Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors Series Recap

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The Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Toronto Raptors in six games after a triumphant 132-97 victory on Thursday night. Toronto made a run after being down 3-0, but eventually, Philadelphia’s star power was too much to handle. Joel Embiid dropped 33 points and 10 boards in game six, while Tyrese Maxey and James Harden combined for 47 points and 23 […] READ MORE


Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors Playoff Preview

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It’s a classic four-seed versus five-seed faceoff. Time and time again these series produce the most enticing outcomes, and this one should be no different. The Philadelphia 76ers boast the home-court advantage and hold two of the league’s biggest stars. The Toronto Raptors are deep and very experienced, especially after winning the title a short […] READ MORE


Toronto Raptors – Contenders or Pretenders?

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Today I will bring your attention to the Toronto Raptors as we continue the series of articles on Last Word on Basketball detailing the playoff prospects of each team still in contention for an NBA Championship in 2022. Toronto Raptors – Contenders or Pretenders? The first thing I would like to remind everyone is it was […] READ MORE


NBA Eastern Conference: A Play-In Fiasco

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As the All-Star break approaches, the seeding race for the playoffs continues to heat up. The NBA Eastern Conference is home to the reigning champions in the Milwaukee Bucks, and a number of solid teams up in the standings such as the Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers, and the surprising Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s more […] READ MORE


Toronto Raptors Have Decisions to Make

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The Toronto Raptors are going into one of the most important offseasons in their history. Veteran point guard Kyle Lowry is an unrestricted free agent. They have the seventh-best odds of landing the number one overall pick in the draft. The team is still good enough that they could be a playoff team next year […] READ MORE





The Toronto Raptors Off-season Transactions Report

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The Toronto Raptors were aware that their off-season would be quiet this year. After losing to the Boston Celtics in the second round, this off-season was more about retaining than signing new players. This is especially true for players that played a key role in the Raptors’ success this year. The Off-season Transaction Grades for […] READ MORE


New York Knicks Offseason Grades

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The New York Knicks have struggled for a long time. Last year was no different. With much of the offseason complete for the New York Knicks, let’s have a look at how that offseason played out. New York Knicks Offseason Grades NBA Draft Obi Toppin- Power Forward, University of Dayton, 8th overall New York Knicks […] READ MORE