Toronto Raptors: A farewell to Serge Ibaka and Marc Gasol

Toronto Raptors: A farewell to Serge Ibaka and Marc Gasol

The departure of Serge Ibaka and Marc Gasol should not be looked at sadly, but instead as a blessing for the culture that the Toronto Raptors have built. The Toronto Raptors used to be a team that players hated getting traded to (cough, cough, Alonzo Mourning*) but the love that Serge Ibaka and Marc Gasol […]
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Author: Stephen Nixon / Raptors HQ

Remembering Marc Gasol’s role in the 2019 Toronto Raptors title

With Marc Gasol’s decision to go back home and play in Spain, it seems appropriate to look back on all the reasons he was a valuable piece to the 2018-2019 Toronto Raptors. Before Marc Gasol, there was Jonas Valanciunas. The Lithuanian big man was always a fan favourite, and for years he manned the paint […]
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Author: Kyle Oliveira / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 5 things we’ll remember the most from Marc Gasol

If you haven’t already heard, Marc Gasol is going to finish his career at FC Barcelona, meaning it puts an end to his wonderful time for the Toronto Raptors. 2772 minutes. That’s how many total minutes Marc Gasol has played in a Toronto Raptors jersey and we’re going to be reviewing 2579 minutes and 15 seconds […]
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Author: Alexandro Fidanza / Raptors HQ

Should the Toronto Raptors pursue a trade for Joel Embiid?

With Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaka set to become UFAs and the Philadelphia 76ers dumpster fire roaring louder than ever, would the Toronto Raptors go all-in on Joel Embiid? All the offseason talk with the Toronto Raptors so far has been aimed towards Free Agency 2021 and “The Summer of Giannis” but what if the […]
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Author: Jack Long / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: It is time for Gasol to come off the bench

With Marc Gasol going down with multiple injuries and Serge Ibaka playing lights out, the Toronto Raptors need to lock in Ibaka as their number one center. The NBA season may be on pause for the time being, but every coach should keep the mindset that it’ll be resumed at some point. That means preparing […]
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Author: Dana Ryan / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Examining potential return dates for Marc Gasol

Marc Gasol has been out of action for quite some time. When might the big man return to the Toronto Raptors’ lineup? Here are a few suggestions: Shorthanded for most of the 2019-20 campaign, the Toronto Raptors are getting healthy at precisely the right time – down the stretch of the regular season. Perhaps no […]
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Author: Jordan Skuse / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Can Marc Gasol be trusted to stay healthy?

Marc Gasol has lost significant time this season due to injury, but the Toronto Raptors can trust him to be healthy in the postseason. Marc Gasol can be trusted by the Toronto Raptors to stay healthy during the 2020 postseason. At the moment, Gasol is recuperating from a recurring hamstring injury that in total has […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ

Is Marc Gasol’s injury a legitimate concern for the Toronto Raptors?

Marc Gasol of the Toronto Raptors is still not ready to return to game action, even after nine days thanks to the All-Star break. How worrisome should this news be to the injury-plagued Raptors? Marc Gasol, to date, has missed 20 games for the Toronto Raptors this season, and Friday night when Toronto takes on […]
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Author: Jordan Skuse / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: How Marc Gasol impacts the game beyond the box score

Despite poor numbers to start the year, Marc Gasol is still helping the Toronto Raptors in ways that don’t show up in the box score. Marc Gasol is shooting 34.4-percent from the field. Let’s rephrase that: The Toronto Raptors 6-foot-11 center, Marc Gasol is shooting 34.4-percent from the field. Included in that, he’s shooting a […]
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Author: Andrew Hughes / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors Panic Meter: Gasol’s struggles through 11 games

Marc Gasol has had an up-and-down start to the season. Should the Toronto Raptors start to panic? It is panic time for the Toronto Raptors.  The Toronto Raptors are 7-2 nine games into the current season.  While the team is not struggling as a whole, their starting center, Marc Gasol is.  The question, then, is […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ