Daily Archives: April 14, 2011

Amir Johnson want to lead, thinks Raps need a “legit center”

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Amir Johnson feels he’s ready to take over from Reggie Evans as the leader of this team. He also shares his thoughts on the Raptors’ needs at center.


Jerryd Bayless says the OKC and Portland models need to be followed

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“You look at OKC or Portland before I was even there, they let their young guys grow and now you see where they are and the steps they took. I think it’s definitely going to help us and we’re going to be good.”


Andrea Bargnani Thinks Coaches are 50% to Blame for Poor Defense

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“It’s on both sides, I think it’s 50-50. It’s on the coach and it’s on the players too, when you have a lot of young guys without experience, it’s tough, it’s tough to learn how to play defense, even tougher how to play team-defense.”


Reason To Get Excited About DeMar DeRozan (Quotes)

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“The hard work I put in last summer definitely paid off and that’s what I was striving for. I just have a chip on my shoulder, and I just want to prove a lot of stuff. Like being one of the top players in this league, and keep getting better.”


Should They Stay or Should They Go?

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Doug Smith shared his two cents this morning on who he thinks the Raptors should keep and who they should let go. How about you guys? Who do you think the Raptors should retain heading into the 2011-12 season and who should they send packing?


Funny Things I Learned About the 2010-2011 Raptors

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As RR member Copywryter says, “Because its better to laugh than cry.” Come and check out his humourous look back on this past season and perhaps share some of your thoughts on what we can say has been a pretty big let down this year.


The Fat Lady has Sung, Heat top Raptors

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“The Raptors fall tonight to the second seed in the East”, is how Matt Devlin polished the turd as he signed off for the 82nd time this season.


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