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NBA Draft 2012: Is Perry Jones III a Good Fit for the Toronto Raptors?

June 5th, 2012
The Jigsaw: I really think this guy’s nickname should be Perry “Jigsaw” Jones.  All the puzzle pieces are there, the box just needs to be opened and the puzzle assembled.  However, only “Jigsaw” Jones himself can get that box open.  In college, the box was open some nights and ...

NBA Draft 2012: Why the Toronto Raptors Did Not Need a Top-5 Pick This Year

June 2nd, 2012
I’m hearing a lot of grumbling over the way the NBA draft lottery ended up, not only from Toronto Raptors fans, but from fans all around the league.  Yes, at first I was pretty upset that the Raptors didn’t move up in the lottery, even though I wasn’t really expecting ...

Toronto Raptors Big Board, Post-Lottery Edition

June 2nd, 2012
The Draft lottery is over and whether by chance or by slight of hand, the New Orleans Hornets have won the lottery, the Cleveland Cavaliers are no longer the league’s favourite team and the Raptors stayed put at number eight after losing a coin toss to the Golden State Warriors.  ...

Toronto Raptors: Jose Calderon is the Point Guard of the Future

March 5th, 2012
I am usually on the fence when it comes to trades involving Jose Calderon, however this season—and at this point in the Raptors’ rebuild—I am convinced that the best move for the Raptors—both at present and for the future—is to hold on to Jose. Here's why...We don’t need Cap room:As ...

NBA Trades: Why a LeBron James, Dwight Howard Deal Makes Sense for NBA

July 8th, 2011
Many NBA fans and analysts expect Dwight Howard to follow Shaquille O’Neal’s footsteps and leave the Orlando Magic in order to join the Los Angeles Lakers.  However, what if Dwight decided to switch things up and skip the move to Tinsel town in order to play for the Miami Heat, ...

Seven Reasons Why Ricky Rubio Would Be a Great Fit for the Toronto Raptors

February 5th, 2011
There has been quite a bit of confusion over the whole situation with Ricky Rubio, and a lot of people are wondering what happened/is happening with him, when he could possible be coming to the NBA, and then of course, once he arrives, where he will play.  Well, here ...

Taco Bell Skills Competition 2011: Jose Calderon and Other Star Guards Snubbed

February 3rd, 2011
I’m browsing the NBA.com homepage today, and as per usual, the first thing that catches my eye is the fancy Trade Deadline countdown, but that’s nothing new; I’ve seen that before, so I continue down the page and check the top stories of the day.    So I am cycling through the ...

Toronto Raptors Face Tough Competition Leading Up to All-Star Weekend

January 11th, 2011
Andrea Bargnani and the Toronto Raptors are going to be facing some stiff competition beginning Wednesday night when they play the Atlanta Hawks, and this will continue until their final game before the All-Star Break, on February 16, as Chris Bosh makes his return to the Air Canada Centre. I will highlight ...

OJ Mayo To The Toronto Raptors For Jose Calderon + Picks

January 11th, 2011
OJ Mayo and Jose Calderon: The Changing of the Guard   The Toronto Raptors are in dire need of consistent wing production.  DeMarr DeRozan has been hot of late but he should not be the starting SG until he can improve his shooting and develop some consistency.  However, with this trade, he can ...