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The Disney Inspired History of the Toronto Raptors

As the only Canada-based team in the NBA, the Toronto Raptors enjoy a unique place in the history of basketball’s premier competition. Sports Team History Toronto Raptors Primary Logo 1996 – 2008 The Raptors can be found in the Downtown area of the city, where they play their games at the Scotiabank Arena – the home they share with the …

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When Toronto Got Buffaloed By the NBA

Sports Team History Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves in 1974. For anyone with a rich and deep history of the NBA’s relationship with the city of Toronto, there was a unique, almost profound symmetry last summer when free agent Kawhi Leonard bolted the NBA champion Toronto Raptors and signed with the Los Angeles Clippers. The switch came just weeks after he’d …

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Nearly a Decade After “The Decision,” NBA Super Teams Trend Still Going Strong

“I’m taking my talents to South Beach and joining the Miami Heat.” – LeBron James, July 8, 2010. With those words from the made-for-television spectacle, the era of the NBA super team was born. James, coming off a seven-year run where he led his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers to an NBA Finals appearance and several deep playoffs run, shocked his fans …