1. DeMar DeRozan and Ed Davis' Development Powers Toronto Raptors' Recent Surge

    The Raptors ' strong finish to 2012 was in big part thanks to two of the young players they have been counting on in Ed Davis and DeMar DeRozan ...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 3,045 reads 11 comments

  2. Terrence Ross Has Captured the Imagination of Toronto Raptors Fans

    Terrence Ross has captured the imagination of a lot of Toronto Raptors fans. The main reason is his ability to make the highlight reel on any given night...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 6,805 reads 40 comments

  3. Toronto Raptors' 2012 Offered More Hype Than Substance

    We look back on 2012 and see a lot of lofty expectations that never materialized for the Toronto Raptors . There was a much publicized pursuit of Steve Nash that ended in failure...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 4,928 reads 43 comments

  4. Andrea Bargnani: One of the 5 Softest Players in the NBA

    Andrea Bargnani is included in lists of the softest players in the NBA on a regular basis. Not exactly the way a former first overall pick in the NBA wants his legacy to be defined...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 11,931 reads 82 comments

  5. The Toronto Raptors' Latest Point Guard Controversy Is Set to Begin

    The Toronto Raptors ' latest point guard controversy should be about ready to begin, perhaps as soon as their game against the New Orleans Hornets . Toronto fans have seen this movie so many times before...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 4,833 reads 58 comments

  6. Does Kyle Lowry Have a Long-Term Future with the Toronto Raptors?

    When the Toronto Raptors made the trade for Kyle Lowry , they called him their point guard of the future. After making a big push to get Steve Nash and coming up short, they paid a high price to bring in Lowry...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 10,237 reads 75 comments

  7. Toronto Raptors' Recovery from Chris Bosh Loss Slower Than Cavs' from LeBron

    The Toronto Raptors are 51-122 since Chris Bosh left for the Miami Heat . The Cleveland Cavaliers are 45-128 since LeBron James took his talents to South Beach...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 2,948 reads 69 comments

  8. A Simple Theory of Why the Toronto Raptors Defense Has Regressed

    Sometimes, in a world full of stats and complex explanations to problems, the answer is a very basic one. This, for me, is the case with the Toronto Raptors inability to defend this season, after showing massive improvement last season...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 2,946 reads 30 comments

  9. 5 Trades the Toronto Raptors Should Consider

    That the Raptors need some kind of shake-up seems to be universally accepted at this point. There has been no indication that Bryan Colangelo is going to be dismissed. He also went on the record that Dwane Casey’s job is safe ...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 9,366 reads 134 comments

  10. Bryan Colangelo Admits the State of the Franchise Is an Embarrassment

    Bryan Colangelo states, what has been obvious to Raptors fans, that this season so far has been an embarrassment . He was scheduled to join the team in Los Angeles, on their current west coast trip that ends in Portland ...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 5,396 reads 64 comments

  11. Ed Davis Gives Weary Raptors Fans Something to Be Positive About

    There has been little to be positive about in terms of the Toronto Raptors , but Ed Davis might be the rare exception...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 149 reads 30 comments

  12. Who Is Most to Blame for Toronto Raptors' Slow Start?

    The Toronto Raptors have begun the NBA season with a very familiar 4-14 start, and it is time to start the blame game. The Raptors at the start of this season were talking about contending for a playoff spot...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 2,700 reads 34 comments

  13. 5 Reasons Rebuilt Raptors Are Falling Short of Preseason Expectations

    The Toronto Raptors were supposed to be one of the more improved teams in the NBA this season. We say goodbye to the first month of the NBA season and ask: what on earth happened? ...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about over 1 year ago 2,982 reads 16 comments

  14. Why Andrea Bargnani No Longer Fits the Raptors' Identity

    Andrea Bargnani has worn out his welcome with a lot of Raptors fans, but more importantly, he does not fit who Toronto is trying to be as a team. Dwane Casey came to Toronto and was brought in to make the Raptors' inept defense better...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 4,028 reads 102 comments

  15. Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan Is Turning Potential into Production

    DeMar DeRozan has finally started to take the word "potential" and is starting to change it to production for the Toronto Raptors ...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 433 reads 29 comments

  16. What Should the Toronto Raptors Expect in Return for Jose Calderon?

    What can the Raptors expect to get in return for Jose Calderon ? There has been lots of speculation that the Raptors would like to move him...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 3,520 reads 43 comments

  17. Breaking Down How the Toronto Raptors Can Survive Their Small Forward Crisis

    The Toronto Raptors already have some serious injury concerns at their small forward position early on in the NBA season. On Thursday afternoon, the Raptors announced that Landry Fields had surgery on his right elbow and is out indefinitely...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 2,361 reads 36 comments

  18. Is This Season the Last Chance for Toronto Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo?

    Is it too early to worry about your future if you’re Bryan Colangelo? It has been less than a great start to the season for the Toronto Raptors , and that is being kind...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 2,724 reads 23 comments

  19. Vince Carter Rumors Shows Legacy Continues to Haunt the Toronto Raptors

    Why can’t Toronto Raptors fans get over Vince Carter and move on? It just seems that Vince and the Raptors' relationship never seems to die. When it seems like it has, something will come up to spark the fire again...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 4,441 reads 33 comments

  20. 10 Things We Have Learned About the Toronto Raptors Early in the Season

    As early in the game as it may be, what have we learned about the Toronto Raptors so far? Some of the things we have learned are just reaffirming things we already knew about longtime players like Andrea Bargnani...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 2,018 reads 21 comments

  21. How DeMar DeRozan Can Live Up to His New Contract with the Toronto Raptors

    Can DeMar DeRozan ever do anything to prove he is worthy of the $38-40 million dollar contract he signed 30 minutes prior to the start of the season? Based on the general reaction right after this contract was signed, you would say no...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 517 reads 23 comments

  22. Can the Toronto Raptors Really Compete in the Atlantic Division?

    Can the Toronto Raptors be competitive in what most feel is the toughest division in the NBA ? There is a general consensus outside of Toronto that the Raptors are likely the team that will finish at the bottom of the Atlantic Division...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 2,327 reads 21 comments

  23. 5 Things People Are Talking About After the New-Look Raptors Debut

    There is a lot to talk about after the Raptors home opener against the Indiana Pacers . It was a very entertaining game from a neutral standpoint, coming down to a few plays down the stretch...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 2,897 reads 33 comments

  24. 15 Best Reasons to Anticipate the 2012-13 NBA Season

    The NBA regular season is almost here and there are likely 100, if not 1000, reasons to be excited about that. My task is to narrow that down to just 15...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 472 reads 4 comments

  25. Breaking Down What the Toronto Raptors' Rotation Should Look Like

    The Toronto Raptors are on the verge of opening their 18th season in the NBA. What will their rotation look like when they face the Pacers on Halloween? Head coach Dwane Casey ...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about almost 2 years ago 4,998 reads 34 comments