Blake Murphy
Raptors-76ers Series Preview: Two polar-opposite foes renew rivalry
Blake Murphy
It’s a rematch of 2019 and 2001 before it. It’s a contrast in vibes, and a bit of a contrast in basketball philosophy. Blake Murphy previews the first round series between the polar-opposite Raptors and 76ers.
Dangerous fit: Analyzing James Harden's immediate impact on 76ers
Blake Murphy
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
In the end, the Toronto Raptors opted to turn Goran Dragic’s expiring contract into a slightly cheaper veteran, bolstering the team’s depth without really addressing any of their core weaknesses, now or in the longer-term.
What trade options the Raptors should consider — and what ones they shouldn't
Blake Murphy
Raptors Trade Deadline Primer: Rules, assets, the Dragic factor and more
Blake Murphy
Ahead of the trade deadline, here's a look at the assets the Raptors have available to them, the rules regarding deals under the collective bargaining agreement and other areas of clarification people have asked about, recently or historically.
Persons of Interest: A look at the new emergency call-up Raptors
Blake Murphy
The Toronto Raptors have a few new faces that have been called up on an emergency basis as the club deals with COVID-19 ripping through the team, along with other injuries. Here's a little more on each new Raptor.
FIBA World Cup Qualifying primer: Explaining why it's important for Canada
Blake Murphy
Why Raptors waived Sam Dekker: Explaining the luxury tax implications
Blake Murphy
On Saturday, the Raptors waived Sam Dekker. Blake Murphy explains why Toronto opted to do this and the implications opting to waive the sparsely forward has on the team's luxury tax situation.