The 2014-15 regular season for the Toronto Raptors will be used as a means to not only build on their incredible success from a year prior, but to also silence any doubters who believe their rags-to-riches turnaround was merely an apparition. Coming...Show More Summary
In 2014-15, the Brooklyn Nets will have a shot to win the Atlantic Division for the first time since Vince Carter, Jason Kidd and Richard Jefferson were running the show in New Jersey. A season ago, the Toronto Raptors ran away with the division down the stretch and finished third in the Eastern Conference. Show More Summary
Whether it's seeing Nik Stauskas as a child or Vince Carter in a Toronto Raptors uniform, this photo will leave you wondering where the time went. Nik's brother, Peter, shared a terrific Throwback Thursday picture that shows just how much things have changed through the years. Show More Summary
Toronto Raptors All-Star guard DeMar DeRozan finished with a game-high 13 points, along with 6 assists and 5 rebounds as the U.S. Men’s National Team dominated the Dominican Republic in […] The post DeMar DeRozan Leads Team USA vs Dominican Republic (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Bruno Caboclo 's future is up in the air, and no one can tell you what it holds with any degree of confidence. The man who was billed as the "Brazilian Kevin Durant" when he was selected in the first round of the 2014 NBA draft by the...Show More Summary
The Toronto Raptors have signed Jordan Hamilton, a swingman who played last season with Denver and Houston.
The Toronto Raptors announced Monday they have signed forward-guard Jordan Hamilton. Hamilton, 6-foot-7, 220 pounds, averaged 6.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 17.0 minutes in 60 games (12 starts) last season with Denver and Houston. He scored in double figures 20 times, including a season-high 19 points November 8 at Phoenix. The Rockets acquired Hamilton from the [...]
Nothing can make or break a basketball game like the halftime entertainment. When the Toronto Raptors played the Brooklyn Nets, Raptor fans got a good laugh when the inflatable Raptor mascot ate a Nets fan. In the video you see a female Raptors fan along with a male Nets fan performing a halftime game blindfolded.
According to an NBA spokesman, despite the rumors, the Toronto Raptors weren’t told they could avoid a $25K tampering fine if they stripped the rapper Drake of his global ambassador […] The post NBA Denies Asking the Raptors to Get Rid of Drake appeared first on SLAMonline.
To call the Toronto Raptors' 2013-14 season a surprise is a disservice to nouns everywhere. When Masai Ujiri pulled the trigger on a trade to send Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings, it looked as if the Raptors were pressing the detonator on their season. Show More Summary
The NBA levied a $25,000 fine on the Toronto Raptors for "tampering" with the free agency process when the team's "goodwill ambassador" mentioned player Kevin Durant at a recent rap concert. But the organization also said it would drop the fine if the Raptors dumped this unpaid cheerleader. Show More Summary
The Toronto Raptors are loyal. Reportedly, the NBA offered to drop the $25,000 fine it levied on the Raptors for tampering over comments Drake made to Kevin Durant if the team stripped the rapper of his global ambassador title…Conti...
Kyle Lowry has never been here before. The Toronto Raptors point guard has been in the NBA for eight years, but he's never stared down a season as important as 2014-15. It isn't a contract year. It isn't a redemption campaign duringShow More Summary
The NBA reportedly gave the Toronto Raptors two options in the resolution of this silly, mildly hypocritical affaire Drake – remove the “global ambassador” title from the rapper, or pay […] The post Report: Raptors Refused to Strip Drake of Global Ambassador Title appeared first on SLAMonline.
Rapper, bandwagon-hopper, and Toronto Raptors "global ambassador" Drake cost his hometown team $25,000 for courting Thunder star Kevin Durant with an impromptu sales pitch. That much we knew after the league announced the fine earlier this week. Show More Summary
The league fines the team $25,000 after Drake gives a shout out to Kevin Durant.
Why does the NBA care so much about Drake? Clearly, the Canadian rapper/Kentucky fan/Toronto Raptors “global ambassador” has gotten under the league’s skin a bit because it fined the Raptors$25,000 for tampering over relatively innocent comments Drake made during a concert about coveting Kevin Durant’s talents for the team. Cathal Kelly of the Toronto Globe […]
The NBA has fined the Toronto Raptors for tampering after rapper Drake let Kevin Durant know he was wanted in Canada.
Ever since last season, Drake has been on the payroll of the Toronto Raptors, as he has been brought in to essentially make the team more cool. He’ll have a say in branding and is an “ambassador” for the team. Therefore, he represents the organization and has an official role with the franchise. So when […]
Drake is learning the hard way what happens when you become the “global ambassador” for the Toronto Raptors but don’t follow the NBA’s rules. He cost the team $25,000 for saying some things about Kevin Durant that violated the league’s anti-tampering rules at a concert earlier this month, ESPN reports. Durant reportedly attended Drake’s concert last week […]