The Raptors and their new uniforms are going all in on the northern theme. Do they meet Paul Lukas' seal of approval?
Both teams' logos and jerseys are pretty similar -- and then, of course, like the Nets, the Raptors unveiled their new jerseys at a concert.
Raptors debut northern-themed look
Uni Watch's Paul Lukas says that the Raptors' new uniforms are a small upgrade over the team's previous set, and look better and better if you compare them to what the Clippers and Hawks recently unveiled. See their grade
Drake unveils new Raptors uniforms
Rapper Drake, the Raptors' global ambassador, revealed the team's new uniforms Monday night during the finale of his OVO Fest concert in Toronto. See the new unis
Rapper Drake took the wraps off new uniforms for the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.
The Toronto Raptors starting power forward position is open for competition with Amir Johnson's departure via free agency to the Boston Celtics. Patrick Patterson may have the inside track to winning that spot.
Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri is hopeful that his team will someday play in an NBA game in his native continent of Africa.
Can Raptors' Wright find niche?
Kevin Pelton writes that Delon Wright, 23, possesses poise and terrific skills yet might struggle to take playing time from Toronto's other point guards. Most effective NBA rookies (Insider)
Frank Kaminsky and Delon Wright might not turn out to be the best players from this draft class, but they project to be among the most ready to make an immediate impact this season.
Free agent big man Bismack Biyombo was signed by the Toronto Raptors on July 18 to bring a defensive presence off the bench at either the power forward or center positions.
Amir Johnson got creative while choosing his new jersey number in Boston.
Jonas Valanciunas @jvalanciunas
Yesterday I had the privilege of meeting with the Lithuanian Special Olympians and their coaches. They are in Los Angeles for the Special Olympics World Games and have won more medals here than I ever have. I am extremely proud of these athletes that are representing Lithuania so well on the international stage. Good luck with the rest of your events! @specialolympics #la2015 #reachupla
Raptors In The Midst Of A Decline
After starting 24-8 last season, Toronto played .500 ball the rest of the way. With a planned transition to a new defensive identity this year, J.A. Adande expects the Raptors to continue to slide. 5-on-5: Biggest fallers
The Toronto Raptors hired Jerry Stackhouse, Rex Kalamian and Andy Greer as assistant coaches Wednesday, completing Dwayne Casey's staff.
Jonas Valanciunas @jvalanciunas
Thank you to NBA legend Jack Sikma for taking time to work with me over the last month on my game
Jonas Valanciunas has started 161 games over the last two years, however often times he finds himself on the bench during the fourth quarters. The decision was made by head coach Dwane Casey as he needs more production late in games.
Batum eyeing Toronto next season?
Playing north of the border reportedly appeals to Nicolas Batum's international roots (France). An unrestricted free agent in 2016, Batum could be enticed to stay with the Hornets on a five-year deal. NBA rumors roundup
Valanciunas finally Reaching Potential?
Jonas Valanciunas finally looked like a No. 5 overall pick last season, posting 16.5 points and 11.9 rebounds per game. If the center can make any progress defensively, he could be in for a massive payday next offseason. Under-the-radar '16 FAs (Insider)
Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey is excited about the flexibility his lineup should have next season.
Toronto will enter training camp with a roster full of competition.
The Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors will play at O2 Arena in London on Jan. 14 -- the sixth NBA regular-season game to be held in the British capital.
The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to a contract with free-agent power forward, and former North Carolina Tar Heel, Tyler Hansbrough.
Pelton: Raptors Focused On Defense
The Raptors shed defensive liabilities Lou Williams and Greivis Vasquez, and basically added only plus defenders to their roster this offseason. Toronto is hoping to return to its 2013-14 form, when the Raptors were a top-10 defense. Eastern Conference grades (Insider)
The Toronto Raptors have signed forward Ronald Roberts to a multiyear contract.