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4) Do you think that there is a misconception about playing in Toronto or in Canada among players in the league?Some players dont really get to know the city of Toronto. John Danks Jersey . Toronto is a great city, a great market and its the only team in Canada so the support is unbelievable and not a lot of players get that. To me, this experience has been one of the best lifetime experiences for me because the fans were so involved, the city were so involved and the whole country was so involved. The Toronto Raptors are a first-class franchise and its really where you want to be.5) Have you been to a hockey game since joining the Raptors and if so, what do you like most about the sport?Yeah I have. I went to a Leafs game and it was unbelievable fun. Its a very physical game and unfortunately they didnt fight when I was there. I like hockey, its very intense.6) Chris Paul said in a postgame interview that you talk too much. What kind of things do you say to get under other players skin?When I played against him in my third year when I was in New Orleans, I had some good games against him. Obviously Chris Paul is one of the best and I love to go against the best. We got into it and thats part of the game. I wasnt talking too much, if anything, Chris Paul is one of those guys who talk too much, but its cool, Im not mad at him or anything like that. I try to give him a good sweat and make him think that its not going to be easy for him to beat me.7) Whats your favourite thing to do in Toronto?I love to go to different restaurants. They have great restaurants, great food and theyre very diverse. I like that a lot, I like tasting different food.8) Heres a video of Jason Terry trying to flop against you and then come after you – whats your reaction when you see that?That was unnecessary, thats a veteran player and he knows that hes better than that. I was like "whats wrong with this dude"?9) Which member of the Raptors do you hang out with the most off of the court?I really love hanging out with Steve Novak, Landry Fields, Tyler Hansborough, but I have a great relationship with everyone. To me, this was the best team that Ive ever played with because the chemistry and the treatment of one another was really good.10) You used a lint roller on Toronto deputy mayor Norm Kelly. Did the lint roller thing with Drake become something that the team had fun with in the locker room?Its another way to get marketing and promotions, so I think its cool to use the lint roller and help people out. Its just fun to do things like that.11) Do you believe that Kyle Lowry will be in a Raptors uniform when the 2014-15 season begins?Yes.12) Whats your NBA Finals prediction and who will ultimately win?San Antonio against Miami and the Spurs win in 6 games. Robin Ventura Jersey . -- During Kansas shootaround on Wednesday before the Jayhawks faced Oklahoma, coach Bill Self told Wayne Selden Jr. Nellie Fox Jersey . Infante hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning and had an RBI single in a four-run fifth against former teammate Justin Verlander, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Tigers 11-8 Monday night.ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Corey Perry has made a living by scoring timely goals. Perry scored his NHL-leading eighth winner of the season with 1.3 seconds on the clock in overtime, giving the Anaheim Ducks a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. The 2011 MVP has a league-best 30 winning goals since the start of the 2010-11 season. "You could see it on his face every time he came to the bench. He was getting so frustrated," coach Bruce Boudreau said. "The last game and this game, he was getting so many good looks. Hopefully thatll break the ice and hell do what he normally does." The Ducks went on the power play at 3:54 of overtime when defenceman Kevin Bieksa was called for hooking. Ryan Getzlaf passed the puck to Perry from the blue line for a shot that beat rookie goalie Eddie Lack for his team-high 23rd goal. "I got the monkey off my back," Perry said. "I saw a couple seconds on the clock, yelled for the puck going to the net and knew I had to shoot right away. It probably fooled him and found a way to go in." The Ducks, off to a franchise-best 31-8-5 start and 17-0-2 at Honda Center, are the only team without a regulation loss at home. Anaheim is also the third club to open a season with a home point streak of 19 or more games, joining San Jose (2008-09) and Philadelphia (1979-80). The Ducks have won 13 of 14 overall since losing back-to-back shootouts against San Jose and Los Angeles. Bonino tied it with 1:27 left in regulation. Saku Koivu and Matt Beleskey scored in the second, and Jonas Hiller stopped 17 shots to extend his club-record and career-best winning streak to 11. Ryan Kesler and Henrik Sedin scored power play goals 2 minutes apart in the first, and Bieksa scored in the third for the Canucks. Lack made a career-high 45 saves, one night after Roberto Luongo had 45 in a loss to Los Angeles in his return following a three-game absence with a groin injury. "He brought it to another level tonight," Canucks coach John Tortorella said. "You try to find some good stuff (from a game like this), and that is certainly some real good stuff there." Luongo sat out, and Lacks backup was 43-year-old Rob Laurie -- who has never appeared in an NHL game and hasnt played professionally since 2002. The Southern California resident was summoned on an emergency basis. The Canucks also lost both ends of a Los-Angeles-Anaheim back-to-back set on Nov. 9-10. "You play good teams like Anaheim and L. Zach Duke White Sox Jersey. A. and you learn a lot of lessons," defenceman Dan Hamhuis said. "They expose things in your game that are not solid. We saw that in L.A., and we talked about that this morning. "Both games we had early leads and then we sat back. That is the biggest thing as to why we are giving up so many shots. We are playing not to lose, and we have to start playing to win at all times." Anaheim outshot Vancouver 40-7 over the second and third periods. Kyle Palmieri blocked Jason Garrisons one-timer from just inside the Anaheim blue line and carried the puck into the Vancouver zone, where he made a backhanded pass from the left circle into the slot. Beleskey backhanded it past Lack at 16:38 of the second to make it 2-all. The Canucks regained the lead when Bieksas wrist shot from just inside the blue line got past a screened Hiller 66 seconds into the third. But the Ducks pulled even again as Daniel Winnik stole Garrisons attempted clearing pass and fed Bonino for the goal. "Weve beaten ourselves a little bit," Tortorella said. "Weve had a lot of struggles in a lot of different areas the past couple of games. We have to keep our heads, and keep on working at our game." Vancouver, 2 for 23 on the power play over its previous eight games, took a 1-0 lead 9:40 in with Keslers 17th goal, scored one minute after Perry tripped Jannik Hansen. The Ducks were short-handed again less than a minute later after a penalty for too many men on the ice. Sedin scored his 10th goal on a deflection of Garrisons shot. "You cant do that against good teams. But we never backed down and we kept grinding," Perry said. "Those things are what character teams are made of. Were going to keep coming at you." The Canucks, who began the day with the best penalty-killing percentage in the league at 89.4, thwarted Anaheims first two power plays before Perrys winner. The Ducks are 2 for 34 over their last 11 games, including a season-worst 0 for 8 in Fridays win over Edmonton. NOTES: Perry has 44 points through 44 games. He had 15 goals and 36 points in the 44 games he played last season. ... Vancouver RW Zack Kassian left the game for good at 4:11 of the second period after teammate Tom Sestito caught him in the face with his skate while they were trying to get the puck away from Anaheim D Hampus Lindholm deep in the Ducks zone. ... Hiller has allowed 23 goals on 268 shots and given up more than two in a game only twice during his winning streak. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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