1. Should the Toronto Raptors Pursue Emeka Okafor?

    ESPN has dredged up the obvious and long-standing rumor that the New Orleans Hornets would like to get out from under the contracts of Emeka Okafor, James Posey, and/or Peja Stojalovic...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 2,410 reads 18 comments

  2. The Toronto Raptors' 2010 Draft Options

    Many Toronto fans are hoping the Raptors are planning to either move up in the 2010 NBA Draft or at least acquire another pick. Either or both are possible. It’s even possible the Raptors trade out of the draft altogether...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 1,549 reads 2 comments

  3. Toronto Raptors' Options: They Can Be a Playoff Team Again Next Season

    Many fans and GMs are willing to sacrifice it all for a slim chance to be an NBA Finals team. But the reality is, unless you are willing to spend will over $10 million in luxury tax dollars, it is not going to happen under this CBA...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 2,128 reads 13 comments

  4. Toronto Raptors' Most Maligned Players: Deserving or Not?

    When assessing the talents of a number of current Toronto Raptors, one might be led by the comments from disgruntled writers into thinking that the Raptors were made up of a bunch of losers and hacks in the 2009-10 season...

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  5. Bryan Colangelo's Raptors: What Is There To Work With In Toronto?

    In June, when NBA teams start evaluating draft picks and trying to determine what their team needs are, there is another not so subtle analysis going on...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 1,154 reads 6 comments

  6. Toronto Raptors: Looking for Another Draft Pick?

    As the Toronto Raptors begin working out prospects for this year’s draft, one can’t help but wonder if Bryan Colangelo is angling to get another pick. Not that the Raptors’ GM hasn’t been accused of trying this in the past...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 1,298 reads 4 comments

  7. (Boohoo) Hedo Turkoglu: Some Team Will Want You

    There isn’t anything more annoying than a pouting professional athlete making an eight-figure salary. And what Hedo did by giving that recent interview was act like a 19-year-old kid whose feelings got hurt...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 2,612 reads 34 comments

  8. 2010 NBA Finals: Where Massive Payrolls Happen

    The utter disappointment of watching two teams that have purchased their way into the NBA Finals yet again is beginning to sink in. A Magic-Suns Finals would have at least provided some variety...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 1,356 reads 33 comments

  9. Is Toronto Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo Rebuilding or Reloading?

    As the NBA playoffs move inevitably towards the Finals, the hopes and concerns of players, fans, and media have begun to dominate every NBA city...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 2,351 reads 7 comments

  10. A Cavalier Solution: Targeting Chris Bosh?

    On the long May 24 weekend in Canada, I got the chance to discuss the Cleveland Cavaliers, the future of LeBron James, and the despair that the comes from watching a first-place ...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 2,877 reads 26 comments

  11. Magic-Celtics, Lakers-Suns Show NBA Playoffs Are No Place for Young Men

    As the excitement of the NBA Draft approaches, it is time to look closely at what really matters—and remember that the NBA Playoffs are not a place where young teams do well...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 1,040 reads 7 comments

  12. 2010 NBA Free Agency: Why Chris Bosh Should Be on the Orlando Magic's Radar

    In the summer of big free agent possibilities, it is often forgotten that not just teams with salary cap space can be contenders for the best free agents available...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 2,641 reads 27 comments

  13. The NBA Season Ends Painfully for James, Wade, Bosh, and Johnson

    It’s official, the top four free agent candidates for the summer of 2010 are all unhappy. Each player’s team failed to live up to reasonable expectations and bowed out of the playoff picture in disgrace...

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  14. Maurizio Gherardini Says Changes Are Coming to the Toronto Raptors

    In what hardly qualifies as news, the Toronto Raptors will be adding some new players next season. At least the Raptors management are not avoiding the obvious...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 1,838 reads 1 comments

  15. Toronto Raptors Hedo Turkoglu: A Bad Season Does Not Equal a Bad Player

    Do you throw a potential team leader and former NBA finals starter out with the bath water after a single washed-out season? Do you give up on a 30-year-old near-star player because ...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 934 reads 2 comments

  16. Toronto Raptors Offseason Decisions: The Case For Sonny Weems

    In what should be the easiest offseason decision that Bryan Colangelo has to make, the Toronto Raptors hold an $854,000 team option for Sonny Weems services next year. The former college slam dunk champion has shown that he deserves a spot on a NBA team..

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 595 reads 2 comments

  17. Toronto Raptors Fans Have Told Chris Bosh What To Do

    Bosh's self-created Twittergate has made quite the stir amongst Raptors fans. Inferring that he doesn't know what to do and asking his 100,000 twitter followers to give 140 character ...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 839 reads 2 comments

  18. The Case for Amir Johnson: Toronto Raptors Offseason Decisions

    After resolving the Chris Bosh situation, Bryan Colangelo’s offseason work may have just begun. Leaving aside the numerous trade scenarios that must be under consideration, ...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 1,376 reads 2 comments

  19. Chris Bosh Doesn't Know What to Do? Tell Him!

    On April 30, Chris Bosh posted a couple of questions to his Twitter account for his more than 100,000 followers to consider: http://twitter.com/chrisbosh “Been wanting to ask...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 1,764 reads 61 comments

  20. Toronto Raptors Have What Dwyane Wade Wants

    There are two major stars on two different teams and each has what the other wants. Each other! There was no mistaking what Dwyane Wade was saying after being rolled over by the Celtics in this year’s playoffs...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 3,293 reads 34 comments

  21. What If Chris Bosh Walks? A Toronto Raptors Disaster Recovery Plan

    What if the unthinkable happens this summer, and Chris Bosh walks away from the Toronto Raptors for nothing? No sign and trade deal, no talent coming back, not even a trade exception to work with...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 2,088 reads 58 comments

  22. LeBron James Admits The Cavaliers Picked Their First Round Opponent

    In a statement that should rankle all Toronto Raptors players and fans alike, LeBron James admitted it was Chicago they wanted to face in the first round...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 1,510 reads 19 comments

  23. A Jurassic Spark: 10 Players Who Can Help the Raptors Forget About Chris Bosh

    It seems like no one in the Raptors organization really wants Chris Bosh to depart for greener pastures this summer and it also seems like Chris Bosh loves Toronto, the fans, and the Raptors organization...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about over 4 years ago 4,549 reads 15 comments

  24. Toronto Raptors Not Planning To Spend Big in 2010-11?

    In Bryan Colangelo’s end-of-season address to the media (and indirectly to the fans) he said something most of us were not used to hearing...

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  25. Has Chris Bosh Already Left the Toronto Raptors?

    Anyone who watched Chris Bosh in his end-of-season interview at the Air Canada Centre media center had to come away somewhat discouraged by what they heard (Raptors Video Player, April 14, 2010...

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