Follow

©2018 by raptorsnation. Proudly created with Wix.com

November 8, 2018

Kobe Bryant and LeBron James (h/t: USA Today)

   There was once a time where high school basketball stars could forgo college for the NBA. That was more than a decade ago; 2005 and earlier, to be exact. This rule expedited the NBA debuts of legends like Kobe Bryant...

November 3, 2018

 Derrick Rose after scoring a career-high 50 points (h/t: USA Today)

   There are two sides to every story. I'm going to do my best to fairly represent both sides in the case of the extremely polarizing NBA star, Derrick Rose.

    Chicago, IL- It's April 2...

November 1, 2018

   The Toronto Raptors played the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday in a well-hyped matchup between what were touted as two of the Eastern Conference's best three teams. The Raptors won rather comfortably in the end after surviving a fourth quarter comeback attempt.

1....

October 28, 2018

(h/t: theglobeandmail.com)

   As the NBA's only existing franchise in Canada, the Toronto Raptors have a huge effect on Canada's new immigrants coming from all over the world.

   With Canada itself being a very immigration-friendly country, the largest cities within...

October 25, 2018

   At the beginning of the NBA season, everything was looking normal, the same as it has been the last few years or so, at least as far as scoring was concerned. 

   The first two nights of basketball action went by without an extraordinarily high-scoring...

October 24, 2018

   The Raptors annihilated the Charlotte Hornets by a score of 127-106, in what was largely touted as the battle between the two point guards who are currently the best at their position in the Eastern Conference. Here are my takeaways from the game:

1. O...

October 21, 2018

   The Raptors took down the Washington Wizards, 117-113, in what was a close contest from start to finish. Here are my takeaways from the four-point victory:

1. The Raptors Can Win Without Kawhi

   The big question coming in to this game was whether or not the Rapt...

October 19, 2018

   After the Raptors' confidence-inspiring win over heavy favourites, the Boston Celtics, I condensed all my thoughts in to three major takeaways from the game.

1. Pascal Siakam Might Just Be a Regular Starter

   After I predicted third-year power forward Pascal Sia...

October 16, 2018

   With the NBA season kicking off tomorrow, and the Raptors' first game being in just two short days, I felt it only appropriate to pick some players for awards usually given out at the end of the season to players throughout the league; for the purposes of this piece...

October 13, 2018

   At this point, you've already seen the game on Thursday night, which means you know that the Raptors thumped the Pelicans by 15 without playing a single one of Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Serge Ibaka, or Jonas Valanciunas. On the other hand, all of the P...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Basketball's Case for the Most Influential Sport in the World

March 15, 2019