Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball/NBA’ Category

Former Toronto Raptor Chris Bosh inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Saturday, September 11th, 2021
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Four months after the pandemic-delayed induction of the Class of 2020, including Kobe Bryant, the Hall community gathered to enshrine 16 more new members — its biggest class ever, including former Toronto Raptor Chris Bosh.

Toronto Raptors get green light to play at Scotiabank Arena this season

Friday, September 10th, 2021
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The Toronto Raptors have confirmed that the team received the green light to play at Scotiabank Arena this season, after a season spent in Tampa. Fla.

NBA referees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 this season

Saturday, August 28th, 2021
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The NBA announced Saturday that it has struck a deal with the National Basketball Referees Association to get them vaccinated against the coronavirus this season.

Raptors sign Toronto native Dalano Banton to 2-year, $2.5M US deal: reports

Saturday, August 14th, 2021
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According to multiple reports, the Toronto Raptors have agreed a two-year, $2.5 million US rookie deal with Canadian draft pick Dalano Banton on Saturday.

Spurs’ Becky Hammon hopes it becomes normal for women to get NBA coaching jobs

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021
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Becky Hammon can't wait for the time when it's normal for women to interview for head coaching positions in the NBA and their gender isn't the story.

Goran Dragic apologizes for saying he has ‘higher ambitions’ than Raptors after trade from Miami

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021
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New Toronto Raptor Goran Dragic is in damage control for comments he says were taken out of context after the point guard was acquired last week in a sign-and-trade deal with Miami.

Mavs, Doncic agree on monstrous 5-year supermax extension: reports

Monday, August 9th, 2021
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Dallas Mavericks superstar guard Luka Doncic agreed to terms on a five-year, $207 million supermax rookie extension, multiple media outlets reported on Monday.

Kevin Durant re-signs with Nets on four-year, $198M contract

Sunday, August 8th, 2021
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The Brooklyn Nets officially announced the signing of All-NBA forward Kevin Durant to a multi-year extension on Sunday. The team declined to give details, but Durant's media company, Boardroom, announced that it was a four-year, $198 million US extension.

Raptors confirm sign-and-trade deal sending star guard Kyle Lowry to Miami Heat

Friday, August 6th, 2021
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The Toronto Raptors have confirmed the sign-and-trade deal sending star guard Kyle Lowry to the Miami Heat. In exchange for the six-time all-star, Toronto gets veteran guard Goran Dragic and young forward Precious Achiuwa.

Brooklyn, Phoenix trade guards Jevon Carter, Landry Shamet

Friday, August 6th, 2021
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The Brooklyn Nets acquired backup guard Jevon Carter and the draft rights to centre Day'Ron Sharpe from the Phoenix Suns for guard Landry Shamet. Both teams announced the deal Friday.