This failed 360 dunk attempt by DeMar DeRozan last night could very well be viewed as a microcosm of the Raptors most recent, yet uncharacteristic, woes.
The Toronto Raptors are heading to the playoffs and don’t have to worry about the Brooklyn Nets catching them for the division lead, as they are 12 games back with fewer than 25 games remaining. But the Raptors recent play has created cause for concern, as they’re currently on a five-game losing streak and are […]
The Toronto Raptors headed to All-Star weekend with an impressive three game home stand with wins against the Los Angeles Clippers, the San Antonio Spurs and the Washington Wizards. Raptors fans also got to enjoy Sunday’s All-Star Game as Kyle Lowry was a starter for the Eastern Conference. The Raptors realize it’s time to focus […]
NBA All-Star Weekend is here and the stars are shining brightly! One of those stars is Houston Rockets’ guard James Harden who is having an MVP level season, and is arguably the front runner for the Maurice Podoloff Trophy so far in this 2014-15 season. Harden has been named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the […]
The 2014-15 NBA season has already included several milestones and accolades for the Toronto Raptors & Canadian born NBA players alike. Crown Royal Regal Apple & Hoop Heads North are celebrating & highlighting the fantastic seasons that both the Toronto Raptors’ point guard, Kyle Lowry, and the Minnesota Timberwolves’ forward, Andrew Wiggins, have had thus […]
The L.A. Clippers and Toronto Raptors meet at the Air Canada Centre Friday night as two teams desperate to get themselves back on track and closer to resembling the teams they appeared to be just a few short victories ago. After winning seven straight, the Clips have now dropped their last two and three of […]
The Toronto Raptors are an interesting group, as it’s fairly debatable that we don’t even know who they are yet. Despite making their way through a whopping 21 games without star swingman DeMar DeRozan, the Raptors are still far atop the Atlantic division and are in the lead for the East’s second overall seed. With […]
The recent success of the Toronto Raptors can be traced back to last season, when they traded away Rudy Gay and opted to play team basketball. That gave way to a return to the playoffs and a hot start to the 2014-15 NBA season. A DeMar DeRozan groin injury held them back a bit over […]
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is performing at an unbelievable level this season, and is at the top of the list for many when it comes to early season NBA Most Valuable Player discussions. He also helped the United States Senior Men’s Basketball team win the Gold Medal at the FIBA Basketball World […]
2014 was a memorable year for the Toronto Raptors highlighted by their 2014 NBA Playoff appearance & 7 game First round battle vs. the Brooklyn Nets. The Raptors took both the sweet taste of success & bitter taste of defeat and built on it for the 2014-15 NBA campaign. Toronto proceeded to rise to the […]
The Raptors continue a 6-game road swing over the holidays with their second game of the trip against the Clippers. It is a battle of two of the leagues best point guards with MVP candidate Chris Paul taking on Kyle Lowry, who leads the team with 20 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. It is […]
In our latest episode of the ‘Raps Talk’ podcast, we discuss the week that was for the Toronto Raptors and what’s ahead as the Raptors hit the road for the majority of the Holiday season. After going 3-4 in the 7 games immediately after & including the game when DeMar DeRozan suffered a torn groin […]
The Toronto Raptors have been able to hang on to first place in the Eastern Conference for a month even after losing an All Star in DeMar DeRozan, but they will embark on perhaps their most challenging road trip of the season without him starting in Chicago on Monday, December 22nd. The six game trip […]
Prior to last night’s loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan and Assistant Coach/Director of Sports Science, Alex McKechnie, spoke with the media for the first time since DeRozan tore his left adductor longus tendon (left groin tendon).
With the Toronto Raptors getting off to a hot start this 2014-15 NBA season, and more Canadian players than ever before making an impact with their respective teams across the Association, in partnership with Crown Royal’s newest flavoured whiskey, Regal Apple, it’s only right that we recognize some of the career best individual achievements through […]