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  • Toronto Raptors already pitching Kawhi Leonard

    Toronto Raptors already pitching Kawhi Leonard

    The Toronto Raptors are serious about trying to lure Kawhi Leonard into signing a long-term contract. In order to help facilitate Leonard’s comfort level with the organization, the Raptors are hiring San Antonio Spurs staffer Jeremy Castleberry to a position on the coaching staff. Castleberry is a...
  • Kawhi Leonard thanks Spurs, fans

    Kawhi Leonard thanks Spurs, fans

    The finish to Kawhi Leonard’s tenure with the San Antonio Spurs was not nearly as joyous as the beginning of his career, but the superstar forward chose to remember those times in a thank you letter written to the Spurs and their fans. Leonard, who was recently traded to the Toronto Raptors in a...
  • Greg Monroe agrees to deal with Toronto Raptors

    Greg Monroe agrees to deal with Toronto Raptors

    The Toronto Raptors have added depth to their frontcourt, agreeing to a contract with center Greg Monroe. According to Yahoo! Sports, the deal with Monroe is for 1-year, $2.2 million. Monroe will help alleviate the void left by big man Jakob Poeltl, who was sent to the San Antonio Spurs as part of...
  • Kawhi Leonard passes physical, joins Toronto Raptors

    Kawhi Leonard passes physical, joins Toronto Raptors

    Kawhi Leonard has reportedly cleared a major hurdle in his return to the court, as he has passed his physical with the Toronto Raptors. The star forward, who was involved in a blockbuster trade between the Raptors and San Antonio Spurs, played just nine games last season as he battled a quadriceps...
  • Toronto Raptors trade for Kawhi Leonard in blockbuster deal

    Toronto Raptors trade for Kawhi Leonard in blockbuster deal

    In the NBA, the offseason rarely reaches a slowdown. Such was the case Wednesday as the Toronto Raptors acquired superstar San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard in exchange for perennial All-Star DeMar DeRozan. It is also rare that teams are able to pull off a trade that involves All-Stars...
  • Toronto Raptors could shake up roster prior to NBA Draft

    Toronto Raptors could shake up roster prior to NBA Draft

    The Toronto Raptors parted ways with a head coach who was coming off a 59-win season–and could be named Coach of the Year–but the organization may not be done making big moves. According to the New York Times, every player on the Raptors’ roster is available as the team tries to acquire a lottery...
  • Toronto Raptors find next head coach

    Toronto Raptors find next head coach

    The Toronto Raptors have turned to a familiar face to fill their head coaching vacancy. Toronto hired from within, naming assistant coach Nick Nurse the next lead man. According to ESPN, Nurse is finalizing contract details with the team that finished with the best record in the Eastern Conference...
  • Mike Budenholzer a hot coaching candidate in NBA

    Mike Budenholzer a hot coaching candidate in NBA

    There are several high-profile NBA jobs still on the open market, and two playoff teams are reportedly looking to add the top available head coach. According to ESPN, the Toronto Raptors–who finished with the second-best record in the NBA–and the Milwaukee Bucks–an Eastern Conference playoff team...
  • Cleveland Cavaliers to stick with same lineup against Toronto Raptors

    Cleveland Cavaliers to stick with same lineup against Toronto Raptors

    In anticipation of Game 2, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue announced that the team would roll out the same starting lineup against the Toronto Raptors. With a 1-0 series lead, the Cavs will lean on LeBron James, Kevin Love, Kyle Korver, J.R. Smith, and George Hill when tip-off comes...
  • Toronto Raptors ink G League MVP to contract

    Toronto Raptors ink G League MVP to contract

    The Toronto Raptors have added G League MVP Lorenzo Brown for the playoffs. Brown, who had been playing with Raptors 905 of the G League, was on a two-way contract. The new deal will make him eligible for the playoffs. Brown will likely see extended minutes during the Raptors’ regular season finale...
  • LeBron James praises Toronto Raptors

    LeBron James praises Toronto Raptors

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is seeking an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals this season, but is also aware of what’s happening north of the border.  Ahead of a nationally-televised showdown on Wednesday night, James said that he thinks the Toronto Raptors are the “better team...
  • Head coaches named for 2018 NBA All-Star Game

    Head coaches named for 2018 NBA All-Star Game

    The NBA has announced that Mike D’Antoni, Houston Rockets, and Dwane Casey, Toronto Raptors, will serve as the head coaches for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game. D’Antoni will lead Team Stephen while Casey will man Team LeBron. The Raptors boast a 33-15 record, meaning that Casey will have the best record...
  • Young Toronto Raptors point guards get chance in Kyle Lowry’s absence

    Young Toronto Raptors point guards get chance in Kyle Lowry’s absence

    The NBA season is an exercise in attrition, as players will go through bumps, bruises, and injuries throughout the 82-game campaign. In the case of the Toronto Raptors, a minor injury to All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry is a great opportunity for the roster’s youth. Both Fred VanVleet and Delon...
  • Steve Kerr, Dwane Casey recognized by NBA

    Steve Kerr, Dwane Casey recognized by NBA

    The NBA unveiled its coaches of the month for December, and the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors were recognized. Head coaches Steve Kerr and Dwane Casey won the awards for the Eastern and Western Conferences, respectively.  The Warriors currently have the best record in the NBA, despite...
  • Drake does sideline reporting, gets new meme at Toronto Raptors game

    Drake does sideline reporting, gets new meme at Toronto Raptors game

    From the recording studio to the broadcast booth, it appears Drake can do it all. The three-time Grammy Award-winning artist, who was named a global ambassador for the Toronto Raptors in 2013, did some sideline reporting at Wednesday's game against the Charlotte Hornets at Air Canada Centre. The...
  • Through his music, Gord Downie had a huge impact on Canadian sports

    Through his music, Gord Downie had a huge impact on Canadian sports

    It is a sad day in the Canadian music scene as it was announced on Tuesday that Gord Downie, the lead singer for The Tragically Hip, passed away of brain cancer last night at the age of 53. Although Downie was best known for his work with The Tragically Hip, which won 16 Juno Awards winner (the most...
  • Norman Powell inks extension with Toronto Raptors

    Norman Powell inks extension with Toronto Raptors

    The Toronto Raptors had a busy offseason, and that activity has continued in the preseason. After re-signing Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka–as well as DeMar DeRozan last summer–the Raptors have reached a contract extension with Norman Powell. The No. 46 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, Powell has...
  • Newest Brooklyn Net takes shot at former team

    Newest Brooklyn Net takes shot at former team

    DeMarre Carroll delivered some parting shots for the Toronto Raptors. Carroll, who signed with the Raptors following the 2014-15 season for four years and $60 million, quickly became disenchanted with the team’s on-the-court style. Injuries and a lack of production left Carroll on the outside...
  • Five early winners in NBA free agency

    Five early winners in NBA free agency

    With the trade and free agent markets percolating, several NBA teams have done a significant amount to help their cause going into the 2017-18 season. Free agency opened on July 1 at midnight, and teams wasted little time doling out money. The following teams did the most to help themselves in the...
  • Cavaliers poised for return to Finals

    Cavaliers poised for return to Finals

    LeBron James has meant prosperity for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the good will is continuing to flow. With a sweep of the Toronto Raptors, the Cavaliers are headed to their third straight Eastern Conference Finals. James has been to seven straight. Cleveland is 8-0 in the 2016-17 playoffs...
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