Chris Bosh is expected to miss the start of training camp because of a strained left hamstring. For more on the Bosh injury, check out coverage in The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, National Post, and Toronto Sun.
At least someone on the Raptors' roster is healthy! A summer of relative inactivity has Jose Calderon feeling 100 per cent and primed to show what he can do on defence. Calderon and Andrea Bargnani also expressed confidence that Bosh will stay in Toronto after his current deal expires at the end of the season.
RaptorBlog profiles rookie DeMar DeRozan, whose impressive mid-range game, athleticism and work ethic have him poised to be the most impressive Raptor rookie since CB4.
Remember Ed O'Bannon? Raptors fans really wanted the UCLA product with the seventh pick in the 1995 NBA Draft, and filled the SkyDome with boos when the team chose a diminutive point guard from Arizona. Well, SLAM remixed that Draft and the Raptors ended up with... Damon Stoudamire. In hindsight, you can't boo the selection of Mighty Mouse.
Former Raptor Joey Graham is headed to training camp with the Denver Nuggets on a one-year, non-guaranteed deal. So either "Good Joey" makes the team or "Bad Joey" gets cut. I think we know how that's going to work out.