Toronto Raptors: Pascal Siakam confirms Nick Nurse beef is over

Toronto Raptors: Pascal Siakam confirms Nick Nurse beef is over

The Toronto Raptors looked like a very disjointed team last season, as playing an entire stretch of home games away from Scotiabank Arena might make it more difficult to get any sort of momentum going. Even Pascal Siakam and Nick Nurse, an All-NBA player and Coach of the Year who both have championship rings, got […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: 3 best assets Mavericks could give up in Goran Dragic trade

Raptors: 3 best assets Mavericks could give up in Goran Dragic trade

The idea of a Goran Dragic trade has been circling around the Toronto Raptors from the very second he arrived in town, as given his desire to win a championship and the fact that Masai Ujiri might not be gunning for the Larry O’Brien Trophy this year, a trade might be the best scenario for […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: ESPN predicts Toronto will somehow regress in 2021

Raptors: ESPN predicts Toronto will somehow regress in 2021

The Toronto Raptors have been many things over the years, but “media darlings” is rarely a tag that gets applied to this franchise. Once again, the Raptors will have an avalanche of doubters to overcome, though they have more ammo with which to assail them than they did in prior seasons. The Raptors lost franchise […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: Players are thrilled to finally head back to Toronto after 2020

Raptors: Players are thrilled to finally head back to Toronto after 2020

After a season spent far away from their Canadian home, the Toronto Raptors are finally coming back north, as it was officially announced that the Raptors will play their home games at Scotiabank Arena for the first time since the pandemic-induced hiatus the league took in 2021. Players like Gary Trent Jr. and Khem Birch […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: G League star Paul Watson should succeed in OKC

Toronto Raptors: G League star Paul Watson should succeed in OKC

The Toronto Raptors called upon the services of many unheralded players during their 2020-21 campaign, but one of the more encouraging performances came from a sharpshooting guard in Paul Watson Jr. that established himself as a Raptors 905 sensation the season prior. Watson averaged 19.0 points and 6.5 rebounds on 49% shooting and 43% from […]
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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

Toronto Raptors: 3 players under the most pressure in 2021-22

Toronto Raptors: 3 players under the most pressure in 2021-22

The Toronto Raptors closed the book on the Kyle Lowry era, ushering in a new, exciting age led by Fred VanVleet, OG Anunoby, and Pascal Siakam. The Raptors are leaning on a new batch of stars that could fit Masai Ujiri’s plan for a team built on defense, versatility, and hustle. The 2021-22 season, which […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: What does a successful 2021 for Goran Dragic look like?

Raptors: What does a successful 2021 for Goran Dragic look like?

The Toronto Raptors acquired point guard Goran Dragic as part of the deal that sent Kyle Lowry back to Miami following his legendary Canadian career. Purely on paper, it looked like Dragic, who averaged 13.4 points per game last year despite his advanced age, could be the bench scorer that this team needs. In practice, […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Best parts from Chris Bosh’s Hall of Fame speech

Toronto Raptors: Best parts from Chris Bosh’s Hall of Fame speech

For the first time in NBA history, a Hall of Famer who played the majority of their games in Toronto was inducted into the hallowed halls of Springfield, as former Toronto Raptors star Chris Bosh took his rightful place among the greatest to ever play this game. While he was inducted with some very noteworthy […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 3 goals for Malachi Flynn in 2021-22 season

Toronto Raptors: 3 goals for Malachi Flynn in 2021-22 season

Part of the fun and, simultaneously, the stress of entering this next year of Toronto Raptors fandom is the amount we don’t know. Between the new signings, important trade acquisitions, big-time rookies, and shuffling the entire franchise’s deck, young players like Malachi Flynn and Scottie Barnes will likely be in focus. Potential is the most dangerous […]
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Author: Avishai Sol / Raptors HQ