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For better or for worse, Chris Boucher defines the Raptors

For better or for worse, Chris Boucher defines the Raptors

Chris Boucher defines this Raptors team, and he changes his game to fit exactly what the Raptors need.

Raptors make short work of the Los Angeles Lakers

Raptors make short work of the Los Angeles Lakers

Raptors get back on track against the Lakers.

Morning Coffee – Thu, Dec 8

Morning Coffee – Thu, Dec 8

Raptors smack the Lakers; shoulda won by 40 | VanVleet claims to be messing with his algorithms

Blowing out the Lakers – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Blowing out the Lakers – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Lakers.

Quick Reaction: Lakers 113, Raptors 126

Quick Reaction: Lakers 113, Raptors 126

Toronto wraps up their three game homestand at 2-1 with a blowout win.

Raptors 905 win in Dalano Banton’s season debut

Raptors 905 win in Dalano Banton’s season debut

905 defeated the Greensboro Swarm to snap a six game losing streak.

Gameday: Lakers @ Raptors

Gameday: Lakers @ Raptors

Toronto looks to bounce back against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Fred VanVleet is good despite his slump. The Raptors need him to be great.

Fred VanVleet is good despite his slump. The Raptors need him to be great.

Fred VanVleet’s slump has been going on for almost a year. What’s going on, and what it means for the Raptors.

Morning Coffee – Wed, Dec 7

Morning Coffee – Wed, Dec 7

Banton to G League | VanVleet needs to not play like trash | Being honest about Barnes

Can’t Find a Rhythm – Confederacy of Dunks

Can’t Find a Rhythm – Confederacy of Dunks

This week we’re talking about Fred VanVleet’s struggles, the team’s overall lack of momentum and how to gain it, post-game celebrations and teams that should avoid blowing it up.

Reggie Perry calls out the blog boys after Raptors 905 lose sixth straight

Reggie Perry calls out the blog boys after Raptors 905 lose sixth straight

Awkward times in the media room.

Following good process to the same tough result

Following good process to the same tough result

Losing the measuring stick game to the Celtics.

Raptors lose to Celtics in “measurement game”

Raptors lose to Celtics in “measurement game”

Jayson Tatum’s third quarter, missed fourth quarter opportunities sealed Raptors loss.

Morning Coffee – Tue, Dec 6

Morning Coffee – Tue, Dec 6

Raptors collapse in 3rd to a Celtics masterclass | Siakam still ascending | Where did OGs shooting go? | We need to have a conversation about Fred

Outdone by the Celtics – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Outdone by the Celtics – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the Celtics.

Quick Reaction: Celtics 116, Raptors 110

Quick Reaction: Celtics 116, Raptors 110

Raptors drop their second game of a three game homestand.

O.G. Anunoby is having the greatest defensive season of any Raptor ever

O.G. Anunoby is having the greatest defensive season of any Raptor ever

O.G. Anunoby is trying to make history.

Gameday: Celtics @ Raptors, Dec. 5

Gameday: Celtics @ Raptors, Dec. 5

Toronto looks to extend the win streak to two against the visiting Celtics.

Morning Coffee – Mon, Dec 5

Morning Coffee – Mon, Dec 5

Siakam ascending; 5th all-time scoring for Raps | Barnes puts up monster game | Trade for Lowry?

College Park Skyhawks top Raptors 905 125-121

College Park Skyhawks top Raptors 905 125-121

Raptors 905 surrendered 70 first-half points, and College Park managed to hold on throughout a tightly contested second half to pull out a 125-121 victory.

The Raptors need to be the most athletic team

The Raptors need to be the most athletic team

The Raptors went up against the longest team in the league and proved who the most athletic team is. They need to do it more.

Quick Reaction: Magic 108, Raptors 121

Quick Reaction: Magic 108, Raptors 121

Raptors get back on track at home and snap their two game losing streak against the Magic with an impressive showing.

Gameday: Magic vs Raptors, December 3

Gameday: Magic vs Raptors, December 3

Good opportunity to avoid a season-worst three game losing streak

Toronto drops second in a row to Brooklyn

Toronto drops second in a row to Brooklyn

Toronto suffers their second blowout loss in a row.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 105, Nets 114

Quick Reaction: Raptors 105, Nets 114

Raptors drop to 0-3 against Brooklyn this season in ugly fashion.

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig About the Toronto Raptors

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig About the Toronto Raptors

This week on Five Things, a Six-Part Discussion on Scottie Barnes playing off the bench.

Raptors Talk with Wesley Cheng – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

Raptors Talk with Wesley Cheng – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

This week show host, Cathryn Naiker, is joined by TSN’s resident betting expert, Wesley Cheng.

Mid-Morning Coffee – Fri, Dec 2

Mid-Morning Coffee – Fri, Dec 2

Barnes needs to respond to adversity like Trent did

Gameday: Raptors @ Nets

Gameday: Raptors @ Nets

Toronto looks to capture their first win against Brooklyn this season.

Gary Trent Jr. paints a silver line

Gary Trent Jr. paints a silver line

A reminder that Gary Trent Jr. is here to score.

Too much Zion dooms Raptors vs Pels

Too much Zion dooms Raptors vs Pels

We’ve seen both ends of the spectrum defensively over the last two games

Morning Coffee – Thu, Dec 1

Morning Coffee – Thu, Dec 1

We can just ignore last night…probably… | Trent shines in 6-man role | People starting to understand how special O.G. is

Blown out by the Pels – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Blown out by the Pels – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the Pelicans.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 108, Pelicans 126

Quick Reaction: Raptors 108, Pelicans 126

Pelicans soar over Toronto in a blowout win.

DPOY or All-Star Season for O.G.? | Runnin’ Off The Screen

DPOY or All-Star Season for O.G.? | Runnin’ Off The Screen

The man they call Mac is joined by Curly to discuss O.G.’s potential accolades, Juancho earning our trust, trade targets, and more!

Juancho Hernangomez, Thaddeus Young and the moment of ultimate opportunity

Juancho Hernangomez, Thaddeus Young and the moment of ultimate opportunity

The Raptors have discovered a fascinating duo.

Gameday: Raptors @ Pelicans, Nov 30

Gameday: Raptors @ Pelicans, Nov 30

Toronto Raptors look to extend win streak to three.

Morning Coffee – Wed, Nov 30

Morning Coffee – Wed, Nov 30

Barnes in the hottest | What should the Raptors do with Trent? | Is O.G. the real MVP?

A Reformat of a Role Player – Confederacy of Dunks

A Reformat of a Role Player – Confederacy of Dunks

This week we’re talking about Boucher’s consistency, the return of Pascal, alternative revenue streams for the league and quarter-mark evaluations.

Hassani Gravett joins 905

Hassani Gravett joins 905

6-foot-2 guard Hassani Gravett joins the 905.

Pascal Siakam allows the Raptors to play like a normal team. That’s a good thing.

Pascal Siakam allows the Raptors to play like a normal team. That’s a good thing.

Pascal Siakam makes the Raptors normal again. Finally.

The Interview: Duane Notice, Raptors 905 Alum & Analyst

The Interview: Duane Notice, Raptors 905 Alum & Analyst

It’s been 2.5 years since his last game. For Duane, the road to recovery is more mental than physical

Pascal said don’t call it a comeback, I’ve been here for years

Pascal said don’t call it a comeback, I’ve been here for years

Raptors defeat Cavs for second time this season behind Siakam’s dominant first half

Morning Coffee – Tue, Nov 29

Morning Coffee – Tue, Nov 29

Pascal makes glorious return | Barnes moved to bench | O.G. still flourishing

Siakam’s Victorious Return – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Siakam’s Victorious Return – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Cavaliers.

Quick Reaction: Cavs 88, Raptors 100

Quick Reaction: Cavs 88, Raptors 100

Toronto blows out Cleveland and extends their win streak to two games.

Gameday: Cavs @ Raptors, Nov. 28

Gameday: Cavs @ Raptors, Nov. 28

Toronto looks to extend their winning streak to two.

Thad Young doesn’t make mistakes

Thad Young doesn’t make mistakes

Thad Young is the ghost in the machine, and the Raptors were missing just such a star in his role.

Morning Coffee – Mon, Nov 28

Morning Coffee – Mon, Nov 28

Siakam nearing return to the court | Raptors getting healthier | Nurse sends Barnes cryptic messages

O.G. Anunoby is collecting superstar moments

O.G. Anunoby is collecting superstar moments

O.G. Anunoby went up against Luka Doncic and won.

Shorthanded Raptors take care of Luka and the Mavericks

Shorthanded Raptors take care of Luka and the Mavericks

No Siakam? No problem. Shorthanded Raptors beat the Dallas Mavericks at home.

Locking Down Luka – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Locking Down Luka – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Mavericks.

Quick Reaction: Mavericks 100, Raptors 105

Quick Reaction: Mavericks 100, Raptors 105

Toronto wins a close one against the Mavericks.

Gameday: Mavs vs Raptors, November 26

Gameday: Mavs vs Raptors, November 26

No wet floors this time please.

Raptors Reflections with Alan Shane Lewis – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

Raptors Reflections with Alan Shane Lewis – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

This week Cathryn is joined by Alan Shane Lewis to talk all things Raptors and trending topics around the NBA

The Good and the Bad w/o Pascal – Pull up Tre Podcast

The Good and the Bad w/o Pascal – Pull up Tre Podcast

Samson Folk & Trevon Heath talk about all the latest ongoings for the Raptors, plus some leaguewide intrigue.

What will a healthy Raptors’ rotation look like?

What will a healthy Raptors’ rotation look like?

For all the bench’s success, Toronto will need to shrink its rotation when it finally fields a healthy roster.

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig about the Toronto Raptors

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig about the Toronto Raptors

This week in Five [Four] Things we talk more O.G., more Jack, more Koloko, and less threes…

905 more consistent but drop both games to the Nets

905 more consistent but drop both games to the Nets

More consistency from the 905, but they still drop their second game against the Nets, 116-113.

O.G. Anunoby is who we thought he was, and more

O.G. Anunoby is who we thought he was, and more

O.G. Anunoby continues to quietly improve as a player.

Nets take advantage of depleted Raptors in second half

Nets take advantage of depleted Raptors in second half

Cross your fingers for a healthier roster on Saturday.

Morning Coffee – Thu, Nov 24

Morning Coffee – Thu, Nov 24

Injuries are depleting depth | A history of Nurse calling out players | Is Gary Trent on the block?

Ripped up by the Nets – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Ripped up by the Nets – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the Nets.

Quick Reaction: Nets 112, Raptors 98

Quick Reaction: Nets 112, Raptors 98

Raps lose a bad one, but not too many healthy guys, so, you know

Philadelphia 76ers sign Saben Lee to 2-way contract

Philadelphia 76ers sign Saben Lee to 2-way contract

Saben Lee is plucked by the Philadelphia 76ers for his excellent play to this point.

Gameday: Nets @ Raptors November 23, 2022

Gameday: Nets @ Raptors November 23, 2022

Toronto looks to even up the season series against Brooklyn.

Morning Coffee – Wed, Nov 23

Morning Coffee – Wed, Nov 23

Nurse not happy with Trent’s defensive hustle | Barnes on the IL | Koloko shining as a rookie

Non-Injury Worries to Ponder – Confederacy of Dunks

Non-Injury Worries to Ponder – Confederacy of Dunks

With so many injuries, we need to see what the bench is made of. Plus, we’ve got what needs to be added to Herbie Kuhn’s in-game announcements.

Raptors 905 must learn to ABC after losing to Nets in OT

Raptors 905 must learn to ABC after losing to Nets in OT

The Raptors 905 have to learn a simple lesson from Glengarry Glen Ross: ABC. Always Be Closing.

Morning Coffee – Tue, Nov 22

Morning Coffee – Tue, Nov 22

Raptors offered a 1st for Talen Horton Tucker? LOL | Some of the injured returning soon | Raptors did well in Siakam’s absence

What the Flynn is going on?

What the Flynn is going on?

Malachi Flynn is finally succeeding as a Raptor in a normal, replicable way.

Available Now: Nick Nurse Happy and Angry at Referees 2023 Calendar

Available Now: Nick Nurse Happy and Angry at Referees 2023 Calendar

The Christmas gift you didn’t know you needed – introducing Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse in his finest form: happy and angry at referees.

First half deficit too much for 905 in Delaware

First half deficit too much for 905 in Delaware

The 905 split 1-1 on the road before they return to Paramount to face the Long Island Nets this week.

Hawks soar over the Raptors in heartbreaking loss

Hawks soar over the Raptors in heartbreaking loss

The short handed Raptors lose a nail biter to the Hawks.

Late blunders don’t erase positive steps

Late blunders don’t erase positive steps

You can’t turn a loss into a win, but you can learn from the process.

Morning Coffee – Sun, Nov 20

Morning Coffee – Sun, Nov 20

Bad loss to the Hawks…BAD AND FRUSTRATING!

Losing a heartbreaker to the Hawks – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Losing a heartbreaker to the Hawks – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the Hawks.

Quick React: Raptors 122, Hawks 124

Quick React: Raptors 122, Hawks 124

Rough loss. Bad one.

Gameday: Raptors @ Hawks, November 19 2022

Gameday: Raptors @ Hawks, November 19 2022

An early rematch after Toronto’s big win over Atlanta earlier in the season.

NBA Laughs and Rumours – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

NBA Laughs and Rumours – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

Our guest, Ashley Docking, talks GROAT and NBA rumours

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig About the Toronto Raptors

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig About the Toronto Raptors

This week on Five Things we chat the reserves (Juancho activity, Thaddeus confidence, Malachi D troubles), Matty D + Al, and my bi-annual attention to Love.

Morning Coffee – Fri, Nov 18

Morning Coffee – Fri, Nov 18

905 hold it together down the stretch | Raptors Twitter is dying | Raptors defence is feast or famine

Kyle Lowry quietly collected all the comforts of home

Kyle Lowry quietly collected all the comforts of home

On the Greatest Raptor of All Time’s visit in Toronto.

O.G. Anunoby steals the spotlight as Raptors maul Miami

O.G. Anunoby steals the spotlight as Raptors maul Miami

O.G. Anunoby is improving, game by game, possession by possession. He dominated against the Heat.

Raptors overtake Heat in third quarter behind 13 straight stops

Raptors overtake Heat in third quarter behind 13 straight stops

Miami committed a season-high 23 turnovers in Kyle Lowry’s second return to Toronto.

Morning Coffee – Thu, Nov 17

Morning Coffee – Thu, Nov 17

O.G. is a force | Barnes bounces back | VanVleet’s not afraid of Lowry

Soaking the Heat – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Soaking the Heat – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Heat.

Quick Reaction: Heat 104, Raptors 112

Quick Reaction: Heat 104, Raptors 112

Raptors win a tight one! Always seems to be against Miami.

Dominant first half, complacent second half in Greensboro

Dominant first half, complacent second half in Greensboro

The 905 dominate the first half, but a complacent second half almost results in a coin flip.

Early Season Injury Grind – Confederacy of Dunks

Early Season Injury Grind – Confederacy of Dunks

Who’s stepping up amid all the injuries and who has been underwhelming? Is the team’s aggressive defense leading to more injuries and fatigue?

Gameday: Heat @ Raptors, November 16

Gameday: Heat @ Raptors, November 16

Our Beloved Patron Saint, Kyle Lowry, graces our presence in Toronto and he’s bringing them loathsome Heat boys with him.

The Toronto Raptors are facing a math problem

The Toronto Raptors are facing a math problem

The Toronto Raptors are fighting a losing math battle, every night. Why, and how to address it.

Morning Coffee – Wed, Nov 16

Morning Coffee – Wed, Nov 16

Banton shining | Concern for Barnes? | Raptors slipping a bit | O.G. DPOY?

Breaking down some of the Raptors best plays

Breaking down some of the Raptors best plays

Samson Folk breaks down some of the Raptors best plays. Explaining what they’re called and why they work.

Dalano Banton broke our most broken expectations against the Pistons

Dalano Banton broke our most broken expectations against the Pistons

Dalano Banton had a career night against the Pistons. On the why, the how, and the impact going forward.

The Raptors dismantled the Pistons

The Raptors dismantled the Pistons

The shorthanded Raptors walk out of Detroit with a win.

Morning Coffee – Tue, Nov 15

Morning Coffee – Tue, Nov 15

Banton specatular | Should we worry about Barnes? | Porter injured again

Besting the Detroit Curse – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Besting the Detroit Curse – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Pistons.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 115, Pistons 111

Quick Reaction: Raptors 115, Pistons 111

The Raptors break the Dwane Casey curse.

It’s impossible to recreate Pascal Siakam by committee

It’s impossible to recreate Pascal Siakam by committee

The Toronto Raptors are learning that a little role diversity can go a long way … but isn’t as easy as it sounds.

Gameday: Raptors @ Pistons, November 14

Gameday: Raptors @ Pistons, November 14

Dwane Casey’s favourite opponent. The Raptors are SEVERELY hobbled but Cade isn’t playing either.

Canada is going to have a tough time leaving these three off World Cup roster

Canada is going to have a tough time leaving these three off World Cup roster

There are pros and cons to having one of the deepest pools of basketball talent in the world. And Canada Basketball is going to have a tough time choosing a 12-man roster next summer.

Morning Coffee – Mon, Nov 14

Morning Coffee – Mon, Nov 14

Barnes is struggling, but should we be concerned? | Would Trent be better served coming off the bench? | Come out to our live podcast on November 29th!

NBA Gripes and Trends with Freddie Rivas – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

NBA Gripes and Trends with Freddie Rivas – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

Another week if NBA news comes with it another episode full of laughs and hot takes from Buckets & Tea

Raptors 905 win back-to-back,  Khoury wants less coin flips

Raptors 905 win back-to-back, Khoury wants less coin flips

The 905 escaped with a 110-109 nail-biting victory in front of 3,740 fans on Remembrance Day night.

Canadian Roundup: The Kalif Young Deep Dive

Canadian Roundup: The Kalif Young Deep Dive

What does Kalif Young bring to the National Team?

Live Raptors Talk: Tuesday, Nov 29 @ Rivoli Toronto

Live Raptors Talk: Tuesday, Nov 29 @ Rivoli Toronto

Come hang out at Rivoli for live Raptors talk and a special recording of The Rapcast with Louis, Katie, Samson, Oren, Andrew and more.

Indiana outpaces Toronto

Indiana outpaces Toronto

Toronto suffers their second loss in a row at the hands of the Indiana Pacers.

Analyzing a Loss to the Pacers w/ Caitlin Cooper

Analyzing a Loss to the Pacers w/ Caitlin Cooper

Caitlin Cooper and Samson Folk trade thoughts on the Raptors vs. Pacers game.

Losing it late to the Pacers – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Losing it late to the Pacers – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the Pacers.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 104, Pacers 118

Quick Reaction: Raptors 104, Pacers 118

Wow a bad loss to the Pacers. Not enough from some big names.

Gameday: Raptors @ Pacers, November 12

Gameday: Raptors @ Pacers, November 12

The Raptors will try to shake off their ugliest loss of the season. First look at a rising Canadian star.

Surviving Without Siakam | Runnin’ Off The Screen

Surviving Without Siakam | Runnin’ Off The Screen

The man they call Mac discusses Pascal’s top 5 aspirations, how the Raptors can stay afloat in Siakam’s absence, and 3 keys to victory for the week ahead. Make sure to check all our Raptors podcasts; all Runnin’ Off The Screen episodes are available separately as well.

Republic Rumble: RR’s 3on3 Tournament is Back! Jan 29

Republic Rumble: RR’s 3on3 Tournament is Back! Jan 29

RR”s 3on3 Tournament returns on Jan 29. Team registration is now open!

Thunder shocks the Raptors in a blowout loss.

Thunder shocks the Raptors in a blowout loss.

Toronto loses in a blowout to the OKC Thunder.

Morning Coffee – Sat, Nov 12

Morning Coffee – Sat, Nov 12

No redeeming qualities from a bad loss to the Thunder | Bench needs to setup | Is O.G. on the trade block? | Happy Saturday

A Comedy of Errors – Raptors Reaction Podcast

A Comedy of Errors – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the Thunder.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 113, Thunder 132

Quick Reaction: Raptors 113, Thunder 132

An ugly loss, but that’s life without Pascal Siakam.

Eric Khoury notches first home win as Raptors 905 head coach

Eric Khoury notches first home win as Raptors 905 head coach

Eric Khoury has been paying dues, and gets his first home win as 905 head coach.

The Interview: Jeff Dowtin Jr., Raptors Two-Way Guard

The Interview: Jeff Dowtin Jr., Raptors Two-Way Guard

“This road to your dreams isn’t gonna be easy at all. You have to expect the unexpected. I expected nothing less.”

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig About the Toronto Raptors

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig About the Toronto Raptors

This week in Five Things, we talk rips for O.G., picks for Gary, contempt for jerseys, gratitude for Otto, and Yuta!

Gameday: Raptors @ Thunder, November 11

Gameday: Raptors @ Thunder, November 11

Start of a three game road trip. Facing Canadian stars back to back.

Team Canada beats Venezuela to clinch spot in 2023 World Cup

Team Canada beats Venezuela to clinch spot in 2023 World Cup

The Canadians became the first team from the Americas to clinch a spot in the upcoming FIBA World Cup, doing so on home soil with a 38-point win over Venezuela in Edmonton.

Why these last four Americas World Cup Qualifier games matter

Why these last four Americas World Cup Qualifier games matter

Venezuela had some last minute visa issues, but Canada will be playing them tonight in the Americas World Cup qualifier game! Canada’s senior men’s national team has only four games left in the qualifying window to the 2023 World Cup, and sits atop Group E with a perfect 8-0 record.

Precious Achiuwa out indefinitely with partial ligament tears in ankle

Precious Achiuwa out indefinitely with partial ligament tears in ankle

Some awful news for Toronto’s young and promising center, Precious Achiuwa.

Fred VanVleet and O.G. Anunoby don’t want you to dribble

Fred VanVleet and O.G. Anunoby don’t want you to dribble

From James Naismith, to the Raptors defensive duo – the game is changed.

O.G. Anunoby is driving his way to a new type of stardom

O.G. Anunoby is driving his way to a new type of stardom

O.G. Anunoby has quietly evolved in exactly the way the Raptors needed since Pascal Siakam left the lineup with injury.

Raptors turn up defence after slow start, defeat Rockets

Raptors turn up defence after slow start, defeat Rockets

Toronto improves to 2-1 without Pascal Siakam, 5-1 at home.

Morning Coffee – Thu, Nov 10

Morning Coffee – Thu, Nov 10

Precious injured | Porter is alive | Rockets are kind of exciting

O.G. and Fred carry the Raptors – Raptors Reaction Podcast

O.G. and Fred carry the Raptors – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Houston Rockets.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 116, Rockets 109

Quick Reaction: Raptors 116, Rockets 109

Toronto bounces back with a win against the Houston Rockets.

The Raptors are finding their bench is best as sidekicks

The Raptors are finding their bench is best as sidekicks

The Raptors are finally discovering their bench, but it doesn’t function best as past benches have.

Gameday: Rockets @ Raptors, November 9

Gameday: Rockets @ Raptors, November 9

Toronto (6-5) welcome the young, fun, but quite not good, Houston Rockets (2-9) to town.

Projecting a November Without Siakam – Confederacy of Dunks

Projecting a November Without Siakam – Confederacy of Dunks

These week we’re talking about expectations with Siakam out, surprising dynamics coming out of the rotation, which celebs need to buy a team and which team having a slow start will rebound.

How did Pascal Siakam go from the 27th pick to one of the world’s best?

How did Pascal Siakam go from the 27th pick to one of the world’s best?

Samson Folk brings on Ben Pfeifer to discuss Pascal Siakam’s New Mexico State tape, and what it meant for his future.

Raptors blown out by Bulls

Raptors blown out by Bulls

Chicago evens up the season series with Toronto.

Losing the adjustment battle: How the Raptors got their third split

Losing the adjustment battle: How the Raptors got their third split

How was the split decided? Where did the Raptors go right and wrong?

Morning Coffee – Tue, Nov 8

Morning Coffee – Tue, Nov 8

DeRozan gets his revenge | Dragic is still a douchebag | Koloko making his presence felt

The offense grinds to a halt in a loss – Raptors Reaction Podcast

The offense grinds to a halt in a loss – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the Bulls.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 97, Bulls 111

Quick Reaction: Raptors 97, Bulls 111

It was kind of close until it wasn’t. The Raptors drop one on the second night of a B2B vs the Bulls.

Raptors 905 Struggle in Second Half of a Back-to-Back

Raptors 905 Struggle in Second Half of a Back-to-Back

The Raptors 905 lose 125-107 on a back-to-back against the Capital City Go-Go yesterday. The 905 had a competitive first half, but struggled in the second.

Gameday: Raptors @ Bulls, November 7

Gameday: Raptors @ Bulls, November 7

Will the Raptors sweep a two game set for the first time this season?

VanVleet and Koloko make unlikely partners to battle the Bulls

VanVleet and Koloko make unlikely partners to battle the Bulls

Fred VanVleet and Christian Koloko were brilliant separately, but best of all together, in Toronto’s win over Chicago.

Morning Coffee – Mon, Nov 7

Morning Coffee – Mon, Nov 7

Raptors ruin DeMar’s homecoming | VanVleet back and in his rightful place | Should we relook trading for Durant? | Raptors in Chicago for the 2nd game of a home-and-home

Trapping DeMar and getting a win – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Trapping DeMar and getting a win – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Bulls.

Quick Reaction: Bulls 104, Raptors 113

Quick Reaction: Bulls 104, Raptors 113

Slow start, great finish. Freddy’s back!

News: Pascal Siakam out for two weeks, then to be reevaluated.

News: Pascal Siakam out for two weeks, then to be reevaluated.

Pascal Siakam has been ruled out for indefinitely, to be reevaluated in two weeks

Raptors 905 win in a thriller comeback in season opener

Raptors 905 win in a thriller comeback in season opener

A thriller comeback win in the Raptor 905’s first game of the G-League season.

Gameday: Bulls @ Raptors, Nov 6

Gameday: Bulls @ Raptors, Nov 6

The Toronto Raptors begin the first night of a back-to-back against the Chicago Bulls at home.

Scottie Barnes’ confidence is unwavering

Scottie Barnes’ confidence is unwavering

Scottie Barnes had an exceptional fourth quarter last night and I break it down here.

Raptors lose Siakam, fall short in comeback attempt vs Mavs

Raptors lose Siakam, fall short in comeback attempt vs Mavs

Toronto cut a 19 point deficit to one but drop to 5-4.

The Raptors laid out their blueprint for survival after Siakam’s injury

The Raptors laid out their blueprint for survival after Siakam’s injury

How do you win when you lose a top-10 player?

Morning Coffee – Sat, Nov 5

Morning Coffee – Sat, Nov 5

Raptors make furious comeback only to lose to Doncic’s greatness | O.G.’s bid for DPOY | Should the Raptors visit a deal for Durant? | Did I mention Doncic is really good despite crazy game planning?

Losing Pascal and the Game – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Losing Pascal and the Game – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk detail the Raptors loss to the Mavericks.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 110, Mavericks 111

Quick Reaction: Raptors 110, Mavericks 111

Toronto loses a close one to Dallas after a well fought comeback comes short.

Pascal, Scottie, and O.G. make us believe in these Raptors – Pull up Tre Podcast

Pascal, Scottie, and O.G. make us believe in these Raptors – Pull up Tre Podcast

Samson Folk & Trevon Heath talk about the Raptors season so far, in the new podcast: Pull-up Tre.

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig About the Toronto Raptors

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig About the Toronto Raptors

This week on Five Things, a Point Guard Puzzle, Baseline Barnes, Chris Closeouts, and Jack’s Jolly Jingles.

Gameday: Raptors @ Mavs, November 4

Gameday: Raptors @ Mavs, November 4

Raps are hotter than fish grease, but the Mavs’ offense is unstoppable. Or is it?

Morning Coffee – Fri, Nov 4

Morning Coffee – Fri, Nov 4

O.G. is a defensive menace | Siakam approaching top-5 status | Raptors vs Mavs tonight

A diary of genius: Scottie Barnes is inventing new ways to pass the basketball

A diary of genius: Scottie Barnes is inventing new ways to pass the basketball

Scottie Barnes is a mad scientist, using every angle, every step to his advantage. His passing against the Spurs showed it.

Pascal Siakam finds his sidekick: the whole team

Pascal Siakam finds his sidekick: the whole team

Almost setting records, and running roughshod over the Spurs.

Morning Coffee – Thu, Nov 3

Morning Coffee – Thu, Nov 3

Otto Porter makes debut | Siakam gets a triple-double in 28 minutes | OG is a defensive menace | Raptors roll over red hot Spurs

The Raptors wrangled the Spurs

The Raptors wrangled the Spurs

The Raptors dominated the Spurs last night getting help from everyone.

Booting the Spurs – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Booting the Spurs – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the San Antonio Spurs with Esfandiar Baraheni.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 143, Spurs 100

Quick Reaction: Raptors 143, Spurs 100

Toronto makes short work of the young San Antonio Spurs

NBA Headlines with Katie Heindl – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

NBA Headlines with Katie Heindl – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

This week host, Cathryn Naiker, sits down with prolific NBA journalist Katie Heindl.

Siakam, Barnes, and Anunoby proving that their overlap is the problem of the opposition

Siakam, Barnes, and Anunoby proving that their overlap is the problem of the opposition

The pillars of the Toronto Raptors’ identity all have similar body types. On why that’s a good thing, not a bad thing.

Gameday: Raptors @ Spurs, November 2

Gameday: Raptors @ Spurs, November 2

Raise your hand if you predicted a 5-2 Spurs record through seven games.

Morning Coffee – Wed, Nov 2

Morning Coffee – Wed, Nov 2

Raptors rising | Barnes is too good | Happy Humpday

Hot From Three – Confederacy of Dunks

Hot From Three – Confederacy of Dunks

Wrapping up the positives from a decent October, judging player costumes and what is next for the Brooklyn Nets tire fire!

Raptors swarm Trae Young, win by 30

Raptors swarm Trae Young, win by 30

Young finished with a career-high 10 turnovers, O.G. Anunoby six steals

It takes a village to stop Trae Young

It takes a village to stop Trae Young

How do you stop one of the world’s best players?

Morning Coffee – Tue, Nov 1

Morning Coffee – Tue, Nov 1

Raptors thump Hawks | Barnes and OG step up | Nurse ranks the Raptors musical taste

Clipping the Hawks Wings – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Clipping the Hawks Wings – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Hawks.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 139, Hawks 109

Quick Reaction: Raptors 139, Hawks 109

Toronto shuts down Trae Young en route to the victory

Gameday: Hawks vs Raptors, October 31

Gameday: Hawks vs Raptors, October 31

Halloween special. Last one at home before a two game Texas trip.

Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 31

Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 31

VanVleet promises to bounce back after a bad game | VanVleet also playing too many minutes with not enough usage | Raptors host the Hawks tonight

What is the new Fred VanVleet? And why has he changed?

What is the new Fred VanVleet? And why has he changed?

Fred VanVleet has changed his game in 2022-23. How, why, and what it means going forward.

Maxey & Siakam display the high end of elite mobility and touch

Maxey & Siakam display the high end of elite mobility and touch

How similar are these two stars?

Raptors have no answer for Maxey, suffer first blowout loss of season

Raptors have no answer for Maxey, suffer first blowout loss of season

Tyrese Maxey finished with career-highs of 44 points and nine three pointers.

Maxey Dominates in a Loss – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Maxey Dominates in a Loss – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the 76ers.

Quick Reaction: 76ers 112, Raptors 90

Quick Reaction: 76ers 112, Raptors 90

The Raptors make a second-half push, but ultimately drop one to the Embiid-less 76ers.

Scottie Barnes transformed into exactly what the Raptors need

Scottie Barnes transformed into exactly what the Raptors need

The Raptors were great last year, but they had a lot of holes. So far in 2022-23, Scottie Barnes is built to fill them.

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig about the Toronto Raptors

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig about the Toronto Raptors

This week on Five Things, we talk Clutch, O.G. Blockage, Threes forever(?), and some tidbits.

Gameday: 76ers @ Raptors, Oct 28

Gameday: 76ers @ Raptors, Oct 28

The Raptors take on the Sixers at home for the second time in two days.

Morning Coffee – Fri, Oct 28

Morning Coffee – Fri, Oct 28

Waiting patiently on Porter Jr. to boost the bench | Boucher’s return was needed | Siakam is damn good | Raps @ Sixers tonight

Pascal Siakam is Destroying Game Plans

Pascal Siakam is Destroying Game Plans

Teams try to stop him, and nothing works. Here’s why.

What if everything went right?

What if everything went right?

How can so much good happen in such a little game?

The Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers with stolid bureaucracy

The Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers with stolid bureaucracy

The Toronto Raptors finally found an organizational setup that work. And then another, and another, and another.

Morning Coffee – Thu, Oct 27

Morning Coffee – Thu, Oct 27

Raptors make statement win against the Sixers | Masai dinged $35k | Does Durant want to come to Toronto?

The Interview: Ron Harper Jr., Raptors Two-Way Guard

The Interview: Ron Harper Jr., Raptors Two-Way Guard

Harper Jr.’s game is nuance, not flash

A near perfect win against the 76ers – Raptors Reaction Podcast

A near perfect win against the 76ers – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the 76ers.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 119, Sixers 109

Quick Reaction: Raptors 119, Sixers 109

Toronto sends Philadelphia home with another loss

O.G. Anunoby’s game is a Rorschach test

O.G. Anunoby’s game is a Rorschach test

What do you see when you watch O.G. Anunoby?

Gameday: 76ers vs Raptors, October 26

Gameday: 76ers vs Raptors, October 26

First of a two game set in Toronto. Hello again, playoff foe.

Morning Coffee – Wed, Oct 26

Morning Coffee – Wed, Oct 26

Champagne sent to G League for reps | Flynn has an opportunity | Masai’s da real MVP

Striving for Fifth Best – Confederacy of Dunks

Striving for Fifth Best – Confederacy of Dunks

Is Siakam looking like the top five NBA player he wants to be? What are the biggest concerns four games into the season?

Versatile Defense vs. Redundant Offense | Runnin’ Off The Screen

Versatile Defense vs. Redundant Offense | Runnin’ Off The Screen

The man they call Mac discusses the Raptors’ struggles on offense and winning games engineered by their dominance on defense.

Canadian Roundup: The NBA’s Return

Canadian Roundup: The NBA’s Return

What can we expect from Jamal Murray and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander this season?

Looking for Revenge: Toronto victorious in a uniquely historic night

Looking for Revenge: Toronto victorious in a uniquely historic night

The Raptors win a defensive masterclass with some cool history made on the side.

Raptors 905 Training Camp Underway

Raptors 905 Training Camp Underway

Day 2 of Raptors 905 training camp is underway. An exciting season ahead!

The Bench is Here

The Bench is Here

With Chris Boucher back in the fold and heavy minutes for Precious Achiuwa, a bench might finally find its foothold in Toronto.

Morning Coffee – Tue, Oct 25

Morning Coffee – Tue, Oct 25

Boucher is back! | Precious was magnificent | Raptors take a nice win in South Beach over the Heat on the 2nd night of a home-and-home

A Special Defensive Performance – Raptors Reaction Podcast

A Special Defensive Performance – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Miami Heat.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 98, Heat 90

Quick Reaction: Raptors 98, Heat 90

There’s a new Board Man in town. His name’s Precious Achiuwa.

An early update on the Raptors youngsters’ development

An early update on the Raptors youngsters’ development

The Toronto Raptors have a variety of prospects on the team. How have they performed to start the season?

Gameday: Raptors @ Heat, October 24

Gameday: Raptors @ Heat, October 24

Toronto hopes to beat Miami in the second game of this series.

Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 24

Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 24

Raptors bench mob not so bench-lobby | Need shooting | Injuries a concern | Back in Miami tonight

Pascal’s stardom and looking for creation – Raptors Weekly Podcast

Pascal’s stardom and looking for creation – Raptors Weekly Podcast

Samson Folk is joined by Esfandiar Baraheni to talk about the first week of Raptors basketball.

At 1-2, what have the Raptors learned about their lineups?

At 1-2, what have the Raptors learned about their lineups?

Toronto Raptors fall behind big early against the Heat before storming back and falling short. What should we take away?

Melted by the Heat – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Melted by the Heat – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the Heat.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 109, Heat 112

Quick Reaction: Raptors 109, Heat 112

Two halves, one bad, one good, but a loss nonetheless. 3/82.

Gameday: Raptors @ Heat, October 22

Gameday: Raptors @ Heat, October 22

This is the first of two straight games in Miami.

Pascal Siakam, Future top 5 player?

Pascal Siakam, Future top 5 player?

On the Raptors battle vs the Nets.

Raptors lack of depth shows itself in the midst of Siakam’s explosion

Raptors lack of depth shows itself in the midst of Siakam’s explosion

Pascal Siakam was near perfect, but we’re once again met with the truth of basketball being a team game.

Morning Coffee – Sat, Oct 22

Morning Coffee – Sat, Oct 22

Raptors get to right the wrongs tonight.

Pascal goes inferno, but the Raptors come up short w/ Blake Murphy & Louis Zatzman – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Pascal goes inferno, but the Raptors come up short w/ Blake Murphy & Louis Zatzman – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the Nets w/ Blake Murphy & Louis Zatzman.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 105, Nets 109

Quick Reaction: Raptors 105, Nets 109

The Raptors drop a close one in Brooklyn.

Hot Topics with Ben Golliver – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

Hot Topics with Ben Golliver – Buckets & Tea NBA Show

Cathryn is joined by The Washington Post’s, Ben Golliver, to usher in the new NBA season.

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig about the Toronto Raptors

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig about the Toronto Raptors

This week on Five Things we chat Precious (a lot of Precious to be honest), lbs, a rookie sensation, and Jack on TV.

Gameday: Raptors @ Nets, Oct. 21

Gameday: Raptors @ Nets, Oct. 21

Toronto looks to move to 2-0 on the road against the Brooklyn Nets.

Morning Coffee – Fri, Oct 21

Morning Coffee – Fri, Oct 21

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How OG Anunoby dominated the Cavs defensively

How OG Anunoby dominated the Cavs defensively

Samson Folk breaks down OG Anunoby’s tremendous defensive performance in the season opener.

Pascal Siakam defines stardom in his own way for Raptors win

Pascal Siakam defines stardom in his own way for Raptors win

Pascal Siakam is the star we think he is.

O.G. Anunoby resumes his crucial role in Toronto’s stunning win

O.G. Anunoby resumes his crucial role in Toronto’s stunning win

O.G. Anunoby was an absolute star against the Cavaliers. And as he has done his entire career, he did it his own way.

Morning Coffee – Thu, Oct 20

Morning Coffee – Thu, Oct 20

Raptors shine in tough season opener | Koloko is legit, IDC what you think | Last time Raptors beat the Cavs opening night, they won the championship (think on that)

Starting Out Perfect – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Starting Out Perfect – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Cavaliers.

Quick Reaction: Cavaliers 105, Raptors 108

Quick Reaction: Cavaliers 105, Raptors 108

Raps emerge with the victory in a battle of length

Raptors pick up Flynn, Achiuwa, Barnes options as other deadlines pass

Raptors pick up Flynn, Achiuwa, Barnes options as other deadlines pass

Some contract news for Malachi Flynn, Precious Achiuwa, Fred VanVleet, and Pascal Siakam, but nothing unexpected.

A word, a blurb on every Toronto Raptor

A word, a blurb on every Toronto Raptor

Samson Folk introduces all the Raptors players for the 22-23 season.

Gameday: Cavs vs Raptors, October 19

Gameday: Cavs vs Raptors, October 19

Season 28 (that long huh?) is finally here. Home opener!

Morning Coffee – Wed, Oct 19

Morning Coffee – Wed, Oct 19

Siakam and VanVleet up for big pay days | Injuries suck | Raptors vs Cavs LFGOOOOOOOO!!! 🚀

Shoot! There it is – Confederacy of Dunks

Shoot! There it is – Confederacy of Dunks

This week we’re talking about the Raptors shooting issues, which player is gonna change the way people think about him, changes we’d make to NBA opening day and bold takes for this season.

Roundtable of One: The Interlocutor’s Questionnaire

Roundtable of One: The Interlocutor’s Questionnaire

They say you need more than one person to do a roundtable. I say they don’t know what they’re talking about.

Precious Achiuwa wants to defend the world’s best, and make every shot

Precious Achiuwa wants to defend the world’s best, and make every shot

Precious Achiuwa continues to force us to reimagine his ceiling, and what trophies await him.

Pascal Siakam’s preseason showed beautiful pick-and-roll growth

Pascal Siakam’s preseason showed beautiful pick-and-roll growth

Breaking down every pick and roll Pascal Siakam ran in preseason, and how he now has a counter for any defense.

Morning Coffee – Tue, Oct 18

Morning Coffee – Tue, Oct 18

VanVleet is important to this team despite his height | Raptors ranked 13-15 in power rankings | Betting the over on Raptors wins/losses has been easy money for almost a decade now

Roundtable: Previewing the 2022-23 season part 2

Roundtable: Previewing the 2022-23 season part 2

Preparing for Toronto’s upcoming season by diving into some predictions and discussions.

Previewing OG Anunoby’s Season

Previewing OG Anunoby’s Season

Samson Folk is joined by Oren Weisfeld to discuss OG Anunoby’s upcoming season.

Roundtable: Previewing the 2022-23 season part 1

Roundtable: Previewing the 2022-23 season part 1

Prepping for Toronto’s 2022-23 season with the Raptors Republic crew.

Offensive Wrinkle: OG Anunoby & the Wide Pin

Offensive Wrinkle: OG Anunoby & the Wide Pin

OG Anunoby has an avenue to 20 points per game, and it’s the wide-pin.

Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 17

Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 17

T-2 days till the season kicks off

OG Anunoby shoehorns the Raptors back into their offensive footing

OG Anunoby shoehorns the Raptors back into their offensive footing

OG Anunoby led the charge back to offensive respectability for the Raptors.

Raptors put on a show in Montreal to end preseason

Raptors put on a show in Montreal to end preseason

Two preseason games vs Celtics, two overtime wins.

Morning Coffee – Sat, Oct 15

Morning Coffee – Sat, Oct 15

Raptors wrap up pre-season with OT thriller over the Celtics in Montreal | Refs still suck | Champagnie gets the last roster spot

Wrapping up the preseason w/ Louis Zatzman – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Wrapping up the preseason w/ Louis Zatzman – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk is joined by Louis Zatzman to talk about the Raptors win over the Celtics and the preseason as a whole.

Champagnie cracks team as Raptors make final roster decisions

Champagnie cracks team as Raptors make final roster decisions

Justin Champagnie wins Toronto’s last up-for-grabs roster spot.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 137,  Celtics 134

Quick Reaction: Raptors 137, Celtics 134

Quick Reaction of the Celtics and Raptors Preseason Game.

Should the Toronto Raptors change their starting lineup?

Should the Toronto Raptors change their starting lineup?

On the change Toronto should make to its starting lineup.

Gameday: Celtics @ Raptors, Oct 14th

Gameday: Celtics @ Raptors, Oct 14th

The Raptors head to Montreal for their final preseason game.

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig about the Toronto Raptors Preseason

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig about the Toronto Raptors Preseason

This week on Five Things, I talk Precious progression, Gary passing, OG inoffensive, poor shooting, and Dalano defence.

Morning Coffee – Fri, Oct 14

Morning Coffee – Fri, Oct 14

Barnes in the spotlight | Is Precious All-Defense? | Raptors prime for big in-season trade splash

VanVleet’s Mastery of Self as Vital as Off-Ball Potency

VanVleet’s Mastery of Self as Vital as Off-Ball Potency

Fred VanVleet’s off-ball potency may only be rivalled by his understanding of self, and the Toronto Raptors will need both to drive success this season.

How important should Scottie Barnes’ disastrous preseason be?

How important should Scottie Barnes’ disastrous preseason be?

When our expectations of Scottie Barnes collide with the realities of preseason, who wins? And who loses?

Offensive Wrinkle: Scottie Barnes & the Keeper Play

Offensive Wrinkle: Scottie Barnes & the Keeper Play

Samson Folk breaks down how Scottie Barnes makes teams pay with the “Keeper DHO”.

Morning Coffee – Thu, Oct 13

Morning Coffee – Thu, Oct 13

Champagnie making the case for a roster spot | Josh Jackson’s redemption year

Previewing Precious Achiuwa’s Season

Previewing Precious Achiuwa’s Season

Samson Folk brings on Jamar Hinds to preview Precious Achiuwa’s season.

Why is Raptors basketball so hard to watch?

Why is Raptors basketball so hard to watch?

Early returns on these Raptors suggest that the 121-foot screen is over-compensating for a lack of offensive creativity.

Morning Coffee – Wed, Oct 12

Morning Coffee – Wed, Oct 12

Barnes’ slow start to the offseason is because of an ankle injury | Barnes and Trent are besties

The It Factor – Confederacy of Dunks

The It Factor – Confederacy of Dunks

On our season ten premiere, we’re talking about the locked in lineup, the over/under odds for the season, the need for weird nicknames and more league-wide over/under talk.

Offensive Wrinkle: Fred VanVleet

Offensive Wrinkle: Fred VanVleet

Samson Folk breaks down how Fred VanVleet and the Raptors succeed on in-bounds plays.

The Best Enforcers in Raptors History

The Best Enforcers in Raptors History

We look back at some strongmen that endeared themselves to the city because of their hard-nosed style of play, which you know Toronto fans of all sports love.

Morning Coffee – Tue, Oct 11

Morning Coffee – Tue, Oct 11

Banton making his case for a spot | Err…slow news day; Happy Monday.

Dalano Banton continues to thrive amongst the Raptors mess

Dalano Banton continues to thrive amongst the Raptors mess

Dalano Banton continues to re-align our ideas of his game, and how good he can be.

Raptors rotation shows best preseason performance in loss

Raptors rotation shows best preseason performance in loss

Raptors lose 115-98 to Bulls but there are plenty of good signs.

Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 10

Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 10

Banton making the case for a full-time role | Precious is a fierce defender | Nurse wants to play some too in the pre-season

A loss to the Bulls – Raptors Reaction Podcast

A loss to the Bulls – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors loss to the Bulls.

Quick Reaction: Bulls 115, Raptors 98

Quick Reaction: Bulls 115, Raptors 98

Post game reaction to the Pre Season game between Toronto and Chicago.

Nick Nurse and O.G. Anunoby give thanks on Thanksgiving

Nick Nurse and O.G. Anunoby give thanks on Thanksgiving

Nurse and Anunoby provided Thanksgiving meals and gifts for 100 families at Shoreham Park on Saturday afternoon.

Gameday: Bulls @ Raptors, October 9

Gameday: Bulls @ Raptors, October 9

The Toronto Raptors will be facing the Chicago Bulls for a preseason game.

Doing all the bad things at once, and finding some good

Doing all the bad things at once, and finding some good

Trying to find the silver lining of a preseason loss.

Christian Koloko has skills the Raptors need

Christian Koloko has skills the Raptors need

The Raptors lost to the Rockets. But Koloko’s play was a far more important victory.

A tough night in Houston – Raptors Reaction Podcast

A tough night in Houston – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors preseason loss to the Rockets.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 110, Rockets 116

Quick Reaction: Raptors 110, Rockets 116

Raptors lose, but Koloko plays great, so let’s call it a win.

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig About the Toronto Raptors

Five Things I Dig and Don’t Dig About the Toronto Raptors

On the premier week of Five Things, I talk RR Fam, Raptors transition, Love, ‘Murrica Media, and Raptors arbitrage.

Gameday: Raptors @ Rockets, October 7

Gameday: Raptors @ Rockets, October 7

You won’t see rookie Jabari Smith Jr., but Scottie Barnes and Jalen Green meet again.

Morning Coffee – Fri, Oct 7

Morning Coffee – Fri, Oct 7

Koloko and Jackson raising some eyebrows in training camp | VanVleet wants to be a Canadian

Previewing Scottie Barnes’ Season

Previewing Scottie Barnes’ Season

Samson Folk talks to Mac Cunningham about Scottie’s sophomore season.

Jeff Dowtin paints the Celtics into a corner

Jeff Dowtin paints the Celtics into a corner

Jeff Dowtin led the Raptors to a win. Will it lead to a more prominent role for him?

Morning Coffee – Thu, Oct 6

Morning Coffee – Thu, Oct 6

Free Gabe Brown | Downtin looking nice | Eff the Celtics

Josh Jackson is fighting to join the Raptors

Josh Jackson is fighting to join the Raptors

On Josh Jackson, who is doing everything he can to make the Raptors’ roster.

Major Comeback against the Celtics – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Major Comeback against the Celtics – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Host Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Celtics.

Quick Reaction: Raptors 125, Celtics 119

Quick Reaction: Raptors 125, Celtics 119

We watched two different games tonight. Raps are undefeated during preseason!

Previewing Fred VanVleet’s Season

Previewing Fred VanVleet’s Season

Samson Folk & Curly preview Fred VanVleet’s season.

Dalano Banton’s best is yet to come

Dalano Banton’s best is yet to come

Dalano Banton has so much to his game that makes him exciting, but limits held him back last year. So far, he’s showing growth in just those areas.

Morning Coffee – Wed, Oct 5

Morning Coffee – Wed, Oct 5

Barnes has all the things to be special | Flynn suffers another setback with broken face | Raptors have best home court advantage | OVO gets new shiny screens that show stuff

Malachi Flynn out until regular season with fractured cheekbone

Malachi Flynn out until regular season with fractured cheekbone

Injury occurred in third quarter vs Utah.

Gameday: Raptors @ Celtics, October 5

Gameday: Raptors @ Celtics, October 5

First of two games vs Boston this preseason.

The Mid-Game is Ours – Confederacy of Dunks

The Mid-Game is Ours – Confederacy of Dunks

This week we’re talking about preseason takeaways, filling out the bottom bench spots, Ballmer-like speeches and new teams in the finals.

Will Precious Achiuwa be a floor spacer?

Will Precious Achiuwa be a floor spacer?

On the potential of Precious Achiuwa as a floor spacer.

The Raptors & Spurs Preview – Outside Looking In

The Raptors & Spurs Preview – Outside Looking In

Host Samson Folk brings on Bruno Passos to discuss the Raptors & the Spurs.

Offensive Wrinkle: Precious Achiuwa

Offensive Wrinkle: Precious Achiuwa

Samson Folk breaks down how Precious Achiuwa is breaking defenses.

Is Pascal Siakam a good shooter?

Is Pascal Siakam a good shooter?

There are so many factors that make up shooting in the NBA. How does Pascal Siakam measure up?

Morning Coffee – Tue, Oct 4

Morning Coffee – Tue, Oct 4

Koloko in the spotlight | Barnes’ development is key

Dowtin and Harper Make Most of Minutes in Preseason Win Over Jazz

Dowtin and Harper Make Most of Minutes in Preseason Win Over Jazz

Let’s see what the junior boys – Jeff Dowtin Jr. and Ron Harper Jr. – showed us in the first game of pre-season.

Offensive Wrinkle: Pascal Siakam

Offensive Wrinkle: Pascal Siakam

Samson Folk breaks down Pascal Siakam’s potent action: the ghosted 4-1 pick n’ roll.

A New Era for Raptors Republic

A New Era for Raptors Republic

Raptors Republic needs your help to remain alive.

Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 3

Morning Coffee – Mon, Oct 3

Banton looking the park | Kolokolo too | This is pre-season, so don’t get excited, but you can get excited | Take the over on the Raptors win total

Raptors treat Edmonton crowd to a win in Preseason debut

Raptors treat Edmonton crowd to a win in Preseason debut

First game in Edmonton since 2008.

The Raptors are back – Raptors Reaction Podcast

The Raptors are back – Raptors Reaction Podcast

Samson Folk details the Raptors win over the Utah Jazz in the first pre-season game of the year from Edmonton.