Raptors blew it by not retaining G League star Gary Payton II

Raptors blew it by not retaining G League star Gary Payton II

The Toronto Raptors have leaned on Raptors 905 to help them develop some quality bench talent over the years. Despite a commitment to that mission statement, Toronto has made a peculiar habit of letting teams sign away some of their best developmental gems, including Gary Payton II. The son of the Hall of Fame SuperSonics […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors coach Nick Nurse explains benching Chris Boucher

Raptors coach Nick Nurse explains benching Chris Boucher

Nick Nurse and the Toronto Raptors leaned on Chris Boucher regularly last season. Not only did he take incredibly impressive strides on the offensive end, but he did so while becoming an elite shot-blocker. Fans and coaches expecting a repeat performance this season have been left extremely disappointed. Boucher went from averaging 13.6 points per […]
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Raptors unveil awesome new black and gold 2021 City Edition jersey

Raptors unveil awesome new black and gold 2021 City Edition jersey

The Toronto Raptors have really leaned into their partnership with Drake when it comes to designing alternate uniforms, as they seem to have a new black and gold set of threats every season. The Raptors City Edition jersey for 2021 was no exception though it appears Toronto may have created their best effort to date. […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Predicting Malachi Flynn’s stats in 2021-22

Toronto Raptors: Predicting Malachi Flynn’s stats in 2021-22

The Toronto Raptors have leaned into their desire to develop and cultivate young two-way talent, and 2020 first-round pick Malachi Flynn is the epitome of this philosophy. While it took the San Diego State product some time to get going in the NBA, the last two months of the season showed us all the type […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Raptors: Chris Boucher ranks among NBA’s most valuable fourth-year players

Raptors: Chris Boucher ranks among NBA’s most valuable fourth-year players

The Toronto Raptors have leaned heavily on a pair of fourth-year studs in two-way star OG Anunoby and the always-improving Chris Boucher, who has given the Raptors a feared inside presence off of the bench. While he has been making huge strides this season, there’s no way he can be grouped in the same elite […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ