Crown Royal to Rename NASCAR Race After American Hero

In what has become an annual recognition, the Toronto Raptors have been honouring Canada’s bravest, military service men & women in the Canadian Armed Forces, with a special ‘Canadian Armed Forces Night’. The Raptors organization involves various members from the Canadian military throughout the evening; including tickets to the game, a chance to watch pre-game […]

Boston Celtics' Joel Anthony & Kelly Olynyk

Canada Basketball & NBA Q&A w/ Boston Celtics’ Kelly Olynyk & Joel Anthony

The Toronto Raptors clinched a playoff berth for the sixth time in franchise history on Friday night,  earning a 105-103 win over the visiting Boston Celtics. It’s been a long 6 years since the Raptors last playoff appearance, so to say that the Air Canada Centre was rocking would be an understatement! The Boston Celtics […]


Raptors outshone by Suns; Toronto loses at home: 121-113

The Toronto Raptors' usual defense was not on display in this game, giving up 121 points to the Phoenix Suns. In fact the Suns scored 37 points in the first quarter, and another 35 in the third. The Suns outrebounded the Raptors 45-26 in the game. The Suns committed 21 turnovers compared to only 11 […]


Toronto Raptors #FlightClub: 2013-14 #RapsKicks Edition

  As an Air Jordan & overall sneaker enthusiast, like many Raptors fans & NBA fans alike, I enjoy taking the time to engage in sneaker discussions at any time, in between pick up games at my weekly league run, with fellow collectors, on social media, at parties, you name it! Additionally, as a Toronto […]


DeRozan & Patterson clutch in Raptors win over Warriors: 104-98

This game was a litmus test in many ways, to see where this seemingly playoff bound Eastern Conference team stacks up against one of the most prolific high scoring & 3-point making teams, in the Golden State Warriors. Not to mention the manner in which the Raptors lost to the Warriors when they faced each […]


Triple OT heartbreak at the ACC: Raptors lose to the Wizards: 134-129

It was the longest elapsed game in Toronto Raptors history, taking 3 hours and 32 minutes to complete and in the end, the Washington Wizards left Air Canada Centre victorious with a 134-129 triple overtime victory over the Raptors. The Raptors' Terrence Ross suffered a sprained left ankle near the end of the second quarter […]

Review of Basketball Slot Game Slam Dunk

For sports fans, many online casinos feature different games that revolve around a sports theme. The games can be designed around a specific sport, competition or even famous players. While these games definitely appeal to those with an interest in sports, other people enjoy playing them as well and since such games are now available […]


A Night To Remember: Meeting the Legendary Julius Erving: Dr. J!

On NBA All-Star Saturday night, Crown’s Center Court NBA Influencers were treated to a second consecutive night of Crown Royal whiskey tastings. On Friday evening, the previous night, we were given the opportunity to learn about and sample Crown Royal Deluxe and Crown Royal XO, led by ‘Master of Whiskey’ Robert Sickler. On the Saturday […]


Raptors beat Cavaliers, 98-91; snap Cavs’ 6 game win streak

The Toronto Raptors marked their 15th anniversary of calling Air Canada Centre home, with a 98-91 win over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers; breaking the Cavs' six-game winning streak. Terrence Ross' jumpshot was falling, and on this night he led the Raptors in scoring with 20 points; while collecting 3 steals. Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan […]