DeRozan Launches All-Star Book Program

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DeMar DeRozan has been leader on court for the Raptors this season and he continues to serve as one in the community with the launch of the DeMar DeRozan All-Star Book Program in Toronto on Tuesday.

The program, which includes a partnership with The BIGA Picture, First Book Canada and the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation, draws much of its inspiration from the jersey number 10 worn by the first-time NBA All-Star. The program will donate over 3,000 books to 10 grade five classes from 10 schools in under-served areas of Toronto and ...

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Pelicans

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From NBA.com: After a tough five-game road trip, Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey said it’s only natural for his players to be looking forward to some time off over the All-Star break.

That doesn’t mean he’ll accept anything less than their best effort until then.

Atlantic Division-leading Toronto plays the first of two home games before the break Monday night while seeking a fifth straight victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

The Raptors (26-24) finished their trip 2-3 after falling 118-105 to the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday. ...

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Infographic: #RossRisesAgain

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Game Day: Raptors @ Clippers

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From NBA.com: Despite a monster performance from Blake Griffin, the Los Angeles Clippers dropped their first test of a challenging stretch and ended their home win streak at seven games.

The Clippers will try to get back on track Friday night when they host the Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors in the second of a five-game homestand that features a handful of the NBA’s elite.

Griffin scored a season-high 43 points and pulled down 16 rebounds Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough in a 116-112 loss to Miami. The ...

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Raptors Fan Jam Presented By Bell

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Join us this Sunday February 9th for Raptors Fan Jam, presented by Bell. Tickets are $5 and proceeds benefit the MLSE Foundation. With the purchase of a ticket you’ll get to watch the Raptors perform an on court demonstration from 3:00PM to approx.. 3:45PM (time subject to change). After the demonstration, the players will disperse to different activation stations where you will then have the opportunity to meet and greet the players, take photos or receive an autograph, and much more.

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DeRozan, Valanciunas Help Raptors Turn Back Jazz

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SALT LAKE CITY (CP) – Jonas Valanciunas was “juiced” from the moment he batted the opening tip into the backcourt.

The improving big man from Lithuania set the tone and then DeMar DeRozan sealed the deal.

“I was really excited to play Enes (Kanter). He’s a good buddy of mine and we’ve played since I was 15 years old. We talked all the game,” said Valanciunas, who had 18 points and nine rebounds to help the Toronto Raptors turn back the Utah Jazz 94-79 on Monday ...

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Jazz

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The Toronto Raptors have been one of the Eastern Conference’s best road teams, and they’ve shown some fight in the first two games of their longest trip of the season.

That often hasn’t been the case when they’ve had to travel to Salt Lake City.

The Atlantic Division leaders seek their sixth win in eight games while beating the Jazz for the only the second time in eight visits Monday night.

Following a 100-90 win in Denver on Friday in the opener of a season-high five-game swing, the ...

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Valanciunas Named To BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge

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The National Basketball Association announced Wednesday that Jonas Valanciunas (YO-nahs vah-lahn-CHEW-nahs) has been selected to participate in the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. The event features two teams each consisting of nine rookies and sophomores mixed together, drafted from a pool selected by the NBA’s assistant coaches. The Rising Stars Challenge will be played Friday, February 14 at New Orleans Arena and can be seen on TSN2 / TNT beginning at 9 p.m. (ET).

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Magic

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With their statement-making win in the Atlantic Division, the Toronto Raptors have clinched a second straight winning month for the first time in four years.

Though they could be without leading scorer DeMar DeRozan, the first-place Raptors appear to have a good opportunity to keep it going against the NBA’s worst road team.

Toronto goes for its fourth win in five games Wednesday night as it tries to deal the Orlando Magic a 10th straight loss away from home (7 PM ET, ...

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Nets

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Update: Morning shootaroud video with Terrence Ross, Patrick Patterson and injury updates from head coach Dwane Casey below…

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The Raptors aim to get back on track in an important divisional matchup against the Nets in Brooklyn tonight (7 PM, TSN, Sportsnet 590 The FAN)

Terrence Ross was the story for the Raptors on Saturday with a career-high and franchise-tying 51-point performance, but it came in a costly 126-118 loss to the Clippers.

That defeat reduced the Raptors’ lead over the Nets in the Atlantic ...

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