With no stakes involved, two typically combative Atlantic rivals will have to settle for using each other to prepare for the next round and finishing the match with everyone healthy.
Over the course of 23 seasons and 10 postseasons, the Toronto Raptors have never taken the easy path. There are successes to reflect back upon like the single trip to the Eastern Conference Finals but even then it required going the distance in two series to advance. The harbinger of losing Game 1 aside, this ... Read more
An early season Raptors win over Boston shifted the narrative away from the presumption the Celtics would run away with the East’s top seed. Tonight the 76ers, the other preseason team earmarked to contend arrives to test their mettle versus Toronto. Entering the 2018-19 campaign the triumvirate of teams expected to vie for the Eastern ... Read more
The successful Toronto Raptors 'culture reset' wielded copious firsts, yet the true test will be toppling the player and team it was created to defeat - LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
In their first meeting since mid November the Toronto Raptors host the East's top ranked Boston Celtics looking to capture victory and make a statement in the process.
Through 48 games this season the Toronto Raptors have lost to the same team twice precisely once. They'll look to continue this stat as they face a road weary Timberwolves squad tonight on a back to back set.
In 2011 the Raptors purchased a 1,300 pound rock and placed it outside Toronto’s locker room. At the time new Head Coach Dwane Casey tasked his charges to focus on the theme ‘Pound the Rock’ as the squad sought to establish a new identity. Seven seasons later the Raptors are in the midst of their ... Read more
Curtains pulled, lights off, wearing sunglasses I sit in a room lit only by my laptop. This is a common practice and unfortunately a necessity of life to address migraines in order to still function for work. Seasonal weather fluctuations result in changes to the barometric pressure. Something my head predicts a minimum of a ... Read more