1. Grading Every Toronto Raptors Player Heading into 2015 NBA All-Star Break

    A 35-17 record and 14-game death grip on the Atlantic Division should be enough of a reason for fans of the Toronto Raptors to rejoice...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 3 months ago 8,649 reads 11 comments

  2. Kyle Lowry Finally Gets Recognition He Deserves, but Hardest Part Yet to Come

    Kyle Lowry 's ticket to New York City for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game had been signed, sealed and delivered for months...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 3 months ago 3,709 reads 7 comments

  3. DeMar DeRozan Wears Fan-Designed Kobe 9s for Raptors' 20th Anniversary Night

    Toronto Raptors wing DeMar DeRozan turned to the fans to design some custom Nike Kobe 9s for the team's remaining throwback nights, and he debuted the first pair Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks ...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 4 months ago 24,610 reads 19 comments

  4. Toronto Raptors' 2015 Trade Deadline Shopping List

    Despite losing five of their last six games, the Toronto Raptors shouldn't feel a sense of urgency to make any major moves before the NBA trade deadline on Feb. 19...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 4 months ago 13,065 reads 54 comments

  5. Toronto Raptors Power Rankings: Rating Every Player Near Season's Halfway Point

    A 24-10 record near the midway point of the 2014-15 NBA regular season is just where the Toronto Raptors want to be. They have a considerable 8.5 game lead in the Atlantic Division over the 16-19 Brooklyn Nets ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 4 months ago 6,697 reads 13 comments

  6. Toronto Raptors Might Need More Than DeMar DeRozan's Return to Compete for Title

    DeMar DeRozan 's impending return will help, but it's a mistake to think he'll single-handedly erase the defensive issues that have plagued the Toronto Raptors of late...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 months ago 6,703 reads 39 comments

  7. Toronto Raptors' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for January

    The Toronto Raptors enter January with a great deal of momentum after reeling off an impressive 11-4 record in December...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 4 months ago 6,135 reads 7 comments

  8. 5 Statistics That Are Defining the Toronto Raptors' Season so Far

    Everything's coming up roses in Raptor country as Toronto continues to hold down the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference over a quarter of a way through the regular season...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 5 months ago 7,372 reads 10 comments

  9. Should the Toronto Raptors Explore Trades for Amir Johnson?

    Mentioning the words "trade" and "Amir Johnson" in the same sentence evokes feelings of dread and despair in the hearts of Raptor fans...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 5 months ago 14,071 reads 59 comments

  10. DeMar DeRozan's Injury Will Test the Strength of the Toronto Raptors

    The 2014-2015 NBA season is still young. With nearly a quarter of games played, there are a number of exciting developments this year. The 13-4 Toronto Raptors are perhaps one of the biggest, at this point...

    Raphael Garcia Written by Raphael Garcia about 5 months ago 10,216 reads 12 comments

  11. Without DeMar DeRozan, Upstart Toronto Raptors Facing Toughest Test Yet

    If nothing else, surviving 20 years of nearly constant basketball famine makes you more thankful for the hard-fought feast...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 5 months ago 8,707 reads 26 comments

  12. Toronto Raptors vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Behind Kobe Bryant 's 20th-career triple-double, the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a four-game losing streak and defeated the Toronto Raptors, 129-122, in overtime Sunday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 17,200 reads 307 comments

  13. Toronto Raptors' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

    Riding the high of their most successful start to a season in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors can only hope that the month of December brings as much good fortune as November has...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 5 months ago 9,619 reads 24 comments

  14. Toronto Raptors' Most Startling Statistics of 2014-15 Season So Far

    In a basketball landscape that's placing more of an emphasis on analytics and statistics, it's becoming increasingly difficult to ignore numbers and the importance they play in building a quality team...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 6 months ago 8,420 reads 5 comments

  15. Finding Perfect Rotation for the Toronto Raptors

    With the kind of early-season success his Toronto Raptors are having, the last thing head coach Dwane Casey needs to worry about is a rotation that doesn't appear to need any major adjustments...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 6 months ago 8,721 reads 13 comments

  16. Raptors' DeMar DeRozan Pulls off Beautiful 360 Move, Finishes Tough Shot

    What Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan did against the Philadelphia 76ers in a 120-88 victory on Sunday night wasn't even fair. DeRozan drove to the basket on the baseline and created a shot by pulling off a beautiful 360...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 6 months ago 14,689 reads 24 comments

  17. The Good, Bad and Ugly from the Toronto Raptors' Early Season

    We've barely scratched the surface of the 2014-15 NBA regular season, yet the Toronto Raptors have found a way to run the gamut of emotions in such a short period of time...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 6 months ago 1,126 reads 2 comments

  18. Toronto Raptors Looking to Use Familiar Formula in Order to Take the Next Step

    MIAMI — If you were inside the Air Canada Centre on the fourth day of May, your ears took a beating from which it may have taken considerable time to recover...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 6 months ago 33,471 reads 86 comments

  19. Toronto Raptors Highlights to Get You Pumped Up for 2014-15 Season

    The 2013-14 season was everything fans of the Toronto Raptors could have wanted and more. Expectations were exceeded, young players emerged, and the rest of the basketball world ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 7 months ago 3,035 reads 4 comments

  20. FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014: Team USA Players Who Must Improve

    It’s a testament to the overall strength of Team USA basketball that a 21-point victory over Turkey is cause for alarm, but the red, white and blue were down by six in the middle of the third quarter...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 9,171 reads 1 comments

  21. Stint with Team USA Should Pay Major Dividends for DeMar DeRozan

    Being a part of the current 16-man roster for Team USA is just another feather in the cap of 25-year-old swingman DeMar DeRozan , who hopes to survive ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 9 months ago 5,936 reads 12 comments

  22. Early Predictions for Toronto Raptors' Starting Lineup Next Season

    With many of the upper-echelon teams in the Eastern Conference set to field new starting lineups for the 2014-15 regular season, the Toronto Raptors will buck the trend as they bring back their core five guys in their regular starter roles...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 9 months ago 17,511 reads 33 comments

  23. NBA Trends: Ex-Players Turned Coaches, Melo's Boxing, Playoff Playlists and More

    Let's say you're an 18-year NBA veteran, you made around $84 million from playing, but now you're out of the game—one year removed from retirement...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 12 months ago 32,383 reads 13 comments

  24. Exceeding Expectations: What We Learned from the Toronto Raptors This Season

    One basket is all that separated the Toronto Raptors from their first playoff series win since 2001. It's what kept 20,000 fans at the Air Canada Centre and another 10,000 outside ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 12 months ago 9,159 reads 7 comments

  25. Can Toronto Raptors Build on Feel-Good Season Despite Crushing Game 7 Loss?

    It almost had to end this way: Kyle Lowry , triggerman for four of the Toronto Raptors ’ previous six shots, barreling his way through the paint and into the waiting limbs ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 1 year ago 11,716 reads 42 comments