Aftershow: Up close with Raptors: Part I

The Aftershow is your place for bonus coverage as Sportsnet gets up close and personal with a host of Toronto Raptors.

In Part I, Paul Jones sits down with Kyle Lowry, Jose Calderon, Landry Fields and DeMar DeRozan.

Look for more from The Aftershow on Thursday and Friday.


The Raptors acquired Kyle Lowry from the Houston Rockets in July. The Philadelphia native talks about his competitive spirit and shares his thoughts on the trade, his new town and new team.

It was a very busy offseason for Jose Calderon as he played for Spain at the London 2012 Olympic Games and became a father. The point guard also saw the Raptors go out and acquire Kyle Lowry whom he will battle for minutes in training camp.

Landry Fields signed on with the Toronto Raptors in July. He compares and contrasts the two cities and discusses fan expectations heading into the season.

At the age of 23, DeMar DeRozan is already entering his fourth season with the Raptors. The ‘veteran’ says he is ready to take on a leadership role with the young Raptors. DeRozan is hoping to reach the playoffs for the first time this season.

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