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Crosshair: Chris Bosh

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20/10…you keep those kinds of players. It was a challenging year to say the least, and no one on this team had a harder time with it then Chris. After a summer where he won Olympic gold as a KEY member of the US National team (KEY as in he was crucial to their winning,   …Continue Reading


Raps Fan’s 3 Point Shot

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1) Will the Raptors extend this winning streak to 6, or will we all just end up being upset over what could have been if  BryCo had fired Smitch 6 months earlier and went after D’Antoni? 2) What will the Raptors record be over the next 8 games? (I got them 5-3 – splitting with   …Continue Reading


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   …Continue Reading


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   …Continue Reading


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   …Continue Reading


No Expectations; No Heartbreak; Same Result…Raptors Lose to the Spurs 107-97

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The Raptors (10-17) lose 107-97 against the Spurs (16-10) You really can’t expect much when you role into the Spurs house, and they are healthy. The road to championship in the West still leads through them, and the House that Popovich designed and Duncan built is still the standard of excellence in the NBA. Forgive   …Continue Reading


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   …Continue Reading


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   …Continue Reading


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   …Continue Reading


Raptors vs Bobcats – It’s Time…

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Kyrie Irving

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   …Continue Reading


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