Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas threw down a one-handed slam over Miami Heat superstar LeBron James during the third quarter of Tuesday night's game at the Air Canada Centre.
Valanciunas got the perfect pass inside and finished with the monster jam.
Valanciunas scored 18 points and grabbed 9 rebounds, but LeBron had the last laugh as he led the Heat to the 104...
We have to admit that this play is a little unfair to LeBron James, as Jonas Valanciunas’ dunk is the result of Shane Battier leaving his man in order to make a feeble attempt at drawing a charge. But, regardless of LeBron being forced into sudden help duty, he still got in the air to challenge the shot. Hence: posterization. It’s okay, LeBron, it happens to the best of ‘em...
The Toronto Raptors exercised third-year team options Thursday on the entry-level contracts of center Jonas Valanciunas and guard Terrence Ross, extending them through the 2014-15 season.
The Raptors had until next Thursday to exercise their options on both players.
The 7-foot Valanciunas, from Lithuania, joined the Raptors after being selected fifth overall in the 2011 draft and...
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October 24, 2013
The Toronto Raptors have worked extensively with Jonas Valanciunas on the "Hibbert", which is jumping vertically to challenge shooters instead of reaching.
The Raptors are hoping Valanciunas gives them a strong interior presence on defense without succumbing to foul trouble.
"He's far more comfortable in the NBA games," Dwane Casey said. "More confident...
Jonas Valanciunas had himself a pretty good summer.
There was a dominant MVP-winning NBA Summer League performance for the Raptors in Las Vegas. Some solid warmup games for Lithuania where he flexed his offensive muscles along with a far more chiseled frame compared to his rookie NBA season and finally he helped Lithuania win a silver medal at the prestigious FIBA EuroBasket tournament...
Jonas Valanciunas talked about the biggest adjustment during his rookie season in the NBA, respect being earned, how he plans to grow as a player this summer and how important it is to make his teammates better.
Saw this over at Raptors Republic. Big dunk from last night’s win over the Wizards, that once again, I did not watch. Love the new layout guys.
Jonas Valanciunas Dunks on Nene.
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Caron Butler pulled the ultimate troll move Friday against the Toronto Raptors.With 15-seconds left in the game and the Clippers down 98-71, Butler went over to Jonas Valanciunas to give him a fake high-five at mid-court. Instead of letting the clock run out and share a brief chat with the rookie, Butler stole the ball from Valanciunas.Valanciunas was called for a clear path foul...
BRINGING THE THUNDER
Tweet During the preseason Memphis Grizzlies big man Marreese Speights showed Toronto Raptors rookie Jonas Valanciunas that blocking a dunk isn’t an easy proposition. The learning process for the first year NBA player from Lithuania continued tonight. This time the teacher was three-time scoring champ Kevin Durant. Just a few days ago Durant was [...]
Here is what Toronto Raptors fans have been waiting for. I hope this is just a taste of wht is to come this season.
Check out this video of Jonas Valanciunas as he pump fakes and drives to the rack for a huge one-handed jam.