Ex-NBA Player Eric Montross Dead At 52 After Cancer Battle

Ex-NBA player Eric Montross — the Boston Celtics‘ ninth overall pick in the 1994 NBA Draft — passed away Sunday at his home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, at the age of 52 after a battle with cancer, his family announced Monday. The former 7-foot center was a star for the University of North Carolina. […]

James Foglio  •  18 Dec 2023
Raptors’ Pascal Siakam remains open to signing an extension

Toronto Raptors star Pascal Siakam is still open to signing a potential contract extension. On NBA Media Day, Siakam’s responses to questions about his contract only left reporters asking more questions. “I’m under contract, right? I’m a Raptors player,” Siakam replied, emphasizing his joy for playing in Toronto. “That’s what I’m focused on. I’m focused […]

James Foglio  •  03 Oct 2023
Raptors’ O.G. Anunoby rejected a four-year, $117 million extension, could become a free agent next summer

Toronto Raptors forward O.G. Anunoby has reportedly declined a four-year, $117 million extension and is expected to enter free agency next summer, if he declines his 2024-25 player option worth $19.9 million. Toronto’s offer is the max deal the club could offer the 6-foot-7 wing. Anunoby, 26, is also slated to make $18.6 million in […]

James Foglio  •  02 Oct 2023
NBA Players With Most Mike Breen ‘Bang Calls’ Last 10 Seasons

Here is the list of NBA players with the most “Bang Calls” from legendary sports broadcaster Mike Breen over the last 10 seasons. Breen, 62, is currently the lead voice for the NBA on ESPN and ABC. Game 5 of the 2023 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets was the announcer’s 100th […]

James Foglio  •  28 Sep 2023
Raptors, Heat, and Celtics targeting Jrue Holiday after Damian Lillard trade

The Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat, and Boston Celtics are interested in adding Jrue Holiday after the two-time All-Star was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers in Damian Lillard’s three-team blockbuster deal. “Portland is going to be active over the next several days to find a new landing spot, rerouting Jrue Holiday to another team. … […]

James Foglio  •  27 Sep 2023
Celtics, Bucks, Bulls, Raptors, and 76ers among teams interested in Damian Lillard

The Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors, and Philadelphia 76ers are among the teams interested in trading for Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard. Of course, it seems the Minnesota Timberwolves are no longer pursuing the seven-time All-Star. In August, the Wolves reportedly offered Portland two-time All-NBA center Karl-Anthony Towns. However, the Trail […]

James Foglio  •  26 Sep 2023
NBA Rumors: Raptors Interested In Damian Lillard Trade

In the latest round of NBA rumors, the Toronto Raptors are reportedly among the teams interested in trading for Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard. Although Lillard is only wanting to play for the Miami Heat, other Eastern Conference teams have been reaching out to Trail Blazers general manager Joe Cronin. “I’ve heard that it’s […]

James Foglio  •  20 Sep 2023
Raptors could offer Pascal Siakam a five-year supermax contract in 2024 if he makes All-NBA next season

The Toronto Raptors could offer forward Pascal Siakam a five-year supermax contract next summer if he receives an All-NBA honor in the 2023-24 season. Siakam, 29, is coming off a career season offensively. However, Toronto is still expected to trade the two-time All-Star. If Siakam remains with the Raptors and he overachieves next season, his […]

James Foglio  •  16 Aug 2023
Raptors’ O.G. Anunoby expected to receive over $30 million per year on next contract

Toronto Raptors forward O.G. Anunoby is expected to receive over $30 million per year on his next contract, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. Anunoby, 26, signed a four-year, $72 million rookie extension with the organization in December 2020. The six-year veteran is slated to make $18,642,857 in 2024-24, and his current […]

James Foglio  •  10 Aug 2023