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Raptors Promote Teresa Resch, Dan Tolzman

The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday the promotion of Teresa Resch to Vice President, Basketball Operations and Player Development and Dan Tolzman to Director, Player Personnel. Resch joined the Raptors in 2013. She will continue her responsibilities for off-court player development programs and as a liaison between basketball and team business operations. Resch has also played...
Via RealGM
51 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Play It Safe With New Uniforms

The Toronto Raptors have officially released the team's new uniforms for next season. They played it safe with a clean crisp image largely reminiscent of recent older designs. The 2015-16 uniforms should be well received. (photos of the uniforms are shown)
Via Pro Bball Report
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pro Bball Report Week In Review 08/03/15

On Pro Bball Report recently: NBA Free Agent Destination Toronto, Is Bruno Caboclo still 2 years away, Summer League standouts, Bismack Biyombo was Raptors first call, All-time starting 5s, the 35-year-olds, Cavs trade, NBA Schedule release date, Masai Ujiri in Africa and more.
Via Pro Bball Report
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Help From Drake, Toronto Raptors Unveil New Uniforms

In the midst of his Meek Mill beatdown OVO Fest performance last night, Drake strolled on stage wearing a brand-spanking-new Corey Joseph alternate Toronto Raptors jersey. A few minutes later,
Via Stack
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Drake Unveils New Raptors Uniforms at OVO Fest

A photo posted by Toronto Raptors (@raptors) on Aug 3, 2015 at 8:36pm PDT On the last night of OVO Fest, Drake officially unveiled the new Toronto Raptors uniform on stage. Sporting a No. 6 black and gold jersey while performing. Drake who also serves as the Raptors Global Ambassador worked with the Raptors on the new look they will sporting as they enter their 21st season...
Via Hooped Up
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Drake helps Toronto Raptors unveil new uniforms

With the help of Drake, the Toronto Raptors unveiled four new uniforms Monday night. “Raptors Global Ambassador Drake unveiled a Cory Joseph alternate black jersey with gold and white trim during his OVOFest concert tonight at Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Joseph, a native of the Toronto area who joined the club as a free agent in July, will wear number six to honour...
Via Sports-Glory
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Reveal New Uniforms via Drake’s OVO Fest

Hip Hop Artist and Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador Drake poses outside the Toronto Raptors locker room prior to the Raptors facing the Atlanta Hawks during their NBA game at the Air Canada Centre on October 29, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)   The Toronto Raptors will have a new look in 2015-16. Toronto unveiled their long-awaited new...
Via The Sports Journal
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Drake unveils new Raptors uniforms during Toronto concert

  Rapper Drake took the wraps off new uniforms for the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. The Grammy winner, who collaborated with the team on the new look, wore a black and gold version of the uniform while performing the finale of his OVO Fest concert in Toronto. Drake, the team's ''global ambassador.'' wore the No. 6 jersey of new Raptors guard Corey Joseph, who is from suburban...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Drake unveils new Raptors uniforms during a Toronto concert

TORONTO (AP) Rapper Drake took the wraps off new uniforms for the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. The Grammy winner, who collaborated with the team on the new look, wore a black and gold version of the uniform while performing the finale of his OVO Fest concert in Toronto. Drake, the team's ''global ambassador.'' wore the No. 6 jersey of new Raptors guard Corey Joseph, who is from...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

As the Toronto Raptors made themselves into a legitimate Eastern Conference contender for the upcoming season, they had a pretty solid last season as they made it into the playoffs before being defeated by the Washington Wizards. The Raptors have some of the best young talent in the association including Terrence Ross, DeMar DeRozan, and Kyle Lowry. Check out some of their best plays...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors 'have not entertained' trade offers for DeMar DeRozan

The Raptors had a disappointing 2015 season, one that ended with a somewhat embarrassing first round playoff sweep at the hands of Paul Pierce and the Washington Wizards.As the team looked to retool this summer, DeMar DeRozan's name was one that came up in trade rumors. Toronto made moves to improve what was the league's 23rd ranked defense, which included letting the reigning Sixth...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Masai Ujiri Calls In From Africa To Talk Hoops (Audio)

Toronto Raptors President and General Manager called in from South Africa to discuss what he has been up to and talk a bit about Bismack Biyombo.
Via Pro Bball Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Biyombo Was The First Free Agent Raptors GM Ujiri Called (audio)

Minutes after the July Moratorium ended Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri was on the phone to Bismack Biyombo. "It's quite a funny story," Biyombo said. "I have known Masai for a while and right after 12, it was like 12:03, I got a phone call from Masai, so I was asking myself, is he going to talk to me about the summer camps and stuff or is it just going to be about basketball?"
Via Pro Bball Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

This Year’s NBA Summer League Standout Players

It shouldn't surprise anyone that Toronto Raptors second round draft pick Norman is considered to be one of the standout players we should be keeping an eye on once the regular season starts.
Via Pro Bball Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Agree To Deal With Chuck Hayes

The Houston Rockets have agreed to a one-year deal at the veteran's minimum with Chucky Hayes. Hayes played for the Rockets between 2006 and 2011. Hayes was most recently with the Toronto Raptors.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Bruno Caboclo Still 2 Years Away From Being 2 Years Away?

At the end of the season it looked like the Toronto Raptors Bruno Caboclo was still 2 years away from being 2 years away, but even with this year's mediocre Summer League stats, it can be safely assumed at least one of those years is now behind him. The Raptors still don’t have any playing time for a raw developing prospect, but since the Raptors 905 does, Caboclo should be expected...
Via Pro Bball Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors hire Stackhouse, Kalamian, Greer as assistants

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Raptors hired Jerry Stackhouse, Rex Kalamian and Andy Greer as assistant coaches Wednesday, completing Dwayne Casey's staff. Stackhouse is coaching for the first time in the NBA. He played 18 years in the league. Kalamian joins the Raptors after six seasons with Oklahoma City, including the last two as lead assistant. Greer spent the past five seasons as...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Best All-Time NBA Atlantic Division Starting 5’s

Who has been the best starting unit for the Toronto Raptors over the past 20 years? There haven't been many over .500 seasons for Toronto, but the teams that did it, earned it and were fun to watch.
Via Pro Bball Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How The Toronto Raptors Became A Free Agent Destination

GM Masai Ujiri’s big free agent signing was, of course, the 60-win Atlanta Hawks starting small forward DeMarre Carroll and it happened fast. “I drooled at the mouth just to play alongside guys like Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan," Carroll said. "Those two All-Star guys, they bring a lot. It was really just deciding to be able to come to a winning program and to help this team...
Via Pro Bball Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicolas Batum Interested In Playing For Raptors

Nicolas Batum has interest in playing for the Toronto Raptors when he becomes an unrestricted free agent in 2016. Toronto is an international city that appeals to Batum. The Charlotte Hornets acquired Batum this offseason from the Portland Trail Blazers despite him entering his contract year. General manager Rich Cho and assistant general manager Chad Buchanan are familiar with Batum...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Don’t Raptors Fans Know Luis Scola Better?

The Toronto Raptors Luis Scola is 5-0 against Canada at the FIBA Americas tournaments and in 2009, he took away Canada's last and best chance at a medal in the final game. Argentina has been good for while, so it's been no disgrace for the Canadian side to lose to them, but still, you'd think someone would have remembered just how good Scola has been?
Via Pro Bball Report
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Confirm 17 Players Coming To Training Camp

The Toronto Raptors have officially signed undrafted free agents Ronald Roberts, Axel Toupane and Michale Kyser to bring their training camp roster to 17 players. It is believed that all three players have been signed to modest non-guaranteed deals.
Via Pro Bball Report
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Are Built To Go Big

The Toronto Raptors do have the option to go with a typical small ball lineup. However, a more interesting and potentially mind-boggling option for Raptors opponents would be to go bigger and play the same way. Lowry, DeRozan, Carroll, Patterson and Scola. Now that’s a lineup with size, smarts, rebounding and no player an opponent can cheat off on defense.
Via Pro Bball Report
12 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan Gets a Triple-Double at the Drew League

Toronto Raptors guard and Compton native DeMar DeRozan is always right at home playing in the Drew League and Sunday he had the line of the summer racking up 38 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. A video posted by Drew League (@drewleague) on Jul 22, 2015 at 12:57pm PDT The post DeMar DeRozan Gets a Triple-Double at the Drew League appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors add Luis Scola

It’s become evident that the Toronto Raptors have made a decision on their direction for the upcoming season.  The Raptors are looking to win and compete in an Eastern Conference that they likely believe they have a shot in.  It’s a fair thought.  The East is weak outside of powerhouse Cleveland, and it’s really anyone’s game after that. Luis Scola The Raptors added...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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