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Statophile, Volume 1

Welcome to a new idea here at RR. The goal of Statophile is to produce a weekly summary of advanced metrics – to analyse beyond what’s beyond the basic boxscore. We will also address a few perceptions from readers each week and look to confirm or bust them.

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Gameday: Raptors vs 76ers – Mar. 7/10

The Raptors are 1-0 during this must win stretch, which goes till the last game of the season against the Knicks. When I said that every game is a must win from here on in, I meant that each game must be approached as if they are. With Toronto and Milwaukee currently tied for 5th,… Read more »

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RRTV: LOUD CROWD NOISE!!!

With the glitz and glamour surrounding NBA All-Star weekend, we thought we’d use this moment to drop some fresh extra flavour to ‘the game’ by releasing the premiere episode of our new RRTV original weekly series called LOUD CROWD NOISE!!!

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Hawks Pummel The Raptors, Again

Hawks 111, Raptors 89 – Box On a night where Kobe broke his finger; he manned up, chipped in 20/5/5 and paced the Lakers for their 11th win in a row, the Raptors showed little of anything while being thumped by the Hawks, again. I thought it was Groundhogs day. Except this time, no, it… Read more »

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Gameday: Raptors vs Cavaliers

Bosh hosts the Cavs tonight at the ACC. Let’s NBA! My life just got 30% better with the season starting today. The Raptors host the Cavs, who just came off a 95-89 loss at the hands of the C**tics last night. Seeing Anthony Parker in a Cavs uniform was unsettling for me. For those of… Read more »

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Defending the wing

Safe to say we were pathetic at this last year. I remember doing game recaps and checking out box scores to find that Jamario Moon and Anthony Parker were being outscored by 60-90% on any given night, they ended up finishing 26th and 22nd in starter scoring for their respective positions. They were being torched… Read more »

Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

Raps Fan’s 3pt Shot

The “what if Jamario Moon was re-signed” Edition: 1) What would be the MAX contract you would give him? 2) Do you think he would be capable of being the starting SG while DeRozan get’s accustomed to the NBA grind? 3) Can we really deal with his gun-slinging for another 2+ years?