Toronto Raptors

Stevens downplays rout of Raptors, eyes playoffs

Celtics coach Brad Stevens didn't bask in Friday's 122-100 rout of the Raptors, saying that the win "won't mean anything" come playoff time.

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1 hour ago, ESPN, Toronto Raptors

Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown Lead Celtics to 122-100 Blowout Win vs. Raptors

The Boston Celtics closed the third quarter on a 36-12 run en route to a dominant 122-100 win over the Toronto Raptors at ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Florida on Friday...

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2 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Highlights: Celtics record second straight blowout win, defeat Raptors 122-100

Looks like the Celtics are starting to like the longest road trip in team history. Two nights after beating the Nets by 34, the Celtics blew out potential 2nd round foe the Toronto Raptors. The Celtics took a 15 point lead into the half and then in the words of Tommy Heinsohn they stepped on their opponents...

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3 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Raptors slump on offense, lose to Celtics 122-100

Photo by Ashley Landis-Pool/Getty Images With a lid on the basket early, the Raptors never got around to solving the Celtics defense and lost their first seeding game. To the surprise of many, the Toronto Raptors have been one of the most consistently successful teams in the NBA this season. They...

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6 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics

Celtics send the Raptors to extinction with 122-100 blowout win

Photo by Ashley Landis-Pool/Getty Images The Celtics probably won’t catch Toronto for the second seed, but this does help shore up their position in third place and help them feel good about themselves. The Boston Celtics made a statement with their tight defense by choking the defending champion...

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7 hours ago, CelticsBlog, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors: Relive Vince Carter’s iconic dunk in bobblehead form

Twenty years ago (anyone else feeling old?), Vince Carter dropped an iconic dunk in the dunk contest. So Toronto Raptors fans are going to love this bobblehead. You know what? Let’s party like it’s 2000. When Vince Carter was on the Toronto Raptors and regularly putting opposing players on...

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8 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors

Game Thread: Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics

Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images The Raptors are the hottest team in the bubble and have locked down the second seed in the East. Still, tonight’s rivalry game comes with something to prove. Winners of all three seeding games so far, there’s no doubt the Toronto Raptors are the buzz of...

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10 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics

NBA Best Bet of the Day: Toronto Raptors clinch 2-seed vs. Boston Celtics

NBA Best Bet of the Day: Toronto Raptors clinch 2-seed vs. Boston Celtics

We are into the second week of the NBA’s restart and have been privy to some pretty awesome hoops. Friday’s NBA slate hopes to provide similar action as we’ve seen thus far in the bubble. Let’s focus on the most important game of the card—the Boston Celtics versus Toronto Raptors. BetMGM...

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11 hours ago, Hoops Hype, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

Boston Celtics: 3 keys to victory over the surging Toronto Raptors

Tonight, the Boston Celtics will be squaring off against the defending champion Toronto Raptors in what should be an extremely competitive exhibition. After putting out the fire that had apparently risen underneath the Brooklyn Nets’ impressive two-game win-streak, the Boston Celtics find themselves...

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11 hours ago, Hardwood Houdini, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors

3 reasons why it’s time to buy in on the Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors have been an unstoppable force in the Orlando bubble but it shouldn’t be a surprise. There are three reasons it’s time to buy in on them. Rarely in NBA history has a defending champion been given up on as quickly as the Toronto Raptors. After defeating the mighty (but...

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12 hours ago, Hoops Habit, Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors can clinch second seed with win over Boston Celtics

Tonight the Toronto Raptors can secure the second seed in the Eastern Conference against a hungry Boston Celtics Team. The second seed means a lot more this year than in past years. The drop off in competition between the 6th and 7th seed is enormous — currently the Sixers are 6th and Brooklyn...

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13 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics

Raptors' Patrick McCaw Leaves Bubble for Treatment on Benign Mass in Knee

Toronto Raptors forward Patrick McCaw has left the NBA campus to receive treatment on his knee. Per an official statement from the team, McCaw has a "benign mass on the ...

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14 hours ago, Bleacher Report, Toronto Raptors

That’s A Rap #99: Yes, we’re venting about the undefeated Raptors

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images The Raptors extended their 150+ day win streak, yet we still found things to complain about! In the latest episode, Jason and Dre discuss Nick Nurse’s snub, Siakam’s turnovers, and the bench’s underwhelming performance. BREAKING NEWS: The Raptors are undefeated...

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17 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors: Are the Raptors Legitimate Title Contenders?

With the Toronto Raptors already halfway through their seeding games with the NBA’s restart, the playoffs are set to begin on August 17th and fans can not wait any longer. The Toronto Raptors have shown they aren’t a team to mess around with during the regular season and even through their...

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18 hours ago, Raptors Rapture, Toronto Raptors

Report: Patrick McCaw to leave Bubble for treatment on injured knee

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images The Raptors will have to continue the season down a man, now that Patrick McCaw is set to leave the Bubble for treatment on his ailing knee. We joke about Patrick McCaw and his role with the Raptors, but this latest injury report is still a bummer. As announced...

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18 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

Raptors and Celtics look to restart rivalry: Preview, start time, and more

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports As two of the top teams in the East, every Raptors and Celtics game is an event. In the Bubble, tonight’s game could be an early second round playoff series preview. It’s an in-season match-up most hope to see as a playoff series. The Raptors and Boston Celtics have...

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21 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics

Quote & Analysis: Iwundu Stepping Up, Raptors’ Smothering Defense & More

QUOTE: “I think for the most part we were trying to stick with our game plan.

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1 day ago, Orlando Magic, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors

Are the Toronto Raptors primed for another NBA Finals run?

The Toronto Raptors have looked like the best team in the bubble This season, the Toronto Raptors have shown that they have the heart of a champion. Despite losing Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and knockdown shooter Danny Green to free agency, the Raptors have arguably gotten even better. After beating the...

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1 day ago, Sir Charles In Charge, Toronto Raptors

Orlando Magic Grades: Toronto Raptors 109, Orlando Magic 99

The Orlando Magic again found themselves down big after the first quarter and were unable to recover against one of the Eastern Conference’s best teams. It was another first quarter where the Orlando Magic’s opponent managed to double their points. A slow start for the Magic put them behind...

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1 day ago, Orlando Magic Daily, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors

Bubble vs. Reality: Doing the right thing with the Raptors during a pandemic

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images The Raptors have been leading the way when it comes to the optics of the Bubble restart. There are matters of basketball and social justice, but let’s not forget the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The Raptors moved to 3-0 in the Bubble last night, and have now won...

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

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