 7 that went down to the wire. With the game on the line, Terrence Ross made an excellent defensive play to win possession for Toronto. Down by one with a little over six seconds remaining, Kyle Lowry attempt at a game winner was thwarted at the rim by Paul Pierce, winning Brooklyn the series.

In the 2016 playoffs, Toronto went through a home Game 7 against Indiana in the first round (a furious 17-4 run in the fourth quarter made it a …

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Author: Zakaria Abdulle / Raptors HQ