“For Toronto, they know that we’re on the Raptors, to come out after the season and show face, give them a show, give them something to look forward going into next year,” Powell said. “It was a lot of fun.” Raptors fans are thoroughly familiar with Powell, who emerged as an unlikely hero in each of the last two playoff runs. The 24-year-old is an explosive finisher at the basket, a physical defender, and has increasingly become a knockdown 3-point shooter. He’ll be in competition with Miles for the starting small forward spot.
October 17, 2017 | 9:49 pm EDT Update
Jeff Zillgitt: Gordon Hayward hasn’t been taken to a hospital and is still at Quicken Loans Arena, per @KristenLedlow.
A source with direct knowledge of Cavs’ players thinking told cleveland.com that several inside the Cleveland locker room were upset Monday upon hearing that a video was planned. Carper said the decision to cancel the video was not made because of the Cavs’ players’ objections, and he said no objections had been voiced to him.
Chris Fedor: #Celtics Kyrie Irving picks up a technical foul for trash-talking with LeBron James. It was a little while after Kyrie was jawing with Lue
The Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan called Bayless “a clown” and noted that this was “bigger than basketball.” The Spurs’ Rudy Gay called Bayless “a heartless clown.”