Official Game Thread: RAPTORS vs TRAIL BLAZERS

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Official Game Thread: RAPTORS vs TRAIL BLAZERS 

Post#1 » by RapsBulls4evr » Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:07 pm


Game Time: 12:30 PM EST
Date: Sunday, Jan 13/2008
Location: Air Canada Center, Toronto - Ontario

TV Station for Canadian Viewers: CBCHD
TV Station for American Viewers: KGW


- RAPTORS' Record: (W)19 - (L)17
Projected Starters:
PG - Jose Calderon>> More info: ... yerId=2806
SG - Anthony Parker>> More info: ... ayerId=635
SF - Jamario Moon>> More info: ... yerId=3249
PF - Chris Bosh>> More info: ... yerId=1977
C - Andrea Bargnani>> More info: ... yerId=2987

- BLAZERS' Record: (W)22 - (L)13
Projected Starters:
PG: Steve Blake>> More info: ... yerId=1994
SG: Brandon Roy>> More info: ... yerId=3027
SF: Martell Webster>> More info: ... yerId=2795
PF: LaMarcus Aldridge>> More info: ... yerId=2983
C: Joel Przybilla>> More info: ... ayerId=682

My prediction: Raptors WIN

And so the streak continues... sticky please. :clap:
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Post#2 » by N1QUE24 » Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:14 pm

we blow them out by 15+
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Post#3 » by brown_kids » Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:14 pm

I think Parker will be more than ready to play D on Roy. Parker has been playing great, and I expect this to continue into Sunday's game and his D on Roy will be the biggest factor.

Bargnani should have a decent game too. With the lack of muscle and strength, he was no match for Eddy Curry and should have an easier job on D today, and I can see him scoring a lot as well.

Prediction: Raps win due to a very nice 4th quarter
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Post#4 » by Live Free » Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:16 pm

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Post#5 » by The Boshpit! » Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:17 pm

Raps Stats

The Raps are 19-17 in the 2007-2008 season
The Raps are 2-2 when CBC broadcasts the game
The Raps are 3-4 on Sundays
The Raps are 2-5 on day games
The Raps are 9-8 at home
The Raps are 11-9 with 1 days rest
The Raps are 1-0 when Raps4evr makes the gamethread
The Raps are 7-8 against Western Conference teams this year
The Raps are 0-3 against Northwest division opponents
The Raps are 0-1 against the Blazers this season

More Stats Here
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Post#6 » by AbC? » Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:03 pm

Less choking this time please.
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Post#8 » by inrapscity » Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:36 pm

should be a very entertaining game. i'm looking forward to it. oh yeah, if raps are going to lose, please let it not be because they chocked or played terrible defense.
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Post#9 » by mangos » Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:48 pm

it's 9:30 am portland time, i guess that evens the odds a bit
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Post#10 » by I-AM-A-BEAST » Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:51 pm

We should put Moon on Roy this time. Roy absolutely destroyed Ap in the last meeting and because he handles the ball so much for them our defense was at his mercy.

Put on AP on someone like Webster, who he can handle, and let Moon use his length and Athleticism to bother Roy.
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Post#11 » by Luv 4 da game » Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:36 am

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Post#12 » by Fattocks » Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:38 am

I-AM-A-BEAST wrote:We should put Moon on Roy this time. Roy absolutely destroyed Ap in the last meeting and because he handles the ball so much for them our defense was at his mercy.

Put on AP on someone like Webster, who he can handle, and let Moon use his length and Athleticism to bother Roy.

OR, throw different looks at him. He's the only guard threat so get the ball out of his hands by using AP and moon on him at different times. Unless of course one of them sucks chunks against him (goes without saying, hopefully)
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Post#13 » by BeNicePlz » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:13 am

Portland has a sexy record but I think the Raps got it this time.
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Post#14 » by kyrils » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:16 am

9:30 am portland time

Hopefully they will all be asleep

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Post#15 » by foetopsy » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:16 am

scrub blazers don't get lucky this time, raps win 10+
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Post#16 » by Tommy Gun » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:19 am

Hopefully Smitch doesnt sit Bosh and Caldy for a long and critical stretch in the 4th Q like last time
Bargs will be an all-star while Bosh averages 10/6 in Miami
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Post#17 » by Mack11 » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:23 am

I was really irritated last time we lost to portland. Hopefully we take care of business at home.
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Post#18 » by bakafool » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:29 am

I so want us to win this game. Cmon guys, win this one for the fans!
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Post#19 » by Raptizzle » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:37 am

Looking forward to being at the game tomorrow....a bit too early, but beers at noon on a Sunday cant be a bad thing!

Should be a good one....I say Raps in a close one! I expect Bosh to have another big game
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Post#20 » by La princesa » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:46 am

If we don't win this one then man... :nonono: .

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