Nets “angling” for Raptors’ Scottie Barnes in Kevin Durant talks

Nets “angling” for Raptors’ Scottie Barnes in Kevin Durant talks

Even though the prospect of a Kevin Durant trade is looking less likely by the day, the Toronto Raptors are keeping their feelers extended. The sticking point in trade negotiations may end up being reigning Rookie of the Year and Raptors fan favorite Scottie Barnes, who has long been considered an immovable piece of the […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors must be afraid of Celtics in Kevin Durant trade talks

Raptors must be afraid of Celtics in Kevin Durant trade talks

Even though a Kevin Durant trade remains fantastical given the mountain of picks and players needed, the Toronto Raptors are one of just a handful of teams with the requisite pieces needed to jigsaw together a respectable offer. However, another contender in the division appears to have joined the fray. The Boston Celtics are fresh […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Here’s why a Raptors-Bojan Bogdanovic trade shouldn’t happen

Here’s why a Raptors-Bojan Bogdanovic trade shouldn’t happen

As the Kevin Durant and Donovan Mitchell trade rumors continue to swirl, the Toronto Raptors would not be viewed unusually if they decided to go for a slightly less bombastic trade package. Utah Jazz wing Bojan Bogdanovic has popped up in the rumor mill in recent weeks. ESPN’s Tim MacMahon mentioned that he thinks Toronto […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Why Masai Ujiri, Raptors have leverage in Kevin Durant talks

Why Masai Ujiri, Raptors have leverage in Kevin Durant talks

The Toronto Raptors may not end up with Kevin Durant when all of the dust settles after his trade request, but it won’t be from a lack of trying. Masai Ujiri has ensured that Toronto is consistently mentioned as a landing spot as the trade saga rages on. Toronto’s chances, however slim they may be, […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: Vince Carter defends Toronto from Chris Broussard

Raptors: Vince Carter defends Toronto from Chris Broussard

The Toronto Raptors are trying to bring Kevin Durant to Toronto, thus putting him alongside names like Vince Carter and Kawhi Leonard in the annals of franchise history. While Toronto seems like an ideal destination for him, some talking heads appear to be more skeptical. Chris Broussard has spent the last few days getting torn […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

This Raptors-Jazz trade could bring Donovan Mitchell to Toronto

This Raptors-Jazz trade could bring Donovan Mitchell to Toronto

The Toronto Raptors are trying to pry Kevin Durant away from the Nets, but it appears as though an A+ backup plan has surfaced if they are unable to pull this move off. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Utah Jazz sound willing to move Donovan Mitchell in a trade. After sending Rudy Gobert to the […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

1 reason Raptors can top each competing Kevin Durant trade offer

1 reason Raptors can top each competing Kevin Durant trade offer

Even though the idea of trading Kevin Durant for one of the biggest hauls in NBA history is seeming less likely by the day, the Toronto Raptors remain one of the most fervent teams in the KD chase. The idea of adding one of the greatest players iN NBA history will undoubtedly appeal to Masai […]
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Was latest Raptors coaching hire made with Kevin Durant in mind?

Was latest Raptors coaching hire made with Kevin Durant in mind?

The Toronto Raptors are not going away in the Kevin Durant trade sweepstakes, as they will do everything in their power to make sure that they can bring in one of the greatest players ever to pick up a basketball. This extends to their coaching staff and their latest round of hires. The Raptors took […]
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Raptors: How the Pacers could help steer Kevin Durant to Toronto

Raptors: How the Pacers could help steer Kevin Durant to Toronto

The Toronto Raptors are in the thick of the Kevin Durant hunt, as they are one of a few teams with the assets needed to pry him away from the Nets. While a contender out west in the Phoenix Suns is hot on his tail as well, Toronto may have just been thrown a bone […]
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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