Monthly Archives: May 2009

Morning Coffee – May 31

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Kyrie Irving

  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.   …Continue Reading


Morning Coffee – May 30

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cavsraps

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   …Continue Reading


Linkage for May 25 3pm to May 30 7am

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cavsraps

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


Mock Draft – Lottery Edition

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cavsraps

#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   …Continue Reading


Raps Fan’s 3 Point Shot

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cavsraps

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   …Continue Reading


Morning Coffee – May 28

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cavsraps

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   …Continue Reading


Watching the Nuggets with the Raptors in mind

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cavsraps

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   …Continue Reading


AltRaps’ 3-point Shot

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cavsraps

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   …Continue Reading


What happened to the NBA I loved?

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Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

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   …Continue Reading


Linkage for May 20 9am to May 25 11am

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Carl Landry

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


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