Raptors: Nick Nurse calls out Gary Trent Jr. for bad defensive effort

Raptors: Nick Nurse calls out Gary Trent Jr. for bad defensive effort

The Toronto Raptors were taking a big risk when they acquired Gary Trent Jr. from the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Norman Powell, as the Duke alum was regarded as one of the league’s worst defenders. That’s not ideal for a team that is committed to this unique style of defense. Trent’s turnaround last […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: 3 goals for birthday boy Precious Achiuwa in 2022-23

Raptors: 3 goals for birthday boy Precious Achiuwa in 2022-23

The Toronto Raptors took a considerable risk in pulling off the Kyle Lowry sign-and-trade with the Miami Heat, as former first-round pick Precious Achiuwa represents the crown jewel of Masai Ujiri’s return package. Having turned 23 yesterday on September 19, Achiuwa has been viewed as a long-term developmental piece. In his first few months with […]
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NBA shooting guard tier list: Where is Raptors stud Gary Trent Jr?

NBA shooting guard tier list: Where is Raptors stud Gary Trent Jr?

The Toronto Raptors took a significant risk when they signed Gary Trent Jr. to a three-year contract, as he was coming off a season spent partially with the Portland Trail Blazers in which his defense came under fire. Trent has completely reinvented his game under Nick Nurse. Trent is fresh off averaging 18.3 points per […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ