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Toronto Raptors Trade Austin Daye to San Antonio Spurs for Nando De Colo
February 20th, 2014 at 4:12 PM
The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday afternoon that they have traded forward Austin Daye to the San Antonio Spurs for Nando De Colo.  The news of this trade was first reported by Yahoo Sports.  The Raptors weren't expected to be big buyers at the trade deadline and would only make a...

Will the Toronto Raptors Make a Move Before Today’s Trade Deadline?
February 20th, 2014 at 2:13 PM
With there only being one hour left before the NBA's trade deadline, the Toronto Raptors have yet to make a move.  The Raptors are currently third in the Eastern Conference with a 29-25 record and are seven games up on a playoff spot.  They have a good group of players,...

Tim Leiweke: “We’re not Afraid of the Luxury Tax at the Right Time”
January 14th, 2014 at 9:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Toronto FC made a huge splash on Monday, announcing the signing of English striker Jermain Defoe and United States International midfielder Michael Bradley.  Both players were coveted in the soccer world and ultimately decided to sign with the Toronto FC.  The amount of time, determination and money the organization...

Taking a Look at How the Toronto Raptors Constructed Their Current Roster
December 19th, 2013 at 2:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Toronto Raptors have made several front office moves over the last couple of years.  Whether it was blockbuster trades, free agency signings or draft picks, the Raptors have been heavily involved in re-constructing their team.  With only two out of 15 players having a tenure of longer than two...

Toronto Raptors Waive Point Guard D.J. Augustin
December 9th, 2013 at 6:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the seven-player deal involving Rudy Gay being official, the Raptors had to release one player as they were over the 15-man limit.  With there being a logjam at the point guard position, the team announced today that they have waived point guard D.J. Augustin.  Augustin struggled to get on...

Toronto Raptors Trade Rudy Gay to Sacramento Kings in Seven-Player Deal
December 8th, 2013 at 7:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to Yahoo Sports, the Toronto Raptors have finalized a deal with the Sacramento Kings.  In the trade, the Raptors would send Rudy Gay, Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray to the Kings for Greivis Vasquez, Chuck Hayes, John Salmons and Patrick Patterson.  There was a lot of talk surrounding the...

Toronto Raptors Waive Chris Wright, Carlos Morais
October 26th, 2013 at 9:44 PM
The Toronto Raptors announced Saturday that they have waived forward Chris Wright and guard Carlos Morais.  Wright played in five preseason games for the Raptors, registering 26 minutes of playing time.  He scored 10 points and added six rebounds in that time.  Morais played a total of 21 minutes in...

The Toronto Raptors are Ready for a Change, It’s Time to Be Great
October 3rd, 2013 at 2:43 PM
The Toronto Raptors are tired of being overlooked.  They want to be respected on and off the court.  Sure, part of the reason they don't get respected is their constant inability to make the playoffs, but it also has to do with being the only team outside the United States. ...

The Most Expendable Players on the Toronto Raptors
April 2nd, 2013 at 4:22 PM
In the midst of another disappointing season, Stefan Anderson brings us up to date on which Raptors need to be given the pink slip. ***PHOTO1***   John Lucas III ***PHOTO2*** I was a bit excited when the Raptors closed in on a multi-year deal for the former Chicago Bull last summer. He was coming off...

Atlanta Hawks Glide to 107-88 Win Over Toronto Raptors
March 28th, 2013 at 1:24 PM
Al Horford had a massive 26 point, 12 rebound double-double, while Jeff Teague added one of his own with 24 points and 13 assists, as the Atlanta Hawks bounced the Toronto Raptors 107-88 Wednesday night at the Air Canada Centre. ***PHOTO1*** Jonas Valanciunas scored 19, Rudy Gay had 15 and DeMar DeRozan...

Toronto Raptors at the Forefront of the NBA’s Analytical Revolution
March 19th, 2013 at 9:18 PM
The Toronto Raptors are leading the charge when it comes to utilizing analytics to help them improve their team. ***PHOTO1*** Zach Lowe of Grantland.com recently published an intriguing article (click here) discussing the use of a new type of revolutionary technology called SportVU, and it's surprisingly encircled around the Toronto Raptors. The reason...