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Raptors vs Celtics, Lakers, Bobcats: Root Cause Analysis



A look at some common themes in the Raptors three disheartening losses and what can be done to correct the course.

Lakers at Raptors Post-Game: Dear Diary



The Raptors fall for the old Rocky Balboa trick in their 112-106 loss to the Lakers.

Gameday: Raptors vs Lakers – Jan 24/10



The thing that bugs me about these big games is the cheers players like Kobe receive when playing in opposing arenas. Take notice tonight when he’s introduced or scores a basket, there will be a wave of cheer that transcends the crowd and I never understood it. Let’s put an end to this nonsense now   …Continue Reading

Where’s the defense?



Chris Bosh was rendered ineffective by Andrew Bynum Raptors 99, Lakers 112 Jermaine O’Neal didn’t play which resulted in Chris Bosh guarding Andrew Bynum and that right there changed the entire complexion of this game. You can go two ways on this take: Chris Bosh once again choked when playing a good team or guarding   …Continue Reading

Hakeem played hard when he was here, didn’t he?


Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

I still can’t get over the Shaq trade, more specifically I can’t seem to look past Steve Kerr. When I see his scrawny little self standing next to Shaq on the podium welcoming the oft-injured, under-performing, overweight and declining center to Phoenix, I can’t help but get a flashback to him on those Bulls teams   …Continue Reading

Another top-tier opponent, another loss



LA Lakers 121, Toronto Raptors 101 It’s no surprise that we have a long ways to go before we can think of contending with real teams, or even with real teams missing two starters while playing at home. Didn’t the Lakers suffer an exhausting 1 point defeat in Detroit and arrived in Toronto at 4   …Continue Reading

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