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The r/NBA Roast of the Toronto Raptors is still going on Reddit

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It’s the dog days of summer, so we may as well have some fun at our favourite team’s expense.

NBA: Playoffs-Indiana Pacers at Toronto Raptors Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

What is sports fandom really if not a constant barrage of disappointment? Yes, your favourite team will win games — even the very worst do! — but more often than not, said team will fail more often than it succeeds in its ultimate quest of winning a championship. In this way, sports are like life.

To further the life-sports connection, the buzzing hivemind of r/NBA has been running roasts of each and every team in the league. Who doesn’t love an all-in-good-fun roast? What is life, after all, without recurring failure and someone standing nearby telling you that you, or the things you like, suck? Life is a rich tapestry, indeed.

You can probably guess where I’m going with this: yesterday, the Roast of the Toronto Raptors began in earnest on Reddit and the jokes, they were scorching. Check out the chain of abuse here.

Some highlights:

Chris Bosh, a guy who even looks like a fucking dinosaur, left the raptors in free agency”

Jonas Valanciunas looks like he pours the milk before the cereal”

“How do you stop the Raptors All-Star backcourt? Tell them it's the playoffs”

“Somebody tell your stars that just because it's a "seven-game series" doesn't mean they have to wait until game 7 to show up.”

OK, I’ll stop. This is starting to hit me right in the feels.

Anyway, have a hate read, and if you have your own barbs you like to let loose, have at it in the comments.