NBA Coach of the Year Rankings

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There are a number of both coaches and teams exceeding expectations and doing quite well this season, creating stiff competition in the NBA Coach of the Year race. Five candidates, however, have separated themselves from the pack. Check out the rankings below. NBA Coach of the Year Rankings Numbers Five to Three 5. Erik Spoelstra, […] 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



A Year of Frustrations: An Open Letter to Toronto Raptors Fans

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Dear Toronto Raptors Fans, The past year has been nothing short of painful for the Raptors. Since the 2019-2020 NBA season was suspended, it’s been all downhill for the Raptors. As it stands, Toronto is 20-32, not sure of which direction to go. With the Raptors on pace for their worst season since Masai Ujiri […] READ MORE


Nate Bjorkgren Named Head Coach of the Indiana Pacers

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Nate Bjorkgren was the assistant coach of the Toronto Raptors from 2018-20. It has been reported that he has left the Raptors organization to become the new Indiana Pacers head coach. Indiana Pacers Hire Nate Bjorkgren as their Next Head Coach Shams Charania is the senior lead NBA insider/Writer/Analyst for The Athletic and Stadium. He […] READ MORE


Toronto Raptors 2019-20 NBA Season Review

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The Toronto Raptors finished with the second-best regular-season record in the NBA. Their championship-pedigree and toughness allowed them to be one of the top East contenders. A big part of their success was their defense and their ability to limit star players to limited points. They also had tremendous depth throughout the regular season and […] READ MORE


Nick Nurse Wins Coach of the Year

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Nick Nurse has finally received the credit he deserves, winning his first Coach of the Year award. Nurse led the Toronto Raptors to a 53-19 record, good for second in the Eastern Conference. Nick Nurse Wins Coach of the Year Toronto Raptors’ head coach Nick Nurse has been named the NBA Coach of the Year. […] READ MORE




Toronto Raptors: Five Greatest Coaches in Franchise History

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The Toronto Raptors have been in the NBA since 1995. There have been many great coaches since its inception. This includes coaches like Brendan Malone, the first-ever head coach of the Toronto Raptors. The second-youngest franchise in the NBA along with the Memphis Grizzlies (who started off as the Vancouver Grizzlies), the Raptors, have accomplished […] READ MORE