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The Week That Was: P.J. Tucker Will Be Your New Favorite Raptor

The Raptors came out of All-Star break with a key matchup at home on Friday against the division-leading Celtics, and came out with a crucial 107-97 win as they try to chase down either Boston or Washington to avoid a potential 1-4 matchup against the Cavaliers in the second round. Sean Woodley has all the details from Friday’s game, and I have to say, while Serge Ibaka is the...
Via Raptors HQ
1 day ago

VIDEO: P.J. Tucker’s post-debut scrum

If P.J. Tucker’s pre-game talk of adding toughness to the Toronto Raptors and his in-game deliver of said promise weren’t enough to get you on the Tucker hype train, his post-game media availability probably will. Not only did Tucker reveal that we wasn’t supposed to play and that he did all that without having slept, he also made it patently clear that things are going to...
Via Raptors Republic
1 day ago

WATCH: Raptors Post-Game: P.J. Tucker - February 24, 2017

P.J. Tucker addresses the media following Toronto's 107-97 home win over Boston on Friday night.
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Suns waive Scott, Sullinger; sign Price for rest of '17

CHICAGO -- The Phoenix Suns waived forward Mike Scott and center/forward Jared Sullinger on Friday, a day after acquiring them in trades. The Suns also signed guard Ronnie Price for the rest of the season. In his third tenure with the team, the 33-year-old Price has made two appearances since signing the first of two 10-day contracts Jan. 27. On Thursday at the trade deadline, Phoenix...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns send Tucker to Toronto, get Scott from Hawks

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns pulled off a pair of trades just before the NBA deadline Thursday. The Suns traded forward P.J. Tucker to Toronto for forward Jared Sullinger and a pair of second-round draft picks (2017 and '18) and acquired power forward Mike Scott, the rights to Turkish guard Cenk Akyol and cash considerations from Atlanta for the top-55 protected 2017 second-round...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Suns send Tucker to Toronto, get Scott from Hawks

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns pulled off a pair of trades just before the NBA deadline on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The Suns traded forward P.J. Tucker to Toronto for forward Jared Sullinger and a pair of second-round draft picks (2017 and '18) and acquired power forward Mike Scott from Atlanta for cash. The person asked not...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors add P.J. Tucker to beef up for long playoff run

The Toronto Raptors have added another veteran to gear up for the playoffs. Adrian Wojnarowski reports Toronto has acquired forward P.J. Tucker from Phoenix in exchange for center Jared Sullinger and two second-round picks. Dealing for Tucker is a no-brainer for general manager Masai Ujiri, especially at an inexpensive cost. The 31-year-old is an elite defender on the wing and can...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

P.J. Tucker was reportedly acquired by Raptors with LeBron James in mind

Did the Toronto Raptors make a trade deadline deal to get a player who will ultimately be tasked with agitating LeBron James? It sounds like the answer is yes.ESPN’s Marc Stein said Thursday that the Raptors’ addition of forward P.J. Tucker from Phoenix had to do with James, who may end up facing Toronto again in the Eastern Conference Playoffs. Tucker is a tough, strong, defensive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raptors trade Jared Sullinger, two future picks to Suns for P.J. Tucker

The Toronto Raptors have reportedly dealt Jared Sullinger and two future second-round picks to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for P.J. Tucker. Trading for Tucker is a smart move to upgrade Toronto’s bench. He’s averaging seven points and six rebounds per game, playing 28.5 minutes per contest. The 31-year-old small forward is also a free agent next year, so this could be a one...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 surprising players who could impact the NBA playoff race

The 2016-2017 NBA season may only now be reaching the All-Star break, but playoff races have already begun heating up. In both the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference, a pecking order has been established and each game carries significant ramifications.Moving forward, we all know which superstars will play major roles in the playoff race — LeBron James, James Harden,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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