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Summer League basketball is in full effect, and for NBA veterans, it means finding a run in their favorite summer hoops league around the country.
For L.A. and west coast guys, that is the famous Drew Summer League.
In the video, Compton, California native and Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan put on a show recently with two nasty, high-flying dunks.
James Harden and Nick Young were on the court somewhere, but this video was all about DeRozan.
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Summer League may be the talk of the internet in terms of young drafted and undrafted talent competing to find offensive superiority over one another, but right around the corner, is Drew League where seasoned NBA’ers spend their summers. Think back to the scary summer of 2011 (Lockout, booo) and Drew League was a lifesaver [...]The post DeMar DeRozan throws it down twice during...
In terms of the best young dunkers in the NBA, Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan has to be among them.
Currently, DeMar is playing the Nike Drew League in Los Angeles and during a recent game, Derozan had two incredible slam dunks.
First, he soars for an impressive one-handed dunk and secondly, he tosses the ball off the backboard for the self-assisted alley-oop:
Check out the Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan putting on a little dunking clinic this weekend during a Drew League Nike game. The young man can get up. DeMar put on the dunking clinic during Sunday’s Money Gang v. Kings of LA game.
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Toronto Raptors forward Rudy Gay has been a hot commodity during NBA trade talks so far this off-season. But new general manager Masai Ujiri sees no point in trading an asset like Gay and could not give a clear answer when asked if the Raptors are looking to trade him.
“We need to see the team before we know the direction we’re going to take…“People talk about...
Everyone comes out to participate in The Drew League, and The Beard is no exception.
James Harden is participating in The Drew League, and is on the same team with Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan, and Compton rapper The Game.
in this video courtesy of Hoop Mixtape, Harden and The Game show off their skills together, as The Game throw Harden a nice alley-oop.
Jonas Valanciunas is looking visibly bigger and stronger as Summer League began for the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.
Valanciunas had 23 points and seven rebounds in just over 25 minutes of play.
“I want to get better like always,” said Valanciunas about his Summer League goals. “Every game, every practice, every minute on the court I want to get better. This is the same way.”...
After years of injuries the Toronto Raptors have decided to amnesty Linas Kleiza. Kleiza recently picked up his player option of $4.6 million which is pretty good for a guy who’s played 108 games over the past three seasons. Compared to the salaries of most NBA players it’s not out of line with his production but for a team likely to pay the luxury tax it’s a move that had...
The Toronto Raptors have decided to amnesty Linas Kleiza.
Kleiza had previously exercised his player option for the 13-14 season at $4.6 million.
The move will save the Raptors on the luxury tax.
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - The Toronto Raptors signed big man Tyler Hansbrough to a multi-year contract on Monday.The 6-foot-9 former North...
The Toronto Raptors defeated the Sacramento Kings by a final score of 81-70 in Summer League play on Tuesday.
Jonas Valanciunas had 18 points, eight rebounds, nine personal fouls, seven turnovers and one block. Valanciunas went 6-for-12 from the floor. Terrence Ross scored 14 points on 5-for-12 shooting, while Quincy Acy had 14 points and five rebounds.
Ben McLemore led the Kings...
The Toronto Raptors defeated the San Antonio Spurs 82-76 in Summer League play on Sunday.
Jonas Valanciunas had 19 points and 13 rebounds, while Terrence Ross had 14 points and six rebounds.
Deshaun Thomas led the Spurs with 16 points and eight rebounds.
According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, 5-year NBA veteran, John Lucas III, has agreed to sign with the Utah Jazz.
The 30-year-old point guard averaged 5.3 points, 1.7 assists and 1 rebound in 13 minutes per game for the Toronto Raptors this season.
John Lucas III has agreed to a deal with the Utah Jazz.
Lucas spent last season with the Toronto Raptors.
Quincy Acy divulged how he tries to build up his stamina through the NBA Summer League. We also get to have a little fun with him as he takes a break after practice.