Toronto Raptors waiting on Sasha Vezenkov

By John Chidley-Hill The Canadian Press Posted July 8, 2024 4:55 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri is willing to be patient with Sasha Vezenkov. The 28-year-old forward was traded from the Sacramento Kings to the Raptors on June 28 on the second day … Read more

Raptors sign Barnes, Quickley to multi-year deals

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 8, 2024 10:16 am Updated July 8, 2024 10:22 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – All-star forward Scottie Barnes and point guard Immanuel Quickley have both officially re-signed with the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors announced that Barnes signed an extension … Read more

Raptors sign three 2024 draft picks

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 4, 2024 4:31 pm Updated July 4, 2024 4:54 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors have signed 2024 draft picks Ja’Kobe Walter, Jonathan Mogbo and Jamal Shead. The Raptors did not provide financial terms of the deals … Read more

Raptors draft Baylor guard Ja’Kobe Walter

TORONTO – Ja’Kobe Walter has never been to Canada, but when he arrives in Toronto he wants to make an immediate impact. Walter was drafted 19th overall by the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the NBA Draft on Wednesday. The six-foot-five, 195-pound guard from McKinney, Texas, said he had high expectations when he … Read more

NBA wants federal regulatory gambling framework

The NBA’s deputy commissioner and chief operating officer says the league wants a strong federal regulatory framework for legalized gambling in the United States. Mark Tatum made the comments on Wednesday, a day after a New York man was charged in a sports betting scandal that spurred the NBA to ban former Toronto Raptors centre … Read more

Raptors rookie improved his fitness over season

TORONTO – Gradey Dick’s rookie season got off to a rough start as he struggled to put up numbers in his limited time with the Toronto Raptors. But advice that his parents gave kept him focused and motivated. Dick was selected 13th overall out by Toronto in last summer’s NBA draft out and was expected … Read more

Sports integrity body sees Porter case as warning

Canada’s sports integrity watchdog is pushing for stronger policies to prevent competitive manipulation and match-fixing at all levels of competition. The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport issued its first draft of a new program to prevent competition manipulation on Wednesday, the same day that the NBA banned former Toronto Raptors backup centre Jontay Porter … Read more

Quickley powers Raptors past Wizards 130-122

TORONTO – Even though he just had his best game of the season, Immanuel Quickley only wanted to talk about the Toronto Raptors winning consecutive games for the first time in six weeks. Quickley had a double-double as the increasingly healthy Raptors fended off the Washington Wizards 130-122 on Sunday. Quickley finished with a season-high … Read more

Raptors sign Malik Williams to 10-day contract

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 3, 2024 12:10 pm Updated April 3, 2024 12:43 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – Centre Malik Williams has signed a 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors. Per team policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The six-foot-11 … Read more