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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 »

Game Day: Raptors @ Celtics

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How good are the Celtics this year? That’s an interesting question. One that we can’t possibly answer until we’ve looped this amazing vine a dozen times. Pretty epic, and a fitting way to start dissecting the question above. Marcus Smart is part of the new identity the Boston Celtics possess. The rookie out of Oklahoma State is one of the ... Read More »

Raptors annihilate Thunder; no biggie

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If this was a regular season game, I’d probably be delirious. Even by pre-season standards though, the shellacking the Raptors gave the Thunder last night in Wichita was something you could take with a grain of salt. There was the obvious absence of the league’s MVP, but the Thunder were also without Kendrick Perkins, Reggie Jackson, and Nick Collison. Meanwhile, ... Read More »

Sights & Sounds: Raptors @ Celtics

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Dwane Casey drew up a brilliant play to win the game. In reality, I’m sure that if this was a regular season game, Dwane Casey would draw up something different then an iso, right? Maybe. Regardless, it’s comforting to know that the Raptors have an added weapon in the clutch this year. Pre-season basketball can bring us a roller-coaster of ... Read More »

Why Raptor fans should be as excited for Lucas Nogueira as they are for Lou Williams

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This is one of those trades that makes the saying “In Masai we trust” a quite valid, sound, and rational way of thinking. The Raptors give up John Salmons + 2015 2nd-round draft pick, and receive Gold in return. Lou Williams Lou Williams is an efficient player (14.2 PER), and is also an expiring contract. He’s one of those notorious ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors vs. Celtics

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Chalk up a win, or a Knicks loss – either one of those scenarios will see the Raptors clinch a playoff berth. Hopefully, both of those things will happen. Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics – Air Canada Center – 7 pm   Praise for DeMar Celtics head coach Brad Stevens had all kinds of pleasant things to say about DeMar ... Read More »

Quick Recap: Raptors win in Boston for first time in six years

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And with the win, the Raptors put one foot in the door to the 2013-2014 playoffs. Let’s dance. With the Nets losing in Charlotte tonight in an OT thriller, the Raptors now regain their 2.5 game advantage, and reclaim the 3rd seed in the East. Quick Recap The Celtics quickly got off to a 5-0 start; but the Raptors bounced ... Read More »

Game Day: Raps look to bounce back against Celtics

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The Raptors have fallen to fourth in the Eastern Conference. They are now a game back from Chicago for the third spot that they held for so long. Tonight is another chance to go out and get a much needed win. Perhaps the fact that they’ve actually lost the spot will now push them into a mode of urgency. “We’re ... Read More »

Raptors interested in Rajon Rondo

As per realGM Wiretap: The Toronto Raptors are interested in Rajon Rondo, according to multiple sources. The Raptors like Rondo’s basketball resume and he would also bring a ‘star’ element to the franchise. Rondo has many backers in the organization. Rondo is scheduled to become a free agent in 2015. The Raptors have been engaging in trade talks with Kyle ... Read More »

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