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Why Raptor fans should be as excited for Lucas Nogueira as they are for Lou Williams


This is one of those trades that makes the saying “In Masai we trust” a quite valid, sound, and rational way of thinking. The Raptors give up John Salmons + 2015 2nd-round draft pick, and receive Gold in return. Lou Williams Lou Williams is an efficient player (14.2 PER), and is also an expiring contract. He’s one of those notorious ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors vs. Celtics


Chalk up a win, or a Knicks loss – either one of those scenarios will see the Raptors clinch a playoff berth. Hopefully, both of those things will happen. Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics – Air Canada Center – 7 pm   Praise for DeMar Celtics head coach Brad Stevens had all kinds of pleasant things to say about DeMar ... Read More »

Quick Recap: Raptors win in Boston for first time in six years


And with the win, the Raptors put one foot in the door to the 2013-2014 playoffs. Let’s dance. With the Nets losing in Charlotte tonight in an OT thriller, the Raptors now regain their 2.5 game advantage, and reclaim the 3rd seed in the East. Quick Recap The Celtics quickly got off to a 5-0 start; but the Raptors bounced ... Read More »

Game Day: Raps look to bounce back against Celtics


The Raptors have fallen to fourth in the Eastern Conference. They are now a game back from Chicago for the third spot that they held for so long. Tonight is another chance to go out and get a much needed win. Perhaps the fact that they’ve actually lost the spot will now push them into a mode of urgency. “We’re ... Read More »

Raptors interested in Rajon Rondo

As per realGM Wiretap: The Toronto Raptors are interested in Rajon Rondo, according to multiple sources. The Raptors like Rondo’s basketball resume and he would also bring a ‘star’ element to the franchise. Rondo has many backers in the organization. Rondo is scheduled to become a free agent in 2015. The Raptors have been engaging in trade talks with Kyle ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors @ Nets


These are not the same disoriented Nets that the Raptors defeated a little over a fortnight ago. Au contraire, they are on fire lately, having gone 9-1 in their last 10. Their only loss in that span was to the Raptors, who now lie just 1.5 games ahead of the rejuvenated Nets who are 20-22. The Brooklyn Nets are the ... Read More »

Game Day: Lakers @ Raptors

Kobe Bryant, Landry Fields

The Toronto Raptors will actually have a chance to sweep the season series with the Lakers in today’s matinee at the Air Canada Center. Despite coming off of a win in Boston on Friday, the Lakers have lost eight of their last ten, and lie 13th in the West with a 15-25 record. Two things: Dwane Casey has mentioned the ... Read More »

Post-Game Interviews in Boston


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Game Day: Raptors @ Celtics

NBA Raptors Celtics 20131030

The Boston Celtics have lost nine in a row. It’s the longest current losing streak in the NBA. We don’t feel too bad for them here at Raptors Watch, because we know it’s all too important to give back some long, overdue, revenge. It would be nice to beat up on the Celtics for once – something they’ve been doing ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors @ Grizzlies

Amir Johnson; Tony Allen

The Memphis Grizzles of 2013-2014 do not look like that same team that went deep into the playoffs last season. They’re struggling by their lofty standards so far, sitting at 3-4 and alternating between wins and losses so far. Memphis’ renowned defense has slipped, and they’re now allowing 98.6ppg. That’s almost 10 more points compared to last season. The Grizzlies ... Read More »

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