Monthly Archives: February 2005

Raptor Report

I was gonna do this once a week, but now I’ve decided to post whenever I feel there is something that needs to be said. I did well with my last one, my old account in third in news submissions, and my last article is the highest amount of comments for an article, so here we go.

Raptor Report

This is my weekly Raptor report, giving another look to the Raptors troubles.

The Deadline has passed!!!

The fun is over for another year the NBA deadline has passed and all the trades are accounted for.

Here is a run down of all of today’s deals.

Now we have the free agent news to look forward to and the playoffs.

Another Sixers Trade!!!

The Philadelphia 76ers completed their second trade in two days, sending forward Glenn Robinson to the New Orleans Hornets for Jamal Mashburn and Rodney Rogers.

Mashburn has been hurtall season but Rogers will add to the team. It looks like AI will have the help he needs and the Sixers will be very hard to beat.

Robinson hasn’t played this year but his contract comes off the books after the end of the season.

Webber a Sixer

Chris Webber was traded from Sacramento to the Philadelphia 76ers late Wednesday night as part of a stunning six-player deal. The Sixers sent Brian Skinner, Kenny Thomas and Corliss Williamson to the Kings for Webber, Matt Barnes and Michael Bradley.

From TSN.ca

Raptors after Baron Davis

A report out of New York says the Raptors have offered three players for New Orleans Hornets guard Baron Davis.

Raptors coach fought Alston, and Carter!

Sportsnet is reporting that “Almost two months before Toronto Raptors coach Sam Mitchell reportedly challenged Rafer Alston to a fight this week, he was in an actual fight with the team’s former superstar, Vince Carter.

Karl Malone retires

Sportsnet reports “Karl Malone is retiring, ending a career in which he became one of the NBA’s greatest power forwards and was No. 2 on the league’s all-time scoring list.

Raptors officially buy out Mourning

Sportsnet reports “The Vince Carter trade to New Jersey now leaves Toronto with a disgruntled Eric Williams, Aaron Williams and two first-round picks.

Reggie Miller will retire after the season

Sportsnet is reporting that “Reggie Miller will retire after the season, ending a career with the Indiana Pacers in which he became one of the NBA’s greatest shooters.