DeRozan Lights Up Thunder

DeMar DeRozan won a shootout with Russell Westbrook, scoring 37 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 112-102 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. Making 13 or 22 field goals and 11 of 15 free throws, DeRozan, is the the NBA’s leading scorer with a 34.1 after 7 games. Toronto teammate … Continue Reading

DeRozan Stopped At 23

DeMar DeRozan missed a pair of free throws with about two minutes left to play Sunday. A league leader from the stripe, DeRozan appeared frustrated after the first of two uncharacteristic misses. With Jonas Valanciunas out of the line up, DeRozan saw his streak of consecutive 30-point games end at five games, as the Toronto Raptors … Continue Reading

DeRozan Is Jordanesque

The Raptors torched the Miami Heat on Friday night. DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points to lift the Raptors to a 96-87 victory over the Miami Heat, becoming the first player since Michael Jordan in 1986 — to open a season with five 30-plus games. Jordan’s streak reached six games. Terrence Ross finished with 20 points in … Continue Reading

DeRozan Drops Detroit

On the first night of the season, DeMar DeRozan dropped 40 points. The Raptors need scoring and when DeRozan scores, the squad win’s. Sure, DeRozan can improve at passing or be more efficient with his shot but two points shy of a career best, the NBA All-Star registered the best performance on opening-night by a … Continue Reading

Down The Line

At 7:38pm on Thanksgiving weekend the Blue Jays took on the Texas Rangers in Game 3 of the ALDS playoffs. If you’re like me, you sat anxiously at Thanksgiving dinner waiting for desert to be done so you could sneak out and watch the Blue Jay’s Knock the Rangers out of the Playoffs for good! … Continue Reading

Walk-Off Club

The last few weeks I’ve been feeling sad about the possible end of an incredible career for Jose Baptista in Toronto. In our twisted world of sports, a class act like Jose heads into the playoffs without a contract extension in hand but is required to produce on a nightly basis with everything on the … Continue Reading

Locked Up

In the past few weeks a lot has been made of San Francisco Quarterback Colin Kapernicks protest of the national anthem. Fans and current players alike response to police brutality and social injustice has been polarized across the nation and brought the conversation of change into the fourth quarter. On Wednesday night, in their Pre-Season … Continue Reading

Burke Knows: Strength Lies In Shoulder Press

Making it to the gym daily for strength training is a challenge. So much so that I try to workout indoors three times a week instead of daily. I find when I get to the gym every two days versus daily I’m more focused and don’t get into a rut. At Forme Fitness, I’m enrolled … Continue Reading

Jordan Brand Invitational

If you were like me growing up you were never certain what career path you wanted to follow because you had a father for a guidance counselor and a mother who was full of suggestions. To top it off, most of my life as a young athlete was focused on playing sports and simply getting … Continue Reading

Drive of A Lifetime

Drive of A Lifetime Every year, I spend a fair bit of my time getting my car serviced from my regular guy. He just happens to have a workshop a few blocks away from where I live and I trust him because I’ve seen his work. The reason why I give so much time to … Continue Reading