Raptors overrun by Cavaliers after hot start

May 18, 2016 in Sports

CLEVELAND -- Tuesday night started out well for the Toronto Raptors. Masai Ujiri's first transaction after taking over as the team's general manager in May 2013, somehow moving bust Andrea Bargnani to the New York Knicks for a 2016 first-rounder, yielded the No. 9 overall...

Breaking down the Thunder’s winning formula

May 17, 2016 in Sports

In February, when the Oklahoma City Thunder were hopelessly behind San Antonio and Golden State, general manager Sam Presti expressed faith that Billy Donovan and his players could unearth a different sort of team before it was too late. "We would be concerned if, at...

Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan overcome it all in Game 5

May 12, 2016 in Sports

TORONTO -- Nothing was going to stop Toronto Raptors cornerstones Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan on Wednesday. Not injuries. Not their previous shooting struggles. Not the Miami Heat. Nothing. Lowry and DeRozan may have been banged up, but in this ugly, gut-it-out series they were determined to gut it out...