NBA   |   Toronto Raptors  


Raptors Jonas Valanciunas Is Working On A 3-Point Shot

When the Toronto Raptors drafted Jonas Valanciunas fifth overall in 2011 then assistant general manager Maurizio Gherardini described him as, “Tyson Chandler with good feet.” He may as well painted him as a traditional big man, but in Valanciunas’ phone call to the media in Toronto, he described his game as being like the Raptors recently departed jump shooting power forward...
Via Pro Bball Report
2 days ago

Detroit Pistons complete comeback to beat Toronto Raptors, 102-101

The Detroit Pistons picked up a big win on Sunday, capping a 16-point 4th quarter comeback to beat the Toronto Raptors 102-101. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope hit a three-pointer with 13 seconds left to give Detroit the lead, and Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan couldn’t answer on the other end. Caldwell-Pope and Tobias Harris led the Pistons, with 21 and 24 points apiece. Andre Drummond also...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins hangs on rim after big dunk

Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins has the perfect mix of power and athleticism.Unfortunately for Jonas Valanciunas, he was on the other end of that during Wednesday night’s game.Wiggins dunked all over him on a two-on-one opportunity, and then to make matters worse, he stayed on his opponent’s shoulders for a quick piggyback ride. That’s literally the worst way to be dunked...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas makes Jonas Valanciunas eat crow over 'second place' jab

Isaiah Thomas had one more dagger to deliver Wednesday night.The Celtics point guard erupted yet again at TD Garden, dropping 44 points on the Toronto Raptors — including 19 in the fourth quarter — to lift Boston to a 109-104 comeback win.The victory gave the Celtics a 1 1/2 game lead over the Raptors for the Eastern Conference’s No. 2 seed. That’s pretty impressive, considering...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raptors Highlights: Big Science And-One - January 22, 2017

Jonas Valanciunas works the post and finishes with a hook shot over Tyson Chandler plus the foul.
Via YouTube
January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raptors Shootaround: Jonas Valanciunas - January 13, 2017

Jonas Valanciunas speaks with reporters following Friday's shootaround.
Via YouTube
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Can Celtics Contend For Eastern Conference Supremacy? Raptors Big Man Says No

Boston Celtics fans are hoping their team can make Jonas Valanciunas eat his words. The Toronto Raptors center declared the Celtics also-rans in the race for the top seed in the NBA Eastern Conference on Tuesday night, following Toronto’s 114-106 win over Boston at Air Canada Centre. Valanciunas told reporters the Celtics are “racing for second place,” while “we are racing...
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raptors Post-Game: Jonas Valanciunas - January 10, 2017

Jonas Valanciunas addresses the media following Toronto's 114-106 home win over Boston on Tuesday night.
Via YouTube
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brandon Ingram On His Monster Dunk Over Jonas Valanciunas

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram after their loss to the Toronto Raptors talks about crossing over DeMar DeRozan and dunking on Jonas Valanciunas. Plus, what was it like to play alongside Thomas Robinson and Tarik Black in the second unit. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? What about Brandon...
Via Lakers Nation
January 02, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonas Valanciunas posterizes Boban Marjanović with thunderous dunk

The idea of dunking on someone is a foreign thought to almost the entire country. It is a big reason why we are all fans of basketball. Freakish athletes displaying their skills against other freakish athletes. Very rarely do you see someone get “posterized.” Too many players are good enough to prevent such a moment, and only a few guys are good enough to make one happen. When...
Via The Comeback
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Raptors News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Top 10 shortstops in baseball for 2017

The most dangerous NBA teams flying under the radar

Eat, Drink, Watch: Your award-worthy weekend planning guide

Grading the NBA trade deadline on the Vince Carter scale

Streaming sports docuseries you don't want to miss

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

The 'Pete Rose instead of Kareem? Surely, you can't be serious' quiz

Teams that can prevent a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals three-peat

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher who has recorded 10 or more shutouts in a single season

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker