The Raptors have won 48-plus games each of the past four seasons, so there's good reason to think they will surpass their projected 47 wins, as long as Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan remain healthy.
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The Toronto Raptors and free-agent swingman K.J. McDaniels have agreed to a one-year deal, league sources tell ESPN.
The Raptors took a step in the wrong direction last season, failing to improve upon their win total from the previous year for the first time since 2011-12. Where does our panel see them going from here?
Raptors sign Wiltjer
The Raptors signed forward Kyle Wiltjer to a one-year deal, the team announced Tuesday. Financial terms of the contract were not immediately disclosed. The 6-foot-10, 240-pounder appeared in 14 games for the Houston Rockets last season, compiling 13 points and 10 rebounds in 44 minutes of action.
The Raptors will open the season at home vs. the Bulls on Thursday, Oct. 19. The defending champion Warriors will make their lone visit to Toronto on Saturday, Jan. 13.
Toronto mostly brings back the same group from a season ago, but the departure of RPM favorite Patrick Patterson hurts the projection.
Masai Ujiri resisted the desire to break up a successful roster that could contend in a post-LeBron James Eastern Conference.
Raptors add backcourt depth
Toronto signed former NC State guard Lorenzo Brown to a two-way contract. He has played 63 games for three NBA teams since 2013 and averaged 23.6 points in 11 games last season for Grand Rapids in the D-League.
Lawrence Murray ESPN.com
Starting at Drew League for M.H.P. today vs. Bulldogs: Victor Rudd Julius Randle JaVale McGee Nick Young DeMar DeRozan
Hoping to have better ball movement next season, Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey is planning to play DeMar DeRozan more at point guard.
Cover athlete Kyrie Irving, as well as Paul George, Karl-Anthony Towns, DeMar DeRozan, Devin Booker and Joel Embiid, gave interesting responses when they learned their NBA 2K18 ratings.
Lingering questions regarding Jonas Valanciunas' work ethic and his contract make it difficult for the Toronto Raptors to trade their starting center.
Patrick Patterson thanked Raptors fans as he left for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Zach talks to Jerry Stackhouse about coaching in the G League, his ambitions, fights, trying to reach Deron Williams and much more.
Young trio helps Raptors stay unbeaten
Second-year pros Jakob Poeltl (17 points, 10 rebounds), Fred VanVleet (17 points) and Pascal Siakam (14 points) carried the Raptors to an 82-81 win over the Nuggets on Monday to improve to 3-0 in Las Vegas. Malik Beasley scored 19 points for the Nuggets, who fell to 0-3.
With his future now in Brooklyn, DeMarre Carroll told the Toronto Sun on Monday that the Raptors' locker room was divided last season as players lacked trust in each other.
Brian Windhorst ESPN Senior Writer
The Raptors will waive C Justin Hamilton after the trade to send DeMarre Carroll to Brooklyn is finalized, sources said. Hamilton is guaranteed $3 million this season, Toronto will use the stretch provision to reduce their cap hit to $1 million this season to give them extra room under the luxury tax line. Hamilton will be a free agent.
Toronto needs shooting and is acquiring C.J. Miles from Indiana for point guard Cory Joseph. Kevin Pelton grades the trade.
Bobby Marks ESPN
The trade of DeMarre Carroll and now Cory Joseph will have the Raptors positioned to be under the luxury tax. Toronto will likely project to be $555k below the tax with 13 guaranteed and 1 non-guaranteed contract. Keep in mind that newly signed Kyle Lowry has $2.3M in unlikely bonuses that could push the Raptors into the tax if the bonuses are met.
The Raptors and Pacers have agreed to a sign-and-trade deal that will send C.J. Miles to Toronto in exchange for Cory Joseph, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Raptors blow out Wolves in Vegas
Jakob Poeltl racked up a double-double (15 points, 10 rebounds), Pascal Siakam added 17 and Kennedy Meeks scored 12 points in nine minutes off the bench to lead Toronto to a 97-72 win over Minnesota in Saturday's summer league contest.
Bobby Marks ESPN
The trade of DeMarre Carroll to Brooklyn will save the Raptors $30M this season. Carroll was owed $14.8M and the Toronto before the trade had a $18M tax bill. The Raptors are currently $900K below the tax with 14 players under contract. Toronto in 2018-19 now has $112M in salary, $11M below the luxury tax.
The Raptors are dealing away a starter, while the Nets are getting much-needed draft picks. Kevin Pelton grades the trade.