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GIFs, NBA / Nov 14, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: Greivis Vasquez No-Look Dime For James Johnson Power Smash

James Johnson

The Bulls won last night, but their Bench Mob struggled against Toronto’s second string. No one on the Toronto side played as well as former Bulls player James Johnson, who was 7-of-9 from the field for 16 points including a power slam after Greivis Vasquez whipped a pretty no-look dish to him following a Bulls turnover. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jul 10, 2014 / 10:30 am

Raptors Re-Sign Vasquez, Bring Back James Johnson

Greivis Vasquez

The Toronto Raptors have quietly been one of the most active teams this off-season, as general manager Masai Ujiri has worked to both retain core players on the team and get some upgrades for the bench. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Feb 28, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Video: John Wall Leads Wizards Past Raptors In Triple-OT Thriller

John Wall

The Wizards-Raptors game on Thursday night was supposed to take a backseat to the games on TNT. But the battle between two Eastern Conference playoff teams who both might snag home-court in the first round turned into a doozy that had TNT switching over during the Heat-Knicks blowout. In the end, Marcin Gortat and John Wall led the Wizards past DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez and the Raptors. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Feb 18, 2014 / 10:30 am

Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 3 Best Pickups (2.18)

Jodie Meeks

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 26, 2014 / 6:40 pm

Video: Blake Griffin Give-And-Go Double Lob With Jamal Crawford

Blake Griffin

The Clippers have been missing point God Chris Paul for the last 10 games after he separated his shoulder against the Mavs in the second game of 2014. With Paul out, scoring assassin off the bench Jamal Crawford has gotten a lot more run handling the offense, and hasn’t shirked that responsibility during LA’s 7-3 record in Paul’s absence. Against the Raptors Saturday night, Crawford again exploded, and ran a gorgeous double-lob with Blake Griffin on his way to a scorching double-double and the win. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Dec 8, 2013 / 10:00 pm

Report: Raptors Trade Rudy Gay To The Kings

Rudy Gay

Earlier tonight, Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news the Toronto Raptors had traded Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings. Gay was pulled from Toronto’s starting lineup tonight at the Staples Center where they were set to take on the Lakers in Kobe Bryant‘s return. Gay is joined by fellow Raptors Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray in the deal, with Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, John Salmons and Chuck Hayes headed to Toronto. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Nov 22, 2013 / 9:45 am

Fantasy Basketball: Buy Low, Sell High (11.22)

Derrick Rose

BUY LOW DERRICK ROSE, Chicago Bulls The slow start after a season off from ACL surgery had to be expected, but a hamstring and neck injury combined with some turf toe that Rose admitted has been bothering him since 2012 has those that invested a first rounder in the former MVP in full-out panic mode. That’s why it’s the perfect time to strike a deal. Averaging only 15.0 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.5 assists, Rose isn’t coming close to reaching expectations, but if you’re willing to sit and wait for production, snag him from someone who isn’t. Read More »

NBA / Nov 8, 2013 / 4:00 pm

You Need To Watch The Isaiah Thomas, Greivis Vasquez Position Battle

Isaiah Thomas

The Sacramento Kings franchise always seems to have some sort of problem. This past offseason, their franchise was threatened with a relocation to Seattle and every week it seems as if DeMarcus Cousins starts some sort of trouble. However, right now, the Kings have a problem that might benefit the franchise. The point guard battle between 5-9 Isaiah Thomas and 6-6 Greivis Vasquez is an intriguing problem to have. Read More »

NBA / Nov 5, 2013 / 4:15 pm

The 20 Best Small-Ball Lineups In The NBA

Carmelo Anthony

Just a short year ago, we were blessed to watch the USA Men’s basketball team storm into London and pick apart each opponent with a variety of different tactics that emphasized speed and transition defense. Those lineups, at times, were sorely lacking in the height department. We would occasionally find the 6-8 Carmelo Anthony at the center position where he would rebound and “attempt” to guard opposing centers. Read More »

NBA, Video / Oct 18, 2013 / 11:30 am

Kings Rookie Ben McLemore Flushes The Filthy Oop

Vasquez2McLemore

There was a lot of high-flying action in preseason last night: Shump threw down a put-back dunk, and Swaggy P finished a fast break oop, but Greivis Vasquez — back after ankle surgery this offseason — also hooked up with rookie Ben McLemore for some high-flying fun. Read More »