Columns 40 Raps

Jonas Valanciunas’ Roadmap to NBA Legitimacy


A look at where Jonas Valanciunas stands on his quest to become the Raptors centerpiece.

Columns 46 Raps

The New James Johnson’s Potential Impact on the Raptors


A look at what this version of James Johnson could bring to the Raptors – other than great facial expressions.

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Ushering in the Golden Generation of Canadian Basketball


Quotes from Day 2 of Canada Basketball’s practice at the Air Canada Center.

Podcast 40 Raps

Raptors Weekly Podcast, July 21 – Eastern Conference Preview


With free-agency winding down and rosters set, the podders preview and rank the Eastern Conference.

Columns 38 Raps

Summer League: We Like Where He Strokes It


In their last game in Las Vegas, the Raptors played basketball against the Clippers. That’s probably the nicest way to put it.

Stats 27 Raps

The Raptors and the NBA’s Shooting Revolution – the Nylon Calculus Shot Charts


Greg Mason takes a look at how the Raptors fare in the latest production of the analytics world – the Nylon Calculus shot charts.

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Recap: Buycks and Bruno shine, Summer League is strange


Bruno and Buycks looked good. The team did not.

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Talking Raptors Podcast, July 16 – Summer League


Nick and Barry run down what’s happening in summer league and on summer vacations as the Raptors enter LSVL’S playoff rounds.

Morning Coffee 8 Raps

Morning Coffee – Wed, Jul 16


James Johnson is older and wiser | Bebe an interesting kid | Raptors can afford D-League team; should make it happen | Bruno an emotional kid

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Scouting Report: Say Ayy to Bebe Nogueira


Get to know the Raptors’ newly acquired Brazilian center.

Morning Coffee 10 Raps

Morning Coffee – Tue, Jul 15


Patterson predicts 50+ wins for Raptors | DeRozan all about business: works hard and keeps quiet | Caboclo gets rude welcome in summer league; Raptors lose by 30 to Mavs

Summer League 27 Raps

Summer League: Raptors Shoot 30%, Commit 30 Turnovers, Lose by 31 to Mavericks


The Raptors shoot 30% and commit 30 turnovers in a 31 point loss – it was glorious.

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