Now, the last word on the whole DeRozan-Leonard deal

Now that the dust has settled on the big NBA trade which saw DeMar DeRozan shipped off to San Antonio with Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green coming to the Toronto Raptors, much to the consternation of all these Raptors fans, all I have to say is: it had to be done. I know there has…

The last word on yet another Raptors playoff debacle

Last night, the Toronto Raptors saw their first-place, 59-win regular season go completely up in smoke in the playoffs again, with a blowout loss to LeBron James and Cleveland to end a four-game sweep. This is pathetic, but also predictable from DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry and crew. Let’s face it: this group of guys hasn’t…

Raptors win!!! … almost

Like I said before — painful, especially the Raptors having a chance to win with 6.2 seconds left. 104-103 the final score. Oh, well, I guess there’s always the Blue Jays.

Toronto Raptors lay an egg in Brooklyn

I was listening online to TSN 1050 to all these fans on the post game show, all ready to go off the ledge because of the Toronto Raptors’ 97-83 drubbing against the Brooklyn Nets. To which I say — chill. Take a deep breath. It is not over yet. Tomorrow is a new day. Game…

It’s days like today when I really, really miss Toronto

My love-hate relationship with Toronto continues. Now I’m back to wishing I was still there given its multitude of news and activity. First, the late night comedians are all having a field day over Rob Ford checking into rehab. Second, the PCs and NDP are all opposing the provincial budget, so Premier Kathleen Wynne has…

The NBA playoffs are here. Go Raptors!!!

Yes, indeed, all of Toronto is excited about the first-round series between the Brooklyn Nets and their Toronto Raptors, Atlantic Division Champions. Of course, folks in Toronto have nothing better to do right now, thanks to the Leafs. (I was also going to say Blue Jays, but they’re not out of the race yet.) Do…