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How Kyle Lowry Found Trust in Toronto

he biggest play of Kyle Lowry’s life was doomed from the start. He had led the Toronto Raptors into the closing seconds of Game 7 against the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of last season’s Eastern Conference playoffs. Lowry approached a moment that nearly every player covets. Toronto trailed by a point, with the ball and a shade over six seconds remaining. There was no doubt...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raptors win Aspen Ruggerfest Championship

ASPEN, Colo. – The Glendale Raptors concluded a weekend of rugby union action at the 47th Annual Aspen Ruggerfest, winning the tournament’s Open Division Championship. With a 74-25 defeat of The Willing, a traveling team based out of the United Kingdom, the Raptors took home their first trophy of the fall rugby 15s season in the final. “This is the first time Glendale’s name...
Via Mile High Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

How Tim Leiweke Changed The Raptors From Losers to Winners

‘We The North’ and ******* Brooklyn’ have come to symbolize the legacy of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) President and CEO Tim Leiweke as the Toronto Raptors changed from lovable losers into winners in just one season under his leadership. "I didn’t know (Masai Ujiri) was going to drop the F-bomb," Leiweke said. "I kind of had a feeling he was...
Via Pro Bball Report
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amir Johnson Is the Man Clean Swiffer Ambassador

Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson cleans up on the boards and also around the house like a beast. So Procter & Gamble connected with Johnson to make him the official Man Clean Swiffer Ambassador. Part of his duties includes doing interviews like this one on City Tv, commercials and randomly surprising fans to help spread the word of the Man Clean movement. The post Amir...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mickael Pietrus works out for Kings

Mickael Pietrus was on the radar of teams looking to add veteran talent for a playoff run last season, but elected to try to get right physically instead, with an eye on returning to the NBA the following year. That time is upon us, and Pietrus has begun the workout process to try to show he still has something left — and the Sacramento Kings appear to have been his first stop...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Greg Stiemsma Deal Is Fully Guaranteed

When the Toronto Raptors signed center Greg Stiemsma to a one-year $1 million deal, it was widely assumed the contract was on similar terms to Will Cherry and Jordan Hamilton and was only guaranteed for $25,000 thus opening the door to a three-way fight on relatively even terms for the 15th and final roster spot on the team. Apparently, however, the odds are stacked in Stiemsma favor.
Via Pro Bball Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Roster Has The Depth For Success In 2014-15

Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri has built on last season's depth over the summer by retaining Kyle Lowry, Greivis Vasquez and Patrick Patterson and adding Lou Williams and James Johnson. Ujiri has given Head Coach Dwane Casey a roster full of versatile players that can play multiple positions and some veteran backups who proved they could stay ready to play and contribute even...
Via Pro Bball Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors top ten best plays from 2013-14 season

The Toronto Raptors went from going nowhere to a team to watch out for after they traded away Rudy Gay. That opened up things for DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry as they helped lead the Raptors to a third seed in the East and the most wins in franchise history. The NBA just provided us a Top 10 highlight reel of the surprising Toronto Raptors. Check the vid out, kids: Hopefully, they...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonas Valanciunas Wanted No Part Of Boogie Cousins After Tossing An Elbow His Way

Team USA and Lithuania played an ugly first half in their FIBA World Cup semifinal on Thursday. As always, the game was littered with inexplicable foul calls, this time sending Kenneth Faried, Steph Curry and Anthony Davis to the bench early. Late in the half, Rudy Gay was at the free throw line, while DeMarcus Cousins lined up against Jonas Valanciunas on the low block to fight...
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: What To Make Of Greg Stiemsma Signing

So just when it looked like the Toronto Raptors had wrapped up all of their business in free agency, they go and sign Greg Stiemsma to a one-year deal. With the addition of the 6’11″ center, the Raptors now head into training camp with 17 players, two above the limit once the regular season begins. […] Toronto Raptors: What To Make Of Greg Stiemsma Signing - Hoops Habit - Hoops...
Via NBA Draft Blog
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: Make Or Break Season For Landry Fields?

Things are looking up for the Toronto Raptors. With training camp just around the corner and meaningful games slowly coming into view, it will soon be time for them to begin defending their Atlantic Division crown, to show whether they can surpass their win total from last season, and, most importantly, to show whether they […] Toronto Raptors: Make Or Break Season For Landry Fields...
Via NBA Draft Blog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: What Jordan Hamilton Brings To The Table

On Aug. 18, the Toronto Raptors announced the signing of Jordan Hamilton to a deal that has been reported as one year in length and only partially guaranteed. Either way, the addition of Hamilton, a 6’7″ forward who split time with the Nuggets and Rockets last season, brings the roster to 16 players heading into […] Toronto Raptors: What Jordan Hamilton Brings To The Table...
Via NBA Draft Blog
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: What is the Raptors’ Biggest Weakness?

Toronto Raptors: What is the Raptors’ Biggest Weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Toronto Raptors just had arguably their best season in franchise history and in the offseason they have re-signed Kyle Lowry, Patrick Patterson and Greivis Vasquez, signed Jordan Hamilton and James Johnson, traded for Lou Williams and Lucas Norguiera and drafted...
Via HoopStuff
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA denies that league asked Toronto Raptors to fire Drake

Earlier this week, there was a report by The Globe and Mail which stated that the NBA had offered to drop a $25,000 tampering fine that had been issued to the Toronto Raptors if the team stripped Drake of his official ambassador title. Drake had gotten into some hot water with the league for “recruiting” Kevin Durant during a concert he held over the summer. Now, the NBA has...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NBA offered to rescind fine if Raptors fired Drake

The Toronto Raptors found themselves in some hot water with the NBA when their ambassador, Drake, “recruited” Kevin Durant at a recent concert. The NBA fined the Raptors $25,000 for “tampering” thanks to Drake’ stunt but they did offer to lift the fine if the Raptors fired Drake. The Raptors turned down the NBA’s offer: Raptors officials would not comment on the Drake...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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