Tag: Raptors

Raptors’ Gasol plays it smart after summer like no other

QUEBEC CITY—Marc Gasol has played in more intense and important basketball games in a compressed five-month period than he has at any time in his 34-plus years on the planet, and as he sat there watching a mundane training camp workout with the Raptors here Sunday he had one thought: “I’d love to be back…

Cubs-loving Raptors coach Nick Nurse channels Harry Caray at Wrigley

Raptors coach Nick Nurse’s summer celebration tour made a surprise stop at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Friday. Nurse, a long-time Cubs fan who took the stage and played with the Arkells after the Raptors’ NBA championship triumph in June, threw out the ceremonial opening pitch before Friday’s Cubs-Padres game, then stuck around to sing…