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TTC, Metrolinx struggle to cope with Raptors parade crowd

Toronto’s public agencies struggled to cope on Monday as hundreds of thousands of basketball fans descended downtown to join in the Raptors’ victory parade.Transit providers were overwhelmed as crowds inundated surface routes and rail stations, and while emergency services initially reported the situation was challenging but manageable, a shooting near the parade’s end-point at Nathan Phillips Square caused...

United States Sports Academy May Athletes of the Month are Leonard and King

USSA.edu DAPHNE, Ala. – A pair of top American athletes have won the United States Sports Academy’s contest for the May Male and Female Athlete of the Month honors. Basketball player Kawhi Leonard and swimmer Lilly King took home the institution’s top honors for the month. Leonard averaged 30 points in 12 NBA Playoff games for the Toronto Raptors...

Cam Johnson close to joining rare company as a top NBA pick – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cam Johnson close to joining rare company as a top NBA pick Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh isn't known for producing first-round NBA draft picks, but Cameron Johnson is close to realizing an improbable dream. Source link

Lakers Reportedly Targeting Kawhi Leonard After Anthony Davis Trade

The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly shifting their focus to Kawhi Leonard after acquiring Anthony Davis in a blockbuster deal with the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor reports. The Lakers' pursuit of Leonard couldn't come at a better time. After playing just nine games during the 2017-18 campaign with the Spurs before getting dealt to the Toronto Raptors, Kawhi needed to...

LeBron James reacts to Anthony Davis trade

Anthony Davis is a Los Angeles Laker. He was traded to the team on Saturday in exchange for Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram and three first-round picks including No. 4 overall this year. The deal ends months of rumors and speculation. In the end, it didn't matter how much the New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets or...

6 keys in Toronto’s rise in NBA

FOR the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors are NBA champions. They accomplished this by outplaying a tremendous dynasty in the Golden State Warriors. In honor of the city of Toronto, which is coined as “The Six,” here are the six areas that led the Raptors to victory:1) HEALTH. Throughout the playoffs, the Raptors have managed...

NBA ’19-20 Power Rankings: Anthony Davis Makes Lakers THE Contender?

Win 67% of Neutral Court Sims and Projected for 59 WinsThey have an 86.4% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 60.2% chance of getting past round 2. Their chances of then winning the East is 35.7%. They have 23.3% chance of winning the championship. The sum of...

Anthony Davis’ Pelicans era ends with trade: See biggest games, records in New Orleans career | Photos

FINAL FLASHES OF GREATNESS BEFORE ... THE GAMES: Pelicans 114, Dallas Mavericks 112; Brooklyn Nets 126, Pelicans 121; Pelicans 121, L.A. Clippers 117WHEN: Dec. 28, 2018 (Mavs);...

What is Nikola Jokic’s 2019-20 ceiling?

Denver Nuggets’ All-Star center Nikola Jokic became a head-turning force last year, leaving fans salivating in anticipation for his 2019-20 season.Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic has all the tools necessary for the modern day big man, including sky-high hops, a chiseled physique and the endurance of a marathon runner. OK, maybe not exactly.What Jokic does possess, however, is...

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Monday, October 28 – Live NBA scores, updates, news, stats and...

The first week of the NBA season is coming to a close with a five-game slate this Monday! Take a look at some key...

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