Dawn of New Era

Dawn of New Era This past weekend was the dawn of a new era for the Toronto Raptors. Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green suited up for Canada’s lone NBA team for the first time. They played a preseason game against the Portland Trailblazers in Vancouver. The new Raptors are good. Super good. As a collective, … Continue Reading

He’s in The Hall of Fame

He’s in The Hall of Fame Last night the 2018 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class was enshrined in Springfield, Massachusetts. Headlining this year’s inductees were Ray Allen, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd, and Steve Nash, each who represent a moment in time for me. Grant Hill illustrates the pain of enduring back-to-back national championships from Duke in … Continue Reading

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

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