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Game Day: Raptors vs Cavs


Tim Lewieke and Masai Ujiri have successfully planted a buzz in this city – a buzz that has previously been dormant since the start of the 21st century. Nights like tonight take that buzz to a whole new level. No, tonight is not Drake night, nor is there a tribute to Vince Carter or former Raptor and ESPN analyst Jalen ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors @ Hawks


What you need to know about the Hawks.. The Hawks only get about 16,384 fans out at the Philips Arena per game, but they haven’t let that discourage their ability to win at home. Atlanta is 5-1 at home, 7-5 overall, and have won six of their last eight games. Having almost stole a game at the Air Canada Center ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors vs Bucks


What you need to know about the Bucks.. This is not the same team that the Raptors swept 4-0 last season. Jason Kidd – believe it or not – has taken this team to another level, and has everyone playing with confidence, particularly on the defensive end of the floor. The Bucks are neck-in-neck with the Raptors at 7th best ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors vs 76ers


In a very rare situation, the Raptors – as the top seed in the East – find themselves hosting the last place team in the conference. However transitory the whole thing might be, it’s a great feeling. Even before the season started, you could easily circle this game on the schedule as the easiest game on paper. The current results ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors vs. Knicks


If there was ever a preseason game that might give an accurate teaser of the regular season, it would be tonight’s game vs the Knicks in Montreal. Being the last pre-season game and all, Dwane Casey has stated that he’ll go with a more regular rotation to get the squad prepared for the season opener against the Hawks on Wednesday. ... Read More »

Game Day: Pacers @ Raptors


This is a great chance to beat the Indiana Pacers. They’re struggling – having lost three-of-four, and six of their last nine. They’ve ‘slipped’ to a first place tie with the Heat, and Miami has a chance to overtake them tonight. The Pacers also have a tough remaining schedule, which includes games against Miami and OKC. They did however, finally ... 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 »

Game Day: Raptors @ Cavs

DeMar DeRozan; Kyrie Irving;  Tristan Thompson;  Tyler Zeller

The Cleveland Cavaliers will be without Kyrie Irving tonight, but that doesn’t mean you should sleep on them. The Cavs are coming off of a win against the Knicks where they haulted New York’s 8-game unbeaten run. Without Irving, former Raptor Jarrett Jack stepped up – scoring a season-high 31 points while dishing out 10 assists. Raptors on a mission ... Read More »

Game Day: Grizzlies @ Raptors


The Memphis Grizzlies are a dangerous team to play against these days. Having won four straight and posing a record of 38-26, the Grizzlies are in a battle with Dallas and Phoenix for one of the last two remaining playoff spots in the West. It’s a tale of how good the West really is. Case in point, with that kind ... 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 »

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