Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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We believe in Raptors culture, one of hard work, resilience and optimism. We trust Masai Ujiri, the current team GM and his masterful vision for our current roster and their destiny as a championship-contending team.




We know that a second championship is within reach, and until that day, we stand together to support our team through thick and thin.


If you feel the same way, we invite you to join us in our mission by contributing your global perspective on all things Raptors.


You can email us at [email protected] with any content suggestions or ideas - we want your take on Canada's most loved basketball team!


"We The North” was never just a slogan; it embodies how much we believe in this franchise, city and country alike. This is more than a game - it's a movement driven by authenticity, attitude, sportsmanship, excitement and honour between Raptors fans across North America.


This is why thousands of voices come together when cheering for the raptors victory during every game - We The North!


Join us as we shout out "Let's Go Raptors" everyday! Let us show our unconditional support for the hometown heroes- Toronto Raptors! Let us display true pride because its what makes every fan of this franchise believe that the ‘impossible’ could be possible someday.


With your support, Our small yet strong community can grow into something bigger and truly remarkable. Together, great things are Possible!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What was it like to be a Toronto Raptors fan for the first year?

The Toronto Raptors first season in the NBA proved to be difficult. Isiah Thomas became GM and hired Brendan Malone as head coach of the new Raptors franchise in 1995, and the team soon acquired several talented players in the draft and through trades. They defeated the mighty Chicago Bulls once that season, but overall they finished with a 21-61 win-loss record.

Toronto drafted Marcus Camby in 1996. He was named Rookie of Year and was part of the starting lineup with Alvin Williams as point guard. Damon Stoudamire was traded later in 1997. Toronto made more roster changes over the years to ensure future success.

Despite all the changes, the team struggles throughout its first few seasons in the NBA. Toronto finally made it to the playoffs in 2000 after a period for rebuilding and transition. Unfortunately, the New York Knicks won the series.


What was the best year for the Raptors?

The 2019 NBA Championship season was the Toronto Raptors best year. The Raptors won the NBA Championship for the first time in their history. It was an exciting and memorable season. The team posted a 58-24 record during the regular season, with Kawhi Leonard named Finals MVP. They defeated the Golden State Warriors in six games to take home the title.

2013 saw the Toronto Raptors replace Bryan Colangelo as general manager with MasaiUjiri. This was a major change for the franchise, and would lead to a new era that would see them one of the most successful teams in the NBA.

The Raptors under Ujiri enjoyed a resurgence and reached the playoffs in 2014. This was their first playoff appearance since 2008. Since then, they've won five Division titles and had their most successful regular season in 2018. Ujiri also made a risky, but profitable trade that year and sent DeMar DeRozan over to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Kawhi Leonard.

The Raptors had an amazing 2019, winning their first conference championship and reaching the NBA finals for a record-breaking second time. They conquered the Golden State Warriors in a total of six games.

Ujiri's time with the Raptors was a great success. He should be credited for helping to change the team's fortunes. Thanks to his leadership, the Raptors are now one of the best teams in the NBA and look poised to remain contenders for years to come.

The 2019 championship season will undoubtedly be remembered as one of the best years in the Raptors' history.

Ujiri should and will continue to be focused on building a winning culture which supports the players and staff as we move forward. This team's future is bright if they continue to strive for excellence. The Toronto Raptors have set the bar high for 2019 with their championship season. Now, it is up to Ujiri's team to build on this success.


What was the first season for the Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors' debut season was a disaster, with only 21 wins. The 1995-1996 Toronto Raptors' inaugural season in the National Basketball Association was the first season for the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors, along the Vancouver Grizzlies were two expansion teams that joined this league. It was also the first NBA season played outside the United States.

Isiah Tom, an All Star point guard and a Detroit Pistons legend was named the team's general manager. He was involved in the draft that produced Damon Stoudamire. He would go on to win Rookie-of-the Year. They also acquired Tracy Murray and Oliver Miller in separate trades. Thomas introduced a new primary symbol of a dinosaur playing in basketball and new pinstripe unis with the logo at the front of their jerseys. The Raptors added purple to their color scheme.

Brendan Malone, the new head coach of the Raptors, won the Raptors' first game on November 3, against the New Jersey Nets at SkyDome. However, they lost seven of their next seven games.

Murray finished second in scoring and averaged 16.2 points per match. He also led the team's total of 151 three-point goals. Miller had 12.9 points per game, 1.4 steals, 1.4 assists and 1.9 block per match, while Robertson was responsible for 9.3 points with 4.4rebounds, four assists, two steals per contest off the bench.

Despite having one the worst records in league, their attendance was excellent, at an average of over 17283 per game at SkyDome, now Rogers Centre.


When did the Raptors defeat the Chicago Bulls in the NBA?

The Raptors defeated Chicago Bulls in the final round of the 1996 NBA Championship. The final score was 109-108. Michael Jordan attempted a last second shot to win the Bulls game. However, it was not recorded because it was after midnight.


Statistics

  • By 2018, estimated the Raptors were worth $1.4 billion, 12th in the NBA. (en.wikipedia.org)
  • As predicted by analysts, the team easily secured a berth in the 2001 NBA playoffs with a franchise-high 47 wins. (en.wikipedia.org)
  • Thomas named Raptors' GM NBA superstar to have 10% stake in the new franchise". (en.wikipedia.org)
  • This improved during the 2006–07 regular season to an average of 18,258 fans (13th in the league), 92.2 percent capacity at the Air Canada Centre. (en.wikipedia.org)
  • After Thomas attempted to execute a letter of intent with Slaight to purchase the team failed, he resigned from his position in November and sold his 9 percent stake in the team to Slaight. (en.wikipedia.org)

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How To

Time to attend a Toronto Raptors Game

Toronto Raptors games usually take place during the weekdays between October and April. Weekends are often reserved by other events such as concerts and festivals.

It's best to book tickets well in advance because they tend to sell out quickly.

Wednesday is the most popular day for Toronto Raptors fans to visit. Because many fans arrive early to see pregame warmups, this is a popular day to attend a Toronto Raptors game.

Fans will then move to Nathan Phillips Square right next to the ACC. They stay there until the end of the game.

It is best to attend a Toronto Raptor home game after 8 pm. Fans can leave the stadium at any time before midnight and return to the stadium to celebrate the team’s victory.




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