One of the ongoing stories that fans and media alike debated as the Raptors awaited official word on Masai Ujiri was whether or not he was giving the Nuggets time to match Toronto’s lucrative offer and whether he was just using the Raptors for leverage, with little interest in actually coming here. Well Ujiri’s heartfelt message of coming “home” at his introductory press conference in Toronto all but silenced those concerns, and then Friday there was this quote from Nuggets President Josh Kroenke at his own presser when asked why the Nuggets didn’t match MLSE’s offer to Ujiri…
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Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Denver Nuggets, Masai Ujiri on Jun 09, 2013
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Denver Nuggets on Jun 08, 2013
If you’re confused, you should be. Ty Lawson is a near All-Star caliber point guard for the Denver Nuggets, with no known Toronto or Canadian connections, so him showing up to KS 107.5 Summer Jam in Denver on Friday night wearing a Raptors hat is at the very least worth a photo post here at RaptorBlog.
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Alan Anderson, Andrea Bargnani, DeMar DeRozan, Denver Nuggets, John Lucas III, Landry Fields, Recap, Rudy Gay on Feb 12, 2013
Rudy Gay played the hero again, as the Raptors edged the Nuggets on Gay’s game-winner with 4.8 seconds left on the clock.
Here are some thoughts on the game…
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Denver Nuggets, Game thread on Feb 12, 2013
A suddenly healthy Raptors squad entertains a shorthanded Nuggets team at the Air Canada Centre.
Posted by Oliver Macklem under Amir Johnson, Andrea Bargnani, DeMar DeRozan, Denver Nuggets, Ed Davis, John Lucas III, Jonas Valanciunas, Kyle Lowry, Mickael Pietrus, Recap, Terrence Ross on Dec 04, 2012
Turnovers and rebounding issues left the Raptors in a serious hole heading into the fourth quarter. They trailed by 17 with six minutes to go and should be commended for clawing their way back into this game. Defensive intensity and aggressiveness on offence brought the deficit down to one.
An admirable effort in a very difficult place to win on the road.