Toronto Raptors

In Game 1, the Toronto Raptors dominated and showed they are true contenders. The injury-ridden Brooklyn Nets were ultimately unable to compete with the defending champion Toronto Raptors in the first game of their 2020 NBA Playoffs series, as they lost 134-110. It was never really close with the Raptors opening up an early 10-2
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Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images The NBA’s reigning champions, the Toronto Raptors, haven’t missed a beat since losing their best player over the summer.  About 13 months ago, we saw the Toronto Raptors hoist their first-ever championship trophy. A swing-for-the-fences trade for Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green, supplemented by an elite support cast that seemed to
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The world is on fire. And, frankly, the news of pending basketball hardly seems important in the slightest. The planet-wide pandemic and sweeping protests have turned everybody’s day-to-day routines on their head – but, obviously, for one group, it has done so in awful and disproportionate ways. If you can donate, consider doing so. If
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Welcome back to Basketball Insiders’ “Looking Back” series! We’ve already gone over how the first and second overall pick have fared since 2009, so naturally, the next pick up is the third overall pick. Like with the first two, we categorize these players by if they are hits, misses, in the middle, or role players.
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The NBA, as are most major sports, is a star-driven. LeBron James, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard, etc. carry the day in regards to popularity, production and success, whether on the court or otherwise. That said, and despite what some may say to the contrary, no one man can take home the Larry O’Brien trophy alone.
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Now more than one month since the shutdown, every day without the NBA has felt longer and longer. That said, we’ve done our best at Basketball Insiders to help sate your yearning for sport. Spencer Davies already brought you Six Things we’ve been watching to help fill that basketball-sized hole in our hearts, and today
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This week, Basketball Insiders is taking a look at various positions among players in the NBA and ranking who is the best of the best. Our writers have previously used very specific guidelines to rank the best players by position in the NBA. Today, we’re taking a look at the point guards. The floor generals.
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