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Counting Down the Raptors’ Top Ten Shooting Guards of All Time

By Pete Baxter Having previously counted down the top five point guards in Toronto Raptors’ franchise history, it is time to jump right in and take a look at the greatest shooting guards to ever grace Raptors’ purple (or black or gold or red or white). To be honest, this list began as a topContinue reading “Counting Down the Raptors’ Top Ten Shooting Guards of All Time”

Counting Down the Five Greatest Raptors Point Guards of All Time

By Pete Baxter Through the Raptors 2.5 decades of existence, they have had some exciting highs, none greater than their 2018 NBA Championship victory. The Raptors and their fans have also battled through some of the deepest lows you can imagine, as a struggling, fledgling franchise through the late 90s and mired with such disfunctionContinue reading “Counting Down the Five Greatest Raptors Point Guards of All Time”

Six of the Greatest Rebounders Casual NBA Fans May Have Never Heard Of

By Pete Baxter Today I would like to give a shoutout to one of the most underrated, underappreciated player types in basketball: the rebounding specialist. It can be a dirty, violent job. They play hard in the trenches where elbows fly and noses shatter. These unsung heroes don’t get the attention and admiration that comesContinue reading “Six of the Greatest Rebounders Casual NBA Fans May Have Never Heard Of”

The Raptors Should Trade for Myles Turner Right Now

By Pete Baxter According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the Indiana Pacers, at 10-16 and long since stuck in the purgatory of NBA mediocrity, are “receptive in trade dialogue with rival teams” around the key veterans that have made up their core in recent years (Pacers potentially move to rebuild, receptive to trade talks onContinue reading “The Raptors Should Trade for Myles Turner Right Now”

Should the Eagles Panic After a Brutal Week 12 Loss?

By Pete Baxter The Eagles entered week 12 having won three of their previous four games. They were red hot, led by a dominant rushing attack putting up 200+ yards per game as a team over the previous month. Jalen Hurts was playing the best football of his career. He had led the NFL inContinue reading “Should the Eagles Panic After a Brutal Week 12 Loss?”

Can the Eagles Win the NFC East?

By Pete Baxter If I had even asked this question just one month ago, I would have appeared clinically insane. How quickly things can change in the “any given Sunday” landscape of professional football. One month ago, the Eagles were coming off a tough 33-22 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders. This brought their recordContinue reading “Can the Eagles Win the NFC East?”

Ending the Debate on Jalen Hurts, Franchise Quarterback

By Pete Baxter Jalen Hurts is the present and the future of the Philadelphia Eagles. He is a legitimate franchise quarterback for the team to build around. He is becoming a star in the NFL. These are no longer questions to be debated. The Eagles started the 2021 season slow at 2-5. There was debateContinue reading “Ending the Debate on Jalen Hurts, Franchise Quarterback”

A Way-Too-Early Roadmap for the Eagles’ 2022 Offseason

By Pete Baxter There is obviously still a ton of football left to be played in the 2021 season for the Philadelphia Eagles. However, the only thing more up-and-down than the Eagles’ season so far has been Howie Roseman’s tenure as General Manager. Philly fans are, therefore, already looking with cautious optimism towards the 2022Continue reading “A Way-Too-Early Roadmap for the Eagles’ 2022 Offseason”

The Most Likely Cities for NFL Expansion

By Pete Baxter The expansion of the National Football League beyond its current 32 teams is inevitable. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk wrote Tuesday that he is hearing that “conversations about possibly growing to 40 teams are already happening, at the highest levels of the league.” While the 40-team mark is certainly a long-termContinue reading “The Most Likely Cities for NFL Expansion”

Four Reasons for Raptors Fans to Be Excited Despite Up-and-Down Start to Season

By Pete Baxter After a strong 6-3 start to the season, the post-Kyle Lowry Toronto Raptors have lost three of their past four games. Two of these losses saw them fall short against the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets, despite the return of their All-Star forward Pascal Siakam after his recovery from a June shoulderContinue reading “Four Reasons for Raptors Fans to Be Excited Despite Up-and-Down Start to Season”

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