Quick Reaction: Bucks 108, Raptors 97

MIL Bucks 108 Final Box Score 97 TOR Raptors C+ P. Siakam38 MIN, 22 PTS, 6 REB, 3 AST, 0 STL, 6-14 FG, 5-9 3FG, 5-7 FT, 1 BLK, 4 TO, -20 +/- Toronto probably needed more of a ‘star’ game from Siakam in this one, but he certainly wasn’t the reason they lost. It ... Read more

Gameday: Raptors @ Nets, Feb. 12

Both the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets have one game remaining before heading into the NBA’s annual All-Star break. Toronto heads to Brooklyn for their second respective matchup in just five short days. The Nets visited Ontario’s capital on Saturday, and gave resident Raptors fans a game to remember. A 119-118 thriller that left both ... Read more

Gameday: Pacers @ Raptors, Feb. 5

The Raptors host the fifth-seeded Indiana Pacers in a crucial home-and-away series that could see Toronto finally pull away from the Eastern Conference (excluding the Milwaukee Bucks, who they currently sit 7 games behind). In the December 23rd matchup, Toronto suffered a 120-115 away loss in overtime. Granted, Siakam was injured and did not play ... Read more

Gameday: Raptors @ Pistons, Jan. 31

After laying a beatdown on the lowly Atlanta Hawks and playing a surprisingly competitive game versus the basement-dwelling Cleveland Cavaliers, Toronto plays a home-away-from-home in downtown Detroit. Coming off a thrilling win in Ohio, the Raptors waltz back into their homecourt for a second time in three days. Little Caesars Are-… I mean, sorry. It’s ... Read more

Quick Reaction: Magic 97, Raptors 113

ORL Magic 97 Final Box Score 113 TOR Raptors B P. Siakam35 MIN, 18 PTS, 11 REB, 4 AST, 1 STL, 7-18 FG, 1-4 3FG, 3-4 FT, 1 BLK, 3 TO, 6 +/- Almost immediately, you could recognize the coverages Magic head coach, Steve Clifford was throwing at Siakam. Even with a premier defender in ... Read more

Gameday: Raptors @ Pelicans, Nov. 8

For the second time in this short season, the Toronto Raptors meet the youthful New Orleans Pelicans to open their five-game Western Conference roadtrip. To be fair, the word ‘youthful’ might not even do the Bayou Boys (did I just start a nickname?) justice. Of the 13 active players on their current roster, nine (9) ... Read more

Quick Reaction: Raptors 120, Timberwolves 100

TOR Raptors 120 Final Box Score 100 MIN Timberwolves B+ P. Siakam18 MIN, 10 PTS, 4 REB, 2 AST, 1 STL, 4-6 FG, 1-2 3FG, 1-2 FT, 0 BLK, 2 TO, -2 +/- Siakam had one of the lowest plus/minus of the Raptors, but guess what? Nobody noticed and frankly, nobody cares. Like Leo Rautins ... Read more

Siakam cements MIP status as Raptors overpower Nets

It’s funny. It’s funny because originally, this piece was titled ‘Siakam makes MIP statement as Raptors overpower Nets’. Then came the reality check. Pascal Siakam didn’t make a statement, he all but confirmed, solidified and clinched his long sought-after ‘Most Improved Player of the Year’ award. Yet again, on one of basketball’s biggest stages in ... Read more