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Coach Casey?

Mark Stein is reporting that the Raps are looking to hire the assistant coach to the NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks - Dwane Casey. A defensive minded coach? I now stand and applaud. We will obviously have much more as things play out.

And That's Why It Is Called A Lottery.....

After spending the season looking forward to the lottery last night's event was a true downer for Raps fans.  In a draft of "2" the Toronto Raptors now pick 5th in the 2011 NBA Draft. Hope the R...

3 In the Key: Toronto Raptors Game Day Preview vs. 76ers

4 - 3 - 2 - 1! You got it, there are only four games left in what, for the most part, has been a miserable 2010-2011 regular season for your Toronto Raptors. A summer of hope, promise and positive...

3 In the Key: Raptors' Game Day Preview vs. Washington

With March Madness in full effect, tonight's match-up against the Washington Wizards may be the lowest watched Raptors game since they first came into the league. Nonetheless the game must be...

3 In The Key: Toronto Raptors Game Day Preview vs. Indiana Pacers

It's game number 65 in the 2010-2011 Toronto Raptors season and the opponent? The Indiana Pacers, the losers of 5 straight. It's a battle of titans. I have to admit that I am sick of the losing...

Tip-In: Calderon Has Exceptional Night and Carries Raptors to 96-90 Victory

Big win for the Raptors. Jose Calderon with a huge night.

3 In the Key: Toronto Raptors Game Day Preview vs. Blazers

Looking at the Raptors/Blazers match-up.

Sloan Out as Jazz Coach

It's being reported that Jerry Sloan is leaving the Jazz. Is this Raptors news? No, but this is a big story line in the NBA. It's the end of an era in Salt Lake.

3 In the Key: Raptors Game Day Preview vs. T-Wolves

3 In the Key: Raptors Game-day Preview vs. Timberwolves. Has this season reinforced a culture of losing?

Tip-In: Raptors Lose Another But Lessons Being Learned?

Looking to get a much needed with the Raps went into Indiana to match-up against a Pacers team with a new head coach. Unfortunately, the result was much the same as the past two weeks - another...

3 In The Key - Toronto Raptors Game Day Preview vs. Indiana

Looking at the Raptors and Pacers game. Time to fire someone?

3 In The Key: Toronto Raptors Game Day Preview vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Looking at the Bucks and Raptors match-ups. A battle of two different styles.

3 In The Key: Toronto Raptors Game Day Preview vs. Orlando Magic

Looking at another tough match-up for the Toronto Raptors - the Orlando Magic, and talking about a possible Alexis Ajinca acquisition.

3 In the Key: Toronto Raptors Game Day Preview vs. New Orleans

Looking at another tough match-up for the Toronto Raptors.

3 in the Key - Raptors' Game-Day Preview vs. Pistons

Taking a look at the Pistons/Raptors game and discussing the Pistons situation with Pistons Bad Boys

Tip-In: So Close...yet just another L

The Toronto Raptors lose a heartbreaker at home. Just another bump in the road of a long season.

Tip-In: Raptors Beat Sacramento But Nothing To Be Proud Of

Looking at the Raptors victory over the Kings. An offensive outburst but a defensive nightmare.

Raptors Rapid Recap: Sacramento 112 Toronto 118

- With most people focused on the NFL playoffs the Raptors matched-up against the Sacramento Kings and came away with a much needed W.  In a game that featured some great offense and no defense...

3 In the Key: Raptors' Game Day Preview vs. Boston

Looking at tonight's match-up between the Celtics and the Raptors.

All I Want For Christmas....

It's Christmas Eve. For RaptorsHQ that means sending our annual wish list to the jolly man from the North Pole.  Like in years past, there is a lot to wish for. First and foremost a Happy...

3 In The Key: Toronto Raptors Game Day Preview vs. New Jersey Nets

Previewing the Raptors and Nets game. A battle of titans!

Tip-In: Outmatched - Shorthanded Raps Lose to Superior Bulls Squad

The Raps lose to the Bulls - an expected result with Andrea Bargnani out with injury.

3 in the Key - Raptors' Game-Day Preview vs. The Nuggets

A look at tonight's Nuggets - Raptors game. Raptors fans know the pain Nuggest fans are feeling as rumour of Melo's impending departure swirl.....

3 In the Key - Raptors Game Day Preview vs. Lakers

Having lost their first two games on this West Coast swing the Raps now face the daunting task of trying to win at the Staples Center against the defending World Champions.Could make for a long...

Raptors Rapid Recap: New York 98 Toronto 93

- Not the start Raptors fans were looking for. The Raptors, despite clawing back into what looked like a blow-out early, fell just short in the home opener starting the season with a loss to...


Game Day Thread: Chicago Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors

   Chicago Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors October 19, 2010 Raptors NBA TV - 7:00 PM EST   Re-match between the Bulls and the Raps. Looking for a better rebounding performance and looking for some...


Game Day Thread - Toronto vs. Phoenix

    Toronto Raptors vs. Phoenix Suns October 6, 2010 TSN - 10:00 PM EST The pre-season kicks-off tonight as the Raps head to Vancouver to face BC's own Steve Nash and the Suns. Although it's...

Calderon Hurt - Stock Hits Rock Bottom

It is being reported that Jose Calderon has once again hurt his hamstring and won't be playing in the world championships. Odds of Calderon being dealt now? Tiny. Odds of his defense improving as a result? Less than tiny. Hamstring injuries are brutal one's that never quite seem to heal. It's really too bad this isn't a Charlotte Bobcats issue. It also brings up the often debated and never resolved issue of whether guys should be playing in this tournament even though they have multi-million dollar guaranteed contracts. Should guys be allowed to play for their countries when under contract in the NBA?

The Pile on Continues

After so much debate about the City of Toronto and the viability of the Raptors as an NBA destination, HQ favorite Hedo Turkoglu has joined into the fray. I have just one thing to say about this article - good riddance.

Colangelo on the FAN 590

The Legomaster made another appearance on the FAN 590 last night. Topics of discussion included Kleiza and the departure of CB4...err...CB1? Colangelo was rather forthcoming about Bosh's departure and the late season injury.

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