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The primary role of Ed Stefanski is to prevent Bryan Colangelo from deviating away from Toronto's plan of preserving cap space for 2012.
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Ed Stefanski spent a large portion of his summer in Europe and saw more of Jonas Valanciunas than anyone else in the front office.
. News out that the Lakers have signed former UCLA sharp-shooter, Jason Kapono. In the scale of what's expected to take place across the NBA landscape (and in LA in particular... hello Mr Howard?), it's a minor move - but one I like. Kapono's a great shooter - and that's something that LA desparately need. With whoever LA end up on on the floor with, there...
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...
On the darkest days of the NBA lockout, Elton Brand believed the season would be totally wiped out.
''So I got a burger, had some wine, and went to sleep,'' Brand said, laughing.
He no longer needs his late-night splurge to cope with life without basketball.
Brand has the game back - and all his Philadelphia 76ers teammates and coaches along with him.
Jason Kapono comes to the Lakers with the sixth highest career three-point field goal percentage (.437) in NBA history.
Gotta love Reggie Evans… the guy is a character.
Philadelphia 76ers free-agent forward Thaddeus Young(notes) is still hopeful of re-signing with the team if he receives a fair offer. Young has a strong relationship with Sixers coach Doug Collins. The Celtics and Denver Nuggets are also interested in Young
My guess is Young says in Philly, but the Celtics would probably up their pursuit if they lose Jeff Green.
The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to a new multiyear contract with restricted free agent forward Thaddeus Young, a former star at Mitchell High.
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...
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...