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Pascal Siakam tells New York Times he’s ready to be “the guy”

Siakam talks COVID struggles and his relationship with the team in the wide-ranging interview.

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Report: COVID-19 vaccinations will not be mandatory for NBA players

Unvaccinated players will face more rigorous safety protocols

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Raptors 905 announces 2021-22 season schedule, return to Mississauga

The 905 are coming back to Canada as the Raptors franchise inches towards normalcy.

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Announcement: A new commenting system is coming to Raptors HQ

Coming Wednesday, comments will look different.

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Watch: Former Raptor Chris Bosh inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Former All-Star Bosh is one of few former Raptors currently enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Hall of fame.

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Toronto Raptors announce 2021-22 preseason schedule

The Raptors will play five preseason games this October, and two of them will be in Toronto.

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The Raptors are in transition mode. So is Raptors HQ.

As the Raptors are retooling, it only makes sense that we retool as well.

That’s A Rap #152: Bidding a fond farewell to Daniel Reynolds

Before saying goodbye to Daniel, I got a chance to talk about his favourite posts and fondest memories during his time as Editor-in-Chief of Raptors HQ.

Thanks and goodbye to Raptors HQ

Setting aside the usual third person we use here: I’d like to take this opportunity to say farewell — and give thanks to all the readers of Raptors HQ over the past seven years.

Let’s put an end to the Ben Simmons-to-Toronto trade talk

While rumours seemed to pop up again today about a potential trade of Ben Simmons to the Raptors, a move to Toronto doesn’t feel imminent — or likely.

Raptors Roster Review: How does Toronto’s rotation stack up now?

The Raptors have 19 players on their roster right now and could add one more before training camp. How are things shaping up with the team at the moment?

Report: Raptors sign Svi Mykhailiuk to two-year deal

Toronto adds another wing player to its growing roster, but this one might actually have a jump shot.

Raptors 2021-22 schedule breakdown: Key games, dates, and season preview

After a difficult and ugly season in Tampa, the Raptors open their 27th season with hopes of returning to Toronto. Let’s break down the schedule!

Vegas sets Raptors’ win total over/under at 36.5

The Toronto Raptors enter the 2021-22 season with extremely low expectations.

That’s A Rap #151: Breaking down Toronto’s 2021-22 schedule

Masai isn’t going anywhere and neither are the Raptors. Ujiri has (finally) re-signed and all signs point to home games being played at Scotiabank Arena. Suffice to say, the boys were excited to record this week’s episode of That’s A Rap!

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Raptors announce 2021-22 NBA schedule and official return to Toronto

We made it: after a grueling 2020-21 season spent in Tampa, the Raptors will be back in Toronto. Here’s their full NBA schedule.

Watch: Masai Ujiri re-signs with the Raptors... “forever”?

Wednesday afternoon’s press conference with Toronto’s president and vice chairman Masai Ujiri confirmed the architect of the Raptors’ recent run of success is here to stay.

Raptors beat the Nets in their Summer League finale, 86-72

Toronto ends their time in Las Vegas on a high note, beating Brooklyn to finish with a 4-1 record. With 24 points to lead all scorers, Matt Morgan helped the Raptors put the Nets away.

Team Canada announces Nick Nurse will continue as men’s national team head coach

The Canadian men’s national basketball team did not get to compete in the 2020(/21) Olympics, but Raptors coach Nick Nurse will be there for the 2023 FIBA Word Cup and the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

Get your copy of POINT MAN now!

Conley wanted out. Lowry came back to town. And now the underworld and the law are coming for both of them. This is Point Man.

That’s A Rap #150: Enter the Dragic

The Goran Dragic situation doesn’t appear to be reaching a conclusion any time soon. Scottie Barnes is already living up to the hype. The NBA is cracking down on tampering and offensive foul-baiting. It’s the middle of August but this week’s podcast is filled with interesting news.

Raptors top Hornets 80-79 after wild final minute

Scottie Barnes shines as Raptors stage late comeback W, moving to 3-1 in Vegas.

Report: Raptors to sign Dalano Banton to 2-year, $2.5 million rookie deal

The pride of north Etobicoke is set to be a Raptor for at least a year after reportedly signing a contract with Toronto with some partial guarantees for a second season.

Raptors top Rockets 92-76, move to 2-1 at Summer League

Precious Achiuwa and Ishmail Wainright led the way as the Raptors got back in the win column at Summer League.

Raptors drop sloppy Summer League game to Warriors, 90-84

The Raptors looked like a group of strangers, while the Warriors shot the ball like... well, like the Warriors.

Report: Raptors to sign guard Isaac Bonga

Toronto is still in the process of filling out its roster for training camp (and the season). Here’s the latest: the 21-year-old, 6’8" Bonga is reportedly coming to town.

Raptors top Knicks in 2021 Las Vegas Summer League opener

Malachi Flynn and Scottie Barnes played starring roles as the youth-driven Raptors defeated the Knicks 89-79

That’s A Rap #149: One legend stays in Toronto while another leaves

Kyle Lowry is headed to Miami, but not without penning an emotional farewell message. Masai Ujiri is staying in Toronto and posted his latest motivational video. It’s been an emotional week in Toronto and we’re here to break it all down!

Done deal: Raptors acquire Dragic, Achiuwa in Lowry sign-and-trade deal with Miami

The Raptors will add the versatile second-year forward to their expanding play-any-position roster

Report: Khem Birch re-signs with Raptors for three years, $20 million

As expected, Toronto is locking down the Canadian after a solid finish last season.

Report: Masai Ujiri to re-sign with the Raptors as Vice Chairman and President

The Raptors are a team in transition, and there are few on this planet better to help guide the entire franchise than Masai Ujiri.

Raptors announce 2021 NBA Summer League roster

While Toronto continues its upheaval through the league’s free agency period, the team is also gearing up for the latest iteration of the Las Vegas Summer League.

Report: Raptors sign Ishmail Wainright to a two-year deal

Toronto’s wings get a little deeper with the Baylor product, who most recently played in France.

Raptors waive Bembry, Watson, Hood to clear cap space

As we continue to wait on a finalized Lowry deal, the Raptors made smaller cap moves on Tuesday.

Report: Raptors sign Sam Dekker to free agent contract

For their next move, Toronto is bringing in Sam Dekker. The 6’9" forward spent the past two seasons in Europe.

Kyle Lowry knew it was time to leave the Toronto Raptors

It’s a bittersweet moment in Toronto for sure, but it’s also time to say goodbye to Kyle Lowry, the greatest Raptor of all time.

Toronto has reportedly signed-and-traded Lowry for Goran Dragic — now what?

While the official word isn’t out yet, it’s understood the Raptors are working out a deal with the Miami Heat built around Lowry and Dragic. So then what happens with Dragic and Toronto?

Report: Gary Trent Jr. re-signs with Raptors for three years, $54 million

The 22-year-old guard will get his raise, as he looks to be returning to Toronto on a multi-year deal.