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The Pluses and Minuses of +/-

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The validity of plus/minus has been debated frequently here at Raptors Republic with several misconceptions around both “basic/raw” and “adjusted” measures. The NBA posts raw +/- scores here. A few days ago, it was noted the DeMar DeRozan had the worst plus/minus in the league – what does this mean?. And how is it that… Read more »

Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

Bibby to Toronto Rumour

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Take it with a grain of salt, but a rumour nevertheless. The rumour that’s apparently circling the NBA right now is Bibby and a big man for Jose and a big. What do you think? Time to give up on Jose or do you think we’ll see more 20 point/17 assist efforts like last night… Read more »

Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

Raps give Cavs head start, still blow them out

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If beating the Mavericks wasn’t enough, the Raptors pulled off another win on a back-to-back, this time against a much less impressive opponent in the Cavaliers. Matt Devlin called it in favor of the Raptors right before tip-off it and he was looking quite the tool when the Raptors were down 34-19 late in the first quarter.