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November 29, 2014 Updates

When Rob Babcock was fired, if he know that losing Vince Carter was either a certainty, or a likely possibility, why on earth did he pass on drafting Andre Iguodala? I recall in the wake of passing on Iguodala, the reason given was that the Raptors had Vince Carter. But if Babcock knew that we might lose Carter, this reason vanishes! Thanks, Eli A: Rob had only been on the job a few weeks and hadn’t been involved in any pre-draft workouts – and Vince’s desire to leave was not obvious on draft night – and Rob took the advice of people like Jack McCloskey, who thought Araujo was the best choice. Toronto Star

November 27, 2014 Updates

While Valanciunas had a huge night, Kyle Lowry had the play of the game when he poked the ball away from Suns guard Isaiah Thomas with 23 seconds on the clock and the Raptors leading by two. DeMar DeRozan iced the victory with four straight free throws with under a minute remaining. Lowry also had an end-to-end sequence to remember, leaving teammate Chuck Hayes amazed and the crowd buzzing with MVP chants. “He had a sequence where he got the block, loose ball, got the steal, got the assist and then the charge,” Hayes said. “Unbelievable. That shows our leader, man.” “It’s a hell of an unselfish team,” Lowry said. “It’s a team where it doesn’t matter who is most successful. Everybody wants to win games.” NBA.com

November 26, 2014 Updates

Demar Derozan is one of the most talented and important pieces of the 2014-2015 Toronto Raptors, who currently have the league’s best record at 12-2. Drake, the team’s global ambassador, also has a tight relationship with many of the players, even the newly arrived Lou Williams, who was just named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player Of The Week. While on the NBA TV Fan Night Pre-Game show discussing Drake’s relationship with the Raptors with Chris Webber, Derozan mentioned that Drake said he’d give Derozan a copy of his mixtape, Derozan says is “coming out in January.” TheSource

November 24, 2014 Updates
November 23, 2014 Updates

Earlier Saturday, the NBA corrected a scoring error from Friday night's game, leaving the official final 124-82. At issue was a three-pointer that was incorrectly credited to forward John Henson. Instead, he hit a jump shot from the lane with 1 minute, 44 seconds remaining and is now credited with six points for the game. The three would have been the first of Henson's three-year career. "I was looking at the box score and saw they gave me a three-pointer," Henson said. "I thought they were just going to let it go. But it's all good." Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Also one Cavs official responded to the large and loud contingent of Raptors fans after the game by whispering the following to me as we left the arena: "Tell them to talk to us in June." FoxSports.com

November 22, 2014 Updates

The NBA announced today that a scoring error was made during the Milwaukee Bucks-Toronto Raptors game on Nov. 21 at Air Canada Centre, which impacted the final score of the game but not the final outcome of the game. Bucks forward John Henson was incorrectly credited with a 3-point field goal when he made a jump shot in the lane with 1:44 remaining in the fourth quarter. The game statistics have been corrected and the final score of the game is Toronto 124, Milwaukee 82. Henson’s scoring total has been changed to six points in the official box score. All NBA games are reviewed to ensure the accuracy of the game statistics. Below is a link to video of Henson’s shot: http://www.nba.com/video/channels/originals/2014/11/22/bops-john-henson-hook-shot-112114.nba/ NBA.com

November 21, 2014 Updates

Charles F. Gardner: Raptors will not have Tyler Hansbrough due to a right shoulder AC sprain suffered Wed. vs. Memphis. Lucas Nogueira active for Toronto. Twitter @cf_gardner

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The star of a viral video that featured a disabled man being mocked on the street by dozens of people was contacted by an NBA star over the weekend and given the VIP treatment ... TMZ Sports has learned. We've learned Toronto Raptors star Greivis Vasquez saw the video posted by Andre Arruda -- a Toronto comic who suffers from Morquio syndrome ... often associated with Dwarfism. In his video, Arruda shows how he's taunted, mocked and stared at on a regular basis because of his physical appearance ... and his story is starting to blow up in the Canadian media. Enter Vasquez ... who was so moved by the story, he reached out to Arruda's camp over the weekend and invited him to the Raptors game on Saturday night. TMZ.com

Toronto-based social media and rewards platform MoPals has scored big with the latest addition to their all-star board of directors, announcing today the signing of Toronto Raptors point guard Greivis Vásquez to their roster. Mr. Vásquez will not only join MoPals as a board member and investor, but as a brand ambassador as well. The Venezuelan athlete says that the decision was borne out of consideration for his post-basketball career, and a declaration of his intentions to stay in Toronto. Toronto Globe & Mail

November 16, 2014 Updates


Nasty break-up and all, Air Canada is the best thing that ever happened to the Toronto Raptors.


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