WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 08:  Head coach Dwane Casey of the Toronto Raptors looks on in the first half against the Washington Wizards at Verizon Center on January 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Raptors fall to the Timberwolves, 117-112

It was a game where both head coaches had a first hand look at the teams they formerly coached. Current Timberwolves head coach, Sam Mitchell, was the Raptors head coach from 2004 2008 (and earned NBA Coach of the Year honours in 2006-07), while Raptors head coach Dwane Casey was the Timberwolves head coach from […]

DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors) drives against Marcus Morris (Detroit Pistons). February 8, 2016 (via NBA.com)

Raptors win in the Motor City; defeat Pistons 103-89

The Toronto Raptors got off to a slow start in this tilt against the Detroit Pistons, scoring just 19 points in the first quarter. The Pistons held a 24-19 lead heading into the second quarter, but the Raptors rebounded and scored 30 points in the second quarter. This led to the Raptors holding a 49-43 […]

PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 02:  (R-L) DeMar DeRozan #10 and Norman Powell #24 of the Toronto Raptors look down court during the first half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 2, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Toronto prevails in Portland! Raptors claw past Trailblazers, 110-103

Portland has not been a hospitable city for the Toronto Raptors for quite sometime. This game was different, as the Raptors managed to earn their first win against the Trailblazers in Portland for the first time since December 22, 2006. The Raptors were resilient, despite a late push by the Blazers, and won the game […]

PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 02:  Patrick Patterson #54 of the Toronto Raptors high fives Bismack Biyombo #8 during the first half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 2, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Raptors rebound with a 104-97 road win over Suns

After a disappointing loss the night before, the Toronto Raptors rebounded with a 104-97 road win over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. The Raptors have now won twelve of their last thirteen games. It wasn’t pretty for the Raptors early in the first quarter. The Suns got out to a 7-0 start, and managed […]

at Verizon Center on January 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

Raptors fall to Nuggets 112-93, Toronto’s 11 game win streak snapped

The Toronto Raptors fell to the Denver Nuggets, on the first game of their six game road trip, by a final score of 112-93. This loss snapped the Raptors’ eleven game winning streak, a franchise record. Ironically, on the same day Raptors’ head coach Dwane Casey was named NBA Eastern Conference Coach of The Month […]

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The Toronto Raptors will once again honour the Canadian Armed Forces during their annual night of recognition, to be held this season on Wednesday March 2nd, 2016 at the Air Canada Centre when the Raptors face the Utah Jazz. Raptors season ticket holders are also able to donate tickets to Military members if they would […]

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 05:  Head Coach Dwane Casey of the Toronto Raptors shouts from the bench during an NBA game against the Golden State Warriors at the Air Canada Centre on December 05, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Raptors win 11 in a row, hang on to beat Pistons 111-107

The Toronto Raptors have extended their franchise best winning streak to eleven straight games, but it didn’t come easy. The Raptors built a 20 point lead in the 4th quarter, but Brandon Jennings, Stanley Johnson, Darrun Hillard, and Aron Baynes continued to grind for the Detroit Pistons and cut the lead to 4 points by […]

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 18:  Cory Joseph #6 of the Toronto Raptors brings the ball up looks on during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on December 18, 2015 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice:  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Raptors set franchise record 10 game win streak; get past Knicks 103-93

Ten was definitely the number of the night, winning a franchise record setting ten straight games, in a game where they won by a margin of ten points (103-93) and Jonas Valanciunas earned his tenth double-double of the season, on a night where DeMar DeRozan, uniform #10, was named as an NBA All-Star for the […]

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Congratulations, DeMar DeRozan! Named an NBA All-Star for Toronto 2016!

Raptors fans were anxiously waiting for the coaches selection announcement of the NBA All-Star Reserves for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game being hosted on home soil, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, for the first time in NBA history! DeMar DeRozan was selected as an NBA All-Star for the second time in his career (first time was 2014 […]

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 28:  DeMar DeRozan #10 of the Toronto Raptors reacts to a call by the referee during the NBA season opener against the Indiana Pacers at Air Canada Centre on October 28, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Raptors streaking: 9 straight wins, escape Lowry injury scare

The Toronto Raptors earned a 106-89 home win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night, and have now tied their franchise record of nine straight wins. The win marks their fifth straight home win on their current 7 game homestand. NBA All-Star Kyle Lowry led the way, scoring 29 points (including five made three-point field […]

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Raptors look to tie their franchise win streak set in 2001-2002 season

Tonight, the Toronto Raptors host the Washington Wizards, and the Raptors look to tie their franchise win streak, a record of nine straight wins. With the Toronto Raptors currently on an eight game winning streak, which is the second longest winning streak in franchise history, I thought I’d take a look at Raptors’ longest winning […]

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Congratulations, Kyle Lowry: NBA All-Star starter 2nd consecutive season!

The push by Toronto Raptors fans using ‘Kyle Lowry #NBAVote’ in the final week of NBA All-Star voting, helped make Kyle Lowry an NBA All-Star (and starter!) for the second consecutive season! After the third ballot return on January 14th, 2016, Kyle Lowry was in third place among Eastern Conference guards, trailing Cavaliers’ point guard, […]

at Verizon Center on January 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

Looking Ahead: Raptors home for 7 straight games

The Toronto Raptors are currently on a four game winning streak, most recently defeating the Orlando Magic, 106-103, in overtime during the NBA Global Games in London England. They have now returned home, and will play seven consecutive games at home to close out the month of January in 2016. Let’s take a look at […]

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 08:  Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors celebrates after hitting a three pointer against the Washington Wizards in the second half at Verizon Center on January 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Three in a row for Toronto – Behind the Numbers

Toronto Raptors will be participating in the NBA Global Games in London, England on Thursday January 14th, 2016 vs. the Orlando Magic. It will mark the third time that the Raptors have participated in an NBA game as a part of the NBA Global Games. The Raptors are heading into the game in London having played […]

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 09:  DeMar DeRozan #10 of the Toronto Raptors dribbles the ball during an NBA game against the San Antonio Spurs at the Air Canada Centre on December 09, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Vote DeRozan & Lowry to be starters for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto!

With the 2016 NBA All-Star Game being hosted in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the first time ever outside of the United States, and it being the home of the Toronto Raptors, it’s only right that Raptors fans make a voting push to get Kyle Lowry & DeMar DeRozan selected as Eastern Conference starters to represent ‘WeTheNorth’ […]

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