“I felt terrible in the layup line”: When Kobe Bryant revealed he had a sore knee just moments before dropping 81 points on the Toronto Raptors

Just moments before dropping 81 points against the Toronto Raptors, Lakers legend Kobe Bryant revealed he felt “terrible” in the layup line. Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest icons the sporting world has been privileged to witness. After dedicating uncountable…

“I will sign a one-day contract and retire as a Toronto Raptor”: Kyle Lowry opens up about a potential reunion with the Canadian franchise

Heat guard Kyle Lowry recently talks about a potential homecoming with the Toronto Raptors, adding that the city of Toronto still remains his home. Kyle Lowry has had an eventful tenure with the Toronto Raptors. In his nine years with…

“It is impossible for Stephen Curry to have a bad game, and he proved it again tonight!”: MVP frontrunner generates offense for others as Warriors cruise past the Raptors 119-104

Warriors’ Stephen Curry proves he cannot have bad days, despite lack of scoring, helps the team by generating offense all around The Golden State Warriors won their first game of the three-game homestand. They hosted the Toronto Raptors and took…

“Golden State Warriors set to add Klay Thompson to their 14-2 team?!”: Thompson gets the all-clear to join all-team training for Warriors, return set before Christmas Day

Klay Thompson has finally been given the medical green light from the Golden State Warriors medical staff and could return in the week of Christmas.  It’s a three-point game as the clock rolls down to 2:30. Kyle Lowry decides to take…

“I just fell in love with Kobe Bryant and Allen Iverson at the 2001 NBA Finals”: Raptors guard Fred VanVleet recollects his love for the Lakers legend growing up

Very few players in the league have the kind of drive like the Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet has. He reveals that got it from the likes of Kobe Bryant and Allen Iverson. We see a lot of guys being…

“Chris Paul spun me around and double-crossed me”: Fred VanVleet reveals his welcome to the NBA moment and being awestruck by the likes of LeBron James and Stephen Curry

During a recent appearance on the All The Smoke podcast, Fred VanVleet shared his welcome to the NBA moment, having a Chris Paul connection. The marksmen spoke about the players he idolized in the league. Fred VanVleet is one of…

“Cade Cunningham is not a superstar who cries over scoring only 10 points”: Dwane Casey heaps praise on rookie superstar’s mentality after win over Toronto Raptors

Pistons head coach Dwane Casey sang the praises of No 1 overall pick, Cade Cunningham, after leading the Pistons to a tough win vs Raptors. Cade Cunningham hasn’t had the dream start that you’d hope for when entering the NBA.…

“Fred VanVleet, that gesture is absolutely obscene!”: NBA fines the Raptors guard $15,000 for his inappropriate “Big Balls” dance against the Sixers

After knocking down a clutch three-pointer against the 76ers, Fred VanVleet broke out the “obscene gesture” – the “big balls” celebration. Fred VanVleet has been having a career-best season so far. With the departure of Kyle Lowry, and Pascal Siakam…

“Fred VanVleet really did Sam Cassell’s ‘big balls’ dance after hitting a 3”: NBA Twitter erupts as the Raptors guard breaks out the controversial celebration against the Sixers

After knocking down a clutch three-pointer against the 76ers, Fred VanVleet breaks out the controversial “big balls” celebration. The Toronto Raptors led by Fred VanVleet were hosted by a short-handed Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. Despite playing without…

“Hey look, I need my money back first, NBA”: Montrezl Harrell clears the air over his verbal spat with Drake that cost him $2000

Wizards center Montrezl Harrell got involved in a war of words with rapper Drake and got hit with a technical in the season opener vs Raptors It was the Toronto Raptors’ first home game in over a year due to…