Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors: Danny Green the overlooked piece in the Kawhi Leonard trade

Seemingly just a throw-in over the summer, Danny Green has become of immense importance to the Toronto Raptors’ title hopes. The Toronto Raptors made headlines over the summer when they sent the team’s all-time leading scorer DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Kawhi Leonard....

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7 hours ago, Hoops Habit, Toronto Raptors

Canada Basketball: Top five Canadians in the NBA

A Golden Age is coming for Canada Basketball and we have a handful of Canadians running around the league making big contributions. We ranked the five best active Canadian NBA players. Us Canadians are known for many things: apologizing, maple syrup, and hockey. But since the start of the new millennium,...

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8 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors

Player grades from Toronto Raptors handling of Memphis Grizzlies

Thanks to a dominant third quarter, the Toronto Raptors were able to easily handle the Memphis Grizzlies, winning 119-90. Who played well in the win? At the end of the half, the Toronto Raptors led by seven, a notable margin but nothing that couldn’t be erased with a quick Memphis Grizzlies run....

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9 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies

Toronto Raptors: Three takeaways from blowout win vs Memphis

A strong defensive performance and a three-point barrage gave the Toronto Raptors the win against the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. What did we learn from the game? The Toronto Raptors hosted the Memphis Grizzlies at the Scotiabank Arena on a cold Saturday night without star man Kawhi Leonard....

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12 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies

Five thoughts on last night: Raptors 119, Grizzlies 90

Danny Green nearly brought enough heat to melt all the snow in Toronto, as he and the Raptors used a ridiculous third quarter to bury the Memphis Grizzlies. It was a rare “basketball night in Canada” as the Toronto Raptors hosted the Memphis Grizzlies last night (obligatory Naismith Cup reference goes...

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14 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies

Report Card: Grizzlies bomb in Toronto

Well that was...something If you watched the Grizzlies game in Toronto Saturday evening, read the box score, or read the recap, you know what happened. One positive? If you take the three quarters other than the third, the Grizzlies won the game, 76-74. Moral victories! Because actual ones are few and...

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17 hours ago, Grizzly Bear Blues, Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto Raptors

Green hits 7 3s in 3rd quarter, Raptors top Grizzlies 119-90

Green hits 7 3s in 3rd quarter, Raptors top Grizzlies 119-90

Green hits 7 3s in 3rd quarter, Raptors top Grizzlies 119-90

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21 hours ago, FOX Sports, Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies

Green catches fire, Raptors send Grizzlies into hibernation, 119-90

With Danny Green going off for eight triples, the Raptors used a huge third quarter swing to put the Grizzlies to bed, winning 119-90. It was hard not to feel a tad disappointed by the news that Kawhi Leonard, despite a day off, would not be playing in Saturday’s contest between the Raptors and Grizzlies....

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies

Grizzlies embarrass themselves against the Raptors

Change is needed. Usually in this space after a game, a quick breakdown of what happened in the game for the Memphis Grizzlies can be found. Who did well, who struggled, and what comes next. Not tonight. Tonight, we officially declare a season dead. The Toronto Raptors killed it. If it wasn’t already...

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1 day ago, Grizzly Bear Blues, Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto Raptors

Raptors vs. Grizzlies Game Thread: Updates, TV info, and more

Toronto won’t see Kawhi tonight against the Grizzlies, but there will still be plenty to look forward to. Can Kyle Lowry get out of his shooting funk? Will Pascal Siakam shine in the clutch? Let’s watch. It’s the rare home Saturday contest for the Raptors today as the Memphis Grizzles venture north,...

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies

Toronto Raptors: 6ix Takes – Lowry’s shooting woes a ‘pesky’ problem for Dinos

The Toronto Raptors went 6-1 over the past two weeks. Their only loss came in Boston on Wednesday. Despite falling to the Celtics, Toronto remains the East’s best shot at dethroning the Warriors. Time for 6ix Takes… Kudos to the Celtics…they were the better team down the stretch in...

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1 day ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors: Kawhi Leonard’s MVP case

Kawhi Leonard has taken his game to a new level in his first season with the Toronto Raptors and has to be considered an MVP candidate. Throughout the course of his career, Kawhi Leonard has always been a force to be reckoned with on both ends of the court. This year, however, as the undisputed […] Toronto...

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1 day ago, Hoops Habit, Toronto Raptors

Checking in on former Toronto Raptors, DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl

This past offseason, the Toronto Raptors traded away fan favourites, DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl. Half a season later, we check in on how they’re doing. The Toronto Raptors have been without two fan favourites from 2018. Over the summer they sent a protected 2019 first-round draft pick along...

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1 day ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors

Gambling with Gourmet Spud: Can the Raptors bet on themselves?

The Raptors have the most wins out of any other NBA team. But as this week’s check in with Gourmet Spud reveals: maybe it’s not enough? Every ten games or so, we’ll be checking in with Raptors fan, and noted Twitter celebrity, Gourmet Spud to gauge how he’s feeling about his Toronto bet. The line: Spud...

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

Raptors host struggling Grizzlies: Preview, start time, and more

Raptors look to hand the Grizzlies their fifth straight loss as the two meet for the second time this season. Many fans have probably shoved the first half of the Raptors versus Grizzlies matchup from November 27 into the room of ‘forgettable memories’. And why not? The Raptors have had more bright moments...

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Memphis Grizzlies

Game Preview- Memphis Grizzlies at Toronto Raptors

The Grizzlies get right back in the action on the second of a road back-to-back. This time in Toronto. WHO: Memphis Grizzlies (19-26, 8-16 away) vs. Toronto Raptors (34-13, 19-4 home) WHERE: Scotiabank Arena (RIP the Air Canada Centre) in Toronto, Canada WHEN: 6:30 PM CT HOW TO WATCH: Fox Sports Southeast/92.9...

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1 day ago, Grizzly Bear Blues, Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors Mailbag: Expected trades and more

A little more than halfway through the Toronto Raptors season, we decided to take your best questions in this week’s Raptors Mailbag. The Toronto Raptors are in a battle with the Milwaukee Bucks for first place in the conference and NBA. With the scheduling lightening up and the team expected to...

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2 days ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors: The case for/against Pascal Siakam winning the NBA’s Most Improved Player

Pascal Siakam’s improvement has been a big reason for the Toronto Raptors successs this season. What are his chances at winning the Most Improved Player? Fans of the Toronto Raptors know that the Most Improved Player (MIP) is not a consolation award, a participation ribbon, or an award...

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2 days ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors

Locked on Raptors #452 —  Siakam Sinks the Suns, Trade Stuff & an All-Star Draft Rant

Sean Woodley and Jay Rosales discuss the win over the Suns, Pascal Siakam’s winner, trade machine nonsense and the All-Star draft. In Episode 452 of Locked on Raptors, Sean Woodley is joined by Jay Rosales (Raptors HQ, That’s a Rap) to chat about Pascal Siakam’s game-winner in Toronto’s 111-109 win...

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2 days ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns

Toronto Raptors: Whose stock is up/down, plus Delon Wright on the rise

The Toronto Raptors overcame the Washington Wizards and Brooklyn Nets before falling to the Boston Celtics. How did each player fare individually this week? Another rollercoaster week in the books for the Toronto Raptors, two games at completely opposite ends of the NBA spectrum and one of the most frustrating,...

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2 days ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors

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