Age: 32 Height: 6-0 Weight: 205 lbs School: Villanova
LaVine is averaging 23 points per game right now, but didn't get a sniff from the coaches who are responsible for selecting the All-Star reserves. Markkannen missed the first two months of the season, but he's been playing like an All-Star lately, averaging 23.7 points and 12.6 rebounds over his last 7 games. It's hard to predict how free agency will affect the balance of power between the East and West heading into next season, but when you consider guys like Nikola Vucevic, Kyle Lowry, Khris Middleton and D'Angelo Russell were named as reserves for the East this year, you'd have to think either Markkanen or LaVine would have a decent shot at being selected next February if the Bulls' recor...
Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 44 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, OG Anunoby scored a career-best 22 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 129-120 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win. Serge Ibaka had 10 points and 13 rebounds, and Kyle Lowry had 14 points and 13 assists as the Raptors used a big third quarter to overcome a 12-point deficit and post their fifth straight victory over the struggling Wizards. Jeremy Lin played 25 minutes in his Toronto debut after signing earlier in the day.
It's probably safe to assume that Jeremy Lin learned a thing or two from Marc Gasol's Raptors home debut. Ahead of Toronto's clash with the Brooklyn Nets at Scotiabank Arena on Monday night — Gasol's first home game with his new team since he was acquired from the Memphis Grizzlies last Thursday — a video of the Spanish big man looking a little confused went viral. Led by Kyle Lowry, the Raptors all take part in a very unique team routine during introductions at home.
Newest Toronto Raptors star Marc Gasol had no idea what to do when his teammates got in position for Lowry's player intro.
"Just keep your filthy tampering paws away from Kawhi, you sinister beast," Raps fans to LeBron, probably.