CB4 is for the Children!

Recently the Chris Bosh Foundation treated some local Greater Toronto Area youth to spending a day with Chris Bosh while sharing a meal and getting a chance to shop at SportChek on CB4’s dime! [nba]teams/raptors/2009/12/18/RWEB091218RSPACE216x9-1155870[/nba] This was a really nice gesture on Chris’ part to include as many children as he could to spread the spirit of Christmas. […]

NBA Blogs Unite: Bloguin style!

Big props to my man Lives at KnicksFanaticsBlog for heading up the 2nd Bloguin NBA-A-Thon of the year. For those not familiar with the NBA-A-Thon, it’s a cool concept where one of the awesome Bloguin NBA blogs hosts a post that is a collection of great NBA related stories, articles, and pieces from across Bloguin […]

Video Blog 4: & (December 10, 2009)

Hoop Heads North & Hip Hoop Junkies discuss the Toronto Huskies Hardwood Classics jerseys, the Raptors’ previous games that week, and we present a comedic look at Jarrett Jack’s, now infamous, in-game shoe tying: 8Phq4r78K4M[/youtube] As always, much love to Jeorge Sadi for directing and doing the camera work and to U-E Sampang for […]

Video Blog 3: & (December 1, 2009)

Hoop Heads North & Hip Hoop Junkies discuss the current issues surrounding the Raptors play, their toughness, our surprises & disappointments, and the upcoming schedule. 0sZCF_DmfTw[/youtube] As always much love to Jeorge Sadi for directing and doing the camera work and to U-E Sampang for the post-production & editing of our third video blog […]

Canadian Pride: Miami Heat & Canada Basketball’s Joel Anthony

Photo Credit: Ron Turenne/NBAE With the limited Canadian representation across the Association, we’re always anxious to showcase Canadian contributions in the professional ranks, especially in the NBA. Before we here at Hoop Heads North joined the Bloguin network, we featured a couple of videos this past January during our days to give you more of […]

4 in a row

Photo credit: Ron Turenne/NBAE Just to be clear, that’s 4 LOSSES in a row. With the 106-102 home loss to the Washington Wizards last night, the Raptors are now 5-4 at home, and 2-8 on the road.  The Raptors are in the ATL tonight to face the 12-5 Atlanta Hawks who are currently sitting in 4th […]

Raptors must show PRIDE

Let’s just get to it shall we? Just in case you missed it, we’ll fast forward to the 11:39 point of the 4th quarter of last night’s game vs. the Boston Celtics (courtesy of vGuWgCps4Kw[/youtube] Jay Triano, Marc Iavaroni, and Alex English were the only ones who were immediately up in arms about […]

Raptors hoping to claw past the ‘Cats tonight in Charlotte

Photo credit: NBA/Getty Images The Toronto Raptors are in the ‘Land of the G.O.A.T.’ tonight to face the 4-9 Charlotte Hornets. Despite the ‘Cats underwhelming record so far this season their on-court personnel are no slouches. They recently acquired Stephen Jackson in a trade with the Golden State Warriors,  they also have Gerald Wallace,  Boris Diaw (who has […]

Even Dwight Howard boos Vince Carter

Photo credit: Ron Turenne/NBAE Don’t believe me? Check out the 53 second mark of this video. As a sneakerhead, I wonder who Vince Carter gave his royal blue Nike Shox player edition kicks to after he switched to black ones (shown above) at halftime? Were they booing him too? I doubt it. All jokes aside, […]

THIS JUST IN: VC Doesn`t Suck

On a day when the Toronto Raptors were considering honoring Vince Carter for their 15 year anniversary, the man formerly known as Air Canada politely declined a formal ceremony and decided to honor himself with a W. In his return to the ACC, this time with the Magic, Carter stayed agressive throughout the game and […]

Hot Raps Beat The Heat

Wow, what an electric atmosphere it was at the ACC Friday night. Hoop Heads North was at the game and we were treated to a memorable one. We got a blowout, a close game and clutch play by the home team down the stretch. The Raps came out hot and agressive, opening up a 20 […] & featured on RaptorsNBATV’s ‘Raptorspace’ (November 19, 2009)

This week, we here at and were fortunate enough to be featured on the television program ‘Raptorspace’ on RaptorsNBATV. The show focuses on the Toronto Raptors; player, coach, and media personality interviews, as well as thoughts and comments from Raptors fans from across the Canada. I really like the overall concept of the show […]

Video Blog 2: & (November 15, 2009) & discuss their favourite Toronto Raptors players of all-time, most memorable franchise moments, and the upcoming homestand at the Air Canada Centre. mlgecGWPYcM[/youtube] Big ups to Jeorge Sadi for directing and doing the camera work and to Romy Aquino for the post-production & editing of our second edition video blog. As always, be sure to let us know what you […]

A trend? Win 2, Lose 2…Raptors searching for consistency

The Raptors have now fallen to one game below .500 on the season (5-6) with a 130-112 road loss to the Denver Nuggets. The game was tied 64-64 at halftime, but the Raptors came out of the locker room and continued to display a lackluster effort on defense and were outscored 66-48 the rest of the way. […]