Monthly Archives: September 2008

Bargnani unleashed, media day and some pure horse-sh*t from Colangelo

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cavsraps

Yes, training camp is almost here. The first sign of the new season is media day, that’s the day when they take those pictures you’ll see for the rest of the year next to box scores, player comparisons and such. They measure their height (in shoes) and weight and re-introduce the team to the local   …Continue Reading


Screw it, I’m following the Knicks

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cavsraps

I’ve decided to give up on the Raptors and follow the Knicks as my “favorite team”. This decision came last night after a lengthy and through-provoking discussion with my shrink who advised me to look out for my long-term happiness rather than get mired in the insecurities of the tumultuous near future. He told me   …Continue Reading


Black is the new red which used to be the new purple

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cavsraps

So the third jersey was unveiled last night. The migration from purple to anything but purple is now officially complete, there isn’t even a shade of purple anywhere on the Raptors logo, mascot, jersey, shorts or crotch guard. Purple was actually eliminated last year but the new logo caught up to it this year. Black   …Continue Reading


Competition in summer spending + Potpourri

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cavsraps

Besides the economy coming to its knees there are other things happening. The most important one being Raptors TV going full (real) HD this season. This means you can watch Paul Jones and Eric Smith copy Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon in the greatest of quality and with the loudest of buzzers. That show is   …Continue Reading


Too many things…can’t think of title…wait, got one: Semi-Hot Girl

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cavsraps

Congratulations to Lexi (I’m assuming that’s her stripper name) for making it to the Raptors Dance Pak. Unfortunately our girl Natalie couldn’t make it but I’m almost positive that 10 years down the road they’ll be doing the exact same thing, whatever that thing is. Most likely it’ll be performing for the Idaho Stampede dance   …Continue Reading


Raptors, Mortal Kombat and a Charley Rosen link

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cavsraps

There’s no Raptors stuff going on so lets look elsewhere for infotainment. Starting off with the classic video game Mortal Kombat. Shao Kahn and his coarse soul-sucking voice always echoed in the arenas as the likes of Sub Zero, Scorpion and Liu Kang fought to their ultimate death in a tournament that yielded two Hollywood   …Continue Reading


Mike Ulmer and his pointless interviews

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Kyrie Irving

Been busy for a couple days, got something brewing. Wait for it, its good. Let’s get to some Raptor talk. The official website’s interviewing Anthony Parker and Willie Solomon. We don’t learn much except that Will Solomon’s thinking the contract from the Raptors is a “gift from God”. He sure sounds like a scrub that’s   …Continue Reading


Ranking the NBA’s best Power Forwards

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cavsraps

I can’t tell if Charley Rosen is being serious about Chris Bosh in this article because the piece has an air of harshness about it while at the same time having elements of pure truth. You decide. When you rank the top PFs in the NBA the list inevitably narrows down to the likes of:   …Continue Reading


Atlantic Division predictions

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Kyrie Irving

Why not? There’s nothing going on anywhere so it’s time I write the ultimate filler post. Without further ado: Boston: The Celtics trinity are a year older but they’re still only 31, 32 and 33, one could even argue that they’re in their prime. They lost James Posey who was instrumental in their title run   …Continue Reading


Should we worry about Jason Kapono’s defense?

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The man is a dead-eye shooter who needs an inch or maybe two to get his shot off. Not since Dell Curry have we seen a marksman of his caliber and yet he manages to get lost in the Raptors offense which is designed almost exclusively for the three point shooter. After going through a   …Continue Reading


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