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Tuesday Jul 29 | Raptors Republic

Summer Mail Bag Vol. 1 - Amir vs. 2Pat, 2015 Free Agents

If you ever want a topic to be broached on this forum, send me an email at [email protected] or on Twitter @william_lou .

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Patrick Patterson, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, John Salmons

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hardwood Paroxysm

Amir Johnson Pelts His Friend In The Face With A Training Ball For Upstaging Him In The Gym

Apr 30, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward-center Amir Johnson tries to keep a ball in play as Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams and forward Paul Pierce look on in game five of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Raptors Rapture

In Masai we trust, but has he missed out on a Golden Egg?

Apr 14, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer during the first quarter at the United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Carlos Boozer, NBA Players, Toronto Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The London Free Press

Lou Williams ready to bring it to Raptors

Lou Williams will be counted on to bring firepower off the bench for the Raptors for the coming season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Tyler Hansbrough, NBA Players, Lou Williams

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Raptors HQ

Should the Raptors put in a bid on Boozer?

Yesterday the Chicago Bulls amnestied long-time power forward Carlos Boozer. This move came as a result of signing Pau Gasol and making the necessary cap space.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Carlos Boozer, Chicago Bulls

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Raptors HQ

Masai's Masterclass Offseason

Hello Raptors HQ! I love the work Masai has done this offseason, and did a long-ish write up of his moves and where the team seems to be headed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, Steve Novak, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Soaring Down South

Atlanta Hawks Officially Waive John Salmons

Feb 3, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Toronto Raptors small forward John Salmons and power forward Amir Johnson leave the court after defeating the Utah Jazz 94-79 at EnergySolutions Arena.

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Related Topix: Lou Williams, NBA Players, Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, John Salmons, Atlanta Hawks

Raptors HQ

Who would you trade Demar for?

Now that our roster is completed for next season, let us move on to an area of discontent for some Raptors fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players

Thu Jul 10, 2014

BleacherReport

Have Toronto Raptors' Offseason Moves Created Logjam at Point Guard Position?

In trading John Salmons to the Atlanta Hawks for combo guard Lou Williams and prospect Lucas Nogueira , the Toronto Raptors effectively hedged against losing out on the real prize: restricted free-agent point guard Kyle Lowry .

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Greivis Vasquez, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, John Salmons

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Raptors HQ

2014 NBA Free Agency Rumours: Raptors to Meet With Andray Blatche

Look, if the ESPN.com report that has the Toronto Raptors meeting with Blatche tomorrow in Las Vegas is true, I get it to a certain extent.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Terrence Ross, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, Washington Huskies NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Washington NCAA

Raptors Rapture

Trade Proposal: Amir Johnson & Landry Fields for Lakers' Pau Gasol

Dec 8, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol reaches for a rebound against Toronto Raptors power forward Amir Johnson during the first half at Staples Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Players, Pau Gasol, Landry Fields, Kobe Bryant

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Raptors Republic

Morning Coffee - Sat, Jul 5

Patterson was very effective in the post-season, too - one of the few Raptors who was a positive contributor, more or less, in all seven games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jonas Valanciunas, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Raptors Rapture

Patrick Patterson Agrees to a contract extension with Toronto Raptors

May 4, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Patrick Patterson and guard Terrence Ross react after a foul call near the end of game seven of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre.

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Examiner.com

Ujiri & the Raptors: The Off-Season So Far

In his first true off-season as General Manager of the Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri has been efficient in setting about on what seems to be a clearly laid out plan.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, Tyler Hansbrough, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Raptors HQ

Raptors Lock-up Restricted Free Agent, Patrick Patterson

Of the three restricted free-agents left to sign, Patterson was the most important for the Raptors to lock-up.

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Mavs Moneyball

Ed Davis profile: Could he be the next Brandan Wright?

Remember the last time the Mavs signed a 24-year old 6'10+ left-hander from UNC who was drafted in the lottery and bounced around the league? Ed Davis and Brandan Wright aren't exactly similar as players, but there are some intriguing similarities in their career arcs that make Davis a more interesting free agent candidate than his relatively low ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Memphis Grizzlies, Ed Davis, NBA Players, Toronto Raptors, Zach Randolph

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Raptors Republic

Re: Kyle Lowry: King of the North

Glad to see that has been taken care of instead of having it drag on for weeks and have the possiblity of losing him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Jonas Valanciunas, Terrence Ross, Los Angeles Lakers

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Raptors Republic

Morning Coffee - Tue, Jul 1

The offer to Lowry is expected to be in the $12-13 million range, which according to TSN's Josh Lewenberg, would make him the 7th highest paid point-guard in the NBA next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Patrick Beverley, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry

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