Ah, the 1990s.
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Ah, the 1990s.
After a brief hiatus to deal with objective weekly winners like <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/03/deandre-jordan-may-have-killed-brandon-knight" target="_blank">DeAndre Jordan's dunk on Brandon Knight</a>, <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/03/lebron-james-dunk-on-jason-terry-video" target="_blank">LeBron's ridiculous circus posterization of Jason Terry</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/04/doug-anderson-wins-all-the-dunk-contests" target="_blank">Doug Anderson's destruction of the space-time continuum</a>, the Wednesday Dunk Battle is back.
Landry Fields attempts a full-court buzzer beater that hits nothing but face.
Kobe Bryant has broken the collective hearts of many an opposing team in his career, but he seems to have a special penchant for sticking it to the Raptors.
At 23-34, the Toronto Raptors aren’t having a great season, by any means, but they’re still only 4.
The NBA and Hip-Hop <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/02/lil-wayne-not-banned-nba" target="_blank">have intertwined tremendously</a> the past 72 hours, huh.
Last night's Slam Dunk contest pained people to watch.
Look, the "Mozgov gets Mozgov'd" narrative has already been beaten into the ground, but you've got to admit, it works so well.
You’ll have to excuse Raptors fans’ inclination to reserve judgement on <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/01/memphis-grizzles-trade-rudy-gay">the Rudy Gay trade</a>, at least until we’ve spent the next several years making sure Ed Davis doesn’t become another in a long line of ones that got away.
After what seems like years of speculation, the Memphis Grizzlies <a href="http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/8898673/sources-memphis-grizzlies-agree-principle-trade-rudy-gay-toronto-raptors" target="_blank">finally shipped swingman Rudy Gay</a> out of town in a two team swap with Toronto.
You would think Cleveland of all places could sympathize with the Toronto sports landscape, but on Saturday night, the Cavaliers decided to turn the latest incarnation of the Bottom Feeders Cup into another painful memory for T.
A night after blowing a 15-point lead and eventually losing in overtime to Miami, Toronto's Thursday night date with Orlando appeared as if deja vu had made itself comfortable once again.
I've never been good at recognizing basketball penalties.
Canada (or #canada, if you're on the Internet) has had it rough lately.
Last week Kevin Durant <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2012/11/jeff-teague-dunk-on-kevin-durant">got baptized</a> by Jeff Teague, so you just knew it would only be a matter of time before KDTrey enacted revenge on an innocent bystander.
God bless <a href="http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-triangle/post/_/id/37817/story-time-with-jalen-rose-the-vince-carter-body-slam">Grantland</a> for giving Jalen Rose the opportunity to share the inside scoop on how things got physical between one-time fan favorite turned hated Toronto Raptor Vince Carter and his then coach Sam Mitchell.
Once upon a time, the more gullible of our ilk could watch television and believe <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVTo8hopFZg" target="_blank">LeBron James sinking full court shots</a>, or <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cu8XNJmQsCI" target="_blank">Michael Vick having the power to throw a football out of a stadium</a>.
Last night, in the waning moments of a long, hard-fought contest, the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/toronto-raptors">Toronto Raptors</a> found themselves trailing the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/indiana-pacers">Indiana Pacers</a> by just three, 93-90.