Kyrie Irving

TJ Ford vs Jose Calderon Will Solomon

Grab the Opening-Tip which tells you about rappers honouring TJ Ford and how George Stroumboulopoulos and Danny Granger are linked. I didn’t see the game, but the loss to Chicago cheapened the effort the Raps gave against the Celtics. All-in-all, three losses in a row doesn’t sit nicely with me, regardless of who they come…


More 4th quarter choking

The PNR defense cannot result in matchups like these! Bulls 102, Raptors 98 Terrible finish to this one as Chris Bosh gets blocked by Joakim Noah on a fadeaway jumper with the Raptors down two. Hindsight is 20/20 but even at the time it made too much sense to go through Bargnani who was having… Read more »

Kyrie Irving

Hopefully There Wont be a Swirsky Tribute

Grab the Opening-Tip: The ‘Please Don’t Trade for Hughes’ Edition. And you learn what Luol Deng and Arsenalist have in common. With the specter of Swirky’s return looming over this one, I have been dreading this match-up for fear of the Raptors having some sort of cheesy tribute to the guy. I wasn’t a fan…he… Read more »

Kyrie Irving

Does Winning = Money?

An interesting comment, and some proceeding ones, about winning and profitability sparked my interest. This has been something I always have thought about. Fortunately, Forbes listed their NBA team valuation list, which included profitability. Some really interesting things came up, reaffirming what many Raptor Fans have known/suspected for years: WINNING DOES NOT EQUAL PROFITABILITY!


After 82 games, it’s all even

Toronto Raptors 97, Chicago Bulls 107 The bench got some big time run in meaningless game #82 but couldn’t pull it out in Chicago as the Bulls ended their miserable season amid speculation of a coaching change along with some very awkward contract talks coming up with Luol Deng and Ben Gordon. The Raptors end… Read more »

Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

Too excited about Orlando to focus on meaningless Bulls game

It’s hard to care about the Bulls game tonight with the playoffs ready to go on Sunday in Orlando. We got the matchup we were literally begging for and its time to see what we can do with it. The pundits who think that the Raptors have a great chance of advancing are all assuming… Read more »