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Raptors HQ Jun 24, 2015

Report: Raptors "Actively Exploring Trades" for Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, and Jonas Valanciunas

Report indicates that Masai Ujiri believes the Toronto Raptors core has peaked as currently constructed. According to a report by Joe Kotoch at Sheridan Hoops, the Toronto Raptors are actively exploring trades for three core players: Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, and Jonas Valanciunas. While the source of this report isn't blue chip, it does cite "several NBA executives" and would confirm what Masai Ujiri meant when he referred to the Raptors on Monday as "open for business". Kotoch's sources also mention that Ujiri believes that the Raptors core as it stands today has reached its peak, even...
Raptors HQ Jun 18, 2015

The Kansas City Royals All-Star Ballot Story Has Us Wondering: Will Raptors Fans Do The Same Next Season?

Bruno in the starting lineup for All-Star. I was reading about how the Kansas City Royals are currently slated to have eight (EIGHT!) players in the starting lineup of the All-Star game thanks to some very aggressive voting (and perhaps, some illegal means of ballot stuffing, whatever "illegal means for voting All-Stars" constitutes) from their fanbase and couldn't help but wonder: will Raptors fans do the same for their players next season with the game in Toronto? It is very possible. This year, there was a strong push from within to get Kyle Lowry to the All-Star game. He likely would...
Raptors HQ Jun 17, 2015

Raptors Player Review: All-Star Starter Kyle Lowry

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry had his best season as a pro in 2014-15, earning himself a spot in the Eastern Conference's all-star starting lineup. The city of Toronto fell in love with Kyle Lowry during the 2013-14 season, and apparently the feeling was mutual as the "bulldog" point guard signed a four-year contract to remain with the Raptors in the offseason. Teamed with DeMar DeRozan, many pegged the duo as the second-best backcourt in the NBA, behind only Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors. With DeRozan lost to injury in November, Lowry was given an...

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