The United States Soccer Team lost its first soccer game against Canada in 34 years last night. The USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter, however, had a reason for such an outcome. According to the 46-year old, there was no desire among the American players, which caused this catastrophic result. "The biggest … Read More... about Gregg Berhalter Accuses the Players of Lack of Will, Experts Slam the USMNT Head Coach
The Houston Rockets got even with the Toronto Raptors and closed their Asian tour. After losing the first game against the reigning NBA champions, James Harden and the rest of the guys responded very well and posted a 118-111 win over the Canadian team. In front of more than 30,000 spectators at the Saitama Super Arena, the Rockets had to work hard to post a victory. The … [Read more...] about Rockets Get Even With the Raptors, Close the Asian Tour With a Win, 118-111
Besides Kawhi Leonard, who is undoubtedly the guy who changed the entire Toronto Raptors franchise, the most important figure in the rise of this organization is Nick Nurse. The 52-year old coach revolutionized the Raptors' game, and it wasn't just this year. Nurse's signature could be seen all over the place even in the previous seasons, when he worked in Canada as the … [Read more...] about Nick Nurse Takes Over Team Canada
The guy who marked these playoffs and performed the best when needed the most was Kawhi Leonard. The Claw posted one of the best playoff runs in the history of the NBA. His stats were superb, and yet they are showing just one side of the domination Leonard displayed each night when Raptors played. All the problems, the injuries, fatigue, rivals were left behind. "This is … [Read more...] about Kawhi Leonard: “This Is What I Play Basketball For”
For the first time in their history, and after suffering so many failures over the recent few years, the Toronto Raptors have won the NBA title. Last night, Nick Nurse's boys defeated the Golden State Warriors in Oakland with 114-110, ending their two-year reign. After a pretty exciting and exhausting match, the Raptors triumphed after a bit odd ending. The Warriors were … [Read more...] about Toronto Raptors are the New NBA Champions !
All NBA playoff games tell stories. The pregame betting action tells a tale of its own. Yet in the sport of basketball, there are always a few journalists who are way too obsessed with the big picture to notice the here and now. Kevin Durant attempted to play in Game 5, lighting-up the Toronto Raptors with swished bombs and accurate passes until a ghastly Achilles injury … [Read more...] about Why Are Gamblers Flocking to Toronto’s Moneyline for Game 6?
Kyle Lowry had a chance to clinch the series and the NBA Finals for the Toronto Raptors, but his three-pointer from the corner has been blocked by Draymond Green. In the end, the champions pulled out a hard-fought 106-105 win, which will be remembered for a long time. They had a 14-point lead, they had Kevin Durant, the momentum, but all suddenly disappeared. Durant was … [Read more...] about Warriors Make a Late Comeback, Win Game 5 in Toronto, 106-105
Klay Thompson was back and was excellent, but that didn't help his Warriors against the determined Toronto Raptors. The guests from Canada came one step closer to their first NBA title, after posting a win in Game 4 of the finals. Nick Nurse's team rallied back after being down 11 points in the first quarter, and had a furious push in the third. Eventually, the Raptors won … [Read more...] about Raptors Near the Title, Defeat Golden State in Game 4, 105-92
The absence of Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant from the Golden State's lineup was something the champs couldn't cover up. That is why they lost at home to Toronto Raptors with 123-109, who now regained the home court advantage. Despite fantastic Steph Curry who dropped a playoff-high 47 points, the Warriors were helpless against confident and relentless Raptors who came to … [Read more...] about Toronto Better Than Injury-Plagued Warriors in Game 3, 123-109