10-2 Toronto Raptors Slowly Gaining Respect

We-The-North also means we-the-not-on-ESPN, so it’s been taking a while for the boys in the south to start noticing just how hot the Toronto Raptors have started out this season. For the slip-sliding Cleveland Cavaliers, it’s hard to say when is the best time to face the Raptors, who have the best record in the Eastern Conference. Only Memphis has a better mark in the entire league and the Raptors visit Cleveland tonight.

Caboclo Debuts in Raptors 124-83 Blowout Of The Bucks

The Toronto Raptors first round draft pick Bruno Caboclo had yet to see the court in a regular season game before tonight as Head Coach Dwane Casey has been focusing on piling up the wins for the 10-2 NBA Eastern Conference leader. However, with the Raptors up by 45 points, Caboclo got his chance and he hit 2 three-pointers to score 8 points, grabbed 1 rebound and blocked a shot in his NBA debut. Raptors defeated the Bucks 124-83.

How Chuck Hayes Keeps Saving The Raptors

Chuck Hayes has the respect of the Toronto Raptors coaching staff and his teammates because he is always prepared. He does his homework before every game and he’s been in the league long enough to know the tendencies of other big men. “You do your homework early,” Hayes said. “You prepare yourself and you just stay ready,”

How The Raptors Are Winning The Fourth Quarter Every Night

The Toronto Raptors took “We The Fourth” to another level on Wednesday at home against the first place overall Memphis Grizzlies as they came from behind with a 27-17 fourth quarter to win 96-92 in the dying seconds of the game. “We have a deep team,” Greivis Vasquez explained.

Raptors Bruno Caboclo: Put Me In Coach

It isn’t easy being a rookie in Toronto these days. Two years ago a player like Bruno Caboclo would be in the rotation and possibly starting as player development was front and center for the Raptors. “I work with the coaches (to) dribble, shoot (and things) like this,” Caboclo said.

Can The Cavaliers Survive The Early Season Test?

It isn’t easy putting together a team with a lot of new faces and some big time offensive players that hadn’t played together before and it isn’t going to get any easier either. On Wednesday the Cavaliers face the always disciplined and dangerous San Antonio Spurs right before a key Eastern Conference match up back-to-back against the Wizards and the Raptors.