John Hollinger of ESPN has listed the Raptors amongst the biggest losers of the NBA offseason. He has criticized the Raptors and Magic front-office staff for their lack of CBA knowledge regarding the Matt Barnes saga. The Amir Johnson contract is labeled as “among the summer’s most questionable” and the signing of Linas Kleiza is… Read more »
This year’s winner of the Bryan Colangelo MLE Award was Linas Kleiza, a 6’8″ 245lb Lithuanian small forward who was imported from Olympiakos to bolster the Raptors defense, grit and three-point shooting. We talk to the man from Roundball Mining Company, Jeremy Wagner, about Klezia’s strengths and weaknesses, Denver’s decision not to match, and more.
As soon as the home office in Athabasca, Alberta, got the word that there wasn’t going to be a Sunday morning post, they telegraphed this in. Without further ado, they present the Top Ten Reasons to Re-sign Patrick O’Bryant
The sport was designed to be played inside-out. Call it a belief that I started subscribing to the first time I watched basketball being played. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the post-up games of the current squad, in alphabetical order.
Quick post to keep the train chugging along. Now that there’s zero chance of Calderon, Jack and Turkoglu defiling the game of basketball by playing together again, the Raptors will, according to Colangelo, be looking to play honest up-tempo three-guard basketball.
I listened to the Cleveland commentators the whole game (I do this often now since I find the it to be comedic gold). Some things that were said:
- WeNorth (commenting on the WeTheNorth campaign, apparently the can't read the giant letters on the giant banners in their own stadium properly) - One announcer forgot DeRozan's name, called him what's his name as he went to the free throw line - Commentators were saying the Cavs should start hard fouling Lou, "put him on his britches". More than once. - Were in disbelief when Amir hit a three