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January 29, 2019

The Raptors played the Mavericks in Dallas last night, eking out a 123-120 win after an absolutely horrid third quarter that took the entire fourth from which to recover.

Here are my takeaways from that game:

1. Luka is the ROY

There should be no question about this anymo...

January 26, 2019

The Raptors travelled to Houston to play the Rockets, who have been looking particularly dangerous as of late, given the month that reigning league MVP James Harden has had.

The Raptors trailed for the entirety of the game, coming back late to eventually lose by two.

Her...

January 24, 2019

 Former NBA players, Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. (Picture from: https://www.opencourt-basketball.com

The parallels between the sports world and the music world are many, especially given the heavy involvement that musical artists, particularly rappers, have b...

January 22, 2019

   On Tuesday, the Raptors played the Sacramento Kings Kawhi-less, as they have been for the past few games, and beat them with ease. A big team victory helped to quell Marvin Bagley's double-double in Toronto.

Here are my takeaways from that game:

1. Bagley Might N...

January 20, 2019

The Raptors took on the Grizzlies in Toronto on the second night of a back-to-back, pulling ahead with a huge third quarter in which they outscored Memphis 45-14. The final score was 119-90, with the Raptors able to play their bench guys for most of the fourth quarter,...

January 18, 2019

   The Raptors struggled to defeat the lowly Suns in a game in which they were missing key players aplenty; OG Anunoby for personal reasons, Kawhi Leonard for rest, and Jonas Valanciunas for that lingering thumb injury.

   The game ended with a score of 111-109 in...

January 17, 2019

   The Raptors took on the team that many view to be their number one threat in the East, the Boston Celtics. They lost, as Kyrie took over late and the Raptors had no answer. 

   Here are my takeaways from that game:

1. The Raptors Needed WAY More out of...

January 15, 2019

   The Raptors played the Wizards in Washington D.C. for a Sunday matinée game, and it went much than most people had expected it to have gone. The Raptors took two overtimes to down the John Wall-less Wizards, and needed a huge performance out of Kawhi to do it....

January 12, 2019

   The Raptors saw the Nets in Toronto for their first OVO night of the season. While the Nets have been hot as of late, winning six of their last nine, the Raptors has a strong showing in this one, turning out a complete performance from start to finish.

   Here a...

January 9, 2019

   On Tuesday night, the Raptors played the Hawks in what was expected to be a rather easy game for them.

   

   However, whether due to the fact that they were playing their third game in four nights, a stronger-than-usual showing from the bottom-feeding Hawks...

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