A brief history of the Toronto Raptors

On Thursday night, the Toronto Raptors will begin the final leg of their current quest for the NBA title. Born in 1993, it has been a long history with more downs than ups for Raptors fans. What follows is a list of the major moments of the only NBA franchise currently located outside of the U.S. Nov. 4, 1993: Franchise […]

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Burlington’s city square to become ‘Burlassic Park’ for the NBA Finals

Burlington has joined a number of Canadian cities allocating public spaces where fans can cheer on the Toronto Raptors in their quest for their first NBA championship. The NBA Finals, pitting the Toronto Raptors against the Golden State Warriors, will be shown at Civic Square in Downtown Burlington. Dubbed “Burlassic Park,” the square will join other Ontario cities like Mississauga, […]

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Raptors even up Eastern Conference finals with 120-102 win over Bucks

TORONTO – Kyle Lowry had 25 points, a limping Kawhi Leonard had 19, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday, tying the Eastern Conference finals series at two wins apiece. In one of the best all-around victories of this post-season, six Raptors scored in double figures. Norman Powell had 18 points, Serge Ibaka had 17 points […]

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