Michael Grange
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Michael Grange joined Sportsnet in 2011 as a columnist for Sportsnet.ca and regular contributor to Sportsnet magazine. During his time at Sportsnet, Grange has become one of the network’s leading basketball analysts and regularly contributes to Prime Time Sports on Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet Central.
C.J. Miles acquisition the start of Raptors' attempts to modernize
Michael Grange
For now, there is time for optimism. On Tuesday afternoon, Ujiri introduced C.J. Miles, the one notable addition in an off-season that has been more about subtraction.
U19 gold medal means Canada no longer in basketball's second class
Michael Grange
Carroll trade, Miles addition leave Raptors with flexibility, holes
Michael Grange
With DeMarre Carroll gone the Toronto Raptors are closer to having some much needed financial flexibility, but it also means they have more holes to fill, too.
Raptors' Lowry ready for biggest challenge yet after franchise-defining day
Michael Grange
There have been times when having their best players hit free agency was cause for varying degrees of panic for the Toronto Raptors. The re-signing of Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka has changed that mindset.
Patrick Patterson still searching for his big payday
Michael Grange
Kyle Lowry's return keeps dream alive for Raptors
Michael Grange
Free agency probably didn't go the way Kyle Lowry thought it would, but re-signing with Toronto means keeping the Raptors' dream alive, even if an alarm clock is already set.
Ibaka's return and Tucker's exit mean Raptors moves have only begun
Michael Grange
The Raptors were hopeful they would improve in July, even if meant staying largely the same. They still might. But for now, with P.J. Tucker’s departure – and even with Ibaka’s return -- they’ve got to backfill before they can build.
Price the last domino in Kyle Lowry's inevitable return to Raptors
Michael Grange
Ujiri facing biggest test yet at Raptors' point of reckoning
Michael Grange
The Toronto Raptors are good but not great, and once again Masai Ujiri is facing a decision on Kyle Lowry’s future. As one NBA source put it, all teams reach this point of reckoning.