Pre-Game With Amir Johnson At ACC

Amir Johnson continues to thrive in a starting role for the Raptors this season and the forward sat down with me prior to the team’s matchup against the Wizards at ACC (7PM, TSN2, FAN590).

 

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Wizards

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Knicks 98 Raptors 100

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Pre-Game With Alan Anderson At ACC

Alan Anderson caught fire in the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s game with 15 straight points and AA sat down with me before the Raptors face the Knicks at ACC (7 PM, TSN2, FAN590).

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Knicks (Don’t Just Stand There…)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Grizzlies 88 Raptors 82

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Raptors Ready To Push Forward Largely Unchanged

What you see is what you get.

With just a minor tweak at back-up point guard, the Toronto Raptors are moving ahead with a pat hand.

Yesterday in the shadow of the NBA trade deadline the club added 27-year-old Sebastian Telfair from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for a conditional second-rounder and centre Hamed Haddadi.

Haddadi is a holdover from the deal that brought Rudy Gay to Toronto from Memphis.

Telfair is on an expiring contract but nicely fills a need for a pass-inclined point guard behind starter Kyle Lowry and shot-happy John Lucas ...

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#RossJustDunked

When Terrence Ross was asked shortly after he was drafted eighth overall last season what Raptors fans could expect from him, the soft-spoken swingman simply answered “highlights”.

It didn’t take long for him to start living up to that guarantee. Ross was soaring right from the Las Vegas Summer League, showcasing a unique blend of explosiveness, hangtime and style.

We knew early on that Ross deserved a spot in the 2013 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, but we needed to get that word out and from there, #LetRossDunk was born. It started as ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Grizzlies (Familiar Faces, Different Places)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 96 Wizards 88

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Wizards

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 92 Knicks 88

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Dunking Like A Ross…

Thoughts from an amazing night in Houston for Terrence Ross, your 2013 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest Champion:

- When Saturday’s judging panel was introduced, it was tough not to nod your head at the names involved. Rudy Tomjanovic, Yao Ming, Clyde Drexler, Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo aren’t just local legends in Houston — they’re some all-time NBA greats.

But as @ParmB tweeted, there was only one former dunk contestant among them (Drexler, who participated numerous times back in the 80′s), which might have explained a rather odd start to judging. Think ...

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More Media For Ross & Giving Back To Houston

Related: #RossShallDunk Infographic | NBA.com: Ross Out To Dunk Cancer | #RossShallDunk Video Playlist

It was more of the spotlight for Terrence Ross in Houston on Friday, as he handled all kinds of questions about Saturday’s Sprite Slam Dunk as part of Media Day during All-Star Weekend…

From there it’s was a trip to the Houston Food Bank, where Terrence joined Raptors alumni Muggsy Bogues and several other All-Star Weekend participants to lend a hand as part of the NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service…

 

 

Much more to come from All-Star Weekend as ...

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