Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr. increase trade value as Raptors topple Knicks

Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr. increase trade value as Raptors topple Knicks

Fred VanVleet and his Toronto Raptors saw most of the air leak out of their proverbial balloon over the last week, as they managed to lose three straight games against the Bucks, Timberwolves, and Celtics despite all three of those opponents missing most of their most impactful players. The New York Knicks aren’t exactly playing […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Pathetic Raptors officially in tank mode after embarrassing loss to Timberwolves

Pathetic Raptors officially in tank mode after embarrassing loss to Timberwolves

If Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors wanted any hope of avoiding becoming sellers at the trade deadline and starting another winning streak, they needed to take advantage of the fact that they were lacing up against a Minnesota Timberwolves team that lacked both Karl-Anthony Towns and Rudy Gobert. Continuing with the theme of their […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Fred VanVleet’s disasterclass in Hawks loss shows he must defer to Scottie Barnes

Fred VanVleet’s disasterclass in Hawks loss shows he must defer to Scottie Barnes

Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors went into a game against a quality Eastern Conference opponent with momentum for the first time in weeks. With the Atlanta Hawks going through some turbulent times, this seemed like an ideal team to try and get a fourth straight win against. The first quarter, naturally, started with a […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Stats show Raptors win more when Fred VanVleet shoots less

Stats show Raptors win more when Fred VanVleet shoots less

The struggles of star point guard Fred VanVleet have made the Toronto Raptors’ fanbase an incredibly polarized one this season. Half of the fans will drive him to the airport to get him away from the team, while the other segment (and some in the media) hopes he’ll get back on track before the deadline […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

1 stud and 1 dud as Fred VanVleet, Raptors fade away vs. Celtics

1 stud and 1 dud as Fred VanVleet, Raptors fade away vs. Celtics

Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, and the Toronto Raptors may not have been facing a healthy Boston Celtics team due to the loss of Al Horford, but this group still had enough big names on the floor to do some real damage. With Toronto fresh off two bad defeats, they needed to come out firing. Thanks […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

2 key takeaways as Chris Boucher, Raptors take down Mavericks

2 key takeaways as Chris Boucher, Raptors take down Mavericks

Fred VanVleet, Chris Boucher, and the Toronto Raptors started off their matchup against the Dallas Mavericks so poorly that it looked like they were about to be run out of the gym. While big names like Pascal Siakam and Scottie Barnes didn’t play, the first few minutes Toronto put on display were not NBA basketball. […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors’ Winners and Losers after hectic start to 2022-23 season

Raptors’ Winners and Losers after hectic start to 2022-23 season

Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, and the Toronto Raptors were done no favors by the NBA schedule-makers, as they started the season off with four straight games, three of which came on the road, against teams expected to be in the playoffs. They’ve come away from these contests with a 2-2 record. After beating the new-look […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

3 Raptors who could be first-time All-Stars in 2022-23 season

3 Raptors who could be first-time All-Stars in 2022-23 season

The Toronto Raptors sent Fred VanVleet to the All-Star game last year after a breakout season that put him among the league’s top point guards. Between VanVleet and the dynamic frontcourt duo of Pascal Siakam and Scottie Barnes, it’s no wonder Toronto won 48 games last season. Even if you remove VanVleet from the picture, […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

NBA point guard tier list: Where is Raptors star Fred VanVleet?

NBA point guard tier list: Where is Raptors star Fred VanVleet?

The Toronto Raptors saw Fred VanVleet take the leap from a promising two-way player with a solid 3-point to a no-doubt All-Star that is capable of leading a postseason team. When Pascal Siakam was working his way back from injury, VanVleet was the unquestioned leader of this team. 20.3 points and 6.7 assists per game […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ