Former NBA player Jerry Stackhouse has been named the head coach of the Raptors 905, the D-League affiliate of the Toronto Raptors. Prior to this gig, he was an assistant with the Raptors under Dwane Casey. 19 more words
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New deal done, DeMar DeRozan turns his attention to improving his game and taking the Raptors further
LAS VEGAS — A lot of players say things they don’t mean to boost their popularity and push their brand.
DeMar DeRozan isn’t like that. He speaks from the heart, sometimes to the chagrin of his handlers, and has an uncommon loyalty that is as far from a mercenary mentality you can get. 749 more words
TORONTO — Born to parents of national team volleyball players in Austria, where basketball remains a fringe sport, Jakob Poeltl didn’t exactly take the most straightforward route to the NBA. 951 more words
Entering this NBA season, the Toronto Raptors had never won 50 games, had never been to a conference finals, and had only advanced past the first round once – and not since 2001. 574 more words
After one of the high points in the Toronto Raptors playoff run, Dwane Casey had been asked about the importance of playing with desperation even when the team had reason to not feel desperate. 861 more words
TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors have confirmed head coach Dwane Casey’s contract extension.
The team says the two sides have agreed “on principal terms” of a three-year deal through the 2018-19 season. 480 more words