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  • • Aaron Gordon could miss ‘several days’ after hamstring injury
    The injuries just keep piling up for the Orlando Magic. On Wednesday, it was Aaron Gordon who was forced to exit the ballgame against the Toronto Raptors with an apparent hamstring injury. Following Orlando’s 109-99 defeat at the hands of the defending champs, NBA insider Shams Charania revealed that the 24-year-old will be sidelined for […] The post Aaron Gordon could miss ‘seve...2020
  • • VIDEO: Fred VanVleet blows by Markelle Fultz with the nasty hesitation crossover
    Toronto Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet showed no mercy against Orlando Magic youngster Markelle Fultz on Wednesday at Disney World. VanVleet was pushing the ball coast to coast and appeared to be stopping his dribble to call out a play. But the Raptors guard decided on a split second to drive past Fultz with a […] The post VIDEO: Fred VanVleet blows by Markelle Fultz with the nasty hesita...2020
  • • Kyle Lowry dares Aaron Gordon to meet him at his room after scuffle
    Orlando Magic power forward Aaron Gordon and Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry got into a scuffle during Wednesday’s NBA game after Gordon felt Lowry tried to hurt him. Gordon actually left the game with a hamstring injury and wasn’t happy with Lowry. Thanks to the fine folks of Twitter, we now have an idea […] The post Kyle Lowry dares Aaron Gordon to meet him at his room a...2020
  • • Kevin Durant reveals his 2020 NBA Champion between Clippers, Lakers, and Bucks
    Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant is still recovering from his torn Achilles back home while the NBA’s bubble pushes forward. Like most fans, he sees a Western Conference Finals showdown between the LA Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers, while also predicting an Eastern Conference Finals rematch featuring the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors. As far […] The post Kevin Durant reveals his ...2020
  • • Nick Nurse speaks out on what’s behind Norman Powell’s bubble slump
    Norman Powell of the Toronto Raptors has been struggling as of late. Head coach Nick Nurse has seen this familiar scene before, noting that sooner or later, the guard will finally get his mojo back. Before the 2019-20 season was suspended in March, Powell had been averaging 16.2 points per game in 28.7 minutes. But […] The post Nick Nurse speaks out on what’s behind Norman Powell’...2020
  • • Kelly Olynyk’s flagrant foul call during Heat-Raptors game was a mistake, admits NBA official
    Miami Heat big man Kelly Olynyk was slapped with a flagrant foul in the fourth quarter of their 107-103 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Monday. After a thorough review though, the official admittrf that it was the wrong call. The play occurred in the fourth quarter at the 6:56 minute mark with the game […] The post Kelly Olynyk’s flagrant foul call during Heat-Raptors game was a mistake...2020
  • • Heat’s Jimmy Butler out vs. Celtics with ankle issue
    Miami Heat small forward Jimmy Butler won’t play against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday. Butler is dealing with right ankle soreness. Jimmy Butler (right ankle soreness) out tonight vs. Celtics. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) August 4, 2020 The Heat are 1-1 at Disney World. They defeated the Denver Nuggets and lost to the Toronto Raptors. […] The post Heat’s Jimmy Butler out...2020
  • • Every known tattoo on Fred VanVleet’s body
    By the looks of it, Toronto Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet has one powerful tattoo on his left shoulder. VanVleet’s shoulder tattoo is of a ladder going up to heaven, an extended hand, a dove for peace, and the phrase “always missed never forgotten.” It’s assumed that VanVleet is honoring a deceased family member. View […] The post Every known tattoo on Fred VanVle...2020
  • • Raptors already showing their ‘championship DNA’ in NBA bubble
    Not many expected the Toronto Raptors to keep their standing as one of the elite teams in the NBA following the departure of last year’s Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard. But alas, Toronto has managed to remain a top-2 team in the East throughout the regular season. Entering the bubble games in Orlando, experts still pegged […] The post Raptors already showing their ‘championship DNAR...2020
  • • Raptors’ biggest edge over the Bucks, according to Kendrick Perkins
    The Toronto Raptors are indeed the defending NBA champions, though the Eastern Conference franchise did lose All-Star swingman Kawhi Leonard to free agency this past offseason. As a result, the surging Milwaukee Bucks have remained the favorites to ultimately come out of the East this time around. However, with the Raptors playing quite well since […] The post Raptors’ biggest edge ove...2020

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Toronto Raptors injury and suspension

  • • Aaron Gordon could miss ‘several days’ after hamstring injury
    The injuries just keep piling up for the Orlando Magic. On Wednesday, it was Aaron Gordon who was forced to exit the ballgame against the Toronto Raptors with an apparent hamstring injury. Following Orlando’s 109-99 defeat at the hands of the defending champs, NBA insider Shams Charania revealed that the 24-year-old will be sidelined for […] The post Aaron Gordon could miss ‘seve...2020
  • • Kyle Lowry dares Aaron Gordon to meet him at his room after scuffle
    Orlando Magic power forward Aaron Gordon and Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry got into a scuffle during Wednesday’s NBA game after Gordon felt Lowry tried to hurt him. Gordon actually left the game with a hamstring injury and wasn’t happy with Lowry. Thanks to the fine folks of Twitter, we now have an idea […] The post Kyle Lowry dares Aaron Gordon to meet him at his room a...2020
  • • Nick Nurse speaks out on what’s behind Norman Powell’s bubble slump
    Norman Powell of the Toronto Raptors has been struggling as of late. Head coach Nick Nurse has seen this familiar scene before, noting that sooner or later, the guard will finally get his mojo back. Before the 2019-20 season was suspended in March, Powell had been averaging 16.2 points per game in 28.7 minutes. But […] The post Nick Nurse speaks out on what’s behind Norman Powell’...2020
  • • LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kyle Kuzma probable vs. Raptors despite injuries
    A timely update has been provided on the status of the Los Angeles Lakers trio of LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Kyle Kuzma and their fitness ahead of LA’s matchup against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. Lakers insider and ClutchPoints’ own Ryan Ward reports that all three players are probable to suit up against the […] The post LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kyle Kuzma probable...2020
  • • Fred VanVleet provides important update on knee injury
    Toronto Raptors fans need not to worry about Fred VanVleet. After colliding knees with Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons in their scrimmage on Sunday, VanVleet gave a positive update on his injury. FVV had to leave the game, but the Raptors guard didn’t seem to be hampered by the knee injury during Monday’s practice. […] The post Fred VanVleet provides important update...2020
  • • Fred VanVleet, Raptors ‘laughed’ when people counted them out after Kawhi Leonard left
    Despite the departure of  Kawhi Leonard in free agency, Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors racked up the second-best record in the Eastern Conference before the 2019-20 season was suspended in March due to COVID-19. Prior to the start of the 2019-20 campaign, most NBA pundits picked the Raptors to be a middle-of-the-pack team in […] The post Fred VanVleet, Raptors ‘laughed’ wh...2020
  • • REPORT: Fred VanVleet leaves scrimmage vs. Blazers with ‘banged left knee’
    Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet was forced to leave the team’s Sunday evening scrimmage against the Portland Trail Blazers due to a left knee injury. The Raptors reported VanVleet left with a “banged” left knee and would not return to the contest. Update: Fred VanVleet, banged left knee, will not return. — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) […] The post REPORT: Fred VanVl...2020
  • • Damian Lillard sitting out scrimmage due to foot injury
    Portland Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard will sit out Sunday’s scrimmage against the Toronto Raptors due to left foot inflammation. Damian Lillard will not play today with left foot inflammation. Coach Terry Stotts says he is day to day. #ripcity — Travis Demers (@travisdemers) July 26, 2020 Rachel Nichols of ESPN reported that the X-ray […] The post Damian Lillard sitting ...2020
  • • Fred VanVleet on how Raptors will trim down rotation – ‘natural selection’
    Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet believes that the natural order of things will soon fix the team’s current player rotation dilemma. After getting devastated by the injury bug all year, the defending champs had to bring in a surplus of talent to keep themselves competitive in the much-improved Eastern Conference. While the hiatus allowed Raps players […] The post Fred VanVleet on ho...2020
  • • Morning Flurries: The NHL enters training camp 2.0
    The Colorado Avalanche enter Phase 3 as the NHL gets set to return to play Though it may not be the smartest thing for the NHL to re-start the season, one thing is for certain - yesterday was an exciting day for fans around the league. Monday morning, the NHL moved into Phase 3 of their Return to Play (RTP) plan meaning that teams were allowed to begin full training camps. That meant the Colorado ...2020

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Toronto Raptors trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • 5 best trades in Toronto Raptors history, ranked
    On June 13, 2019, Kawhi Leonard led the Toronto Raptors to its first title in franchise history. Nearly a month later, the 2019 Finals MVP bolted the team he just won a championship with and signed with the Los Angeles Clippers. Landing the big fish has never been the norm for Toronto. Being the only […] The post 5 best trades in Toronto Raptors history, ranked appeared first on ClutchPoints...2020
  • • 5 best trades in Toronto Raptors history, ranked
    On June 13, 2019, Kawhi Leonard led the Toronto Raptors to its first title in franchise history. Nearly a month later, the 2019 Finals MVP bolted the team he just won a championship with and signed with the Los Angeles Clippers. Landing the big fish has never been the norm for Toronto. Being the only […] The post 5 best trades in Toronto Raptors history, ranked appeared first on ClutchPoints...2020
  • • Kyle Lowry reacts to Serge Ibaka’s claim that Raptors matches up ‘perfectly’ with Bucks
    Toronto Raptors big man Serge Ibaka earlier expressed his belief in how his team can match up “perfectly” with the league-best Milwaukee Bucks. Toronto veteran point guard Kyle Lowry was asked to share his two cents worth about the matter, and the six-time All-Star had a somewhat mixed reaction to the same. Speaking to Joe […] The post Kyle Lowry reacts to Serge Ibaka’s cla...2020
  • • 3 superstar trades the Raptors can make this offseason
    The Toronto Raptors have emerged as arguably the biggest surprise package of the 2019-20 season. Despite being the defending champs, not many expected them to be this good this term, especially considering the fact that they lost their best player, reigning Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, over the summer. Nevertheless, the Raptors are comfortably sitting at […] The post 3 superstar trades the Rapt...2020
  • • Worst contracts of 2019 NBA free agency a year later, ranked
    Wednesdays officially marks a year since the 2019 free agency started. There were some good deals made, but we’re going to look at the worst 2019 NBA free agency contracts, decisions and moves. After winning a championship with the Toronto Raptors, Kawhi Leonard went home to Los Angeles to play for the Clippers. Meanwhile, Kevin […] The post Worst contracts of 2019 NBA free agency a ye...2020
  • • 5 greatest moments in Toronto Raptors history, ranked
    The Toronto Raptors entered the NBA as an expansion team in the 1995-96 season. They started out with nothing — just a bunch of scrappy players trying to make it. But over the years, the Raptors have turned into one of the most successful organizations in sports. They have drafted the best prospects, became legitimate […] The post 5 greatest moments in Toronto Raptors history, ranked appeare...2020
  • • 3 teams Kawhi Leonard was nearly traded to instead of the Raptors
    During the summer of 2018, Kawhi Leonard requested a trade from the San Antonio Spurs and was dealt to the Toronto Raptors. Several stuff transpired during the 2017-18 season which ultimately led to Leonard leaving the franchise, one of the hallmark organizations in the NBA. Spurs legend Tony Parker’s comments about his quad injury being […] The post 3 teams Kawhi Leonard was nearly traded t...2020
  • • Phil Handy on Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan trade, Raptors’ 2019 championship
    The Toronto Raptors won the 2019 NBA championship in one of the most historic single-season runs in NBA history. Led by Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in an intense seven-game series, overcame an 0-2 deficit to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks, and ended the Golden State Warriors’ dynasty. Heading into that monumental 2018-19 […] The post Phil Handy on Kawhi Leona...2020
  • • Why Danny Green is the only Raptors player who hasn’t received 2019 championship ring
    Danny Green is the only player from the 2019 Toronto Raptors squad who has not received his championship ring. The Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard was supposed to get his ring on Mar. 24, but the NBA suspended the 2019-20 season due to COVID-19 a couple of weeks before that. The Raptors offered to send […] The post Why Danny Green is the only Raptors player who hasn’t received 2019 champio...2020
  • • The top 5 small forwards in Toronto Raptors franchise history, ranked
    The Toronto Raptors have seen quite a few players pass through during their 25 years as a franchise, including at the small forward position. As we look at the top small forwards in Raptors history, a quick note on Vince Carter. The future Hall of Famer was drafted as a small forward and played his […] The post The top 5 small forwards in Toronto Raptors franchise history, ranked appeared fi...2020

Toronto Raptors stats

  • • Fred VanVleet a potential target for New York
    The New York Knicks are projected to have upwards of $50 million in cap space when the NBA offseason commences, and Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet could be a potential recipient of that money. In a conversation on The Athletic, former league executive and stats wizard John Hollinger says that he’s heard VanVleet’s name connected […] The post Fred VanVleet a potential target ...2020
  • • Giannis Antetokounmpo hoping his new baby leads to boost in stats
    Giannis Antetokounmpo’s longtime girlfriend Mariah Riddlesprigger gave birth to the couple’s first child on Monday, and the Milwaukee Bucks star is hoping to see some benefit on the court. Antetokounmpo will be entering a world of less sleep and a bit more chaos in his home life after the birth of his son, Liam Charles Antetokounmpo.  However, he’s hoping he can make like another NBA player and se...2020
  • • Erik Spoelstra shades ‘NBA 2K’ when touting Jimmy Butler as max player
    Jimmy Butler’s first season with the Miami Heat could not be going any better, and Erik Spoelstra took issue with a reporter’s question concerning the superstar’s off night Thursday in an 84-76 victory over the Toronto Raptors. Butler was cold from the field in the win, scoring eight points while hitting on only 20% (2-of-10) of his shots. The forward, as he has throughout his career, nevertheless...2020
  • Kawhi Leonard scores 37, Lowry has 22 as Raptors rout Magic (VIDEO)
    • Kawhi Leonard scores 37, Lowry has 22 as Raptors rout Magic (VIDEO)
    Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry was "at his finest" in Game 2, at least in the eyes of coach Nick Nurse....2019
  • Paul George scores 28 as Thunder beat Raptors 116-109
    • Paul George scores 28 as Thunder beat Raptors 116-109
    Paul George scored 28 points, Russell Westbrook had 18 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors 116-109 on Friday night....2019

Toronto Raptors kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Every known tattoo on Fred VanVleet’s body
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  • • Warriors’ Stephen Curry destined for greatness since he was young, per Vince Carter
    During his stint with the Toronto Raptors, Vince Carter was teammates with Dell Curry—the father of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry. Carter shared that he always saw the young Curry either on the sidelines or practicing his shot. Back then, Carter already had a hunch that this 11-year-old was destined for greatness. Carter spoke […] The post Warriors’ Stephen Curry destined fo...2020
  • • Giannis Antetokounmpo hoping his new baby leads to boost in stats
    2020
  • • Police officer sues Raptors president Masai Ujiri for alleged assault during NBA Finals
    A police officer has filed a lawsuit over allegations that Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri assaulted him after Game 6 of last year’s NBA Finals. The officer, Alan Strickland, says that Ujiri struck him in the face and chest with both fists while attempting to access the court following the Raptors’ NBA title clincher, via Tim Bontemps of ESPN. Strickland says that he “suffered injury to his ...2020
  • • Return to the NBA journey, Week 10: Remnant from the Ashes
    The Sports Fan Journal family sends thoughts and well wishes to former Commissioner David Stern’s family, both immediate and NBA extended. He is a major reason why the NBA has grown to be the global phenomenon it is today. What good is a series without a trilogy? For the third time, The Sports Fan Journal heads on the NBA Journey. For the first two years, we had a level of surety as to where our d...2020

Top Toronto Raptors news

  • • 'About time': Curry to suit up for Warriors on Thu.
    Stephen Curry will return to the Warriors' lineup Thursday night against the visiting Toronto Raptors, the team said....2020
  • • Warriors’ Stephen Curry destined for greatness since he was young, per Vince Carter
    2020
  • • How Klay Thompson benefited big time from NBA hiatus, per Tim Hardaway
    With the Golden State Warriors already out of the picture in the NBA restart, Klay Thompson won’t need to be rushed back to the court after suffering a season-ending injury last year. Thompson previously tore his left ACL during Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals against the eventual champion Toronto Raptors. Klay originally suffered […] The post How Klay Thompson benefited big time from NB...2020
  • • Inside Kawhi Leonard’s $13.3 million home, with photos
    Los Angeles Clippers superstar small forward Kawhi Leonard purchased a $13.3 million, 13,000 square foot home in Rancho Santa Fe, California last year while he was still playing for the Toronto Raptors. Set on a lot of more than five acres, the Tuscan-style estate has been renovated and updated for modern-day living. Leonard signed a […] The post Inside Kawhi Leonard’s $13.3 million ho...2020
  • • Fred VanVleet believes Raptors have ‘good chance’ defending title
    Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet wants to resume the season, not just because he wants to play again but also due to his belief that his team has a “good chance” at defending the title. VanVleet spoke with Rachel Nichol’s on ESPN’s The Jump where they shared their thoughts on the potential resumption of the […] The post Fred VanVleet believes Raptors have ‘go...2020
  • • 3 superstar trades the Raptors can make this offseason
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  • • Raptors already showing their ‘championship DNA’ in NBA bubble
    2020
  • • Draymond Green’s remark on ‘Black Lives Matter’ logo on Raptors’ team bus
    Golden State Warriors All-Star Draymond Green raised some eyebrows this week with a poorly-worded question about the Toronto Raptors and the team’s solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. The Raptors, the NBA’s only Canadian franchise today, were spotted arriving in the league’s bubble in Orlando aboard a bus with the message “Black Lives Matter” […] Th...2020
  • • Marc Gasol shows off incredible body transformation during NBA hiatus
    A few weeks ago, Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse told the local media in Canada that center Marc Gasol’s face has “looked slim” on Zoom calls. Well, we now have visual proof that Nurse wasn’t kidding around. Gasol, who came into the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies on the heavier side, looks like a […] The post Marc Gasol shows off incredible body transformation during NBA hi...2020
  • • Marc Gasol ‘fully healed’ from hamstring injury
    Toronto Raptors big man Marc Gasol missed a number of games at the beginning of the 2019-20 season due to a hamstring injury. Fortunately, the Spaniard has fully healed from it and is ready to help the Raps defend their title in the Orlando bubble. There was ample concern for Gasol after playing a total […] The post Marc Gasol ‘fully healed’ from hamstring injury appeared first o...2020

Toronto Raptors schedule, game

  • • LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Kyle Kuzma probable vs. Raptors despite injuries
    2020
  • • Rockets vs. Raptors Live Stream: Watch NBA Scrimmage Online
    NBA scrimmage action rolls on Friday with a matchup between legitimate NBA Finals contenders. The reigning champion Toronto Raptors will... »...2020
  • • Morning Flurries: The NHL enters training camp 2.0
    2020
  • • Raptors’ Pascal Siakam confident that basketball rust isn’t going to be an issue
    One major concern for NBA athletes as we near the scheduled restart date is making sure they get back into proper game shape. Rust and overly-relaxed muscles are a couple of factors that might affect some players’ performances on the hardwood. Toronto Raptors All-Star big man Pascal Siakam isn’t worried about any of that though. […] The post Raptors’ Pascal Siakam confident...2020
  • • Why no one should rule out the Toronto Raptors from championship contention
    With the NBA season set to return next month, all eyes are looking towards the NBA playoffs. Many consider the Milwaukee Bucks, the Los Angeles Lakers, and the Los Angeles Clippers as the top three favorites to come out of Disney World with the Larry O’Brien trophy. Meanwhile, other teams may emerge as dark horse […] The post Why no one should rule out the Toronto Raptors from champion...2020
  • • NBA ref Courtney Kirkland tests negative for coronavirus after working Jazz game
    NBA official Courtney Kirkland is getting some good news after being tested for potential exposure to coronavirus. Eric Woodyard of ESPN reported on Saturday that the veteran referee’s tests came back negative and that doctors have cleared him to resume all activities with no restrictions. Kirkland had worked Monday’s game between the Utah Jazz and the Toronto Raptors. Two Jazz players later teste...2020
  • • The NHL season has officially been suspended
    The NHL has announced that they will postpone all games effective immediately Following the lead of the NBA, the NHL has announced that they will suspend league play, effective immediately. It is a decision that had become unavoidable in order to ensure the health of the league’s players and fans. Expect the AHL and other lower level leagues to follow suit. NEW YORK (March 12, 2020) – National...2020
  • • Giannis Antetokounmpo to miss at least two games with 'minor' knee injury
    Giannis Antetokounmpo took a hard fall during Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers, but fortunately the reigning NBA MVP avoided a serious injury. Antetokounmpo underwent a precautionary MRI after Milwaukee’s loss to the Lakers, and the Bucks announced on Sunday that the scan revealed a “minor joint capsule sprain of the left knee.” Giannis will miss the remaining two games of the Bucks’ r...2020
  • • NBA playoff matchups we'd love to see
    With about a quarter of the regular season remaining, multiple NBA teams have already clinched spots in the playoffs. Both the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors have done so in convincing fashion. However, it’s the lesser-known squads who will likely entertain us early in the postseason. What if Zion Williamson and the Pelicans were to make the postseason? Wouldn’t a first-round matchup against ...2020
  • • 'About time': Curry to suit up for Warriors on Thu.
    2020

Toronto Raptors rumors, scandals

  • • Marc Gasol reveals motivation behind shocking body transformation
    Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol was among those who underwent a massive physical transformation during the NBA’s nearly four-month hiatus. Gasol lost a bunch of weight, and — much like Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic — practically looks unrecognizable. Marc Gasol has lost some serious weight😳 pic.twitter.com/iKFddDKdaV — Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) June 20, 2020 Now,...2020
  • • Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 shot ‘seemed like at least 45 seconds,’ Danny Green recalls
    Los Angeles Lakers swingman Danny Green took some time to reflect on being a member of the championship-winning 2019 Toronto Raptors. He specifically recalled being on the court for Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 buzzer-beater over Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid that sent Toronto to the Eastern Conference Finals. Leonard nailed his now-iconic, improbable shot (that […] The post Kawhi Le...2020
  • • Raptors' Masai Ujiri says he was assaulted after 2019 NBA Finals
    The assault allegations against Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri have taken a turn in another direction. Ujiri said in legal papers Thursday that he was assaulted by Sheriff's Deputy Alan Strickland while trying to access the court after the Raptors won the NBA title in Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors on June 13, 2019, according to The Athletic's Daniel Kapla...2020
  • • Larry Nance Jr. seems to think Carmelo Anthony is in his final season
    Carmelo Anthony has been a positive contributor for Portland this season, but Larry Nance Jr. seems to think that he is just about at the end of the line. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward tweeted Monday that a big reason he wants the season to continue is so that he can get his Anthony Denver Nuggets jersey signed (along with his Vince Carter Toronto Raptors jersey). While the 43-year-old Carter ha...2020
  • • The NHL season has officially been suspended
    2020
  • • Stephen Curry still plans to compete in Olympics despite hand injury
    Stephen Curry has been cleared to return from his hand injury for Thursday night’s game against the Toronto Raptors. The two-time MVP won’t get many chances to play with just 20 games remaining in the regular season, but he still has the Olympics to look forward to. There had been some speculation that Curry would skip the Tokyo Olympics after he suffered the injury back in October, but he told re...2020
  • • 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Primer: Toronto Raptors
    With the new year now finally upon us, speculation ahead of the 2020 NBA Trade Deadline is in full swing. Whether Toronto Raptors fans are in consensus about what the team ought to do before the Feb. 6, 2020 cut off or not, anticipation mounts across all fanbases that there will be fireworks. In this […] The post 2020 NBA Trade Deadline Primer: Toronto Raptors appeared first on SLAM....2020
  • • Kawhi Leonard addresses Uncle Dennis' reported illegal demands
    Kawhi Leonard met with the media on Tuesday, a day ahead of his LA Clippers’ big game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas. The reigning NBA Finals MVP, who is in his first season with the Clippers, was asked to address a report by Sam Amick published Monday that stated the NBA investigated alleged illegal demands made by Dennis Robertson (aka “Uncle Dennis”), who is one of Leonard’s repres...2019
  • • Watch: Serge Ibaka throws down dunk, kicks teammate in the face
    Taking on a tough Indiana Pacers team Monday night, Toronto Raptors forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson figured it would get a bit physical. Little did Hollis-Jefferson know that he’d be on the receiving end of a kick to the face from teammate Serge Ibaka. Check out Ibaka getting Hollis-Jefferson squarely in the mug after throwing down a massive dunk. That’s just all sorts of unfortunate. The good new...2019
  • Brett Brown to Return as Sixers Head Coach
    • Brett Brown to Return as Sixers Head Coach
    Brett Brown will be back on the Sixers’ bench next season, confirmed managing partner Josh Harris. There had been speculation about Brown’s job security, which grew after Philadelphia was eliminated in a thrilling seven-game second-round playoff series by the Toronto Raptors. Sixers players expressed support for their head coach, with Joel Embiid calling “B.S.” on […]...2019

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