Mar 21, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) is called for a travelling violation as he bumps into Toronto Raptors forward Tyler Hansbrough (50) at Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

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Welcome to Raptors Rapture, the Toronto Raptors news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Raptors Rapture is dedicated to providing top-notch Raptors news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

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Brian Boake, Senior Editor

I've been a lover of hoops since playing centre in high school, and I'm also an inveterate reader. It's my hope that those of you who visit this site will be rewarded with prose that reflects my knowledge of basketball at the floor level, garnished with wit and literary references. Our family has been Day 1 Raps season-ticket holders and passionate fans. However, those players or "suits" who deserve a scolding will get one, right here. Please visit often, and share your thoughts when you do.

Greg Hall, Staff Writer

Hello, I am a 32 year old aspiring writer who is also a rabid Raptors fan. I have been following the Raptors since their first expansion draft, through the good times and the bad. I always have plenty of opinions about the Raptors, I'm sure you'll enjoy reading them, or letting me know that our opinions differ, either way I enjoy your feedback.

Konstantinos Charitopoulos, Staff Writer

A Greek basketball-holic. Born in Greece, first watched basketball during Magic-Bird era, difficult times then to watch a NBA game in Europe and especially Greece, raised and started playing it while watching Michael Jordan, my favourite of all time. Enjoyed Lakers showtime, excited with His Airness Bulls... Devoted Toronto Raptors fan since the arrival of Air Canada... I have a dream; to watch a game @ ACC...I'm near of its fulfillment.

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