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LeBron James is probably never going back to Cleveland. We’re much more likely to get a Vince Carter and Toronto reunion. Would Raptors fans be down with that?
After a hard-fought Game 7 win over the Raptors yesterday, the Nets move on to the second round of the NBA playoffs. One of the themes of this series — the incredible fan support that the Raptors received from their fans both inside and outside the arena — appears to have stuck with the Nets, who couldn’t stop talking about Toronto’s fans after the game.
— (@_ArvinMendoza) May 4, 2014
If the Raptors win today, every NBA coach will be doing this.
We knew the people who showed up for Raptors games were incredibly passionate. Turns out, the people watching at home are way into the team as well. The only question is, will they keep watching if/when the Raptors are eliminated?
“They’re not the worldwide leader in electricians” is the closest professional people get to whipping out a “Yo’ momma” joke.
The year was 1995: Russians greeted Americans on Space Station Mir, the O.J. Simpson trial began in Los Angeles, and the expansion Toronto Raptors began play in their purple ‘angry dinosaur’ jerseys. One of these events will replay itself beginning this coming fall.
Luckily for us, there’s reason to believe that if you use the Internet, you like “Game Of Thrones.”
Welcome to “Pretty Much Screwed,” our definitive guide to the upcoming NBA season. This team-by-team preview details why it’s probably not your favorite team’s year. Here, we’ll explain why the Toronto Raptors will continue to be screwed.