1. Best Bargain-Bin 2014 Free-Agency Options for Toronto Raptors

    The Toronto Raptors don't need to hit it out of the park as they fill their final few roster spots, but with so many bargain-bin free agents still available, there's always a chance ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 3 days ago 11,090 reads 29 comments

  2. Ranking Philadelphia 76ers' Most Believable 2014 NBA Free Agency Rumors

    The Philadelphia 76ers have a king's ransom in cap space to throw at free agents, per ESPN.com, but the chances of general manager Sam Hinkie splurging on the open market this summer are extremely small...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 8 days ago 15,235 reads 35 comments

  3. What Offseason Moves Are Next for Toronto Raptors with NBA Draft Complete?

    The Toronto Raptors ' bewildering 2014 NBA draft night could be a precursor to one wild and crazy offseason for general manager Masai Ujiri and Company. Selecting little-known Brazilian player Bruno Caboclo with the No...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 13 days ago 6,578 reads 10 comments

  4. Toronto Raptors' 2014 NBA Draft Big Board

    With the No. 20, 37 and 59 picks in the 2014 NBA draft, the Toronto Raptors will have a lot to work with as they select from one of the deepest classes in recent memory on June 26...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 18 days ago 8,255 reads 19 comments

  5. Draft Day Trades Toronto Raptors Should Consider

    Even with the No. 20 pick in a relatively deep 2014 NBA draft class, general manager Masai Ujiri of the Toronto Raptors won't sit idly by and let the festivities on June 26 ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 23 days ago 14,672 reads 49 comments

  6. Is Sam Mitchell the Right Coaching Choice for the Minnesota Timberwolves?

    Toronto Raptor fans know better than anyone what kind of head coach Sam Mitchell can be. The Minnesota Timberwolves may be next in line to experience his vehement coaching style and vocal sideline tactics...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 1 month ago 1,575 reads 2 comments

  7. Jonas Valanciunas' Checklist for Training with Hakeem Olajuwon This Summer

    When you're a young center in the NBA and an opportunity arises to work one-on-one with one of the greatest low-post threats in league history, you take it and milk it for all it's worth...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 1 month ago 2,632 reads 1 comments

  8. Why Dwane Casey Turned Out to Be Right Coach for Toronto Raptors After All

    Head coach Dwane Casey of the Toronto Raptors led the team to a 48-34 record, the second Atlantic Division title in franchise history and the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference in 2013-14...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 1 month ago 6,760 reads 8 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 8,993 reads 7 comments

  10. What Has Happened to Toronto Raptors' Terrence Ross During NBA Playoffs?

    The bright lights of the NBA postseason are blinding 23-year-old guard Terrence Ross , whose struggles in four games against the Brooklyn Nets are a major cause for concern...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 2 months ago 3,198 reads 4 comments

  11. Jonas Valanciunas Will Be Toronto Raptors' Playoff X-Factor

    There is no bigger X-factor for the Toronto Raptors in the 2014 NBA playoffs than Jonas Valanciunas . For a 21-year-old in just his second year in the NBA, the pressure of having to put up big numbers in the postseason could be overwhelming...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 3 months ago 1,544 reads 4 comments

  12. Final Regular-Season Grades for Every Toronto Raptors Player

    A No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference, home-court advantage in the NBA playoffs and a franchise-record 48 victories caps off what has been the most surprising regular season the Toronto Raptors have ever had...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 3 months ago 1,153 reads 3 comments

  13. 3 Areas the Toronto Raptors Must Improve for the NBA Playoffs

    As much success as the Toronto Raptors have had during the 2013-14 regular season, they'll still be entering the NBA playoffs with a few glaring weaknesses that could cause some serious problems...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 3 months ago 1,174 reads 2 comments

  14. Postseason Matchup Wish List for the Toronto Raptors

    Being in the enviable position of having clinched a berth in the 2014 NBA playoffs, the Toronto Raptors must brace themselves for a number of potential postseason matchups in the opening round...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 3 months ago 4,580 reads 13 comments

  15. Building the Ideal Playoff Rotation for the Toronto Raptors

    Since the core of the roster has zero postseason experience under its belt together, an ideal playoff rotation for the Toronto Raptors will have to be created from scratch. There's literally nothing to go on from years past...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 3 months ago 5,171 reads 32 comments

  16. Power Ranking Every Key Toronto Raptors Player Before Season's End

    The finish line to one of the more improbable seasons in franchise history is just over the horizon for the Toronto Raptors ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 4 months ago 3,594 reads 19 comments

  17. Which Toronto Raptors Player Has the Most Upside Right Now?

    With a team chock full of players in their early-to-mid-20s, it's easy to look up and down the roster of the Toronto Raptors and find a handful guys with tremendous upside and untapped potential...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 4 months ago 2,125 reads 8 comments

  18. Grading Dwane Casey's Season for the Toronto Raptors So Far

    Credit for the seemingly improbable 33-26 record of the Toronto Raptors falls mainly on the players, but head coach Dwane Casey deserves just as big a pat on the back as anyone for the way they've performed this season...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 4 months ago 8,346 reads 37 comments

  19. 5 Players Who Must Step Up for Toronto Raptors in Remaining Games

    With the Toronto Raptors in prime position to end their five-year playoff drought, the last thing they can afford to do is take their foot off the gas and allow themselves to fall drastically in the standings...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 4 months ago 7,390 reads 18 comments

  20. Post-2014 NBA All-Star Predictions for the Toronto Raptors

    Fifty-four games down and 28 more to go. If you squint your eyes and look out over the horizon, you'll notice a red-and-white strand of tape that signifies the finish line for each and every regular season for the Toronto Raptors ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 5 months ago 5,057 reads 6 comments

  21. San Antonio Spurs vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Live Score and Analysis

    Final Score: San Antonio Spurs 111, Portland Trail Blazers 109 It was the Patty Mills show at the Moda Center on Wednesday night, scoring 29 points off the bench as the San ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 5 months ago 3,486 reads 6 comments

  22. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Game Grades and Analysis

    After trailing by 10 points at halftime, the Oklahoma City Thunder (42-12) rallied behind a 13-point third quarter by Reggie Jackson and a monster scoring game by Kevin Durant ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 5 months ago 3,015 reads 52 comments

  23. Grading Every Key Toronto Raptors Player Heading into NBA All-Star Break

    The up-and-down roller coaster that is the Toronto Raptors ' 2013-14 season is just about ready to level out as NBA All-Star Weekend soon approaches...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 5 months ago 6,947 reads 12 comments

  24. Dallas Mavericks vs. Boston Celtics: Live Score and Analysis

    Final Score: Dallas Mavericks 102, Boston Celtics 91 It wasn't the prettiest game you've ever seen, but in the end, the Dallas Mavericks (31-21) won their fifth-straight ...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 5 months ago 2,212 reads 4 comments

  25. Miami Heat vs. Utah Jazz: Live Score and Analysis

    Final Score: Utah Jazz 94, Miami Heat 89 Upset alert! Marvin Williams led all scorers with 23 points as the Utah Jazz (17-33) shocked the defending NBA champion Miami Heat (35-14) at the EnergySolutions Arena on Saturday night...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 5 months ago 12,812 reads 72 comments