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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 »

Raptors keep rolling, come back home to host Pacers

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Yes, the Raptors are really hot right now, but so are the Indiana Pacers – who’ve won five straight, seven of their last ten, and lie first place in the NBA with a 25-5 record. Indiana is the best defensive team in the league – holding their opponents to just 89 ppg. Oh, and they’re also really deep – especially ... Read More »

Game Day: 76ers @ Raptors

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Believe it or not, the Raptors are still only one game back from the Atlantic Division lead. If there’s anything that we’ve learned over the past week though, it’s that that’s not really a place Masai Ujiri wants to be in. With Rudy Gay gone, Lowry reportedly on the block (that article will come later), the Raptors could be riggin’ ... Read More »

Game Day: Blazers @ Raptors

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The Portland Trailblazers are off to a great start this season. Currently sitting at 7-2, the Blazers have won five in a row; and with a win today, they’ll have their longest win streak since 2011. The Blazers are out-rebounding their opponents by 12 boards, and scoring 103 ppg. The Raptors need to keep LaMarcus Aldridge at bay. LMA is ... Read More »

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