Pro Bball Report Week In Review 07/26/15

On Pro Bball Report recently: Bigger Better Raptors, Luis Scola rebounds, Terrence Ross to bounce-back, a Tyler Hansbrough return, targeting Dorell Wright, Camp invites for Ronald Roberts, Axel Toupane and Michale Kyser, Team Canada defeats Team USA, Jamal Murray, Brady Heslip, Anthony Bennett, wins Silver at Pan Am Games and more.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why Don’t Raptors Fans Know Luis Scola Better?

The Toronto Raptors Luis Scola is 5-0 against Canada at the FIBA Americas tournaments and in 2009, he took away Canada's last and best chance at a medal in the final game. Argentina has been good for while, so it's been no disgrace for the Canadian side to lose to them, but still, you'd think someone would have remembered just how good Scola has been?
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors add Luis Scola

It’s become evident that the Toronto Raptors have made a decision on their direction for the upcoming season.  The Raptors are looking to win and compete in an Eastern Conference that they likely believe they have a shot in.  It’s a fair thought.  The East is weak outside of powerhouse Cleveland, and it’s really anyone’s game after that. Luis Scola The Raptors added...
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Pro Bball Report Week In Review 07/19/15

On Pro Bball Report recently: Raptors rebounding, free agents, Team Canada’s Brady Heslip and Anthony Bennett,  Luis Scola wants a ring, block and board Bismack Biyombo, James Johnson’s value, NBA Summer League, Norman Powell, Lucas Nogueira, McBuckets McDermott, waiting on Tristan Thompson  and more.   Toronto Raptors Set To Aggressively Rebound This Season Last season…
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers: Early 2015-2016 Preview

We’re still in July, but after a flurry of moves over the past couple of weeks the Indiana Pacers are looking like a completely different team with a new roster and fresh philosophy. It’s farewell for David West, Roy Hibbert, Luis Scola, CJ Watson, Damjan Rudez, Chris Copeland and Donald Sloan. Hello to Monta Ellis, Jordan Hill, Chase Budinger, Myles Turner and Joe Young. It’s...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Lock Up High-Flying Guard Norman Powell

It didn’t take long for President and General Manager Masai Ujiri to decide what to do with some of his remaining salary cap space after officially signing veteran power forward Luis Scola earlier today, he immediately locked up his 2015 second round draft pick Norman Powell. (terms not disclosed) A mature 6’4 guard with an…
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Slip May Indicate Intentions For Luis Scola

Contrary to earlier reports, a Raptors press release said veteran forward Luis Scola has signed a multi-year deal with the Toronto Raptors - oops maybe not. This slip (unintentionally?) confirms what Scola told the media on Monday when he said he wanted to be an important part of a team that was growing towards the possibility of him getting a ring before he retired.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Luis Scola Is Ready To Chase A Ring With The Raptors

“I wanted to win,” Toronto Raptors Luis Scola said. “I wanted to find a place where I could win and be a part of the team, be important. I was trying to get options to see how close to a ring could I get, but I was also trying to be part of a team, and hopefully chase a ring at some point down the line and I felt that this was the situation (here).”
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rise Of The Toronto Raptors

In the simplest of terms, Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri has exchanged the outbound Lou Williams, Greivis Vasquez, Amir Johnson and Tyler Hansbrough for the inbound Cory Joseph, DeMarre Carroll, Luis Scola and Bismack Biyombo. All of the inbound players are known for their toughness and defense.
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Pro Bball Report Week in Review 07/12/15

On Pro Bball Report recently: Raptors Go Blue Collar, NBA Salary Cap rises, Tristan Thompson not signed yet, Jonas Valanciunas at power forward, Bruno Caboclo shines, Norman Powell stars, Delon Wright on defense, Luis Scola signs, Raptors 905, DeAndre Daniels injured, Free Agency, Celtics, Team Canada and more.
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Toronto Raptors: Luis Scola Signing Grade

(March 31, 2015 – Source: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America) By Myles Stedman: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 year, 3 million After an already fairly respectable off-season, the Toronto Raptors have now added Argentinian big man Luis Scola to their ranks, further reinforcing their frontcourt. After the loss of Amir Johnson to Boston, Toronto have worked hard to...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Luis Scola joins the Toronto Raptors on a one year deal

Veteran forward Luis Scola agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with the Toronto Raptors, according to the Toronto Sun."Luis Scola tweeted just after the NBA’s moratorium period ended at 12 a.m. Thursday morning: 'We the North… Here I come,' indicated the club had added some sorely needed depth at power forward and a league source confirmed Scola had signed."The Raptors wanted...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Add Crafty Veteran Power Forward Luis Scola

With free agency almost done, the Toronto Raptors were still missing depth at power forward, but not anymore. 35-year-old veteran Luis Scola will be joining the team on a one-year $3 million deal. Still as crafty as ever, Scola averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds in 20.5 minutes with the Pacers last season.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Luis Scola signs with Raptors on 1yr/3M deal

With everyone wrapped up in the DeAndre Jordan saga unfolding over Twitter, it seems an even more important piece of news has been missed. Yes, that’s right. Luis Scola leaving the Indiana Pacers, signing a one-year, $3 million deal with the Toronto Raptors, likely replacing the last Pacers back-up power forward to go there, Tyler Hansbrough. Looks like Larry Bird may have fibbed...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Luis Scola Agrees to Sign with the Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors were one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference last season, but their season ended with a disappointing sweep in the playoffs at the hands of the Washington Wizards. They lacked a veteran presence and also needed help in the front-court. According to Luis Scola’s Twitter account, he will end up signing with the Raptors this offseason. We the north…...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Luis Scola Agrees To Sign One-Year, $3M Deal With Raptors

Luis Scola announced he will sign with the Toronto Raptors. Scola has spent the past two seasons with the Indiana Pacers. Adrian Wojnarowski reports the deal is for one-year worth $3 million.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers re-sign Stuckey on $21m/3 deal

I wasn’t optimistic that Stuckey would re-sign with the Pacers despite him expressing an intention to stay in Indy and help the team that rebuilt his image and career last season. Money was a problem and so was the chance to win a title, and apparently contenders had been knocking on his door with wads of cash throughout this free agency period. But Bird kept his promise and rewarded...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers interested in signing free agent Gerald Green

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY SportsThe Phoenix Suns saw Gerald Green become one of their most important and dynamic scorers after acquiring him from the Indiana Pacers in the trade that sent Luis Scola on his way out of town. He is a free agent this offseason, and is receiving some interest early on in free agency. According to a report from Brad Turner, the Los Angeles Clippers are...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers coach uses Luis Scola, not Roy Hibbert, to teach this defensive trick

When most people think the Indiana Pacers, they think defense. And when they think Pacers defense, they probably think Roy Hibbert. He's the big man in the middle around which all the other defensive action revolves, and he's known as one of the kings of one of the NBA's trickiest tactics, the rule of verticality.If you're unfamiliar, verticality is essential to contesting a shot...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul George does his Indiana duty, delivers green flag for Indy 500 (VIDEO)

There's nothing like Memorial Day weekend in Indiana, as open wheel racing comes home to the Indy 500. And Indiana Pacers wing Paul George was there along with free agent teammate Luis Scola on Sunday to take in the festivities -- and deliver the green flag for the start of the race.Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and punter Pat McAfee were also on hand, and George posted...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Arron Afflalo end up with the Indiana Pacers?

Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY SportsArron Afflalo is currently gearing up for the NBA Playoffs with the Portland Trail Blazers, but may not re-sign with the team this offseason. If he does end up re-signing, he would be agreeing to a backup role behind Wesley Matthews which might not be something that he is willing to accept at this point in his career. Bleacher Report seems to think...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers want to re-sign power forward Luis Scola

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsLuis Scola came through with a very solid all-around season for the Indiana Pacers this past year, although it was a very disappointing end of the season. Indiana tried to overcome Paul George’s broken leg and plenty of other injury issues to make the playoffs, but lost in their final game of the season against the Memphis Grizzlies and were eliminated...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant chimes in on costly Russell Westbrook technical foul

During the fourth quarter of the Thunder’s game against the Pacers on Sunday, Russell Westbrook was whistled for what could prove to be an extremely costly technical foul. Westbrook was called for a foul after he collided with Luis Scola, who came to set a screen for George Hill. Upon reaching his feet, Westbrook had...Read More
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Pacers look at drafting Frank Kaminsky?

The Indiana Pacers are still very much in the running to make the playoffs in the Eastern Conference, but it is never too early to begin looking at what possible options they will have in the 2015 NBA Draft. Frank Kaminsky won the college basketball Player of the Year award this past year, and will be highly sought after in the 2015 NBA Draft. So why are the Pacers and Kaminsky...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

PG13 nets 13 in Pacers win season’s biggest game

Everything went according to script. In his first game since snapping his leg last August, Paul George returned to a standing ovation and lifted the Indiana Pacers to their biggest win of the season, a 112-89 thumping of the Miami Heat. In his brand new No. 13 uniform, PG13 scored 13 points in 15 minutes off the bench. He shot 5-12 from the field, hit 3 three-pointers, and added...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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