Do you get the impression that there is an epidemic plaguing our poor Raptors team? It seems like players come to this city to either a) collect a massive paycheck that no one else will offer them or b) build up their career and then fly south the first chance they get. Anyone else get …Continue Reading
Wow, some high praise for DeMar DeRozan coming into this season. I personally don’t see it myself, but I guess that’s why I’m not an NBA scout. Here’s what one scout said: “I do love DeMar DeRozan. He can be a superstar and reach the Vince Carter level. He’s a freak athletically, a terror in …Continue Reading
We’ll start the first segment of Breaking It Down with a defensive set, one in which Andrea Bargnani does some good and bad. This is taken from the Boston game where Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett are about to run a fairly routine pick ‘n roll on the right wing. On the play Bargnani has two main defensive responsibilities, one he does well and the other he blows.