Mickael Pietrus still wants to play for Boston.
Pietrus played on a one-year contract in Toronto last year where he averaged 5.3 ppg in 19 games with the Raptors. He was reportedly sidelined for most of season with knee tendinitis. Now he says he is 100 percent healthy and wants to return to Boston where he averaged 6.9 ppg and 3.1 rpg in 42 games.
In an interview with CLNS Radio...
Mark and McNeill talked about Cleveland winning the NBA Draft Lottery, argued over if the Pacers' heartbreaking loss in Game 1 will cost them the series, gave Lionel Hollins for making some big adjustments in Game 2, Mark threw out a gusty idea of the Raptors amnestying Rudy Gay and Phil Jackson making some headlines this month.
Since the Toronto Raptors didn’t make the playoffs this season, forward Amir Johnson had some time on his hands and it appears that he’s been spending some time at the Google offices in Canada.
Check out the below skit which shows that even behind secret bookcases, Amir can throw a pretty damn good party:
Welcome to Amir Johnson’s secret Google party [The Basketball Jones]
The revolution will be televised — on TSN and Rogers Sportsnet.
Big changes are underway in Toronto, where such alterations have been necessary for some time. The arrival of Tim Leiweke, who oversaw the Los Angeles-based group that owned the Lakers, Kings and Galaxy until being hired last month as CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, promises those changes will not be confined...
Bryan Colangelo will still have a significant role in the Raptors franchise, but will no longer be dealing with basketball decisions. The Toronto president will give up his role as general manager but still maintain his title of team president. The organization has yet to name a new general manager.
According to Steve Aschburner, NBA.com:
Bryan Colangelo is going to stick around...
No suprise here. Bryan Colangelo is out as the GM in Toronto.
Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment President and CEO Tim Leiweke announced Tuesday that he has revamped the senior leadership of the Toronto Raptors in preparation for next season. Bryan Colangelo has had his contract extended as the team’s President and will report directly to Mr. Leiweke. The club has also created...
The Toronto Raptors will announce on Tuesday that Bryan Colangelo's tenure as chief decision-maker of basketball operations is over, but sources say he will remain with the franchise in a corporate role.
Colangelo has always been viewed as loyal to the organization and it appears as though new MLSE CEO Tim Leiweke and ownership will honor that.
Colangelo will coincidentally represent...
MLSE has been in negotiations with Bryan Colangelo for him to return to the Toronto Raptors in a "significant" capacity, according to sources.
But the Raptors also remain in full pursuit of Masai Ujiri to assume full control of basketball operations.
MLSE faces a Monday deadline to make a decision on their option on Colangelo's contract for next season.
Here is A Link to the DenverPost.com Article on Report: Nuggets GM Masai Ujiri to be pursued by Toronto Raptors
DenverPost.com Article on Report: Nuggets GM Masai Ujiri to be pursued by Toronto Raptors Link
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I’ve come to the conclusion that throwing the first pitch at a baseball game must be an extremely difficult undertaking because far too many athletes botch it when they get the chance.
Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson, can now count himself among the other athletes to have an embarrassing moment on the mound, only he made the most of a funny situation when he asked for a...
Toronto Raptors big man Amir Johnson threw a terrible ceremonial first pitch before a Blue Jays game at the Rogers Centre last month, as it bounced halfway to home plate and skipped past the catcher. Amazingly, video of the debacle did not surface until today.
The sad "Price Is Right" music sums up the first pitch by Johnson perfectly.
Jalen Rose talked about how NBA players handle having their wives and girlfriends at the same game. The former player breaks it down.
Toronto Raptors: Regular Season Review and Awards
Record: 34-48- 10th in East- 19th
Review: The big news of the season for the Toronto Raptors was them acquiring All Star caliber forward, Rudy Gay, but even that was not enough to push them into the playoffs. Gay and DeMar DeRozan are now one of the highest scoring wing combos in the NBA and the foundation of the team moving forward...
The Toronto Raptors are hotly pursuing Phil Jackson to be their new president. Jackson has a close relationship with Tim Leiweke, former AEG operator, who now runs the Raptors organization.
Last week, however, Jackson told reporters that "There are some interesting situations that are presenting themselves, but I really haven't made up my mind yet what I'm going...
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Earlier this month, a report surfaced that indicated Phil Jackson is anxious to return to the NBA next season in some sort of capacity that may not be coaching. As you might expect, several teams have already expressed interest in bringing Jackson on board. However, it may surprise you to hear that the Toronto Raptors are believed to be a frontrunner. According to ESPN.com, the Raptors...