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Toronto Raptors: Can DeMar DeRozan Make the Next Leap Toward NBA Fame?

September 8th, 2012
DeMar DeRozan might be a household name if you are either an avid Raptors fan or you really enjoy watching All-Star weekend.For other people, he is just "that good dunker" who plays on the Toronto Raptors. Well, ladies and gentleman, DeRozan is not just "that good dunker."Every year since joining the NBA, ...

Toronto Raptors: Season Expectations for Each Player

December 3rd, 2011
With the NBA free-agency and training-camp periods being shortened due to the lockout, NBA fans will see a shortened preseason as well. For Raptor fans, we will get to watch the Raptors take on the Boston Celtics in a home-and-home series starting on December 18 in Toronto and on December 21 in Boston. These two games ...

Jonas Valanciunas: Raptors Draft Pick Owning the U19 World Championships

July 8th, 2011
During the NBA lockout, most teams fans are sad that they might not see their team play during 2011-2012.. For the Toronto Raptors, the lockout is actually a positive thing no matter how gruesome it sounds.If the lockout was to commence and there was no NBA season, then the rumors ...

Toronto Raptors: James Johnson Impressing Raptors Staff and Fans with Stats

March 1st, 2011
Most Raptor fans know about how the Raptors traded their First Round pick (via Miami Heat) to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for SF James Johnson. Bryan Colangelo made this trade a few weeks after hearing that injured SF Linas Kleiza had gone through surgery and is expected to miss a ...

Toronto Raptors: Should They Keep Bryan Colangelo or Let Him Go?

February 25th, 2011
Bryan Colangelo has done many great things as a GM for both the Phoenix Suns and the Toronto Raptors. He made his biggest move for the Raptors franchise, just months after he was chosen to be the general manager of the Raptors. He won the Draft Lottery for the 2006 Draft ...

Toronto Raptors: 6 Ways Andrea Bargnani Can Take His Game to the Next Level

February 8th, 2011
Andrea Bargnani was the first selection in the 2006 NBA Draft, and most people are still criticizing the decision, especially with the likes of Brandon Roy, Rudy Gay and Rajon Rondo still available in the draft. He is a great player and has the capability to be the next Dirk Nowitzki.  Bargnani has ...

Toronto Raptors: Linas Kleiza Out for 9-12 Months

February 3rd, 2011
It was just announced on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, that Linas Kleiza is expected to be out for the whole season and possibly half of next season after undergoing knee surgery. Kleiza had to get microfracture surgery, which was successful, to repair damaged cartilage in his right knee. Kleiza was brought in ...

Toronto Raptors’ 10 Most Effective Lineup Combinations

January 31st, 2011
The Toronto Raptors are a mess this season and I do not blame them. They have so much young potential and a chance to become a top-notch team with players such as Andrea Bargnani, Demar Derozan and Jerryd Bayless having career seasons. The Raptors are in rebuild mode and should ...

Toronto Raptors: Is Jose Calderon the Most Underrated PG in the NBA?

January 18th, 2011
Jose Calderon was not someone who was drafted in an NBA Draft. Instead, he was sought after by former Raptors GM Rob Babcock who eventually persuaded Jose to come and play for the Toronto Raptors. This seemed to be a move that would definitely benefit the Raptors in the future. Entering ...

NBA Trade Rumors: 10 Reasons Why Teams Should Target Iguodala, Not Carmelo

January 16th, 2011
The Carmelo Anthony trade talks have heated up almost 99.9 percent of the NBA and the community inside and outside of B/R. He is the hottest topic as of right now and should definitely be looked for as an option to your team. Luckily, there are some other names stirring ...