Toronto Raptors: 3 rumors from Atlantic rivals that aren’t good news

Toronto Raptors: 3 rumors from Atlantic rivals that aren’t good news

The Toronto Raptors need to make some seismic moves in order to reclaim their spot among the elite in the Eastern Conference, and Raptors rumors have been flying around as Nick Nurse and the front office try to figure out what went wrong last year and how to correct those flaws. What makes this semi-rebuild […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 2 reasons to trade for Collin Sexton, and 1 reason not to

Toronto Raptors: 2 reasons to trade for Collin Sexton, and 1 reason not to

The Toronto Raptors know that they need to shake some things up this offseason, and the expected departure of Kyle Lowry could force them to go big with regards to adding a replacement at the point guard spot. If they are feeling really bold and brash, they could choose to go after Cleveland Cavaliers point […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Get To Know The Sellers: Colorado Rockies

The Toronto Blue Jays need another third baseman as well as a starting pitcher. In a series of posts focused on bad teams that will more than likely be sellers ahead of the trade deadline, I will be discussing trade scenarios that I think work for both teams.

In this post, I will be focused on my NL team, the Colorado Rockies. They have screwed me out of twenty bucks before as I bet that they’d beat the Dodgers in game 163 in 2018. So just like how Cam stole my money, could the Blue Jays steal two players from the Rockies? I will be answering four questions: Why the Rockies, why the 3rd baseman, why the pitcher and lastly, what would it take to get them?
Why the Rockies?
So for starters, what makes the Rockies an appealing trade partner? Well for starters, they traded the best third basemen in all of baseball along with 51 million bucks to St. Louis for Austin Gomber, Mateo Gil, Elehuris Montero, Tony Lacey and Jake Sommers. This makes the Donaldson for Merryweather trade look like the best trade in the history of the MLB. No top prospects were going back the other way. In …

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Author: Brennan Delaney / Blue Jays Nation

Toronto Raptors: Masai Ujrii can’t target Victor Oladipo after latest injury

Toronto Raptors: Masai Ujrii can’t target Victor Oladipo after latest injury

The Toronto Raptors know that they need to make a big swing in the postseason, and that big swing could include adding Victor Oladipo, fresh off a season split between the Indiana Pacers, Houston Rockets, and Miami Heat into the mix due to his potential as a star at both ends of the floor. Unfortunately, the […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Jared Butler scouting report: Could he go from the national champs to the Toronto Raptors?

Jared Butler scouting report: Could he go from the national champs to the Toronto Raptors?

The Toronto Raptors draft plans might need some slight adjusting after Monday night, as Jared Butler, Davion Mitchell, and the Baylor Bears throttled a previously undefeated Gonzaga team in order to win the program’s first national championship. The Jared Butler scouting report just got a few more interesting chapters added to it. Despite an intimidating […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Pass or pursue on LaMarcus Alridge

Toronto Raptors: Pass or pursue on LaMarcus Alridge

The Raptors have a very definite need at the center position, as the second half of this 2021 season began against the Atlanta Hawks when the Raptors fell 121-120. Names like Andre Drummond, JaVale McGee, and San Antonio Spurs veteran LaMarcus Aldridge have surfaced as potential Aron Baynes replacements. Baynes, signed in November, is averaging […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ

Raptors: 3 trades with Atlantic Division rivals that could help Toronto

Raptors: 3 trades with Atlantic Division rivals that could help Toronto

The Toronto Raptors need to keep all of their options open as they get ready for the Trade Deadline, and it would be foolish for Masai Ujiri to simply check teams off as potential trade partners. Even Toronto’s Atlantic Division rivals could give them an enticing return. The Raptors are currently in the postseason, but […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Is Malachi Flynn still a long-term building block?

Toronto Raptors: Is Malachi Flynn still a long-term building block?

The Toronto Raptors know they need to find some young backcourt help in order to help them prepare for the post Kyle Lowry era, and Masai Ujiri tagged San Diego State point guard Malachi Flynn as a potential savior after using the 29th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft on the Mountain West Player of […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: Trade or Keep? Where each Raptor fits at deadline

Raptors: Trade or Keep? Where each Raptor fits at deadline

The Toronto Raptors might need to shake up their roster over the new few weeks if they want to stay in contention for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Names like Kyle Lowry, Norman Powell, Aron Baynes, and more have all been mentioned as collateral that could be shipped out of town by Masai […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: 2 trades Toronto could make for Harrison Barnes

Raptors: 2 trades Toronto could make for Harrison Barnes

The Toronto Raptors will need to look at every potential bend in order to find reinforcements that can help them in the postseason push, and Sacramento Kings wing Harrison Barnes might be the ideal player to give the Raptors some extra pop on the offensive end. While the core of Tyrese Haliburton and De’Aaron Fox […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ