Predicting The NBA Eastern Conference 2014-15 Regular Season

Predicting The NBA Eastern Conference 2014-15 Regular Season Standings

The Heat and Pacers will not be fighting it out for Eastern Conference supremacy in the NBA this season. Both teams took huge hits to their rosters in the summer and it will be a fight for them just to remain in the playoff hunt.

Other teams see their opportunity with the changing of the guard. There will be a battle to make the playoffs in the East and backing in with abysmal play like Atlanta…

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Pro Bball Report Week in Review 10/19/14

Pro Bball Report Week in Review: Valanciunas, Caboclo, Nogueira, Durant, Lowry, Ross, Johnson, #Knicks, #Raptors

On Pro Bball Report last week: Jonas Valanciunas – Fear the Beard, Raptors rookie initiations, Kevin Durant injured, Kyle Lowry’s All-Star bid, Knicks hoarding ex-Raptors, Very happy Bruno Caboclo, Lucas Nogueira feeling better, James Johnson’s role, Raptors rotation, Ross and Valanciunas lead and more.

 
 
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“(My wife,) she not accepting, but I…

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Can The Raptors Kyle Lowry Earn A 2015 All-Star Berth?

Can The #Raptors Kyle Lowry Earn A 2015 NBA All-Star Berth?

Kyle Lowry had a career year with Toronto in 2013-2014 as he helped lead the Raptors to a franchise best 48 win season. 1417 points, 586 assists, 369 rebounds, 121 steals, 190 made three-point shots and a 38 percent shooting from three-point range were all career bests. He was durable, playing the second most games in a regular season of his career and effective at both ends of the court,…

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Ross And Valanciunas Lead Raptors Past Thunder

Ross & Valanciunas Led #Raptors Past #Thunder 109-90

Meeting and exceeding some very high expectations this season in Toronto means the sophomores Terrence Ross and Jonas Valanciunas have to take another step and in the Raptors preseason tilt against the Thunder in Wichita Kansas on Friday night, they did just that.

The game turned into a 19 point blowout for Toronto and the unlikely lineup of Will Cherry, Jordan Hamilton, Bruno Caboclo, Tyler…

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Is The Raptors Rotation Already Set For The Season?

Training camp battles or is the #Raptors rotation already set for this Season?

With less than two weeks left before the start of the 2014-1015 NBA regular season, the Toronto Raptors rotation appears set. Any tweaks Head Coach Dwane Casey might make to what should be a 9 or 10 man group of regulars are down to some very fine distinctions.

Depth Chart

Point Guard: Kyle Lowry, Greivis Vasquez

Shooting Guard: DeMar DeRozan, Lou Williams

Small Forward:Terrence Ross, James…

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Can Raptors James Johnson Accept His Role In Toronto?

Can Raptors James Johnson Accept His Role In Toronto? “It’s love,” Johnson said.

James Johnson has taken his turn at the school of hard knocks over the past couple of seasons. A talented athletic forward somewhat trapped between the three and the four, he was constantly being pushed out of his comfort zone to become the player coaches thought he could be in the NBA. Traded twice, dropped, waived and dropped again, however, the only real question is, can Johnson accept his…

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Fear The Beard North On Raptors Jonas Valanciunas

#Raptors may have their own Fear The Beard North with Jonas Valanciunas

It wasn’t easy for the Toronto Raptors Jonas Valanciunas to take his beard to the next level this season. After all, he did get married last year and as most husbands know, developing a fear the beard look isn’t always going to be a hit at home.

Jonas Valanciunas 2013

Valanciunas 2013

Valanciunas 2014

Valanciunas 2014

However, Valanciunas has a pretty good excuse for growing out his facial hair and after a protracted battle with his…

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Raptors Bruno Caboclo Is The Happiest Guy In Toronto

Pro Bball Report caught up with Raptors rookie Bruno Caboclo before the preseason game against the Celtics and the big kid who has been flashing his engaging smile all around the city recently could be the happiest person in Toronto right now.

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“Very happy,” Caboclo said. “Very, very happy because basketball is my job.…

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Raptors Initiate Rookies Bruno Caboclo And Lucas Nogueira

Rookie initiation in the NBA is alive and well – and in good fun.

Jonas Valanciunas was hinting something was about to go down after the Raptors home game versus the Celtics and it didn’t take very long for Bruno Caboclo and Lucas Nogueira to get inducted into something similar to Valanciunas’ own rookie experience.

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One is left to wonder if those hats will…

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Former Raptors Acy, Bargnani, Calderon Now With Knicks

Former #Raptors Acy, Bargnani & Calderon now with #Knicks as Toronto visits New York

Toronto fans are likely very disappointed by NBA TV Canada’s strange decision not to air the Raptors at Knicks preseason game in New York as the Knicks now feature three former Raptors from just two seasons ago in Quincy Acy, Andrea Bargnani and Jose Calderon.

Acy was a rookie in 2012-13 and the Raptors traded him to the Kings with Rudy Gay last season, but the young power forward was very…

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