WATCH | Wolfpack introduce Sonny Bill Williams: A French soccer legend is coming to Canada. Toronto FC is looking for a new designated player, opting not to pick up the option on Pablo Piatti.GM Ali Curtis said while TFC will talk to the 31-year-old Argentine midfielder and his representative about returning next season, it is not interested in having him back as a DP. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. But the Raptors just keep winning — a testament to their drafting and player development. But he overcomes that weakness with a willingness to fight for loose balls and sky for rebounds. Fred VanVleet wanted a team to show him the money this offseason and the Toronto Raptors stepped up. Player Pos. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. ET. When they credited Drake for creating that raucous atmosphere, Williams interjected to say that, while the artist should get "some credit," Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan (who was traded last year for Leonard) should get more. The 22-year-old Ole Miss product boasts a positive plus/minus in all but two games he's played this season. Henry spent four seasons at the end of his playing career in MLS with the New York Red Bulls, but he's better known for helping lead France to victory at the 1998 World Cup. That [stuff] is s hard. All those men have played 40-plus minutes at different times this season. In the second game, the Los Angeles Lakers will face the LA Clippers at 10:30 p.m. ET. The Toronto Raptors are planning on being big players for Giannis Antetokounmpo's services if he's a free agent next summer, and a TV show might be helping them send not-so-subtle messages his way. If soon-to-be free agent Kawhi Leonard decides to leave Toronto next month after bringing the Raptors through their most successful season in franchise history, it won't be our city's fault. The official site of the Toronto Raptors. On his ESPN radio show, Jalen & Jacoby, he claimed that no good NBA players really want to play for the Toronto Raptors. He leads the league with 38.5 minutes per game, and he's doing it without giving up any of the controlled frenetic energy that he and Lowry share. The Raptors management has filled its powerhouse roster with American and foreign-born players - Cameroonian Pascal Siakam; Marc Gasol from Spain; Serge Ibaka, originally from the Congo. The Raptors have won one conference title and one NBA championship (both 2019). Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports . Southern Europeans on the Toronto Raptors NBA team agree that the city's multicultural feel makes it a great destination for foreign players, as long as they pack a … Now, because of Ibaka's sprained ankle, Boucher's taken over the backup centre role for Toronto. Watch the full press conference from London as the Toronto Wolfpack introduce Sonny Bill Williams, after signing him to the richest contract in rugby history. Toronto, meanwhile, has seven proven go-to players who have been relied on heavily at times this season, with its two point guards (Lowry and Fred VanVleet), its ex-Spurs (Green and Leonard) and its foreign big-man contingent (Siakam, Ibaka and Gasol). Canada, home to the champion Raptors and a country that saw a record six players taken in the 2019 NBA Draft 2019, tops the list with 16. 2020 Toronto Raptors Roster Top Questions. Teams put on presentations and pull out all the stops to woo a player to come, or stay, in their city. New York Knicks (2019–present) Khem Birch. Golden State Warriors (2017–2018) Toronto Raptors (2018–present) Ignas Brazdeikis. The golden generation was supposed to be done. In the opening game, the defending NBA Champion Toronto Raptors will host the New Orleans Pelicans at 8 p.m. Kawhi Leonard, 2018-19: 26.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists per game. The team’s president, Masai … Last season, Siakam leapt from 7.3 to 16.9 points per game. On Nov. 11, 2014, Dirk Nowitzki passed Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon on the NBA's all-time scoring list to become the highest-scoring foreign-born player in league history. Boucher's energy and effort would make him your favourite fourth-line NHL forward. He retired from national play as France's all-time leading scorer, a title he holds to this day. Team(s) played Career Regular season Playoffs Year (pick) Team Notes Ref. '", With Kawhi Leonard’s free agency decision looming, LA Clipper Lou Williams talks about how Americans don’t want to play in Canada pic.twitter.com/f8RjOivOl9. Specifically, American players receive a “foreign tax credit” in the U.S. for a portion of taxes paid to Canada. Depending on the athlete's country of origin (i.e. He said that when he was traded to Toronto, he was introduced to what he called the "Queen Elizabeth tax hike". Load not the US/Western Europe) they may need a temporary work permit (TWP) just to even enter the country to play the 1 or 2 games in Toronto a year. Forward . Unsubscribe anytime or, Sign up for our free email newsletter so you’re always in the know. You can unsubscribe anytime or. Before his debut, he had garnered comparison to VanVleet for his path to the NBA, as he rejected some second-round offers in favour of choosing his own team and own situation. They pay taxes based on their citizenship and residency. Equipe de basket, toutes les informations de Toronto Raptors. But the Raptors just keep winning — a testament to their drafting and player development. Join the conversation Piatti joined Toronto in February from Spain's Espanyol on a one-year contract plus an option. CBC Sports figure skating analyst Pj Kwong picked both to top the podium, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Pittsburgh says Crosby will miss at least six weeks after surgery to repair a core muscle injury which he suffered on the weekend. Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry was named head coach of the Montreal Impact on Thursday. In the second game, the Los Angeles Lakers will face the LA Clippers at 10:30 p.m. He's reportedly earning $9 million over two years with the Wolfpack, plus an ownership stake. The Toronto Raptors are planning on being big players for Giannis Antetokounmpo's services if he's a free agent next summer, and a TV show might be helping them send not-so-subtle messages his way. Canada reviewing NBA plan to play in Toronto amid pandemic The Raptors and the NBA need an exemption to a requirement that anyone entering Canada for … LeBron James and a handful of Toronto Raptors players admitted over the weekend they thought about leaving the Disney World bubble in the name of social justice and mental exhaustion. Toronto Raptors Players. In his breakout against the Clippers, Davis consistently made the right reads out of pick-and-roll set plays, leading to clean attempts at the rim for himself and his teammates. An updated look at the Toronto Raptors 2020-21 salary cap table, including team cap space, dead cap figures, exceptions, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses. With potential uncertainty ahead at point guard, the Toronto Raptors chose two backcourt players in the NBA draft Wednesday night, selecting 6-foot-1 San Diego State guard Malachi Flynn 29th overall and 6-foot-5 Nevada guard Jalen Harris 59th. I see the evolution based on what Steve Nash started, and now with the Raptors. In 1994, the Toronto Raptors were an expansion team in a foreign land saddled with a Spielberg-inspired name and a cartoon dinosaur on the players chests. Yes, it's only been 11 games. Includes news, scores, schedules, statistics, photos and video. And then you have kids, you're raising your kids out in Canada...", "One you're there, you're like 'oh, this is dope.' Subscribe to The Buzzer below. With a midrange jumper early in the fourth quarter of a game against the Sacramento Kings, the German passed Olajuwon's tally of 26,946 points for what was ninth (at that time) on the league's all-time scoring list. Also, whether Raptors players play in Toronto or Tampa, they would be subject to “jock taxes” on most road games. Nick Nurse isn’t exactly sure yet how the practice setup for the Raptors will work this season at the team’s temporary home in Tampa, Florida. In addition to the 108 international players on 2019-20 opening-night rosters, there are a record 11 international players from eight countries on “two-way” contracts. Unsurprisingly, he's shown no fear. A new episode of a Raptors docuseries highlighted the franchise's pursuit of the two-time MVP during the 2013 NBA Draft and, frankly, the message wasn't subtle. Toronto Raptors list of players. On his ESPN radio show, Jalen & Jacoby, he claimed that no good NBA players really want to play for the Toronto Raptors. Today's edition of our newsletter is about the Raptors' impressive depth. They were a common starting combination in games Leonard sat last season, and so it made sense for that to continue with the Finals MVP now in Los Angeles. Josh Lewenberg: Nurse indicated that Boucher should be the first big off the bench on most nights, with Len playing situationally against bigger 2nd units. OG Anunoby. In 1994, the Toronto Raptors were an expansion team in a foreign land saddled with a Spielberg-inspired name and a cartoon dinosaur on the players chests. Many of the players on the Raptors have homes in the United States, and they reside there during the off-season time. ", - Lou Williams, 2019 pic.twitter.com/jvFvvfJeyE. Toronto Raptors scores, news, schedule, players, stats, rumors, depth charts and more on RealGM.com Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) looks to pass during first half NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball action against the Boston Celtics, … Just throw random hot takes around and hope for clicks," wrote one fan on Twitter. In the second game, the Los Angeles Lakers will … Now, there's the second-most players in terms of foreign players in the NBA and it continues to grow. Immanuel Quickley, the SEC Player of the Year and a guy who can bomb threes with the best of them (42.8 percent last season), seems like a good fit for the Raptors. The podcast hosts did commend Toronto for its fans and atmosphere, noting that players may be more interested in joining the team now that they've seen what the city is like through the NBA Finals. That's half of the players who saw the floor for Toronto in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Canada and the US have a tax treaty that forgoes dual taxation/gives foreign tax credit towards US tax liability. Toronto hopes to re-sign free agent point guard Fred VanVleet, while six-time All-Star Kyle Lowry, now 34, has one year remaining on his contract. But the Raptors just keep winning — a testament to their drafting and player development. Location: Toronto, Canada Team … That's half of the players who saw the floor for Toronto in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Watch live coverage of the Russia event on CBCSports.ca. Canada's team was supposed to be decimated by the departures of Kaetlyn Osmond, Patrick Chan, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford. This list comprises all Italian players who have played in the NBA since its foundation in 1946. FILE - Toronto Raptors' head coach Nick Nurse yells to his players during the first half of an NBA basketball conference semifinal playoff game against the Boston Celtics in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., in this Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, file photo. ET. You see, not only is Toronto cold most of the time, Canada is a foreign country for the majority of players in the NBA. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File) The Canadian, who's one year older than Siakam and VanVleet, does not lack for confidence. National Basketball Association (NBA) Upcoming season or competition: 2020–21 NBA season Sport Basketball Founded June 6, 1946 ; 74 years ago (1946-06-06) (as BAA), New York City, New York, U.S. Inaugural season 1946–47 Commissioner Adam Silver No. Others are suggesting this is just another veiled attempt by the Clippers to attract Kawhi. LeBron James and a handful of Toronto Raptors players admitted over the weekend they thought about leaving the Disney World bubble in the name of social justice and mental exhaustion. We reserve the right to close comments at any time. It really hit home when I signed to play for the Raptors in my final year in the NBA. All three parties agree that Drake isn't enough to warrant any player coming to Canada for, but maybe Leonard will want to stay for all the free stuff and you know, the team. Toronto Raptors 2020-21 Salary Cap. Twenty-nine NBA teams continued the process Tuesday of getting better. "Once you're there, you'll love playing for the Raptors, you'll love playing for the country," said the 32-year-old NBA veteran of Toronto in an episode of Gilbert Arenas and Mike Botticello's No Chill Podcast published Wednesday, "But that fourth, fifth month into the season, you're like 'goddamn, I want to go home. However, Toronto's decision to forgo a natural third point guard on the roster meant Lowry and VanVleet would have to carry an especially heavy load. SP: But certainly you consider yourself a pioneer as well, correct? They'll be back in action at the Rostelecom Cup this weekend, and CBC Sports figure skating analyst Pj Kwong picked both to top the podium. "It is a privilege and honour to live in Toronto and Canada. Read more about Crosby's injury and recovery timeline here. Five players were released Tuesday before Canada could get back on the ice to prepare for the upcoming world junior men's hockey championship in Edmonton. Lowry's thumb injury immediately tested that choice; VanVleet's performance ensured the team is passing with flying colours. Crosby heads to the IR with 17 points in 17 games, 12 of which were spent without an injured Evgeni Malkin. We'll see how that works out for them in a few days. It already seems as though he made the right call. There are a lot of positive attributes both the Maple Leafs and Raptors can focus on: competitive clubs, a lively, safe and clean city, cosmopolitan atmosphere, fine restaurants and nightlife. All the players in the NBA will have passports that will let them travel to the US and Canada as some players in Toronto and other NBA teams are from other countries. The impact of this rate is mollified to some degree by U.S. tax law. Rose blamed Canada's high tax rates for being the reason why no talented NBA free agents will voluntarily play for the Raptors. Remember, they were the first team to ever win the title without a top-14 draft pick on its roster. ... Raptors 2020-21 Roster. The Eastern Conference Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks features two of the best players in the NBA. He lasted just 14 months as manager of Monaco in the French league, where he won a measly four games in 20 tries. ET. A new episode of a Raptors docuseries highlighted the franchise's pursuit of the two-time MVP during the 2013 NBA Draft and, frankly, the message wasn't subtle. [Stuff] like that that people don't think about. As VanVleet steps into a featured role, Davis has emerged as a credible back-up. The 25-year-old is more comfortable shooting from anywhere on the court, and he's continued to develop the play-making skills necessary to be an NBA alpha dog and deal with double-teams by opposing defences. On Nov. 11, 2014, Dirk Nowitzki passed Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon on the NBA's all-time scoring list to become the highest-scoring foreign-born player in league history. "Lou Williams' comments encompass what America stands for right now. Henry's coaching career, however, hasn't been quite as smooth. 2019 NBA Finals: Toronto Raptors vs. Golden State Warriors Q&A: Jamaal Magloire on growth of basketball in Toronto Former Raptors player, coach has unique perspective on Canada's love of … Pascal Siakam, 2019-20: 27.2 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.8 assists per game. Miami Heat (2020–present) Nickeil Alexander-Walker. stuffing a dunk attempt at the rim against the Clippers, Read more about the Impact's splashy hire here. Back up the Brinks truck. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Read more about the Impact's splashy hire here. This season, he's all the way up over 27 points per game. 1 0. A ranking of all of the Toronto Raptors' assets — from players to picks and foreign player rights — heading into the 2019-2020 NBA season. In addition to the 108 international players on 2019-20 opening-night rosters, there are a record 11 international players from eight countries on “two-way” contracts. The Canadian and Ontario government will lose out on tax revenue by virtue of the Raptors’ time abroad. At six-foot-four, Davis provides some size at point guard while not giving much up in terms of ball-handling and initiating on offence. FILE - Toronto Raptors' head coach Nick Nurse yells to his players during the first half of an NBA basketball conference semifinal playoff game against the Boston Celtics in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., in this Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, file photo. That's it. ET. Kyle Alexander. In the opening game, the defending NBA Champion Toronto Raptors will host the New Orleans Pelicans at 8 p.m. *For clarity, the Toronto Raptors do not currently have any foreign player rights, according to Basketball Reference’s Draft Rights page. It’s no different here in Toronto. And as four players exited, four more emerged: The reigning most improved player in the NBA is making a serious case to go back-to-back. The winner of the series will determine who the top player really is. Los Angeles Clippers Guard Lou Williams, who played for the Toronto Raptors during the 2014-2015 NBA season, recently shed some light upon why Canada's only NBA team has trouble retaining huge stars for very long. The Toronto Wolfpack introduced their star acquisition. Raptors forward Stanley Johnson has picked up his option for the 2020-21 season, the team announced Monday (Twitter link via Blake Murphy of The Athletic). Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Chris Boucher are also free agents, but they’re likely to return. Yogi-D. Lv 5. Kawhi Leonard's departure opened opportunity for another Raptor to take the reins, and it makes sense that Siakam — the Raptors' second-leading scorer in the playoffs — stepped in to fill the void. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Player roster with photos, bios, and stats. Canada's junior hockey team was minus a few players following a two-week quarantine. Read more about the signing here. Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. of teams 30 Countries United States (29 teams) Canada (1 team) Headquarters New York City Most recent champion(s) Los Angeles Lakers … Most of Boucher's year was spent in the developmental G League, where he earned MVP honours. If there's similar impact after 82, we can start the conversation about turning that MIP into an MVP. "We can't wait to go on the road sometimes, just to be in America. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. Boucher's breakout came on back-to-back nights at Staples Center in Los Angeles, where his garbage-time heaves turned into crucial crunch-time attempts. ", "It's like little [things] you don't think of, like the Channels on your TV, phone bill, you got to get a Canadian bank account. Sidney Crosby went under the knife. With Pittsburgh clinging to a wild-card spot, it's now Malkin's turn to take charge. Read more about Crosby's injury and recovery timeline here. Orlando Magic (2017–present) Chris Boucher. Fred VanVleet wanted a team to show him the money this offseason and the Toronto Raptors stepped up. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Active players. Can Pascal Siakam Continue to Exceed … When they play their schedule in Toronto, Raptors players are subject to a combined federal and provincial income tax rate of 53.53%—substantially higher than any combined rate in the U.S. But as Siakam spends more time attracting defensive focus with the ball in his hands, his efficiency has barely changed. comments, Toronto man spells out I Hate Winter with his 12km running route, Toronto Raptors Grinch jersey shows how fans feel about Christmas Day game snub, Toronto gym on the brink of closing saved by community after it asks for help, These are some of the most picturesque trails for winter hiking in Toronto, Toronto's only Air Jordan store has closed and here's what's replacing it, Popular Toronto skating trail will reopen this winter with new restrictions in place, Toronto Raptors reveal new Tampa Bay logo at training camp, Someone just Disney-fied the Toronto Raptors, Sign up for our free email newsletter. To wit, VanVleet's steals and rebounds numbers are nearly identical to Lowry's career averages. New Zealand national team mainstay Sonny Bill Williams may be past his prime at 34, but his move to Toronto was met with echoes of David Beckham in MLS and LeBron James with the Lakers. You're up to speed. There's also the issue of high taxes. This is a list of basketball players from Canada who have played in the NBA. The Montrealer also provided an Ibaka-like block, stuffing a dunk attempt at the rim against the Clippers. Plus, a pair of foreign stars make big moves to Canada, while some Canadians look to make big moves at a figure skating Grand Prix event in Russia. But a new wave has begun to emerge during this Grand Prix season: men's skater Nam Nguyen won silver at the Skate Canada stop, while ice dance duo Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier took gold on home ice. Next: End of the Bench - 3 Worst Assets (13-11) Andrea Bargnani was selected by the Toronto Raptors as the first overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft. Former Raptor says NBA players don't stay in Toronto because of Canada. JM: Absolutely. That's half of the players who saw the floor for Toronto in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Canadian figure skaters are out to prove they're no fluke. At his first press conference today, Williams shrugged off those references, and said he'd originally planned on staying home for one more year, but the Wolfpack's offer, plus a personal visit from head coach Brian McDermott, convinced him now was the right time. With a midrange jumper early in the fourth quarter of a game against the Sacramento Kings, the German passed Olajuwon's tally of 26,946 points for what was ninth (at that time) on the league's all-time scoring list. Rose blamed Canada's high tax rates for being the reason why no talented NBA free agents will voluntarily play for the Raptors. As news of what Williams said spreads in Canada, local NBA fans are renouncing their love for him as a player. He said that when he was traded to Toronto, he was introduced to what he called the "Queen Elizabeth tax hike". Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka (left) talks with guard Fred VanVleet (right) before game two of the second round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs against the Boston Celtics at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. In the opening game, the defending NBA Champion Toronto Raptors will host the New Orleans Pelicans at 8 p.m. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. Sure sucks playing here pic.twitter.com/ywJn4EGzmF. But the hard part is keeping guys there. In 2019-20, the team’s player payroll was $123.1 million. ", "That's right Lou Williams, opening a bank account in Canada is so hard," wrote another. The Toronto Raptors will start the 2020-21 NBA season playing home games more than 1,300 miles from Scotiabank Arena. There's also the issue of high taxes . Boucher is skinny, and at 26 he probably doesn't have much more room to grow into his frame. FILE - Toronto Raptors' head coach Nick Nurse yells to his players during the first half of an NBA basketball conference semifinal playoff game against the Boston Celtics in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., in this Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, file photo. — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 30, 2020 “It’s a huge strain on us as an organization,” Webster said. Saison Régulière: Parcours en Playoffs: 2020: 2ème: 53V-19D (73.61%) 1er tour: 2019 The 25-year-old is a pending unrestricted free agent who's now firmly proving his worth as a starting guard. It is not new to them. Toronto Raptors, American professional basketball team based in Toronto that plays in the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association. “But when faced with different challenges or … "Not to mention that raising your kids in Canada means the chances that they'll make it through the school day without getting shot are really high.". The Toronto Raptors will start the 2020-21 NBA season playing home games more than 1,300 miles from Scotiabank Arena. Only two of the league’s 30 teams will be without at least one foreign player on opening night while the Toronto Raptors will have the most international flair with six foreign players. Defencemen Matthew Robertson, Mason Millman and Daemon Hunt and forwards Ridly Greig and Xavier Simoneau were "unfit to continue to play based … "Nobody was paying attention to Raptors basketball until they put that on their shoulders like 'we're gonna be a contender.". Toronto Raptors scores, news, schedule, players, stats, rumors, depth charts and more on RealGM.com "Nobody but Kyle and DeMar," said Williams. Twenty-nine NBA teams continued the process Tuesday of getting better. Last season, he was mainly limited to garbage time, where he still managed to jack up 76 shots in 28 games. You see, not only is Toronto cold most of the time, Canada is a foreign country for the majority of players in the NBA. To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). This is a web version of CBC Sports' daily email newsletter. For your consideration: VanVleet has always thrived playing alongside another point guard in Kyle Lowry. Toronto FC is looking for a new designated player, opting not to pick up the option on Pablo Piatti.GM Ali Curtis said while TFC will talk to the 31-year-old Argentine midfielder and his representative about returning next season, it is not interested in having him back as a DP. "When you play in Toronto, you feel like you're playing overseas," explained Williams to Arenas and Botticello. The Penguins captain hasn't played fewer than 75 games since 2013, but that's about to change. Comments are welcome while open. 1 decade ago. Learn more about the Raptors in this article. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File) Montreal is coming off a disappointing season of its own, so the marriage represents a rebuilding opportunity for both parties. The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America. Piatti joined Toronto in February from Spain's Espanyol on a one-year contract plus an option. 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