Toronto Raptors

*Small sample size That’s always the disclaimer we media folk have to include when we take offer opinions or analysis early on in the season. The reason is justifiable. A lot can change between now and when the season comes down the homestretch that we can’t say that the success or lack thereof surrounding either
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The length, athleticism and dogged defense the Toronto Raptors rode to their first ever championship made it easy to forget that O.G. Anunoby watched his team’s title run in street clothes. With Pascal Siakam, Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green, Toronto had as much or more defensive talent on the wing than any team in basketball,
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As the young NBA season rolls into November, storylines have swirled in every which way. The Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors have flip-flopped, the Boston Celtics look to be real and Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns are clearly not friends. There is a buzz, some good, some bad, around almost every team, with plenty
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It can’t be argued against: The Boston Celtics have had a disastrous year. Boston watched as a potential dynasty crumbled into nothing before their eyes. Kyrie Irving is a Brooklyn Net, Al Horford went to the Philadelphia 76ers and, in the wake of their respective departures, the team has undergone enough change to rock even
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The offseason is finally done. Training camp is officially underway. The 2019-2020 NBA season is mere weeks away from starting. As usual, we’ve all been waiting a long time for this moment. And why shouldn’t we? There are so many exciting storylines to tune into this season. The league’s new-found parity. The new LA teams.
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It is the middle ground between prime and retirement, between IQ and adaptability, and it lies between when the shot doesn’t fall as much and when a guy can’t jump as high as he used to. This is the dimension of aging stardom. It is basically when a star enters the NBA equivalent of which
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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!With those millions in writing,And All-Stars combining to give hope or fear!It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Seriously though, for junkies like us, the NBA offseason is basically the holidays. People always talk about how they can’t stand all the pressure, all the buildup for when
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Basketball Insiders recently started a new series detailing the top free agents by position as a primer for the free agency period beginning on July 1. Let’s get caught up. Drew Maresca covered point guards, Jordan Hicks shooting guards. Then, Spencer Davies detailed small forwards and Ben Nadeau wrote about power forwards. First, a look at
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TORONTO, ON- JUNE 17 – Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) as the Toronto Raptors hold their victory parade after beating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals in Toronto. June 17, 2019. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images) South Korea scored via back-heel nutmeg assist (Video) by Kevin Parvizi Beloved Toronto Raptors fan
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Once the dust settled, Kawhi Leonard sent a text to his new teammate Kyle Lowry. “Let’s go out and do something special,” it read. “I know your best friend left, I know you’re mad, but let’s make this thing work out.” On Friday, Leonard and the Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game
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