Found October 02, 2012 on Hoops Heads North:
Toronto Raptors 2012 Training Camp opened this morning at the Canada Games Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. There are 18 players in camp vying for minutes, positions, and trying to show the coaches that they deserve to make the opening night roster.We had the wonderful opportunity of attending today's practice, and we will continue to bring coverage throughout the week. Later this evening, after the 2nd practice, we will provide a full recap, quotes, and some video interviews from today's events. Be sure to check out for more Training Camp coverage as well.One thing I will mention now is that Jonas Valanciunas did not participate in this morning's practice, but he is certainly itching to get out on the court; just not before the team concludes that he is ready. Perhaps that will be this week, or perhaps it will be at a future date. Unfortunately, we all just have to wait until he's healthy and he's recovered from his left calf injury.Until then,...

Jalen Rose discusses Kobe's 81-point night

One random January night back in 2006, Kobe Bryant did something spectacular, something that the NBA may never see again. Kobe single-handedly scored 81 points against the Toronto Raptors, the second highest total in NBA history behind Wilt’s 100-point explosion in 1962. Retired all-star Jalen Rose was one of Kobe’s victims in his 81-point masterpiece [...]

Hoops Talk with Terrence Ross at Toronto Raptors Training Camp 2012 (Halifax,NS)

Here is some more training camp day #1 video with the Raptors first round selection out of Washington, Terrence Ross aka T_DotFlight31 on Twitter.  The rookie who had a monster season in his sophomore year at Washington is getting used to his new teammates at this week's camp.....and trying to avoid those rookie duties. Stay tuned for more interviews from Raptors training camp...

Hoops Talk with Quincy Acy at Toronto Raptors Training Camp 2012 (Halifax,NS)

Evening practice on Day #1 went well.  My blogging brother, Sean Francois and I got to catch the end of practice as the team finished off with some situational inbounds plays, stretches and an after-practice ice bath (as caught by Landry Fields).We met up with a few players at the end of practice, including the Raptors second round pick and Baylor alum, Quincy Acy.Stay tuned for...

Storytime with Jalen Rose via Grantland, Part Two

Yes! More of this now! I demanded more when we posted the first installment which featured Vince Carter performing a well executed fireman's carry of Sam Mitchell (then, head coach of the Toronto Raptors).  Well Jalen is at it again, this time detailing the time Kobe dropped 81 points on his team, the Toronto Raptors.   Grantland has been killing it with these videos/cartoons...

Halifax,Toronto Raptors training camp is finally here

Welcome to Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Home of the Toronto Raptors training camp.This young, new-look Raptors squad will all get on the court for the first time today at the Canada Games Centre here in Halifax.  The Raps are set for a busy four-day training camp that is capped off with an inter-squad game at the Halifax Metro Centre on Saturday afternoon.Stay tuned to the site, as...

Good Vibes in Raptor Land (No, Really)

Armed with new personnel, developing young talent, a pair of skilled rookies and a clear direction, the Toronto Raptors are suddenly a confident group looking to play past April.

First practice in the books as the Raptors Camp kicks off

Practice #1 is in the books.The Raptors squad took the court for the first time today in Halifax.  In a big facility like the Canada Game Centre, the were enough baskets to go around for this 18-man training camp roster. The rookie, Terrence Ross, was out shooting jumpers....Jose Calderon was working out with John Lucas III and Alan Anderson while Jonas Valanciunas was taking part...

Raptors 2012 Training Camp - Halifax - Day 1/Practice 2 (Videos)

Day 1 of Toronto Raptors 2012 Training Camp is officially in the books. Coach Dwane Casey and the coaching staff were putting the players through their paces in the day's 2 practices. With the partial access we had to the practices in session there were shooting drills, free throws, wind sprints, and working on set plays from inbound passes (baseline & sideline). The players...

The Raptors have landed in Halifax! Training Camp begins Tuesday.

                                                                                          (Photo credit: Toronto Raptors)The Toronto Raptors are now in Halifax, Nova Scotia for a week long training camp which starts Tuesday morning, October 2nd.Today was Media Day for the Toronto Raptors at the...

Raptors Waiting For Valanciunas To Get 'Naturally Healthy'

The Raptors are being patient in letting Jonas Valanciunas' strained calf heal.
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