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ebastian Telfair and Stephon Marbury will have plenty of time to talk about their early years as cousins on Coney Island. Yahoo Sports has reached agreement on a one-year deal with Tianjin of the Chinese Basketball Association, according to his agent, Andy Miller. Telfair reportedly will have the chance to run Tianjin’s offense and position himself for a return to the NBA in late February for somebody’s playoff run. “We wanted to make a move from a position of control, and allow Sebastian the chance to run a team this season before coming back [to the NBA],” Miller told Yahoo Sports on Monday night. Telfair will be teammates with former Duke big man Shelden Williams.  

Telfair signs in China, while Marbury inks 3-year extension in Beijing

Brooklyn will be well represented in China this season, that is for sure. Now three years after Stephon Marbury made the jump from the NBA to China, his cousin and recent free agent point guard Sebastian Telfair will also call the Chinese Basketball Association home this season according to reports from Yahoo! Sports. Adrian Wojnarowski writes that the 28-year old Telfair...

Kleiza Has No Interest In Ever Returning To NBA

Linas Kleiza signed with Fenerbahce Ulker in the offseason, returning to Europe after a four-year deal with the Toronto Raptors. Kleiza said he has no interest in returning to the NBA after being amnestied by the Toronto Raptors in July. Kleiza also talked about how there are only a few teams in the NBA that can win a championship.

Toronto Raptors: Free Agent Signings and Trades : 2013 NBA Offseason

The NBA free agency period is dying down, so it time to look back at each team who they signed. Also many trades went down, which I will also recap below.   Free Agent Signings -Agreed to terms with Julyan Stone and Austin Daye. -Singed Tyler Hansbrough to a deal. -Signed D.J. Augustin to a 1 year deal worth 1.3 Million. Trades -Traded Andrea Bargnani to the Knicks for Steve Novak...

It’s Never Over: Sebastian Telfair Takes His Family Pilgrimage To China

By Esau Howard / @EasyStylez It’s cliché to say that you only get one life to live. That’ true for the most part, and as many of us are well aware, there are some decisions in life that we’ll never be able to get back.  That is why second chances are special. You may only […]The post It’s Never Over: Sebastian Telfair Takes His Family Pilgrimage To China appeared first...

Steve Novak to sit out Wednesday’s game

Toronto forward Steve Novak will sit out Wednesday’s game with a hand injury. The Raptors are playing it safe with Novak as reports indicated he could have played on Tuesday.

Telfair Signs Deal With Tianjin Of China

Sebastian Telfair has reached a deal with Tianjin of China. Telfair can return to the NBA in February. Telfair finished last season with the Toronto Raptors.

Raptors edge Celtics 99-97 in preseason

Terrence Ross scored 19 points, Landry Fields had 14 and the Toronto Raptors beat Boston 99-97 on Wednesday night, handing the Celtics their fifth loss in six preseason games. MarShon Brooks scored 17 points, 15 of them in the final quarter, and Kelly Olynyk fouled out with 13 points and nine rebounds for the Celtics. Boston had a chance to tie it on the final possession, but Jared...

Game Recap: Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics

Final score: Toronto Raptors, 99 – Boston Celtics, 97 Toronto Raptors starting lineup: Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Rudy Gay, Amir Johnson, Jonas Valanciunas Boston Celtics starting lineup: Avery Bradley, Jordan Crawford, Jeff Green, Brandon Bass, Kelly Olynyk Recap The Raptors and Celtics faced off for the second time this preseason tonight, after Toronto defeated Boston ...The...

Comments from the Other Side - Raptors 10/16

Raptors fans were impressed with hometown product Kelly Olynyk who played very well in this game.  They were not quite as impressed with Jared Sullinger.  It seems as though the NBA community is split between feeling the Celtics are lottery bound and expecting them to make the playoffs.  Truth is, nobody really knows what to expect from this team.   One thing they know is that...

Another comeback falls short for Celtics in preseason loss to Raptors

One of the reasons the Toronto Raptors are considered a possible playoff team this year is because they came into the preseason with a starting five already established. "We're certainly not in the boat where we know what our lineups are going to be but we're getting closer" new Celtics coach Brad Stevens said prior to a 99-97 preseason loss in Toronto on Wednesday...

Game Day Preview: Celtics (1-4) at Raptors (3-1)

   at  Boston Celtics (1-4)  at  Toronto Raptors (3-1) Wednesday, October 16, 20137:00 PM ETPreseason Game #6TV: CSNNE, NBA-TV Canada, 511(Comcast), 751(DTV)Air Canada CentreReferees:  Courtney Kirkland, Kane Fitzgerald, Marat KogutThe Celtics face their second set of back to back games in the preseason as they take on the Toronto Raptors on the road.   This will be a homecoming...

Game Preview: Boston Celtics at Toronto Raptors

Boston Celtics (1-4, 0-2 away) at Toronto Raptors (3-1, 1-1 home) Air Canada Centre at 7:00 pm on CSNNE Officials: Courtney Kirkland, Kane Fitzgerald, Marat Kogut Line: Toronto -2.5 (192.5) Get tickets to tonight's game in Toronto  PROBABLE STARTERS  Boston Celtics: PG: Avery Bradley SG: Courtney Lee SF: Jeff Green PF: Brandon Bass C: Kris Humphries Toronto Raptors: PG: Kyle...

Thorn: Kidd-Marbury Trade Tougher To Make Than Remembered

Rod Thorn traded Stephon Marbury for Jason Kidd in 2001, which was a riskier move at the time for the Brooklyn Nets than it is now remembered. Marbury was one of the NBA's best young point point guards, while Kidd was already midway through his career. “Marbury at the time, was a tremendous talent,” Thorn said earlier this week. “The jury was out on who got the better of...
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