Throw out all the excuses, the injuries, the poor shooting, the suspect defense, if the Toronto Raptors really want to escape the first round of the playoffs they must find the will to win. “It’s the will to win,” veteran Raptors center Chuck Hayes said. “That’s all it is. It’s the will to win.”
posted by Romy Aquino (@romyaquino) Follow @romyaquino Chuck Hayes to Terrence Ross for the Reverse Jam Toronto continues to show and prove their dominance in the league with another big win over the Phoenix Suns. The Raptors move to 12-2 on the season, 4-0 vs the Western Conference and 9-1 at home with the 104-100 win over the Suns. Terrence Ross had 13 points on the night...
Chuck Hayes has the respect of the Toronto Raptors coaching staff and his teammates because he is always prepared. He does his homework before every game and he’s been in the league long enough to know the tendencies of other big men. "You do your homework early," Hayes said. "You prepare yourself and you just stay ready,"
The Toronto Raptors went into this off season looking for a big wing and a rim protector and now that the draft is over, trades have been made and free agency is substantially used up, why is the 31-year-old 6’ 5.5” (without shoes) Chuck Hayes the veteran backup center?
Raptors Coach Casey calls on the veteran center Chuck Hayes to make an impact defending the paint in short minutes. “My job is to defend,” Hayes said. “If they have a low post player that is getting a lot of easy buckets and getting our guys in foul trouble, my job is to come in there and kind of slow him down and give him a different look.”
Episode 57 of RAPS TALK (01.30.14) - Well, that was an eventful two weeks for the Toronto Raptors since our last podcast. On this week's podcast we talk about All-Star Snubs, the Terrence Ross 51-point performance, the dunk contest, an amazing win in Brooklyn, JV's invite to New Orleans, DeMar's injury, Chuck Hayes' hustle and of course, our Wenningtons of the Week where we recap...
The Toronto Raptors’ Chuck Hayes has some range for a forward, and it was on display Monday against the Bobcats. Check out the ridiculous 3/4 court shot which Hayes nailed, but sadly the buzzer had sounded before it left his hands.
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It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which means that sports fans are getting treated to a little bit of daytime NBA basketball. One of the early matchups taking place is in Charlotte between the Raptors and Bobcats, and the fans who made it out are liking what they see: the Bobcats currently lead by nearly 20 points late in the second quarter.
Fans also got to witness something...