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Morning Coffee – May 31

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  Sun-Sentinel So Dwyane, for all the renewed speculation about a Wade-LeBron free-agent pairing in 2010, what should be made of the Bosh-Wade bond under Thomas? "The only thing about that is Henry is a big player in 2010 because he has two of the players that people are talking about and wanting," Wade said…. Read more »

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Morning Coffee – May 30

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Globe and Mail Raptors centre Andrea Bargnani wasn’t sorry to see Sam Mitchell fired. And he says he is worried Maurizio Gherardini, the Raptors’ highly respected senior vice-president of basketball operations, might be leaving. In an interview with La Gazetta dello Sport from Treviso, Italy, where he’s been doing some off-season training, Bargnani said he… Read more »

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Linkage for May 25 3pm to May 30 7am

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Linkage for May 25 3pm through May 30 7am: Bargnani was happy to see Mitchell leave – The Globe and Mail Balance of power is key for Lakers, Cavaliers Why Kid Canada Makes Sense For Toronto – RealGM

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Mock Draft – Lottery Edition

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#1 – LA Clippers. Blake Griffin. Only because it’s the safest choice and nobody will blame them even if Griffin turns out to be a bust. After Olowakandi the Clippers will never reach for anything again. Ever. This is a clear-cut pick, a lot like Portland and Greg Oden. Sometimes the #1 pick is a… Read more »

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Raps Fan’s 3 Point Shot

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1) Pritchard, for reasons unknown, comes calling with a straight up trade of Oden for Bargnani. Do you make it? 2) What do you think this big announcement Chris Bosh has been advertising for June 1st will be? How disappointed do you think we will be? 3) Who’s got the Magic tonight? Who’s got the… Read more »

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Morning Coffee – May 28

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Toronto Sun It may wind up the Raptors only get to see a guy they are potentially interested in at a group event like Chicago this week, Minneapolis early next week or New Jersey a week before the draft. Even the Chicago event this week may turn out to be much ado about nothing. While… Read more »

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Watching the Nuggets with the Raptors in mind

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As the playoffs continue and team after team falls by the wayside, the cream slowly rises to the top which gives us a better and better view of the wide gulf between our team of choice and those still playing basketball. Take the Nuggets as an example, when you compare their build and composition to… Read more »

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AltRaps’ 3-point Shot

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Tell us… 1) Draft comes and goes and we grab a big and a back up PG. What do you do with Anthony Parker? 2) You call Denver and they say Kleiza can be had in a sign & trade. What do you offer back? 3) Stern calls and says we can have an All-Star… Read more »

Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

What happened to the NBA I loved?

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I’m not a purist, far from it, but I still mind it when people start playing fast and loose with the ever-changing rules of this game. It’s gotten to the point where it doesn’t even register with the brain when you see three steps before a layup, it’s like that’s how its always been and… Read more »

Carl Landry

Linkage for May 20 9am to May 25 11am

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Linkage for May 20 9am through May 25 11am: Doug Smith’s Toronto Raptors blog – Jose tops our little world today Dino Nation Blog: Matt Devlin Talking Raptors (Part 2 of 2) Jose Calderon not playing for Spain in Euros Europe take notice of Britain’s rising stars – Times Online