Toronto Raptors: Projecting stats for Gary Trent Jr. in 2021-22

Toronto Raptors: Projecting stats for Gary Trent Jr. in 2021-22

The Toronto Raptors decided that swapping out Norman Powell at the trade deadline ahead of his impending contract was imperative if they want to get younger and more financially flexible, and they accomplished that goal by sending No. 24 to the Portland Trail Blazers to get a guard in Gary Trent Jr. that has plenty […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

B/R says Toronto Raptors should’ve traded Pascal Siakam and Kyle Lowry

B/R says Toronto Raptors should’ve traded Pascal Siakam and Kyle Lowry

The Toronto Raptors might have swapped out Norman Powell for Gary Trent Jr. at the trade deadline, but that hasn’t totally quieted the sentiments that claim Masai Ujiri should have pulled off another Raptors trade involving a player like Kyle Lowry. Pascal Siakam and the rest of the squad just weren’t getting it done. Ultimately, […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: One thing Rodney Hood could do to prove his worth to Nick Nurse tonight

Toronto Raptors: One thing Rodney Hood could do to prove his worth to Nick Nurse tonight

The trade that sent Norman Powell to the Portland Trail Blazers and Gary Trent Jr. to the Toronto Raptors also sent the expensive contract of Rodney Hood, who has been struggling to recapture his old scoring touch, to Nick Nurse and company. Hood suffered a torn Achilles in Portland, and it turned a former double-digit […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Should Raptors have held onto Terence Davis after hot start to Kings career?

Toronto Raptors: Should Raptors have held onto Terence Davis after hot start to Kings career?

While the Norman Powell move was obviously the highlight of the deadline for the Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri was able to recoup a few second-round picks by offloading Matt Thomas to the Utah Jazz and Terence Davis, a restricted free agent at the end of this season, to the Sacramento Kings. Davis was averaging 7.6 […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: Masai Ujiri should consider signing Canadian native Mfiondu Kabengele

Raptors: Masai Ujiri should consider signing Canadian native Mfiondu Kabengele

The Toronto Raptors might’ve traded away Norman Powell as they gear up for what will likely be the first part of a rebuilding process, but that doesn’t mean that they should stop adding pieces. If they keep up that aggressive mindset, they could potentially swoop up former Los Angeles Clippers prospect Mfiondu Kabengele, a native of […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: OG Anunoby might be the best non-big defender in the NBA

Toronto Raptors: OG Anunoby might be the best non-big defender in the NBA

The Toronto Raptors trading away Norman Powell to the Portland Trail Blazers might’ve brought Gary Trent Jr. back, but one of the main side-effects of that trade is the fact that OG Anunoby, who is locked in as one of the core pieces for the new few seasons, is going to get an increased workload […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Is Victor Oladipo a better long-term play than Norman Powell?

Toronto Raptors: Is Victor Oladipo a better long-term play than Norman Powell?

Norman Powell had a career year with the Toronto Raptors, he is currently averaging 19.6 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, and 1.8 assists per game. Powell became a key player for the Raptors, but they decided to trade him to the Portland Trail Blazers. On a day where stars like Nikola Vucevic and […]
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Author: Pirasanth Gunasekaram / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Norman Powell’s Top 5 moments as a Raptor

Toronto Raptors: Norman Powell’s Top 5 moments as a Raptor

Goodbye Norman Powell. Sometimes when a player leaves, the fanbase can tell right away that they’re going to miss him. DeMar DeRozan is a prime example, but it even happens with non-all-stars.  Serge Ibaka never sniffed the all-star game, but as soon as he walked to go to the Clippers the entire Toronto Raptors community […]
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Author: Avishai Sol / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: How the Houston Rockets ruined a Kyle Lowry trade to the Miami Heat

Toronto Raptors: How the Houston Rockets ruined a Kyle Lowry trade to the Miami Heat

The Toronto Raptors might’ve traded away Norman Powell in exchange for Gary Trent Jr. and Rodney Hood, but they managed to hold onto franchise legend Kyle Lowry. With the Philadelphia 76ers out of the picture following the George Hill trade, the Miami Heat looked like a potential suitor before the Houston Rockets ruined everything. While […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Plain old bad luck has ruined Toronto’s playoff chances in 2021

Toronto Raptors: Plain old bad luck has ruined Toronto’s playoff chances in 2021

Pascal Siakam, Norman Powell, and the Toronto Raptors went from 16-15 in the early parts of the season to 17-23, which has led to their slide down to 11th in an Eastern Conference that is as deep and competitive as it has been in years. The Raptors are by no means a complete dumpster fire. […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ