Toronto Raptors: Actions Speak Louder than Words

Now is time for action. The Toronto Raptors must be supported by the media and fans for their stance and actions in support of equity and justice reform. The sports world is no longer satisfied to just “shut up and dribble”. The Milwaukee Bucks made the bold decision not to play their game on Wednesday, […]
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Author: Jeff Borsuk / Raptors HQ

Five Takeaways from the Leafs exhibition game vs Montreal

It’s been over four months and I must say, it’s great to have hockey back.
Last night, the Leafs took on the Montreal Canadiens in a pre-season game. Despite it being July, the game was competitive and both teams looked good in stretches. In general, it’s tough to take too much away from one “exhibition game” but with that said, this was the first and only tune-up before the playoffs start. Sheldon Keefe and the Leafs needed to be in playoff mode, which gives us reason to find value in the different things we noticed.
Here are my five takeaways from the 4-2 victory for the Leafs. 
1. Nick Robertson belongs in the NHL
Two of the biggest questions heading to this game: Will Nick Robertson look like he belongs in the NHL despite being 18 years old? And more importantly, will he look like one of the Leafs’ best 12 forwards? My answers: Yes, and yes.
Robertson didn’t score but he was noticeable on many of his shifts thanks to his work ethic off the puck.
This clip below was probably his most memorable. It was expected that Robertson would …

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Author: Nick DeSouza / The Leafs Nation

Grades following Toronto Raptors’ 101-91 loss to Brooklyn Nets

All good things must come to an end, as did the Toronto Raptors’ winning streak on Wednesday night following a 101-91 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. All good things must come to an end, and so here we are, at the end of a Toronto Raptors’ franchise-best 15-game winning streak. Toronto fell 101-91 to the […]
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Author: Michael Walton / Raptors HQ