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Bargnani the enigma, can he redeem himself in New York?


For the seven years he has been on the Raptors, Bargnani has been a constant disappointment. He was picked first overall and was touted to be the next Dirk Nowitzki. And some thought he may have reached that level. He came nowhere near close. He had showed some flashes of potential, particularly during a span of 13 games in the ... Read More »

It’s Official – Masai Ujiri is Toronto’s next GM


It’s official! As Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo sports reported earlier today, Masai Ujiri has accepted the Toronto Raptors’ five-year 15 million dollar contract offer to run their franchise. As Wojnarowski writes: “The NBA’s Executive of the Year this season, Ujiri is considered one of the most accomplished young executives in sports and has been coveted by several organizations over the ... Read More »

State of the Union – Oh yeah, and the Bobcats tonight!

Well Raptor-nation, it’s been an interesting month hasn’t it? We came out of the allstar break enthused and energized by our big pre-deadline blockbuster deal where we acquired arguably one of the top five small forwards in the league, and the most dynamic wing player we’ve had since Vince Carter. The first two points of the Rudy Gay era started ... Read More »

Question Time: Raptors’ Offensive Woes

Once a week, we here at Raptors Watch will be asked a question that we shall then answer. Not all of our writers will always weigh in on the question, and it may not always be the same writers either. So without further ado, here’s the first question: the Raptors’ offense has looked stagnant recently. What must they do to ... Read More »

Raptor of the Week: Jan.28-Feb.3

Holy blue on a smurf. This has had to have been one of the craziest weeks in Raptors history in quite some time. A mid-season shakeup that has some questions answered and left many still lingering. Let’s look at some of the things that happened shall we? Jose Calderon and Ed Davis bid goodbye to their teammates, as they are ... Read More »

Gay in!….Barg’s Out?…

Now that the Toronto Raptors and Bryan Colangelo have officially decided to move Toronto in a new direction, the next logical question for fans is “where, if anywhere, does Andrea Bargnani fit into this plan?” – The answer, he doesn’t. You could rationalize his shooting ability, and say he’d be a good option from deep – especially with DeMar who’s ... Read More »

Are the playoffs a possibility?

Bryan Colangelo has assembled an interesting team this offseason. His drafting of Terrence Ross is frowned upon, but the selection is becoming more accepted with time. The Landry Fields signing is seen as a ploy to prevent the Knicks from using him as a bartering piece for Steve Nash, but it seems he was a target in the first place ... Read More »

Top 3 new reasons to watch the Toronto Raptors next season…..

Bryan Colangelo has had a busy off season. Less than a week into the free agency “offer” period we have 5 new Raptors faces and see one departing. We welcome Terrence Ross, Quincy Acy, Jonas Valanciunas (expected), free-agent-to-be Landry Fields (3 years/19 mil.) and now Kyle Lowry. Lowry was acquired Thursday in a trade that sent Gary Forbes and a ... Read More »

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