Raptors Anunoby to miss Blazers game with eye contusion

The Toronto Raptors announced small OG Anunoby will miss the team’s Wednesday game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Anunoby suffered an eye contusion in the team’s last game against the Los Angeles Clippers when former teammates Kawhi Leonard inadvertently poked him in the eye whilst the two were jockeying for position. Anunoby saw an eye specialist in Los Angeles but no timetable has been given for his return. Through the 10 games, Anunoby is averaging 11.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists and 30 minutes per game.

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Patrick McCaw out several weeks

Toronto Raptors guard/forward Patrick McCaw , will be out for several weeks , according to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania. Raptors’ head coach Nick Nurse told The Athletic’s Eric Koreen that McCaw was seeing a specialist to further evaluate his knee. McCaw has appeared in just two of the team’s six games, averaging 4.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists in twenty minutes per contest.

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Toronto Raptors to bring back Dino jerseys

From their inaugural season in 1995 until 1998, the Toronto Raptors sported these purple jerseys that featured their large , at the time , dinosaur logo at the center of the uni. As the upcoming season will be their 25th ( it’s hard to believe it has been that long), they are bringing back the classic dino gamers for an as yet unspecified number of games. They made the announcement via a video on the team’s twitter account.

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“Raptors” Shox BB4 coming this month

This Shox BB4 is inspired by VInce Carter’s days with the Toronto Raptors. It features a white leather upper. Upon closer inspection there are graphics along the side that resembles the raptor claw marks. Running up the laces are black, purple and red stripes ( the Raptors color scheme during VC’s time there) which are also repeated on the heel. The double-lasted build features no visible midsole but at the heel is a silver moderator plate/heel cup with purple Shox columns. A mostly white midsole with a red concentric circle…

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Game 4 NBA Finals Recap

Toronto vs. Golden StateToronto leads Best-of-7 series 3 games to 1Next game: Monday, June 10, 9:00PM @TOR The Toronto Raptors have seized control of the NBA Finals and with their 105-92 Game 4 win are just one win away from the Larry O’Brien making its way to the 6. Kawhi Leonard came up big with 36 points, including 17 in the game’s final stanza. Top Performances Kawhi LeonardTOR @ GSW 36 12 2   5-9 3-pt Klay ThompsonGSW vs. TOR 28 3 2   6-10 3-pt Stephen CurryGSW vs. TOR 27 4 6    Serge IbakaTOR @…

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NBA Finals Game 4 Preview

The Toronto Raptors took a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals with their 123-109 victory in Game 3. They look to take a firm grip on the Finals with another win in Game 4 tonight. The Warriors are in a must-win situation. Klay Thompson returns to the Golden State lineup in Game 4 but it is unclear as to how effective he will be coming back from the strained hamstring suffered in Game 2. Today’s Game (all times EST)  Toronto Raptors  (58-24) Golden State Warriors  (57-25) 9:00p – ABC NBA Finals Snapshots Toronto vs.…

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2019 NBA Finals Game 3 Recap

Stephen Curry’s playoff career-high 47 points were not enough to power the short handed Golden State Warriors over the Toronto Raptors. Kawhi Leonard has 30 points , but Kyle Lowry chipped in with 23 points and 9 assists. Danny Green continued to shoot the basketball well, knocking down six threes for his 18 points, while Serge Ibaka channeled OKC Iblaka and came up with key blocked shots and made a critical and-one late in the game that completely put the game away. Top Performances Stephen CurryGSW vs. TOR 47 8…

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OG Anunoby listed as active for Game 2

Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby will be active for the first time in the playoffs. The forward has been out since the last game of the season on April 12 due to an emergency appendectomy.  His return could add even more teeth to a defense that seemed, at times ,to cause the Warriors some issues. In his 67 appearances over the course of the regular season, the second year small forward averaged 7.0 points, 2.9 rebounds 0.7 rebounds and 0.7 steals in 20.2 minutes per contest. 

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May 30, 2019 NBA Finals Recap

The Toronto Raptors, powered by Pascal Siakam’s 32 points, took Game 1 of the NBA Finals 118-109 over the Golden State Warrriors. Marc Gasol remembered how to score, putting in 20 points and 7 rebounds, while Kawhi Leonard had a subdued game, contributing 23 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. In a losing effort, Stephen Curry had 34 points, while Draymond Green recorded his fifth triple-double of the postseason, and his third consecutive such accomplishment. Top Performers Pascal SiakamTOR vs. GSW 32 8 5   14-17 fg Stephen CurryGSW @ TOR…

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