Talk about a prayer from the heavens. Terrence Ross see the clock winding down and figures.. heck, I’ll just chuck it up and see what happens. Well, watch and see what happened. Ross recognizes the clock and heaves up a shot from beyond halfcourt that catches more air than a 757. This ball has a crazy amount of arc and doesn’t even need the benefit of the backboard to splash...
Toronto Raptors: Rudy Gay Trade Grade
By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content at Hoopstuff
Raptors Receive: Greivis Vasquez, John Salmons, Patrick Patterson, Chuck Hayes
Kings Receive: Rudy Gay, Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy
I will get to the players the Raptors received in this trade later on, but the biggest part of the deal is getting Gay’s contract off their books...
Raptors’ Terrence Ross beat the first quarter buzzer on Sunday night with this shot from beyond half court:
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The Toronto Raptors traded Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings as part of a seven-player deal before Sunday's game with the Los Angeles Lakers. ESPN reports that the deal should be finalized on Monday. The trade has a number of fantasy implications. First, here's the framework of the deal:Sacramento acquires Gay, Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy. Toronto gets John Salmons, Greivis...
Tweet Per a report by Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, the Toronto Raptors have traded Rudy Gay, one of their leading scorers, to the Sacramento Kings as part of a multi-player deal. Sacramento is sending John Salmons, Greivis Vasquez, Chuck Hayes and Patrick Patterson to Toronto in exchange for Gay. The Raptors are sending Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray...
The Toronto Raptors have made some changes to their starting line up, inserting Tyler Hansbrough at power forward in place of Amir Johnson. Johnson says it was actually his idea for the change.
“I kind of asked to be on the bench,” Johnson told the Toronto Sun on Friday. “I guess everybody didn’t know that, huh? … Yeah. I wanted to see if there would be a difference. I...
He’s officially back.
Kobe Bryant knows how to make a return.
The Black Mamba used this cool, calm Friday to announce via the Lakers Facebook page, that he’ll be coming back this Sunday December 8 against the Toronto Raptors.
Kobe announced his return exclusively on Facebook: https://t.co/hU3kf7P8uP
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) December 6, 2013
Kobe Bryant will not return for Friday's game against the Sacramento Kings, but could be available for Sunday against the Toronto Raptors.
Bryant practiced for the third consecutive day on Thursday and felt improvement in his left ankle.
“I mean, we’ve got to see how it feels (Thursday night)," said. I’m going to try to get another hard session in and then tomorrow...
Steve Novak knows what it’s like to get in a zone shooting threes.
He still doesn’t feel he has been there yet in a Raptors uniform.
Novak hit three in short order in that Golden State game, long before the fourth quarter meltdown came about, but admits he’s still looking for his first Toronto zone experience.
“I wouldn’t even say I was in a zone that game,” Novak...
Getting slapped around 42-15 by the Golden State Warriors in the fourth quarter last night may be the final straw for Dwane Casey and some players on the Toronto Raptors.
The Toronto Raptors really aren’t that good, but even they should be embarrassed after surrendering a 27-point lead to lose to the Golden State Warriors Tuesday night.
Toronto held a 75-48 lead early in the third quarter, only to see it dwindle away thanks largely to a three-point barrage by Golden State. Watch:
Stephen Curry led the charge...
Earlier in the season, Raptors coach Dwane Casey said something about DeMar DeRozan making the Raptors “his team”.
Now in his fifth season in Toronto, DeRozan has taken charge offensively this year, averaging 21.6 points per game. In fact, prior to Sunday’s 112-98 loss to the surging Denver Nuggets at the Air Canada Centre, DeRozan has led the NBA in scoring since Nov....
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Tyler Hansbrough appears to take exception to being fouled by Metta World Peace during Monday’s Raptors-Knicks preseason game…until he turned around, that is. Hansbrough clearly knows how crazy the Baller Formerly Known As Ron Artest is because he quickly changed his attitude as soon as he saw who was on the other side of the foul. “My bad.” Smart man, Tyler. The post Tyler...