You know what? I still blame whatever broadcast I was watching while logging Yahoo fantasy highlights for calling Jonas Valanciunas Latvian and not Lithuanian as the cause for me to make the same mistake. Sure I should’ve fact checked! But who does that anymore? Cough, cough, Kansas City Royals graphics truck, cough. Then again, maybe I heard wrong and I have no idea which...
The Thunder spoke to the Raptors about a trade centered on James Harden for Jonas Valanciunas.
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.
Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas suffered a neck injury during Tuesday’s victory against the Chicago Bulls and was taken to the hospital as a precaution, according to Steve Aschburner of NBA.com.Valanciunas sustained the injury while reaching for a loose ball following a jump ball late in the game. He extended his arm for the ball – dropping his head – and banged directly...
The Toronto Raptors say center Jonas Valanciunas was taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons after suffering a neck injury in a collision with teammate Rudy Gay in the closing seconds of Tuesday night's 101-98 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Chicago's Nate Robinson hit the first free throw to make it a three-point game with 10.6 seconds left and missed the second....
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2013
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 [...]
The toughest part of fantasy drafts are in the last few rounds where the choice is often limited to wily veterans in the twilight of their career to unproven rookies with no guarantee in the rotation.
In this year’s NBA fantasy draft, Jonas Valanciunas will be worth a pick at the end of your draft. J-Val (a nickname unlikely to ever catch on), was drafted in 2011 by the Toronto...
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.