• Home  ›
  • NBA  ›
  • Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
 Note:  Remove any feed (newspaper, blog, etc.) by using the Customize menu item below.
News Articles

City has built fewer than 6 per cent of bike lanes more than two years into 10-year plan

TheStar.com (Ben Spurr - Transportation Reporter) — More than two years after council approved an ambitious 10-year cycling plan, the city has built less than 6 per cent of the bike lanes the blueprint calls for, and has underspent by millions of...
  • New: 10 hr 8 min ago

Martin Regg Cohn: The Top Ten Reasons — no, 115 — Doug Ford is our best premier ever!

TheStar.com (Martin Regg Cohn - Ontario Politics Columnist) — After half a year as your premier, Doug Ford wants you to know one thing: He has done 115 great things for you so far. Which works out to about one good deed a day (not counting weekends and...
  • New: 10 hr 22 min ago

Video from Toronto shelters shows ‘inhumane’ conditions, indicates shelter system is broken, advocate says

TheStar.com (Gilbert Ngabo - Staff Reporter) — Inside one of Toronto’s warming centres, dozens of small beds are placed alongside the walls, with homeless people covering themselves in Red Cross-issued blankets. At a 24-hour respite...
  • New: 10 hr 24 min ago

Former ambassadors and academics urge China’s president to release Canadian men

TheStar.com (Tonda MacCharles - Ottawa Bureau) — OTTAWA—More than 100 former ambassadors and prominent academics specializing in China and Asian affairs are appealing directly to Chinese President Xi Jinping for the release of two Canadian...
  • 14 hr 48 min ago

Ford warns that Ottawa’s carbon pricing plan could cause a recession

TheStar.com (Rob Ferguson - Queen's Park Bureau) — Premier Doug Ford is warning of a recession if the federal government forces a carbon tax of Ontario. In remarks prepared for a luncheon speech to the Economic Club, the premier said Monday the...
  • 16 hr 28 min ago

Toronto’s Sony Centre will be renamed Meridian Hall as of September

TheStar.com (Raju Mudhar - Staff Reporter) — Civic Theatres Toronto has secured a $30.75 million strategic partnership and naming rights agreement with Meridian Credit Union, which will see the Sony Centre become Meridian Hall, while the...
  • 18 hr 24 min ago

Extreme cold warning for Toronto starts off chilly week, school buses cancelled

TheStar.com (Premila D’Sa - Staff Reporter) — Time to brave the cold, Toronto. Coming out of an icy spell this weekend, Torontonians are in for more frigid temperatures with Environment Canada issuing an extreme cold warning on the first day...
  • 23 hr 10 min ago

Experts call Scarborough subway funding proposal ‘far-fetched’

TheStar.com (Jennifer Pagliaro - City Hall Bureau) — The province’s new pitch to have developers pay for a large part of the Scarborough subway by offering them land is being described by four industry experts as unworkable and...
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Hamilton senior in unbearable pain wants assisted dying to save her from nursing home

TheStar.com (Carmela Fragomeni - The Hamilton Spectator) — At 75, Arleen Reinsborough’s fear of nursing homes has her more determined than ever to seek assisted suicide. Of course, fear of long-term care doesn’t qualify her for medical...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Rosie DiManno: In case of drug-addicted nurse, arbitrator got it wrong

TheStar.com (Rosie DiManno - Star Columnist) — Sometimes saner minds can right a wrong. But other times they can wrong a right too, incomprehensibly. Whose rights? Not the patients at a long-term care home in Kitchener, surely among the most...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Students call Tories’ funding changes ‘frustrating,’ ‘terrifying’ and ‘devastating’

TheStar.com (May Warren - Staff Reporter) — Amy Mather doesn’t know what she’ll do now that the province has ended her free tuition. “It’s terrifying to be honest,” says the 21-year-old, who’s studying...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago

This B.C. woman’s recipe is one of the most popular of all time — and the story behind it is bananas

TheStar.com (Megan Ogilvie - Data Reporter) — It’s been nearly 20 years, but Shelley Albeluhn remembers the day in 2000 when she decided to mash an additional three very ripe bananas into the batter of her very first banana bread. At...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

Jam-packed Dufferin St. is speeding toward rapid densification

TheStar.com (Donovan Vincent - Housing Reporter,Donovan Vincent Housing Reporter) — It only takes a few minutes for the TTC stops at Dufferin and Bloor to become jammed with people waiting in line for a bus — so what’s going to happen when thousands of new residents...
  • 2 days ago

Judge tosses Brampton drug case, slams Crown ‘negligence’ for disclosing ‘mountain’ of evidence on eve of trial

TheStar.com (Jacques Gallant - Legal Affairs Reporter) — Another drug case tossed due to delay at the Brampton courthouse , another judge calling out the federal prosecution service for failing to provide timely disclosure of evidence to the defence. ...
  • 2 days ago

Homeless aid group makes a difference but demands change

TheStar.com (Peter Howell - Movie Critic) — It was a bittersweet anniversary Saturday, as volunteers for the Project Winter Survival homeless relief effort packed emergency kits and sleeping bags to prevent further Toronto street deaths...
  • 2 days ago

Two Ivory Coast men arrested in Clement sexting scandal: report

TheStar.com (Alex Boutilier - Ottawa Bureau) — OTTAWA—Two Ivory Coast men have been reportedly been arrested in relation to the sexting and extortion attempts that brought down former Conservative MP Tony Clement . An Ivory Coast...
  • 2 days ago

This former taxi driver fled Honduras after gangs tried to take his life. Now in Canada, he says the ‘migrant caravan’ is misunderstood

TheStar.com (Cherise Seucharan - StarMetro Vancouver) — VANCOUVER—Standing with a slouched posture, dressed in a black hoodie and jeans, he looks no different from anyone else in Surrey, B.C. — but nearly five years ago, this husband and...
  • 2 days ago

Amid provincial review, Simcoe County leaders and residents want to chart their own course

TheStar.com (Jason Miller - Staff Reporter) — Nadine Woods, a business owner in the Georgian Bay town of Port McNicoll, doesn’t mince words when discussing the notion that a provincial review encompassing 82 municipalities and millions...
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 1

Martin Regg Cohn: Ontario’s buck-a-beer playbook is coming to a campus near you — with tuition discounts too good to be true

TheStar.com (Martin Regg Cohn - Ontario Politics Columnist) — You don’t need a college education to know there’s no such thing as a free lunch. And you don’t need a university degree to know that discounted tuition comes at a cost. The...
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 1

The TTC needs $33.5 billion to keep the system functional — roughly two-thirds of which are unfunded, report says

TheStar.com (Ben Spurr - Transportation Reporter) — A new TTC report is sounding the alarm about what the agency says is billions of dollars worth of unfunded work required to keep Toronto’s transit system functional over the next 15 years, a...
  • 3 days ago
  • Hits: 1
Blog Articles

Locked on Raptors #453 — Caring for Kawhi & Grizzlies Gloom w/ Keith Parish

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — Sean Woodley and Keith Parish discuss Saturday’s Raptors/Grizz game, Bruno, potential Marc Gasol trades and much more. In Episode 453 of Locked on Raptors , Sean Woodley chats with Keith...
  • New: 6 hr 49 min ago

905 rout Long Island Nets 113-87 on MLK Day

Raptors Republic (Trung Ho) — We can officially declare a 905 Big 3 now. 905 rout Long Island Nets 113-87 on MLK Day originated on Raptors Republic .
  • New: 10 hr 47 min ago

Power Ranking Poll Week 14: Where do the Raptors go next?

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — After a chart-topping week, the Raptors have to figure out how to continue playing to their strengths. The Power Rankings are here to help explain what that means. As per usual in Raptor-land,...
  • 13 hr 9 min ago

Serge Ibaka the All-Star – Making the Case

Raptors Republic (Samson Folk) — Serge Ibaka has led the league in blocks with an absurd 3.7 per game. He’s been an essential piece of an NBA Finals team, and was part of the front-court that nearly ended the 73-win...
  • 17 hr 59 min ago

The Rap-Up: Games of the Week for Jan. 21-27

SBN: Raptors HQ (JayRosales) — The NBA trade deadline is fast approaching, so let’s make some ridiculous deals for the Raptors (while looking ahead to this week’s slate of games). At what age is it too old to daydream? In my...
  • 19 hr 24 min ago

At a Crossroads: Raptors face a difficult C.J. Miles question

Raptors Republic (RR) — What does Miles' future look like? At a Crossroads: Raptors face a difficult C.J. Miles question originated on Raptors Republic .
  • 19 hr 59 min ago

Raptors Weekly Podcast – Load Management

Raptors Republic (William Lou) — Host William Lou is joined by Zarar Siddiqi on the Weekly show. Topics: – Kawhi Leonard’s rest – How much can you trust Kyle Lowry? – Secondary scoring – Trade...
  • 20 hr 58 min ago

Morning Coffee – Mon, Jan 21

Raptors Republic (Zarar Siddiqi) — It's a day off. Power Rankings are out. Morning Coffee – Mon, Jan 21 originated on Raptors Republic .
  • 21 hr 7 min ago

905 remaking roster

Raptors Republic (Louis Zatzman) — Does the 905 now have enough talent to support Chris Boucher and Jordan Loyd? 905 remaking roster originated on Raptors Republic .
  • 1 day 16 hr ago

Five thoughts on last night: Raptors 119, Grizzlies 90

SBN: Raptors HQ (Josh Kern) — Danny Green nearly brought enough heat to melt all the snow in Toronto, as he and the Raptors used a ridiculous third quarter to bury the Memphis Grizzlies. It was a rare “basketball night in...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Raptors Light it up from Downtown, Make Quick work of Grizzlies

Raptors Republic (Samson Folk) — The news broke that Kawhi Leonard would not be joining the Raptors for tipoff early in the day. It also happened to be quite cold outside – or so I hear. The jokes came and went,...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Morning Coffee – Sun, Jan 20

Raptors Republic (Zarar Siddiqi) — Raptors crush Grizzlies. Beal rumours still abound. Morning Coffee – Sun, Jan 20 originated on Raptors Republic .
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

Raptors-Grizzlies Reaction Podcast – Money Man

Raptors Republic (William Lou) — Host William Lou recaps a blowout win over the Grizzlies. Three stars: Danny Green, Pascal Siakam, Serge Ibaka Gerald Henderson: Shelvin Mack Read Will’s 10 things (link to full list): 10...
  • 2 days ago

Green catches fire, Raptors send Grizzlies into hibernation, 119-90

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — With Danny Green going off for eight triples, the Raptors used a huge third quarter swing to put the Grizzlies to bed, winning 119-90. It was hard not to feel a tad disappointed by the news...
  • 2 days ago

Quick Reaction: Grizzlies 90, Raptors 119

Raptors Republic (Anthony Doyle) — Memphis 90 Final Box Score 119 Toronto A+ P. Siakam29 MIN, 17 PTS, 8 REB, 2 AST, 1 STL, 7-12 FG, 0-1 3FG, 3-4 FT, 0 BLK, 0 TO, 40 +/- However you feel about plus/minus, a stat that certainly has...
  • 2 days ago

905 Quasi-Big 3 Reunites for 2nd Straight Win

Raptors Republic (Andrew Damelin) — Greensboro Swarm 103, Raptors 905 109  | Box Score  Two-ways: J.P. Macura (Swarm), Chris Boucher, Jordan Loyd (905) Assignees: Malachi Richardson (905) The 905 had Chris Boucher, Jordan Loyd...
  • 2 days ago

Raptors vs. Grizzlies Game Thread: Updates, TV info, and more

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — Toronto won’t see Kawhi tonight against the Grizzlies, but there will still be plenty to look forward to. Can Kyle Lowry get out of his shooting funk? Will Pascal Siakam shine in the clutch? Let’s...
  • 2 days ago

Pre-game news and notes: Leonard out, Gasol questionable, Noah out

Raptors Republic (Louis Zatzman) — Some stuffs! Pre-game news and notes: Leonard out, Gasol questionable, Noah out originated on Raptors Republic .
  • 2 days ago

Gambling with Gourmet Spud: Can the Raptors bet on themselves?

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — The Raptors have the most wins out of any other NBA team. But as this week’s check in with Gourmet Spud reveals: maybe it’s not enough? Every ten games or so, we’ll be checking in with ...
  • 2 days ago

Raptors host struggling Grizzlies: Preview, start time, and more

SBN: Raptors HQ (Satbir Singh_) — Raptors look to hand the Grizzlies their fifth straight loss as the two meet for the second time this season. Many fans have probably shoved the first half of the Raptors versus Grizzlies ...
  • 2 days ago