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: 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

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

Raptors: Why Scottie Barnes won’t be another Stanley Johnson

Raptors: Why Scottie Barnes won’t be another Stanley Johnson

The Toronto Raptors decided to use the No. 4 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft on Florida State forward Scottie Barnes, as his combination of defensive intensity and offensive potential intrigued Masai Ujiri. Unfortunately, players like Stanley Johnson had to bite the dust to make room for additions like Barnes. Johnson was not retained by […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 4 best Chris Bosh games during his time in Canada

Toronto Raptors: 4 best Chris Bosh games during his time in Canada

The Toronto Raptors will send their first star to the Hall of Fame today, as Chris Bosh will join the ranks of the greatest to ever pick up a basketball when his NBA career and legacy are officially enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame tonight. While Bosh is remembered by some for […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: 2K22 ratings revealed, OG Anunoby disrespected

Toronto Raptors: 2K22 ratings revealed, OG Anunoby disrespected

NBA 2K22 is here, and the Toronto Raptors are underrated again. With the always controversial 2K ratings finally out, Raptors fans have tons of grievances that they need to air, with Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby firmly at the top of the list. Siakam has an overall rating of 83. He is rated lower than […]
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Author: Kahfeel Buchanan / Raptors HQ

Raptors: 2019 champ Marc Gasol may have played his last NBA game

Raptors: 2019 champ Marc Gasol may have played his last NBA game

The Toronto Raptors saw that they needed to add a rim-protecting center to the squad in 2019 to really put them over the top, and they found their man in Marc Gasol, acquiring him from the Grizzlies in a deal that sent Jonas Valanciunas and Delon Wright to Memphis. While Gasol didn’t put up the […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ