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The 2016–17 Toronto Raptors season was the 22nd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). On March 25, 2017, the team clinched a team-record fourth straight berth to the NBA playoffs. They finished the regular season with a 51–31 record as the 3rd seed. In the playoffs, the Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks in the First Round of the playoffs in six games, facing the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers in the Semifinals, whom they met in last season's Eastern Conference Finals. However, the Raptors would be swept by the Cavaliers in four games.

2016–17 Toronto Raptors season
Head coachDwane Casey
General managerMasai Ujiri
Owner(s)Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
ArenaAir Canada Centre
Results
Record51–31 (.622)
PlaceDivision: 2nd (Atlantic)
Conference: 3rd (Eastern)
Playoff finishConference Semifinals
(Lost to Cavaliers 0–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionTSN, Sportsnet
< 2015–16 2017–18 >

Contents

DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 9 Jakob Pöltl C   Austria Utah
1 27 Pascal Siakam PF   Cameroon New Mexico State

StandingsEdit

DivisionEdit

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
cBoston Celtics 53 29 .646 0.0 30–11 23–18 11–5 82
xToronto Raptors 51 31 .622 2.0 28–13 23–18 14–2 82
New York Knicks 31 51 .378 22.0 19–22 12–29 5–11 82
Philadelphia 76ers 28 54 .341 25.0 17–24 11–30 7–9 82
Brooklyn Nets 20 62 .244 33.0 13–28 7–34 3–13 82


ConferenceEdit

Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 cBoston Celtics * 53 29 .646 82
2 yCleveland Cavaliers * 51 31 .622 2.0 82
3 xToronto Raptors 51 31 .622 2.0 82
4 yWashington Wizards * 49 33 .598 4.0 82
5 xAtlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 10.0 82
6 xMilwaukee Bucks 42 40 .512 11.0 82
7 xIndiana Pacers 42 40 .512 11.0 82
8 xChicago Bulls 41 41 .500 12.0 82
9 Miami Heat 41 41 .500 12.0 82
10 Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 16.0 82
11 Charlotte Hornets 36 46 .439 17.0 82
12 New York Knicks 31 51 .378 22.0 82
13 Orlando Magic 29 53 .354 24.0 82
14 Philadelphia 76ers 28 54 .341 25.0 82
15 Brooklyn Nets 20 62 .244 33.0 82

Record vs opponentsEdit

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Atlantic Division Northwest Division
Team Home Away Team Home Away
Boston 114–106 107–97 101–94 104–109 Denver 105–102 113–111*
Brooklyn 116–104 132–113 119–109 103–95 Minnesota 124–110 109–112
New York 118–107 116–101 92–91 110–97 Oklahoma City 102–123 112–102
Philadelphia 122–95 113–104 123–114 89–94 Portland 112–106 95–91
Utah 101–93 104–98
8–0 6–2 4–1 4–1
Division 14–2 Division 8–2
Central Division Pacific Division
Team Home Away Team Home Away
Chicago 122–120* 118–123* 94–105 Golden State 121–127 111–121
Cleveland 91–94 112–116 117–121 98–83 L.A. Clippers 118–109 115–123
Detroit 109–91 101–102 87–75 105–102 L.A. Lakers 113–80 123–114
Indiana 116–91 111–100 90–108 Phoenix 103–115 91–99
Milwaukee 122–100 102–86 105–99 94–101 Sacramento 91–96 99–102
6–3 4–5 2–3 1–4
Division 10–8 Division 3–7
Southeast Division Southwest Division
Team Home Away Team Home Away
Atlanta 128–84 121–125 99–105 Dallas 100–78 94–86
Charlotte 90–85 106–110 113–111 78–113 Houston 122–129 115–102
Miami 96–87 96–94 89–104 101–84 Memphis 120–105 99–101
Orlando 113–114 131–112 109–79 94–102 New Orleans 108–106* 94–87
Washington 96–105 113–103 114–106 San Antonio 106–108 82–110
5–4 5–4 3–2 3–2
Division 10–8 Division 6–4
Conference 34–18 (Home: 19–7; Away: 15–11) Conference 17–13 (Home: 9–6; Away: 8–7)
Overall 51–31 (Home: 28–13; Away: 23–18)

(* game decided in overtime)

Game logEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

2016–17 game log
Total: 4–3 (Home: 2–1; Road: 2–2)
2016–17 season schedule

Regular seasonEdit

2016–17 game log
Total: 51–31 (Home: 28–13; Road: 23–18)
2016–17 season schedule

PlayoffsEdit

2017 playoff game log
Total: 4–6 (Home: 2–3; Road: 2–3)
2017 playoff schedule

RosterEdit

2016–17 Toronto Raptors roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
F 20 Caboclo, Bruno (DL) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1995-09-21 Brazil
F 5 Carroll, DeMarre 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1986-07-27 Missouri
G 10 DeRozan, DeMar (C) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1989-08-07 Southern California
F/C 9 Ibaka, Serge 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1989-09-18 Republic of the Congo
G 6 Joseph, Cory 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1991-08-20 Texas
G 7 Lowry, Kyle (C) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1986-03-25 Villanova
C 92 Nogueira, Lucas 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1992-07-26 Brazil
F 54 Patterson, Patrick 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1989-03-14 Kentucky
C 42 Pöltl, Jakob 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1995-10-15 Utah
G 24 Powell, Norman 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1993-05-25 UCLA
F 43 Siakam, Pascal 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1994-02-04 New Mexico State
F 2 Tucker, P. J. 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1985-05-05 Texas
C 17 Valančiūnas, Jonas 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1992-05-06 Lithuania
G 23 VanVleet, Fred 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1994-02-25 Wichita State
G 55 Wright, Delon 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1992-04-26 Utah
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to
    D-League affiliate
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2017-03-03

TransactionsEdit

Free agencyEdit

Re-signedEdit

Player Signed
DeMar DeRozan[1] 5-year contract worth $139 million

AdditionsEdit

Player Signed Former team
Jared Sullinger[2] 1-year contract worth $6 million Boston Celtics
Jarrod Uthoff[3] Iowa Hawkeyes
Fred VanVleet[4] Wichita State Shockers
Yanick Moreira[5] UCAM Murcia
Drew Crawford[5] Bnei Herzliya

SubtractionsEdit

Player Reason left New team
Bismack Biyombo[6] 4-year contract worth $72 million Orlando Magic
James Johnson[7] 1-year contract worth $4 million Miami Heat
Luis Scola[8] 1-year contract worth $5.5 million Brooklyn Nets
Anthony Bennett[9] 2-year contract worth $2.1 million Brooklyn Nets /   Fenerbahçe
Terrence Ross Traded Orlando Magic
Jared Sullinger Traded Phoenix Suns

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Raptors re-sign DeMar DeRozan". nba.com/magic. July 14, 2016. Retrieved July 14, 2016.
  2. ^ "Raptors Sign Jared Sullinger". nba.com/raptors. July 14, 2016. Retrieved July 14, 2016.
  3. ^ "Raptors Sign Jarrod Uthoff". nba.com/raptors. August 2, 2016. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  4. ^ "Raptors sign Fred VanVleet". nba.com/raptors. July 18, 2016. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Raptors sign free agents Drew Crawford, Yanick Moreira". nba.com/raptors. August 11, 2016. Retrieved August 11, 2016.
  6. ^ "Magic sign Bismack Biyombo". nba.com/magic. July 7, 2016. Retrieved July 7, 2016.
  7. ^ "Heat announce free agent signings". nba.com/heat. July 10, 2016. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  8. ^ "Brooklyn Nets sign Luis Scola and Greivis Vasquez". nba.com/nets. July 13, 2016. Archived from the original on July 19, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  9. ^ "Brooklyn Nets sign Anthony Bennett". nba.com/nets. July 14, 2016. Retrieved July 14, 2016.