Toronto now has a 79.3 per cent chance of making the playoffs, according to John Hollinger's Playoff Odds.
In today's Daily Dime from ESPN, Hollinger drops what might be the quote of the season:
It says almost all you need to know about the Toronto Raptors that "O" appears four times in their name while "D" doesn't make a single appearance
Jose Calderon's return is causing a conundrum in Raptorland. But the Toronto Star's Doug Smith has the answer! Why not play Calderon, Jarrett Jack and Marcus Banks together for short spurts against specific matchups? That suggestion is right up there with discovering that NBA teams should limit an opponent's three-point makes to four or less.
Defensively, Jack and Calderon are a wash. Let's just act like the last dozen or so games haven't happened.
The Milwaukee Bucks have released former Raptor Roko Ukic, who will reportedly sign a new contract with Fenerbahce. Is it just me or is the acquisition of Amir Johnson and Sonny Weems beginning to look a little one-sided?
Yet another article that predicts Bosh will head south of the border this summer.
Every team in the NBA runs the pick and roll... and here's proof!