Tag Archives: trade

Game Day: Raptors vs Suns


What you need to know about the Suns.. Phoenix has had enough time to prove that they are a legitimately good team. After coming last in the Pacific division two seasons ago, they bounced back and came third in the division last season with a 48-34 record which saw them just miss out on the playoffs by 1.5 games. That ... Read More »

A further look at Jordan Hamilton


Not a bad deal bro! Lol @jayhams — Jordan Hamilton (@J_Goin_HAM) August 14, 2014 Reports are saying that Hamilton is actually receiving a non-guaranteed contract – the same contract that Will Cherry is getting. So all this talk about roster cuts or potential two-for-one trades may be irrelevant, as we could just have a scenario where Will Cherry and Jordan ... Read More »

Howe It’s Done Ep.4 feat. Isaac Thompson


Read More »

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 »

Raptors trade Salmons for Williams, Nogueira


Well, this Sunday just got a little more interesting. The Toronto Raptors and Atlanta Hawks have agreed to a deal in which the Raps will send over John Salmons in exchange for Lou Williams and Lucas “Bebe” Nogueira. Williams is a known Raptor-killer and 6th man who has made a career of coming off the bench and providing instant scoring. ... Read More »

FA Meter: What Should and Could Happen


Every summer there is a plethora of films that hit theaters. Some good, some not so good. There are films that people have been waiting all year for, films that people could care less for, films that are surprise successes and films that are surprise (and sometimes not) stinkers. This is how free agency works in the NBA. Fans spend ... Read More »

Top 10 Raptors Moments of 2013-14


It was a phenomenal season for the Raptors and their fans that consisted of rim-shaking dunks, huge scoring nights and so much overachieving that it’s fair to wonder if everything Masai Ujiri touches turns into gold. Here are the top 10 moments of this 2013-14 Raptors season. This is a personal list, so if I missed anything important leave a ... Read More »

Raptor of the Year: 2013-14

13-14 Raps

Wow. We’re here again. At the end of every regular season we here at Raptors Watch like to give out our own imaginary annual award called Raptor of the Year. This is the third time we’ve done this and certainly won’t be the last. For those of you who don’t know, this award is given to the Raptor who played ... Read More »

Raptors Primed for Playoffs with Secret Weapon: Chemistry


The Toronto Raptors started the season 6-12. Then, new general manager Masai Ujiri pulled the plug in early December and traded away Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings along with Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy. In return, he received Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, Chuck Hayes and John Salmons. Ujiri traded away the Raptors’ supposed star and got sent back a ... Read More »

Report: Raptors interested in Kenneth Faried?

Via Alex Kennedy of BasketballInsiders.com: “The Toronto Raptors have expressed interest in acquiring Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried before Thursday’s trade deadline, league sources told Basketball Insiders. Denver is listening to offers for the 24-year-old, but nothing is imminent. Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri was previously the GM of the Nuggets, and he selected Faried in the 2011 NBA ... Read More »

Scroll To Top