Tag: Toronto Raptors

Celtics Roster & Starting Lineup vs. Raptors; Latest on Marcus Smart

Getty Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart The Boston Celtics head into Wednesday night’s crucial Eastern Conference matchup against the Toronto Raptors with a few injury question marks. There have been some positives on the team’s roster outlook ahead of the matchup, but the status of both Marcus Smart and Aron Baynes remains up in the […]

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Raptors vs. Celtics: Odds, Betting Line & Prediction

Getty Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart and Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard The featured NBA games on Wednesday night offer two star-studded matchups, with the early one between the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics. These two teams are (somewhat) close in the Eastern Conference standings, although Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors have a clear edge […]

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The Raptors Survived Bradley Beal’s 43-Point Triple-Double To Win In Double Overtime

” credit=”Getty Image” credit_src=” When the Wizards were down to the Raptors 61-50 at halftime it felt like the game was already over. Washington looked horrible and at one point was down 51-28 early in the second quarter. Bradley Beal, the Wizards best healthy player, had 10 points on 14 shots. It was just that […]

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Report: Raptors signing Patrick McCaw

The NBA is reportedly investigating the Cavaliers signing Patrick McCaw to an offer sheet the Warriors didn’t match then waiving him a short time later. Meanwhile, McCaw is getting on with his career. Shams Charania of The Athletic: Sources: Pat McCaw plans to sign one-year, $786K veteran’s minimum deal with the Toronto Raptors. McCaw has […]

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The Bucks Used Kawhi Leonard’s Laugh To Celebrate A Raptors Turnover

Kawhi Leonard isn’t exactly known for being an open book. The Toronto Raptors star is a pretty quiet guy who shies away from the spotlight, and even on the court, he’s never been someone who shows a ton of emotion. That’s why when Leonard laughed at his introductory press conference with the Raptors, everyone was […]

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Kawhi Leonard’s Mom Shut Down A Heckler During Her Son’s Return To San Antonio

Getty Image Kawhi Leonard made his return to San Antonio Thursday night for the first time as a Toronto Raptor, and it did not go particularly well. Leonard was heartily booed any time he touched the ball — whether it was before the game, during introductions, or after the ball was tipped — with fans […]

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Kawhi Leonard And The Strange Phenomenon Of NBA Stars Getting Booed For Requesting A Trade

Getty Image Fandom is a funny thing. Sports are one of the few places on earth where people legitimately have no idea what is going to happen on a given night. They’re the one subject in which we’re allowed to turn off most of the more rational parts of our brains and let loose. The […]

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VOTE: Are Raptors or Spurs Winning Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan Trade?

Getty Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard The Toronto Raptors took a big risk by swinging a deal with the San Antonio Spurs for All-NBA forward Kawhi Leonard this past offseason. While Leonard made it known he wanted out of San Antonio, the Raptors traded All-Star guard DeMar DeRozan, among other pieces, to acquire him. In […]

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DeMar DeRozan Posted His First Career Triple-Double In A Revenge Win Over The Raptors

Getty Image Kawhi Leonard was the headliner on Thursday evening, as the All-NBA forward returned to San Antonio for the first time in a different uniform. There was plenty of pomp and circumstance, including some highly anticipated pre-game booing, and the duo of Leonard and Danny Green even received the customary tribute video that you […]

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The Spurs Paid Tribute To Kawhi Leonard And Danny Green With A Pre-Game Video

San Antonio Spurs The San Antonio Spurs played host to the Toronto Raptors on Thursday evening and, with a battle between two playoff-caliber teams, there would have been interest under the most normal of circumstances. However, the contest marked the return of both Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to San Antonio for the first time […]

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Spurs Fans Let Kawhi Leonard Hear It In His Return To San Antonio

Getty Image For a player who is known for his ultra-quiet demeanor, Kawhi Leonard’s departure from San Antonio was rather controversial. The All-NBA forward missed all but nine games last season due to an injury and made it clear that he did not see a long-term future with the Spurs, which led to his trade […]

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Raptors Roster & Lineup Lacks Depth vs. Spurs With Kyle Lowry Injury

Getty Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry The storyline of Thursday night’s NBA matchup between the Toronto Raptors and San Antonio Spurs will focus on Kawhi Leonard squaring off against his former team. And that will likely carry over into the game and remain a hot-button topic, especially considering the Raptors will be shorthanded. While Leonard […]

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Kawhi Leonard Set A New Career High In A Dominant Performance Against The Jazz

Getty Image Because Kawhi Leonard has only appeared in 30 of his team’s 39 games this season, the Toronto Raptors star isn’t often mentioned in discussions centering on the NBA MVP chase. Still, the two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year is enjoying a very impressive season in Toronto and, on Tuesday, Leonard put together […]

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Jazz PG Dante Exum Expected to Make Second Start Against Raptors

Getty Dante Exum dribbles past Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz. Ricky Rubio will miss his second game in a row tonight after taking this brutal hit in the Jazz’s loss against the Sixers last week: It’s an understandable blow for the Jazz to lose their starting point guard for any amount of time–especially as they […]

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