DeRozan’s halves, Bargnani’s numbers and Banks

Nine days after everybody wanted to fire the coach and trade every player we get to play the Hawks again. Since then we’ve had a team meeting, won three straight, but ended up losing to the best team we faced during the stretch, the Bucks. What will tonight bring? Some might say that it’ll be… Read more »


At some point you have to play some defense

Douby and O’Bryant both played. And it wasn’t garbage time. Hawks 118, Raptors 110 In my efforts to compose poetry yesterday I completely forgot about Hoop Heads North winning the RR March Madness Pool. Here’s his bracket in which he went a whopping 51/63. Congratulations and take a bow, I’ve dispatched my carrier pigeon which… Read more »


Ode to a season

The season ended with fresh new wounds, a Magical defeat, oh so soon There was work to do, with options here, and options there With Ford as bait, at a going rate, not too high but not too low A trade was made, lot went out, one came back He came at a fee, and… Read more »


Moon screwed up, but so did Triano

You could even look past that shot if it wasn’t accompanied by the grin. Raptors 84, Hawks 87 Alright, let’s get the Jamario Moon hate out of the way early. Sure, he was probably dropped on his head when he was young and then run over by an off-road vehicle. Repeatedly. Yup, that’s the only… Read more »


Free-falling Raps now 10 games under .500

Just like Indiana, a three-shot foul was the turning point. Suns 117, Raptors 113 Pinch-hitting for Dinosty so bear with me. Rule of thumb is that you can’t get into an offensive pissing contest with the Suns. They might have unofficially changed their style of play under Porter but their core personnel are still of… Read more »

Kyrie Irving

Team effort pulls Raps past Hawks

Joe Johnson didn’t find things quite as easy this time around. Hawks 88, Raptors 93 We needed to win these last two games and we did, so credit to the team for getting the job done before hitting the tough schedule ahead. We split the four game homestand and show some defensive improvement from the… Read more »