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  1. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun: Masai Ujiri looks forward to the day when a Raptors game on national television in the U.S. isn't that big a deal. But that day isn't here yet. This is still such fresh territory for the burgeoning Raptors and Ujiri,...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  2. Ujiri: Kyle Lowry is our target

    Nick Borges

    Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri spoke with the local media on Monday ahead of Thursday's NBA draft and one of the topics was Kyle Lowry's pending free agency. "We're going full force after Kyle Lowry and if there's a talented point gua...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Michael Grange of Masai Ujiri's worlds always seem to be colliding-the risk of living life with an open heart. On the morning of game seven against the Nets the issue foremost on his mind was the kidnapping of 200 Nigerian school girls ...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  4. Could Ujiri put Johnson on the block?

    Nick Borges

    The Toronto Raptors might have been the second biggest surprise this season behind the Phoenix Suns and moving forward a few tweaks could make them Eastern Conference contenders over the next few years. Toronto's general manager Masai Ujiri needs to ...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. Bryan Colangelo and the Pistons

    Nick Borges

    Ownership decided to drop Bryan Colangelo as president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors in favor of Masai Ujiri after 2012-13 and the move turned out well as the team has a chance to advance to the second round of the playoffs. The team was...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  6. Will Masai Ujiri make another move?

    Nick Borges

    As the season was approaching NBA pundits thought Masai Ujiri would spend this year in a rebuilding-mode, with his eye on landing a top pick in the 2014 draft, while trying to open up salary cap room in the summer. Well, the Toronto Raptors' GM did m...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  7. Kyle Lowrys future in Toronto

    Nick Borges

    The Toronto Raptors, to the surprise of many around the NBA, have gone 13-5 since they traded Rudy Gay to Sacramento on Dec. 8 and currently own a 19-17 record. This success may have changed the thinking of president and general manager Masai Ujiri r...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  8. Kyle Lowry staying put?

    Nick Borges

    Kyle Lowry has been in the rumor mill for the last few months, but with the Toronto Raptors playing so well since the Rudy Gay trade, there is a good chance president and GM Masai Ujiri will keep him for the duration of the season. Currently the Rapt...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  9. Could Ross end up in Orlando?

    Nick Borges

    The Toronto Raptors currently have a 15-15 record after winning eight out of their last 10 games. They have played really well since the trade shipping Rudy Gay to Sacramento, which might conflict president and GM Masai Ujiri regarding the approach t...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  10. Amir Johnson should be a keeper

    Nick Borges

    Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations and general manager Masai Ujiri made a big trade last week by sending Rudy Gay to Sacramento and he is still actively shopping most of the roster. Amir Johnson could be moved, however Doug Smith of t...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  11. Kyle Lowry's market

    Nick Borges

    Toronto Raptors president of basketball ops and GM Masai Ujiri is actively shopping starting point guard Kyle Lowry, and other players too, and reportedly teams having interest include the New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and Golden State Warriors F...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  12. Dwane Casey stuck in no man's land

    Nick Borges

    The contract Dwane Casey signed to be the head coach of the Toronto Raptors is set to expire in June and president of basketball ops/general manager Masai Ujiri has no plans to offer an extension. The Raptors are clearly in a rebuilding-mode, which i...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  13. Rudy Gay's low market value

    Nick Borges

    Rudy Gay had been available for a few months and Monday Raptors president and general manager of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was finally able to remove his massive contract off the books as part of a seven-player trade with the Kings. Gay could...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  14. Raptors increased salary cap room

    Nick Borges

    Toronto president and general manager of basketball operations Masai Ujiri let it be known last week that he had no intention of letting the Raptors linger as a middle-of-the-road team and Monday will start that process via the seven-player trade wit...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  15. No middle ground for Raptors GM

    Nick Borges

    Toronto Raptors president and general manager of basketball operations Masai Ujiri is using this season to asses how he wants to build the team moving forward and there is a very good chance some trades will be made by the Feb. 20 deadline. Whatever ...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  16. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Robert MacLeod of The Globe and Mail: Masai Ujiri's priority is to inject life into the terminally ill Toronto Raptors, but his basketball roots will forever run deep in his native Africa. Ujiri, hired in May to be the Raptors' new general manager, r...

    Blog | September 05, 2013