1. NBA: Power Ranking the Top 5 Draft Classes Ever

    The NBA Draft , where teams pick a young talent to see if they can pan out in the NBA. Some draft classes bring the great talents that we see in the NBA; other classes are unable to fulfill their promises...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about almost 3 years ago 46,118 reads 82 comments

  2. Toronto Raptors: Predicting the Upcoming Season's Starting Lineup

    The NBA is currently in a lockout, and if there were no NBA season (and it seems like there will not be one), the Raptors will benefit greatly...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about almost 3 years ago 5,328 reads 46 comments

  3. Jonas Valanciunas: Raptors Draft Pick Owning the U19 World Championships

    During the NBA lockout, most teams fans are sad that they might not see their team play during 2011-2012.. For the Toronto Raptors , the lockout is actually a positive thing no matter how gruesome it sounds...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 5,236 reads 36 comments

  4. NBA Draft 2011: Jonas Valanciunas To Join Toronto Raptors in 2012

    It is official. Following Thursday's 2011 NBA draft, Draft Express reports that Jonas Valanciunas will now join the Toronto Raptors for the 2012-2013 season. The fifth overall pick is very excited and ready to suit up in a Raptors uniform...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 3,548 reads 37 comments

  5. Toronto Raptors: Why Jonas Valanciunas Was the Best-Case Scenario for Toronto

    With the fifth pick in the 2011 NBA Draft , the Toronto Raptors are pleased to select...JONAS VALANCIUNAS of Lithuania...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 6,292 reads 35 comments

  6. NBA Draft 2011: Is Kenneth Faried the Key to SF for Toronto Raptors?

    The 2011 NBA Draft is coming up very soon, with many people wondering what this draft will turn out to become. It seems as if the consensus No. 1 pick in the draft is Kyrie Irving...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 2,073 reads 34 comments

  7. Toronto Raptors: All-Time Starting 5 Lineup

    The Toronto Raptors have only been in the NBA for about 16 years, and not many huge talents have come and stayed in Toronto, but they have come and gone...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 5,080 reads 45 comments

  8. NBA Trade Rumors: Why Toronto Will Not Trade DeMar DeRozan

    There has been some very huge speculation this afternoon that the Toronto Raptors and Minnesota Timberwolves are in trade talks. Toronto is apparently the top team in acquiring the No...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 8,279 reads 40 comments

  9. Shaquille O'Neal and Other Greats Who Will Make It into the NBA Hall of Fame

    Shaquille O'Neal retired earlier this week, and there is no doubt in anyone's mind that he will be elected to the NBA Hall of Fame...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 7,338 reads 17 comments

  10. Jay Triano out as Toronto Raptors Head Coach, Will Remain with Team Management

    All the news surrounding the NBA today is Miami beating Dallas last night and Shaquille O'Neal retiring. One thing all Toronto Raptors fans have to talk about now is Jay Triano getting ousted as the head coach in Toronto...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 707 reads 15 comments

  11. NBA Trade Rumors: Should the Toronto Raptors Part Ways with Andrea Bargnani?

    Andrea Bargnani trade rumors have been swirling and heating up. Many analysts are claiming trades between the Cavaliers , Timberwolves and even the Grizzlies are rumored due to ...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 4,723 reads 25 comments

  12. Toronto Raptors: Why Getting the 5th Pick Was Actually a Better Situation

    The Raptors dropped from what would have been the third overall pick in this year's draft to the fifth pick...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 3,778 reads 37 comments

  13. Toronto Raptors: Bryan Colangelo Signed to Multi-Year Contract

    Today, on Tuesday May 17, 2011, right before the draft lottery, which will be a huge deciding point in the Raptors future, the Toronto Raptors signed Bryan Colangelo to a multi-year contract extension...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 434 reads 12 comments

  14. Ed Davis: The Biggest Snub from the All-Rookie Team

    The All-NBA Rookie second and first teams were just announced today. There were some players you would expect on the list such as John Wall and Blake Griffin, but then you see names ...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 3,259 reads 15 comments

  15. NBA: Why and How DeMar DeRozan Can Be Toronto Raptors Future SF

    DeMar DeRozan is the current shooting guard for the Toronto Raptors, but the only problem with this is the word "shooting." DeRozan has been known to be a so-so shooter and is awful when it comes to shooting behind the arc...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 3,338 reads 29 comments

  16. Toronto Raptors: With the Right Offseason Moves, Playoffs Are in Sight

    As almost everyone knows, the Eastern Conference starts to get weak after the first five spots, which consists of the Miami Heat , Atlanta Hawks , Orlando Magic , Boston Celtics and most recently, the Chicago Bulls ...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about 3 years ago 5,990 reads 28 comments

  17. Toronto Raptors: 10 Bold Predictions for the Offseason

    The Raptors ended off the season on a bad note, but they entered the season with low expectations. At the beginning of the season, they seemed as if they would pass expectations, ...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 3 years ago 13,553 reads 36 comments

  18. Rick Adelman: Is This the Man with the Plan Who Could Help the Toronto Raptors?

    Most recently, Rick Adelman , former head coach of the Houston Rockets , was told that he would not be given another contract and his run with the team is over...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 3 years ago 3,482 reads 6 comments

  19. Toronto Raptors: Jarryd Bayless, DeMar DeRozan and Ed Davis Paying Dividends!

    The second half of this atrocious season has been filled with injuries to the main players on this raptors team. Jose Calderon was injured and Andrea Bargnani has a nagging foot injury bothering him...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 3 years ago 1,790 reads 17 comments

  20. Solomon Alabi: Jay Triano Should Consider Playing the Toronto Raptors Center

    Solomon Alabi was a second-round pick of the Toronto Raptors in the 2010 NBA Draft. The reason Alabi was picked so late was mainly because the team he played for, the Florida State Seminoles, was not a popular team like Duke or Kentucky...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 3 years ago 1,755 reads 15 comments

  21. Toronto Raptors and Greg Oden: Why They Should Go After Him Despite Injury Woes

    Greg Oden was picked with the first pick in the 2007 NBA draft, one year after the Raptors took Andrea Bargnani with the first pick...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 3 years ago 2,442 reads 29 comments

  22. Toronto Maple Leafs: Could James Reimer Take Home the Calder Trophy?

    Entering the NHL season, the Toronto Maple Leafs played their hearts out and got out to one of their best starts to the season in a long time...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 3 years ago 2,349 reads 57 comments

  23. Toronto Raptors: Why This Team Can Easily Become NBA Champions

    We all know the summer story about LeBron James going to Miami , how Amar'e Stoudemire went to the Knicks and last but not least, how Chris Bosh decided to go to the Heat as well...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 3 years ago 3,546 reads 114 comments

  24. NBA Draft: Monta Ellis and the Top Steal in Each Draft of the Past Decade

    In every draft, there is always at least one player who seems to go unnoticed and get picked either late in the first round or sometime in the second...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 3 years ago 5,010 reads 28 comments

  25. Toronto Raptors: Grading DeMar DeRozan's Second Season

    Demar Derozan was the ninth pick in the 2009 draft and came into Toronto with high expectations to fill the SG void the Raptors had...

    Patrick Yaghoobians Written by Patrick Yaghoobians about over 3 years ago 2,263 reads 26 comments