Friendly travel advice from the Toronto Raptors: Do you find it difficult to pack for long trips? Are you always packing too much and getting dinged for extra baggage fees at the airport? If so, take some advice from the Raptors; leave that clunky defence at home and lighten the load on your next road trip. You’ll feel much less encumbered, and will have more time to see the sights, watch the opposing team grab rebounds over you, and watch people speed down the lane for uncontested dunks.
Last night the Raps, locked in a battle with five other teams to see who can allow the most points per game, made a bold statement, losing by a whopping 33 points to the Denver Nuggets.
At about 1:25 in this video, I thought for a second that DeMar Derozan was about to chase down Nene for a Lebron-style sneak-up-from-behind block…and then he just kept running, right off the court, as if he wished he could run all the way home.
Would you blame him if he did?