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Team USA and DeMar DeRozan Bring Home the Gold
After a rocky start, Team USA refocuses to beat Serbia, capping the FIBA Basketball World Cup Tournament with a dominant 129-92 win. As the final seconds of the FIBA World Cup counted down, Mason Plumlee dribbled out the clock and the celebrations began: Team USA were champions again.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
DeMar DeRozan - Toronto Raptors MJ
Aug 20, 2014; New York, NY, USA; United States guard DeMar DeRozan controls the ball against Dominican Republic forward James Maye during the second quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Many lines have been written about DeMar DeRozan, some of them good, some of them not so good.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
MLSE, heal thyself - rebuild your executive suite this way
Jan 13, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Steve Novak and guard DeMar DeRozan welcome the newest Toronto FC player Michael Bradley as MLSE president and CEO Tim Leiweke introduces him before the game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Air Canada Centre. The Raptors beat the Bucks 116-94.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Clippers re-sign free-agent forward Turkoglu
The Clippers have re-signed free-agent forward Hedo Turkoglu , who played in 38 games with the team last season. The 35-year-old Turkoglu is a 14-year NBA veteran who also has played for Orlando, Phoenix, Toronto, San Antonio and Sacramento.
FIBA World Cup: Team USA Steamrolls Jonas Valanciunas and Lithuania
The highly anticipated matchup between Valanciunas' Lithuania squad and DeMar DeRozan's Team USA turned out to be a dud as the Americans continued their streak of blowing out opponents in a 96-68 win. All Raptors ' fans' eyes were on this one, at least on the stat-sheets if not game itself since it was going on smack in the middle of the day.
Crowdsourcing: An extension for Amir Johnson
It's the summer of 2010. All eyes were fixed on unrestricted free agent Chris Bosh.
FIBA World Championship results - JV out, DD in
Aug 20, 2014; New York, NY, USA; United States guard DeMar DeRozan controls the ball against the Dominican Republic during the first quarter of a game at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The U.S. and Lithuania met Thursday in the FIBA World Championship semi-final game .
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Off-season Transactions that Rocked the NBA
Paul George's gruesome injury has completely changed the Indiana Pacers' outlook this season... - Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports This article is basically just a summary of off-season moves that changed the Fantasy Basketball landscape. But instead of breaking down every team's player transactions , I'll highlight some of the major events from this past summer.
Serbia beats Brazil to advance to Basketball World Cup semis
Brazil and its trio of NBA centres in Varejao, Tiago Splitter and Nene beat Serbia 81-73 in the group phase last week. But Serbia bettered the bigger Brazilians inside and out and turned a five-point halftime advantage into a blowout by outscoring Brazil 29-10 in the third period.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
DeMar Derozan's Recruitment Mission
DeMar is most likely having a wonderful time, as both a player and a person, at the FIBA World Cup, especially with no real competition anymore since Spain lost. However, he is also a Toronto Raptor, and needs to be helping the Raptors recruit future stars, and theres one with a huge target on his back.
Chauncey Billups, once a Raptor, retires from NBA
Dec 13, 2013; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons shooting guard Chauncey Billups signs autographs for fans before the game against the Brooklyn Nets at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports Oct 30, 2013; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups during the fourth quarter against the Washington Wizards at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
FIBA Update: Jonas Valanciunas on to the Semis
After Valanciunas' up and down performances in the first three games of Lithuania's FIBA World Cup run, we look to see how things have changed as we creep deeper into the knockout rounds. Last week, I checked in on Jonas Valanciunas and the Lithuanian team at the FIBA World Cup through half of round robin play.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
FIBA World Cup Group Play Turning into Highlight Show for Team USA
After just four games of preliminary-round play, Team USA clinched a spot in the round of 16 and won its Group C with a 106-71 victory over the Dominican Republic on Wednesday. led the way for the United States with 16 points, but the club's fourth consecutive win was in large part due to another ensemble effort.
Re: FIBA World Cup Recap: Valanciunas shines, DeRozan improves
Day 5 of FIBA World Cup action wrapped up with both Jonas Valanciunas and DeMar DeRozan's teams emerging victorious. Lithuania beat Korea 79-49, while the United States toppled the Dominicans 106-71.
Masai Ujiri On Tim Leiweke's Departure, DeMar DeRozan's Growth And More
In a radio appearance yesterday, Masai Ujiri expressed disappointment in Tim Leiweke's departure and praised DeMar DeRozan's work ethic.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Ujiri: Raptors ready to handle increased expectations
Coming off their first playoff appearance in five seasons, Masai Ujiri says the Raptors are welcoming the increased expectations that the team will encounter heading into the 2014-15 season.
U.S. muscles past New Zealand at Basketball World Cup
U.S. and Toronto Raptors player DeMar DeRozan, left, drives to the hoop against New Zealand at the Basketball World Cup on Tuesday in Bilbao, Spain.
Recap: DeRozan and Team USA Smash Finland, Turkey in the FIBA World Cup
With the opening weekend of the FIBA World Cup in the books, we assess Team USA's first two games and the role the Raptors' DeMar DeRozan had in each.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
DeMar DeRozan gets some love, and here's why
December 16, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada; Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan goes up for a lay up as Houston Rockets guard James Harden defends in the first half at the Air Canada Centre.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The Top 3 Raptors ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Reactions
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continued its surge through social media this week.