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Do Amir Johnson and DeMar DeRozan Crack the All-Time Raptor Team?



After five years on the scene together, this pair of Raptors are unlikely to be forgotten.

Best Raptor Ever? Easy…..Vince Carter


Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

Let the debate end. Vince Carter has been the most talented and bestest basketball player to ever don a Raptors jersey. You said so. He decimated his competition in our little experiment, taking down TJ Ford, Tracy Murray, Jose Calderon, Alvin Williams and Chris Bosh in resounding fashion. None of the head to heads were   …Continue Reading

Best Raptor Ever – The Final



One is being told he isn’t worth the max. The other was definitely worth the max early in his career. One gets booed mercilessly every time he plays in Toronto. One could feel that pain starting next year. Both have been AllStars. Both have represented their country. Both have been featured in American media. Both   …Continue Reading

Best Raptor Ever: Round 4



On to the next one……

Best Raptor Ever Round 3



The road to the title continues.

Best Raptor Ever 2nd Round


Josh Smith, Amir Johnson

Only one real close call in Round One, which was no real surprise. Looking at how the second round shapes up, I wouldn’t expect too many close calls here either, but the readers of the Republic are always one to surprise.

Best Raptor Ever Battle 1


Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

    One of the more popular things I did over at AltRaps was do a knock-out style tournament comprised of former and current players. Some results were surprising and some matchups brought out some interesting discussion. Plus, it was a great way to get through the dog days of summer.

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