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Raptor of the Week: April 7-13

Amir Johnson; Jonas Valanciunas;

The Raptors played three games this week and now have only two left in the regular season. They defeated Philadelphia, lost to New York and then finished off Detroit today. The Raps are sitting at a 47-33 record, tied for the most wins in franchise history. And what’s helped them get there? How about an insane week from three players? ... Read More »

Update: Details On Jonas’ DUI Charge

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From Michael Grange: First: Jonas Valanciunas will not be suspended for any portion of the upcoming NBA playoffs. Second: The Toronto Raptors centre is officially on his chance No.2 after being charged with impaired driving in Wasaga Beach, Ont., early Monday morning. Hopefully he uses it wisely. He gets a second chance not because he’s as friendly and approachable a ... Read More »

Breaking: Jonas charged with DUI

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BREAKING: @Raptors player Jonas Valanciunas has been charged with driving under the influence in Wasaga Beach. — NEWSTALK1010 (@newstalk1010) April 7, 2014 Official statement from the Toronto Raptors: We were made aware this morning of the incident involving Jonas Valanciunas and are disappointed he has put himself in this situation. We take this matter very seriously as we have the ... Read More »

Nostalgia Nonsense: Say No to VC

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There has been quite the chatter amongst Raptors fans, thanks in no small part to Vince Carter: The Re-imagination of VC documentary (shown below), of legendary Toronto Raptor Vince Carter making a return to The Big Smoke to end his career. This all seems well and good (excluding the animosity some fans still hold towards Carter), and it’s great that ... Read More »

GIF: T-Ross monster slam vs. Atlanta

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Raptor of the Week: March 17-23

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The Raptors played four games this week, splitting the number. They defeated New Orleans and Atlanta, while also losing to Atlanta and OKC in a heartbreaker. There has been some very notable play on the Raptors lately, what with players being injured. That leaves us with two honourable mentions this week to go along with our winner. Amir Johnson has ... Read More »

Wiggins Watch: Jayhawks defeat Eastern Kentucky, 80-69

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In his first March Madness game, Andrew Wiggins and his Jayhawks met a spunky Colonels team that just didn’t want to go away. Without center Joel Embiid, the team fought hard to keep EK at bay as the Colonels drilled three-pointer after three-pointer, going 12-31 from deep. One particular player, Glenn Cosey, hit five threes for his club and scored ... Read More »

Is T-Ross the new T-Mac?

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When Terrence Ross came into the league, there were people already comparing him to past Toronto Raptor Tracy McGrady, saying that this kid’s game was similar enough that he could very well be a second coming. After the first season of Ross’ play, most fans and journalists laughed this notion off, having seen nothing from Ross that would warrant his ... Read More »

Raptors recall Dwight Buycks from D-League

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As per realGM Wiretap Dwight Buycks has been recalled from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League by the Toronto Raptors. Buycks was reassigned to the Jam on March 5. He appeared in three games, totaling 61 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists in 98 minutes. Buycks scored a game-high 28 points on 12-for-19 shooting from the field March ... Read More »

Raps go down in triple OT thriller vs. Wizards

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Quick Stats: D. Derozan – 34 points, 12-14 FT’s, 57 minutes K. Lowry – 18 points, 10 assists, 9 rebounds, 54 minutes G. Vasquez – 26 points, 8 assists, 4-9 3PT J. Wall – 31 points, 9 assists M. Gortat – 31 points, 12 rebounds, 4 blocks Analysis: For the first time in what seems like a couple games, the ... Read More »

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