The load on Lowry continues to grow on road trip

With five minutes remaining in the second quarter, Kyle Lowry called for Serge Ibaka to set a screen in his direction. He fed the rolling Ibaka for a mid-range shot in the big man’s sweet spot, but quickly scurried back out to the 3-point line as a release valve. Both pick-and-roll defenders had flown towards ... Read more

Quick Reaction: Raptors 118, Kings 113

TOR Raptors 118 Final Box Score 113 SAC Kings A P. Siakam38 MIN, 23 PTS, 8 REB, 5 AST, 3 STL, 7-15 FG, 2-8 3FG, 7-8 FT, 0 BLK, 1 TO, 10 +/- Don’t wake up Siakam until it’s winning time. Similar to his performance a few nights back, Siakam struggled all game before taking ... Read more

Powell powers Raptors to a playoff berth

The Toronto Raptors are headed to the playoffs. That statement doesn’t sound absurd. In fact, it was an expectation that they would earn their seventh consecutive playoff appearance heading into the season. However, what is absurd is that the Raptors have made this expectation a reality by early March. They are the second team to ... Read more

Quick Reaction: Raptors 121, Warriors 113

TOR Raptors 121 Final Box Score 113 GS Warriors B P. Siakam38 MIN, 17 PTS, 5 REB, 5 AST, 1 STL, 5-17 FG, 0-7 3FG, 7-9 FT, 1 BLK, 3 TO, 3 +/- Not a trademark start for Siakam as Paschall was incredibly physical guarding the All-Star. The shot just didn’t fall for Siakam and ... Read more

Anunoby soars to career night in Mile High City

Moral victories may not exist for defending champions, but if there is still such a thing then the Raptors experienced it on Sunday night. Toronto lost 133-118 in Denver, falling to their third consecutive defeat. Concerns that they didn’t possess the requisite size to contain Nikola Jokic without either of their starting centres proved to ... Read more

Quick Reaction: Hornets 99, Raptors 96

CHA Hornets 99 Final Box Score 96 TOR Raptors C+ R. Hollis-Jefferson28 MIN, 4 PTS, 9 REB, 1 AST, 0 STL, 2-8 FG, 0-0 3FG, 0-0 FT, 0 BLK, 1 TO, -2 +/- The RHJ experience provides three game-breaking moments followed up by three mind-numbing decisions. He busted his ass on the glass, doing his ... Read more

Gameday: Hornets @ Raptors, Feb. 28

Edit: Serge Ibaka was added to team injury report after initial post. The Toronto Raptors look to return to winning ways as they welcome the Charlotte Hornets to the Scotiabank Arena, their final home game before jetting off on a grueling five game Western road trip. Toronto have had three days to regroup following a ... Read more

Gameday: Suns @ Raptors, Feb. 21

It has been the longest nine days of the year so far, but Raptors basketball is finally back! Toronto welcomes the Phoenix Suns into town, looking to rekindle a new winning streak after their Canadian record 16 consecutive wins came to a halt on the eve of All-Star weekend. This will be the first of ... Read more

A Step Slow: Raptors win streak snaps in Brooklyn

When the final buzzer echoed throughout the Barclays Center, something must have been broken. The box score needed double-checking, maybe even a third glance for good measure. The jumbo-tron flashed a scoreline of 101-91 in favour of the Brooklyn Nets over the Toronto Raptors. Alas, there was no error. The Raptors 15 game winning streak ... Read more

Quick Reaction: Timberwolves 126, Raptors 137

MIN Timberwolves 126 Final Box Score 137 TOR Raptors A+ P. Siakam37 MIN, 34 PTS, 6 REB, 5 AST, 2 STL, 14-21 FG, 6-8 3FG, 0-1 FT, 1 BLK, 3 TO, 12 +/- In a game this loose defensively, it was inevitable that Siakam would fill up the stat sheet. It is a testament to ... Read more

Quick Reaction: Raptors 105, Pistons 92

TOR Raptors 105 Final Box Score 92 DET Pistons A+ P. Siakam36 MIN, 30 PTS, 8 REB, 4 AST, 0 STL, 12-19 FG, 2-4 3FG, 4-5 FT, 1 BLK, 3 TO, 26 +/- Our All-Star has found his groove. Blew by Maker right away off of the dribble and then perfectly timed his pass to ... Read more