Deja Vu: Raptors beat the Knicks, 115-100

The Raptors didn't disappoint the home crowd in their 1st game at Air Canada Centre in 10 days, coming away with a 115-100 victory over the New York Knicks. This was the 2nd of a back-to-back/home & home set for the Raptors and Knicks. Toronto had 3 players with 20+ points in the game! Kyle […]


Raptors storm past Knicks at MSG, 95-83

The Raptors are rollin'! Toronto stormed back to beat the Knicks 95-83 at Madison Square Garden. With the win, the Raptors have completed their 4 game road trip; winning 3 of those 4 games. The Raptors dominated the 4th quarter outscoring the Knicks 29-12. Jonas Valanciunas & Kyle Lowry each had double-doubles, with 16 points […]

Victory, baby! Raptors beat the Mavericks on the road in OT

From heartbreak to jubilation! After losing their last game at home in overtime to the Charlotte Bobcats, the Toronto Raptors bounced back to beat the Dallas Mavericks in overtime, coming away with a scrappy 109-108 victory. The Raptors now improve their overall record to 10-14, and the win gives them a .500 record on the […]

Raptors going for 3 in a row

Having a full 3 days in between games means there's lots of time for preparation leading up to the Toronto Raptors' next game, which will be at home on Wednesday night versus the Charlotte Bobcats. The Raptors have won their last 2 games, which coincided with the new arrivals from the Sacramento Kings. Of the […]

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Gay, Gray, and Acy traded…What is the Raptors’ & Ujiri’s master plan?

Sunday marked a crazy day for the Toronto Raptors organization as a whole, as they traded Rudy Gay, Aaron Gray, and Quincy Acy to the Sacramento Kings for John Salmons, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, and Chuck Hayes. The deal was completed in the late afternoon/early evening, just hours before the Raptors were about to tip […]


It’s Gameday in Halifax! (Toronto Raptors 2013-14 Intra-Squad game)

It's finally here…GAMEDAY! The Toronto Raptors will be tipping off at noon (local)/11am ET today, Saturday October 5th, at the Halifax Metro Centre for the first Intra-Squad game of the 2013-14 season. Some media outlets were reporting that the Raptors Intra-Squad game was sold out, but as of late Friday afternoon we were able to […]

Tanking? Not in the Raptors’ lexicon

From the players' perspective the first practice of training camp was a good one, and the team's focus and objective is to WIN. Point blank. According to NBA TV Canada's Akil Augustine, there was a team meeting last night, and expectations were laid out by Coach Casey. Realistically it was just reinforcing the team objectives […]

2013-14 Toronto Raptors Media Day coverage (VIDEO)

A 'Talk is cheap' or 'Don't tell me, Show me' attitude seems to be the re-occuring theme among Toronto Raptors coaching staff, executives, and players when it comes to answering media questions regarding predictions about making the playoffs for this upcoming NBA season. The Raptors finished the 2012-13 NBA season with a 34-48 record, 4 […]


2016 NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto, Drake, and the Raptors’ future

by Ryan Aleong and Sean Francois: Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment and the Toronto Raptors made some significant announcements in the name of basketball in Canada. It is now official: NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver announced that the 2016 NBA All-Star Game had been awarded to the city of Toronto. It marks the first time […]


Bound 2…Halifax: 2013-14 Toronto Raptors Training Camp is on the way!

Atlantic Canada basketball fans: Do you have your tickets yet? The Toronto Raptors will be back in Halifax, Nova Scotia this year as a part of 2013 Training Camp, and will be holding another Intra-Squad game at the Halifax Metro Centre on Saturday October, 5th at 12pm/noon (Atlantic time) for the fans! "A voluntary donation […]


‘Raptors Shots’: Early 2013-14 pre-season edition

To help get you up to speed on the Toronto Raptors heading into the 2013-14 NBA season, here's HHN's early pre-season edition of 'Raptors Shots': Canadian Press: –Raptors waive Quentin Richardson, acquired in July Eric Koreen (National Post): –Raptors make trio of signings to open up battle for final roster spot Tim Chisholm: –The Raptors […]


Operation #PoundTheRock

Summer is over, and the National Basketball Association is almost officially back in session for the 2013-14 Toronto Raptors! That said, is there really ever an off-season for basketball? Scouting combines, Draft workouts, NBA Draft, NBA Summer League, individual player workouts & development…that's a season all on it's own! Hoop Heads North is picking up […]

Raptors lose to the Knicks again; marks 4th straight loss

After falling short to the New York Knicks at home on Friday night in a 99-94 loss, featuring the shootout between Carmelo Anthony & Alan Anderson, the Raptors followed up the next night with a disappointing effort. Travelling to Madison Square Garden for the 2nd game of the back-to-back home & away series, the Raptors […]


Lakers outlast the Raptors…where do the Raptors go from here?

The Toronto Raptors looked to make it 2 in a row on the road as they faced Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers, coming off a much needed win against the Phoenix Suns. Alas, the Raptors ended up with a feeling and result they have experienced far too often this season…heartbreak. They fell to […]


Raptors edge past Knicks, 100-98, and keep pushing for playoffs

Rudy Gay and Carmelo Anthony matched each other basket for basket in what first looked to be a high scoring game, tied 32-32 after the 1st quarter. Ironically, both Rudy & Carmelo ended the game with 32 points each (including 17 for Rudy in the 3rd quarter alone!), but in the dying moments the Raptors […]