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Pacers struggle in 116-91 loss to Raptors

TORONTO -- DeMar DeRozan scored 22 points in three quarters, and all five Toronto starters were in double figures as the Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers 116-91 on Sunday night. DeRozan added four assists and three rebounds and was able to rest the entire fourth quarter as the Raptors cruised to their second straight victory. Serge Ibaka had 16 points, while Jonas Valanciunas finished...
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WATCH: Raptors Highlights: Valanciunas And-One - March 19, 2017

Watch Jonas Valanciunas hit the pump fake on Myles Turner and finish inside for the hoop and harm.
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WATCH: Raptors Highlights: Joseph to Valanciunas Alley-Oop - March 17, 2017

Jonas Valanciunas grabs the defensive rebound then connects on a lob from Cory Joseph for the alley-oop slam.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raptors Shootaround: Jonas Valanciunas - March 13, 2017

Jonas Valanciunas speaks with the media following Monday's shootaround.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raptors Post-Game: Jonas Valanciunas - March 8, 2017

Jonas Valanciunas addresses the media following Toronto's 94-87 road win over New Orleans on Wednesday night.
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Andrew Wiggins hangs on rim after big dunk

Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins has the perfect mix of power and athleticism.Unfortunately for Jonas Valanciunas, he was on the other end of that during Wednesday night’s game.Wiggins dunked all over him on a two-on-one opportunity, and then to make matters worse, he stayed on his opponent’s shoulders for a quick piggyback ride. That’s literally the worst way to be dunked...
Via The Sports Daily
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas makes Jonas Valanciunas eat crow over 'second place' jab

Isaiah Thomas had one more dagger to deliver Wednesday night.The Celtics point guard erupted yet again at TD Garden, dropping 44 points on the Toronto Raptors — including 19 in the fourth quarter — to lift Boston to a 109-104 comeback win.The victory gave the Celtics a 1 1/2 game lead over the Raptors for the Eastern Conference’s No. 2 seed. That’s pretty impressive, considering...
February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Can Celtics Contend For Eastern Conference Supremacy? Raptors Big Man Says No

Boston Celtics fans are hoping their team can make Jonas Valanciunas eat his words. The Toronto Raptors center declared the Celtics also-rans in the race for the top seed in the NBA Eastern Conference on Tuesday night, following Toronto’s 114-106 win over Boston at Air Canada Centre. Valanciunas told reporters the Celtics are “racing for second place,” while “we are racing...
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Spurs, Warriors reportedly tried to trade up for Jonas Valanciunas in 2011 draft

Can you imagine if the Golden State Warriors hadn’t drafted Klay Thompson, or if the San Antonio Spurs hadn’t drafted Kawhi Leonard? It almost happened, according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who on Tuesday revealed that both teams tried to trade up for Jonas Valanciunas in the 2011 draft that produced Thompson and Leonard, two of the best players in the league. Via...
Via The Sports Daily
December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonas Valanciunas posterizes Boban Marjanović with thunderous dunk

The idea of dunking on someone is a foreign thought to almost the entire country. It is a big reason why we are all fans of basketball. Freakish athletes displaying their skills against other freakish athletes. Very rarely do you see someone get “posterized.” Too many players are good enough to prevent such a moment, and only a few guys are good enough to make one happen. When...
Via The Comeback
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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