We The North: 25 Years Of The Toronto Raptors

byDoug SmithForeword byVINCE CARTER

October 20, 2020|
We The North: 25 Years Of The Toronto Raptors by Doug Smith
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"Doug Smith always gets the first question in any Raptors press conference--as the dean of our press corps, he''s been in the front row for every development over the past 25 years. There''s no one better placed to write a history of our team''s first quarter century."
--Nick Nurse, head coach, Toronto Raptors

Bringing Jurassic Park to your home, a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Canada''s most exciting team.


When the Toronto Raptors first took the court back in 1995, the world was a very different place. Michael Jordan was tearing up the NBA. No one had email. And a lot of people wondered whether basketball could survive in Toronto, the holy city of hockey.

Twenty-five years later, the Raptors are the heroes not only of the 416, but of the entire country. That is the incredible story of We the North, told by Doug Smith, the Toronto Starreporter who has been covering the team since the press conference announcing Canada''s new franchise and the team''s beat reporter from that day on.

Comprising twenty-five chapters to mark the team''s twenty-five years, We the North celebrates the biggest moments of the quarter-century--from Vince Carter''s amazing display at the dunk competition to the play-off runs, the major trades, the Raptors''incredible fans, including Nav Bhatia and Drake, and,of course,the challenges that marked the route to the championship-clinching Game 6 that brought the whole countryto a standstill.

We the North: 25 Years of the Toronto Raptors tells the story of Canada''s most exciting team, charting their rise from a sporting oddity in a hockey-mad country to the status they hold today as the reigning NBA champions and national heroes.
DOUG SMITH is a sports reporter for the Toronto Star and has covered the Raptors since their inception in 1995. He is recognized throughout the NBA as the expert on all things Raptors, and spent five years serving as the first and only non-American president of the Professional Basketball Writers Association, a group of more than 200 m...
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Title:We The North: 25 Years Of The Toronto RaptorsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:256 pages, 9.29 X 6.28 X 0.94 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 9.29 X 6.28 X 0.94 inPublished:20 octobre 2020Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0735240361

ISBN - 13:9780735240360

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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