Monthly Archives: December 2008

The State of the Raptors

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cavsraps

No matter where you stand on the optimist-pessimist spectrum one thing is undeniable: so far this season has been a massive disappointment. If you were wise enough to predict what has transpired so far, good for you, you’ve earned a right to say, “I’ve told you so”, just don’t rub it in every time. If   …Continue Reading


Raptors Let Another Win Slip Through Their Hands, lose to Warriors 117-111

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cavsraps

This game was definitely worth staying up to watch. The Warriors play exciting ball even without Monta Ellis and Corey Maggette. What are you going to do right? At least this road-trip is over, with the Raptors going 2-4. Could be worse, I had them pegged at finishing this road swing 1-5. Arse made a   …Continue Reading


Triano vs Nelson…The Epic Battle In The Sun.

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cavsraps

Ladies Love Cool Andris in today’s Opening Tip. Some are already calling for Jay’s head to be carried out in a sack and thrown off the CN Tower. Tonight the coach of Canada’s NBA team takes on the straight-shootin’ owner of the second most wins in NBA history. Nelson’s troops are banged up, while our   …Continue Reading


Raptors Stink…errr…Sink Themselves in the Third

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Kyrie Irving

I’m not mad/upset/disgusted/disappointed/etc at the loss tonight. Sure Vegas had the Raptors as 8 point underdogs, but anyone with any sense wouldn’t bet on the Raptors unless they are playing the bottom of the barrel teams in the league. The fact of the matter is that the Blazers are a top echelon team, and the   …Continue Reading


Another Loss and Another Blown Lead

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cavsraps

There is a pattern developing here. First the Raptors come out like gangbusters- shoot the ball with a high percentage, pound the ball inside with success, and put the boot to top flight teams: Portland, NJ, Dallas, even Boston. Next, the team begins to build some confidence. And lastly, they begin to jack up shots   …Continue Reading


Roll Call – Dec 27 vs Trailblazers

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Kyrie Irving

The “young turks” edition. Adams – only one thing will enable this guy to play any quality NBA minutes: Gatorade being deemed a stimulant and anybody who drinks it is banned from playing in the league. Bargnani – shooting .500 from the floor, showing confidence, not hesitating….yet Coach Triano sits him during the decisive part   …Continue Reading


Raptors vs Blazers Live Blog, Chat and Stream

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Kyrie Irving

Raptors have won two straight and are trying to avenge the earlier loss in Toronto when Steve Blake burned us for a 3 with 8 ticks left. Chris Bosh then did his PG impression, remember? The live chat is available and you can follow the game on Twitter. The stream links are below, there’s the   …Continue Reading


Clippers? Check. Kings? Check. Blazers? Aaah

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Kyrie Irving

“I eat slow white men” Raptors 107, Kings 101 This is one of those games that becomes news only if you lose. It wasn’t easy and there were moments of doubt from start to finish but the Raptors managed to hang on and beat the Kings in the most boring close game you’ll ever see.   …Continue Reading


Roll Call – Dec 26 vs Kings

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cavsraps

The “put me in, coach” edition. Adams – asked Santa for a blowout….any kind of blowout. Needs one just to see some PT. Should have asked for some skills. Bargnani – asked Santa for the ability to become a brick shithouse, evidently. Doing his best Oakley on one possession, but also doing his best “he’s   …Continue Reading


Raptors vs Kings Live Blog, Chat and Stream

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garrett-hinchey

Twitter based live blog tonight. Raps back in action after a three day break! Link to Live Chat Stream #1 107-101 Final. 2-2 on the roadtrip thanks to JO’s big night. Also, much thanks to Jack Armstrong for making this game painful to watch. 3 minutes ago Randy Brown is on the Kings bench in   …Continue Reading


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