Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors fire head coach Nick Nurse after disappointing season

Apr 21, 2023 | 10:14am

Four years after helping deliver the first championship in franchise history, Nick Nurse is paying the price for a rocky season for the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors announced Friday they had fired the head coach after five seasons. Toronto failed to make the playoffs this season after finishing ninth in the Eastern Conference with a 41-41 record and […]

Raptors hoping to resume NBA season where they left off

Jul 31, 2020 | 6:12pm

The Toronto Raptors were the hottest team in the NBA in early March, on a league-best four-game winning streak, coming off a solid west coast road swing and having just clinched a playoff spot. They were gleefully making their pre-season critics eat their words. Then the threat of COVID-19 swept through sports like a prairie […]

Police probe report of shots fired at Raptors rally, celebration continues

Jun 17, 2019 | 2:37pm

TORONTO — Frantic Raptors fans bolted from a square in downtown Toronto after police said they were investigating reports of shots fired at a massive rally celebrating the team’s historic NBA championship win. The festivities, which were briefly suspended, carried on even as dozens of fans ran in several directions at the south end of the […]

We the North; We The Champs. Toronto Raptors win the NBA Championship

Jun 13, 2019 | 10:14pm

The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the the first time in franchise history. They secured the Larry O’Brien Trophy with a 114-110 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals, taking the series 4-2. Kyle Lowry came out firing, and he couldn’t miss in the opening minutes, racking […]

Mosaic Stadium prepares for Riders/Raptors viewing party

Jun 12, 2019 | 3:30pm

Officials with EVRAZ Place were caught off guard somewhat by the amount of people who showed up at Mosaic Stadium to watch Game 5 of the NBA Finals, but they are now prepared for Thursday and Sunday if needed. Almost 14,000 people came out to Regina’s Jurassic Park to watch the Raptors game on Monday.  […]

City of Regina anticipating bigger crowds for Thursday’s Raptors viewing party

Jun 11, 2019 | 4:27pm

With the Toronto Raptors playing Game 6 in the NBA Finals on Thursday night, the City of Regina is preparing for an even bigger crowd to gather at Mosaic Stadium to watch the game. The city will be providing transit service to and from the game similar to Rider games and other big events. As […]

Start of Riders game moved up due to Game 6 of NBA Finals

Jun 11, 2019 | 8:15am

The CFL doesn’t want to get in the way of the Toronto Raptors run to a possible NBA title. With Game 6 of the NBA Finals happening Thursday in Oakland, it means there will be an overlap between that game and the 2019 season opener between the Riders and Hamilton. As a result, the league […]

Raptors fans fill seats at Mosaic Stadium watch party for game 5

Jun 10, 2019 | 11:25pm

Mosaic Stadium was filled with an unusual amount of red Monday night, as Game 5 between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors was played on the big screen. While the Raptors lost 106-105, fans were in on the action all night long, with an estimated over 13,000 fans in attendance. Raptor fan Salmaan Moola […]

Put the champagne on ice; Warriors hang on to stay alive as they win Game 5 of NBA Finals

Jun 10, 2019 | 10:26pm

TORONTO — Stephen Curry scored 31 points, Klay Thompson added 26 and they led a season-saving surge that gave the Golden State Warriors a 106-105 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The Splash Brothers combined for three straight 3-pointers in the closing minutes after Toronto had […]

Regina’s “Jurassic Park” moving to Mosaic Stadium for Game 5 of NBA Finals

Jun 8, 2019 | 9:00am

Many people came to City Square Plaza Friday night to watch the Toronto Raptors win Game 4 of the NBA Finals putting them on the verge of their first ever championship. When they hit the court on Monday night in Toronto, Regina Raptor fans won’t be able to go back to City Square Plaza to […]