Post Tagged with: "Toronto Raptors"

Vinsanity’s Mutation from Solider to Sniper

Vinsanity’s Mutation from Solider to Sniper

Drew Corrigan (@Dcorrigan50) As the world was beginning to wind down after seeing LeBron James return to Cleveland by watching Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins matchup in NBA uniforms for the first time, the man that never sleeps — Adrian Wojnarowski — dropped another bomb on us. Vince Carter has agreed to a three-year, $12M deal with Memphis, league […]

Draft Roundtable: Dishing Out The Embiid Face

Draft Roundtable: Dishing Out The Embiid Face

1. Which team(s) had should be disappointed in their draft? Zach Oliver (@ZachOliverNBA): I think there’s multiple teams here who should be disappointed. Toronto, Chicago, and Sacramento to name a few. I don’t really know what Toronto did, to be honest. I’m not convinced that this Bruno Caboclo guy they picked at 20 is real. Plus, he’s two years away from being two years away. […]

Tracy McGrady: “In hindsight, looking back, obviously I wish I had stayed in Toronto”

Tracy McGrady: “In hindsight, looking back, obviously I wish I had stayed in Toronto”

When Tracy McGrady was drafted by the Toronto Raptors in the 1997 NBA Draft, he was just an 18 year old kid with unlimited potential, but a lot to learn. While he showed flashes of brilliance in his first couple of years with the Raptors, it wasn’t until his third that he broke out of his shell and began […]

Here’s a photo of Amir Johnson playing basketball against an elephant

Here’s a photo of Amir Johnson playing basketball against an elephant

I know that I’ve already posted something about Amir Johnson and an elephant today, but how does a photo of him playing basketball (with a soccer ball) against an elephant, one-on-one on a seven-foot rim not deserve its own post? I’m glad we’re on the same page. – via @iamamirjohnson.

Amir Johnson loses in a game of tug-of-war to an elephant

Amir Johnson loses in a game of tug-of-war to an elephant

If you woke up this morning wondering how strong an elephant is, then you’ll be happy to know that Amir Johnson has your answer – very, very strong. So strong, in fact, that they can destroy 11 grown human beings in a game of tug-of-war. (And, yes, that team includes the 6-foot-9, 210 pound Amir Johnson). […]

Learn how to pressure the ball handler from Jonas Valanciunas, the Kung Fu Fighter

Learn how to pressure the ball handler from Jonas Valanciunas, the Kung Fu Fighter

You know how coaches teach you to pressure the ball when your opponent picks up their dribble? Well, this is Jonas Valanciunas’ entertaining take on that principle: Jonas Valanciunas: The Kung Fu Fighter. Has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? – via Reddit.

Throwback Clip of the Day: Inside Tracy McGrady’s decision to enter the 1997 NBA draft

Throwback Clip of the Day: Inside Tracy McGrady’s decision to enter the 1997 NBA draft

Between 1962 and 2005, a total of 43 NBA players were drafted straight out of high school. However, many of those draftees failed to live up to the lofty, and often unfair, expectations, leaving only a select few to have long and [...]