Kinnon Yee

  • joined Apr 20, 2009
  • last login Aug 26, 2014
  • posts 209
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Current lead co-author for Raptors HQ.
Former writer for Hoops Addict.

Other major interest: Japanese Culture

Born and raised in Toronto (North York).
Got into basketball thanks to my younger brother.
Day Job: Technical Support Specialist for the Blackberry line at Rogers.

You can follow me on Twitter as well @RapHQVicious

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Toronto Blue Jays
  • NBA Toronto Raptors
  • NHL Calgary Flames
  • Boxing Yoko Gushiken
  • Soccer Toronto FC
  • Tennis Roger Federer
User Blog

Tip In: Four games for All-Star weekend


The Raptors come up with their fourth win in yet another hard fought win against the New York Knicks. As the Raptors head into the All Star break, Kinnon Yee takes a look at DeMar DeRozan's...

Tip-In: Dunks, 3-pointers, and Clutch Shots


What started out as a dunk-a-thon turned into an intense battle as the Raptors came out on top 109-108. It's exciting and the Raptors are now on a three win streak heading into MSG.

Breaking - ESPN Reports Bulls Considering Bargnani


ESPN reports Bulls considering Boozer for Bargnani deal

Breaking - ESPN Reports Bulls Considering Bargnani Deal


There's no confirmation that such a deal is imminent, but the Bulls seem to be considering a trade that would see Carlos Boozer dealt to the Raptors for Andrea Bargnani. If such a deal were to take place, the Raptors would be hard pressed to unload contracts in order to make room for Boozer's salary, unless the Raptors are willing to enter into tax territory.

3 In The Key: Celtics vs Raptors


Like a kid opening his present, Bryan Colangelo unveiled Rudy Gay to the masses, and Toronto ate it up. Despite what he may think about Gay's long term effect, Kinnon Yee believes that at the very...

Jose Manuel Calderon: A Retrospective


In the wake of last night's trade, Kinnon Yee provides a retrospective of the man who was his favourite Raptor over the past few years, and possibly the best point guard ever to don a Raptors uniform.

Tip-In: Making sense of it all


A three team trade overshadows last night's game. After struggling with this trade possibility for weeks, the Raptors nation watched as Bryan Colangelo traded away two of their most efficient...

Rapid Recap: DeRozan saves the Raptors


Hitting the last second shot, DeMar DeRozan finally makes a clutch shot en route to a Raptors series sweep of the Orlando Magic

Tip in: Yet another overtime loss


Another A+ effort against a team that has a lot more talent, which gave the Raptors a fighting chance, but as Kinnon Yee takes a look, this is all emblematic of a larger issue.

3 in the Key - Bulls vs Raptors


The Raptors now head into the second game of their back-to-back and face off against a defensive minded Bulls team. Kinnon Yee talks about what it's going to take to win

3 in the Key - Nets vs Raptors


Suffering another loss against a bottom playoff tiered team, the Raptors are not putting together a memorable January yet. Squandering these wins has made Kinnon Yee want to re-evaluate this team...

3 in the Key: Raptors vs Sacramento


It's like looking in the mirror as the Raptors play host to the Kings tonight. Sporting identical records, Kinnon Yee postulates on the importance of making January a month of winning.

Looking Inward: Colangelo Needs to React Now


As the Raptors head into the break, Kinnon Yee takes a look at why Bryan Colangelo needs to figure out the Raptors' position and where their key goals are in the foreseeable future.

Rapid Recap: Raptors Make it Five, Beat Magic


It's another win for the Raptors as they head into the holidays. Five in a row and the team seems to have caught on with Torontonians hungry for some action packed sports.

3 in the Key: Raptors vs Dallas


With the media now questioning the Raptors, is it time for the Raptors to make a move? Kinnon Yee takes a look at the bigger issue concerning the Raptors as confidence comes down to a low point

3 in the Key: Raptors vs Nets


The Raptors return home after a terrible road trip which may have broken their spirit. Kinnon Yee wonders if they can get back to any semblance of their previous selves before it's too late.

3 in the Key - Raptors vs Kings, Game-Day Preview


The Raptors head into Sacramento for another away game this season. Kinnon Yee examines this game against another bottom feeder in the NBA

3 in the Key - Raptors vs Denver, Game-Day Preview


The losing streak is snapped, but the questions surrounding the team still remain. Kinnon Yee reminisces about arguments made in the past and what bearing they have towards the future.

3 in the Key - Raptors vs Detroit, Game-Day


There are few teams in the NBA with a worse record than the Raptors. The Detroit Pistons are one of them and if the Raptors hope to come away with a win, Kinnon Yee says that they have to execute...

A desperate fight sees the Raptors lose


It was a hard fought loss as the Raptors were downed by the Jazz at the ACC. Still searching for a winning formula, Kinnon Yee is not sure whether the team is moving closer to finding that formula

Lowry rolls ankle in loss to the Thunder, 108-88


Not wanting to let the Raptors pick up where Atlanta had left off, the Thunder jumped on the Raptors early and didn't let the Raptors get back into it. Kinnon Yee talks about what happened and...

Raptors fight hard, but lose to Pacers...


Kinnon Yee takes a look at game one out of 82 and finds a lot to like about the Raptors. But like some other teams, they are a work in progress.

The Raptors need Terrence Ross


Preseason is almost complete. But with Terrence Ross sitting out a couple games due to a banged up knee, Kinnon Yee explains why he thinks Terrence Ross' development into a rotation player is in...

Raptors down Real Madrid 102-96 in Pre-Season open


The Raptors have started their "culture of change" by taking out Real Madrid in a rematch of their loss 5 years ago. Kinnon Yee breaks it down

Raptors Media Day Summary


Kinnon Yee takes time to discuss what happened at Media Day and his impressions about this year's edition of the Toronto Raptors

Raptors Media Day 2012 - Coming to you Live!!


Raptors HQ heads down with their group of writers, photographers and videographers. Join Kinnon Yee, Sasha Kalra, Scott Campsall, and Darren Bondy as they go in to get all the scoops from this...

Raptors Media Day 2012 - Get your questions in!

With Raptors Media Day almost upon us, Raptors HQ will be heading to the ACC to discuss items with players. Kinnon Yee will be making his fourth trek down and outlines how you can get involved with...

Aaron Gray Re-signs with the Toronto Raptors


According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Gray was re-signed to a 2 year deal. Financial details were not disclosed.

Kyle Lowry to the Raptors?


The trade is not yet done, but there's a lot of talk about the Rockets sending Kyle Lowry to the Raptors for a protected future first round pick. I thought that it would be unlikely that the Rockets would part with Lowry until they secured another PG of their own, but if this report holds water, the Raptors may have been able to upgrade their PG/backup PG spot. -- Edit -- Gary Forbes seems to have been traded over to Houston as part of the deal

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