Monthly Archives: August 2009

Calderon’s role has changed

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Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

After Moon, he was my least favorite Raptor of last year. The hand-clapping shot-contests, the purposely made grimaces, his matador defense, the wry smile every time he was asked about his health and just about everything to do with him was flat-out annoying. Everything went wrong with him last year, even his English suffered. But   …Continue Reading


Morning Coffee Aug 24

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Amiroll and Points in the Paint

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Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

This is the worst time of the summer. All the signings and trades have been made and everything that could be said about them has been said. I suppose we could ponder whether Amir Johnson will get any minutes behind Bargnani, Bosh, Rasho and Evans but we all know those kinds of things will be   …Continue Reading


Morning Coffee Aug 23

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I have no idea how this team will do

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If you’re like me, which I doubt because I’m 9 feet tall and made of stainless steel, you have no idea of how this team will fair next season. No idea whether they’ll finish 7th or 4th, whether they get ousted in the first round or make it to the conference finals. No idea. All   …Continue Reading


Morning Coffee Aug 22

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Building with Bosh and Bargnani as the core

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Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

Whenever this issue comes up there are the naysayers who maintain that the two cannot coexist on the same team. The arguments made are numerous. The popular ones include that they’re too perimeter oriented to complement each other, or that they play the same position forcing one of them to play out of position, or   …Continue Reading


Morning Coffee Aug 21

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Best Raptor Ever Battle 5

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The Big White Wall vs I Get Hurt More Often Than Vince.


Thoughts on the Marcus Banks Rumour

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Life after the NBA for Banks?? Seems like Colangelo wasn’t ready for his summer vacation. Word on the street is that the Raptors and Mavericks are in talks to swap Marcus Banks for Matt Carroll. Yes, a post dedicated to two over-paid players, one of who’s only NBA skill is salary filler to satisfy CBA   …Continue Reading


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