1. What the Toronto Raptors' First 10 Games Will Prove About Their 2012-13 Season

    The Toronto Raptors have a challenging first 10 games of their NBA schedule. If they survive, it could go a long way in validating their 5-1 preseason performance to date...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 5,297 reads 57 comments

  2. What Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas Will Prove About Andrea Bargnani

    Jonas Valanciunas is likely to once and for all establish the legacy of Andrea Bargnani one way or the other...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 6,566 reads 66 comments

  3. The 5 Most Overrated Toronto Raptors of All Time

    Who do you consider the most overrated Toronto Raptors of all-time? There are no right or wrong answers in a list like this. Just because someone makes this list doesn’t mean they are hated or busts...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 10,058 reads 68 comments

  4. Kyle Lowry Effect Is Ready to Launch for the Toronto Raptors

    Kyle Lowry will make his long-awaited debut for the Toronto Raptors against the Wizards Wednesday. This should be a game-changer for the “new-look” Raptors on both ends of the floor...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 162 reads 18 comments

  5. Early Preseason Grades for Each of the Toronto Raptors' Rookies

    How have the three newest Toronto Raptors done in their first taste of NBA competition? The Toronto Raptors through those three games are 2-1 in the preseason...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 179 reads 26 comments

  6. One Burning Question Facing Each of the Toronto Raptors in 2012-13

    Let’s take a look at one major question that needs to be answered individually for all of the key members of your 2012-13 Toronto Raptors ...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 3,628 reads 11 comments

  7. NBA 2K13: Breaking Down How Accurately It Reflects the Toronto Raptors

    There are some exceptions and issues but compared to the past, the Toronto Raptors look like the improved team they are in reality in NBA 2K13 ...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 16,682 reads 11 comments

  8. NHL Lockout Is an Opportunity Knocking for the Toronto Raptors

    The NHL lockout is a second chance for the Raptors to cash in on expanding their brand in Canada. The Raptors failed in spectacular fashion the last time this opportunity was handed to them...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 2,289 reads 15 comments

  9. Does It Help or Hurt the Toronto Raptors Playing International Squads?

    The Raptors will open preseason on Monday, and they will do it against a team that is not in the NBA . The Raptors will once again take on an international team for the first time since 2008...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 2,340 reads 9 comments

  10. Toronto Raptors: 6 Most Critical Goals for Training Camp

    The Toronto Raptors are now in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the start of training camp. They have a lot of choices and things to get accomplished...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 3,441 reads 19 comments

  11. Why Jonas Valanciunas Has Toronto Raptors Fans Pumped for 2012-13 Season

    The Raptor fan base has done a complete 180 degree turn on Jonas Valanciunas from draft night in 2011. The booing has turned to cheers of anticipation for the big Lithuanian’s debut in the NBA ...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 5,181 reads 44 comments

  12. Do the Toronto Raptors Have More Point Guard Depth Than Any Other NBA Team?

    The Toronto Raptors made it clear from the start of the offseason that they were determined to improve their team at the point guard position. The result of that effort makes them one of the deeper teams at the position in the NBA ...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 2,917 reads 15 comments

  13. Is a Playoff Return the Only Way Toronto Raptors' Season Can Be a Success?

    The word "playoffs" is being used in reference to the Toronto Raptors a lot these days. Honestly, the buzz from fans and media has me almost wanting to bust off in a Jim Mora playoffs rant...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 2,643 reads 34 comments

  14. The Top 5 Most Amazing Dunkers in Raptors History

    Just who would you rank as the top five Raptor dunkers of all time? Some of the names are obvious. A couple may be a surprise. Here is a sad a fact: the Raptors have made the playoffs just five times...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 4,944 reads 26 comments

  15. How New Ownership Will Affect the Toronto Raptors

    The Toronto Raptors ' ownership over the summer had a shake-up just like their roster. There is one major reason this should have an impact on their future. It can be summed up in one word: ratings...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 4,138 reads 13 comments

  16. DeMar DeRozan and Andrea Bargnani Remain Critical to Toronto Raptors' Success

    DeMar DeRozan and Andrea Bargnani are still the keys to any success for Toronto this season. The Raptors have had a successful offseason to some degree, but this still remains the case...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 4,204 reads 32 comments

  17. Why Toronto Raptors Can't Pair Jose Calderon with Kyle Lowry for Long

    The Toronto Raptors , barring a trade from out of left field, will start the season with Jose Calderon as the back up to Kyle Lowry . In a perfect world, it is an excellent combination...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 3,183 reads 43 comments

  18. Ranking Kyle Lowry Among the Raptors' Top 5 All-Time Point Guards

    Let us take a look at the top five point guards in Raptors history, and what Kyle Lowry can learn from them. Lowry is expected to win or already have the starting point guard job in Toronto...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 1,954 reads 21 comments

  19. Can the Toronto Raptors Build a Rivalry That Lasts?

    When you think of the Raptors who are their rivals? It is a vital missing piece to the Raptors franchise identity. Maybe this young new group can find a lasting rival...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 4,031 reads 32 comments

  20. Raptors' Reality After Swinging Big for Steve Nash and Coming Up Empty

    Steve Nash was plan A for the Raptors . So now, they face the reality of life without Canada's most famous basketball player. The Raptors had such big plans for this offseason...

    James Borbath Written by James Borbath about 2 years ago 3,682 reads 41 comments