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LeBronto: Raptors History Defined By Greatness Of Others

LeBronto: Raptors History Defined By Greatness Of Others

Article posted on Friday 25 May

Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, Vince Carter, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James – the Toronto Raptors have fought against the greatest players in the modern era since the inception of the franchise. Despite these legends commanding the history of Toronto basketball with sheer greatness – most recently via LeBronto – fans of The North should remember the evolution of a team which started in a baseball stadium before evolving into a top NBA club.
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2018 NBA Playoffs Conference Finals Odds, Schedule, Picks 

Article posted on Sunday 13 May

2018 NBA Playoffs Conference Finals Odds, Schedule, Picks
The NBA Playoffs return with the Conference Finals. The main event battle between the top-seeded Houston Rockets and defending champions Golden State Warriors starts Monday. The East features a rematch between LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers versus the Boston Celtics who are hungry for revenge. Both conference finals are headed to a game 7 and oddsmakers believe we're headed for a clash between Boston and Golden State.
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Cavaliers vs Raptors NBA Playoffs Picks and Predictions 5/05/2018 

Article posted on Saturday 05 May

Cavaliers vs Raptors NBA Playoffs Picks and Predictions 5/05/2018
Oh ye of little faith. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers may have embarrassed Toronto in their own home court but don't count the Raptors out just yet. Despite staring at an 0-2 deficit, Toronto is still the better team and James is unlikely to repeat his historic performance last game. Plus, Cleveland isn't unbeatable at home.These Raptors will fight and possibly even win game 3.
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Raptors vs Cavaliers NBA Playoffs Picks and Predictions 5/01/2018 

Article posted on Tuesday 01 May

Raptors vs Cavaliers NBA Playoffs Picks and Predictions 5/01/2018
When LeBron James returns to Toronto in the NBA Playoffs, the feeling of dread and anticipation has never been greater since Thanos arrived on Earth seeking the sixth and final Infinity Stone. But unlike Infinity War, the Toronto Raptors are the favourites to end the King's reign and usurp the Eastern Conference crown from his grasp. Tonight, the Raptors prove why they are more than a match to Cleveland.
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NBA Playoff Picks: End of the Road for Two Teams 

Article posted on Friday 27 April

NBA Playoff Picks: End of the Road for Two Teams
Six teams play but only four emerge to see another day. The NBA Playoffs is winding down with three game 6's tonight and it's a wrap for two teams. The Raptors, Cavaliers, and Jazz are all up 3-2 and should finish off the Wizards, Pacers, and Thunder, respectively. Recent trends indicate the home teams prevail but it's not that simple as we break the games down.
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Raptors vs Wizards: Washington Forces Inevitable Game Seven 

Article posted on Friday 27 April

Raptors vs Wizards: Washington Forces Inevitable Game Seven
"This isn't the same old Toronto Raptors team" is a dead horse and long-time Raptors fans never bought it, to begin with. The Raptors were supposed to go through the Wizards like a traditional one-seed does to an eight-seed but we find ourselves back in Washington. We break down why fans are backing the Wizards over the Raptors despite Toronto opening as five-point favourites,
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Raptors vs Wizards: Toronto Back to Square One in Must-Win Game 5 

Article posted on Wednesday 25 April

Raptors vs Wizards: Toronto Back to Square One in Must-Win Game 5
There is an air of silent strength within Toronto right now. The city mourns but remains resilient and the same can be said for the Raptors. Despite dropping their last two games, the Raptors are far from panicking. The series is now a best-of-three and Toronto looks to shrug off their losses and get back to business. Expect a return to form for Toronto as we preview game 5.
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NBA Playoff Picks: Dwyane Wade, Spurs, The End of Two Eras 

Article posted on Tuesday 24 April

NBA Playoff Picks: Dwyane Wade, Spurs, The End of Two Eras
As the first round of the NBA Playoffs winds down, we may be saying goodbye to not one but two eras: Dwyane Wade's run with the Miami Heat and the Gregg Popovich Spurs. Wade may be on the brink of retirement and an early exit at the hands of the Sixers may expedite that process while the Warriors could permanently finish the dying Spurs dynasty. We break down the games.
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Raptors vs Wizards: Raptors Rebound to Nip the Wizards 

Article posted on Sunday 22 April

Raptors vs Wizards: Raptors Rebound to Nip the Wizards
The wheels came off for Toronto last Friday as they couldn't stop the Wizards' scoring and succumbed 122-103. Game 3 was mostly close until Washington outscored Toronto 39-32 in the second and cemented it with a 32-21 third-quarter run. Toronto played decently on offence but lackadaisical on defence. That won't happen twice as they tighten things up and take game 4.
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NBA Playoff Picks: Desperate Times for Desperate Teams 

Article posted on Saturday 21 April

NBA Playoff Picks: Desperate Times for Desperate Teams
Heading into the second weekend of the NBA Playoffs, we are looking at some pivotal match-ups and potential series closers. The New Orleans Pelicans could sweep Portland while Houston and Philadelphia are poised to be just one win away from advancing. Utah and Oklahoma City duke it out tied at one game apiece. We have a whole day of NBA Playoffs and are headed into the proverbial climax.
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