1. 2010 NBA Team Performance Rankings For the Stretch Drive

    With about 20 games left in the season for most teams, the final push for playoff and lottery seeding has begun. And Brothersteve's simplified, objective performance ranking shows where the teams stand based on their season and current trends...

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  2. No Chris Bosh Equals No Respect for Toronto Raptors from the NBA's Referees

    Warning, Rant on NBA Refereeing. In both of the Toronto Raptors' last two games and, to a lesser extent, versus the Cavaliers, the Raptors have been getting hosed by the referees. That’s not to say the Raptors played well in those two road losses...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about almost 5 years ago 498 reads 7 comments

  3. Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan: Time For a Change?

    Since the start of the season, Jay Triano and Bryan Colangelo have made it clear that the development of their prized rookie DeMar DeRozan would be a priority this season.  For the most part, that’s a strategy one cannot argue with...

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  4. The Raptors' Reggie Evans Shows He's Got Game!

    It has been a long time since Reggie Evans suffered that minor preseason mid-foot injury that sidelined him until the All-Star break...

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  5. Jay Triano Could Be the Best

    The whispers have started. Jay Triano could and should finish the 2009-10 season as the winningest head coach in Raptors history, on a percentage basis. This seems rather odd...

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  6. Andrea Bargnani: Toronto Raptors “New” Defensive Stopper

    In a game against the supposedly inferior Washington Wizards during the Air Canada Center’s traditional Toronto Maple Leafs time slot, the Toronto Raptors were saved from an embarrassing ...

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  7. David Stern, Do You Believe NBA Owners Really Need the Players' Help?

    With statements like: “a crippling labor agreement” “NBA will lose $400 million dollars” “NBA has lost hundreds of millions over the past few years” David Stern has laid out the ...

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  8. NBA Trade Deadline: A Content Colangelo Confuses Fans

    Bryan Colangelo and trade deadline equals change.  At least that’s what this combination used to mean. But the trade deadline came and went with barely a whisper about activity from the Toronto Raptors...

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  9. A New Era of Raptors Basketball

    When the Toronto Raptors ownership group went out and acquired Bryan Colangelo from the Phoenix Suns in 2006, it sent out a message that it was not happy just to be in the NBA. It wanted experienced, successful management to operate its franchise...

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  10. NBA Team Performance Rankings at the All-Star Break

    A Performance Ranking anyone can understand—Is it possible? Of course it is! And, like in most things, simpler is better...

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  11. Toronto Raptors Trade Rumours: Who Do Fans Think is Most Likely To Go?

    With trade rumours swirling, as they should be, Toronto Raptors fans are just as passionate about who should be traded from the Raptors as who should be acquired...

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  12. Toronto Raptors Valentine's Day Record Promises Playoffs to Fans

    After winning their much-anticipated final game before the All-Star break, 104-93, over the red-hot Philadelphia 76ers, the 29-23 Toronto Raptors are firmly above the ...

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  13. Can the Toronto Raptors Get To 50 Wins without a Trade?

    To start the 2009-10 season, Bryan Colangelo made the bold prediction that the Toronto Raptors would win 50 games this year...

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  14. NBA Trade Rumors: Toronto Raptors Assessing Their Trade Options

    Decisions made coming up to the NBA trade deadline could be the toughest calls for the Toronto Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo since his arrival in 2006...

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  15. Bryan Colangelo's Toronto Raptors: Post 50 Game Status Report

    A lot has happened in the 2009-10 season to Bryan Colangelo's Toronto Raptors. After fixing one massive error last season, Colangelo has rebuilt his team back into a playoff contender...

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  16. Toronto Raptor Player Updates After 50 Games!

    The Toronto Raptors continued their improved play over the past 10 games, putting together their second run of 7-3 to bring their record to 27-23. That makes for a strong 20-10 record since the Raptors first 20 games ended at a painful 7-13...

    Stephen Brotherston Written by Stephen Brotherston about almost 5 years ago 1,514 reads 5 comments

  17. NBA Trade Rumors: Is Josh Howard on His Way to the Toronto Raptors?

    While the Dallas Mavericks' management continues to deny rumors of an impending Josh Howard trade, it appears almost no one believes them any more. Including the "tradee," Josh Howard...

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  18. Toronto Raptors Are Looking To Make A Deal, According To GM Bryan Colangelo

    The Toronto Raptors are looking for the missing player that can vault them into contention in this year's playoffs. On Toronto radio, The Fan 590, Toronto Raptors' GM Bryan Colangelo gave a quick ...

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  19. Raptors, Bulls, Bobcats, Heat: Feasting on the West

    It was not long ago that another NBA Western Conference love-in was happening in the media. The pitiful bottom half of the Eastern Conference playoff teams compared to the six Western Conference ...

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  20. Chris Bosh: No, He's Not Leaving the Raptors!

    Through the first two months of the season, there was constant speculation that Chris Bosh was on his way out of Toronto. Speculation that ran rampant, despite Bryan Colangelo's statements that he intended to re-sign Chris at the end of this season...

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  21. Tornoto Raptors Antoine Wright: Burning Down The Doghouse!

    Bryan Colangelo spent this past summer accumulating some players he believed would help the Raptors shed their image of being a non-athletic group of bad defenders...

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  22. Raptors-Heat: The Battle for Fifth Place

    Earlier in the season it looked like the Miami Heat were going to be awarded fifth place in the Eastern Conference and would be virtually uncontested due to a lack of teams good enough to take it from them...

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  23. Raptors-Lakers: How Do You Like Toronto Now?

    On an early Sunday evening, a crowd of over 20,000 people watched the Toronto Raptors gut out a hard-fought win over the Western Conference’s first place team and last season’s NBA champion L...

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  24. Fighting for Fifth: Toronto Raptors at the Crossroads

    Before the season started, Bryan Colangelo and the Raptors media representatives called for 50 wins this season . But after looking at all the changes Bryan Colangelo had made to the Raptors ...

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  25. Should the Raptors Consider Acquiring the Kings' Andres Nocioni?

    Real GM has published yet another story that the Sacramento Kings' Andres Nocioni is available. The Kings have a glut of small forwards and are focusing on the future. The 30-year old veteran is only getting in the way of their younger players...

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