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One-on-One with Ronald Roberts

"I have to play like my life is on the line," says Ronald Roberts, who is closer than ever to making an NBA roster with the Toronto Raptors.

The Search for Amir Johnson's Replacement

Amir Johnson's time with the Raptors has likely come to an end. Who can the Raptors target to fill the void?

The Case for Keeping Dwane Casey

The return of Dwane Casey next year for the Raptors has caused much uproar. Is he truly the man for the job?

What to Make of DeMar DeRozan's Bipolar Season

DeMar DeRozan's had the most roller coaster season of his career so far. After the middling start, the injury, the struggles, and the flourish to finish, what should we expect moving forward?

Quick Stat Hits: The Dark Knight Rises?

Patman to the rescue!

Quick Stat Hits: The Defence - What Happened?

Taking a look at how the Raptors' defensive metrics have changed over the past 20 games.

Life In The 'Open Gym': Season 3, Episode 2 Review

As part of his series of reviews analyzing Open Gym, Christopher Walder offers his thoughts on an episode that focused heavily on guard Lou Williams, both on and off the court.

Views From The 6: Assessing Regular Season Results

The team is off to an 11-2 start, which is amazing. Yes, we should enjoy this.

The XX-Files: Raptors Upset Jordan-led Bulls

In celebration of the Toronto Raptors' 20th season, we'll be taking a look at some key moments in the team's history. Today: that time they beat the 72-10 Chicago Bulls.

The Case for Starting James Johnson

A closer look at whether inserting Johnson into the starting unit can solve some of the team's early season woes.

Views From The 6: Early Season Trends

It's early, it's early, it's early. And we're 4-1. But it does feel like things should feel a lot better right now.

CBA 101: Contract Extensions

Daniel Hackett continues his CBA 101 series with a look at the various rules that apply to contract extensions in the NBA.

Views From The 6: bench nicknames, Jonas and more

Early thoughts on the season so far, as in we're just one game in.

Raptors Home Opener is All Excitement

With the first game of their season completed, the Raptors sit at 1-0. But the story of the game against the Atlanta Hawks was everyone's excitement.

2014-15 Raptors Season Preview Roundtable

We're joined by Eric Koreen, Ryan Wolstat, Adam Francis and Blake Murphy for a roundtable discussion.

We Went There: Raptors-Knicks in Montreal

A live report from Friday's preseason game in Montreal. We The North in French, Reggie Evans jersey sighting, and more.

Fantasy Basketball Guide: Raptors Edition

Do you play fantasy hoops and have a draft coming up this week? Wondering when it's safe to select your favourite Raptors without looking like a total "homer"? We've got you covered.

A Look Back At Vince Carter's 2000-01 Season

The countdown of best individual seasons in Raptors history concludes with a look back at Carter's best and most memorable season in Toronto.

What The New TV Deal Could Mean For DeMar DeRozan

A player's contract in the context of how a team is constructed, and what it means for the Raptors and their star shooting guard.

CBA 101: Trades

Daniel Hackett continues his CBA 101 series with a look at the various rules that apply to trades in the NBA.

Video Breakdown: Bruno Caboclo Versus The Knicks

With video evidence, we take a look at how the rookie fared on both ends on the floor on Monday at Madison Square Garden.

A Look Back At Vince Carter's 1999-00 Season

The countdown of best individual seasons in Raptors history continues with a look back at Carter's breakout season in Toronto.

20Qs: Who Are The New Members Of This Raptors Team

With the NBA season just weeks away, there have been some new additions to the Raptors roster. Here's a look at the new faces on the team so you can get to know your 2014-15 Toronto Raptors.

20Q's: Which Films Should the Raptors Be Watching?

For the weekend, we take a break from talking purely about basketball and delve into the world of film. In preparation for the season, which films should the Raptors be watching?

20Q's: Will Kyle Lowry Regress This Season?

A look at several other point guards in the league and whether their performance can help explain where Kyle Lowry is headed this season.

Raptors Media Day: One for All

Coming out of Media Day the Toronto Raptors sounded ready for the franchise's 20th season. The talk of the day returned again and again to two words: chemistry and respect.

20Q's: KD To The Raptors in 2016?

The reigning NBA Most Valuable Player will be a hot commodity on the 2016 free agent market. Do the Toronto Raptors have a realistic chance at landing his services? Don't hold your breath.

The SI NBA Rank: Where are the Raptors?

Sports Illustrated completed their ranking of the top 100 players in the NBA. Where did the Raptor players end up and was it a fair rank? Let's decide.

20Q's: What Should The Team's Intro Music Be?

It's a discussion we all have before the start of the season: what song should be used during player introductions? It's the 20th anniversary, so I suggest we go with a retro theme.

20Q's: Do We Need A Canadian-Born Player?

As the Raptors continue their rebranding efforts, we wonder: do they need a Canadian player to be known as Canada's team?

An Introduction to the Basics of the Salary Cap

Daniel Hackett starts his CBA 101 series with a look at the basics of the salary cap, including exceptions, Bird Rights and cap holds.

Patrick Patterson's Impact Goes Beyond Numbers

Patrick Patterson's numbers don't leap off the page. But the fact that he's 6'9" and can make an outside shot means he's hugely important to the Toronto Raptors.