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Kevin Durant discovering Raptor's Matt 99% Thomas 

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Post#2 » by booyah_child » Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:29 am

Thanks for posting! Was looking for this video!
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Post#3 » by MessiahUjiri » Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:36 am

When you see unheralded guys like Fred, Norm, OG and Siakam turn into ballers, I think players are starting to recognize the Raptors Front Office. If I was a player, I would also be positively encouraged by the work Masai does off the court.

I think Masai is a goat, and still can’t believe we have a top 3 GM in the league. Thank you Tim Leiweke.
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Post#4 » by tecumseh18 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:28 am

Matty T has to adjust to the new travelling calls (lest he become another Kapono). But including that taken away shot, he was 4 for 4 from 3 against the Nets. Now granted, the Nets scrubs didn't give him the same attention that NBA rotation guys would. But you still have to hit them. And he did. Intriguing.
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Post#5 » by RyderMike » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:08 pm

tecumseh18 wrote:Now granted, the Nets scrubs didn't give him the same attention that NBA rotation guys would. But you still have to hit them. And he did. Intriguing.

That's why he's 99%on open 3s. He hits them. ALL of them (except one)
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Post#6 » by J-Roc » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:08 pm

Here was a quote from Kyrie, figuring out who Boucher was.

“They were making shots tonight,” Irving said. “You’ve got to give them credit. Even one of their — I think Boucher came in the game, and I think he shoots with two hands. When he starts hitting 3s at the end of the game and Thomas — but they had a great rhythm.
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Post#7 » by 2019nbachamps » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:23 pm

KD recently did an interview where he was full of praise for FVV and Siakam. Raptors have one of the best front offices in the NBA. We better give Masai a max deal before he gets scooped up elsewhere.
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Post#8 » by Kingsway_fan » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:28 pm

Fred and Siakim are top two Raptors imo.. that's right.. top two...
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Post#9 » by djsunyc » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:30 pm

Kingsway_fan wrote:Fred and Siakim are top two Raptors imo.. that's right.. top two...


imho, team is nothing without lowry. he's the engine. w/o him, we are nowhere close to being as good as we've been since 13/14.
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Post#10 » by Yeezus_ » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:34 pm

Kingsway_fan wrote:Fred and Siakim are top two Raptors imo.. that's right.. top two...

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Post#11 » by SalamiNcheese » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:39 pm

djsunyc wrote:
Kingsway_fan wrote:Fred and Siakim are top two Raptors imo.. that's right.. top two...


imho, team is nothing without lowry. he's the engine. w/o him, we are nowhere close to being as good as we've been since 13/14.


I think fvv will level up this year or already has but I still agree that Lowry is our best pg. Fvv might be better at iso but Lowry is much better getting everyone going and his hustle is contagious. Couple games in playoffs Lowry came out scoring 5-10 points straight demonstrating to everyone we are not losing. The team said it in interviews. Fvv has yet to show me that he makes everyone around him better. That’s the sign of a true great player. Irving is a perfect example of a guy who can score but makes no one around him better. Don’t want him.
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Post#12 » by stanch sabonis » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:59 pm

J-Roc wrote:Here was a quote from Kyrie, figuring out who Boucher was.

“They were making shots tonight,” Irving said. “You’ve got to give them credit. Even one of their — I think Boucher came in the game, and I think he shoots with two hands. When he starts hitting 3s at the end of the game and Thomas — but they had a great rhythm.

That sneak diss :lol:
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Post#13 » by djsunyc » Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:00 pm

is this matt thomas' theme song?

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Post#14 » by JonasVFTW » Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:07 pm

Still don’t see the travel there. It wasn’t on the first dribble and when he pivoted, his foot was planted.
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Post#15 » by JonasVFTW » Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:09 pm

JonasVFTW wrote:Still don’t see the travel there. It wasn’t on the first dribble and when he pivoted, his foot was planted.


Never mind, my bad. Slowed it down, he hopped. Refs are great for seeing this in real-time.
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Post#16 » by young11a » Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:12 pm

J-Roc wrote:Here was a quote from Kyrie, figuring out who Boucher was.

“They were making shots tonight,” Irving said. “You’ve got to give them credit. Even one of their — I think Boucher came in the game, and I think he shoots with two hands. When he starts hitting 3s at the end of the game and Thomas — but they had a great rhythm.



Hahahaha that's hilarious
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Post#17 » by Jcity08 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:20 pm

J-Roc wrote:Here was a quote from Kyrie, figuring out who Boucher was.

“They were making shots tonight,” Irving said. “You’ve got to give them credit. Even one of their — I think Boucher came in the game, and I think he shoots with two hands. When he starts hitting 3s at the end of the game and Thomas — but they had a great rhythm.


Kyrie & "humility" aren't even located in the same flat universe.
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Post#18 » by ash_k » Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:24 pm

Yeezus_ wrote:
Kingsway_fan wrote:Fred and Siakim are top two Raptors imo.. that's right.. top two...

:crazy:

at first it sounds crazy..but then you think about that game 6..those two closed out that game like they were the superstars of the team..the nerve of them :lol: .
I know it is preseason FVV almost looked like the number one option against Brooklyn..the only one able to J off the dribble..Kingsway might be on to something with all due respect to Kyle&Mark
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Post#19 » by Basketball_Jones » Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:27 pm

Lol Kyrie was like even their damn scrubs were hitting everything. I think we’re probably gonna take even more 3’s this year then last. We’ll be Houston East without the iso ball.
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Post#20 » by Basketball_Jones » Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:30 pm

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djsunyc wrote:
Kingsway_fan wrote:Fred and Siakim are top two Raptors imo.. that's right.. top two...


imho, team is nothing without lowry. he's the engine. w/o him, we are nowhere close to being as good as we've been since 13/14.


I think fvv will level up this year or already has but I still agree that Lowry is our best pg. Fvv might be better at iso but Lowry is much better getting everyone going and his hustle is contagious. Couple games in playoffs Lowry came out scoring 5-10 points straight demonstrating to everyone we are not losing. The team said it in interviews. Fvv has yet to show me that he makes everyone around him better. That’s the sign of a true great player. Irving is a perfect example of a guy who can score but makes no one around him better. Don’t want him.


Fred’s passing has been very good this preseason. I do think he’s due for a break out year. But agreed Lowry is the more talented of the two, he’s slowed down but I’m glad Fred may be looking good enough to take the reigns some day.
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