Toronto Raptors In Detriot For Pistons Final Home Game

If the Detroit Pistons haven’t already packed in for the season, the matchup to watch will be the two young centers Jonas Valanciunas and Andre Drummond going head-to-head once again. In their two games this year, the Raptors Valanciunas is averaging 12 points and 12 rebounds while Drummond is averaging 11 points and 12.5 rebounds.
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Raptors' Valanciunas apologizes for DUI

Jonas Valanciunas spent the day apologizing. He apologized to his teammates. He apologized to his general manager. He apologized to the president of the parent corporation. He even apologized to the chairman of the board of directors. What he didn’t do was address the media. That will come after he sits down with his lawyer, something else he had not done yet. Valanciunas is...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Jonas Valanciunas Makes Common Error In Judgement

This situation isn't one to make light of, but the Toronto Raptors Jonas Valanciunas made an all too common error in judgement for a young man enjoying a couple of days off.  It has been widely reported that Valanciunas has been charged with an alcohol related driving offense after he was spotted with open beer bottles in his car as he went through a drive thru.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptor Jonas Valanciunas charged with drunk driving

Raptors centre Jonas Valanciunas was arrested early Monday morning in Wasaga Beach and charged with drunk driving. According to an OPP release, open beer bottles were spotted in Valanciunas’ vehicle as he went through a drive-thru at 2:30 a.m. Police tracked the vehicle. After investigation, Valanciunas was placed under arrest, charged with “Exceed 80 mgs.” It’s not clear...
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Raptors Jonas Valanciunas Vs Pacers Roy Hibbert

The Indiana Pacers bruising All-Star center Roy Hibbert has been something of a litmus test for the Toronto Raptors sophomore Jonas Valanciunas. The model Head Coach Dwane Casey wants his team to try and emulate is the physical smash-mouth style of the Pacers and no where does that style show up more than at the center position. Valanciunas explained, “I am working to be able...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Knight jams on Jonas Valanciunas

Brandon Knight finally gets the last laugh. On Saturday night in the Bucks 102-98 loss to Toronto, the former Kentucky point guard absolutely brought down the hammer on Jonas Valanciunas, throwing down a one-hand jam on the Lithuanian center in the lane. [Bleacher Report] The post Brandon Knight Brings Down the Hammer on Jonas Valanciunas appeared first on Diehardsport.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors keep fans happy with record road win in Orlando

In the moments before tipoff, Jonas Valanciunas likes to stand directly under the basket, tipping up missed balls as his teammates take target practice. He couldn’t do that on Sunday. There were four drunken bros sitting at the baseline, shrieking at him like schoolgirls on Benzedrine. “JONAS!!” they wailed. Valanciunas retreated to the perimeter looking rattled. Valanciunas...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Centers Valanciunas And Vucevic Battle In Raptors Win

Up and coming young centers Jonas Valanciunas and Nikola Vucevic went head-to-head as the Raptors battled with the Magic in Orlando on Sunday evening, Toronto escaping with their 20th road victory of the season 98-93 after a dramatic second half comeback by the Magic fell short. “(Valanciunas) did a good job offensively,” said Head Coach Dwane Casey. “”Vucevic also had 22...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas suffers back injury, did not return

Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas sprained his lower back during the third quarter in tonight's loss to the Hawks, according to the Raptors on Twitter. He exited the game and did not return to action.Valanciunas finished off the night with 16 points and five rebounds in 20 minutes played. Toronto lost the game 118-113. Amir Johnson filled the void at center with Valanciunas...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors player analysis: Jonas Valanciunas

Toronto Raptors player analysis: Jonas Valanciunas Often times, the evaluation of young talent in the NBA today is viewed through a shorter lens than ever before. Growing up in the NBA is still possible, but a player growing up in one or two years is not only preferred by teams, it’s now the expectation. NBA rookie contracts are structured on a four-year scale that allows a maximum...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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