1. The Top 10 Players the Raptors Should Target in the 2009 NBA Draft

    Selecting ninth in the upcoming draft, the Raptors should have a fairly good opportunity to pick up a young piece to pair with their core of Andrea Bargnani, Chris Bosh and Jose Calderon...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 1,659 reads 7 comments

  2. Chris Bosh and NBA Draft Present Opportunities For Colangelo to Right Wrongs

    While no one would suggest that Bryan Colangelo is in any way on the hot seat, this summer should give him some space to right some wrongs of the past two seasons...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 722 reads 2 comments

  3. How Statistics Screwed Up the NBA

    Sometimes two and two don't add up to four. Before you send me to an asylum, let me explain. It seems that there are far too many people who ignore their eyes in favor of what can only be called, "John Hollingerism"...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 178 reads 0 comments

  4. Kevin Garnett: A History Of Racism

    While Kevin Garnett has cemented his name in the NBA ranks as perhaps one of the greatest players to ever play the game, his antics over the last 14 years should raise some eyebrows as to exactly who he is and what he's about...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 16,591 reads 47 comments

  5. Novica Velickovic: Just What the Doctor Ordered for Toronto

    Fresh off of being named the recipient of the 2009 Euroleague Rising Star award, which current Raptor Andrea Bargnani swept up in 2006 prior to being picked first in the NBA draft by the Raptors, Novica Velickovic is turning heads in Europe this year...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 1,621 reads 2 comments

  6. NBA Draft 2009-10 Names To Watch Over The Years

    Every year, we attempt to project which players will be studs, and which will be duds. Who will win rookie of the year, and who will get their GM fired over the All-Star break? The best question ...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 931 reads 7 comments

  7. The NBA Just Isn't What It Used To Be

    If you followed basketball in 1989 and fell into a coma, waking up today may shock you right back into one. Sure, the shorts are longer and no one is complaining...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 896 reads 30 comments

  8. Chris Bosh: The Make-Believe Franchise

    Lack of exposure may be Bosh's best friend. In fact, outside of a silly "Deadbeat Dad" story, even the Toronto media has been overly generous to the Texan. In any other market however, one would have to raise an eyebrow at his pathetic play this season...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 602 reads 5 comments

  9. Raptors Dish: Late Season Surge, Draft Prospects, and Summer Plans

    The Raptors are not accidentally winning, or failing to tank. There’s a reason for this push, and it may not be as obvious to some as to others. Like any business, the Raptors have to look at their financial situation...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 353 reads 10 comments

  10. Chris Bosh Faces Ex-Girlfriend in Maryland Court in Custody Battle

    On Nov. 26, 2008, Allison Mathis, former live-in girlfriend of Toronto Raptors forward, Christopher W. Bosh, filed a claim in the Montgomery County Circuit Court, Maryland, that Bosh had left ...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 290 reads 0 comments

  11. Raptors Dish: Who Will Return for Toronto in 2009-10?

    Through this disappointing 2008-2009 campaign, Raptor fans have had very little to cheer. They've seen their offseason acquisition traded mid-season for a player who will likely sign elsewhere ...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 577 reads 3 comments

  12. Four Biggest Holes in the Raptors' Roster

    Overpaying for Substandard Talent The total amount for their salary commitments ranks tenth in the NBA, but their money is invested in all the wrong guys. Let's analyze where the cash is going, exactly...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 361 reads 6 comments

  13. Putting the Shawn Marion-Jermaine O'Neal Swap into Perspective

    For the record, I would have preferred to hold off on trading O'Neal until the offseason. However, in this economy, saving some money for a rainy day is important too. Having cap space is important for many reasons...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 1,134 reads 5 comments

  14. How the Toronto Raptors Hit Rock Bottom

    Coming off of what was the most embarrassing loss of the season, the men in red might want to do a little soul searching before they head to Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 779 reads 5 comments

  15. Raptors Have Pieces to Rebuild Quickly in 2009

    Allow me to revisit among the first things Bryan Colangelo pointed out when he became the general manager of the Toronto Raptors in early 2006. Playing in Canada only bothers certain players...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 1,565 reads 16 comments

  16. Bryan Colangelo Holds Cards Close to His Vest

    Pictures say a thousand words, but this snapshot of Toronto Raptor Chris Bosh says, "I give a damn." Eight months later, and still, no one knows what's going through the mind of CB4...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 537 reads 4 comments

  17. Time To Move Chris Bosh

    Consider the NBA a game of managing investments. The Toronto Raptors might want to manage theirs before it walks out the front door and sets the franchise back by half a decade...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 1,276 reads 10 comments

  18. Andrea Bargnani: Raising the Bar

    When the Raptors drafted Andrea Bargnani, they probably envisioned a player who would one day score in the 20s and stretch defenses with his long-range game. Or so we thought...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about over 5 years ago 825 reads 11 comments

  19. Sam Mitchell Fired as Toronto Raptors Head Coach

    On some levels, this may have been three years in the making—but nonetheless, it's over with. The Raptors announced Wednesday afternoon that Sam Mitchell would be removed as head coach ...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about almost 6 years ago 373 reads 0 comments

  20. Sam Mitchell: Responsible for the Development of His Good Players?

    I picked up the Toronto Star excited by the news I had received earlier that morning. A friend called me and told me that writer Doug Smith was breaking down the good and bad aspects of Sam Mitchell's coaching abilities...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about almost 6 years ago 895 reads 6 comments

  21. Toronto Raptors on the Treadmill to Mediocrity Behind Bosh and Calderon

    Allow me to preface my thoughts by saying that under no circumstances would I ever accept a trade where Bosh was heading out for the players I'm about to compare him to...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about almost 6 years ago 1,420 reads 10 comments

  22. Toronto Raptors Looking to Acquire Marco Belinelli

    Monta Ellis is out, and Marco Belinelli is in Don Nelson's doghouse. Various sources in Italy have been talking for weeks of an inevitable Belinelli to the East trade, but until recently, it was just another rumor...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about almost 6 years ago 2,151 reads 4 comments

  23. Raptors Continue to Make the Same Mistakes

    I almost routinely fall off my chair at the post-game quotes from the Toronto Raptors' players and Coach Sam Mitchell, because they apparently have the strange idea that they'll improve if they continue to say it over and over...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about almost 6 years ago 371 reads 2 comments

  24. Bryan Colangelo's Best and Worst Moves in Toronto

    The following is a run-down of Bryan Colangelo's best/worst moves as the Raptors GM. Due to Jamario Moon being an obvious Sam Mitchell suggestion, I'm going to credit that to Sam. Best Moves 1...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about almost 6 years ago 1,722 reads 6 comments

  25. Andrea Bargnani Getting the Bill Cartwright Treatment in Toronto

    There are basically two types of players for Sam Mitchell. There are players he relates to and players he doesn't relate to...

    Robert Seagal-Misovic Written by Robert Seagal-Misovic about almost 6 years ago 1,968 reads 21 comments