Raptors’ Chris Boucher suffered a partial MCL tear against Trail Blazers

Toronto Raptors forward Chris Boucher suffered a partial MCL tear of his right knee during Saturday’s 128-118 overtime loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. He’s being assessed for treatment. Surgery is not required, per sources. Immanuel Quickley’s layup narrowed the score to 111-109 with just over a minute left in regulation before Matisse Thybulle’s layup […]

James Foglio  •  12 Mar 2024
Raptors center Jakob Poeltl (finger) out indefinitely after undergoing surgery

Toronto Raptors center Jakob Poeltl (finger) is out indefinitely after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left pinky finger, according to sources. The Raptors announced the surgery was performed Tuesday by Dr. Michelle Carlson in New York City. Poeltl, 28, injured the finger during the first half of Sunday’s 111-106 win against […]

James Foglio  •  06 Mar 2024
Raptors, Kelly Olynyk agree on a two-year, $26.25 million contract extension

The Toronto Raptors and center Kelly Olynyk agreed to a two-year, $26.25 million contract extension, agent Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports announced on Monday. Olynyk, 32, was eligible to sign the extension up till June 30. His new deal will take him through the 2025-26 season, and the extension gives him the maximum 5% annual […]

James Foglio  •  05 Mar 2024
Raptors’ Scottie Barnes 8th-youngest NBA player to record a triple-double with 5+ blocks

At 22 years and 209 days old, Toronto Raptors guard Scottie Barnes became the eighth-youngest NBA player to post a triple-double with five or more blocks, during Monday night’s 130-122 win over the Indiana Pacers. The 2024 All-Star recorded 21 points, 12 rebounds and assists, and five blocks in almost 38 minutes of action. He […]

James Foglio  •  27 Feb 2024
Pacers Trade Bruce Brown, Jordan Nwora, & First-Round Draft Picks to Raptors for Pascal Siakam

The Indiana Pacers are trading Bruce Brown, Jordan Nwora, and three future first-round draft picks to the Toronto Raptors for Pascal Siakam, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Indiana reportedly sent two 2024 first-round draft picks and a 2026 first-rounder to the Raptors. The New Orleans Pelicans sent an undisclosed second-round pick to Indiana, as part […]

James Foglio  •  17 Jan 2024
Is Jaylen Brown playing tonight (Jan. 15) in Celtics-Raptors game?

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (right knee hyperextension) has been downgraded to out for Monday night’s road game against the Toronto Raptors. The two-time All-Star has missed only two games this season. Brown, 27, is currently the only Celtics player listed on the injury report. Through 37 starts this season, the eight-year veteran is averaging […]

James Foglio  •  15 Jan 2024
Warriors, Raptors Are Negotiating A Pascal Siakam Trade?

The Golden State Warriors are rumored to be in ongoing trade talks with the Toronto Raptors for Pascal Siakam. But is it true? Well, Siakam’s name was brought up by Warriors general manager Mike Dunleavy Jr. in the Bay Area in recent weeks. “I’ve heard [Siakam’s name] on a more substantial level and saw Mike […]

James Foglio  •  11 Jan 2024
NBA Rumors: Mavericks, Pacers, & Hawks Pursuing Pascal Siakam Trade

In the latest round of NBA rumors, the Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, and Atlanta Hawks are reportedly interested in making a trade for Toronto Raptors star Pascal Siakam. On Saturday, the Raptors traded OG Anunoby, Precious Achiuwa, and Malachi Flynn to the New York Knicks for RJ Barrett, Immanuel Quickley, and a 2024 second-round draft […]

James Foglio  •  03 Jan 2024
Scottie Barnes becomes 2nd-youngest Raptor behind Chris Bosh to reach 3,000 career points

Scottie Barnes is the second-youngest Toronto Raptors player in franchise history to record 3,000 career points, trailing only Chris Bosh, who was 21 years and 291 days old when he reached this milestone. At 22 years and 153 days old, Barnes notched 20 points, six rebounds, five assists, one steal, and one block in Toronto’s […]

James Foglio  •  02 Jan 2024