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RAPTORS ANNOUNCE RESTART SCHEDULE FOR 2019-20 SEASON

The Toronto Raptors will restart the 2019-20 season Saturday, August 1 against the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced Friday. Under the competitive format for the restart, the 22 participating teams will have eight...

Raptors To Prepare For Resumption Of NBA Season

The Toronto Raptors announced Monday that they will prepare for a resumption to the 2019-20 NBA season in Fort Myers, Florida.  Select players and staff will depart from Toronto today. The Raptors will remain in...

A Statement From The Toronto Raptors

A roadmap for our return to NBA basketball is welcome news for our team, our fans, and our community. Source link

Official League Statment on Return To Play

NBA BOARD OF GOVERNORS APPROVES COMPETITIVE FORMAT TO RESTART 2019-20 SEASON WITH 22 TEAMS RETURNING TO PLAY NEW YORK, June 4, 2020 The NBA Board of Governors today approved a competitive format to restart the...

Raptors To Allow Limited Player Access At OVO Athletic Centre

The Toronto Raptors and MLSE, working closely with local government, infectious disease experts and public health authorities, will be facilitating limited access to OVO Athletic Centre for player workouts in line with league guidance....

The Greatest Raptors Regular Season Performances of All Time Tournament Final

FINALS VOTING - https://play.raptors.com/tb_app/450042 Two weeks, 32 contenders, 30 fan vote showdowns, and more grainy highlight reels than the second round of the NBA draft have led us here. A lot of Raptors have balled exceptionally...

Greatest Raps Performances of All Time – Final Four

The Greatest Individual Raptors Regular Season Performances of All-Time: The Final Four  By Sean Woodley & Raptors Digital Staff WAYNE EMBRY BRACKET VOTING - https://play.raptors.com/tb_app/449755 JOHN SAUNDERS BRACKET VOTING - https://play.raptors.com/tb_app/449743   It was always going to come down to the...

The Greatest Raptors Regular Season Performances of All-Time: The Elite Eight

WAYNE EMBRY BRACKET VOTING - https://play.raptors.com/tb_app/449755 JOHN SAUNDERS BRACKET VOTING - https://play.raptors.com/tb_app/449743 We’re well past the realm of pretenders now.  Welcome to the Elite Eight of the Greatest Raptors Regular Season Performances of All-Time Tournament -- the GRRSPoAT for...

The Greatest Raptors Regular Season Performances of All-Time: The Sweet 16

WAYNE EMBRY BRACKET VOTING - https://play.raptors.com/tb_app/449755 JOHN SAUNDERS BRACKET VOTING - https://play.raptors.com/tb_app/449743 And like that, the field has been chopped in half.  Welcome back to the only tournament worth caring about this March, as we carry on determining which...

Greatest Raptors Single-Game Performances of All-Time Bracket Challenge

JOHN SAUNDERS BRACKET VOTING - https://tradablebits.com/tb_app/449743 WAYNE EMBRY BRACKET VOTING - https://tradablebits.com/tb_app/449755 Raptors fans have been spoiled the last couple seasons. With a championship in 2019 and a deeply satisfying 64-game title defense clouding people’s minds, it’s easy...

While we wait for hoops, take some time to appreciate the defending champs

When the NBA season came to a halt Wednesday night, every team in the league had a story interrupted. For some, the theme of  2019-20 was rebuilding, the promise of some not so far...

Team Toronto Fund Created – Maple Leafs, Raptors, Blue Jays, TFC and Argonauts Team...

As COVID-19 has brought unforeseen challenges to the Toronto sports landscape and entire GTA community, Team Presidents Bill Manning of TFC and the Argonauts, Brendan Shanahan of the Maple Leafs, Masai Ujiri of the...

COVID-19 Update From Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors travel party underwent testing for COVID-19 on Wednesday evening, after learning that an opponent we had recently faced had acquired the virus. All of the members of the travel party who were...

Toronto Raptors Statement On Suspension Of The NBA Season

The safety of our players, staff, fans and the media who cover our team is paramount. While we are disappointed the NBA season has been suspended because of the COVID-19 global pandemic, we completely...

Powell Named As Eastern Conference Player of the Week

The National Basketball Association announced Monday that Norman Powell has been selected as Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Powell earns the honour for the first time in his career and becomes the 10th player...

My First Raps Memory: How a journeyman big became my first favourite player

Butch Carter broke my heart the night of my first live Raptors game.  From the second I opened the envelope holding the tickets on Christmas morning 1999, to the train ride downtown to watch Toronto...

Pascal Siakam’s ‘Poetic’ Rise Is Guided By His Family

At first glance, you can’t see it. The resemblance between brothers. They are both tall, both broad-shouldered, but then, being Toronto in mid-February, any closer familial tells in their frames are swallowed up by...

“You Can’t Always Win At Everything”: Tangerine Fan of the Game Nick Regis Brings...

One of the elements of the game Nick Regis tries to enforce with his young players at the Elmbank Community Centre in Rexdale is that losing is as much a part of basketball as...

My First Raps Memory: The Heart’s High-Water Mark

Much like my earliest memories, my Raptors fandom started abstractly. Growing up in Scarborough, with an older brother who was into skateboarding and baseball, my formative years were marked mostly by being on the...

Masai Ujiri announces GOA Youth Festival

KIGALI, RWANDA (February 20, 2020) – The first-ever Giants of Africa festival – a week-long celebration focused on youth, basketball, empowerment and education – is to be held in Kigali, Rwanda this summer. The...

NBA All-Star – Day 3: Leaning Into a New Format and Casual Exhaustion

Sunday started slow. Chalk that up to three-quarters (rough guess) of all the media in town taking a morning to sleep in. The temperature had climbed overnight and the wind, a Chicago mainstay, thankfully...

Lowry and Siakam in the Words of Their All-Star Contemporaries

'Embrace it'. Those were the first words of advice 15-time All-Star LeBron James offered to first time All-Star, and first-time All-Star starter, Pascal Siakam. James’s booth at All-Star Game Media Day was packed at least 5...

NBA All-Star – Day 2: The All-Stars Came Out and a Dunk Contest to...

We can cut right to the chase—the most exciting night of All-Star Weekend is All-Star Saturday Night. All players have arrived, the controlled chaos of All-Star Media Day (we’ll get to that) is out...

NBA All-Star – Day 1: Rising Stars and Falling Snow

Day one of NBA All-Star weekend started so cold there were tendrils of steam rising from the Chicago River, the limestone of downtown’s towering Gothic Revival buildings shifting to coral in the sun slowly...

Next Man Up: How The Raptors Built Character Through Generosity And Depth

An hour or so before tipoff in what would become the 14th straight win of the Raptors ongoing, historic streak, Nick Nurse was asked if, due to all this winning, he was short on...

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