Blogtable: Can the Raptors win 60 games in 2016-17?nba.com Updated Oct 26 (yesterday)**********************************************************************************************************************************************************Share Tweet
Raptors' Sullinger to undergo left foot surgerynba.com Oct 23 (5 days ago)TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors announced Sunday that forward Jared Sullinger will have a screw inserted into the fifth metatarsal in his left foot. The surgery will be performed Monday afternoon by Dr. Martin O'Malley in New York City.Share Tweet
Even NBA Players Think ‘Space Jam 2’ Is A Terrible Ideadimemag.com Oct 20Getty Image Space Jam, a terrible movie that’s nearly 20 years old that people want to incorrectly remember as good, should not have a sequel, according to Toronto Raptors basketball player Patrick Patterson in a post on The Players Tribune. Patterson i…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 14The challenge for this season’s Toronto Raptors is clear. How can they follow up the best year in franchise history? The 2015-16 Raptors established themselves relatively quickly as the second-best team in the East and set a number of franchise records …Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 14Bet you can’t figure out which one is LeBron James. (Getty Images) Patrick Patterson is a 6-foot-9, 235-pound forward who plays for the Toronto Raptors. He’s a talented role player who earned a Sixth Man of the Year vote for his play on the Eastern Conf…Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 13Getty Image Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other you’ll read before the 2016-17 season tips off. The premise is simple. We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can win the title ea…Share Tweet
Russell Westbrook And Kyrie Irving Offer Up Starry-Eye Outlooks For The Season In These New Adsdimemag.com Oct 13Getty Image Tonight TNT tips off their coverage of NBA basketball with a double-header starting at 8:00 p.m. ET. That’s when we’ll get to see a rematch of the Eastern Conference finals between the Raptors and Cavs. Coincidentally, the NBA trotted out a …Share Tweet
Clippers' Brice Johnson out indefinitely with injured backnba.com Oct 8LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Clippers rookie forward Brice Johnson suffered a herniated disk in his lower back in the team's preseason game against the Toronto Raptors and is out indefinitely.Share Tweet
Raptors Fans Need Not Fear Kyle Lowry’s Impending Decision To Opt Outdimemag.com Oct 6Getty Image After bouncing around the league during the early portion of his career, Kyle Lowry appears to have found a home in Toronto. Lowry landed in Toronto in 2012 with hopes of churning his grizzled talent into sustained success. Playing next to D…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 3Anthony Carter drives on Baron Davis. (Getty Images) Anthony Carter played his final NBA game on Leap Year Day in 2012. Then a member of the Toronto Raptors, Carter missed his lone shot attempt in ten seconds of play in an 11-point Raps win over the the…Share Tweet
The Reaction To Kevin Durant’s First Warrriors Game Portends A Difficult Futuredimemag.com Oct 3There aren’t many places as beautiful as Vancouver, British Columbia, but Kevin Durant probably didn’t get to enjoy the idyllic vistas when the Warriors met the Raptors on Saturday to unofficially tip off the 2016-17 season in their first preseason game…Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 2The Golden State Warriors lost their first game with Kevin Durant, a preseason exhibition matchup against the Toronto Raptors in Vancouver, and so this means that they are bad now. Not really, though. Durant did get off to a rusty start with his new tea…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 29DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry zone out. (Vaughn Ridley/ Getty Images) The NBA offseason has brought many changes to rosters, coaching staffs, and the list of championship contenders. As we draw closer to opening night, it’s time to move our focus from th…Share Tweet
Some LA Kids Actually Went To DeMar DeRozan’s Door With A Photoshop Of Him In A Lakers Jerseydimemag.com Sep 26Getty Image DeMar DeRozan made absolutely zero overtures toward leaving the Raptors in free agency this past summer, even going so far as to claim, “I am Toronto.” It was a powerful statement, made even more so by the fact that DeRozan is a native of Co…Share Tweet
New D-League Coach Jerry Stackhouse Is Already Setting Aside A Small Fortune For Technical Foul Finesdimemag.com Sep 10Getty Image Raptors 905, Toronto’s aptly named D-League affiliate, recently hired former NBA All-Star and low-key bad boy Jerry Stackhouse as their new head coach. Stackhouse has both the credentials and the gravitas to be an effective and hopefully suc…Share Tweetdimemag.com Sep 8Just because things get heated on the court between LeBron James and Drake doesn’t mean the two aren’t friends off the court, as established when the two men hugged it out following the Cavs blowout win over The Raptors this past spring. The camaraderie…Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 24Today 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 23Raptors 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
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.