With Leather’s Watch This: At Least The Toronto Raptors Have Rachel McAdams

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At 23-34, the Toronto Raptors aren’t having a great season, by any means, but they’re still only 4.


Toronto Doesn’t F*ck With Wale Like That

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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.


2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: A Lot Of Missed Opportunities

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Last night's Slam Dunk contest pained people to watch.


Timofey Mozgov Gets Mozgov’ed By DeMar DeRozan

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Look, the "Mozgov gets Mozgov'd" narrative has already been beaten into the ground, but you've got to admit, it works so well.


The Rudy Gay Era Is Off To A Flying Start In Toronto

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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.


Memphis Grizzlies Trade Rudy Gay To Toronto

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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.


Kyrie Irving Shoots The Raptors Back To Reality With Buzzer-Beater

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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.


Raptors DeMar DeRozan Nails Game-Winner In Orlando

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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.


It’s Kevin Durant’s Turn To Put Someone On A Poster

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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.


Ever Hear The Story Of Vince Carter Slamming His Coach In Toronto?

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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.


This José Calderón Kia Commercial Is Fake. I Am 99% Sure.


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>.


Jamaal Magloire’s Definitely Not The Guy To Have At The Line In The Clutch

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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.


ROFLMNBAO: The Best Of This Week’s NBA Action In Pictures

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Last Friday, the not-surprisingly-terrible New Jersey Nets earned their second win of the season with a 97-85 tickle fight against the slightly-less-terrible Toronto Raptors.

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And Justin Bieber Was All Like, ‘Damn Shawty’

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Last <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/12/justin-bieber-and-michael-buble-are-nhl-stars#page/1">we checked in on Canadian pop superstar Justin Bieber</a>, he was skating with the Toronto Maple Leafs as part of the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada’s efforts to make a young girl’s dream come true, before he headed off to hand out food at the Daily Bread Food Bank.

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The News Just Gets Worse For Canada

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ESPN the Magazine, or Highlights for sports fans as I like to call it, has finally released its highly-anticipated 9th-annual Ultimate Standings.


On Vince Carter, Allen Iverson And The 2001 NBA Playoffs

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/04/on-the-nba-playoffs-and-its-glamour-teams"> So far, the 2011 NBA Playoffs have been a gargantuan sized melting pot of WTF. First, the Grizzlies fooled everyone into thinking they were an eight seed and then knocked off the top ranked San Antonio (Geritol) Spurs. Secondly, Chris Paul had New Orleans momentarily ready to shock the world. He was later seen courtside at a Heat game sporting a Yankees fitted causing Knicks fans nationwide to gush with premature joy. Third, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers find themselves looking disaster in the pupils because of their current 0-2 series disadvantages. And on top of all that, bin Laden <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/05/osama-bin-laden-is-dead-obama-says">kicked the bucket</a>.

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