Could Hawks playoff run make Clint Capela a Raptors trade target?

Could Hawks playoff run make Clint Capela a Raptors trade target?

The Toronto Raptors might have made it to the postseason, but they need to make one or two more moves before they can firmly cement themselves as contenders in the Eastern Conference. They need someone like Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela to bolster the frontcourt with some size. While the Raptors are certainly committed to […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors writers roundtable: Playoff predictions for Raptors-76ers

Raptors writers roundtable: Playoff predictions for Raptors-76ers

The Toronto Raptors have made it back to the postseason by winning 48 games. This earned them the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference and an opportunity to renew their rivalry with Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers. This might be the most even first-round series in this current crop. Nick Nurse knows that […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

3 reasons Nick Nurse joining Lakers make no sense for both teams

3 reasons Nick Nurse joining Lakers make no sense for both teams

The Toronto Raptors are back in the postseason thanks to the brilliant schematic exploits of head coach Nick Nurse. While Nurse has helped a motley crew of young players and positionless puzzle pieces fit together, teams like the Los Angeles Lakers are turning the page and starting a new coaching era. Frank Vogel was shown […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

3 pivotal Masai Ujiri moves that made the Raptors a playoff team

3 pivotal Masai Ujiri moves that made the Raptors a playoff team

The Toronto Raptors are back in the postseason after one year in the lottery, as Masai Ujiri helped construct a winner from the ashes of the team that got burnt to a crisp in their temporary Tampa abode. Scottie Barnes and Fred VanVleet have this team playing red-hot basketball at the moment. Ujiri didn’t have […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

5 Toronto Raptors players who attended North Carolina or Duke

5 Toronto Raptors players who attended North Carolina or Duke

As the Toronto Raptors prepare for yet another postseason run, the NCAA Tournament will conclude as the 2022 Final Four gets underway. The semifinal matchup in which Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski will take on the North Carolina Tar Heels for the final time is without question the most hyped game of the […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Kyle Lowry’s Players’ Tribune piece will get Raptors fans emotional

Kyle Lowry’s Players’ Tribune piece will get Raptors fans emotional

The Toronto Raptors are working their way back to the postseason in 2021-22, and they’re doing so without the services of future Hall of Fame point guard Kyle Lowry. After nearly a decade up north, Lowry decided to leave for a Miami Heat team that has a slightly better chance of winning a championship. After […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

3 Rockets players the Raptors should consider trading for

3 Rockets players the Raptors should consider trading for

The Toronto Raptors aren’t far away from a postseason spot, and they may need to be in a buying mood if they want to make sure that they will be in the hunt. They could potentially look to add players from a rebuilding team like the Houston Rockets that want draft capital. The Rockets have […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Best trade in team history with New York Knicks

Toronto Raptors: Best trade in team history with New York Knicks

The Toronto Raptors didn’t have a ton of postseason success in the pre-Masai Ujiri era, and that meant that they were often joined in the basement of the Atlantic Division by the New York Knicks, who have spent plenty of time wallowing in James Dolan-created muck. While the two have never had the most vitriolic […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

World Series Odds Update 09/01/21

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Recent postseason history is not necessarily on the side of the favorite and second favorite in World Series futures, but that might work to the benefit of bettors who believe the Los Angeles Dodgers can go back-to-back.

With the calendar turning over to September, the defending champion Dodgers are the +300 favorite to capture the Commissioner’s Trophy on the World Series odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The reigning American League champion Tampa Bay Rays (+400) are immediately below Los Angeles on a crowded futures board at betting sites, followed by the Houston Astros (+550), Chicago White Sox (+600), Milwaukee Brewers (+600), San Francisco Giants (+750), New York Yankees (+1000) and Atlanta Braves (+1600). (how sports betting works).
No team has repeated in 21 seasons. However, the Dodgers have shored up their strength on both sides of the ball by adding three-time Cy Young-winning pitcher Max Scherzer to a staff that has MLB’s best ERA since the all-star break by a fair margin, and have also added middle infielder Trea Turner to a deep batting order. The Dodgers are in a tight race with San Francisco in the NL West, and the prospect of being forced to the ‘best of one’ …

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Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation

Toronto Raptors disrespected in 2021-22 NBA championship odds

Toronto Raptors disrespected in 2021-22 NBA championship odds

The Toronto Raptors’ odds of making the postseason took a huge hit as soon as they were forced to play in Florida, as the combination of a weakened roster, injury problems, and the COVID-19 pandemic forcing a relocation to Tampa for the season made it almost impossible for the squad to ever get into any […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ