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So if you stopped me and asked me on the street what Canadian would I want on the Toronto Raptors, I would have to say Steve Nash or one of the young kids like Tristan Thompson. Seems logical right. The first ever Canadian born player, could also be a huge asset to the team.
So it really puzzles me today when I read that the Toronto Raptors are about to bring aboard washed up Canadian Jamaal Magloire. Really? Is this going to be another Hakeem Olajuwon situation?
TSN and the Palm Beach Post both have sources having the Raptors poised to bring in Magloire on a one-year deal.
A source familiar with negotiations told the National Post on Wednesday evening that while the move remains a strong possibility, nothing could be done until Friday. It is believed the league will not allow player transactions to go through until Friday at 2 p.m. The new collective bargaining agreement must be ratified by both the players and the league first.
Man it really must be slim pickings out on the market. The Big Cat has spent the last three seasons riding the bench in Miami and I personally don’t see him adding anything other than more fans from Scarborough. Yes, I would of loved Magloire from 4-5 years ago when he was an All-Star, but not now.
I would rather have young players fighting for the spot and develop players rather than throwing money at something you can pretty much bet, won’t work.
This is great for Magloire to finally come home and great for the city and all the local charities, it is just sad it was not back when he was a good player.
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The Toronto Raptors have signed Jamaal Magloire, making the center the team's first Canadian player in its 16-year history.
The club announced the signing Friday.
The 33-year-old Magloire, a 6-foot-11 Toronto native, has played 11 seasons in the NBA, averaging 7.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 22.1 minutes in 646 regular-season games with the Charlotte/New Orleans, Milwaukee, Portland...
Come on, DeMar DeRozan and Ed Davis. You know that if there's one thing I hate, it's a sneak, and if there's two things I hate, it's a pair of sneaks who are sneaking around trying to find their presents before Christmas. If you can't act nice, and instead are going to act like naughty sneaks, then maybe you won't get any presents this year. Is that what...
The Toronto Raptors have signed their first Canadian player in the franchise’s 16-year history, inking veteran forward Jamaal Magloire Friday.
Magloire, who played with the Miami Heat last season, is a native of Toronto. He’s averaged 7.5 points and 6.6 rebounds during his 11-year NBA career, playing for the Hornets, Bucks, Trail Blazers, Nets, Mavericks, and Heat.
December 9, 2011
The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they have signed veteran centre Jamaal Magloire. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.
Magloire was born in Toronto and attended high school at Eastern School of Commerce. He is the first Canadian-born player to join the Raptors in the club’s 16-year history.
Magloire is a veteran of 11 NBA seasons and owns...
Toronto Raptors veteran center Jamaal Magliore agreed to terms on a contract.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The 33-year-old Toronto native averaged 1.9 points and 3.4 rebounds in 18 games with the Miami Heat last season.
Magliore, who was the 19th overall pick of the Charlotte Hornets in the 2000 draft, has averaged 7.5 points and 6.6 rebounds in his career.
FOX Sports Ohio announced today the 2011-12 Cavaliers telecast schedule including all 66 regular season games in high definition. The networks coverage of the Cavs regular season begins Monday, Dec. 26th at 7pm when the Cavs host the Toronto Raptors at Quicken Loans Arena. FOX Sports Ohio will also air a special hour-long Cavaliers Live Pregame Show on Dec. 26th at 6pm. The complete...
It is a move that the Heat will likely feel more in the locker room than on the court.
Jamaal Magloire, the bruising backup center who has been quite popular with Heat teammates, has agreed to terms with the Raptors, according to a source.
It makes plenty of sense for Magloire, who is from Toronto and would [...]
The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday a revised 2011-12 regular season schedule featuring 66 games from December 26 to April 26. The club will tip-off its 17th season in the National Basketball Association at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on Monday, December 26. The team’s home debut at Air Canada Centre will be Wednesday, December 28 at 6 p.m. versus the Indiana Pacers.
Thus far, there’s a great deal to like about what Dwane Casey is saying concerning the present state of the Toronto Raptors.
Raptors set bar as low as it can go
“A lot of games, sad to say, are going to be practices,” Casey said.
The fact is …
i. Prior to any sort of “re-build” happening there must have been some...
The primary role of Ed Stefanski is to prevent Bryan Colangelo from deviating away from Toronto's plan of preserving cap space for 2012.
The Celtics have talked to the representative of Raptors free agent Reggie Evans.
The Toronto Raptors have reportedly acquired Mickael Pietrus from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for a conditional second round pick.
Pietrus split time between the Magic and Suns last season, averaging 7.2 points, 2.2 rebounds and a field goal percentage just over 39 per cent in over 19 minutes a game.
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December 8, 2011
Other One-On-Ones: McKechnie Pt. 1 | Davis | Casey Pt. 1 | Casey Pt. 2
Before the start of training camp, Jay Satur sat down with the new members of the Raptors' coaching staff to discuss an unusual start to the 2011-12 season and their plans for getting started in Toronto. Here's part two of Jay's interview with director of sports science Alex McKechnie...
Just announced, the Cavaliers 2011-12 regular season is set to begin at home on Monday, December 26th vs. the Toronto Raptors, but not before the team hosts fans at The Q in grand fashion with a special edition of the annual Wine & Gold Scrimmage presented by FirstEnergy Solutions on Sunday, December 18th at 1:00 p.m.