RAPTORS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Raptors hitting stride as they streak towards post season

With ten games remaining in the Toronto Raptors regular season schedule the squad is playing arguably their best basketball of the season. Following the All-Star break teams enter the segment of the schedule better known as the stretch run. During these 25 games teams attempt to integrate new roster additions, tweak areas of weakness and ultimately get their stars as much rest as...
Via Raptors Republic
35 minutes ago

NBA Standings Watch: Maybe Dare To Dream?

Look out, the Raptors are creeping up. With only 10 games left in the Raptors’ regular season, everyone’s eyes are understandably on the jostling for playoff positioning. Last time we checked in, the Raptors’ took a beating at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder — a loss that did a lot to damper our expectations of where this team could go. Since then, the Raptors have...
Via Raptors HQ
1 hour ago

Finding His Way

It’s no secret that a year ago, when the Toronto Raptors set the franchise record for wins with 56, they owed a lot of that success to a bench unit that could be relied on, night after night, to out-play the benches of opposing teams. The best variation of that bench was consistently Kyle Lowry, Cory Joseph, Terrence Ross, Patrick Patterson and Bismack Biyombo. When Biyombo left...
Via Raptors Republic
2 hours ago

WATCH: Raptors Post-Game: DeMar DeRozan - March 23, 2017

DeMar DeRozan addresses the media following Toronto's 101-84 road win over Miami on Thursday night.
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raptors Post-Game: Delon Wright - March 23, 2017

Delon Wright addresses the media following Toronto's 101-84 road win over Miami on Thursday night.
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WATCH: Raptors Post-Game: Dwane Casey - March 23, 2017

Head coach Dwane Casey addresses the media following Toronto's 101-84 road win over Miami on Thursday night.
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan scores 40 again as Raptors pull away from Heat

Delon Wright disrupts Miami offence in revenge match for Raptors.
Via Toronto Star
15 hours ago

P.J. Tucker’s toughness setting tone for Raptors defence

Veteran’s leadership has offensive star DeRozan playing with renewed focus at other end.
Via Toronto Star
20 hours ago

Punches thrown during Raptors-Bulls game

The Toronto Raptors are battling for playoff seeding. The Chicago Bulls are battling for their playoff lives. These two teams came together Tuesday in Canada for an important late-season game, and the contest morphed from a battle for playoff positioning to one with fisticuffs. Yes, that’s a pretty impressive melee right there.It took place with Toronto up double-digits in the...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant’s brother appears to throw shade at Russell Westbrook

Tony Durant, the brother of Kevin Durant, appears to have something against his brother’s ex-teammate, Russell Westbrook.Tony Durant was on Twitter Thursday night talking about triple-doubles at the same time that Westbrook was locking down his 34th triple-double of the season. Tony appeared to be throwing some shade at Westbrook with these tweets: Westbrook scored 24 points with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwane Casey goes off on Raptors’ ‘unacceptable’ play after loss

The Toronto Raptors are now losers of five of their last eight games, and head coach Dwane Casey is done sugarcoating it.After the Raptors fell at home to the Oklahoma City Thunder by the final of 123-102 on Thursday, Casey went all the way off on his team.“That exhibition of basketball was unacceptable,” Casey said, according to Robert MacLeod of the Globe and Mail. “I want...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Westbrook threads needle with insane halfcourt nutmeg bounce pass

Russell Westbrook, you are ridiculous. The Oklahoma City Thunder guard made the ludicrous look inhumanly easy Thursday night.On the road as the Thunder took on the Toronto Raptors, Westbrook threaded the needle with an insane nutmeg bounce pass between the legs of Cory Joseph from halfway across the court. Victor Oladipo caught it in stride to finish of the magnificent play with two...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic missing game with massively swollen eye

Goran Dragic was unavailable for Sunday night’s Miami Heat game against the Indiana Pacers with a bruised right orbital after catching an elbow to the face on Saturday night against the Toronto Raptors.Dragic left Saturday’s game after being injured and said following the game that he expected to play Sunday. But this is how his eye looked an hour before Sunday’s tipoff, which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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