Nine days until Raptors media day. Everybody excited?
Both of those stats indicate the Raptors had more success than expected using 2-PG lineup, specifically late in year when GV's %s went up
Raptors top 2013/14 pairings: 1) Lowry/Vasquez (+186 in 243mins) 2) Lowry/DeRozan (+176, 2273mins) 3) Lowry/Amir (+175) 4) Lowry/Ross (+167)
Some Fri aft Raptors trivia: last season's top four two-man pairings (+/-) all featured the same player. Name that player, name the pairings
Great moments in Raptors history: Alvin Williams is traded to Boston, only to have trade rescinded because of failed physical in Feb. 2000
Had a chance to catch up w/ Patrick Patterson today. Asked him what the Raptors ceiling is this year: "We can win the East. Sky's the limit"
Also pointed out to me yesterday by an interview subject: the Raptors have more FB likes than the Leafs now. (1/2)
How many teams project to have the exact same starting lineups this year as last? The Hawks, Spurs, Raptors, Warriors, Pistons. Anyone else?
Raptors will be one of 13 NBA teams affiliated with the D-League's Fort Wayne Mad Ants, which has to be the worst team name in all of sports
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants will be affiliate for 13 NBA teams, including Raptors. Just a 6.5 hour drive to go see Bruno!
Sure, you tend to lose a lot on D when you become primary scorer, happened with McGrady after leaving Raptors, but stands out with Harden
Correction on single-game Raptors tickets, they go on sale tomorrow. The info I got was for a pre-sale only
For those wondering about Raptors single-game tickets, pre-sale just went live at Ticketmaster
Farewell to Chauncey Billups, the only player to ever win a Finals MVP AFTER playing for the Raptors. A wonderful player.
Lithuania--and Raptors--center Jonas Valanciunas will be a good test of where the U.S. is on the inside. Not a scorer, but a beast on boards