Fred VanVleet

Raptors' Kyle Lowry, Fred VanVleet receive NBA all-defence team votes

A pair of Toronto Raptors guards received votes, but did not crack the NBA's all-defensive teams. Find out who did here.

NBA

Fred VanVleet may be a luxury the Toronto Raptors cannot afford

The Toronto Raptors fans and faithful want Fred VanVleet back next season at any cost. But with a delicate cap-situation, he might a luxury the …

Toronto

Lou Williams, Eric Gordon, Fred VanVleet finalists for Sixth Man of the Year

Sometimes, the most productive overall reserve wins Sixth Man of the Year. Usually, though, the award goes to the highest-scoring reserve.<p>When both …

Basketball

Raptors' Fred VanVleet named finalist for Sixth Man of the Year

Toronto Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet has been named a finalist for the Sixth Man of the Year award.

Houston Rockets

Lou Williams is a Finalist for the Sixth Man of the Year Award

This is unsurprisingTNT is handling the NBA Awards ceremonies, and they are currently in the middle of releasing the finalists (top 3 vote-getters) …

Los Angeles Clippers

2018 NBA award finalists: Ex-Raptors coach Dwane Casey candidate for Coach of the Year

The finalists for key NBA awards were announced Wednesday, with some surprising names making the final lists.<p>Rookie of the Year and MVP seem like the …

Basketball

Casey, VanVleet up for NBA awards

NEW YORK — Former Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey and current guard on the team, Fred VanVleet, have respectively been named as finalists for a …

Los Angeles

Kyle Lowry says Raptors had 'a wasted year' after being swept by Cavaliers in NBA playoffs

The Raptors are going to be doing a lot of soul searching this summer<p>The Raptors had exit interviews on Tuesday and it wasn't a happy atmosphere. …

Basketball

Fred VanVleet: Raptors Bench Underperformed 'When It Mattered Most' in Playoffs

Toronto Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet admitted Tuesday that the team's "bench mob" failed to produce during the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Cleveland Cavaliers.<p>Seerat Sohi of SB Nation provided comments from VanVleet after the Cavs closed out the series Monday night with a 128-93 …

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Locker clean-out day interviews - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p>The Toronto Raptors cleaned out their lockers at BioSteel Centre on Tuesday following the end of their 2017-18 season.<p>Click here for notes …

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LeBron, Cavaliers somehow overcome Fred VanVleet, mighty Raptors: DMan video

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- We The North.<p>Uh, OK.<p>We The North went south in a hurry, again.<p>The Cleveland Cavaliers swept the supposedly mighty Toronto Raptors …

Basketball

Raptors move VanVleet to starting lineup over Ibaka

The Toronto Raptors are shaking up the rotation for Game 3.<p>The Raptors announced they're moving point guard Fred VanVleet to the starting lineup, …

Basketball

Fred VanVleet on 'LeBronto' Jokes: 'I Don't Really Give a F--k'

Fred VanVleet doesn't care for your 'LeBronto' jokes.<p>Asked Friday what he thinks about the memes that have emerged poking fun at the Toronto Raptors following the Cleveland Cavaliers' two series-opening victories at Air Canada Centre, VanVleet made it clear he doesn't care what social media has to …

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Fred VanVleet hits from way downtown | NBA.com

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The Cavs' game plan includes $100 fines for players who commit a specific defensive mistake and it paid off in Game 1

Business Insider<p>Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue is going to a new level to make sure his team doesn't commit silly fouls against the …

Basketball

WATCH: Fred VanVleet steps to LeBron James after a dead ball

The Toronto Raptors believe it’s different this time. And with that type of confidence, they aren’t backing down from the challenge. Toronto’s Fred VanVleet tried to assert that the Raptors will not be pushed around by LeBron and the Cavs this time.<p>After VanVleet boxed LeBron out a little after the …

Basketball

NBA Playoffs 2018: Raptors' Fred VanVleet tries to go after LeBron James in Game 1 vs. Cavs

VanVleet had to be held back by his teammates<p>Throughout the Cleveland Cavaliers' first-round series, one of the main storylines was Lance …

Basketball

Raptors guard Fred VanVleet troubled by injured shoulder again in Game 1 loss to Cavaliers

Fred VanVleet was in the thick of the action today, but the Raptors will be sweating on his fitness after his right shoulder gave him trouble in …

Basketball

Raptors' Fred VanVleet wants piece of LeBron

Noted heavyweight Freddy VanVleet is ready to fight the world.<p>Despite an eight-inch height disadvantage and coming in around 55 pounds lighter than …

Basketball

Fred VanVleet tried to pick a fight with LeBron James, and it didn't go so well for him

At six-feet tall and 190 pounds, Fred VanVleet is one of the smaller players in the NBA. And as a rookie, he is one of the least tenured. But neither …

Basketball

Raptors' Fred VanVleet tries to get physical with LeBron James

Mar 13, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) reacts after a three point shot against the Brooklyn Nets during second …

Basketball

LeBron James, Fred VanVleet exchange heated words after foul call

If you were wondering whether the Raptors would be intimidated by "King James" in their first-round series against the Cavs, you got your answer …

Basketball

Liberty Ballers’ 2018 NBA Playoffs Open Thread - May 1

Now that we’ve gotten through the slog of the first round (which was more entertaining than usual, tbh), we get to enjoy four intriguing semifinal …

Basketball

Fred VanVleet tried to get physical with LeBron James. It didn’t work so well.

James just straight up big brother’d him.<p>Fred VanVleet wanted LeBron James to know he’s not backing down from the best player in the league, and he showed him just that with a silly, minor altercation halfway through the second quarter.<p>VanVleet bumped James twice, the second time shoving him …

Basketball

WATCH: LeBron James, J.R. Smith Combine For Monster Double-Block On DeMar DeRozan

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors played Game 1 of their second round series on Tuesday night. It was a tightly contested game for most of …

Basketball

Photos of the week: April 29-May 5

Mike Smith celebrates after riding Justify to victory during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, …

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[WATCH] LeBron James, Fred Van Vleet Get Into Heated Exchange In Game 1

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors started their second round series on Tuesday night in the rowdy Air Canada Centre. Late in the first …

Basketball

Fred VanVleet with an Important Miss vs. Cleveland Cavaliers in the fourth quarter | NBA.com

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Fred VanVleet with an Important Miss vs. Cleveland Cavaliers in overtime | NBA.com

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WATCH: LeBron James and Fred VanVleet exchange heated words after foul call

If you were wondering whether or not the Raptors would be intimidated by the King you got your answer early in the series.<p><b>MORE: Raptors vs.</b> …

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