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  1. The East for the Taking: Toronto’s Master Plan

    Zach Lowe

    Toronto officials know this wasn't necessarily the plan. They can admit the team's surge toward the top of the East, perhaps the league's sweetest story this season, is partly a happy accident. Flipping Rudy Gay to Sacramento a ye...

    Blog | January 06, 2015
  2. Magic Johnson praises LeBron James, encourages athletes to take u...

    Dave McMenamin

    Decades after he started to become known just as much as an advocate for AIDS and HIV awareness as he was for being a basketball player, Magic Johnson challenged today's athletes to use their platform to take up a cause. And he commended LeBron James.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  3. 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
  4. You Can Count on Me

    Jonathan Abrams

    The biggest play of Kyle Lowry's life was doomed from the start. He had led the Toronto Raptors into the closing seconds of Game 7 against the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of last season's Eastern Conference playoffs....

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  5. Ujiri writes column about Ferry comments

    Staff

    Toronto Raptors president and general manager Masai Ujiri has penned a column for the Globe and Mail in regard to the comments made by Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry. Ujiri, from Nigeria, was stung to hear that Ferry had said Luol Deng, of South Sudan,...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  6. What Team USA missed in Africa

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    Team USA missed an opportunity for an eye-opening trip to Africa, writes Ohm Youngmisuk.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  7. Can Caboclo make a rookie impact?

    Joe Kaiser

    Toronto GM Masai Ujiri shocked the world when he selected Brazilian forward Bruno Caboclo with the No. 20 pick of the 2014 NBA draft, going after a player with long-term upside rather than opting for a safer pick with a lower ceiling who could contri...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  8. 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
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Michael Grange of Sportsnet.ca: 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Brooklyn Nets respond to trash talk with win at home in Game 3

    Mike Mazzeo

    The best revenge for Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri's comments about Brooklyn? A win by the Nets at home in Game 3.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  13. Raptors-Nets Preview

    Raptors-Nets Preview

    Preview | April 24, 2014
  14. espnW -- Sarah Spain highlights the 'great' moments in management...

    Sarah Spain

    From tirades to obscene gestures to dugout disguises, Sarah Spain rounds up the greatest coach/GM/owner meltdowns in this week's "That's What She Said."

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  15. NBA Playoffs Winners and Losers, So Far

    Zach Lowe

    The first 72 hours of the NBA playoffs have been wild compared with last season's early chalk-fest. We've had nine competitive games out of 10, crazy finishes, a GM giving an ECW-style promo, massive scoring totals, and lots of other fun st...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  16. Masai Ujiri, Toronto Raptors general manager, fined $25K for usin...

    Marc Stein

    Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri will not be fined or punished for the expletive he uttered Saturday at a pep rally before the Raptors' home playoff opener, according to sources familiar with the league's ruling.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2014