The defensive stopper is overrated

Injecting one good-to-great defensive player as a remedy for a poor defensive unit sounds like a bad strategy, and one the Raptors have been guilty of too often.


Don’t give up on Marco

You know that Seinfeld when George lies about being handicapped to get the job, and when they later find out that he’s not, they can’t fire him because he’s under contract so they lock him out of his office? Something similar could be done for Marco Belinelli. I’m joking, of course, I love Marco.

Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

Who are we “supposed to” beat?

Yeah, we know how to use Excel. Strength of schedule per month. For every peak there’s a valley. November is tough but life will get easier, not by much, but thing will even out for the team and we’ll have a chance at netting a respectable record provided we beat the teams we’re supposed to… Read more »

Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

Building with Bosh and Bargnani as the core

Whenever this issue comes up there are the naysayers who maintain that the two cannot coexist on the same team. The arguments made are numerous. The popular ones include that they’re too perimeter oriented to complement each other, or that they play the same position forcing one of them to play out of position, or… Read more »

Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

Introducing the Line-O-Meter

OK, you’re probably sick of us plugging the Stat-O-Meter all the time so I thought we’d create another, simpler tool which everybody can find a use for, not just stat-addicts. I made a new little tool which answers questions that I always ask How is a player doing in a certain stretch? For example, What’s… Read more »