Teen charged in alleged Toronto Raptors ticket fraud: police

A teenager is facing a dozen charges related to what police describe as a fraud scheme involving Toronto Raptors tickets. City police say the alleged fraud was carried out between April and November 2017 on Twitter by a boy who was 17 at the time. They allege he reached out to Raptors fans through a […]

Kawhi Leonard doesn't directly mention Raptors in letter thanking Spurs

Kawhi Leonard released his first statement since the blockbuster trade that saw the Toronto Raptors land the star forward. Leonard, who submitted a letter to the San Antonio Express-News, thanked the Spurs organization, its fans and head coach Gregg Popovich. But the 27-year-old didn't mention the Raptors in the letter, writing only that he was […]

Kawhi Leonard trade: Lakers, Raptors and Spurs told of DISASTER move this summer

That’s according to Sporting News’ Sean Deveney, who claims the Spurs will happily entertain trade negotiations from the “desperate” Raptors. Shock reports emerged yesterday with Toronto suddenly becoming odds-on favourites among NBA teams to sign Leonard. It followed on from an article earlier in the week which suggested the Raptors had been generating “buzz” regarding […]

Silverados, Raptors and a 710 horsepower McLaren | Autoblog Podcast #542

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Former Cavs GM says LeBron James’ memory is so good he once helped the Raptors get their play straight

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Former Cavaliers general manager David Griffin shared some of his favorite stories about LeBron James during a recent appearance on “The Bill Simmons Podcast.” Griffin explained that during the 2017 postseason, James knew the Raptors’ plays so well that he once corrected his opponent on where he should be standing before one […]

Raptors fire head coach Dwane Casey

Dwane Casey has paid the price for the Toronto Raptors' second-round playoff exit. The most successful coach in Raptors history was fired Friday after Toronto was eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers for the third consecutive season. "After careful consideration, I have decided this is a very difficult but necessary step the franchise must take," team […]

For Raptors to move forward, they need to fire the best coach they've ever had

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri came into his season-end press conference fired up.  Never a man to act rashly, Ujiri repeatedly emphasized the need to evaluate everything before making any major franchise decisions.  "Going from last year to this year, we're happy with the jump we made," said Ujiri. "We are absolutely disappointed with the ending of the season."  On […]

LeBron James puts Raptors on brink of elimination with insane buzzer-beater

​For a brief moment Saturday night, thanks to a late three-pointer by rookie OG Anunoby, the Raptors got one hand out of the playoff hole they had dug themselves. Then LeBron James buried them. James, who had stepped up all evening, hit an off-balance buzzer-beater from 10 feet to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a nerve-jangling […]

Raptors look doomed to repeat history as James leads Cavaliers to convincing Game 2 win

The Toronto Raptors insisted it’s not over. They pointed out it’s the first team to win four games. But in a post-season that was supposed to be so different, on the heels of a heady regular-season that had shattered franchise records, the storyline Thursday night was way too familiar. LeBron James had 43 points and […]

Raptors vs. Cavaliers: In series of stars, 'Bench Mob' could turn the tide

The Raptors meet Cleveland in the NBA playoffs for the third consecutive year, beginning Tuesday in Toronto. Here are five keys to the series: Still the King So much of this series is about LeBron James. The four-time NBA MVP has averaged 30.9 points against Toronto in their last 12 meetings, and proved once again […]