Toronto Raptors

Friday Night Lights: Celtics welcome Raptors in Garden showdown

Friday night’s game between Toronto and Boston was supposed to be circled on the calendar as one of the early and pivotal tests of strength between two Eastern Conference powers. But as of this moment, there is only one team fulfilling that lofty promise and it isn’t the Celtics. Toronto has blazed its...

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1 hour ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Player Outlook: Pascal Siakam’s future role with Raptors is one we’ve seen before

Has the NBA seen a precursor to the Toronto Raptors’ Pascal Siakam? Yes, and this fellow was from the most unlikeliest of countries – Russia. Read on. Wiry strength, above average passing skills and bountiful energy that’s especially dangerous in transition — you may think of...

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2 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors

NBA Power Rankings week 4: Toronto Raptors are rolling

It’s Week 4 in the NBA, and time for Power Rankings. Once again, the Toronto Raptors are among the best teams.  Where exactly? Have a read. You want dull? Don’t look to the NBA. The messed-up Minnesota Timberwolves finally moved ultra-cranky star Jimmy Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers....

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4 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors, Sacramento Kings

What Didn’t Suck: The Raptors go nuclear against the Pelicans

While it only seemed to work for a minute, and perhaps came too late, the Raptors trying out a frontcourt of Kawhi Leonard, OG Anunoby, and Pascal Siakam was something to see. As you may have heard, the Raptors are quite good. As such, they’re not going to lose many games this year, which also means...

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7 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans

Toronto Raptors: Three takeaways from decisive loss to New Orleans Pelicans

The Toronto Raptors suffered a rare loss on Monday night, falling to the New Orleans Pelicans 126-110. What were my three biggest takeaways from a disappointing performance? At home. On full rest. The Toronto Raptors got shellacked. The New Orleans Pelicans, led by not Anthony Davis, but instead by E’Twaun...

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8 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans

Prospect Report: Jama’s 905 and Chris Boucher are off to a hot start

Is Chris Boucher a unicorn for the Raptors 905? Is Malachi Richardson’s confidence back? We review the first week of 905 action. The Raptors 905 started their 2018-19 G-League season with a 3-1 record — earning wins against the Delaware Blue Coats (126-125), Westchester Knicks (105-99), and Windy City...

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8 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors: Individual grades from disappointing loss to New Orleans Pelicans

The Toronto Raptors suffered just their second loss of the season on Monday night with a 126-110 defeat at the hands of the New Orleans Pelicans. How did they grade as individuals? Some nights you just don’t have it. On Monday night against the New Orleans Pelicans, the Toronto Raptors definitely...

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10 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans

Watch the Tape: Dwane Casey, scholar, gentleman, smasher of clipboards

There’s no doubt former Raptors coach Dwane Casey is a fine man, but instead of celebrating that, let’s watch him lose his &^%*. Watch the Tape will teach you absolutely nothing about basketball, how to watch it better, or how it’s properly played. It WILL take you on a tour of some of the finest,...

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11 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

Five thoughts on last night: Pelicans 126, Raptors 110

The New Orleans Pelicans took it to Toronto last night, beating the Raptors 126-110 behind aggressive play on both ends. It looks like the road trip hangover I expected on Saturday materialized last night, as the Raptors looked out of sorts and got pushed around by the New Orleans Pelicans, ultimately...

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13 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans

Game 13: Pelicans at Raptors Postgame Quotes 11-12-18

Pelicans Head Coach Alvin GentryOn the team’s play tonight:

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18 hours ago, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, Toronto Raptors

HIGHLIGHTS: Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday help Pels beat Raptors

HIGHLIGHTS: Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday help Pels beat Raptors

HIGHLIGHTS: Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday help Pels beat Raptors

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19 hours ago, FOX Sports, Toronto Raptors

New Orleans Pelicans terrorize Toronto Raptors in a possible season-defining 126-110 victory

Shorthanded while facing the Beast in the East? No problem! The right type of victory, at the right juncture, against the right opponent, can serve as a bookmark for the future, propelling a team to bigger and greater things. Sometimes these statement wins come disguised in various forms over a long...

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20 hours ago, The Bird Writes, New Orleans Pelicans, Toronto Raptors

Davis has 25 points, 20 boards, Pelicans top Raptors 126-110

Davis has 25 points, 20 boards, Pelicans top Raptors 126-110

Anthony Davis scores 25 points and has season-high 20 rebounds as Pelicans beat Raptors 126-110, hand Toronto first home loss

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20 hours ago, FOX Sports, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans

Postgame wrap: Pelicans 126, Raptors 110

Pelicans (7-6), Raptors (12-2)

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20 hours ago, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, Toronto Raptors

Locked on Raptors #416 - Live from Raptors/Pelicans w/ Joe Wolfond

Sean Woodley and Joe Wolfond break down the Raptors’ loss to New Orleans from inside Scotiabank Arena. In Episode 416 of Locked on Raptors, Sean Woodley is joined by Joe Wolfond deep in the bowels of Scotiabank Arena to break down the Raptors’ 126-110 loss to the Pelicans, just their second L of the...

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans

Raptors bullied by the Pelicans, lose 126-110

Toronto can’t hope to win them all this year, but they’ve got some things to learn after New Orleans came at them hard for their second loss of the Raps’ season. “They looked us in the eye,” was a phrase coach Nick Nurse used after his Raptors lost 126-110 to the Pelicans on Monday night. He was referring...

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans

Toronto Raptors: 3 keys to victory over Pelicans

The Toronto Raptors put their league-leading 12-1 record on the line tonight as they face the New Orleans Pelicans. Anthony Davis leads the 6-6 Pels on both sides of the ball. The Toronto Raptors face a Western Conference opponent for the fifth time in six games, though the first one at Scotiabank Arena....

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1 day ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans

Pascal Siakam Named East Player of the Week

The National Basketball Association announced Monday that Pascal Siakam has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games playe

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1 day ago, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Raptors

DeMar DeRozan found out Raptors traded him while at Jack in the Box

DeMar DeRozan found out Raptors traded him while at Jack in the Box

San Antonio Spurs star DeMar DeRozan was completely blindsided when the Toronto Raptors traded him over the offseason. DeRozan just finished watching a movie when he heard the news about getting tradedHe then spent two hours in a parking lot https://t.co/PzQ2ADdfRF pic.twitter.com/uNnVAHmUNl— Bleacher...

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1 day ago, Hoops Hype, Toronto Raptors

Raptors vs. Pelicans Game Thread: Pre-game updates, TV info & more

The Raptors have won six-straight. Let’s watch and see if they can make it seven against the Pelicans. After a soft arrival back from their road trip in the form of a game against the masterfully tanking Knicks, the Raptors run into a sterner test tonight. Squaring off against the Pelicans, Toronto...

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans

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