Found December 03, 2011 on RealGM:
Andrea Bargnani said that he supports new coach Dwayne Casey's emphasis on defense.

Toronto Raptors In Market For Chandler, Gasol, Nene

Toronto Raptors President and General Manager Bryan Colangelo is apparently a player in the Tyson Chandler, Marc Gasol, and Nene sweepstakes at the moment. He doesn't want to eventually sign all three of them though, just one. He is also reportedly serious in the fact that he thinks he might actually be able to lure one of these guys to Toronto too, and that most people won&...

Source: Valanciunas could play in NBA this season

The Toronto Raptors drafted Jonas Valanciunas with the No. 5 pick in the 2011 NBA draft knowing it would be at least a year before he came to the NBA. But a source close to the team told on Saturday that there's a small chance they might be able to get him this season. The source said that the team reached out to Valanciunas' agent over the weekend to gauge the...

Raptors Seeking Leadership, Rim Protection

Dwane Casey and Bryan Colangelo have bee in discussions for the types of players the Raptors need to improve their roster.

Valanciunas May Join Raptors This Year

There is a “small chance” that Jonas Valanciunas could join the Raptors this season. ESPN‘s Chad Ford reports that the 19-year-old’s current team, Lietuvos Rytas, failed to qualify for the Euroleague and will likely lose sponsorships, so they’re interested in a payday: “The Toronto Raptors drafted Jonas Valanciunas with the No. 5 pick in the 2011 NBA draft knowing it...

Saturday morning thoughts: with Reggie Evans and Mr Bartelstein

After a sudden trade rumor frenzy that shook us all after the long lockout slumber, we are living some quiet days in the free agency period. Partly is due to the fact that communication between all the parties interested cannot be official, and therefore everything is filtered by the famous words of sources say. And like in some vastly decorated game of domino, we are all waiting...

Raptors Announce Preseason Schedule

December 2, 2011 The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they will face the Boston Celtics in a two-game preseason schedule in preparation for the 2011-12 regular season. The Raptors will play host to the Celtics on Sunday, December 18 at 1 p.m. at Air Canada Centre. The rematch will take place at TD Garden in Boston on Wednesday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m. Raptors season tickets...

Knicks target Toronto big

The Knicks continue beating the bushes for a big man and have placed Toronto’s young 7-2 French center Alexis Ajinca among their targets.Ajinca — who began last season with Dallas, even starting two games — is strictly a reserve and still needs to work on his body with his skinny...

Evans draws interest

The Celtics have wasted no time reaching out to free agents who fit their defensive mold, including Reggie Evans, who said yesterday he was “honored’’ by their interest.
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