More than anything, Bargnani's inability to change is what damned him. And now the former No. 1 pick is out of the NBA.
Ujiri chose to sit out the first crazy days of free agency, again. For his team's long-term cap sheet, that was probably for the best. But there's a catch.
There's no lottery pick to throw around in a trade anymore. While Masai Ujiri has collected a nice group of young players, none of them are good enough to headline a package for a very useful player, let alone a star.
VICE Sports spent seven days in early March with Toronto Raptors assistant and player development coach Jama Mahlalela to learn more about what his job entails.
Coming off their best season ever, the Raptors must soon decide how much DeRozan and Biyombo are worth to the franchise.
The Raptors enjoyed a franchise-best season and are in a good place moving forward. One thing they can't do anything about, though: LeBron being in the same conference.
The Raptors' all-star backcourt is clicking, with Toronto suddenly looking like the 56-win team it entered the playoffs as.
What your disposition is when you are hopelessly, royally screwed is a lot more revealing than what you look like when things are going well.
Kyle Lowry powered Toronto to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in franchise history with a blowout Game 7 win over Miami. The underdog Raptors might just be able to put an honest scare into LeBron James and the Cavs.
The Raptors' stars carried the team in Game 5. And now Toronto is one step closer to a place its never been before: the Eastern Conference finals.