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An Itty Bitty Conspiracy

Look, I’m not a superstitious man. I don’t fret when a black cat crosses my path. Nor do I care when I knock over a salt shaker. Friday the 13th? Never a worry in my mind. I think of the universe as a random, chaotic space, and I mainly try to draw meaning from what … Read moreAn Itty Bitty Conspiracy

Raptors 2018-19 Projections: The Tragic Tale of Jonas Valanciunas

The Good At 26 years old Jonas Valanciunas is undoubtedly entering the prime of his career. In 2017-18,  22 players averaged 12 points and 8 rebounds at center. Out of all, JV played the least minutes(22.4) ,three less than the second lowest player(Whiteside). He has finally grown into his body, and learned to abuse smaller defenders … Read moreRaptors 2018-19 Projections: The Tragic Tale of Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas will be a catalyst for the Raptors

Yup, it’s that time of the year. Get your Itty Bitty Ballers ready, because the Jonas Valanciunas preseason hype vessel takes no prisoners. Welcome aboard. This should be a familiar journey for most of you. A certain, very passionate, group of Toronto’s fanbase has been prophesying Valanciunas’ stardom for as long as he’s been in … Read moreJonas Valanciunas will be a catalyst for the Raptors

Analyzing Raptors’ big men after Monroe signing

The Raptors flexible big man rotation is a good problem to have. Greg Monroe‘s signing yesterday, 1 year $2.2 million, adds another body to the versatile group. Full information on Monroe signing here. With Monroe, the Raptors now have a total of six “bigs” (4s and 5s) that will be in the rotation. Jonas Valanciunas, … Read moreAnalyzing Raptors’ big men after Monroe signing

Report: Raptors Sign Greg Monroe

Greg Monroe drives past Jonas Valanciunas

The Toronto Raptors have beautifully transformed their team into championship contenders. With the acquisition of Kawhi Leonard, many believe the Raptors are a few pieces away from taking the fight to the Golden State Warriors. If the 2011 Dallas Mavericks have taught us anything, it’s that role players are crucial for any and every team. … Read moreReport: Raptors Sign Greg Monroe

Raptors Free Agency Preview: Answering key questions

In a world of cap sheets, qualifying offers, and no money anywhere whatsoever, it can be difficult to understand the decisions that the average NBA team has to make during these next, very eventful few weeks in the NBA free agency market. The Raptors have fired their coach, signed their undrafted free agents, but now … Read moreRaptors Free Agency Preview: Answering key questions

Firing Casey was a mistake

It’s the end of an era, as the Toronto Raptors have fired their head coach, Dwane Casey. Under Casey, the Raptors have had 3 50-win seasons – a mark that was never reached before his arrival in Toronto. Masai Ujiri said in a press release “I have decided this is a very difficult but necessary … Read moreFiring Casey was a mistake