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Raptors edge Suns, 104-100

RapsVsSuns

The Toronto Raptors were on a four-game winning streak heading into tonight’s game against the Phoenix Suns. They’ve looked great over the winning streak and haven’t had too many grind it out until the end games. Until tonight, that is. The Raptors started off at a decent pace, feeding Jonas Valanciunas the ball in the post and getting him touch ... Read More »

Raptor of the Week: Nov.16-22

LouVsCavs

The Raptors played three games this week, including a back-to-back. They won each matchup, taking out heavyweight Memphis, upstart Milwaukee and the LeBron James-led Cleveland. This week was full of excitement and fun, especially with the Raptors improving to an 11-2 record and keeping a strong hold on the top of the Eastern Conference. There are three notable players this ... Read More »

Vince Carter and the Dangerous Grip of Nostalgia

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On Wednesday night, during a commercial timeout, the Toronto Raptors celebrated Vince Carter as part of their 20th Anniversary theme for this season. All things considered, the moment went very well. The fans gave Carter a classy applause, the video was entertaining and Vinsanity himself sprung leaks in both eyes. Then the game began and on the first possession in ... Read More »

Raptor of the Week: Nov.9-15

LowryVsPhilly

The Toronto Raptors played four games this week, winning three of them. They defeated Philadelphia, Orlando and Utah, but lost a big game to Chicago. The Raps are now sitting at an 8-2 record. They are still atop the Eastern Conference, though they lack that signature win that fans want to see. The closest they’ve had was the blowout win ... Read More »

Could Williams Win Sixth Man Award?

New York Knicks v Toronto Raptors

Back in the 2011-12 season, Lou Williams received the second most votes for the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award. He was beaten out only by James Harden (remember those days, Thunder fans?), who has become an All-Star player as a starter in Houston. This was before Williams’ ACL tear in 2013 and what most would consider the high ... Read More »

Raptors Practice: DeRozan, Vasquez & Dwane Casey

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Raptor of the Week: Oct.28-Nov.8

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It’s baaaaaaaack. That’s right, folks, Raptor of the Week is back! You may have been wondering where this has been since this past week wasn’t technically the first of the season, but the second.  While that may be true, the first week of the season is always a little different since it usually isn’t a normal week and sometimes only ... Read More »

The Starters Educate the TNT Crew on The Raps

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The Starters educate the TNT crew with some Raptors knowledge: Read More »

Recap: DeRozan, Lowry come clutch in win over Celtics

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Playing their 4th game in 5 days Wednesday night, the Raptors could have very easily let this game slip away. Playing without their starting frontcourt in Jonas Valanciunas and Amir Johnson, the easy excuse was there for the taking. However, this team has shown again and again that they simply will not do that. After being down almost the entire ... Read More »

Quick Recap: Raptors smack Magic 108-95

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The Raptors defeated the Orlando Magic 108-95 tonight, despite playing a mediocre game as a whole. The bench was less than stellar, scoring just 27 points total. James Johnson was the lone bright spot, responsible for 12 of those points. Both DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry had big nights, finding the juice to push the team to the victory. DeRozan ... Read More »

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