Posts Tagged ‘Toronto Raptors’

Clueless: The Rudy Gay trade

It’s been more than 24 hours since we knew Rudy Gay was going to be a Toronto Raptor, and for the life of me I still can’t figure out the logic behind the deal for any party. Well, maybe that’s a bit harsh. Detroit have done pretty well in getting Jose Calderon for Austin Daye […]

Top Ten Most Likely: 2010-11 Edition

Just as he did a couple of seasons ago, Tizzle is back to look at the most likely headlines awaiting us in 2010-2011. Read all about it! 1. Carmelo Anthony Suits Up For NY His intentions were clear before, after a summer of Broadway flirtation, but now they are 100% obvious. Amar’e took one step […]

Sunday Six Pack: Overrated Sheed, Mr Bosh and the Exciting Hawks

ONE: Roundup of the Aussies in pre-season competition. Bogut had a solid outing against the Bulls with 12 points (on 6-9 shooting), 5 rebounds and 2 assists in just 18 minutes. In the first five minutes the big man had 6 points, 2 rebounds and a block – a start that raised the spirits of […]

Is the Jawai Factor real?

With the ‘Australians in the NBA’ count currently at 2, and one of them injured (Bogut), this leaves big Nate to carry the hopes of a nation. Big Nathan Jawai that is. Only Jawai has struggled to stay in the Raptors lineup thanks to a recent demotion to the D-League. What has happened to the […]

2008-2009 Season Preview: The Pretenders

It’s late October so you know what that means. Every basketball website /blog /magazine /podcast on the planet feels the need to look at every team and try to predict what’s going to happen in 08-09. Here at NBAMate we thought we’d do things a little differently. Rather than look at each team and try […]

Tizzle goes to New York

My Knicksperience in New York – PART I Hey everyone, Tizzle here. Thought I’d put together some thoughts and observations about my trip to NY to see the Knicks. Hope you enjoy. Game 1 vs. Houston My NBA cherry was to be popped tonight and I was pumped. Walking down 7th towards the Garden I […]