Top Raptor Moments of 2016


What Were the Greatest Raptor Moments of 2016?

Eastern Conference Finals.

That was what 2016 had in store for the Toronto Raptors. For the first time in team history, the Toronto Raptors were able to reach the NBA’s final four, establishing themselves amongst the game’s elite.

With an incredible 2016 coming to a close, 2017 may be even more special than this past year. With the Raptors continuing to push forward, who knows what the new year will bring.

But until then, let’s take a look back at what was a very memorable 2016!

5) Lowry and DeRozan represent Raptors in All-Star Game 2016

Raptor top moments 2016


With the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend taking place in Toronto, Canada for the first time in the history of the game, Canada’s team was well represented by its two All-Stars: Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan. It was a weekend to remember and made for one of the greatest All-Star Weekends of all time.

4) DeRozan Re-Signs with Raptors

After an incredible playoff run, it did not take long for DeRozan to show his loyalty for the North, as he inked a long-term deal to stay with the Toronto Raptors, even taking less money to give his franchise some more flexibility moving forward.

3) Raptors Win Playoff Series, Seriously!

After a heart-breaking game 7 loss against the Brooklyn Nets two seasons beforehand, and an embarrassing four game sweep at the hands of the Washington Wizards the year after, the Raptors finally got over the hump. With an 89-84 victory, the Raptors finally advance to the second round of the NBA playoffs.

2) Eastern Conference, Baby!

For the first time in team history, the Raptors advanced to the Eastern Conference finals, taking out the Miami Heat.

1) Raptors Beat Cleveland

In a six-point thriller, the Raptors did what no one in the basketball world thought was possible – take two from the Finals bound Cleveland Cavaliers. The Raptors would end up losing the series 4-2, but they were able to win so much more. In 2016, the Raptors won the respect from all around the league and have established themselves as a team to be reckoned with for years to come.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Return to Normal

11 Jun 2021

Coaching Royalty

03 Jun 2021

Hardware Talk

22 May 2021

Marv Albert to Retire

15 May 2021

  • Raptors’ Corner

  • Video Highlights

  • Facebook

  • Top Internet Presence by:

  • Twitter

  • Pick N Pod

  • Shop

  • Featured Video

    Oops, something went wrong.


    Return to Normal
    11 Jun 20210 comments
    Coaching Royalty
    03 Jun 20210 comments
    Hardware Talk
    22 May 20210 comments


    Read all tweets

    © 2016 BallnRoll

    Web Solutions by: CO4 Computing Inc