Toronto Raptors: Freddie Gillespie proved last night that he is worth a full NBA contract

Toronto Raptors: Freddie Gillespie proved last night that he is worth a full NBA contract

The Toronto Raptors waited far too long to address their lack of size and rebounding, but Masai Ujiri finally capitulated by signing former Baylor star Freddie Gillespie, who spent the earlier parts of the 2020-21 season with the Memphis Grizzlies’ G League affiliate in the Orlando bubble. A double-double machine, Gillespie finally got his shot […]
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Author: Mike Luciano / Raptors HQ

Toronto Raptors: Fred VanVleet or Norman Powell as the shooting guard?

There are significant issues to address this off-season for the Toronto Raptors. One problem is what to do at the starting shooting guard where Fred VanVleet is a free agent, and Norman Powell has two years left on his contract. A significant question the Toronto Raptors need to address is whether Fred VanVleet or Norman […]
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Author: Jason Mills / Raptors HQ

Doug Ford on 2020 NHL Playoffs in Toronto: “The conversations have started”

In his public address today, Doug Ford talked over some NHL-related items as brought up by Rick Westhead of Toronto’s The Sports Network (TSN).

Here is the interview as I transcribed it.
Interview
Rick Westhead of TSN: The NHL has talked about its candidate cities to be a hub city, and Toronto is one of them, although it wants an exemption to the 14-day quarantine period that all arriving travelers face in coming back to Canada. Do you support giving the NHL an exemption to that 14-day quarantine, and how concerned would you be about the optics of doing that?
Premier Doug Ford: Well I’ve talked to the NHL, like the other Premiers have, and the Federal government, they are currently working with the Federal government, that would fall under their jurisdiction, I’ve talked to the Deputy Prime Minister about that as well, and they’re trying to sort things out. But we have to get the right definition, to the best of all of our abilities, to sit down with them, and would they consider self-isolation, staying in the hotel room, all hopping on the bus, going straight to the game, and …

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Author: Ryan Hobart / The Leafs Nation

NBA’s potential tampering rules are good for the Toronto Raptors

The NBA will be voting on additional rules and fines to address tampering around the league. The additional guidelines would benefit the Toronto Raptors. The NBA will never get rid of tampering. No matter what rules they put in place, no matter how harsh of punishments they design, teams will always bend and even break […]
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Author: Mike Bossetti / Raptors HQ