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Game Day: Raptors vs Grizzlies

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Twenty years ago the Raptors and Grizzlies began their NBA journey, and now – two decades later – both teams sit at the top of their respective conferences posing their best starts in franchise history. Twice this season the Raptors have come up against two teams that are better (In Miami’s case it’s arguable) than them on paper in Miami ... Read More »

Raptor of the Week: Nov.9-15

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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?

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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 »

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 »

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 »

2014-15 Raptors Season Preview

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Welcome to our Raptors Watch 2014-15 preview! We’ve gathered a few of our writers to tackle some things to look forward to this season and answer some questions. With the Raptors playing their first game on Wednesday night, we thought it’d be best to get everyone even more excited the day before! So before tip-off, give this a gander, eh? ... Read More »

Twitter drama: NBA snubs Raptors, Raptors respond

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It really is silly that the DeMar-Lowry combo gets barely any love. They are clearly one of – if not the best – backcourt duos in the league. What do you think? pic.twitter.com/V1U80wXmjo — NBA (@NBA) October 2, 2014 This pretty much sums it up: http://t.co/V4b9XBngIN #WeTheNorth #RTZ RT @nba: What do you think? pic.twitter.com/4abah7ZyvK — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) October ... Read More »

Raptor of the Year: Preseason Power Rankings

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The new season is so close that fans and players alike can almost taste it. Everybody is going around talking about how much weight their favourite player lost, while the players themselves are busy throwing shade at other players or media on social networking sites. Us bloggers even got a special one from Jeff Green! Jeff Green on his critics ... Read More »

Jonas, Amir, DeMar make list of SI’s Top 100 NBA players

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I’m going to assume Kyle Lowry will be in the top 50. 80 JONAS VALANCIUNAS, RAPTORS Center | Age: 22 6-11, 231 pounds Last year: Unranked 2013-14 statistics • 11.3 PPG, 8.8 RPG, 0.9 BPG, 53.1 FG% • 16.1 PER, 6.7 Win Shares, -3.0 RAPM Valanciunas isn’t always mentioned in the discussion of the NBA’s most promising young big men, ... Read More »

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