On July 4th, Kevin Durant irrevocably altered the course of NBA history. Even if the newest version of the Golden State Warriors doesn’t work well together (unlikely) or if he changes his mind before the moratorium ends and goes somewhere else (unlikelier still, but let us never forget DeAndre), the debate his defection to the Dubs has sparked rivals only the kind of frothing rhetoric spewed following LeBron James’ infamous ‘The Decision’.
The NBA Free Agency period is nearly upon us, and there are a litany of interesting free agents looking for new homes. With the salary cap skyrocketing, NBA team have a silly amount of money to spend this off-season, which means we’re going to see serious bank handed out to guys we’re not totally sure deserve it. Dan Grant, Daniel Reynolds and Sean Woodley got together to take a look at some of their favourite free agents targets and potential landing spots.
To extend the winningest head coach in franchise history and a man who just led his team to the Eastern Conference Finals seems like a no brainer. Why is it then, that there’s a small, but extremely vocal portion of the Raptors fan base who seem to think this is tantamount to punting away the next three seasons? A group intent on slandering everything the man does? A faction that, every time a substitution is made that they disagree with, or a tactical gamble chosen that doesn’t work, or there’s traffic on the DVP, seem to revel in using his name as a curse word?
When Dan Grant’s emotions get the best of him, he gets going on whatever subject is setting him off. Welcome to the Grant Rant. This week’s issue? The NBA’s L2M Report.
By: Dan Grant About a year ago, I wrote one of my favourite columns ever. I sent it out into the ether, enjoyed the response and as often happens, completely forgot […]
We made it to the end of the NBA regular season! With the playoffs starting on Saturday, it means it’s time for another Three for 3. Here come Osubronie, Grant and Reynolds to answer your burning questions for the NBA post-season.
With the 2015-16 NBA trade deadline dead and gone, it’s important to remember the Toronto Raptors still sit second in the Eastern Conference with a 35-17 record. That’s really good! Yes, that’s it. Step back inside. Close the window. Does that thing lock? Good. That’s good.
The NBA is coming up to the All-Star Break, which means we’ve just passed the halfway point in the schedule. We’re starting to see the true face of this season now: who’s breaking out and who’s breaking down. With that in mind, it’s time to review our pre-season NBA award picks.
A look through all 30 teams to answer the question: Who is the best shooting guard in the NBA?
By: Dan Grant By any measure, Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest basketball players to ever play the game. Whether you’re a fan or not, the numbers are there. Twenty, […]