Letting go of Chris Bosh


How Bosh has managed to transform the public’s perception of him from “good player tired of losing” to “greedy attention-seeking diva” is truly a thing of beauty. He has handled the 2010 free-agency period about as poorly as one can. Whereas Dwayne Wade and LeBron James have met with other teams without alienating their existing ones, Chris Bosh has done exactly that.


Podcast: Eric Smith’s take on life


Eric Smith talked some Belinelli, Paul Jones, Twitter, career, blogs and more. Have a listen by clicking on the play button below or directly in iTunes. You can also download the file. [audio:http://raptorsrepublic.com/audio/2009-08-10-EricSmith.mp3] Follow him at @eric__smith. Quick summary after the jump. Follow @raptorsrepublicFollow @CornerSniper

Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan - teammates soon?

The #50kFail


How about we get to 50k with a bit of class? UPDATE: If you aren’t on Twitter, this may not make any sense to you (also, if you are, you may not care) It started out as a self-righteous duel to 50,000 followers between two of the NBA’s most prolific young-guns/Tweeters. Looking from the outside… Read more »


Need to Handle Business


What-choo-talkin-about? The Raptors need to take this one as they head into a tough stretch of games where they play 7 teams who are .500 or better. Without getting too far ahead of ourselves, there is a game against the Wolves. Don’t get too excited, but it could mean two wins in a row for… Read more »

Kyrie Irving

Roll Call – December 20th vs Spurs


AltRaps is off for a week, I’ll try to fill the big shoes. Raps Fan with the post-game report later…if he recovers from his bender. It’s the “Shame on you for tuning in” edition. Adams – When Colangelo beat zero other teams to the punch in signing Adams, is this how he envisioned him being… Read more »