Archive for the ‘Tyler Hansbrough’ Category

Phoenix Suns v Toronto Raptors

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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Indiana Pacers v Miami Heat - Game Seven

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…

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Indiana Pacers v Miami Heat - Game Seven

UPDATE: An agreement is reportedly in place:

Read below for my thoughts on the original report of “serious talks” between the Raptors and Hansbrough…

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