Ben Buchanan

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Born, Raised, and living in Toronto. Huge fan of the Indianapolis Colts and Toronto Raptors. Love getting insight and understanding all sides of current and developing sports events.

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The Toronto Raptors had one of the busiest free agency periods out of all the teams in the NBA. They added tons of talent with players such as: DeMarre Carroll, Cory Joseph, Bismack Biyombo, and Luis Scola. All of these players bring a different aspect to the Raptors.  A common theme of defensive minded players, something the Raptors had trouble with last season, they had the 19th ranked defense in 2014-2015, but it was their distraction point in the playoffs. Masai Ujiri clearly decided the team needed some defensive upgrades, and he went out and got them. Free agents usually either boom and breakout, or bust and disappoint. I'll...

The Toronto Raptors have made large strides this off-season to try to become a better, more balanced team. They have specifically tried to implement a mini culture change, a change to try to solidify their formerly 23rd ranked defense. They have made their strides by signing stout defenders such as; Demarre Carroll, Bismack Biyombo, and Cory Joseph. They have also parted ways with defensive liabilities like Greivis Vasquez and Lou Williams. There still is a major hole on the Raptors roster as of now, and that is the starting power forward. The Raptors have Patrick Patterson, but he is a better bench player as they desperately need...