John ChickAlmost as cynical as a Toronto sports fan can get, John Chick has been around the NBA and other sports in one capacity or another for a decade, working at outlets such as Metro News Canada, Sun Media and TSN. He blogs on the NBA for CBCSports.ca and wishes Charles Oakley still played.
The Toronto Raptors have signed forward Kyle Wiltjer, the team announced Tuesday. Wiltjer, a six-foot-10, 240-pound native of Portland, Ore., who holds dual Canadian and American citizenship, appeared in 14 games for the Houston Rockets last season, totalling 13 points and 10 rebounds over 44 minutes. more »
The Toronto Raptors will make their earliest regular-season start in club history in 2017-18. The NBA released its full schedule Monday, and Toronto will start its 23rd season at home against Chicago on Oct. 19 — a week earlier than last season's start. more »
Usain Bolt delivered a rebuke to those who questioned whether he really suffered an injury in his farewell race at the World Athletics Championships by revealing details of his hamstring tear on Thursday. more »