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Why The Toronto Raptors Championship Should Not Have An Asterisk

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe 2019 Raptors featured a strong and deep team lead by superstar Kawhi Leonard. They were successful all year and came out as NBA champions. However, many people put an asterisk next to this championship due to injuries suffered by the Golden State Warriors. I disagree with the notion the asterisk is justified, and this is why: The Toronto Raptors came into the year having just traded for Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green in exchange for DeMar DeRozan and others. It was amazing to watch Leonard adapt to a totally new system under a brand new...

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Vince Carter’s Toronto Controversy: In-Depth Look

Reading Time: 2 minutesThere’s a reason Toronto Raptors fans used to go out of their way to boo NBA legend Vince Carter. This dates back to the 2003 NBA Draft when the Raptors decided to bring Chris Bosh to Canada. The Raptors had just made the playoffs the year before, in 2002, but dropped to 3rd worst in the association, mostly because of the plague of injuries that infected the team. Vince Carter, seeing the core of the team that made it to the second round of the playoffs was still there, wanted to win-now, and trade the 4th...

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