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This season will be a make or break year for DeRozan in Toronto. He is due for an extension and his agent will likely be looking for a large payday. If the Raptors don’t make the playoffs and DeRozan struggles, if he doesn’t find that magic chemistry with Lowry and the rest of the team, he may find himself wearing a new uniform this time next year.
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posted by Mike MasayaRaptors fans have a lot of questions coming into this 2012-13 NBA season and they deserve answers. After all the heat the Raptors front office took from the media and fans, was Jonas Valanciunas worth the 5th overall pick 2011? Although they are coming of another losing season, is the team finally adopting coach Dwane Casey’s “Pound The Rock” philosophy...
No bold predictions, no promises of reaching the playoffs. There is instead a quiet sense of optimism around the Toronto Raptors heading into the season.
A year after general manager Bryan Colangelo preached patience with a young, building team that was all about gaining experience, the Raptors made several key moves in the offseason in hopes of significantly improving the team...
Finally, the season is here. That also means the many power rankings that are put out by various sites and writers. One set of rankings that we pay most attention to is the ones on NBA.com.
Yesterday they posted their latest rankings and have the Toronto Raptors at No. 18. Not that bad if you ask [...]
Episode 29 of RAPS TALK (10.29.12) - It's the latest episode of our "preseason" podcast series. This week, Sean, U-E and I give our preview for this upcoming season for the Toronto Raptors, discuss our thoughts on the rookies (Valanciunas/Ross/Acy) and talk about our new segment "The Raptors Haha of the Week". We also introduce another one of our newest...
The Raptors 18th season kicks off on Wednesday night when they host the Indiana Pacers at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. After a roughly six month hiatus since their last meaningful (and I do use that term very loosely) action, and a pre-season showing that has taken expectations up a level or two, the anticipation for opening night is as high in Raptor Nation as it has been since...
After winning a playoff series for the first time in seven seasons, the Indiana Pacers want to take the next step.
Preseason predictions that the Toronto Raptors will suffer through a fifth straight losing season have them motivated to prove the naysayers wrong.
The Pacers won all three meetings with the Raptors in 2011-12, and they'll look to make it four straight in the series...