Blake Murphy
Why the Raptors' overall approach on defence is no longer working for this team
Blake Murphy
The Toronto Raptors have followed a very clear formula the last couple of seasons: Be the league’s best transition offence, cobble together an average halfcourt offence and leverage your top-end defence. But the latter part of that equation is not holding up its end of the bargain.
Raptors NBA Trade Deadline 2023 Primer: Rules, assets, future outlook and more
Blake Murphy
How successful have the Raptors really been at finding value in signings?
Blake Murphy
While the team has been a success for a decade under the stewardship of Masai Ujiri, free agency has rarely been a key part of that strategy. It’s been a successful part of the strategy even more rarely.
Raptors free agency primer: Cap sheet, assets, exceptions and the big picture
Blake Murphy
This document is intended as a reference you can come back to throughout the offseason. The hope is to create a knowledge base of the whys and hows of the months ahead.
Raptors-76ers Series Preview: Two polar-opposite foes renew rivalry
Blake Murphy
Dangerous fit: Analyzing James Harden's immediate impact on 76ers
Blake Murphy
James Harden took no time to prove to Philadelphia 76ers fans that he can be a good fit with his new team. Blake Murphy breaks down just how dangerous he can be.
10 NBA storylines to watch: Siakam, VanVleet chasing rare air
Blake Murphy
Shake off your malaise, get the last of your beach pictures up on Instagram, and lock back in. With the second half of the NBA season beginning on Thursday, these are 10 storylines to watch with the Toronto Raptors and Eastern Conference playoff race over the final 25 games.
Flexibility remains the key word as Raptors tweak for depth at deadline
Blake Murphy
What trade options the Raptors should consider — and what ones they shouldn't
Blake Murphy
Heading into the NBA's trade season, the Toronto Raptors have options they could pursue — and just as many they should avoid.