In this week’s edition of RaptorBlog Radio, we discuss Rudy Gay’s first five games as a Raptor, the myth of the NBA “closer,” Jonas Valanciunas returning to form, Tyler Hansbrough being a fake tough guy, a potential Andrea Bargnani trade and Terrence Ross’ chances in this Saturday’s dunk contest.
Archive for the ‘Terrence Ross’ Category
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Jonas Valanciunas, Raptorblog Radio, Rudy Gay, Terrence Ross on Feb 11, 2013
The #LetRossDunk movement has served its purpose, as it was finally announced on Thursday night that the Raptors rookie will take part in this year’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on All Star Saturday night (February 17) in what actually looks like a pretty solid six-man field.
— 2013 #NBAAllStar(@NBAAllStar) February 8, 2013
Ross becomes the fifth Raptor to be included in the event after Vince Carter (2000), Tracy McGrady (2000), Jamario Moon (2008) and DeMar DeRozan (2010, 2011).
To celebrate the occasion, I thought I’d remind everyone how the 22-year-old earned his entry, and why he’ll go into the competition as one of the favourites. On that note, here are the 10 best dunks of Ross’ rookie season thus far…
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Alan Anderson, Amir Johnson, Andrea Bargnani, Boston Celtics, DeMar DeRozan, John Lucas III, Jonas Valanciunas, Kyle Lowry, Recap, Rudy Gay, Terrence Ross on Feb 06, 2013
If it wasn’t obvious coming into the game, it should be painfully obvious after this game. The Celtics are a veteran playoff team and the Raptors are an inexperienced, surefire lottery team…albeit without an actual lottery pick.
Now let’s get to some thoughts on the game…
Posted by Oliver Macklem under Aaron Gray, Amir Johnson, Defence, DeMar DeRozan, John Lucas III, Jose Calderon, Kyle Lowry, Los Angeles Clippers, Recap, Rudy Gay, Terrence Ross on Feb 01, 2013
It would have been difficult to script a better first game in the Rudy Gay era…