Tag Archives: Basketball

The Nick Nurse Is In

It’s been a week since the Toronto Raptors named Nick Nurse the 9th Head Coach in franchise history. Where did he come from? One seat over on the bench. He’s been an assistant with the Raptors since 2013. When the … Continue reading

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Dwane Casey

The Toronto Raptors fired Dwane Casey today. He had been their head coach for the last seven seasons and is one of the reasons why the Raptors were able to climb out of obscurity and become one of the best … Continue reading

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Facing LeBron

This is such a frustrating blog post to write. I’ve spent the last hour biting my tongue, gritting my teeth, squeezing imaginary stress balls in my hands, and changing my pants. Oh dear, what did I just say? My pants … Continue reading

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The 2018 Toronto Raptors: Are We There Yet?

There’s a small pillow in my bedroom that sits on my rocking chair. It’s black, has the Toronto Raptors original logo on it, and 1995 is credited as the copyright date. I got it when I was in kindergarten because, … Continue reading

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How I Would Manage: Toronto Raptors

Welcome to a new series on my blog called “How I Would Manage” where I take a sports team and give my thoughts on what I would do if I were the General Manager, or Coach (in some cases). This … Continue reading

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50 Thoughts: NBA Draft

The first 30 thoughts will follow the draft order and pertain to the team picking at each position. Thoughts 31-50 won’t follow the draft order and will be about anything. 1. Philadelphia traded up from 3rd overall, to 1st, in order … Continue reading

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Hey, Read This Entertaining Post About The NHL & NBA!

That might be my best blog title ever. At first glance, this post may look like a sports post to you. It is, but it’s not. It’s an entertaining post. A really entertaining post, if I’m being honest. So before … Continue reading

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A Belated NBA Season Preview

I know, the NBA season began three days ago and you can’t technically have a preview after something has already started. Well, too bad! My blog, my rules. That’s where the word, “Belated” comes into play. Go eat a cantaloupe if … Continue reading

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We Stand On Guard For Thee

Growing up in Canada, I heard the Canadian national anthem every single day at school. Everyone paused, stood, and listened to that day’s version of “O Canada”, which echoed over the PA system. I don’t know if other countries play their … Continue reading

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Fifteen Years Later

Friday, May 4, 2001. Madison Square Garden. New York City, New York. Game 5. Toronto Raptors vs. New York Knicks. That was the last time the Toronto Raptors won a playoff series. And if you look at the roster that … Continue reading

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