Tag Archives: Toronto Raptors

2021 NBA Draft: Toronto Raptors

At the NBA Draft Lottery in June, the Toronto Raptors were most likely to end up with the 8th pick in the Draft. But then! Their number was drawn and they moved up to the 4th pick. It was very … Continue reading

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Season 26 of Raptors Basketball

A lot has changed since the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship, 18 months ago, and two million people packed the streets of downtown Toronto for a parade. Heck, just writing that sentence gives me the willies. By the … Continue reading

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Vinsanity

He is half man, half amazing. He is Air Canada. He is Vinsanity. He made us jump out of our seats, while he soared through the air. He put basketball on the map in Canada. He inspired a generation. His … Continue reading

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Kobe’s 81-Point Game

It has been one week since Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven of their friends, died in a helicopter crash. It is a tragedy that has shaped the beginning of this year, and decade, in a way none of … Continue reading

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Defending Champions

The Toronto Raptors are raising a championship banner and receiving rings tonight ahead of the first game of the NBA season. They’re doing this, of course, because they won the NBA championship in June. That’s a thing that happened. I … Continue reading

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Thank You, Kawhi

It’s okay. Take a deep breath. Don’t panic. There is no need to panic. At 1:54AM ET this morning, it was announced that Kawhi Leonard is joining the Los Angeles Clippers. About a minute later, we found out that Paul … Continue reading

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We The Champs

I’m speechless. There are moments in life that seem elusive. You dream of them, you look for them, you picture yourself in them, but you never get to live them. You chalk it up as something that might happen “someday” … Continue reading

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NBA Finals, Game 5: Too Much Talk

I don’t really feel like writing about this game. Not because the Raptors lost by one point and have to go back to Oakland for a Game 6, but because of all the chatter around it. It’s just been so … Continue reading

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NBA Finals, Game 4: It’s Happening

I’m just sitting here listening to “Everywhere” by Fleetwood Mac and pretending as if the Toronto Raptors being one win away from the NBA championship is a completely normal occurrence that I know how to deal with mentally, physically, and … Continue reading

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NBA Finals, Game 3: Shooters Shoot

I’m starting to accept the fact that I’m never going to fully comprehend the fact that the Toronto Raptors are in the NBA Finals. It’s like I’ve been sucked into a portal, but instead of being taken to Halloweentown, I’m … Continue reading

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