Tag Archives: Basketball

Vinsanity

He is half man, half amazing. He is Air Canada. He is Vinsanity. He made us jump out of our seats, while he soared through the air. He put basketball on the map in Canada. He inspired a generation. His … Continue reading

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Kobe’s 81-Point Game

It has been one week since Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven of their friends, died in a helicopter crash. It is a tragedy that has shaped the beginning of this year, and decade, in a way none of … Continue reading

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Kobe Bryant

There are some people who are immediately identifiable by their first name. Tiger. Serena. Kareem. Michael. LeBron. Kobe. And yet, when I received a text message yesterday afternoon that read, “Kobe died!!!”, my initial response was, “Bryant?” I couldn’t believe … Continue reading

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Defending Champions

The Toronto Raptors are raising a championship banner and receiving rings tonight ahead of the first game of the NBA season. They’re doing this, of course, because they won the NBA championship in June. That’s a thing that happened. I … Continue reading

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NBA Finals, Game 3: Shooters Shoot

I’m starting to accept the fact that I’m never going to fully comprehend the fact that the Toronto Raptors are in the NBA Finals. It’s like I’ve been sucked into a portal, but instead of being taken to Halloweentown, I’m … Continue reading

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NBA Finals, Game 2: Foul

It always feels like more fouls are called against the Toronto Raptors than their opponent, but then you look at the final stats and the numbers tell you it’s even, so you can’t really complain about the referees even though … Continue reading

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NBA Finals, Game 1: Something is Different

After last night, I think it’s clear this is not the same Toronto Raptors team I’ve been watching all my life. The team I grew up watching would’ve crumbled on a stage this big. They would’ve been intimidated by the … Continue reading

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The Toronto Raptors Are In The NBA Finals

I can’t believe I just wrote that. The Toronto Raptors are in the NBA Finals. What!? This is not real life. This doesn’t happen to us. This doesn’t happen to Toronto sports teams. What do you mean we’re going to … Continue reading

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Game 7

I woke up it’s Game 7, I’ll wait until 11, just to see if the Raptors have won. I think they got a lot of hope, but I never know for sure, what’s another year full of nope, when you’re spending every … Continue reading

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Toronto Raptors – Round 1

The Toronto Raptors are in the NBA Playoffs for the sixth year in a row. Normally, I’m a bit nervous for them and their chances of progressing into deeper rounds, but not this year. I’m about as optimistic as a … Continue reading

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