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I will preface this open letter with the news that was reported on Friday in which the Toronto Raptors were granted permission to talk to Masai Ujiri about becoming a key member of their front office. Along with that sentiment, is the fact it was reported that Toronto would offer close to $3 million dollars [...]The post My Open Letter To Stan Kroenke From A Disheartened Nuggets Fan appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
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Masai Ujiri is leaving Denver to take over the basketball operations for the Toronto Raptors.
A person with knowledge of the move told The Associated Press on Friday that the NBA's executive of the year has agreed to a deal with the Raptors. The person requested anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced.
The 42-year-old Ujiri has been hailed as one of the...
Since the Toronto Raptors didn’t make the playoffs this season, forward Amir Johnson had some time on his hands and it appears that he’s been spending some time at the Google offices in Canada.
Check out the below skit which shows that even behind secret bookcases, Amir can throw a pretty damn good party:
Welcome to Amir Johnson’s secret Google party [The Basketball Jones]
The Toronto Raptors met with Masai Ujiri on Friday after the general manager received permission from the Denver Nuggets to interview, according to sources.
Tim Leiweke is aggressively pursuing Ujiri to become the Raptors' general manager and plans to present an offer that will pay him nearly $3 million annually over the course of a multi-year contract.
The Toronto Raptors have requested permission to interview Kevin Pritchard for their general manager opening, according to sources.
The Indiana Pacers do not want to allow interviews until the season ends. They are currently down 1-0 to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals.
One of the possibilities that the Raptors have identified is teaming Pritchard with Oklahoma City...
Mickael Pietrus still wants to play for Boston.
Pietrus played on a one-year contract in Toronto last year where he averaged 5.3 ppg in 19 games with the Raptors. He was reportedly sidelined for most of season with knee tendinitis. Now he says he is 100 percent healthy and wants to return to Boston where he averaged 6.9 ppg and 3.1 rpg in 42 games.
In an interview with CLNS Radio...
Masai Ujiri is in serious negotiations with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment to become the next general manager of the Toronto Raptors.
Ujiri will take the next couple days to fully consider the move, but signs are currently pointing to him taking the position with the Raptors.
The Denver Nuggets do not intend to make an aggressive counter to the Raptors' multi-million dollar...
The Denver Nuggets are letting general manager Masai Ujiri, the NBA's Executive of the Year, meet with the Toronto Raptors about their GM vacancy, Yahoo Sports is reporting.
Yahoo reported that Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment CEO Tim Leiweke is prepared to offer Ujiri $3 million annually to return to Toronto, where he was assistant GM for three years before joining the Nuggets...
Prior to Friday, all reports of Denver Nuggets’ GM Masai Ujiri being swindled by the Toronto Raptors have been waved off as mere reports since the Nuggets team had not granted clearance for Ujiri to speak with the Raptors. However, that all changed via a report by Adrian Wojnarowski: The Denver Nuggets have granted the Toronto Raptors [...]The post Denver Nuggets Have Granted...
Mark and McNeill talked about Cleveland winning the NBA Draft Lottery, argued over if the Pacers' heartbreaking loss in Game 1 will cost them the series, gave Lionel Hollins for making some big adjustments in Game 2, Mark threw out a gusty idea of the Raptors amnestying Rudy Gay and Phil Jackson making some headlines this month.