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  1. PBT’s NBA Mock Draft 1.0: Things get interesting starting with New York at four.

    May 20, 2015, 5:59 PM EDT

    2015 NBA Draft Lottery

    We predict Okafor to Minnesota, Towns to the Lakers, Russell to Philadephia, then it gets interesting.

  2. Matthew Dellavedova is the most improbable leading scorer of these playoffs

    May 15, 2015, 10:14 AM EDT

    Matthew Dellavedova, Derrick Rose

    Dellavedova dropped 19 on Bulls in Game 6, but he’s still averaging just 6.0 points per game in playoffs

  3. Bismack Biyombo, after losing starting job and nearly half his minutes, happily helping Hornets

    Jan 14, 2015, 2:58 PM EDT

    Bismack Biyombo

    Biyombo leads Charlotte in plus-minus, but he doesn’t even play 20 minutes per game – not he’s complaining

  4. Raptors unveil new logo, get ribbed by Nets’ official Twitter account about it

    Dec 19, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

    Nets v Raptors Eastern Conference Quarter Finals Game 7

    Black-and-white version of Toronto’s new logo looks similar to Brooklyn’s

  5. Drake introduces Raptors on Drake Night (video)

    Dec 17, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets

    Rapper dubs Kyle Lowry ‘baby-faced assassin’

  6. Raptors, comfortable and confident, taking advantage of roster cohesion

    Nov 6, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

    Toronto Raptors Media Day

    Toronto returns all five starters, most of its top reserves from team that won Atlantic Division last season

  7. PBT’s NBA Power Rankings: Check out those Golden State Warriors

    Nov 4, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry

    The Sixers stay on the bottom, barely able to hold off the Magic and Lakers.

  8. 67RIEFNS No. 26: More Kyle Lowry-Greivis Vasquez lineups

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Kyle Lowry, Greivis Vasquez

    Raptors point guards clicked when playing together

  9. Raptors push Jonas Valanciunas to become elite rim protector

    Oct 11, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    Toronto Raptors v Sacramento Kings

    Toronto was 3.2 points per 100 possessions better when Valanciunas sat last season. The man has a lot of work to do.

  10. ProBasketballTalk 2014-15 Preview: Toronto Raptors

    Sep 19, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

    Brooklyn Nets v Toronto Raptors - Game Seven

    Kyle Lowry and Co. return for another run

  11. Greg Stiemsma signs one-year, $1 million deal with Toronto Raptors

    Sep 4, 2014, 2:45 PM EDT

    New Orleans Pelicans v Houston Rockets

    It’s for the minimum, basically, but if you see a lot of him on the court it’s a bad sign for the Raptors.

  12. Paul Pierce blocks Kyle Lowry’s shot at the buzzer, Nets hold on for Game 7 win over Raptors

    May 4, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT

    Brooklyn Nets v Toronto Raptors - Game Five

    Raptors put together an incredible fourth quarter rally to have one final chance, but Paul Pierce denied them at the buzzer.

  13. Tuesday NBA grades: Beal, DeRozan not perfect but good enough

    Apr 23, 2014, 2:34 AM EDT

    NBA: Playoffs-Brooklyn Nets at Toronto Raptors

    Teams leading scorers were not perfect but they were good enough.

  14. Raptors even series with Game 2 win over Nets

    Apr 22, 2014, 11:08 PM EDT

    DeMar DeRozan

    Raptors win Game 2, but it feels like this series is Brooklyn’s to lose.

  15. Report: Joe Dumars to resign as Pistons general manager

    Apr 8, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Joe Dumars Introduces Josh Smith

    Official word could come very soon

  16. Amir Johnson’s put-back beats Celtics, clinches playoff spot for Raptors (VIDEO)

    Mar 28, 2014, 10:51 PM EDT

    amir johnson

    Raptors clinch a playoff spot for the first time since 2008.

  17. Extra Pass: Kyle Lowry-Greivis Vasquez backcourt sparking Raptors

    Mar 28, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    BKN Kings Raptors

    Two point guards better than one for Toronto

  18. Report: Joe Dumars, frustrated with criticism, expected to be out as Pistons’ general manager

    Mar 5, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

    Joe Dumars

    Joe Dumars might not be replaced by Isiah Thomas, but it still seems unlikely Dumars will return next season as the Detroit Pistons’ general manager. Dumars is in the final season of his contract. Ownership superseded him to fire his chosen head coach. And he didn’t make a move at the trade deadline. All signs…

  19. Too many late turnovers, too much DeMar DeRozan doom Warriors against Raptors

    Mar 2, 2014, 7:28 PM EDT

    Toronto Raptors vs Golden State Warriors

    This showdown of teams with dreams of getting past the first round of the playoffs was shaping up for an exciting ending. For three and a half quarters the teams had traded runs, made some big shots and both sides played some defense. The Warriors had been up 5 with just under 9 minutes left,…

  20. Tuesday night NBA grades: LeBron had no All-Star weekend hangover

    Feb 19, 2014, 2:29 AM EDT

    Heat Mavericks

    Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while listening to Sir David Attenborough narrate curling for the BBC as if it were Planet Earth…. LeBron James, Miami Heat. A lot of us — players and some of the media (myself included, damn Sazerac) — have been fighting off a post New Orleans…

  21. Josh Smith on pace for worst 3-point-shooting season in NBA history, but only because he’s playing smarter

    Jan 24, 2014, 3:57 PM EDT

    Detroit Pistons  v Indiana Pacers

    Josh Smith is on pace for the worst 3-point-shooting season in NBA history. That was the case recently made by Sean Corp of Detroit Bad Boys and backed by Kyle Wagner of Deadspin. There are varying potential cutoffs, but here’s how it stacks up: In NBA history, players have attempted at least 200 3-pointers in…

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