Morris Peterson, former Toronto Raptor, isn’t hitting three-point shots anymore, but he’s still finding a way to help out the people of Scarborough.
The pre-season is a time for players to get acclimated to their new teammates and for teams to work out the kinks. That’s exactly what onlookers saw Wednesday at the Air Canada Centre as the Toronto Raptors dropped their preseason home opener 101-89 to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Dwane Casey, working with a roster comprised of mostly […]
The Toronto Raptors organization has been starved for national attention since Vince Carter departed from the franchise many years ago. But the powers that be are looking to change that as evidenced by their most recent move, appointing superstar rapper Drake as global ambassador to the team. The Grammy Award-winning Torontonian is an extremely popular figure […]
It wasn’t supposed to start like this. All the fanfare that followed Steve Nash, and subsequently Dwight Howard’s arrival in La-La Land had prognosticators calling this the most talented team “on paper” in the league. Except the game’s not played on paper, and the hardwood of the court has wrought harsh realities; a 1-3 start […]
With the baseball season recently concluded, and hockey locked out, sports fans may increasingly be turning to basketball this season. The current crop of fans could be joined by a brand new audience that would boost the profile of basketball in this country, and fill the hole left in the hearts of Canadians by the […]
Tom Brady, Derrick Rose, Mariano Rivera, Adrian Peterson and Evgeni Malkin all have something in common. Aside from the fact each of these men have dominated their respective sport, they have all went through a potentially career-threatening injury. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is located inside the knee joint connecting the femur (thigh bone) and […]
For Toronto Raptors rookies Jonas Valanciunas, Terrence Ross, and Quincy Acy, Monday’s Media Day was another step toward settling in with their new city and team. Ross and Acy seem to have formed an especially strong friendship as both players shared stories of hanging out with each other to members of the media. “He’ll either come to […]