dimemag.com Updated Aug 24 (yesterday)
Today is officially Kobe Bryant Day in the city of Los Angeles. Why? August 24th is 8/24, which happen to be the two numbers he wore in his Lakers career. It’s also one day after Bryant’s 38th birthday. What better time to revisit his finest individual …Share Tweet
The Raptors Have Unveiled New ‘Huskies’ And ‘Chinese New Year’ Jerseysdimemag.com Aug 23 (2 days ago)Raptors to don Huskies & Chinese New Year uniforms in 2016-17. #WeTheNorth More: — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) August 23, 2016 The Toronto Raptors have been around for just over 20 years, but that hardly summarizes the history of Canadian basketball.…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 26Heat guard Tyler Johnson looks on in the second half of Game 7 of the 2016 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Toronto Raptors. (Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images) A great many sports fans, whether die-hard NBA followers or casual observers, experienc…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 22The Boston Celtics were the feelgood team of the East last season. Like the Portland Trail Blazers out West, they overachieved despite a stripped down squad that looked poised for a rebuilding year. And then they staged a major offseason coup when they …Share Tweet
Raptors sign G VanVleet to multiyear dealnba.com Jul 18The Toronto Raptors announced Monday they have signed guard Fred VanVleet to a multiyear contract. Per team policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 17Much to the chagrin of Rasheed Wallace, the ball does lie every now and then. For the latest proof of this, we go to the Summer League game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Toronto Raptors from Saturday night. The two teams faced off in the qu…Share TweetDeMar DeRozan knew he was never going to leave Toronto, his home away from home.Share Tweet
Las Vegas Summer League tournament seeding announcednba.com Jul 13The Toronto Raptors earned the top seed in the championship tournament of Samsung NBA Summer League 2016 following the first five days of action in Las Vegas. The single-elimination tournament tips off on Wednesday, July 13, at the Thomas & Mack Cen…Share Tweet
Bismack Biyombo’s Terrifying Trip Through Tanzania At Age 16 Will Definitely Have You Rooting For Himdimemag.com Jul 12Getty Image Every year during the playoffs, a young and/or little-known NBA player will have a breakout moment. This year, that player was Bismack Biyombo, who stepped into a more prominent role with the Toronto Raptors after Jonas Valanciunas went down…Share Tweet
Orlando Continued Its Quest To Start Four Bigs With Bismack Biyombo Apparently Coming Aboarddimemag.com Jul 2USA TODAY Sports The Orlando Magic already brought in one athletic big man this offseason when it sent a package of players to Oklahoma City in exchange for Serge Ibaka. On Saturday, the team decided that it apparently didn’t have enough bigs, so it sig…Share TweetUSA TODAY Sports We’re speculating here, but we doubt that many other teams really stood a chance in acquiring restricted free agent, DeMar DeRozan. Sam Amick of USA Today had the news first: the Raptors have reached an agreement to bring their All-Star…Share Tweet
DeMar DeRozan Will Allegedly Refuse Other Teams And Work To Re-Sign In Torontodimemag.com Jun 26USA TODAY Sports It’s sounded like DeMar DeRozan has wanted to return to the Toronto Raptors for some time. Sure, he is a free agent this offseason and teams like the Lakers seem interested in acquiring the 26-year-old guard, but it’s seemed like it wou…Share Tweet
Draft grades (Insider)ESPN.com Jun 24The Wizards sent the No. 13 pick to the Suns as part of the Markieff Morris trade. "It was a reasonable swap given the relative quality of the draft,"...Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 8A man shot dead Tuesday near a busy intersection in midtown Toronto has been identified as the Toronto Raptors fan who was ejected from his courtside seat for heckling the referees during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals last month. [Follow Dunks…Share TweetDwane Casey has guided the Toronto Raptors in their journey from the NBA hinterlands to the Eastern Conference final.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jun 6When the Cavaliers were struggling to close out the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Finals, ESPN’s Zach Lowe penned a column placing much of the blame on the Cavs’ defense, and in particular on Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. As he criticized the…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jun 3USA TODAY Sports Doris Burke is an ESPN sideline reporter and color commentator who has been covering the WNBA, NBA, and college hoops for over 25 years. Drake is a famous rapper and Toronto Raptors fan that has had ten top-ten singles over his career. …Share Tweet
This Heartfelt Letter From Kyle Lowry Will Have Raptors Fans Psyched For Next Seasondimemag.com Jun 2Getty Image Canadian participation in American sports leagues is a constant source of identity struggle for pop-culturally-inclined citizens north of the border. This NBA season saw them enjoying one of their better memories, though, as the Toronto Rapt…Share Tweet
Bismack Biyombo Says He’d Take A Discount To Remain With The Raptorsdimemag.com May 31Getty Image Bismack Biyombo was a huge factor in the Toronto Raptors’ playoff run this season, and now he is set to cash in on the free agent market. The five-year veteran burst onto the scene in the postseason thanks to his big plays, rebounding, and r…Share Tweet
Raptors GM: Re-signing DeRozan is 'No. 1 goal'ESPN.com May 30Raptors GM: Re-signing DeRozan is 'No. 1 goal'Share Tweetyahoo.com May 30It may not feel like much right now, with the Cleveland Cavaliers having moved on with the East’s title and two potential champions from Oakland and Oklahoma City looking a giant step removed from the comparatively lacking Toronto Raptors, but one does …Share Tweet
DeMar DeRozan’s Comments On Free Agency Make The Lakers Seem Like Long Shotsdimemag.com May 28Getty Image The Toronto Raptors were just eliminated from the playoffs after making it all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history. After the Raptors’ Game 6 loss, talk swiftly moved back toward free agency. Rumo…Share TweetLeBron giving big props to Raptors fans and the country, “never been part of anything like it” pic.twitter.com/mthQzw3FUv — Raptors Republic (@raptorsrepublic) May 28, 2016 The Cleveland Cavaliers almost swept their way to the NBA Finals. The only thing…Share Tweet
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
Raptors Hold Off WolvesMar 18Despite Kevin Martin scoring 37 points, the Timberwolves fell to the Raptors 105-100.
Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle DefenseMar 18Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio lobbed a seemingly impossible but successful pass to forward Chase Budinger, who finished with deuces.
Lowry Leads Raptors To WinMar 16Kyle Lowry recorded a triple-double of 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the Raptors' 117-98 win over the Pacers.