Five Things To Watch: Toronto Raptors


When the final buzzer sounded on the Toronto Raptors last season, the team was left deflated on its home court after a crushing last-second Game 7 loss. It was an ending to a season that no one – not pundits, not fans, maybe not even management – could have predicted. After 18 games and a 6-12 record, it appeared as though the Raptors were destined for yet another forgettable season, lodged firmly in the bottom third of the NBA. Instead, after


Tweet of the Night: Jerry Ferrara


“@: Epic EPIC comeback. Hard loss. @” that was a gut punch!!!!!!
jerry ferrara
A gut punch, indeed, if you are the New York Knicks. Jerry Ferrara – star of hit TV show “Entourage” –  watched his Knicks come all the way back from 27 points down against the Sacramento Kings on the road, only to see it end in heartbreaking fashion. Up by two points with 16 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Jason Kidd, the most reliable Knick of all, turned the ball over on an errant lob pass to Tyson Chandler. Then, this


SH Blog: Linsanity and Dwightmare drama dominates the day


At some point, we’d like to – and eventually will – have a headline that isn’t focused on the drama surrounding Dwight Howard or Jeremy Lin. That some point will not be today, however, as the two once again dominated the story lines. Lin’s situation, in particular, was discussed by a countless number of writers, as you will see below, along with other relevant news of the day:J.R. Smith had some things to say about Jeremy Lin’s situation, from Sam


Fantasy Spin: Tuesday April 24

Tim Duncan

This time of year is so strange for fantasy owners. We’re trying hard to win our Head-to-Head playoffs or Roto leagues, but have no idea who might — or might not — actually play. Raymond Felton, assumed to be shut down for the season, started for the Blazers (13 PTS, 7 AST) but Nolan Smith (10 PTS, 6 REB, 5 AST) still got 34 minutes. As usual, the Spurs used 13 guys and limited everyone’s court time, yet still romped.