1. Toronto Raptors' Death March To a Dead Draft

    Did anyone ever know someone just going through the motions of a dead end job, tired eyes and with little hope for a better future? Not absolutely horrible at what they do, but what they do is a far cry from meaningful on any level to anyone...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about over 3 years ago 1,282 reads 17 comments

  2. Should the Toronto Raptors Pursue Anthony Parker?

    I think it's safe to say that Parker has become one of the more liked players on the Raptors squad. Much like the newly minted assistant coach Alvin Williams, Parker is just a class act all the way...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about 5 years ago 1,212 reads 13 comments

  3. Toronto Raptors and DeMar DeRozan's Upside

    Does Toronto have a star in their hands? It's way too soon to guess, but I would lean to "no." I've been following DeMar DeRozan for awhile now, and not because I thought, "hey, this guy looks ...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about 5 years ago 1,174 reads 3 comments

  4. Toronto Raptors Need To Take a Chance in a Ho-Hum Draft

    As I’m sure you noticed the Toronto Raptors are out of the playoffs. This was the exact scenario I previously laid out when I found out the team had picked up Jermaine O'Neal in a trade...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about 5 years ago 1,455 reads 4 comments

  5. Mo Williams: The Non-Star All-Star

    Mo Williams is an All-Star? What? Here I was assuming the All-Star game was where the best of the best played. Yes, it's just a glorified pickup game, but it's still a spectacular one where ...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about over 5 years ago 323 reads 10 comments

  6. Top 3 NBA Players at Each Position: Reckoning Edition

    Well, I'm back with my latest rankings. And this time, it's all work and no fun. Which makes Sang a dull boy. All work and no fun makes Sang a dull boy. All fun and no work makes Sang a homeless boy...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about over 5 years ago 925 reads 12 comments

  7. Top 3 NBA Players at Each Position: Deluxe Edition

    "Man. Sang, what is up with you?" asks my subconscious, which is weird because I always thought the subconscious wasn't supposed to make conscious statements. But still it continues, "You promised a weekly column and here you are, two weeks later...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about over 5 years ago 585 reads 10 comments

  8. Top 3 NBA Players at Each Position : Week 2.5

    And I'm back, half a week later than I had promised since the last report. A lot of things have happened in the NBA since my last rankings, with some rising, some falling, and Mark Cuban being implicated in an insider trading fiasco...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about over 5 years ago 697 reads 3 comments

  9. The Top Three NBA Players at Each Position: Week One

    I'm trying to start a regular weekly column with my personal picks of the top three NBA players at the five spots, as well as a rookie watch. This was partially inspired by ESPN's Awards Watch and my love of lists and categorization...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about over 5 years ago 349 reads 7 comments

  10. Raptor's Opener : Musings, Rantings, Congratulations

    Well, the opener's come and gone and, thank Zeus, the Raptors managed to stifle the Elton's glorious, half-arena filled debut in Philly...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about over 5 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  11. Signs out of Toronto Raptors Training Camp are a GO!

    (Credit to Paul Jay of CBCSports.ca for the initial report) Well, the new season is around the corner and we all know what that means. Training camp! Or, more specifically, analyses of how our favourite teams are coming together for the upcoming season.

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about almost 6 years ago 550 reads 2 comments

  12. Toronto Raptors News: Nathan Jawai Unfit for Duty, Jamal Sampson Enlisted

    Whoops, wrong Sampson. News got out earlier today that recent Toronto draft pick Nathan Jawai was unceremoniously dumped from training camp practice on the grounds of a heart irregularity found during a cardio session...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about almost 6 years ago 626 reads 0 comments

  13. A Toronto Raptors Slump? Ways It Could Get Worse Than Last Year

    Let me preface this article by stating that these are purely potentialities, and are not predictions. The Toronto Raptors certainly had a busy offseason and coming off of that, their possible upside is certainly high...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about almost 6 years ago 5,395 reads 17 comments

  14. Analyses and Ratings for the 2008 NBA Offseason Part Deux : The Walloping West!

    Well, about a month ago I wrote part one of my long running one part series analysing the offseason shaking and baking of the NBA. I also mentioned my upcoming impressions of the West for the following week...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about almost 6 years ago 213 reads 0 comments

  15. Analyses and Ratings for the 2008 NBA Offseason Part I : The Stupendous East!

    Well, I wouldn't exactly lavish the 2008 NBA offseason with unbecoming superlatives like "fantastic," "great," or "averagely mediocre," but I still think it deserves some of our, the real NBA fans, time...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about almost 6 years ago 510 reads 6 comments

  16. Phelps - Gate? Olympic Athlete Swims but not Seen

    Michael Phelps wowed millions of Olympic viewers by winning his seventh gold medal by no more than one one-hundredth of a second during the 100 metre butterfly earlier this evening over Milorad Cavic...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about almost 6 years ago 400 reads 2 comments

  17. Late Night Predictions for the Early Morning USA-Spain Matchup.

    The Spanish squad came into the Olympics the world champions, and yet they've been delegated to relative obscurity by the hurricane that is the United States 'Redeem' team...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about almost 6 years ago 203 reads 0 comments

  18. Mike D'Antoni in New York with Knicks—Like Oil in Water

    Mike D'Antoni. New York Knicks. I don't understand it. It boggles my mind. If you haven't been keeping up with league news, or just came back from a coma five minutes ago, ...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about 6 years ago 736 reads 3 comments

  19. How Floyd Mayweather and Oscar De La Hoya Didn't Save Boxing

    I'm not the biggest boxing aficionado in my neck of the woods, but I've always been fascinated by the sport. It triggers something primal in me—the idea of two gladiators stepping into the ring to go toe-to-toe, mano-a-mano...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about 7 years ago 617 reads 10 comments

  20. No Miracle: Golden State Warriors Finish off Nowitzki, Mavericks

    It's not a miracle. Calling it a miracle would imply that the Golden State Warriors' first-round victory over the Dallas Mavericks defied natural law—that it was a fluke, an anomaly...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about 7 years ago 414 reads 13 comments

  21. In Defense of Daisuke Matsuzaka

    51 million dollars. Let me repeat that: 51 million dollars. The figure has become legend in some baseball circles...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about 7 years ago 420 reads 5 comments

  22. Toronto Raptors Fairytale: How Cinderalla Choked

    47-35. Nobody believed it could happen. Not the analysts, not the fans, maybe not even the players. An improvement over last year's dismal performance was guaranteed (how could it have ...

    Sang Nguyen Written by Sang Nguyen about 7 years ago 369 reads 8 comments