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We're running a, how should I say, pilot or beta version of our new Raptors Republic app. We haven't made it official as we're still trying to work out some bugs while improving the user interface. So, its not the final version so expect to see more changes over the next while.

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  • guyroch
    started a topic Canada Basketball

    Canada Basketball

    There were times we were just happy to sneak in and quailfy in Word Events ... This week 101-59 against Brazil , Canada 79-67 against Dominican Republic and 91 - 70 aginst Puerto Rico .... 3-0 and on off to the semi's in the FIBA Americas under 18 ...

  • guyroch
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    It's official !!

    Nick Nurse named new coach of Canada's men's basketball team

    https://www.cp24.com/sports/toronto-...PpU5gIngGyP3uw

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  • Primer
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    guyroch wrote: View Post

    Murray , Cojo , Brady Heslip , Philip Scrubb ( the last two should have FIBA experience and should be rewarded for help qualifying ) and last hate to say it but
    Nik Stalkas ( his shooting would be good )

    Wiggins , Barrett , Brooks , Melvin Ejim

    Olynyk, Powell, Thompson, Clarke , Boucher , and maybe Joel Anthony for veteran presents .

    My idea is you can't just have NBA players and you have to reward some guys who got you there .

    I do think Ignas "Iggy" Brazdeikis is made to play FIBA basketball and so he could take Boucher or Joel's spots .
    The former FIBA players got us nowhere. Time to field an all NBA squad and if not, the non NBA guys better be crushing it wherever else they're playing. We don't need to reward anyone for anything, we're trying to qualify for the Olympics, not a little league team handing out participation trophies.

    Most of our NBA players played for the national team at some time in their life, so I think everyone has paid their dues, let's field the most talented best team possible.
    Last edited by Primer; Fri Jun 21st, 2019, 06:01 PM.

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  • guyroch
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    Can we say that Murray is the must have to be on the roster out of all mentioned ..

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  • guyroch
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    Scraptor wrote: View Post

    I have a feeling Clarke is gonna lap a lot of those bigs.

    Seems like we are weak on the wing in terms of depth. Depending on how the six draftees pan out maybe we add one at each general area.

    Guards: Murray, SGA, Cojo, NAW
    Wings: Barrett, Wiggins, Brooks, Iggy/Shayok
    Bigs: Olynyk, Powell, Thompson, Clarke
    Murray , Cojo , Brady Heslip , Philip Scrubb ( the last two should have FIBA experience and should be rewarded for help qualifying ) and last hate to say it but
    Nik Stalkas ( his shooting would be good )

    Wiggins , Barrett , Brooks , Melvin Ejim

    Olynyk, Powell, Thompson, Clarke , Boucher , and maybe Joel Anthony for veteran presents .

    My idea is you can't just have NBA players and you have to reward some guys who got you there .

    I do think Ignas "Iggy" Brazdeikis is made to play FIBA basketball and so he could take Boucher or Joel's spots .
    Last edited by guyroch; Fri Jun 21st, 2019, 07:59 AM.

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  • RandomGuy
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    Is Kevin Pangos in the mix? Great underrated PG (not underrated in Europe).

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  • Scraptor
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    Primer wrote: View Post
    We now have 18 active Canadian NBA players. What's the best roster we could field if everyone played?

    G: Murray, Barrett, Wiggins, Alexander, Joseph, Brooks, Stauskas, Alexander-Walker, Mitrou-Long
    FC: Thompson, Powell, Olynyk, Lyles, Birch, Boucher, Clarke, Jackson, Kabengele

    That's how I'd rank them by position.

    So dream rotation would be:

    G: Murray, Barrett, Wiggins, Alexander, Joseph
    FC: Thompson, Powell, Olynyk, Lyles, Birch

    That's a team made entirely of accomplished and currently playing NBA players (Barrett is an obvious heavy minutes starter). A first for team Canada.

    You'd have to run a 3 guard lineup most of the time but that seems to work well in International play.

    ​​​Murray and Barrett are the key to really competing. If either skip our chances drop quite a bit.

    I have a feeling Clarke is gonna lap a lot of those bigs.

    Seems like we are weak on the wing in terms of depth. Depending on how the six draftees pan out maybe we add one at each general area.

    Guards: Murray, SGA, Cojo, NAW
    Wings: Barrett, Wiggins, Brooks, Iggy/Shayok
    Bigs: Olynyk, Powell, Thompson, Clarke

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  • 007
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    Canada sets a record with 6 draftees, the most for any non-US country in a single draft

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  • Primer
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    We now have 18 active Canadian NBA players. What's the best roster we could field if everyone played?

    G: Murray, Barrett, Wiggins, Alexander, Joseph, Brooks, Stauskas, Alexander-Walker, Mitrou-Long
    FC: Thompson, Powell, Olynyk, Lyles, Birch, Boucher, Clarke, Jackson, Kabengele

    That's how I'd rank them by position.

    So dream rotation would be:

    G: Murray, Barrett, Wiggins, Alexander, Joseph
    FC: Thompson, Powell, Olynyk, Lyles, Birch

    That's a team made entirely of accomplished and currently playing NBA players (Barrett is an obvious heavy minutes starter). A first for team Canada.

    You'd have to run a 3 guard lineup most of the time but that seems to work well in International play.

    ​​​Murray and Barrett are the key to really competing. If either skip our chances drop quite a bit.

    Last edited by Primer; Thu Jun 20th, 2019, 11:15 PM.

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  • GOLDBLUM
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    Hotshot wrote: View Post

    NN is now a legit high level, highly respected NBA coach.

    All NBA players now know how he coached in the playoffs, Wiggins will listen to him and be used appropriately book it.

    I am so glad no more Jay Triano or Leo Rautins coaching.

    If we got NBA talent on the roster, we definitely need a respectable NBA coach at the helm.
    Can't wait for jazz to infiltrate the Team Canada program.

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  • Hotshot
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    guyroch wrote: View Post

    A sit down with Wiggins maybe required . I say the more the better ...... But like Nick Nurse did in the playoffs you shorten the bench and you go with the guys who have it going that night but that doesn't mean if your not playing you are sulking . The positive for the players is everyone has a blank slate with Nurse and doesn't have any favorites or any past bad experiences with players
    NN is now a legit high level, highly respected NBA coach.

    All NBA players now know how he coached in the playoffs, Wiggins will listen to him and be used appropriately book it.

    I am so glad no more Jay Triano or Leo Rautins coaching.

    If we got NBA talent on the roster, we definitely need a respectable NBA coach at the helm.

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  • guyroch
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    KeonClark wrote: View Post

    I dont know if we do..I'd personally rather have Jamal Murray and possibly rj barrett as the go to guys
    A sit down with Wiggins maybe required . I say the more the better ...... But like Nick Nurse did in the playoffs you shorten the bench and you go with the guys who have it going that night but that doesn't mean if your not playing you are sulking . The positive for the players is everyone has a blank slate with Nurse and doesn't have any favorites or any past bad experiences with players

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  • Puffer
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    Joey wrote: View Post

    Of course we do. C'mon guys. We need all the real players we can get. And when properly motivated with proper coaching, I think he could be huge for us.
    This is a chance for Nick to get to know all the Canadian players, and go through some tough times together. I could possibly have an impact on players entering free agency. Wonder if he even considered that.

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  • Joey
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    KeonClark wrote: View Post

    I dont know if we do..I'd personally rather have Jamal Murray and possibly rj barrett as the go to guys
    Of course we do. C'mon guys. We need all the real players we can get. And when properly motivated with proper coaching, I think he could be huge for us.

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  • Hotshot
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    KeonClark wrote: View Post

    I dont know if we do..I'd personally rather have Jamal Murray and possibly rj barrett as the go to guys
    What's with the hate to Wiggins?! I'd love it if he plays for team Canada.

    The Nick Nurse/Raptors effect is happening.

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