Marc Gasol adds to intrigue of Raptors' most compelling season
5 monthes ago - By Sportsnet
TORONTO - In the NBA, everyone has a story, which makes NBA teams living, breathing, perspiring libraries.
The Toronto Raptors' collection keeps expanding, the shelves curving under the weight.
The headline was Kawhi Leonard hitting a fall-away bank shot with just under five seconds left as the Raptors outlasted the visiting Brooklyn Nets 127-125 to win their fifth straight game and improved to 42-16. It was a nice follow-up to assisting Danny Green on the game-tying three on the previous possession as the Raptors survived an 8-0 Nets spurt in the final two minutes.
But even on a night of...
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Scott Stinson: Marc Gasol's ‘good debut' with the Raptors only made a mild dent on the stat sheet
5 monthes ago - By National Post
NEW YORK - And so, the first game of the rest of their season together told the Toronto Raptors not much at all.
The New York Knicks are not the sternest of tests, you see. They came into Saturday night's contest with all of 10 wins, a record that is almost the inverse of Toronto's, and their greatest asset, at present, is cap space.
The Raptors, outside of Kyle Lowry and Danny Green, forgot how to shoot, and yet they still managed to beat Cap Space by a score of 104-99.
Marc Gasol, in his Toronto debut, only made a mild dent on the stat sheet - seven points, six rebounds - coming off the...
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