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Raptors waive Shamorie Ponds.

The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have waived guard Shamorie Ponds. Source link

Toronto Raptors Receive First-Ever NBA Team of the Year Award

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2020 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the NBA Team Sales & Marketing Awards at the league’s annual NBA Sales & Marketing Meeting in Miami.  All 30 teams were invited...

My First Raps Memory: In An Instant Nothing Was the Same

Whenever I'm asked about how I became a basketball fan I’m never really sure of the appropriate answer. The truth is I can’t remember ever not being a fan. It’s difficult to recall a...

Closer to full strength: Powell and Siakam make their return

While Norman Powell had been sidelined with a shoulder injury over the past three weeks, he remained active on the sidelines. If you were to watch him during a timeout of a Raptors game, decked out in dress...

Statements by Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment after the passing of David Stern.

The following statements were released by Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment after the passing of David Stern.  Larry Tanenbaum, Chairman, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment and NBA Governor: “Canadians will not forget that it was David...

A Beacon Of Hope: Why Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Gives Back

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson was running as fast as he could and unsurprising to anyone reading this now, he was out in front of the rest of his friends.  He was 12 and doing what kids do,...

Christmas Can’t Come Soon Enough

He’s soared above the rim, hit game-changing threes and crisscrossed the continent through the Raptors’ first 30 games of the season, but when it comes to the holidays, Terence Davis Jr. is just like...

Lowry Leads Historic Comeback | Toronto Raptors

As Rondae Hollis-Jefferson slowly got dressed at his locker stall on Sunday evening, he looked over at the throng of reporters waiting for Kyle Lowry and he laughed. The Raptors’ small forward leaned back...

Twenty-five years in, the game has changed

The Shot had (finally) fallen and Toronto, Canada and the basketball world at large was collectively losing its mind. My phone lit up, almost instantly.  That’s not uncommon. When what would turn out to be...

Nurse holds court at Open House

As his Q&A with 600 local basketball coaches marched past the 30-minute mark, one coach in the crowd asked Nick Nurse if he still had time to talk.  “Yeah, sure. I’ve got all day,” Nurse...

Back in Toronto, it’s all love for Kawhi

It was one thing to see the love fest that engulfed Kawhi Leonard in the wake of the Raptors’ first-ever NBA title in June. It was another thing to live it. Royce Lando knew for...

Nick Nurse Named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month

The National Basketball Association announced Monday that Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse was named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month for games played in October and November. This marks the second time Nurse...

Bet On Rockford: How Fred VanVleet is Revitalizing Basketball Back Home

Impact is a fluid concoction of tangibles and intangibles, both on the basketball court and off of it, and there’s no one who epitomizes the term more than Fred VanVleet. To this point...

Mirror, Mirror: The Raptors’ Reflection in Film

            The Toronto Raptors are a group of guys bursting with not only remarkably unique talent on the court, but also distinct personalities off of it.             What follows is the entirety...

Love and Basketball: An Origin Story

            I was 15 years old when a dread-headed Chris Bosh sealed Source link

Siakam Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

The National Basketball Association announced Monday that Pascal Siakam has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Nov. 4-10. Siakam earns the honour for the second time in his career...

Raptors Injury Update | Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors provided the following injury updates on Saturday: Kyle Lowry sustained a fracture of the distal phalanx of his left thumb in the first quarter of Friday’s game at New Orleans. Lowry will...

McCaw Injury Update | Toronto Raptors

After a short period of experiencing discomfort in his left knee, Patrick McCaw underwent arthroscopic surgery Wednesday to determine and correct the issue. A benign mass on the back of the knee was removed. The procedure was performed...

Raptors Promote Alex McKechnie | Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday they have promoted Alex McKechnie to Vice President, Player Health and Performance and signed him to a contract extension. McKechnie joined the Raptors in 2011 to oversees all athletic...

One Ring to Rule Them All: On the Raptors’ Unforgettable Season Opener

For one night, it was there—all of it—emanating from tribute and hype videos, radiating from the grins and tears of the players, and encapsulated by the boisterous vitality of a fan base hungry to...

Raptors Sign Pascal Siakam to Contract Extension

The Toronto Raptors announced Monday that forward Pascal Siakam has signed a multi-year contract extension. Per team policy, financial terms of the deals were not disclosed. “Pascal has been relentless in everything he has achieved,”...

Raptors Sign Morgan | Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have signed guard Matt Morgan. Per team policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Morgan, 6-foot-2, 174 pounds, averaged 20.5 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 32.5...

Raptors Sign Kyle Lowry to Contract Extension

The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday they have signed guard Kyle Lowry to a contract extension. Per team policy, financial terms of the deals were not disclosed. “Kyle has been at the heart of every successful...

Raptors Exercise Team Option on Anunoby

The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they have exercised the fourth-year team option on the rookie scale contract of forward OG Anunoby. He is now signed through the 2020-21 season. Per team policy, financial terms...

Raptors Announce Training Camp Roster

The Toronto Raptors announced Friday their 2019 training camp roster. The Raptors’ roster currently stands at the maximum of 20 players. The team will hold a media day in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 28...

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