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Diehard Toronto Raptors Fans Describe the Highs and Lows of Remaining Loyal

With the NBA finals starting tonight, we asked fans about the impact the team has had on Toronto.
Noel Ransome
5.30.19
Sports

Jumping on the Raptors Bandwagon Made Me Finally Stop Hating Toronto

Even though I’ve lived here for years, this Raptors run is the only time I’ve ever felt like Toronto was my home.
Mack Lamoureux
5.29.19
Sports

Does Drake Even Know Who Smash Mouth Are? An Investigation

After the Toronto Raptors made it to the NBA finals, Smash Mouth decided to tell Drake he's no All Star.
Mack Lamoureux
5.27.19
Sports

How Canadians Can Respond to Milwaukee’s Drake Ban

After a radio station banned the Toronto Raptors fan, there’s only one thing patriotic Canadians can do: retaliate.
VICE Canada
5.15.19
The Photo Issue 2019

A Photographer Takes His Love of Basketball to the Extreme in This Series

'Madison Square Garbage,' a series by Todd Midler that's featured in our upcoming photo issue, is a fabricated photographic archive of a basketball fan.
Todd Midler
5.7.19
the outlet pass

The Curious Case of Tony Parker

For those who thought Parker was going to the Hornets a washed old man, he's proven to be the NBA's Benjamin Button, looking younger and more self-reliant than he has in years.
Michael Pina
2.1.19
the outlet pass

Truth, Justise, and the Three-Point Play

The Miami Heat have put the ball in Justise Winslow's hands and it's paid dividends, but things could go next level if his outside shot continues to improve.
Michael Pina
2.1.19
the outlet pass

What is Going on With Russell Westbrook?

Is the Oklahoma City force of nature evolving, or declining?
Michael Pina
2.1.19
New York Knicks

Knicks Trade Kristaps Porzingis, Change NBA Forever

It's a gamble that will either explode in New York's face or alter the entire league's trajectory.
Michael Pina
2.1.19
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: DeMarcus Cousins and a Silly Summer of Free Agency

Also: Justise Winslow's three-point shot changes everything, answering Trade Deadline questions, investigating an interesting Russell Westbrook stat, an absolutely wild stat about Tony Parker, and much more!
Michael Pina
2.1.19
nba

With Anthony Davis, New Orleans Needs to Wait for Boston

The Pelicans have to trade their franchise player. The Celtics want him, and have the best assets, but a CBA rule means they can't offer it until the summer.
Michael Pina
1.28.19
Bill Walton

Bill Walton Was in the Original 'Ghostbusters'

You can't really call it a "cameo," but the man sure is in it—albeit the closing credits. But whatever, Bill Walton is in "Ghostbusters"!
Liam Daniel Pierce
1.28.19
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