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Game Day: Raptors vs Bucks

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What you need to know about the Bucks.. This is not the same team that the Raptors swept 4-0 last season. Jason Kidd – believe it or not – has taken this team to another level, and has everyone playing with confidence, particularly on the defensive end of the floor. The Bucks are neck-in-neck with the Raptors at 7th best ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors vs 76ers

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In a very rare situation, the Raptors – as the top seed in the East – find themselves hosting the last place team in the conference. However transitory the whole thing might be, it’s a great feeling. Even before the season started, you could easily circle this game on the schedule as the easiest game on paper. The current results ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors vs. Knicks

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If there was ever a preseason game that might give an accurate teaser of the regular season, it would be tonight’s game vs the Knicks in Montreal. Being the last pre-season game and all, Dwane Casey has stated that he’ll go with a more regular rotation to get the squad prepared for the season opener against the Hawks on Wednesday. ... Read More »

Game Day: Pacers @ Raptors

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This is a great chance to beat the Indiana Pacers. They’re struggling – having lost three-of-four, and six of their last nine. They’ve ‘slipped’ to a first place tie with the Heat, and Miami has a chance to overtake them tonight. The Pacers also have a tough remaining schedule, which includes games against Miami and OKC. They did however, finally ... 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 »

Game Day: Raptors @ Cavs

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The Cleveland Cavaliers will be without Kyrie Irving tonight, but that doesn’t mean you should sleep on them. The Cavs are coming off of a win against the Knicks where they haulted New York’s 8-game unbeaten run. Without Irving, former Raptor Jarrett Jack stepped up – scoring a season-high 31 points while dishing out 10 assists. Raptors on a mission ... Read More »

Game Day: Grizzlies @ Raptors

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The Memphis Grizzlies are a dangerous team to play against these days. Having won four straight and posing a record of 38-26, the Grizzlies are in a battle with Dallas and Phoenix for one of the last two remaining playoff spots in the West. It’s a tale of how good the West really is. Case in point, with that kind ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors @ Nets

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These are not the same disoriented Nets that the Raptors defeated a little over a fortnight ago. Au contraire, they are on fire lately, having gone 9-1 in their last 10. Their only loss in that span was to the Raptors, who now lie just 1.5 games ahead of the rejuvenated Nets who are 20-22. The Brooklyn Nets are the ... Read More »

Game Day: Raptors @ Celtics

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The Boston Celtics have lost nine in a row. It’s the longest current losing streak in the NBA. We don’t feel too bad for them here at Raptors Watch, because we know it’s all too important to give back some long, overdue, revenge. It would be nice to beat up on the Celtics for once – something they’ve been doing ... Read More »

Game Day: Nets @ Raptors

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The Brooklyn Nets have gone from being the laughing stock of the NBA, to being a team that deserves a tremendous amount of respect. All of this within the span of five games. Five games which saw the Nets reel off five straight wins – beating OKC, Cleveland, Atlanta, Golden State, and Miami. In those five – highly impressive – ... Read More »

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