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Julian Wright Tweets About Racism On His Twitter Account

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Julian Wright: Being an "athlete" and a nice/cool dude sucks.. You get targeted as an ATM and when you say no to an opportunist.. you are the bad guy smh I understand I get stereotyped by millions of people but it's an OCCUPATION not a WAY OF LIFE.. It's what I do. Not who I am. I apologize to any and everybody that is offended that a BLACK athlete like myself has a CONSCIOUS and can't be fooled or walked on #wisdom Twitter ================== He tweeted a lot more about this on his Twitter Account last night. See link above.

RaptorsHQ and CanBall Report on CBC's "The National," Tonight!

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Hey folks, exciting news for us here at the HQ as the site was asked to be part of a story regarding the NBA lockout that airs tonight on CBC's "The National." The story will cover the lockout from a Toronto-perspective mainly, including impact on local business etc, but will contain some footage of myself, our Canball writer Ray Bala and one of our readers, Jamie Bennett, watching some vintage NBA games and discussing the lockout situation. The National airs at 10 PM EST on CBC TV, and 9 PM EST on CBC Newsworld.

Charles Oakley, Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady on "Off the Record" Today

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We discussed this a bit in the comments section of the site but just a reminder that Oak, VC and T-Mac are being reunited today via TSN, on their "Off The Record" program, hosted by Michael Landsberg. Could be an interesting chat, and I'm hoping Michael touches on not only those "glory years," but also on a myriad of other things, from how the trio views Toronto as a sports' town, to any regrets they have about how that short era ended. The episode airs in a few hours at 5 PM EST and if you miss it due to work, it gets replayed at 6:30 on TSN2.

He doesn't look out of shape to me. IamAmirJohnson RT @hadisworld: Great workout session with...

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He doesn't look out of shape to me. IamAmirJohnson RT @hadisworld: Great workout session with @jonnyroxxmusic @iamamirjohnson @thisisveezy247 #lockedin http://t.co/XA9BmORj About 6 hours ago by Amir Johnson Toronto Raptors - Forward

J. Valanciunas: "I am honored to serve as a model for youth

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Translated using Google J. Valanciunas: "I am honored to serve as a model for youth In October 2011. 22 11:07 His age - 19-year-old Jonas Valanciunas - quite thoughtful. Facing the basketball star, is the second Sabonis, winning all of their old European championships and world championship - an incredible humble. NBA newcomers exchange for the 5th number, whom he praised the "Toronto Raptors" club - a surprisingly disinterested. Orally, belongs to the type of people who after a decade nesimatymo want to say: "You have not changed at how much." Belarusian sports website pressball.by to Vilnius Lithuania morning club Centers talking not only about basketball. - Many basketball experts you baptized in the second Sabonis. How do you assess such a compliment? - Arvydas - the most prominent Lithuanian basketball player of all time, because such comparisons can be uncomfortable. However, I have to justify such compliments need to excel in many aspects of the game. Therefore, I spend most praise through the ears - I'm afraid that too much praise can I stop improving and unrealized me all the natural gifts and potential parents. Neužstrigčiau that way, keep looking around and looking for examples, which I follow. For the new generation Lithuanian basketball - Sarunas Jasikevicius, Darius Songaila and others too good as Sarunas Marciulionis and Rimas Kurtinaitis generation of stars. I want to be equal to or better than the men: the same strong spirit, unyielding duels and helpful team. If, while working, maybe one day the young players will compare with me. But so far I'm only at the beginning of the road. more on link to story

According to Reports, Raptors To Hire Ed Stefanski

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Well, that's that. Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Dinos are finalizing an agreement with Ed Stefanski that would make him the Raptors' new executive VP of basketball operations. GM he is not. And as per Woj's post, as expected, Bryan Colangelo will still have the final say on decisions. But regardless, this is not exactly a good news story considering that of the initial four reported candidates for Toronto's open position, Stefanski was at best, third, on most people's wish lists. We've already dug into Ed and his outlook as a member of Toronto's front office but we'll discuss more in the following days.

BREAKING NEWS IN RAPTORLAND

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Stefanski is the man, but will he be allowed to be the man?

AM Productions - Amir's New Entertainment Company

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Check it out. I kind of expected him to do something like this. Nice job

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