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Sun-Sentinel
Whiteside says he won't get complacent after signing big contractI'm just trying to keep that going." Whiteside becomes the centerpiece of a te
Whiteside says he won't get complacent after signing big contract
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
I'm just trying to keep that going." Whiteside becomes the centerpiece of a team that was one victory shy of reaching the Eastern Conference finals. Even though the expectations are lowered from those outside the organization, he is expected to... Read more
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give me sport
DeMar DeRozan explains why he's happy the L.A. Lakers rumours have stoppednext season. After leading the Raptors to a franchise-record amount of regular
DeMar DeRozan explains why he's happy the L.A. Lakers rumours have stopped
give me sport / Posted 4 hours ago
next season. After leading the Raptors to a franchise-record amount of regular season wins before competing in their first Eastern Conference finals series, it was imperative they kept hold of the shooting guard. Ahead of the new season, the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Mo Williams Retires: Latest Comments and Reactionbeen in big situations before," coach Tyronn Lue told reporters. "He's been an
Mo Williams Retires: Latest Comments and Reaction
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 hours ago
been in big situations before," coach Tyronn Lue told reporters. "He's been an All-Star. He's played in the Eastern Conference Finals. We just talked about it among myself and my coaching staff just about giving Mo a chance. He came... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
DeRozan's relationship with Raptors enters unique territorypledge to the organization and the city after the Raptors were finally eliminat
DeRozan's relationship with Raptors enters unique territory
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 9 hours ago
pledge to the organization and the city after the Raptors were finally eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. The only concern was that something would go wrong, that something would get lost in... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Raptors look to grow on last year's success heading into new seasonis on the rise, certainly is trending upward, so we know going in that we'll ha
Raptors look to grow on last year's success heading into new season
Calgary Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
is on the rise, certainly is trending upward, so we know going in that we'll have to be better. We know that reaching the Eastern Conference finals last year is a watermark that we want to exceed. We go into the season knowing that we'll be a... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Tri-City handles Spokane in season opener, 8Fleury's glove 53 seconds into overtime to give the Lightning a 4-3 win over th
Tri-City handles Spokane in season opener, 8
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
Fleury's glove 53 seconds into overtime to give the Lightning a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday night to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 6 is Tuesday night in Tampa.... Read more
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CBS Sports
LeBron James, Kobe Bryant pay tribute to Kevin Garnett2012, ultimately going 2-2 vs. the Big Ticket. Garnett was rumored to have told
LeBron James, Kobe Bryant pay tribute to Kevin Garnett
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
2012, ultimately going 2-2 vs. the Big Ticket. Garnett was rumored to have told James he should leave Cleveland after their Eastern Conference Finals meeting in 2010, with Garnett's post-game comments echoing that sentiment. This is my personal... Read more
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CBS Sports
Paul George says he's 'ready' to take on LeBron for best player in NBAteam in the East last year, and still posed no real threat to James and the Cav
Paul George says he's 'ready' to take on LeBron for best player in NBA
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
team in the East last year, and still posed no real threat to James and the Cavaliers, despite taking two games in the Eastern Conference Finals. Can George and the Pacers make a run at James' throne? Or will it be the Raptors again? Or the... Read more
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CBS Sports
Anthony Davis wants to win title in New Orleans, Chris Paul said same thingan outlier. What's that? You want to know what LeBron James said on the subject
Anthony Davis wants to win title in New Orleans, Chris Paul said same thing
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
an outlier. What's that? You want to know what LeBron James said on the subject in 2009 after the loss to the Magic in the Eastern Conference Finals in Cleveland? "I just didn't have much to say; congratulations to the Orlando Magic, they played a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kevin Garnett punches big ticket to retirement: A look back on his careerKrupaAP Miami Heat’s Udonis Haslem and Boston Celtics’ Kevin Garnett go after
Kevin Garnett punches big ticket to retirement: A look back on his career
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
KrupaAP Miami Heat’s Udonis Haslem and Boston Celtics’ Kevin Garnett go after a loose ball during Game 2 of the 2012 Eastern Conference finals. Lynne SladkyAP Kevin Garnett blocks a drive to the basket by Miami Heat’s LeBron James during... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Sadly, it's time Chris Bosh lives his good life without basketballif that's how everything works out. But they'd rather have a healthy Bosh than
Sadly, it's time Chris Bosh lives his good life without basketball
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
if that's how everything works out. But they'd rather have a healthy Bosh than that. He would have helped them reach the Eastern Conference Finals last year. They can't buy a better player than him with that money. There are so many questions... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Chiefs Extends Nachbaur's Contract Through 2017-18 SeasonFleury's glove 53 seconds into overtime to give the Lightning a 4-3 win over th
Chiefs Extends Nachbaur's Contract Through 2017-18 Season
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Fleury's glove 53 seconds into overtime to give the Lightning a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday night to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 6 is Tuesday night in Tampa.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Rob Hennigan says Orlando Magic expect to make playoffs in 2016-172015, quit after just one season. This offseason, the team hired Frank Vogel, a
Rob Hennigan says Orlando Magic expect to make playoffs in 2016-17
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
2015, quit after just one season. This offseason, the team hired Frank Vogel, a coach who guided the Indiana Pacers to two Eastern Conference finals appearances. The Magic overhauled their roster in recent months. The franchise will return just... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Best basketball using Pac-12 alumsAll-Star Kyle Lowry, the former USC Trojan averaged a career-high 23.5 points p
Best basketball using Pac-12 alums
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
All-Star Kyle Lowry, the former USC Trojan averaged a career-high 23.5 points per game while leading the Raptors to the Eastern Conference Finals. At 27, it appears as if DeRozan’s about to reach the peak of his career, so for fantasy players... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Magic coach Frank Vogel: 'I feel like I'm here for the long haul'tenure as the Indiana Pacers' head coach. Vogel compiled a 431-250 regular-seas
Magic coach Frank Vogel: 'I feel like I'm here for the long haul'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
tenure as the Indiana Pacers' head coach. Vogel compiled a 431-250 regular-season record and twice guided the Pacers to the Eastern Conference finals. Vogel inherits an overhauled team. Only six players — Evan Fournier, Aaron Gordon, Mario Hezonja,... Read more
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NBA.com
Hawks hope shakeup provides spark30 Days. | Complete schedule Today's team: Atlanta Hawks The Lowdown: After b
Hawks hope shakeup provides spark
NBA.com / Posted 4 days ago
30 Days. | Complete schedule Today's team: Atlanta Hawks The Lowdown: After breaking the 60-win barrier and reaching the Eastern Conference finals to set franchise watermarks, the Hawks tapered to 48 wins last season. Check out the Atlanta... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
UMaine hockey defenseman skating out of NHL father’s shadow, forging own identitythe last time the organization won the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup. H
UMaine hockey defenseman skating out of NHL father’s shadow, forging own identity
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
the last time the organization won the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup. He scored two overtime goals in the Rangers’ Eastern Conference finals series against New Jersey, including the series-clinching wraparound goal in the second overtime of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Vegas odds not exactly in Knicks' favorthat the Knicks are the most talented team he’d ever been a part of - including
Vegas odds not exactly in Knicks' favor
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
that the Knicks are the most talented team he’d ever been a part of - including the 62-win Bulls squad that went to the Eastern Conference Finals. According to Westgate’s numbers, the Knicks have just nine teams below them and are tied with the... Read more
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give me sport
Here are three players that should be made starters immediatelyhe is in his head. He has all the talent in the world, time to put it to good
Here are three players that should be made starters immediately
give me sport / Posted 7 days ago
he is in his head. He has all the talent in the world, time to put it to good use. Patrick Patterson Anyone watching the Eastern Conference Finals between Cleveland and Toronto this year surely noticed that Luis Scola was over-matched in a lot of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Raptors president Ujiri on contract extension: ’Toronto is home to me’DeMar DeRozan. “What an unbelievable year for both of them,” Ujiri said of the
Raptors president Ujiri on contract extension: ’Toronto is home to me’
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
DeMar DeRozan. “What an unbelievable year for both of them,” Ujiri said of the duo. “They’re all-stars, they get to the Eastern Conference finals, they’re gold medallists (with the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team.) “When I texted with them... Read more
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Hamilton News
Raptors president Masai Ujiri on contract extension: ‘Toronto is home to me’DeMar DeRozan. "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the
Raptors president Masai Ujiri on contract extension: ‘Toronto is home to me’
Hamilton News / Posted 10 days ago
DeMar DeRozan. "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the duo. "They're all-stars, they get to the Eastern Conference finals, they're gold medallists (with the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.) "When I texted with them... Read more
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CBC.ca
Masai Ujiri says youthful Raptors have to find way to winoff-season "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the duo
Masai Ujiri says youthful Raptors have to find way to win
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
off-season "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the duo. "They're all-stars, they get to the Eastern Conference finals, they're gold medallists [with the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.] "When I texted with them... Read more
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SportingNews
Raptors' DeMar DeRozan calls out Sports Illustrated for low player rankingwith his ranking. His anger is somewhat understandable considering the year he
Raptors' DeMar DeRozan calls out Sports Illustrated for low player ranking
SportingNews / Posted 10 days ago
with his ranking. His anger is somewhat understandable considering the year he had (second All-Star appearance, trip to the Eastern Conference finals, Olympic gold medal), but then again, he's been angry about his ranking before. SI's reasoning for... Read more
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CTV News
Masai Ujiri pleased with Raptors extension: 'Toronto is home to me'DeMar DeRozan. "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the
Masai Ujiri pleased with Raptors extension: 'Toronto is home to me'
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
DeMar DeRozan. "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the duo. "They're all-stars, they get to the Eastern Conference finals, they're gold medallists (with the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.) "When I texted with them... Read more
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TSN
Raptors' Ujiri: 'Toronto is home to me'goal is to win." "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of t
Raptors' Ujiri: 'Toronto is home to me'
TSN / Posted 10 days ago
goal is to win." "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the duo. "They're all-stars, they get to the Eastern Conference finals, they're gold medallists (with the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.) "When I texted with them... Read more
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give me sport
The New Orleans Pelicans have guaranteed Lance Stephenson a tiny sumhas taken a nosedive since his days with the Indiana Pacers. In 2014, having l
The New Orleans Pelicans have guaranteed Lance Stephenson a tiny sum
give me sport / Posted 10 days ago
has taken a nosedive since his days with the Indiana Pacers. In 2014, having led the Indiana Pacers to two consecutive Eastern Conference finals battles with LeBron James and the Miami Heat, the forward rejected a five-year, $44 million... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Raptors president Masai Ujiri on contract extension: 'Toronto is home to me'DeMar DeRozan. "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the
Raptors president Masai Ujiri on contract extension: 'Toronto is home to me'
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
DeMar DeRozan. "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the duo. "They're all-stars, they get to the Eastern Conference finals, they're gold medallists (with the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.) "When I texted with them... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Raptors president Ujiri on contract extension: 'Toronto is home to me'DeMar DeRozan. "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the
Raptors president Ujiri on contract extension: 'Toronto is home to me'
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 10 days ago
DeMar DeRozan. "What an unbelievable year for both of them," Ujiri said of the duo. "They're all-stars, they get to the Eastern Conference finals, they're gold medallists (with the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.) "When I texted with them... Read more
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give me sport
DeMar DeRozan was trolled on Twitter after his SI 'Top 100' positionDeRozan had an impressive season for the Toronto Raptors as the franchise won a
DeMar DeRozan was trolled on Twitter after his SI 'Top 100' position
give me sport / Posted 10 days ago
DeRozan had an impressive season for the Toronto Raptors as the franchise won a record amount of games and reached the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in their 21-year history. The shooting guard averaged a stat line of 23.5... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Better in the Bahamas for the Heathis credit, he was rapidly becoming that as last season progressed, and I still
Better in the Bahamas for the Heat
Local 10 Miami / Posted 13 days ago
his credit, he was rapidly becoming that as last season progressed, and I still believe Miami would have made it to the Eastern Conference Finals if Whiteside hadn’t gotten hurt against Toronto. Like anything with Hassan, it’s normally in... Read more
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SportingNews
These 10 stars are the Basketball Hall of Fame's most egregious snubsan All-NBA First Team selection in 1997 as he joined Alonzo Mourning in powerin
These 10 stars are the Basketball Hall of Fame's most egregious snubs
SportingNews / Posted 13 days ago
an All-NBA First Team selection in 1997 as he joined Alonzo Mourning in powering Miami to a 61-win season capped with an Eastern Conference finals appearance. For the offensive brashness, the whirling dervish spin moves, the infectious energy... Read more
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give me sport
Here's why George Hill is motivated to get going in Utahshooting and ability to direct traffic if they wish to re-enter the playoff pic
Here's why George Hill is motivated to get going in Utah
give me sport / Posted 14 days ago
shooting and ability to direct traffic if they wish to re-enter the playoff picture in the west. The member of multiple Eastern Conference Finals squads will have the most NBA Playoff experience on the entire roster. Some players wouldn’t want... Read more
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SportingNews
Ben Wallace will be Basketball Hall of Fame's next great big man debatetitles and averaged over 13 points per game, while Wallace had even more playof
Ben Wallace will be Basketball Hall of Fame's next great big man debate
SportingNews / Posted 14 days ago
titles and averaged over 13 points per game, while Wallace had even more playoff success in reaching six consecutive Eastern Conference finals. As physically imposing as Shaq was, the 7-1, 340-pounder (during his lighter years) never once led... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Miocic defends UFC title in wild fightReebok “fight kit,” Black said he first heard about the fight when Miocic annou
Miocic defends UFC title in wild fight
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 days ago
Reebok “fight kit,” Black said he first heard about the fight when Miocic announced it on the Jumbotron during the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Black said he lost his “stuff,” at the news of the fight announcement. “As soon as I knew it was... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jerry Reinsdorf humble in spreading credit at his Hall of Fame inductionchanging the culture of the Bulls and never expressing bitterness for getting f
Jerry Reinsdorf humble in spreading credit at his Hall of Fame induction
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
changing the culture of the Bulls and never expressing bitterness for getting fired for Jackson after reaching the 1989 Eastern Conference finals. But Reinsdorf said it was Jackson and former general manager Jerry Krause who helped the Bulls... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Heat guard Josh Richardson suffers knee injury during Friday workoutRichardson emerged as a prime playoff contributor as the Heat came within one v
Heat guard Josh Richardson suffers knee injury during Friday workout
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
Richardson emerged as a prime playoff contributor as the Heat came within one victory of an appearance in last season's Eastern Conference finals. Richardson's 2015-16 performance had him in consideration as a potential replacement for Wade in... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Does Heat roster have the ability to pivot with Bosh?and answers. However, I don't believe Miami expects Chris Bosh to play. Without
Does Heat roster have the ability to pivot with Bosh?
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
and answers. However, I don't believe Miami expects Chris Bosh to play. Without him they were a seventh game away from the Eastern Conference finals. If they believed he was coming back they do not let Dwyane Wade leave. They would have a team with... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Top Programs of LFC - No. 8 West Scranton Invadersand had an 11-1 record in 1960, which is considered one of the area’s all-time
Top Programs of LFC - No. 8 West Scranton Invaders
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
and had an 11-1 record in 1960, which is considered one of the area’s all-time best teams. West Scranton lost in the Eastern Conference finals in 1954, 1955 and 1960. During Donato’s tenure, the Invaders won 151 games and produced some many... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Spokane Chiefs name Scott Carter as new GMFleury's glove 53 seconds into overtime to give the Lightning a 4-3 win over th
Spokane Chiefs name Scott Carter as new GM
KHQ Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
Fleury's glove 53 seconds into overtime to give the Lightning a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday night to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 6 is Tuesday night in Tampa.... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
What Raptors' Casey has learned from annual visits with Seahawks' Carrollprogression under his watch, culminating in a franchise-record 56-win season in
What Raptors' Casey has learned from annual visits with Seahawks' Carroll
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 18 days ago
progression under his watch, culminating in a franchise-record 56-win season in 2015-16 and their first-ever run to the Eastern Conference Finals. Already the Raptors leader in games coached, wins and playoff wins, it’s taken Casey years to... Read more
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Inside Hoops
Raptors sign team president Masai Ujiri to contract extensionWeltman and Webster have helped to build a team that has won three consecutive
Raptors sign team president Masai Ujiri to contract extension
Inside Hoops / Posted 19 days ago
Weltman and Webster have helped to build a team that has won three consecutive Atlantic Division titles, advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals, posted three straight seasons with franchise-high victories, including 56 wins this past season,... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Pat Riley calls Shaq (and not LeBron) the biggest 'acquisition that we ever made'red than Shaq did. The Heat’s relatively brief post-expansion history has stil
Pat Riley calls Shaq (and not LeBron) the biggest 'acquisition that we ever made'
Yahoo Sports / Posted 19 days ago
red than Shaq did. The Heat’s relatively brief post-expansion history has still produced three NBA championships, seven Eastern Conference finals appearances, and 19 postseason placements in 26 seasons. This is a decorated franchise that has... Read more
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give me sport
Why does New York think Chicago's shortcomings can be their crutch?championship since the Micael Jordan era - ironically overseen by Knicks presid
Why does New York think Chicago's shortcomings can be their crutch?
give me sport / Posted 21 days ago
championship since the Micael Jordan era - ironically overseen by Knicks president Phil Jackson - than when they made the Eastern Conference Finals in 2011. The very next year, Rose suffered his ACL injury and the Knicks' fortunes declined as a... Read more
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give me sport
The Toronto Raptors have just completed their best off-season dealthe best spell in their relatively short history. Just last season, they won a
The Toronto Raptors have just completed their best off-season deal
give me sport / Posted 23 days ago
the best spell in their relatively short history. Just last season, they won a franchise-best 56 games and reached the Eastern Conference finals for the first time. Ujiri was a wanted man and it had been reported the New York Knicks were... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Raptors sign Masai Ujiri to multi-year deal as presidentWeltman and Webster have helped build a team that has won three consecutive Atl
Raptors sign Masai Ujiri to multi-year deal as president
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Weltman and Webster have helped build a team that has won three consecutive Atlantic Division titles, advanced to the Eastern Conference finals, posted three straight seasons with franchise-high victories, and compiled a 153-93 mark — the best... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Raptors re-sign Ujiri, promote Weltman to GM roleWeltman and Webster have helped build a team that has won three consecutive Atl
Raptors re-sign Ujiri, promote Weltman to GM role
Calgary Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Weltman and Webster have helped build a team that has won three consecutive Atlantic Division titles, advanced to the Eastern Conference finals, posted three straight seasons with franchise-high victories, and compiled a 153-93 mark — the best... Read more
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CBS Sports
Raptors extend Masai Ujiri's contract, promote two in front officeway in the first round of the playoffs to a team that pushed the eventual champ
Raptors extend Masai Ujiri's contract, promote two in front office
CBS Sports / Posted 24 days ago
way in the first round of the playoffs to a team that pushed the eventual champion Cleveland Cavaliers to six games in the Eastern Conference finals. That hasn't been lost on Raptors' ownership. They announced on Friday they've agreed to a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Raptors commit to president Masai Ujiri, promote othersWeltman and Webster have helped build a team that has won three consecutive Atl
Raptors commit to president Masai Ujiri, promote others
CBC.ca / Posted 24 days ago
Weltman and Webster have helped build a team that has won three consecutive Atlantic Division titles, advanced to the Eastern Conference finals, posted three straight seasons with franchise-high victories, and compiled a 153-93 mark, the best... Read more
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TSN
Raptors extend Ujiri, promote Weltman to GMWeltman and Webster have helped build a team that has won three consecutive Atl
Raptors extend Ujiri, promote Weltman to GM
TSN / Posted 24 days ago
Weltman and Webster have helped build a team that has won three consecutive Atlantic Division titles, advanced to the Eastern Conference finals, posted three straight seasons with franchise-high victories, and compiled a 153-93 mark — the best... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Raptors sign Ujiri to multi-year deal as president, promote Weltman to GM roleWeltman and Webster have helped build a team that has won three consecutive Atl
Raptors sign Ujiri to multi-year deal as president, promote Weltman to GM role
Brandon Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Weltman and Webster have helped build a team that has won three consecutive Atlantic Division titles, advanced to the Eastern Conference finals, posted three straight seasons with franchise-high victories, and compiled a 153-93 mark — the best... Read more
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