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Raptors acquire Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles

Jonas Valanciunas is finally ready to return to the lineup ton- Oh. In another ultra-aggressive move by Masai Ujiri, the Raptors made a splash an hour before the deadline on Thursday, agreeing to a deal with the Grizzlies to acquire three-time All-Star Marc Gasol: Toronto is planning to send Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, CJ Milles and a … Read moreRaptors acquire Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles

A plausible explanation for the GoDaddy Curse

[Big read ahead] Yup, I’m back at it again. Welcome to the wiser, grown-up sequel of November’s 1633 word investigation into the GoDaddy Curse; “An Itty Bitty Conspiracy”. My original article on this subject was – at the time – my magnum opus. The WordPress file that it was written in was revised exactly 36 … Read moreA plausible explanation for the GoDaddy Curse

What’s not to like so far?

Critiques typically spread between two slices of praise to create a ‘compliment sandwich’ for overly sensitive individuals. It seems like an okay tactic, so let’s try it with the Raptors. Rather, let’s keep these sammies open-faced for now so we’re not overloading on compliment-carbs. Freddie isn’t so steady Fred has been injured, which isn’t ideal … Read moreWhat’s not to like so far?

Game Three Adjustments

To say that game two was a disgrace is an understatement, but rather than letting themselves get swept, the Raptors need to make some serious adjustments prior to an obvious must win game three. Here are a list of some adjustments the Raptors should make: Start Norman Powell over Serge Ibaka You know it’s early … Read moreGame Three Adjustments

A different Game 1 from a different Raptor team

At about 6:30 PM yesterday, one could almost feel a collective sigh around Toronto. Part of it was the fact that the city was covered in ice tundra in the middle of April, but more of it was because the Raptors were playing right into the hands of every doubter that Sportsnet likes to run … Read moreA different Game 1 from a different Raptor team

Should C.J. Miles be kept on a short leash to start the playoffs?

It’s no secret that C.J. Miles is in a slump. But how did it get to this point? The Raptors’ big free-agent acquisition this past offseason, Miles was brought in to be a ringer of sorts, to the fill a role Toronto had sorely lacked through its recent stretch of playoff runs: a legit off-ball … Read moreShould C.J. Miles be kept on a short leash to start the playoffs?

Toronto Raptors claw back to take home opener against the Pacers

The Toronto Raptors tipped off their season at home against the new-look Indiana Pacers tonight. Naturally it took some time for both teams to shake off the rust, as both squads looked like they were involved in not-so-friendly game of pick-up ball. It was clear that the Raptor were struggling early on to adjust to … Read moreToronto Raptors claw back to take home opener against the Pacers