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Watch DeMar DeRozan fool the Clippers with the old 'lost ball' trick

When you're a silky smooth scorer like DeMar DeRozan, defenses have to respect you at all times. Otherwise, what appears like a mistake can turn into a bucket in the blink of an eye.In the Toronto Raptors' big preseason win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, DeRozan appeared to lose his handle on the rock as he went to use a Luis Scola screen. But when the defense relaxed as...
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Why The Toronto Raptors Can’t Extend DeMar DeRozan

There are a lot of puff articles and even interviews lamenting the fact the Toronto Raptors and their star guard DeMar DeRozan are not pursuing contract extension talks prior to the start of this season. Aside from the fact this isn't news and was well covered last season, the Raptors and anyone else who has bothered to look at the NBA CBA knows Toronto can't extend DeRozan to anything...
Via Pro Bball Report
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors won't be having contract extension talks with DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan has a player option worth $10.5 million for next season, but unless something disastrous happens, he'll decline it to become an unrestricted free agent.The reasons are simple: Not only is the salary cap set to spike upwards of 30 percent once the upcoming season is finished, but DeRozan is an All-Star caliber player who should have no problem locking up a long-term...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan, Raptors Won't Negotiate Extension

Masai Ujiri confirmed the Toronto Raptors will not negotiate with DeMar DeRozan on an extension during the season. DeRozan is expected to decline his player option at the end of the season and is eligible for significantly more money if he doesn't sign an extension. “There will be no extension talks with DeMar [before the end of the 2015-16 season],” Ujiri told Free Association...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive interview with DeMar DeRozan

Legendary Pictures' Straight Outta Compton has been killing it at the box office since its release. The film focuses on the rap power group NWA, originally from...well, yeah, Compton. While he might not have the same impact on the area as the likes of Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, Toronto Raptors shooting guard DeMar DeRozan has come a long way, and continues to inspire those in his...
Via The Sports Quotient
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Behind Stars Lowry And DeRozan, Raptors Hungry For More Success In Upcoming Slate

The new unique Drake-inspired uniforms won’t be the only changes for the Toronto Raptors in the upcoming season. After being unceremoniously dumped by the lower-seeded Washington Wizards in the first round of the 2014-15 playoffs, just after winning their second consecutive division title for the first time in franchise history, the Raptors made several changes to their roster...
Via Hoops Heads North
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: Trade DeMar DeRozan?

As I’ve stated before, the Toronto Raptors are in a bad spot.  After a disappointing postseason performance, the Raptors need to decide what direction they want to go in.  In order to gain success in today’s NBA, teams have to bottom out in order to rise to the top, or else they get stuck in treadmill mode, much like the Bulls and Grizzlies have been stuck in as of recent....
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors’ All-Star, DeMar DeRozan, is out indefinitely with a torn groin tendon

The Toronto Raptors Media Relations announced this afternoon that DeMar DeRozan has a torn left adductor longus tendon (groin tendon). He injured himself during the 3rd quarter in the Raptors eventual 106-102 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night, November 28, 2014. DeRozan will be out indefinitely with this injury. Update on @Raptors DeMar DeRozan. Tests revealed torn left...
Via Hoops Heads North
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors interested in acquiring Jeff Green?

The Toronto Raptors are expected to be one of the main contenders in the Eastern Conference this season, and they could be looking to make another trade to help bolster their roster. According to a report from Zach Lowe of Grantland, the Boston Celtics could look to trade Jeff Green and the Raptors might very well be the best fit for him. It would make a lot of sense, and would fit...
Via Sports-Glory
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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