Harden says DeRozan will thrive playing for Pop, Spurs

It remains to be seen how DeMar DeRozan adjusts to playing with the San Antonio Spurs. However, reigning NBA Most Valuable Player James Harden of the Houston Rockets says DeRozan will be just fine. Having spent the first nine seasons of his NBA career with the Toronto Raptors, DeRozan was “devastated” to be traded to […]

Wall decries Raptors’ handling of DeRozan before trade

As we’ve been reminded for decades, professional sports are a business. However, the way the Toronto Raptors, specifically, general manager Masai Ujiri, handled the trading of longtime Raptors standout DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs in the deal that sent Kawhi Leonard back to Toronto, did not sit well with Washington Wizards point guard […]

Raptors’ Nurse not worried about Lowry sans DeRozan

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse met with point guard Kyle Lowry in Las Vegas last Friday and is confident Lowry will buy into the new roster which features Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green. DeMar DeRozan is Lowry’s best friend off the court and Lowry didn’t address the trade when speaking to reporters at Team USA training camp, […]

Raptors working out Robinson, Wood

The Toronto Raptors are working out free agent big men, including Thomas Robinson and Christian Wood, according to a report from Alex Kennedy of Hoops Hype. The Raptors have 13 players on guaranteed or partially-guaranteed deals and are looking to fill the 14th spot with another frontcourt player. The Toronto Raptors are working out free agent big […]

Former Cavs assistant now Nurse’s Handy man with Raptors

New Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse has added a former Cleveland Cavaliers assistant to his staff. Phil Handy, who was not brought back by the Cavs after last season, is joining Sergio Scariolo, Nate Bjorkgren and Adrian Griffin as assistants on Nurse’s staff with the Raptors. He was a player development coach in Cleveland and […]