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Latest News / Dec 17, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Videos: Drake Introduces Toronto Starters, Commits Unfortunate Name Slip-Up

Drake

Have you ever wondered what Drake would sound like while introducing the Toronto Raptors? Have you ever wanted to hear the former “Degrassi: The Next Generation” star commit an awful NBA name slip-up? Then these are the videos for you. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 16, 2014 / 10:15 am

GiF: Kyle Lowry’s Handle Beguiles Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo, Kyle Lowry

Second year guard Victor Oladipo has been one of the better perimeter defenders since coming into the league. He’s big, and he’s blocked some big names who thought they could take advantage of a young fella. That’s what made this third quarter sequence by Kyle Lowry even more special. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 10, 2014 / 1:45 pm

GIF: Kyle Lowry Dishes Dime Through Kevin Love’s 5-Hole

Kyle Lowry, LeBron James

Back to basketball. The Raptors looked really good early on against the Cavalirs last night, but LeBron James put on his cape and scored 35 on the way to a 105-101 win, their second against The North during their current eight game winning streak. Despite the Cavs pulling it out at home, Kyle Lowry found time to slot a pretty dime to Amir Johnson while also nutmegging Kevin Love. Read More »

NBA / Dec 8, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge, Raps’ Kyle Lowry Named Players Of The Week

Kyle Lowry, LaMarcus Aldridge

So much for the Portland Trail Blazers and Toronto Raptors being “sub-contenders” in their respective conferences. Spurred by awesome play of their leaders, the Blazers and Raptors sport two of the league’s top-five records at 16-4 and 15-5, respectively. And now LaMarcus Aldridge and Kyle Lowry are receiving the due of which they’ve been worthy over the past two seasons. The pair have been named Conference Players of the Week for games played between December 1 and December 7. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 6, 2014 / 2:15 am

GIF: Kyrie Irving’s Defensive Hustle Leads To LeBron’s Behind-The-Back Dime

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James

Perhaps it was the shoes? Cavs point guard — and newest Nike signature athlete — Kyrie Irving has made a point to become a better defender this season. In one electrifying sequence Friday night against the Raptors, he showed off his new-found commitment on that side of the court. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 6, 2014 / 1:45 am

Watch LeBron “Magic” James Notch Another Double-Double In Win Over Raptors

LeBron James, Terrence Ross

After putting up 19 points and 12 assists against the Knicks in Cleveland’s 90-87 win, LeBron James put up another double-double against the Eastern Conference’s best when the Cavs defeated the Raptors Friday night, 105-91. The four-time MVP is 6-8 and prefers to get his teammates involved, so it’s not that much of a stretch to call him a more bruising facsimile of Magic Johnson. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 3, 2014 / 9:30 am

Watch Ben McLemore Posterize Amir Johnson

Ben McLemore, Amir Johnson

Kings second year wing Ben McLemore has drastically improved his outside shot this year, turning into a three-point threat the Kings desperately needed. But we’re not here to talk about him going 32-for-80 from downtown through the season’s first 18 games, we’re here to talk about him throwing it down on Amir Johnson in last night’s game against Toronto. Read More »

Smack / Dec 1, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Video: What Did Kobe Say To Make Drake Laugh So Hard?

Drake

During last night’s overtime win over the East-leading Raptors, when Kobe Bryant f**ked around and got a triple-double. He also took some time when the game was pretty well wrapped up in overtime to chat with Raptors global ambassador, Drake, who was sitting beside the Lakers bench during the game. So what did Mamba say to get Drake to laugh so hard? Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 1, 2014 / 11:30 am

Video: Kobe Bryant Posts A Triple-Double In Lakers Win, & Enters An Exclusive Club

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant, the facilitator? Sounds weird, right, except that’s exactly the role Kobe inhabited last night in the Lakers’ 129-122 overtime win over the Eastern Conference leading Raptors at Staples Center. While the night featured 12 Bryant dimes, a rarity during his Hall-of-Fame career, there were also at least one play that sums up Bryant’s rage against the dying of the light, too. We hope he never retires and plays until he’s 100. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 29, 2014 / 6:00 pm

DeMar DeRozan Out Indefinitely With Torn Groin Tendon

DeMar DeRozan

After getting off to its best start in franchise history (13-3), the Toronto Raptors revealed that its leading scorer, DeMar DeRozan, will miss significant time after suffering an injury in the team’s loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Friday. Initially diagnosed as a groin strain, further tests showed that the 25 year-old’s injury was more severe. Read More »