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Raps Fan’s 3 Point Shot – March 12/09

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Is it me, or does Bosh seem more excited to give a weather report then win games? #boshsucks if you are on twitter (we have to call him out, can’t let him get off scott-free!) If Smitch was still the coach, would the Raptors be in the playoff hunt? (do we even care?) Is it… Read more »

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Round Two

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I need help Only the Denver game that “cost” Smitch his job was by a larger margin. At what point will the rhetoric and idiocy about the playoffs stop? Sure they are 5.5 games out of 8th spot, but what has happened this season that has certain idiots suggesting the playoffs? 21-36 seem like a… Read more »

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Hollinger, Joey/Hump and a Nash trade idea

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Sam Smith woke up this morning and couldn’t figure out what to write, so he thought he’d make something up. He came up with this. Let’s play along though, commenter BujuBosh came up with this trade idea which would send Nash, Barbosa and Barnes to Phoenix for Calderon (BYC), Kapono, Parker and Jamario Moon. The… Read more »

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Rethinking Colangelo’s genius

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First off, a big shout out to all the members of the Raptors Republic. Its great to be on board and I look forward to giving a voice to angry Raptors’ fans everywhere- each and every week! For starters, I’d like to revisit a couple of ideas that I have been writing about for the… Read more »

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Sam Mitchell Fired!

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Jay Triano is the interim coach. Sportsnet Link. I knew it was a done deal when Doug Smith bravely said that Sam’s job is “very safe”. The players should feel real shitty after this move. The Denver loss was the straw that broke the camel’s back and it was ultimately the players who got their… Read more »

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ATL revenge mission, Parker, MVP, Doug Smith

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If the upcoming Laker game is ranked 10 on the degree of difficulty scale and say Charlotte was something like 4, then the Hawks should be around a 6 or a 6.5. Plus they’ve already kicked our ass once and that was with Jermaine O’Neal in the lineup, so needless to say we have to… Read more »

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Raptors vs Bobcats – It’s Time…

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It’s time to step up and be men. It’s time to show some pride. It’s time for heart and character to shine through. Dramatic I know, but the chips are down, and these are the moments that separate the men from the boys. When everyone is healthy and the shots are falling, it is easy… Read more »

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Fix the defense and go from there

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These are tough times, team’s not playing well, the injuries are piling up, the defense isn’t there and worst of all a potentially humbling West coast trip is lurking in the shadows. They say you have to hit rock-bottom before you can start to rise and I think we officially did that this weekend. The… Read more »

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Some PG #2 stuff and the Raptors mascot

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It would be sadly ironic if Jose Calderon misses tomorrow’s Heat game and we would start Will Solomon at the point. It would mark a complete 180 degree turn from the situation of only a year ago when the Raptors main advantage over any opponent in the league was the starting point guard situation. The… Read more »