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Colangelo's contract has a team option for next season with the Raptors, but it may be declined if the team heads in a complete rebuilding mode
I wrote back a few weeks ago that the Toronto Raptors were pursuing Phil Jackson for team president, a new role for the title-winning head coach. But now, with current president and general manager Bryan Colangelo facing a team option to determine his future role with the Raptors, the franchise--out of the playoffs for the last five seasons and 34-38 in the 2012-13 campaign--has a choice to make: Either keep Colangelo around and risk the continuing of futility or cut him loose, go all-out for Jackson, and drum up some more interest in the team if not improve it significantly.
As Frank Zicarelli of the Toronto Sun notes (note: In the column, he refers to the Nets as being from "New Jersey" still, not Brooklyn. Newspapers, I tell ya), the new president of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (the parent company of...
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Toronto Raptors big man Amir Johnson threw a terrible ceremonial first pitch before a Blue Jays game at the Rogers Centre last month, as it bounced halfway to home plate and skipped past the catcher. Amazingly, video of the debacle did not surface until today.
The sad "Price Is Right" music sums up the first pitch by Johnson perfectly.
I’ve come to the conclusion that throwing the first pitch at a baseball game must be an extremely difficult undertaking because far too many athletes botch it when they get the chance.
Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson, can now count himself among the other athletes to have an embarrassing moment on the mound, only he made the most of a funny situation when he asked for a...
The Toronto Raptors have requested permission to interview Tyronn Lue for a position on Dwane Casey's coaching staff.
Lue has been an assistant coach with the Boston Celtics since 2009.
Amir Johnson threw a terrible first pitch
It may be time to stop allowing basketball players to throw out the first pitch at baseball games. Amir Johnson, who plays for the Toronto Raptors had a chance to show the world that hoops players can indeed, throw out a first pitch.
This didn’t exactly go the way Johnson hoped it would. Amir tossed out the first pitch at the Toronto Blue...
Amir Johnson of the Toronto Raptors had the chance to toss out the first pitch for a recent Toronto Blue Jays game, and it wasn’t exactly perfect. Amir posted the entire event to his YouTube page and now we get to witness his poor effort. Amir ended up bouncing the ball to the catcher which is not the ideal scenario. The pitch wasn’t the worst we have ever seen, but it is safe...
From what can be ascertained via a rudimentary Internet search, Toronto Raptors big man Amir Johnson threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Toronto Blue Jays-New York Yankees game at Rogers Centre on April 19. Why it took so long for video to surface is an intriguing question indeed, but we can thank Johnson [...]The post Amir Johnson tweets evidence of awful first pitch...