Toronto Raptors

Pascal Siakam beats the buzzer and the Raptors beat the Suns, 111-109

It was a sloppy game, but the Raptors put forward the right effort at just the right time for the win over the Suns. And thanks to Pascal Siakam, Toronto saw its first buzzer beating home win in 15 years. There are whispered concerns about the Raptors and their lack of proper late-game execution. In...

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns

Locked On Suns Thursday: Devin Booker returns to form but Suns lose to Raptors at the buzzer

The star playmaker looks healthy and that may be all that matters, but it would have been nice to steal a win on the road over the Raptors. We break down The Pascal Siakam Game, as this one will probably forever be known. Despite Devin Booker’s 30-8 game and magical second half, the Raptors’ depth stole...

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1 day ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns, Toronto Raptors

Quick Recap: Suns lose thriller to Raptors at buzzer, 111-109

Pascal Siakam made a lefty layup at the buzzer to win it for Toronto. The Suns had yet another awful first quarter, then later somehow gave up seven points on a single possession to the Raptors as Josh Jackson got ejected for a bad flagrant foul. On the road. Against the second-best team in the East. So...

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1 day ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns, Toronto Raptors

Best player in the Eastern Conference? Kyrie Irving shows playoff value for Boston Celtics in win over Toronto Raptors

Kyrie Irving, may not be an MVP candidate this year, but he showed off how valuable he can be in a playoff setting Wednesday. As much as we debate and obsess over the MVP conversation every year, the award is more of a narrative than anything else. If it was truly a prize for the […] Best player...

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1 day ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Green Envy: What Raptors fans said - 1/16/19

The Boston Celtics got themselves a much-needed win last night against the team with the best record in the NBA, the Toronto Raptors. Kyrie Irving was electric closing the game out and has apparently instilled some fear in Raptors fans that are already looking at a potential playoff matchup. Speaking...

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

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

With Kyle Lowry now due to play, the Raptors look to take out their recent frustrations on the Suns in the second night of a back-to-back. Let’s watch. Last night sure was a frustrating loss for the Raptors and their fans, but the good thing about the NBA is there’s always another game. Tonight, Toronto...

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns

2019 NBA Championship Odds: Warriors Remain Heavy Favorites over Raptors, More

The Golden State Warriors have the best record in the Western Conference (31-14), have scored over 140 points in their three of their past four games, won three of the past four ...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors

Al Horford brought his A-Game in win over Toronto - Janos agrees

The 24 points were a season-high for Al Horford in Boston's 117-108 win over the Raptors. He was 9-of-12 on field goals, while adding seven rebounds. Al was scoring from all over the place - finishing lobs, bulling his way in for layups, taking feeds for slams, hitting from beyond the arc. His entire...

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

Open Thread: Phoenix Suns (11-34) vs. Toronto Raptors (33-13)

Kawhi vs. Booker, whose got this round? What: Phoenix Suns (11-34) at Toronto Raptors (33-13) When: Thursday, 5:30 PM AZ Time Where: Up in the Great White North Watch: Fox Sports Arizona Listen: 98.7 FM Probable starters: Suns - De’Anthony Melton, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, T.J. Warren, Deandre Ayton Raptors...

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1 day ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns, Toronto Raptors

Celtics bench came through big-time in win over Toronto

First of all - nice to have Aron Baynes back. In the 117-108 win over the Raptors, he came off the bench to score nine points, grab five boards and hand out two assists. And three of those points came on a three-pointer. Oh, and yes - he had a Net Rating of +27.2 for the game. His size, toughness and...

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2 days ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors are unlikely to make a move before the trade deadline

Fans waiting for the Toronto Raptors to make a big splash at the trade deadline are likely to be left disappointed. The NBA trade deadline is February 7th. It is less than a month away. The Toronto Raptors may be interested in upgrading their personnel. But anything more than a minor tweak to the back...

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2 days ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors

Kawhi Life: Don’t be startled by Toronto’s cold weather

The Raptors have long been slagged for being a cold weather city north of the American border. But what if Kawhi Leonard is fine with that? What then? Kawhi Leonard is a Toronto Raptor — for at least one year. While the team’s on-court success has its part to play, we’ve decided to do our part in selling...

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2 days ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

Three Things to Know: Boston plays up to level of its competition, earns win over Toronto

Three Things to Know: Boston plays up to level of its competition, earns win over Toronto

Was this win a turning point for Boston?

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2 days ago, NBC Sports, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

1/16 Arbella Quote Worthy: Raptors vs. Celtics

Read what the players and coaches had to say following Boston's 117-108 victory over Toronto.

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2 days ago, Boston Celtics, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Locked on Raptors #451 — Pros & Cons of a Loss in Boston

Sean Woodley talks about the good and bad of last night’s frustrating loss to the dastardly Celtics. In Episode 451 of Locked on Raptors, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the Raptors’ 117-108 loss to Boston on Thursday night through by way of a pros and cons list. Pros include the starters, some...

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2 days ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics

Toronto Raptors: Three takeaways from late-game collapse vs Celtics

The Toronto Raptors lost a back-and-forth contest to the Boston Celtics on the road. These type of defeats happen. The way they lost, was less excusable. Here are the three big takeaways. Like many NBA contests, Wednesday night was a game filled with runs. The Toronto Raptors took the early lead, going...

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2 days ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics

Dial 905: Raptors lose only game, but a busy week nonetheless

The 905 played just one game over the last seven days, but a couple transactions made it a noteworthy week. So far in 2019, the story of Raptors 905 is one that sees them trying to re-discover their form from November and December. A shifting roster has definitely played a role in the 905’s struggles,...

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2 days ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors: Player grades from late collapse to Boston Celtics

The Toronto Raptors battled back from a hefty deficit to take the lead in Boston. However, a late Celtics run and poor clutch shooting proved too much to overcome. At first, it was all Toronto Raptors. On the road, Toronto jumped out to an 11-point lead in the first few minutes. The Raptors played with...

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2 days ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics

Super-confident Kyrie Irving would not allow HIS team to lose vs. Raptors

This is the one we've been waiting for. The 117-108 victory over Eastern rival Raptors on the home court had its flaws, but Kyrie Irving wasn't one of them. He put the team on his back and carried them to the win. Kyrie poured in 27 points on 58% from the field and 50% on 3-pointers. He grabbed five...

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2 days ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Raptors return home to take on Suns: Preview, start time, and more

Toronto got hit with a tough loss last night in Boston, but they return home to take on one of the worst teams in the league, the Phoenix Suns. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, especially after whatever it was that happened in the 4th quarter of last night’s game against the Celtics, but the second...

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

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