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Raptors Are A Team That Is Still Developing Core Players

The Toronto Raptors are coming off a franchise best 48-win season and have all of their key players back, however, as a young team, Head Coach Dwane Casey remains focused on developing his young core players, Terrence Ross and Jonas Valanciunas.
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Media Day: Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas talked with the media during the Toronto Raptors’ media day about getting more touches this season, his experience playing in the World Cup and learning from Hakeem Olajuwon this summer.
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

What We Learned About Raptors Jonas Valanciunas This Summer

By almost every measure, the Toronto Raptors Jonas Valanciunas shone at the FIBA World Cup in Spain. Despite Lithuania losing their starting point guard Mantas Kalnietis just before the start of the tournament, the team made it to the medal round before eventually losing to the USA and France. Valanciunas was a tournament best 69.6 percent shooting from the field, almost 6 full...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Boogie Cousins Big Leagues Jonas Valanciunas On The Blocks

DeMarcus Cousins punked Jonas Valanciunas in Thursday's FIBA game after getting elbowed in the face.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonas Valanciunas Wanted No Part Of Boogie Cousins After Tossing An Elbow His Way

Team USA and Lithuania played an ugly first half in their FIBA World Cup semifinal on Thursday. As always, the game was littered with inexplicable foul calls, this time sending Kenneth Faried, Steph Curry and Anthony Davis to the bench early. Late in the half, Rudy Gay was at the free throw line, while DeMarcus Cousins lined up against Jonas Valanciunas on the low block to fight...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Nearly Fought Jonas Valanciunas During USA-Lithuana FIBA Game

DeMarcus Cousins earned himself a technical foul after taking an elbow from Jonas Valanciunas during the semi-final FIBA World Cup game between the USA and Lithuania. Rudy Gay, a teammate of Valanciunas with the Raptors, had to calm Valanciunas down. The post DeMarcus Cousins Nearly Fought Jonas Valanciunas During USA-Lithuana FIBA Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Jonas Valanciunas Talks After Beating New Zealand

Check out Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas' comments after Lithuania's big win over New Zealand.
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonas Valanciunas best highlights against New Zealand in 2014 FIBA World Cup

Another NBA player that did really well in the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Sunday was the starting center of the Toronto Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas. He helped Lithuania beat New Zealand in a close game, 76-71, as they advanced to the quarterfinals. Jonas went for 22 points, 12 rebounds, and three blocks as he showed quite the repertoire. Check out the video here: Valanciunas showed some...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Valanciunas Carries Lithuania Past NZ Tall Blacks 76-71

The Toronto Raptors young center Jonas Valanciunas was a man-on-a-mission on Sunday as he carried Lithuania past the New Zealand Tall Blacks 76-71 with a breakout international performance. Valanciunas led Lithuania in scoring with 22 points on 8-11 shooting from the field and 6-6 from the free throw line, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked 3 shots.
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Cheerleaders Get Lithuanian Dance Lessons From Jonas Valanciunas

Raptors big man Jonas Valanciunas seems to be having a slow offseason, as he recently took some time to teach the Raptors dance team some new moves. The 22-year old Lithuanian taught the ladies the popular dance of his homeland and it’s pretty safe to assume we won’t be seeing it on the court next season. Still pretty hilarious though. .embed-container {position: relative; padding...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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