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Being on the West Coast is awesome for someone from the East, Twitterly speaking. It's like I get to watch the world die.
That said, I'll be heading back to Toronto tonight. Gambled out, I'll play it safe and take the Cavs over Jazz for 2014 Summer League title
After going 1-2 in preliminary round, the Raptors (19th seed) will face Houston (14th) at 8:30pm ET tomorrow. Winner gets Wiggins/CLE Thurs
If Raptors win tomorrow will play Cleveland. That could be interesting. Sadly, I would no longer be in Vegas.
Raptors will play Houston tomorrow night 8:30 ET to open double elimination tourney
Why does FOX keep on playing the theme to NBC's Parenthood?
Nobody, of course, uses "of course" in between commas in sentences because of authoritative insecurity more than me.
MT @magicjohnson A team everybody has to watch out for in the East are the Raptors. They have the talent to sneak up & win the Eastern Conf.
I really miss Toronto politics.
Add me on XboxOne.. Will be on later tonight.. TheRedRipper54
Khem Birch the Canadian #44 has his defensive stance down pat! In 12 mins of action has 5 pts in 12 mins of action. http://t.co/2lahMhZ72f
Magic backing the Raptors.
Amir Johnson was wearing a bucket hat, perhaps dating myself I said he would fit in EPMD DeMar made fun of the hat Amir made fun of his hair
"This is a very special summer for CDN basketball. For anybody that's here to see it in Vegas can't be anything but just so proud” Roy Rana
Raptors brass/coaches makes it clear in every interview on or off record: Bruno will take some time, but has legit shot to be very good
Remains to be seen what he can do on the court but Nogueira's personality is truly refreshing. Not a disingenuous bone in his 7-foot frame
Nogueira was adopted but said he has a great/supportive family. He's the youngest of 3 siblings, hence the nickname "Bebe". "I feel blessed"
Nogueira: "I had bad moments in my life but everybody have bad moments so I think, ok, I can be sad sometimes but 95% I want to be happy"
More Bebe GOLD: "The NBA only has 450 jobs for seven billion [people]. I have one job, so I don't have reason to stay sad"
Focus for Bruno is getting comfortable in role/playing D. Mermuys was pleased to see him put team on his shoulders but isnt ready for that
Casey, Nurse and Rana spent over 30mins running drills with Bruno. Coaches said the rook was in good spirits today, ready to work/move on
Strange, random note: Bebe is quite good at math
Thankful for everything..
More on Bruno, am told main reason he was so incensed/worked up last night was because he hated being down by 30.
Opposite of Dion Waiters in about every way, DeMar DeRozan says he is cool with taking fewer minutes with bench so strong to stay fresher.
Bruno working with coach Dwane Casey and Roy Rana after Raptors' practice in the desert http://t.co/nGdjAKgMEC
Roy Rana, Dwane Casey and Nick Nurse currently running shooting drill with Bruno Caboclo
Vasquez, speaking in Toronto, said it was a tough year to be an RFA but had other offers he seriously considered, happy to be back w/ Raps
Bebe told us he has played against Valanciunas. Raved about him and his skills. Said he does get under JV’s skin so practices will be fun.
It will be a crime if Raptors don’t put Bebe beside Valanciunas in locker room. Salmons is gone so stall is open. Comedy potential unlimited
Or all Bruno, all the time?
So two days left here for me. Are people sick of reading about Bruno yet, want to read about guys who won’t make team now + DeAndre Daniels?
Trevor Booker to Utah. Another nice pickup. Good off-season, besides huge Hayward overpay. If can land star beside Exum eventually, solid.
Good morning world.
Drake should win the Polaris. I don't think it will happen.
"To pray is to walk in the full light of God, and to say simply, without holding back, 'I am human and you are God.'" -Henri Nouwen
Free summer league basketball!
Whoever drives this car / has this sticker.....is my hero. http://t.co/eU0SdvyALf
Rodney Hood wants to enter the three-point competition. Shooting 7-for-9 from deep
Oh no I'm accidentally watching summer league
Getting Dante Exum and Rodney Hood in one draft is pretty good.
What is a Todd Frazier?
Utah has some nice pieces going forward. Need another star with Exum to be a factor, but building decently.
Also. A dude at this local establishment is wearing a Vancouver grizzlies hat. Again: big day
Eric Griffin out, Rudy Gobert in as King of Summer League
Yes, I caught it, despite twilight.
Random stranger just threw me a frisbee as I was walking around streets of San Diego. Big day for me
And Gobert answers by doing the same on Giannis. This is fun. Far better than Raptors game.
Greek Freak just paid Rudy Gobert back with a huge jam
Exum no slouch in wingspan department either. Has Bruno arms.
Attack of the killer wingspans. Rudy Gobert has a few inches on Giannis and just swatted him while yelling, “get that out of here."
Exum going for that 95 ball-handling rating in NBA2K. Pretty slick.
Told Bruno thought he was ejected after getting T'd up, which could explain emotions/why he went straight for the bench.
Raptors and Estudiantes continue to work on a buyout for Lucas Nogueira.
Is Nerlens Noel what Alonzo Mourning would have been like at Summer League?
There is this special Canadian connect at work as Anthony Bennett & Andrew Wiggins exchange words ending with, “I got you man!”
Bebe to Bruno after the dunk? "Keep playing, think about next play. If you're thinking about last play, you are giving up. Never give up."
“He's out of luck because he plays on same team as Terrence Ross and DeMar DeRozan, be careful in practice, everyone will dunk on you."
Bebe was howling by time he finished story about how Bruno has to get used to being dunked on. "NBA is worse than summer league man …"
Tweet went over heads,so to clarify, was joking about Bennett being a rookie since guy we saw last year was not Bennett.
20 minutes in San Diego is enough to remind you living elsewhere is dumb. I'm dumb.
I hope Embiid and Noel have long careers. If both healthy, in time, will be silly good front-court.
Noel just picked up his fourth swat of the game, blocking Anthony Bennett, who took being the No. 1 pick away from him. Noel’s a beast