The Raptors really aren’t going to forget where we ranked DeMar DeRozan, huh?

The Raptors have carried on a long feud against this very website. 
Author:
Publish date:

This site’s relationship with the Raptors is perhaps a bit chilly. 

The foundation was laid when our Ben Golliver called out Toronto broadcaster Matt Devlin’s “unusual, and very aggressive” in-game Kyle Lowry All-Star campaign early last year.  Shameless as it may have been, the ploy worked and Lowry landed on his first career All-Star team. 

The next point of contention was the second piece of Toronto’s two-headed backcourt monster—DeMar DeRozan. He came in at No. 46 in our Top 100 NBA Players of 2017 list, up from No. 61 the year before.

DeRozan shot back with a pithy, but biting tweet—and, even better, put his money where his mouth is with a monster season debut. All throughout DeRozan’s 40-point performance, Raptors announcer Leo Rautins kept hammering the No. 46 ranking. 

Follow Extra Mustard on Facebook

Follow

Image placeholder title

Are they happy, at least, that Kyle Lowry came in at No. 14?