The Toronto Raptors are the joint second-youngest team in the NBA, yet they have already played host to some of the game’s most noteworthy names over the last two decades. Their championship in 2019 solidified their transition from an anonymous also-ran to a respected winner.
The Raptors have endured many trials and tribulations over the years, but all of those obstacles have contributed to a vibrant franchise tapestry. Across the franchise annals, there have been some tremendous players worth celebrating in great detail.
With Chris Bosh becoming the first Hall of Fame inductee who played a majority of his games north of the border, the best players in Raptors history are finally starting to be celebrated on a larger scale. Raptors fans know the quality this franchise has hosted over the years, even if the larger NBA populace is unaware.
These players stand out as the top 25 scorers in Toronto Raptors franchise history based on points. Get ready to remember some surprising names you might have forgotten about and honor some of the players who made this franchise so unique.
Top 25 scorers in Toronto Raptors franchise history
25. Donyell Marshall (1,813)
24. Patrick Patterson (2,073)
23. Chris Boucher (2,076)
22. Tracy McGrady (2,122)
21. Anthony Parker (2,785)
Marshall and Patterson both filled the same role nearly a decade apart, as they were power forwards who could stroke it from deep when called on. The latter was a part of Dwane Casey’s first playoff teams in Toronto, while Marshall was an aging veteran trying to adapt to a new role.
Boucher figures to climb up this list, as the undrafted free agent turned into a fixture in both the Raptors’ rotation and the local community. Boucher’s longevity is a testament to his ability to mesh with Nick Nurse and continuously add new facets to his offensive toolbox.
Toronto Raptors: Tracy McGrady had a solid career for Toronto.
McGrady had to leave Toronto in order to blossom into the Hall of Famer we all know and love. Considering how young he came into the NBA and how he had to split time with Carter for most of his formative years, scoring as much as he did is pretty impressive.
Parker didn’t become an NBA regular until he was 31 years old, joining Toronto after fizzling out of the NBA and rehabilitating his value in Italy and Israel. Parker would average 11.9 points per game in three seasons before deciding to move on to Cleveland in 2009.