With Summer League behind us, Drew, Oliver and I got together to discuss Jonas Valanciunas’ dominance (and his MVP award), the other Raptors in Vegas, Toronto’s acquisitions since the last time we spoke (Hansbrough, Buycks and Augustin) and what we can expect from this team if this is the roster they go with in 2013-14.
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Posted by Joseph Casciaro under D.J. Augustin, Dwight Buycks, Jonas Valanciunas, Quincy Acy, Raptorblog Radio, Summer League, Terrence Ross, Tyler Hansbrough on Jul 23, 2013
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Dwight Buycks, Jonas Valanciunas, Quincy Acy, Summer League, Terrence Ross on Jul 20, 2013
While I’m firmly entrenched in the “don’t ready anything into Summer League” camp and I don’t pay attention to the numbers posted in Vegas, there are always observations you can take away from watching guys play at any level.
On that note, here’s a little bit of what we learned from the Raptors at the annual Las Vegas Summer League…
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Jonas Valanciunas, Julyan Stone, Quincy Acy, Summer League, Terrence Ross on Jul 14, 2013
Summer League is a young man’s game, but add a more polished beast to the mix and those young men are reduced to boys. Case in point, Saturday night in Las Vegas where a bulked up Jonas Valanciunas physically dominated anyone and everyone Miami’s Summer League team threw at him.
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Aaron Gray, Quincy Acy, Tyler Hansbrough on Jul 10, 2013
With news that the Raptors are set to sign Tyler Hansbrough to a two-year deal using part of their Mid-Level Exception, my first thought was the cheap shot Hansbrough delivered to Jonas Valanciunas in February and Psycho T’s general reputation as a guy who can hand out said cheap shots but backs away when personally confronted.
When you get past the fake-tough-guy stuff and actually examine the numbers, however, the addition of Hansbrough could be more encouraging than at first glance…
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Jonas Valanciunas, Julyan Stone, Nick Nurse, Quincy Acy, Summer League, Terrence Ross on Jul 09, 2013
With the capped out Raptors sitting on the sidelines of this year’s free agency sweepstakes, there hasn’t been much news around here since Masai Ujiri pulled off the impossible and found value in an Andrea Bargnani trade (which should become official when the moratorium on player movement is lifted Wednesday).