Tag Archives: Basketball

Predicting the 2021 NBA Draft

We are only a few hours away from the 2021 NBA Draft, so let’s get to this quickly. If you want to read more complex mock drafts, feel free to Google them. I am, merely, an amateur YouTube highlight scout. … Continue reading

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2021 NBA Draft: Toronto Raptors

At the NBA Draft Lottery in June, the Toronto Raptors were most likely to end up with the 8th pick in the Draft. But then! Their number was drawn and they moved up to the 4th pick. It was very … Continue reading

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Season 26 of Raptors Basketball

A lot has changed since the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship, 18 months ago, and two million people packed the streets of downtown Toronto for a parade. Heck, just writing that sentence gives me the willies. By the … Continue reading

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Return To Sports Fandom

Are sports an escape from the world, or is the world an escape from sports? Silly question, right? I have thought about this a lot over the last few days and I think my answer is the latter. I cannot … Continue reading

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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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