1. Toronto Raptors: Can the Raptors Make a Push into the Playoffs Next Season?

    Last season had its up and downs for the Toronto Raptors . They started off the season horribly. It seemed like Toronto might once again be one of the bottom-feeders of the Eastern Conference...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 1 year ago 3,574 reads 32 comments

  2. Toronto Raptors: Is Dwane Casey's Time Done in Toronto?

    Since the arrival of Rudy Gay to the Toronto Raptors , the team has had its share of ups and downs. They started off hot, winning seven out of their first nine games, and it seemed ...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 1 year ago 2,548 reads 74 comments

  3. Toronto Raptors: Why Trading Andrea Bargnani Might Not Be the Best Idea

    Andrea Bargnani has garnered a lot of attention this past week. Starting with his unwelcome return to the lineup, to the many trade rumors, Andrea Bargnani has had a pretty big chip on his shoulder this season...

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  4. Toronto Raptors: Grading Each Rookie After 1 Month

    The Toronto Raptors have had a horrible start to the season. It's easy to say that the Raptors could have had more than three wins...

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  5. Toronto Raptors: Why Kyle Lowry's Injury Should Not Be a Huge Concern

    On Tuesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder , Toronto Raptors PG Kyle Lowry fell awkwardly on his foot, spraining it in the second quarter. He left the game and would not return...

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  6. Toronto Raptors: Can John Lucas III Contend for the 6th Man of the Year Award?

    The Toronto Raptors have played two pre-season games so far. One ended in a win, while the other ended in a very close loss...

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  7. Toronto Raptors: Why Jonas Valanciunas' Injury Is Not as Serious as It May Seem

    Recent news has surfaced about Toronto Raptors rookie Jonas Valanciunas suffering a calf strain during a workout last week. The story was reported by CBS Sports , who quoted head coach Dwane Casey saying, "He felt something pop...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 2 years ago 2,435 reads 12 comments

  8. DeMar DeRozan and Terrence Ross Both Belong in Toronto Raptors' Future

    Ever since the drafting of Terrence Ross, some questions have been asked as to whether or not DeMar DeRozan should be part of the Toronto Raptors ' future. Ross and DeRozan play the same position, but both players have the size to play the 3...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 2 years ago 4,046 reads 26 comments

  9. Toronto Raptors: Bold Predicitions for Their Rookies in 2012-13 NBA Season

    The Toronto Raptors have been the laughingstock of the NBA for quite some time now, and in the past few years, the team has been in rebuilding mode...

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  10. Toronto Raptors: Can DeMar DeRozan Make the Next Leap Toward NBA Fame?

    DeMar DeRozan might be a household name if you are either an avid Raptors fan or you really enjoy watching All-Star weekend. For other people, he is just "that good dunker " who plays on the Toronto Raptors ...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 2 years ago 417 reads 36 comments

  11. Toronto Raptors: Why Kyle Lowry Can Become a Top 10 Point Guard in the NBA

    Kyle Lowry , now of the Toronto Raptors , has been an under-the-radar point guard for most of his NBA career. Up until last season, not many people knew much about him. After putting up near triple-double stats last season, that all changed...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 2 years ago 2,343 reads 9 comments

  12. Toronto Raptors: Why Andrea Bargnani Can Be an NBA All-Star

    No one would really classify Andrea Bargnani as an NBA All-Star game "snub," mainly because he never was in the running to be an all-star. Last season was his best bid, but injuries cut down his season...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 2 years ago 193 reads 24 comments

  13. Predicting Who Will Be the Best Player on Each Team During 2012-2013 NBA Season

    Last season I made an article similar to this, with most of the choices being correct. I will try to duplicate my success this year. Every NBA team has a player who excels above the rest during the season...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 2 years ago 627 reads 8 comments

  14. Toronto Raptors: Why They Can Make the Playoffs This Season

    The Eastern Conference has seen huge changes made this past offseason. Teams such as the Orlando Magic and Atlanta Hawks took steps back in order to rebuild and get rid of bad contracts, respectively...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 2 years ago 3,449 reads 124 comments

  15. Toronto Raptors: Predicting Stats for Every Player on the Team

    This season, the Toronto Raptors will look to make a statement. They have amped up the roster with some big acquisitions and a push for the playoffs is in sight...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 2 years ago 6,347 reads 65 comments

  16. Jonas Valanciunas: Grading the Toronto Raptors Center's First Olympic Game

    The moment so many Toronto Raptors fans were waiting for this summer is now over. Raptors fans were able to finally watch Jonas Valanciunas play on national television...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 2 years ago 9,976 reads 19 comments

  17. Toronto Raptors: What John Lucas III Brings to the Raptors

    Earlier this morning, ESPN reported that the Toronto Raptors have signed free agent John Lucas III from the Chicago Bulls . Contract terms have not yet been released...

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  18. Toronto Raptors: Projecting the Starting Lineup for Next Season

    This offseason can easily be called the biggest one in the history of the Toronto Raptors . Major and minor moves have headlined the offseason, including names such as Kyle Lowry, Landry Fields and Terrence Ross...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 2 years ago 11,589 reads 30 comments

  19. Toronto Raptors: Trade for Kyle Lowry Is Perfect Move for the Future

    On Thursday, the Toronto Raptors made another major move this offseason. This time, it was most likely a move that fans are very happy about as Houston Rockets point guard Kyle Lowry will now be joining the Toronto Raptors...

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  20. Toronto Raptors: Bryan Colangelo Proves He Is a Great GM by Killing Nash to NY

    On July 3, Bryan Colangelo made one of the smartest moves he could have for the Raptors by signing New York Knicks shooting guard Landry Fields to a three-year, $20 million contract...

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  21. Toronto Raptors 2012 NBA Draft: Terrence Ross and Co. Made for Good Draft

    On June 28th, the 2012 NBA draft was held at the Prudential Center in New Jersey. It was obvious that Anthony Davis would be the first pick, but after Davis, things were up in the air...

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  22. NBA Free Agents 2012: 6 Players the Toronto Raptors Should Target

    After the NBA playoffs are over, the NBA draft will happen, with free agency coming up next. The Toronto Raptors have approximately $13,745,906 to spend in free agency, depending ...

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  23. Toronto Raptors: Why Trading Up in Draft Is Now a Must

    The NBA Draft lottery was today, May 30th, 2012. The Raptors were projected to get the eight pick in the draft after losing a coin flip to the Golden State Warriors for the seventh pick...

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  24. Toronto Raptors: Would Fans Accept a Vince Carter Return?

    Vince Carter and the Toronto Raptors date all the way back to the late 1990s and the early 2000s. Those few years were easily some of the best in the history in the franchise...

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  25. Toronto Raptors: Grading the 2011-2012 Season

    The Toronto Raptors had a very successful season in many fans' eyes. They surpassed last season's win total by one in 16 fewer games, and that is a huge plus speaking for itself...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 2 years ago 2,256 reads 16 comments