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

Toronto breaks 1984 record for highest temperature

TheStar.com Balmy temperatures Thursday surpassed a 33-year-old record high of 14.9C on Feb. 23 that was set back in 1984. By 11 a.m., the temperature at Toronto Pearson Airport reached 15.1C, and is...
  • New: 1 hr 46 min ago

Anti-Islamophobia motion at Queen’s Park is expected to pass and send a ‘strong statement against all forms of hatred’

TheStar.com (Kristin Rushowy - Queen's Park Bureau) — The wide support for a motion before Ontario’s legislature denouncing Islamophobia stands in stark contrast to what’s happening federally — though MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers...
  • New: 2 hr 4 min ago

18 arrested in cross-border criminal operation involving fentanyl, guns: OPP

TheStar.com (Liam Casey - The Canadian Press) — VAUGHAN, ONT.—Ontario Provincial Police say 18 people have been charged in a cross-border investigation into illegal guns and drugs, including the deadly opioid fentanyl. The...
  • New: 2 hr 12 min ago

Toronto police investigate alleged anti-Muslim protest held outside mosque

TheStar.com (The Canadian Press) — Toronto police say they’re investigating a complaint about a small anti-Muslim protest held outside a city mosque last week. Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu says police received a...
  • New: 3 hr 3 min ago

Homeless advocates ‘disgusted’ by Toronto clothing brand with ‘change please’ tagline

TheStar.com (Sammy Hudes - Staff Reporter) — A new Toronto clothing brand is under fire, accused of making light of homelessness, but its owner says his products are actually meant to raise awareness of those suffering from poverty. The...
  • New: 3 hr 14 min ago

Average of 48 Canadian kids held in immigration detention each year, study finds

TheStar.com (Nicholas Keung - Immigration reporter) — Canada has placed more than 200 Canadian children in immigration detention with their non-status parents since 2011, alongside hundreds of formally detained non-Canadian children, says...
  • New: 3 hr 28 min ago

SUV blocks streetcar tunnel at Queen’s Quay

TheStar.com (Sophie van Bastelaer - Staff Reporter) — The 509 and 510 streetcars are turning back at Spadina Ave. and Queen’s Quay this morning after an SUV blocked the tunnel leading into the Queen’s Quay station. Photos tweeted...
  • New: 5 hr 31 min ago

United Way Toronto and York Region announces $87 million investment

TheStar.com (Peter Goffin - Staff Reporter) — The United Way, already one of Canada’s largest charitable organizations, is opening its arms even wider. The group’s Toronto and York Region chapter has announced an investment...
  • New: 6 hr 53 min ago

Living wage for Durham region pegged at $17 an hour

TheStar.com (Laurie Monsebraaten - Social justice reporter) — Teacher Ryan Kelly belongs to a union where every member earns a living wage. But the women who run the cafeteria at the Whitby high school where Kelly taught math and computer science last...
  • New: 7 hr 53 min ago

Canadian athletes, athletic organizations targeted by Russian hackers

TheStar.com (Declan Hill - Special to the Star) — As the world fixates on Russian spying and cyber-attacks in U.S. politics, the field of sports has been struck by similar intrusions and Canadian athletes and organizations are among the...
  • New: 7 hr 53 min ago

How ‘Islamic terrorism’ trumped Islamophobia: Cohn

TheStar.com (Martin Regg Cohn - Ontario Politics Columnist) — It used to be the only thing we had to fear was fear itself. Now, it’s fear of phobias. Islamophobia to be precise. If you are a young Muslim woman wearing the Islamic veil, you face...
  • New: 8 hr 53 min ago

From shorts to toques, Toronto temps will rise and fall through Monday

TheStar.com Slip on shorts this Thursday — and maybe a toque by Sunday. Toronto’s forecast this week will swing between temperature averages for late winter and early summer — sometimes just a day apart. ...
  • 15 hr 11 min ago

Disciplinary panel considers whether doctor should lose licence for dating former patient

TheStar.com (Jacques Gallant - Legal Affairs Reporter) — Should a psychiatrist who began dating his patient shortly after they stopped seeing each other professionally be allowed to keep his licence? That’s the question before a discipline...
  • 17 hr 45 min ago

Pot dispensary workers question what legal rights they have

TheStar.com (Peter Goffin - Staff Reporter) — Sarah has no illusions about the pot dispensary that employs her. She knows it’s illegal. She knows it’s not a licensed medical service. She knows that, by working there, she...
  • 18 hr 35 min ago

Toronto police pulled over distracted drivers in a hearse

TheStar.com (Evelyn Kwong - Staff Reporter, Brennan Doherty - Staff Reporter) — A hearse pulled over three drivers in Toronto on Tuesday for allegedly using a hand-held cell phone behind the wheel. The hearse rolled through the streets around 6 a.m. on Tuesday morning as...
  • 18 hr 58 min ago

Bombardier opens the doors to the factory building the Eglinton Crosstown LRT for Metrolinx

TheStar.com (Ben Spurr - Transportation Reporter) — In the midst of a high stakes and very public legal feud with Metrolinx, Bombardier opened the doors of its Millhaven, Ont. plant to the media on Wednesday in an attempt to showcase its...
  • 19 hr 4 min ago

Toronto realtors warned on handling of pre-emptive offers in red-hot market

TheStar.com (Tess Kalinowski - Real Estate Reporter) — It’s not enough that Toronto area home-buyers are facing competition so fierce that list prices have become virtually meaningless and bully or pre-emptive offers are increasingly the...
  • 20 hr 26 min ago

Peel Region MPP Jagmeet Singh testing the waters to replace NDP leader Thomas Mulcair

TheStar.com (Alex Boutilier - Ottawa Bureau Reporter, Alex Ballingall - Ottawa BureauRobert Benzie Q) — Jagmeet Singh has a team quietly organizing his potential federal NDP leadership bid, as the provincial MPP continues to consider his political future. More than a half dozen New Democrat...
  • 20 hr 36 min ago

Dakota Access protesters set camp on fire as U.S. army moves in

TheStar.com (Lynda V. Mapes - The Seattle Times) — Surrounded on all sides by roadblocks and under threat of arrest, demonstrators against the Dakota Access Pipeline have invoked an old ally: fire. Used by Native Americans ceremonially since...
  • 21 hr 24 min ago

Ontario teacher found guilty of misconduct for pushing anti-vaccination views

TheStar.com (Ellen Brait - Staff Reporter) — An Ontario high school teacher, who disrupted a vaccine clinic and told students vaccinations could lead to death, stormed out of a disciplinary hearing after being found guilty of...
  • 21 hr 48 min ago
Blog Articles

What We’ve Lost

Raptors Republic (Gavin MacPherson) — The trade to bring in Serge Ibaka was a good one, but the loss of Terrence Ross may affect the Raptors in ways we didn't foresee and replacing him won't be easy. What We’ve Lost ...
  • New: 53 min ago

Dial 905: Assignee News and All-Star Roundup

SBN: Raptors HQ (Cole Shelton) — The 905 didn’t play any real games, but things were still happening this past week. There were no 905 games this past week as it was the D-League All-Star weekend. The 905 was well represented...
  • New: 1 hr 53 min ago

A brief history of the Raptors on deadline day

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Will the Raptors make a move? Franchise history suggests it'll be a small one, if so. A brief history of the Raptors on deadline day originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • New: 2 hr 53 min ago

NBA Trade Deadline: Raptors reportedly interested in Wilson Chandler

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — Yet another name for us to ponder. According to a report by ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Raptors have inquired about Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler ahead of today’s 3 p.m. trade deadline. ...
  • New: 3 hr ago

Trade Deadline Open Thread

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Check back often throughout the day. Trade Deadline Open Thread originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • New: 4 hr 53 min ago

NBA Trade Deadline: Reviewing the Raptors’ Wish List

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — Just because you wished for it, doesn’t mean it will come true. It borders on greedy for Raptors fans to expect a second pre-deadline move by Masai Ujiri before 3 p.m. Thursday. Toronto has...
  • New: 4 hr 53 min ago
  • Hits: 3

Rumor(/News) Roundup: Ibaka practices, Patterson to return, trade market setting

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Maybe asking prices will come down in the final hours? Rumor(/News) Roundup: Ibaka practices, Patterson to return, trade market setting originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network...
  • New: 5 hr 53 min ago

The Weekly Rap, Feb. 20th-26th: Trade Deadline Bonanza!

SBN: Raptors HQ (Mitch_Robson) — The Raps are feeling a power SERGE and should make the move for Paul George. I’d finally recovered from the Boogie Cousins fallout, seemingly read every piece and tweet there is to read on the...
  • 21 hr 24 min ago

Deadline Bling: Featuring Masai’s Master Plan

Raptors Republic (Mike Nelson) — A reflection before the storm: Even if nothing happens tomorrow, the way Masai Ujiri does business deserves our appreciation. Deadline Bling: Featuring Masai’s Master Plan originated on...
  • 1 day ago

Poll: Will the Raptors make another trade before the deadline?

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — There’s a chance it could happen. But will it? Despite making a tremendous, and much needed, trade already, the Raptors ’ name has not left the lips of many around the NBA. There’s a push going...
  • 1 day 1 hr ago

Raptors Playbook: Horns Triple

Raptors Republic (Cooper Smither) — A couple of options out of this one. Raptors Playbook: Horns Triple originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • 1 day 2 hr ago

Deadline Week Mailbag: Yeah, we’re gonna talk some trades

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — The annual column that almost kills me! Deadline Week Mailbag: Yeah, we’re gonna talk some trades originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

DeMarcus Cousins Will Not Be A Raptor (For Now)

SBN: Raptors HQ (steven_lebron) — I, like a million other Raptors fans (all numbers estimated), have been championing a DeMarcus Cousins to Toronto move for the longest time. On Sunday, the rumors started swirling very hard when...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

DeMarcus Cousins Will Not Be A Raptor (For Now)

SBN: Raptors HQ (steven_lebron) — The conclusion (we think) of a venerable series. I, like a million other Raptors fans (all numbers estimated), have been championing a DeMarcus Cousins to Toronto move for the longest time....
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

Rumor Roundup: Raptors’ offer for Cousins, Tucker competition, and more

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — Not much going on here. Rumor Roundup: Raptors’ offer for Cousins, Tucker competition, and more originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog .
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

NBA Trade Deadline: Jared Sullinger - Traded or Troll?

SBN: Raptors HQ (Sean Woodley) — We’re leaning towards the latter. Jared Sullinger , the Raptors fifth-string big man and walking piece of salary matching flotsam, tweeted a thing. ✌ ✌ — Jared Sullinger...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Raptors assign Siakam, VanVleet, and Caboclo to Raptors 905

Raptors Republic (Blake Murphy) — The added depth finally allows Siakam to get on a normal development path. Raptors assign Siakam, VanVleet, and Caboclo to Raptors 905 originated on Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Trade Rumour Round-Up: What’s the chatter?

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — The Raptors made one big deal already, but could there be more in store? The NBA trade deadline , in case you missed the klaxon, is this Thursday. The Raptors , as you most definitely know,...
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Lost in the Shuffle?

Raptors Republic (Anthony Doyle) — With Patrick Patterson injured, and Bebe, Pascal Siakam and Jared Sullinger all having their issues in recent weeks, it’s opened the door for Jakob Poeltl to establish himself as a rotation...
  • 2 days ago

Raptors Power Rankings Week 17: Short Week, Short Take

SBN: Raptors HQ (Daniel Reynolds) — 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...
  • 2 days ago