Roll up your sleeves the dress rehearsal is almost complete and its time to get down to the nitty gritty! My pessimistic, optimistic and realist predictions of how the Raptors will fare this upcoming season! Enjoy!
One of the most exciting summers in NBA history left many fans turning their heads and questioning how the 2010-2011 season will unfold. We don't have to wait any longer as the pre-season is underway and the new look Raptors are showing that without Chris Bosh they still have some tricks up their sleeves!
Pre FIBA WC Spain vs Canada (84-38) Intro + 1st Half (08.01.2010) 84 - Spain (24+17+23+20): starters: Rudy Fernández (12), Navarro (3), Calderón (4), Marc Gasol (8) y Garbajosa (8), bench: Ricky Rubio (4), Martínez (-), Reyes (14), Claver (5), Fran Vázquez (6), Suarez (10), Mumbrú (8) y San Emeterio (2). 38 - Canada (13+6+10+9): starters: Bell (3), Shepherd (2), Brown (8), Landry (6) y Wright (4), bench: Baker (-), Brempong (2), Trasolini (-), Olynyk (5), Archibald (2) y Heslip (6). Also watch 2nd HALF
Coach Nick breaks down DeMar DeRozan's game from the NBA Summer League. He looks to be ready to make the jump to the next level - much like Danny Granger did with the Pacers in 2007-2008. He has shown an improved jump shot and the ability to finish around the rim. Included is an interview with Matt Bouldin and footage of Jeremy Lin, who's headed back home to the Warriors.
It was just two days before the Canadian development squad embarked on their journey to Europe to face international competition for a shot at making the senior men's basketball team. The savvy vet and a hopefully young star in the making chimed in on their Canadian basketball camp experiences.
Just days removed from the NBA Finals it was only fitting it ended with a bang! It was down to the final seconds on the clock and well history prevailed. Defense wins championships but the better team came out on top!