NBA: Why Raptors Fans Should Cherish This Moment

By: Rossy Pasternak Wow. I can not believe this. A Toronto sports team is two wins away from competing in the finals of their respective sport. What it took for these Raptors to be in this position is nothing short of a miracle. First, they had to overcome a man on a mission, Paul George….

NBA: Raps/Heat Game 5 Reactions; Game 6 Preview

By: Adam Pasternak On to game six! With a win today, the Raptors can advance to the conference finals for the first time in franchise history. If they play the way they did last game, I have no doubt that the Raptors will come home to Toronto victorious. But before we get to game six, I…

NBA: Raptors vs. Heat – Game 4 Reactions; Keys to Success for Game 5

By: Rossy Pasternak The Raptors love making things hard for themselves. Going into game four, and being a Toronto sports fan, I was fully expecting the Raptors to come out flat and get blown out. The Raptors did in fact start slow, going into half-time down 9 points. Surprisingly though, they bucked the trend of this…

NBA: Raps/Heat – Game 3 Reactions; Game 4 Keys to Success

By: Adam and Rossy Pasternak Welcome back to SportsNak’s exclusive Raptors playoff coverage. Game three down in Miami was yet another close one that saw the Raps come out on top. Kyle Lowry finally overcame his shooting woes and torched the Heat for 33 points. With J.V going down early in the third quarter, Kyle knew…

NBA: Heat vs. Raptors Game Two Reactions; Keys to Success for Game Three

By: Adam and Rossy Pasternak Remember when Dwayne Casey wouldn’t play Jonas Valenciunas in the fourth quarter? Well, good thing he was on the court in the fourth last night, otherwise the Raptors would be going to the American Airlines Centre down 2-0 and facing impossible odds. J.V had the most success when he was setting…

NBA: Heat/Raps Game One Reactions; Game Two Keys to Success

By: Adam and Rossy Pasternak Game one of the Eastern Conference semis between the Heat and Raptors is in the books, and man, was it memorable. We all know what happened. The Raps played great defence in the first half, but couldn’t take advantage of their offensive opportunities. Well, like always, it came back to haunt…

On to the Next One: Keys for Raptors to #BeatTheHeat

By: Rossy Pasternak As a huge Toronto Raptors supporter, as well as writing for a Toronto based sports blog, I have taken a lot of flack for predicting the Raptors to miss the playoffs at the beginning of the year. They have surprised me and not only made it to the playoffs, but also the…

NFL: Draft Reactions

By: Adam Pasternak The NFL Draft has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still talk about it…right? So much happened over the weekend in the NFL and it’s honestly hard to fit it all into one article, so here are my top three stories from this past NFL Draft. 1. Jacksonville Jaguars Won…