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Toronto Raptors ‘Quietly’ Shopped DeMar DeRozan on Trade Market Last Offseason

Toronto Raptors ‘Quietly’ Shopped DeMar DeRozan on Trade Market Last Offseason

If and when the Toronto Raptors make DeMar DeRozan available over the offseason, it won’t be the first time in the last year they’ve tested his trade market. According to The New York Times‘ Marc Stein, the team quietly gauged his value around the league this past summer and could do so again in the [...]

May 16, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Mike Budenholzer Emerging as ‘The Focus’ of Bucks and Raptors Coaching Searches

Mike Budenholzer Emerging as ‘The Focus’ of Bucks and Raptors Coaching Searches

The competition for Mike Budenhozler’s services appear to be heating up. According to ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the former Atlanta Hawks head honcho has emerged as the primary focus for both the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors: Mike Budenholzer has emerged as the focus of the Milwaukee and Toronto coaching searches, league sources tell ESPN. Raptors [...]

May 14, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Ben Simmons Not Taking Kobe’s Advice on Jump Shot

Ben Simmons Not Taking Kobe’s Advice on Jump Shot

Ben Simmons has already flashed the ability and potential to be a generational player in the NBA, maybe the next decade’s closest thing to Magic Johnson with the rare vision, ball handling, quickness and passing ability for a player of his size. There is one major knock on his game at this point though after [...]

May 11, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Draymond Green: “We Want Another Championship, it Doesn’t Matter to us Who we Play”

Draymond Green: “We Want Another Championship, it Doesn’t Matter to us Who we Play”

The western conference showdown that has felt destined for much of the NBA season has finally arrived, the Warriors vs the Rockets for the chance to go to the NBA Finals. Both juggernauts punched their tickets to the western conference finals on Tuesday night closing out the Jazz and Pelicans in five games respectively. The [...]

May 9, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

SNL Pokes Fun at Cavaliers Roster Around LeBron

SNL Pokes Fun at Cavaliers Roster Around LeBron

While LeBron’s supporting cast has picked it up a bit in round two, it is no secret that James carried the Cavaliers to a series victory over the Pacers possibly more so than any other player for any other team in NBA history in the 1st round. LeBron averaged 34-9-9 and not one other player [...]

May 8, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Some NBA Executives Expect the Toronto Raptors to Fire Head Coach Dwane Casey

Some NBA Executives Expect the Toronto Raptors to Fire Head Coach Dwane Casey

The speculation factory wasted little time putting Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey on the hot seat. His name, in fact, was thrown onto the hypothetical chopping block before his team even submitted to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4. According to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor, certain executives around the league believe Toronto will move [...]

May 8, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Issued Warning to Drake Following His Altercation with Kendrick Perkins During Cavs-Raptors

NBA Issued Warning to Drake Following His Altercation with Kendrick Perkins During Cavs-Raptors

Drake has officially been warned by the NBA. Why yes, that is a real sentence. Welcome to 2018. The music mogul, who is also the Toronto Raptors’ global ambassador, was reportedly scolded by the league for his two confrontations with Cleveland Cavaliers benchwarmer Kendrick Perkins during and after Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. [...]

May 4, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron Caps Off Historic Series, Becomes Playoff Steals Leader

LeBron Caps Off Historic Series, Becomes Playoff Steals Leader

Sunday was another memorable day in a career full of them for LeBron James. He led the Cavaliers to a 105-101 victory over the Pacers in Game 7 of their first round series, with 45 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. It was the second most points by a player in a Game 7 in [...]

April 30, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Some NBA Executives Seem to Expect Blazers will Bust Up Damian Lillard-CJ McCollum Duo

Some NBA Executives Seem to Expect Blazers will Bust Up Damian Lillard-CJ McCollum Duo

Heads seem like they’re about to roll following the Portland Trail Blazers’ first-round sweep from the playoffs. Head coach Terry Stotts’ name has already entered the speculation mill, and apparently, the CJ McCollum-Damian Lillard backcourt isn’t far behind. According to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor, certain NBA execs believed Blazers general manager Neil Olshey would break [...]

April 23, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Raising G-League Salaries

NBA Raising G-League Salaries

There is a large discrepancy between the salaries of NBA players and their G-League counterparts. According to data pulled from Statista, the average NBA salary for the 2017-18 season is about $7 million. Contrast that with the average G-League salary being between $19,000 and $26,000 this past season. This is the major reason why the [...]

April 18, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0