Toronto Raptors: 2 starting lineups combinations with Scottie Barnes

Toronto Raptors: 2 starting lineups combinations with Scottie Barnes

The Toronto Raptors decided to make Florida State standout Scottie Barnes the No. 4 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, as they were so intrigued by his style of play and athletic gifts that they decided to bypass expected No. 4 pick Jalen Suggs, who was taken with the next selection by the Orlando […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Is Masai Ujiri indirectly calling the shots for Raptors?

Toronto Raptors: Is Masai Ujiri indirectly calling the shots for Raptors?

Toronto Raptors decision-making goes through Masai Ujiri, but is he here for the long haul? Since his hiring in 2013, all the important decisions surrounding the Raptors have gone through him. The decision to upgrade DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl for Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green, the deal to acquire Marc Gasol, and even the […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ

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

Toronto Raptors: UDFA Justin Champagnie offers tons of potential

Toronto Raptors: UDFA Justin Champagnie offers tons of potential

The Toronto Raptors’ busy 2021 NBA Draft night was far from over after the selections of Scottie Barnes, Dalano Banton, and David Johnson. In fact, the Raptors managed to pick up one of the better undrafted players in the entire draft in Pitt forward Justin Champagnie. The twin brother of St. John’s star Julian Champagnie, […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: Dalano Banton and David Johnson could contribute in 2021

Raptors: Dalano Banton and David Johnson could contribute in 2021

The Toronto Raptors might’ve surprised plenty when they decided to take Florida State dynamo Scottie Barnes over Jalen Suggs in the 2021 NBA Draft, but that wasn’t the only surprise they had in store. With the No. 46 and No. 47 picks still in their possession, they were in a position to select players like […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 3 things No. 4 overall pick Scottie Barnes brings

Toronto Raptors: 3 things No. 4 overall pick Scottie Barnes brings

The Toronto Raptors were expected to take Gonzaga point guard Jalen Suggs with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, they once again subverted expectations when they ended up taking Florida State stud Scottie Barnes, intrigued by his versatility, defense, and potential on both ends. Barnes averaged 10.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, and […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Pascal Siakam “offered”, OG Anunoby likely not for sale

Toronto Raptors: Pascal Siakam “offered”, OG Anunoby likely not for sale

The Toronto Raptors could be on the verge of losing Kyle Lowry in free agency, but fans should take solace in the fact that a core led by OG Anunoby and Pascal Siakam could help get things turned around quickly. At least…they could get things turned around quickly if they themselves don’t end up getting […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: OG Anunoby can’t be included in a Ben Simmons trade

Toronto Raptors: OG Anunoby can’t be included in a Ben Simmons trade

The Toronto Raptors have been linked to moves that would be nothing short of earth-shattering, with a move for Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons gaining some major headway over the last few weeks. While Simmons and his agent may want a fresh start, it shouldn’t come at the cost of players like Fred VanVleet and […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Projecting what a Jarrett Allen contract could look like

Toronto Raptors: Projecting what a Jarrett Allen contract could look like

Toronto Raptors free agency will be very stressful for the fanbase this year, as a team that is looking for a way to get back to the postseason will have some seriously difficult decisions to make. In addition to potentially letting Kyle Lowry hit free agency, Toronto must decide if they want to make a […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 3 nightmare scenarios on NBA Draft night

Toronto Raptors: Is Masai Ujiri indirectly calling the shots for Raptors?

The Toronto Raptors are just days away from the 2021 NBA Draft, which would potentially feature the franchise’s highest pick in over a decade at No. 4 overall. The Raptors could do as expected, select Gonzaga point guard Jalen Suggs, and call it a day, but the draft rarely is that milquetoast at the top. […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ