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Short-handed raptors need more Scotty Barnes

DETROIT – This season was supposed to be great Scotty Barnes – NBA Player of the Year, wild birds A fan favorite with unique and advanced basketball skills. ADVERTISEMENT It might end up that way. There’s no reason to think Barnes won’t take back some of the magic he showed a year ago, and he … Read more

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Raptors will return to the old ways without Siakam, Uchiwa

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It was fun while it lasted, the entire centerless era of the Raptors, with the team running on a handful of athletic six-foot-nine-footed players to fly all over the field creating mismatches, havoc and somehow reinventing the game. ADVERTISEMENT It became their brand, their calling card. And while he might return one day, the NBA … Read more

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There’s Frank Sinatra, and then there’s Jack Armstrong.

Jack Armstrong’s face lights up as he reaches for his phone to show the screensaver: a picture of his three adult sons in smart suits, blinking with wide smiles. ADVERTISEMENT “As a parent of three adopted children, I could not love a son or daughter biologically more than I loved my three children,” wild birds … Read more

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Precious birds of prey are waiting for Uchiwa to meet expectations

Nick Nurse had some pretty clear words to Precious Achiuwa Wednesday night – “He should play better, man” – but the Raptors coach didn’t say anything in public that he didn’t really express privately to the inconsistent big young man. ADVERTISEMENT And those one-on-one meetings reveal the all-too-frequent mistakes in the Uchiwa game. “He just … Read more

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Now is the time to ramp up the Raptors support team

It was supposed to be different this season at Raptorland. The Toronto bench, the least used in the NBA last season, was supposed to provide coach Nick Norse with more options and more reliable production. After Pascal Siakam and Fred Vanfleet co-led the NBA’s minutes per game last season, there should have been more significant … Read more

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Five notes of birds of prey: OG Anunoby and Pascal Siakam dominate

The wild birds They are in their third week of the season and with just over 10 games under their belt, there have been a lot of developments. ADVERTISEMENT One of the league’s most unique teams is made up of a group of players that are similar in size, which brings some interesting things. Here … Read more

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Raptors offer better OG Anunoby defense than ever

DALLAS is one of the questions in the early days of wild birds Season: What specifically went into OG Anunoby? ADVERTISEMENT Eight games in 82 matches, the Year 6 striker was playing with uncanny ferocity leading to phenomenal results. Heading into Friday’s game, Anonobi was leading the NBA in steals with 2.9 games while averaging … Read more

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New Dad – The Raptor – Otto Porter Jr. Begins Season 1

San Antonio – As wild birds straight ahead Otto Porter Jr. He wore his sneakers to the Raptors’ Tour Wednesday morning, and at times greeted him with congratulatory fists from his teammates and smiling coaches. ADVERTISEMENT Porter Jr., a three-point shooting specialist who signed with the Raptors in the off-season, has spent most of the … Read more

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The Raptors want Scotty Barnes to continue attacking the basket

The first three indicators of Scotty Barnes He got in, the second was fine, the third was an impressive 27-foot-and-three stride, and if he had made his fourth row in a row—a real heat check—the roof might have blown off the Scotiabank Arena. ADVERTISEMENT It was an unprecedented long-range, nine-point attack in 52 seconds of … Read more

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