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WATCH: Raptors Press Conference: DeMar DeRozan - July 14, 2016

DeMar DeRozan speaks with the media about remaining a Toronto Raptor and embracing the city of Toronto and Canada.
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DeMar DeRozan will stay with Toronto for 5 years $139 million

DeMar DeRozan has agreed to a five-year, $139 million-plus deal with Toronto, sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 1, 2016 There were some very worried people in Toronto after DeMar DeRozan opted out of his contract but DeRozan has come back to the Raptors. DeRozan has agreed to a five year deal that will pay him $139 million. DeRozan has spent all...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan gets 5-year, $139 million deal

DeMar DeRozan made it clear from the start that the only place he wanted to be was Toronto. He gets to stay in Toronto, now on a five-year, $139 million deal. DeRozan and the Raptors agreed to the deal in the first hours of free agency, according to reports. The deal can be signed on July 7. DeRozan was a first-round pick by the Raptors in 2009 and has played his entire career...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan won't visit any teams besides Toronto

DeMar DeRozan has been frequently linked to Los Angeles, but it appears that he is not interested in going there or anywhere other than Toronto. According to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, DeRozan does not plan on visiting with any teams because he is focused on making a deal with the Raptors to stay with the team long-term. A source told ESPN that DeRozan would only meet with other teams...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Demar DeRozan opts out, becomes free agent

DeMar DeRozan has thrown his name into the free agency fray, as Chris Haynes of is reporting that the Toronto Raptors guard has opted out of the final year of his contract. This is pretty much the standard operating procedure for players of DeRozan’s caliber, so it’s certainly not surprising. Based on his comments in February, DeRozan doesn’t plan on leaving...
Via Sportsnaut
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers not high on DeMar DeRozan

While the links between DeMar DeRozan and the Los Angeles Lakers won’t go away, it sounds like the team itself isn’t exactly beating down his door to talk to him. According to Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report on Bleacher Report radio, the Lakers “aren’t that high” on the Raptors swingman. From @KevinDing with us @br_radio on #Lakers: “There’s a lot of presumption about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

DeRozan: ‘My mindset has always been Toronto’

DeMar DeRozan doesn’t sound like a man who’s gearing up to leave the Toronto Raptors. Despite being repeatedly linked with the Lakers, DeRozan’s spoke after the team’s loss to Cleveland in the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday night of a desire to spend his entire career in one city, giving a rather lukewarm assessment of his hometown of Los Angeles. DeMar DeRozan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Security at Raptors' arena did not recognize DeMar DeRozan

Toronto Raptors star DeMar DeRozan wasn’t recognized by a security guard Sunday at Air Canada Centre, and the staffer called for backup after failing to be convinced of the shooting guard's true identity. DeRozan was there for an interview with ESPN’s Doris Burke when he was stopped and questioned. DeMar DeRozan arrives at ACC for interview w/ Doris Burke. Upon entering,...
Via Sportsnaut
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan planning to leave Toronto for Lakers?

DeMar DeRozan finds his Toronto Raptors in a hole against the seventh-seeded Indiana Pacers in the playoffs, and now his name has come up in talks about the Los Angeles Lakers. What a time, right? If a team is ever to swoop in and steal DeRozan, this summer is when it would happen. The Raptors haven’t managed to escape the first round of the playoffs since 2000, and after a Game...
Via The Sports Daily
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Lakers to offer DeMar DeRozan max deal?

It sounds like DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors is the next star to receive serious attention from the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency. DeRozan, 26, figures to do the obvious thing this offseason and opt out of his contract, hitting the open market as one of the biggest names available. Where there’s a bidding war, the rebuilding Lakers figure to get involved, of course...
Via The Sports Daily
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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