When the Raptors open the regular season on Wednesday against Detroit, it doesn't look like first choice power forward Jared Sullinger will take the floor with his teammates.
It's a long way down if you miss.
Terrence Ross has been gifted with considerable natural ability. He is as athletic as just about anyone in a league filled with supreme athletes and can be a great three-point marksman when he heats up.
TORONTO — As DeMar DeRozan, back after signing a rich new contract with the club put it: “We’re at the bottom of the hill now."
LAS VEGAS — Norman Powell first served notice that the Raptors might have landed a steal with the 46th pick of the 2015 draft here last year when he averaged some gaudy numbers (18 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and assists per game).
Tim Duncan spent nearly two decades as the quiet storm in the middle of the San Antonio Spurs franchise, putting the team on his broad shoulders and carrying it to heights unseen in modern American sports.
Canada's men's basketball team saw its dreams of playing in the Rio Olympics dashed.
LeBron James and Stephen Curry will get the bulk of the attention — good and bad — following one of the most memorable finishes in NBA history, Cleveland’s 93-89 Game 7 title win late Sunday evening, but Tristan Thompson deserves his share of the spotlight as well.
The Cleveland Cavaliers capped a stunning comeback Sunday, defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 to rally from a 3-1 series deficit and bring the northern Ohio city its first major championship in 52 years.
CLEVELAND — It is a storyline wrestling scriptwriters would be proud of.
CLEVELAND — Nothing Draymond Green says is ever surprising, because the Warriors big man is not afraid to speak his mind.
OAKLAND — It won’t be too long now until the Golden State Warriors repeat as NBA champions.