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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Articles tagged: Toronto Raptors

NBA offered to drop fine if Raptors stripped Drake of his title

The Toronto Raptors were fined $25,000 earlier this week for some comments Drake made about Kevin Durant at a recent concert. Drake, who holds the official title of “global ambassador” for the Raptors, apparently violated the NBA’s anti-tampering rules when he said the following to the crowd. “You know, my brother Kevin Durant was kind…Read More

Raptors give away Drake lint rollers to fans at Game 5

Give the Toronto Raptors credit for social media awareness and creativity, because they took an internet meme and turned it into a legitimate giveaway for their fans on Wednesday. Rapper Drake, who is a Toronto native and influencer on the Raptors and Blue Jays, was sitting courtside for Game 2 of the Raptors’ playoff game…Read More

Toronto Sun takes shot at Brooklyn Nets with newspaper cover

After a regular season that saw the Toronto Raptors win a franchise record 48 games during the regular season, the team now has their sights set on an NBA championship as the NBA playoffs begin this weekend. The Raptors secured the Eastern Conference’s three seed as Atlantic Division champs. Their first-round matchup will be against…Read More

Raptors bringing back awesome purple jerseys next season

The Toronto Raptors will be celebrating their 20th year as an NBA franchise during the 2014-2015 season. If you were a kid who grew up in the 1990s, you probably had or knew someone who had a purple piece of clothing that was acceptable for a young boy to wear because it represented basketball’s newest…Read More

Ex-Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo admits to tanking

The NBA could be nearing closer to fixing its tanking problem. A recent proposal that was created by Boston Celtics assistant general manager Mike Zarren seems to be gaining momentum, and comments like the ones we heard from former Toronto Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo on Friday could help accelerate the process. Zarren has proposed a…Read More

Rudy Gay has banned stat sheets from Raptors locker room

Rudy Gay has banned stat sheets from the Toronto Raptors locker room in an effort to emphasize the importance of winning over statistics. Each Raptors player typically receives a stat sheet after games that shows their individual and team stats for the game. The Toronto Sun reports that Gay has put an end to that…Read More

Raptors reportedly working to sign Phil Jackson as team president

Earlier this month, a report surfaced that indicated Phil Jackson is anxious to return to the NBA next season in some sort of capacity that may not be coaching. As you might expect, several teams have already expressed interest in bringing Jackson on board. However, it may surprise you to hear that the Toronto Raptors…Read More

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