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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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.
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.
I was at this game in Auburn Hills tonight. Couple things: Sat 5 rows off the floor next to Andre Drummond's mom and Grandma who were across the aisle from us, so the family section. Paid $120 the day tix went on sale. My point is, that's is a way cheaper way to see the Raps if you can make the drive. Second point, the palace was absolutely FULL of Northern Invaders. We drowned out any and every detroit chant, defence chant, Drummond's mom who was quite vocal. And the Detroit fans, by the end were literally like "what the fuck is going on?" Where did all this people come from. It was so amazing to take over another team's building. As though we were trying to outdo the fans who rocked the Cleveland game. And to top it all off fuckin George Clinton was the halftime show! The raps players were loving it. And when the fight nearly broke out (malice at the palace 2) it would have been complete pandemonium, cause I swear it was 50/50 ratio of Raps to Pistons fans. The Johnson dunk was over Drummond and I want the poster. Nice work to any of the Republic who were at the game. Best Raps game I've ever gone to.