8:31 PM EDT, Fri May 06, 2016
Raptors HQ May 4, 2016

Plucking positives from a wild and disappointing Game 1 loss for the Raptors

Well, that was a bit of a throat punch, wasn't it? Let's recollect ourselves and focus on some positive things that can be taken from the Raptors disappointing loss in Game 1 against Miami. Raptors fandom is the business of sadists. Toronto fans have seen it all in 21 seasons. Game 7 misses, 60-loss seasons, first round flops, emigrating stars, Andrea Bargnani - it seems no form of suffering has been left off the table by this franchise. But just when you think the Raptors franchise as reached its peak potential for fan torment, the research and development team comes out with a shiny, new...
NetsDaily May 4, 2016

Andrea Bargnani - Nets promised me more minutes

Sometimes, international signings don't work out so well. In a Facebook post Wednesday, Andrea Bargnani said he asked for a buyout from the Nets because he didn't get the minutes he had been promised.   He did not say who promised him the minutes ... or how many.  Buying out the Itlalian seven-footer was Sean Marks first move after taking over as GM in February. Translated, Bargnani's post reads... "I chose to leave the Nets and a guaranteed contract because the conditions under which they had convinced me to sign were otherwise and being used with such limited playing time, it made no...

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