Raptors one of 4 teams at “forefront” of Kevin Durant trade talks

Raptors one of 4 teams at “forefront” of Kevin Durant trade talks

The Toronto Raptors are rarely considered to be major players in the NBA’s annual trade sweepstakes, but they managed to make their presence firmly felt in the Kevin Durant chase. Toronto remains very active in its attempt to secure KD’s services. Masai Ujiri has preached patience in building this roster, but their surprise leap to […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson rips Chris Broussard’s silly Raptors take

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson rips Chris Broussard’s silly Raptors take

The Toronto Raptors are going hard after Kevin Durant in trade talks, as his fit with Toronto could be a match made in basketball heaven. While most prognosticators seem to be in on the fit and the package the Nets could receive, consider Chris Broussard skeptical. He came under fire for his comments about the […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: 3 teams who may trade for Khem Birch, Svi Mykhailiuk

Raptors: 3 teams who may trade for Khem Birch, Svi Mykhailiuk

If the Toronto Raptors end up deciding not to go after Kevin Durant, it stands to reason that most of the offseason heavy lifting has already been accomplished. If Masai Ujiri wants to make one more addition, trading Khem Birch and Svi Mykhailiuk will free up a roster spot in a 2-for-1 deal. It can […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

2 pleasant surprises from Raptors initial Summer League roster

2 pleasant surprises from Raptors initial Summer League roster

The Toronto Raptors will play their first organized basketball in months when the Las Vegas Summer League properly kicks off. After drafting Christian Koloko and acing the undrafted free agent market, the Raptors are ready to unleash a new crop of young players on the league. The roster has some question marks on it (Why […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Chris Boucher FaceTiming mom after signing Raptors deal is great

Chris Boucher FaceTiming mom after signing Raptors deal is great

The Toronto Raptors were very busy in the first few hours of free agency. Even before they made sure Thad Young returned to Canada for the 2022-23 season, the Raptors agreed to a deal with Chris Boucher. This deal is a culmination of one of the most unlikely success stories in the league. After dropping out […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: The case for and against trading for Kevin Durant

Toronto Raptors: The case for and against trading for Kevin Durant

The Toronto Raptors trading beloved star DeMar DeRozan for Kawhi Leonard in the 2018 offseason signaled that this is a franchise that doesn’t shy away from making blockbuster deals. With Kevin Durant expressing his desire to be traded, it appears that Masai Ujiri can add yet another league-altering trade to his resume. The KD era […]
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Author: Matthew Chiu / Raptors HQ

Raptors missing Kyle Anderson was only early free agent failure

Raptors missing Kyle Anderson was only early free agent failure

The Toronto Raptors were in a position to be a bit aggressive in free agency, and Masai Ujiri leaned into his philosophy that emphasizes versatility and defense by retaining Chris Boucher and Thad Young. However, an inability to strike fast in quick succession after these deals prevented Kyle Anderson from coming to Toronto. After getting his start in San […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Otto Porter Jr. contract details with Toronto Raptors revealed

Otto Porter Jr. contract details with Toronto Raptors revealed

The Toronto Raptors have been hot after Kevin Durant over the last few days with such vigor to the point that their early free agency exploits have been pushed to the backburner. After signing Chris Boucher and Thad Young, Masai Ujiri was able to lure Otto Porter Jr. up north. Porter, who used to be […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: 3 backup trade targets if Toronto can’t get Kevin Durant

Raptors: 3 backup trade targets if Toronto can’t get Kevin Durant

The Toronto Raptors have been right in the thick of the Kevin Durant trade sweepstakes over the last few days, as many are postulating that Masai Ujiri could part with several starters and years of draft picks to acquire one of the best players this game has ever seen. While that sounds like a no-brainer […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Should Raptors be interested in Kenyon Martin Jr. trade?

Should Raptors be interested in Kenyon Martin Jr. trade?

The Toronto Raptors could pursue some sort of low-stakes trade if they want to retain OG Anunoby and develop another switchable backup. With more trade rumors continuing to surround the Houston Rockets, going after Kneyon Martin Jr. should be something Toronto does their homework on. Despite the fact that the son of the former Nets […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ