2013 Overrated/Underrated/Breakout List (Part 3)

Note: This article also appears on Raptors Republic. Also note:  when I was writing this article, I had forgotten about Kawhi Leonard and Eric Bledsoe (Yes, I know. How on earth could I have forgotten about them? Especially since I’m also a Spurs fan.). I will eventually add them to the 5 breakout players, but I […]

2013 NBA Draft Report Card

THE DAVID STERN MEMORIAL EDITION Quote of the night: “We’ve had to explain to our international audience that the booing is an American sign of respect.” That probably got Stern’s only positive response all night, except for his last ever pick. On a side note, I started watching the NBA a year after Stern took […]

Should Colangelo Swear Off The Boozer?

So with Pau Gasol now injured and out for at least six weeks, pretty much destroying Bryan Colangelo’s interest in him (for him win now means win NOW), Mark Stein is reporting that the Raptors and Bulls are discussing a swap of Andrea Bargnani and Carlos Boozer, basically exchanging two players no one wants. Every Raptor […]

2012 NBA Draft Report Card!

He needed to hit a home run to prevent the Raptors from getting on the mediocrity treadmill, and he didn’t even try. In basketball terms, Colangelo needed to hit a three to tie with just seconds left and, instead, he passed up an open three and drove to the hoop for a layup. He got two points, but he lost the game.

So Does Tanking Work or Not?

While it seems to be increasingly moot for the Raptors, since they insist on shooting themselves by taking their own ping pong balls out of the lottery drum (okay, I don’t know what it’s called), Wages of Wins recently published article stating that tanking does not work. I’ve already talked previously about how I think the […]

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