Game Day: Raptors @ Pelicans

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Season Series: Raptors 1-0

The good thing about back-to-backs is they force you to forget about the last game and focus on the challenge ahead. Fresh off an overtime-loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night, the Toronto Raptors are in New Orleans and hoping to dust off their shoulders to get back on track against the Pelicans.

The last time these teams met, Kyle Lowry had a 19-point, 12-assist double-double and DeMar DeRozan scored 22 points as the Raptors downed the Pelicans 108-101. Amir Johnson missed ...

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Game Day: Raptors @ Hawks

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Season Series: Raptors 1-1

After a disappointing loss to the Phoenix Suns on Sunday afternoon, the Toronto Raptors face off against the Atlanta Hawks in Atlanta on Tuesday night. While these teams have split a pair of games earlier this year, the Hawks were recently in free-fall mode, dropping 14 of 15 games prior to the four-game winning streak they bring into Tuesday’s game.

While the Raptors hold a three-game lead on the Brooklyn Nets at the top of the Atlantic Division, the Hawks are holding down ...

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Raptors Get Stretch Run Lesson In Loss To Suns

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Shortly before the Phoenix Suns shot their way to a 121-113 victory against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek praised the depth of Toronto’s bench. With Gerald Green scoring 28 points to lead the way, Hornacek spent Sunday afternoon watching his own bench outscore Toronto’s reserves 59-11.

In addition to the 28 from Green, Markieff Morris had a 16-point, 14-rebound double-double for the Suns, who are in a battle ...

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Suns

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Season Series: Raptors 0-1

The Toronto Raptors will try to go a perfect 3-0 when they close out this three-game homestand on Sunday afternoon against the Phoenix Suns.

In Toronto’s previous meeting against Phoenix (on Dec. 6), the Suns overwhelmed the Raptors with their speed and handed them their fifth consecutive loss. That was the team’s longest losing streak this season and moved them to 6-12.

In that loss, Markieff Morris led the way with 23 points for the Suns. Amir Johnson scored 22 points for the Raptors. ...

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Raptors Take Control Late In Bounce Back Win Over Grizzlies

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As the Toronto Raptors push toward the postseason, they need to learn from their losses and not make the same mistakes twice. On Friday night in a convincing 99-86 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto seemed to be playing to avenge a loss to the Brooklyn Nets earlier in the week.

While the Raptors allowed Brooklyn to overwhelm them with their experience and be the aggressors from the jump, against the Grizzlies, save for a slow start, they were ready.

“I don’t mean this in ...

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Grizzlies

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Season Series: Raptors 1-0

With the Memphis Grizzlies in town to face the Toronto Raptors, the Raptors look to continue their winning ways over the Grizzlies this season.

Toronto defeated Memphis easily in a blowout preseason game at Air Canada Centre in October, then did the same in the Grizzlies’ house in a 103-87 regular-season victory in November.

The game marked former Raptor Rudy Gay’s return to the FedEx forum for the first time since being traded to Toronto, and it was Gay who led the way offensively ...

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Raptors Depth Helps Grind Out Key Win Over Pistons

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The Toronto Raptors notched their 36th victory of the season on Wednesday night in a 101-87 win against the Detroit Pistons. It wasn’t a particularly pretty game. Neither team shot well. Each team turned the ball over 16 times.

Still, it was an important victory for Toronto because the team is in the home stretch of a playoff run with 19 games remaining. This is new territory for some of these players. They’re learning as they go with Raptors head coach Dwane Casey leading the way.

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Pistons

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Season Series: Raptors 1-0

After a disappointing loss in Brooklyn on Monday night, the Toronto Raptors are back at Air Canada Centre to kick off a three-game homestand. On Wednesday night they take on the Detroit Pistons, who are on the second night of a back-to-back after collecting a victory over the Sacramento Kings.

Toronto rolled to an easy victory against the Pistons when they were in town on January 8th. Tallying a 112-91 win, Kyle Lowry scored a team-high 21 points to go with nine assists ...

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Veteran Nets Close Out Raptors In Possible Playoff Preview

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With 1:36 remaining on Monday night, DeMar DeRozan took a three and missed a three. 16 year-veteran Paul Pierce grabbed the rebound and promptly hit a three of his own. The game had been tied at 94 points apiece. Pierce’s three gave the Brooklyn Nets a three-point advantage. Brooklyn would go on to close out the 101-97 victory from there.

That three —and Pierce’s 10-point fourth quarter— is exactly why the Nets are a dangerous team. Regardless of the four-game ...

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Game Day: Raptors @ Nets

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Season Series: Raptors 2-1

The Toronto Raptors are in Brooklyn to face the Nets while being nine games above .500 for the first time since the 2006-2007 season thanks to a road win in Minnesota on Sunday night.

Currently holding a four-game lead on the Nets, Toronto will look to take another step toward winning the Atlantic Division. They’ll do so without the services of Patrick Patterson, who was ruled out for the next 7-10 days because of a right ulnar collateral sprain.

In Toronto’s dramatic 104-103 victory ...

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