"I'm not imagining. I've been where they've been. I've been hopeful. I've had my hopes denied and I've had to find another route to success."
The Raptors 905 were on a plane en route to their game in Westchester when Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crashed, claiming the lives of all nine passengers on board, including Bryant, his 13-year old daughter Gianna, and seven other mothers, fathers, daughters and coaches. When the team touched down, they found out the tragic news together. ... Read more
MISSISSAUGA, Ont.– New Year’s is often accompanied with a mixed bag of emotions. Yearning for the past? Sure. Doubtful about the future? Absolutely. You could describe the current 2019/2020 Raptors 905 like the uncertainty one faces when the clock strikes 12 on New Years. After their 112-93 loss to the Agua Caliente Clippers on New ... Read more
MISSISSAUGA, Ont.– It was looking like a holiday hangover for the Raptors 905. Taking on the Greensboro Swarm in their first game after the holiday season, the 905 were down as much as 16 points. It was a “lackluster start,” according to Raptors 905 head coach Jama Mahlalela, where the players were lacking intensity on ... Read more
MISSISSAUGA– Devin Robinson is a player of routine. As his fellow Raptors 905 players were practicing before their Tuesday contest against the Windy City Bulls, Robinson could be found on the bench. Loosening himself up, talking to his coaches and gathering his thoughts. Getting in the right frame of mind is important for the 6’8 ... Read more
MISSISSAUGA, Ont.— At the same time the Toronto Raptors were dominating the New Orleans Pelicans on the road, Dewan Hernandez was providing a glimpse of the future. The Raptors 905 power forward was the bright spot on an offense that struggled to maintain shooting consistency. In their home opener, the 905 squad shot 37.8 percent ... Read more