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Raptors HQ Feb 24, 2017
Hope Springs Eternal as Raptors host Celtics: Preview, Start Time and More

Hope Springs Eternal as Raptors host Celtics: Preview, Start Time and More

After a rough patch before the All-Star break, the Raptors have new faces and health on their side as they take on Boston. After losing 11 of their 16 games before All-Star Weekend, the Toronto Raptors have a great opportunity to hit the reset button in the season’s home stretch. A win over Charlotte last Wednesday showed some signs of emotional life, but even more promising is the new-look team that takes the court tonight. Serge Ibaka is here, Patrick Patterson is (finally) healthy, and P.J. Tucker is on the way. The Raptors finally have a ten-man rotation void of rookies and uneven...
Toronto Sun Feb 23, 2017
Toronto Raptors' Patrick Patterson makes his Oscar predictions

Toronto Raptors' Patrick Patterson makes his Oscar predictions

When the Toronto Raptors square off against the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday night, power forward – and avowed movie buff – Patrick Patterson is going to have someone near the bench filling him in on the Oscars.
Raptors HQ Feb 23, 2017
Bringing Up Bebe Week 18: Turbulent Trade Talk

Bringing Up Bebe Week 18: Turbulent Trade Talk

Was Lucas Nogueira ever in trade talks? It’s a moot point now. I never believed the Raptors would actually trade Lucas Nogueira before this afternoon’s deadline. That’s the truth. Could I see the team relying on him in the playoff crunch? After the trades for Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker, no, probably not. If Bebe were to come into a post-season game, it would be for a modest spell, or to power those Kyle Lowry plus bench lineups the Raptors love to roll out. Down the stretch, it would be Patrick Patterson and Ibaka in the front court. We know this. That doesn’t make the trade talk...
Raptors HQ Feb 21, 2017
Raptors Power Rankings Week 17: Short Week, Short Take

Raptors Power Rankings Week 17: Short Week, Short Take

The Raptors come out of the All-Star break with some off-court momentum. Will it translate back onto the court? The long All-Star break for the Raptors is a good thing. The team as a whole needed the rest, they also needed some time to get Patrick Patterson healthy, and they of course needed time to acclimate Serge Ibaka to Toronto. The Power Rankings, coming to you a day late (because I too needed a break), reflect the shortness of this week. We’ve got a mere two entries to get to, and a lot of hope sitting in wait. How were the Raptors assessed this week? Let’s take a look. First up,...
Raptors HQ Feb 21, 2017
Numbers Game: Get Ready for the Serge Ibaka Experience

Numbers Game: Get Ready for the Serge Ibaka Experience

With the Raptors managing to acquire one of their dream targets at power forward, just how well will Ibaka fit into the team? So, the Raptors got their man. But what does Serge Ibaka bring to the team? Let’s take a look. First off, what does the team need from a power forward? All indications, based on their success with Patrick Patterson, are that the first and foremost skill that matters on the offensive end is shooting — if the power forward can space the floor, DeMar DeRozan and Jonas Valanciunas can do real damage inside. Three Point Shooting Can Ibaka shoot? He sure can. On the...
numberFire Feb 15, 2017

Patrick Patterson (knee) questionable as Raptors prepare for Charlotte

Toronto Raptors forward/center Patrick Patterson (knee) is questionable to play Wednesday versus the Charlotte Hornets. What It Means: Patterson has missed five straight games, so it would be odd for the Raptors to play him tonight just before the All-Star break. His minimal fantasy value was put to rest with the arrival of Serge Ibaka. Patterson's -0.7 nERD is tied for third-worst on the Raptors this season. His 27.3 minutes per game are fourth-most on the team, but that will change with Ibaka in the rotation. Source: Rotoworld.com
numberFire Feb 13, 2017

Toronto's Jakob Poeltl draws his third career start on Sunday

Toronto Raptors power forward Jakob Poeltl made the third start of his rookie season on Sunday, racking up 5 points, 4 rebounds and 1 steal in 20 minutes of action. What It Means: The Raptors were without Patrick Patterson (knee) in this one, and Poeltl saw healthy playing time while Pascal Siakam and Jared Sullinger, who are typically ahead of him in the rotation, did not play (coach's decision). Toronto has lost 10 of their last 14 games, so they may continue to experiment with their rotation as we head into the All-Star break. Poeltl finished fourth among Raptors players...
numberFire Feb 8, 2017

Raptors will be without Patrick Patterson (knee) again versus Minnesota

Toronto Raptors forward/center Patrick Patterson (knee) will not play against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. What It Means: This will be the third consecutive missed game for Patterson. Lucas Nogueira is a recommended short-term add and DFS option. Nogueira comes with a $4,100 price tag on FanDuel Wednesday night, and our models expect him to record 6.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.1 steals and 2.0 blocks in 24.8 minutes versus Minnesota. Source: Rotoworld.com
numberFire Feb 6, 2017

Pascal Siakam listed as Raptors' starter on Monday night

Toronto Raptors power forward Pascal Siakam is being listed as the starter for Monday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. What It Means: Patrick Patterson (knee) won't play, and Siakam is in line for another starting nod after getting the call last time. Despite the extra opportunity, Lucas Nogueira remains the preferred fantasy option. numberFire's models project Nogueira for 6.7 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 2.2 blocks in 25.6 minutes on Monday night. Source: Rotoworld.com
Raptors HQ Feb 6, 2017
Raptors Power Rankings Week 15: Toronto Slunks Out

Raptors Power Rankings Week 15: Toronto Slunks Out

How are the Raptors doing this week? Don’t ask. Where do we begin this week in our reflection of the Raptors’ power status? Should we start on the absence of DeMar DeRozan or the lack of Patrick Patterson? Maybe we should touch on the slow deterioration of Cory Joseph’s mindstate? How about the overworking of Kyle Lowry? What about the fact that in the four games the Raps played this week they managed a scoring margin of -3? Or we could just go blunt: the Raptors have slid into fourth place in the East. All of this continues to portend something.... uh, not great. The Raptors...
New York Post Feb 5, 2017
Raptors star offers lessons as ‘Hamilton’ actress botches ‘O Canada’

Raptors star offers lessons as ‘Hamilton’ actress botches ‘O Canada’

The Raptors have won just three of their last 11 games, with two of those victories coming at the expense of the Nets. They managed Sunday’s cakewalk without DeMar DeRozan and Patrick Patterson, and with Kyle Lowry suffering with flu-like symptoms. About the only thing they had to complain about was the anthem. Amber Iman,...
numberFire Feb 5, 2017

Patrick Patterson ruled out for Raptors on Sunday

Toronto Raptors forward Patrick Patterson (knee) will not play on Sunday against the Brooklyn Nets. What It Means: Patterson's left knee has been an issue for a while and against the Nets, it's not surprising to see him sit out after only going through a partial practice on Saturday. Lucas Nogueira should pick up the most minutes at power forward, but Pascal Siakam, Jared Sullinger and DeMarre Carroll could all see time at the four on Sunday. Our models expect Nogueira to be the best value on Sunday with 7.2 points, 7.3 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 1.1 steals and 2.8 blocks against...
Toronto Sun Feb 3, 2017
Raptors' Patrick Patterson leaves Magic game with injured knee

Raptors' Patrick Patterson leaves Magic game with injured knee

When DeMar DeRozan and Patrick Patterson were in Toronto's lineup for last Sunday's game against the Magic, the Raptors appeared to finally be healthy. For the first time all year, the entire 15-man lineup was good to go.
Raptors HQ Feb 1, 2017
Who was the Raptors’ third best player in January?

Who was the Raptors’ third best player in January?

The numbers go all over the place on this one. We know with certainty that Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan are the two best and most important players on the Raptors. Their respective games are not perfect, but it’s fair to say the gains Toronto has made over the years have been made in parallel with the rise of that duo. The question hanging over the Raptors continues to be: who is this team’s third best player? The answer to this question for most of the season has been Patrick Patterson, he of 7.3 points, 5.6 rebounds in 28 minutes per game. Even while shooting 41 percent from the floor...
Raptors HQ Jan 25, 2017
Patrick Patterson is back, and the return of the Good Raptors might soon follow

Patrick Patterson is back, and the return of the Good Raptors might soon follow

Toronto’s under-appreciated adhesive is back on the court at last. Patrick Patterson is the least sexy third wheel among the NBA’s elite teams. He doesn’t bring the thunder of a DeAndre Jordan, the offensive punch of a Kevin Love or the end-to-end dominance of a Draymond Green. He has three-point shot can drift in and out of effectiveness. When working off the dribble he often incites moans from the crowd. And depending on the night, he might not even look like the best reserve on his own team. His return from injury on Tuesday, however, illustrated just how much appreciation...

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