Morning Coffee July 18

Toronto Sun The Oklahoma City Thunder have waived guard Earl Watson. Reports out of Indianapolis last night had the eight-year vet joining the Pacers. Already flush with point guards, Watson’s arrival likely would mean the Pacers would not match the Raptors’ four-year $20-million US offer for restricted free agent Jarrett Jack. The Pacers have until… Read more »

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Notes from Summer League: Day 1 & 2

Chris Denker, of Netscouts Basketball, is reporting live from summer league: If you are evaluating on wins and losses the Toronto Raptors summer league performance has been disappointing with an 0-2 start.  But if you are merely evaluating individuals and getting a look at your draft picks you can take away a few positives with… Read more »

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Summer League: Raptors vs Lakers Live Blog

Follow the game on @raptorsrepublic ‘Sup everybody, they’re singing the national anthems. They got a real cow to sing the Canadian one. Never really liked how the US national anthem gets a louder cheer even though it was sung worse.


A Lot of Action

He didn’t get the trophy for yesterdays coup d’etat, but he deserves it in my book. Let it not be said that BryCo doesn’t do work. In what is the craziest trade this franchise ever made, B.C. Colangelo turned Marion, Humphries and Uni-brow (Douby) into Hedo (don’t call me Hedu) Turkoglu, Devean George, Antoine Wright… Read more »

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Morning Coffee – May 21

Toronto Star "You can’t have too many voices," Triano said yesterday. "We need to challenge each other, yes; but we all have to have the same basic philosophies or it won’t work." With NBA-wide speculation rampant that Triano will eventually hire former Memphis head coach Marc Iavaroni as his lead assistant, no one connected with… Read more »


Crosshair: Roko Ukic

If I had to buy a Raptors jersey, it’d be Roko’s. Not having watched many Lottomatica or Barcelona games, I was surprised at how raw Ukic really was. I didn’t expect a refined product but was hoping for him to be of reliable service, after all he’d been playing regularly on some of the better… Read more »