Toronto Raptors

Raptors Campaign Will Make Every Canadian Love Basketball

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Living

Ending their season with 48 wins (48-34) and leading the pack of the Atlantic division, Canada's only national basketball team has big plans for the N...

Toronto Raptors Fans, Rejoice

CP | Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada

TORONTO - Together, they've logged 10 seasons of mostly disappointment with the Toronto Raptors.Friday night, DeMar DeRozan and Amir Johnson wrote the...

Dear Toronto Raptors, Help Me, Help You

Mike Gallay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Mike Gallay

Even the sacrosanct Toronto Maple Leafs have had three names in their history, migrating from the Toronto Arenas (1917-1919) to the Toronto St. Patricks (1919-1927) to today's Toronto Maple Leafs who honour the region's love of grammar. Change is possible and welcome and please do this because I cannot take it anymore.

What Savvy Business People Can Learn From Drake

Jay Rosenzweig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Jay Rosenzweig

Drake was recently announced as the new "global ambassador" for the Toronto Raptors. In doing this, Drake showed loyalty to his hometown NBA team. He also took a critical step in building his personal brand. This was a terrific move to add breadth to his career and leave open a path for a post-music career.

Raptors Mascot Is Injured!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

The Toronto Raptors season hasn't started yet but the team has already suffered its first injury. The team's mascot injured his achilles and will like...

Should the Raptors Embrace Extinction?

Gal's Got Game | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Gal's Got Game

It's hard to put our finger on just how much fans care about the proverbial losing team. They managed a good amount of success in the Vince Carter days of the late '90s and early 2000s, and even started to look towards the championship with a couple of runs at the playoffs under Chris Bosh in the 2007 season... but since then, the Raps have found themselves in a downward spiral and constant team-building situation, disappointing fans in Toronto and around the country alike.

Drake Awkwardly Hangs Out With Rob Ford

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada

Toronto Raptors super-fan Drake got to do something pretty awesome on Monday morning. The Toronto-born rapper was named a global ambassador for th...

Westin Harbour Castle; A Home Away from Home

Amber Rehman | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Travel
Amber Rehman

  To find a good hotel that suits your family's needs is like looking for a second home. For our family the winner hands down has been the We...

Why Did Rapper Wale Confront Toronto Raptors' Announcers?

Huffington Post Music Canada | By Jason MacNeil | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

Two members of the Toronto Raptors broadcast team got in a strange feud with rapper Wale during this week's NBA game against the Washington Wizards in...

Raptors Rookie Slam Dunks Competition, Wins

CP | Chris Duncan, The Associated Press | Posted 04.18.2013 | Canada

HOUSTON - Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a ...

What the CFL Has to do With Canadian Politics

Zach Paikin | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Politics
Zach Paikin

What I find particularly interesting about the Canadian Football League -- our league -- is that it often reflects Canada's political, economic and ideational condition. As Canada completes its celebration of the 100th Grey Cup, it is a particularly timely moment to examine "Canada-Toronto relations."

The Soccer Team Whose Fans Call the Shots

Andy Juniper | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Business
Andy Juniper

I think the Seattle Sounders -- the super successful soccer club -- is on to something. The Sounders have decided to not only listen to their fans, but to take it one step farther and allow their faithful flock to decide the fate of the club's General Manager, Adrian Hanauer, via a vote. I know what you're thinking: how on Earth did they conjure up this cockamamie scheme?

Grieving Over the Ghosts of Championships Past

Peter Worthington | Posted 05.04.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

How can it be, I wondered, that the largest, most vibrant city in Canada has difficulty getting a professional team into the playoffs, much less winning all the marbles?

WATCH: Raptors Player Botches Free Throw

The Huffington Post Canada | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 01.14.2012 | Canada

Somebody is going to be shooting free throws at the next practice. Toronto Raptors Jamaal Magloire had a chance to keep his team's hopes alive in a cl...