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DeMar DeRozan Q&A: Raptors Star Wants Kobe To Become The Next Great Legacy Brand

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Hall of Famer blasts Kyle Lowry for not passing to Jonas Valanciunas enough

Rule No. 1: don’t mess with Lithuania.In a recent interview, Hall of Fame Lithuanian guard Sarunas Marciulionis, who played for seven seasons in the NBA from 1989 to 1997, ripped Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry for not passing the ball enough to teammate Jonas Valanciunas, one of Marciulionis’ countrymen.“They ask from him too much,” Marciulionis said of Valanciunas, per...
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Draymond Green is unhappy about Klay Thompson’s All-NBA Team snub

While the Golden State Warriors were well represented on the All-NBA teams, it’s possible that at least one man was snubbed. Draymond Green, who was voted All-NBA third team, was not happy about the complete omission of Klay Thompson.“I think it’s bulls***,” Green said, per ESPN’s Chris Haynes in an unedited tweet.Thompson did receive 14 votes, but that fell short of earning...
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May 18, 2017  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan: We would have swept if we had LeBron

The Toronto Raptors are facing a very difficult reality.For the second season in a row, they were eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the playoffs. Last year they reached the Eastern Conference Finals and sent the series to six games before being eliminated. This year they met the Cavs in the second round and were swept.Talking following the sweep, Raptors star DeMar DeRozan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 07, 2017  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan offers cash in bid to help stop LeBron James

DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors need some help.The Raptors simply don’t have an answer for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Predictable, but Derozan hasn’t stopped searching for answers with his team in an 0-2 hole.He jokingly suggested after Game 2 he’d pay for some help, per’s Brian Windhorst:“If you can find somebody to stop LeBron in these moments...
Via The Sports Daily
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: DeMar DeRozan bury Bucks with sick drive and dunk

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks and have advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs after a huge win on the road in Game 6.The Raptors had a double-digit lead throughout most of the game, but the Bucks used a late surge to cut the lead to two points. And with under a minute remaining and the game on the line, clinging to a three-point lead, the Raptors turned...
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April 27, 2017  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan takes responsibility for Raptors’ Game 3 blowout loss

DeMar DeRozan is facing the music now that his Toronto Raptors sit just two losses away from a first-round exit.After an embarrassing 104-77 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday put Toronto down 2-1 in their playoff series, the All-Star shooting guard shouldered the blame for that Game 3 showing.“There’s another side of me that’s going to come out for having a game like...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 21, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: David Fizdale calls B.S.

The NBA has a new hotline for players to call and speak their mind about NBA referees. It's active during the playoffs, unlike half the teams in the league and Boston's rebounders. Each week, we’ll present a look at the hotline’s responses, which are about as real as Deron Williams' hairline. We know when that hotline blings, that can only mean one thing: a rookie coach is "Popping...
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April 18, 2017  |  Discuss

The guard tandems you'd want in a 2-on-2 tournament

One of the NBA's recurring annual debates centers around the best backcourts in the league, whether we're talking present-day backcourts or all-time backcourts. It's always a fun endeavor, and there are myriad ways to settle the argument: rings, All-Star appearances, win-loss record, what have you.Welcome back to the Yardbarker roundtable, where we take a look at arguably the four...
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February 20, 2017  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan’s Throwback Game Excels In Today’s NBA Culture

As a result of Demar DeRozan's ascension into one of the best players in the league, the Toronto Raptors are in second place in the Eastern Conference. Much like last season, they are winning differently than their NBA contemporaries. The recent success of the Raptors reminds everyone that iso-ball and the midrange game isn't completely dead. Clearly, looking at online Canadian...
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December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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