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An Old Blanket: the story of Amir Johnson and upside of Anthony Bennett

According to Dwane Casey, Amir Johnson was like an old blanket—always there. Casey cited Johnson’s continuity and closeness with his teammates as particular assets the Raptors will miss. 398 more words


Homecoming Hurrah: Is There Hope for Former No.1 Pick Anthony Bennett Back in Canada?

It’s official. Anthony Bennett, the former No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, the first Canadian to ever be drafted No. 1 overall (followed by fellow Canadian Andrew Wiggins being drafted No.1 the next drat), is back in his home country of Canada. 2,056 more words


Toronto Raptors give Anthony Bennett opportunity to change the conversation about him

TORONTO — As the first-overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Anthony Bennett was guaranteed to make almost US$11-million. When the word “unfair” is mentioned in the next sentence, please remember that relativism exists. 757 more words


Raptors Sign Former No. 1 Overall Pick Anthony Bennett

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have signed Canadian forward Anthony Bennett.

Bennett had said on Twitter that he signed, but the deal wasn’t made official until Monday. 79 more words


Canadian Anthony Bennett signs with Toronto Raptors after two rough NBA seasons

TORONTO — Anthony Bennett is coming home to play.

The 22-year-old from Toronto announced on Twitter that he has signed with the Raptors, confirming a move that has been the subject of speculation for the past couple of days. 331 more words


A Royal Crown (Sportsnext, Ep. 49)

The MLB playoff race is finishing soon and teams are starting to celebrate playoff berths including the Royals, Eriq and Mr. Hodge also discuss Week 2 results and how they tied their Week 2 Pick ‘Ems, huge NFL injuries, Week 3 Pick ‘Ems, Metta World Peace returning to the Lakers, Bennett signing with the Raptors and more! 17 more words


Recently Waived Anthony Bennett Is Reportedly Heading To The Toronto Raptors

Anthony Bennett is going home. According to ESPN’s John Goodman, the former No. 1 pick of the 2013 NBA Draft has cleared waivers and is set to sign with his hometown team the Toronto Raptors sometime early next week. 287 more words