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Toronto Raptors NBA Beat Reporter @TSN_Sports, @TSN1050Radio, https://t.co/DdNmiQewXL Facebook: https://t.co/EV5JRwQjZ9 IG: jlewgram

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The Raptors remain hopeful they’ll be able to host games in Toronto next season, I'm told. Several contingency opti… https://t.co/E8mImWl0sbD'Antoni next? https://t.co/DvRf4hmW6wWith the NBA's promise to give teams/players an 8-week heads up before the season tips off, the league would have t… https://t.co/rl49vIzNMwDec. 22 start date checks off a lot of boxes - would allow the NBA to play on Christmas, squeeze in a (close to) fu… https://t.co/KQr1PlgIpLWeekend reading https://t.co/U3HWWz4qQV
10/23
2020
Oct. 22, 2019 https://t.co/Cqwm3qULgHA year ago today. https://t.co/eGUncMjm3AYou lost me at KFC Yum! Center.
10/22
2020
Tolzman thinks this is a "very balanced" draft and is confident the Raptors can find a rotation calibre player at p… https://t.co/DfZQiLhKDoTolzman-"Whoever we target and bring in, we know that our development program is in place... We fully trust our dev… https://t.co/v2GHcZf6DORaptors asst GM Dan Tolzman on this year's pre-draft process: "It's very different than what we're used to. It's on… https://t.co/OxZG18EIWTFrom @JLew1050 & Jack Armstrong: A look at Nate Bjorkgren’s innovative and energetic work with the Raptors and why… https://t.co/dLjOkcsI1o
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10/21
2020
Nick Nurse on long-time colleague/friend and fellow Iowan Nate Bjorkgren: “The Pacers are getting someone who is re… https://t.co/a8MA7mbvdJ @WolstatSun Can think of a few people that might not find that so funny 😏Still my favourite Nate Bjorkgren moment: https://t.co/09S1CLrOJYAlso from that story: Lowry: “Nate is the f---ing man. He's always that positive, happy go-lucky guy, always looki… https://t.co/pra8D4TJbdI wrote about the Nurse-Bjorkgren duo/long-time friendship in Feb. Nurse, from within: "It was pretty evident pret… https://t.co/6HfCWF3ickBjorkgren was an unpaid volunteer when he started working for Nurse with the Iowa Energy of the D-League back in 20… https://t.co/6YhbEGKwrkNick Nurse & Nate Bjorkgren have known each other for 25+ yrs. Bjorkgren was 19 when Nurse coached him at the Unive… https://t.co/2ZAsznLvMAA great hire for Indy and well deserved opportunity for Nate. He will be missed on the Raptors coaching staff. https://t.co/hswfnjn0Gx
10/20
2020
Serge swatting away fake news like: https://t.co/tcMUPEG2Lp https://t.co/6fSJ2bBNJhThat Bargnani walked away from pro ball after a very brief stint in Spain at age 32 (he's still only 34), instead o… https://t.co/eHMqVX2gCSBargnani had the tools to be great. I still believe that. But he didn't fail because of strength or size. He cert… https://t.co/UjulrKlE1t
10/16
2020
Masai: “Uniforms matter to players...We want to give our players & our fans jerseys they’re proud to wear not just… https://t.co/C2ryAIfD5rThe concept for the new uniforms was a collaborative effort between MLSE’s design team and Nike. They feature “elem… https://t.co/GAbAvYkqXdWe still don’t know when next season will tip off, but we know the Raptors will have a new look whenever it does.… https://t.co/INqOSYrBekPauly is the best. One of the Raptors' unsung heroes. This is well deserved. https://t.co/PkYzHUgf5l
10/15
2020
Very cool. A couple big-time additions to the Nick Nurse Foundation. As Nick said on the @wojespn pod today: “Now… https://t.co/7yUhQheNh9
10/13
2020
Danny called it. https://t.co/ZfrAFQqEqpAnd now, to present the Larry OB... https://t.co/3h19KbZZr9Kudos to the NBA, NBAPA, the players & their families, team/Disney staff & everybody that helped make the bubble wo… https://t.co/IW4bUNYauPThe longest single-season title defence in league history is coming to an end. After 486 days, the Toronto Raptors… https://t.co/BKCXO5tAbu17 seasons, 10 Finals appearances, 4 championships with 3 different teams. Wherever you stand on the GOAT debate, t… https://t.co/L8FakPtlMQLakers rn https://t.co/5N7RfEwBVjhttps://t.co/ZcudvyKv9kThey don't come much tougher than Goran Dragic. Respect.
10/12
2020
Through good times and bad, Danny is all class. https://t.co/3dw1j6Zh8UNOT OK https://t.co/Cj60aDNrEn
10/11
2020
LeBron made the right play and Danny missed a shot. The only egregious thing about the final possession was the tur… https://t.co/7O2eQ8TLF9He can't believe it either. https://t.co/GXDJfgCVhaJimmy Butler, man. This playoff run is doing for him what last year's did for Kyle Lowry. He may not get his ring,… https://t.co/reeqhqAfv4Gonna miss bubble basketball.
10/10
2020
This is excellent, to no surprise. Give it a listen. https://t.co/tKe44jhrXv
10/9
2020
@sid_zahoui In hindsight, yes. Can't imagine he'd win it if the vote was held today, but it was done before the pla… https://t.co/poMkeSfvHK @ekoreen We can definitely agree on "it's dumb".They actually got it right this season, IMO. Voting was completed before the playoffs and before the Clippers turne… https://t.co/Ff7AM9a5tLHard to make a case for Masai this year. Raps' post-Kawhi success was mostly a result of the pieces that were alrea… https://t.co/xsC4b21DZvClippers president Lawrence Frank has won the NBA's executive of the year award, as voted on by the league's execs.… https://t.co/LPigXWoMTB👏 https://t.co/F4FM9znNTb
10/8
2020
@Aaron_Korolnek @CarloColaiacovo From a pre-bearded @JLew1050 to a post-shirted @CarloColaiacovo! Moving on up. @LaPresseBasket This is the 4th season, I believe. Pat Beverley won the inaugural award, followed by Amir Johnson d… https://t.co/ieCVc6wVbyI keep forgetting that the NBA has a "Hustle Award", mostly because Kyle Lowry hasn't won it and it's therefore fra… https://t.co/9IshH93YvsFor the 5th consecutive year, Kyle Lowry and his family will donate grocery and pantry items to help 200+ underserv… https://t.co/edftpBETDF
10/7
2020
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Raptors will not be opening Scotiabank Arena for voter registration this week, as ini… https://t.co/xCQJbWiIrr @SmithRaps Very cool. Can’t wait to read!
10/1
2020
For what it's worth, multiple Raptors and league sources say they cannot confirm the Marc Gasol-to-Spain report. I… https://t.co/Shx929L3xD @NBA_Esquire As I said, he gave what he could. "Distracted" is the word that's come up a few times, speaking to peo… https://t.co/62adzcdTGM @DerozanFan10 As I said, he gave everything he could. "Distracted" is the word that's come up a few times, speaking… https://t.co/NhMEcaQfzS @PoliticalDerz As I said, he gave everything he could. "Distracted" is the word that's come up a few times, speakin… https://t.co/EOanc7Xt5WList of players with more defensive win shares than Marc Gasol (40.5) since his first NBA season in 2008-09: Dwigh… https://t.co/2aXxbVfupEAlso, that was during what most would consider a 'down' season, by his standards (he averaged a career-low 7.5 points).In what may have been Marc Gasol's final season in the NBA, the Raptors allowed 98.9 points per 100 possessions wit… https://t.co/gvYnctEXILGasol gave the Raptors everything he could in the bubble but it was clear his heart wasn't in it, not fully anyway.… https://t.co/maj20Y7SVPThe Raptors don't win the championship, or have nearly as much fun celebrating it, without Marc Gasol. His tenure… https://t.co/LZNRzgCxAl
9/30
2020
100%, and the same could be said for Brett Brown and Alvin Gentry as well. https://t.co/ZCU3e0MKndWhat sounds better; Uncle Coach Dennis or Coach Uncle Dennis?
9/28
2020
@hustlerama Get well soon, Hustler! All the best, man.Meanwhile, LeBron James is THIRTY-FIVE and remains a force. 9 trips to The Finals in 10 years with 3 different team… https://t.co/87CpuzM2EDJamal Murray is TWENTY-THREE. As incredible as this run was – and it was mighty impressive – he’s only scratching t… https://t.co/B9Ck34RwI4“The Lakers are pulling away.” Nuggets: https://t.co/YpRtZAGKKs
9/27
2020
https://t.co/I8wiBHOHMa https://t.co/NAcK1xRU3NLakers take a 3-1 series lead. Nuggets: https://t.co/fEzZuLmdCvThey said they didn't know where Kitchener was... https://t.co/RFoixzCGng https://t.co/rSqnaJgNUN
9/25
2020
Kia has been doing great work on our network for a while, glad she's officially part of the team! https://t.co/oMHWEMkbuN- Nurse continues to lead the Raptors voting initiative. They’ll be opening Scotiabank Arena next week for U.S. cit… https://t.co/L8HcMoVJZ2- Raps assts in demand. Nate Bjorkgren is a finalist for Pacers head coaching gig. - Has been in regular contact w… https://t.co/rQfFwR7wwh- Nurse admitted these past few weeks have been rough, feeling like they’re good enough to still be playing. - Team… https://t.co/53i7hvwCRSSome notes from Nick Nurse’s end-of-season presser: - Re: extension, said process was easy. “I love it here”. Was s… https://t.co/rkVlhmWx3N
9/24
2020
Pascal Siakam finished 10th in MVP voting with 17 voting points (on seven ballots).
Retweeted by Josh LewenbergOn Masai Ujiri's uncertain future and why Raptors fans should hope they don't have to spend another season reading… https://t.co/5LnFoIOcGk
Retweeted by Josh LewenbergOn Masai Ujiri's uncertain future and why Raptors fans should hope they don't have to spend another season reading… https://t.co/5LnFoIOcGk
9/18
2020
From @JLew1050 & Jack Armstrong: No word or even a hint of a contract extension yet...should Raptors fans be worrie… https://t.co/rO1rHP7Kev
Retweeted by Josh LewenbergMasai Ujiri on Pascal Siakam's struggles in the bubble: "Sometimes we need this, almost like a kick in the butt, so… https://t.co/9dUCb4mG44Masai, wrapping up his presser, re: this Raptors team and the people in the organization: "I'll go to battle with t… https://t.co/tsGXA5R5W7Ujiri, asked if Lowry deserves a statue in Toronto: "We'll figure something out for Kyle at some point." Earlier,… https://t.co/UH2mm1FeZWUjiri on Lowry: "That guy is a stud. I'm telling the whole world, that guy is incredible... It seems to me that the… https://t.co/MOnzgHGTwTMasai Ujiri: "We know what the two pandemics are now. We have COVID and we have racism."Masai: "It was good to see the Bucks stand up for what they believe was right, which was sitting out of that game a… https://t.co/HSPgVXEqsuUjiri says he was proud of everybody in the bubble for their leadership in the fight for social justice, mentions t… https://t.co/Dkhp3qnzQiUjiri on the video of the incident in Oakland coming out: "This was very hard for me. When the video came out, I di… https://t.co/OiZorj8tRkUjiri: "Fred is a priority, a big-time priority" He also said the bigs (Ibaka and Gasol) are a priority. Earlier h… https://t.co/uXoNo3lc03Ujiri says they're close to an extension with GM Bobby Webster. Earlier he said that was his priority was taking ca… https://t.co/ubnx0O1yiqMasai on his extension talks, which he said have not taken place yet: "I think it will come. When it comes we'll de… https://t.co/naYtuNX9M6Ujiri: "I saw Brad Stevens every f---ing time I was in the elevator. I can imagine, with the players, that can be hard sometimes."Masai on the biggest challenge for him and the team in the bubble: "I think the mental aspect was really the hardes… https://t.co/VI7oG3bKE8Full Masai quote on his contractual status. https://t.co/fO0Azg9UqHUjiri says he hasn't discussed an extension with MLSE, wants to take time to reflect and then will address his cont… https://t.co/Mc7BsrmCM2Masai: "There is work to be done, make no mistake. We're all about winning here and the goal is to win championship… https://t.co/FNXMTFWzU8Masai Ujiri: "It's great to be home. A little bittersweet for me, obviously with the great season and the disappoin… https://t.co/wnCL8xoMhfSiakam made $6.4M over his first 4 NBA seasons combined. 177 players made more than that last season alone. https://t.co/VOLZu5OPpc
9/17
2020

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