Game Preview: Raptors @ Sixers

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Raptors Audio: Lowry On Game Day From Philly

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Raptors Audio: Casey On Game Day From Philly

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The Toronto Raptors (21-20) needed a huge performance from DeMar DeRozan to rescue them from a huge deficit in their last game.

DeRozan might be poised for another career night against the Philadelphia 76ers (14-28) given what he’s done so far in the season series.

He’ll try to help Toronto win a third straight meeting with the 76ers on Friday night when the Raptors visit Philadelphia (7 PM ET, TSN2, TSN 1050).

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Raptors Surge Past Mavericks At Home

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TORONTO (CP) — With teammate Kyle Lowry ailing, DeMar DeRozan put the Toronto Raptors on his shoulders Wednesday night.

DeRozan had a career-high 40 points to rally the Raptors to a 93-85 home win over the Dallas Mavericks, their first victory in three games. And with fellow guard Lowry struggling with the stomach flu _ he went 0-for-10 from the field, including 0-for-6 from beyond the arc — it was DeRozan who led Toronto to its third straight decision over the Mavs.

“Once I saw Kyle with ...

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Mavericks

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The Dallas Mavericks have one of the best assist-to-turnover ratios in the NBA thanks in large part to the steady play of Jose Calderon.

Calderon was greeted warmly in his first return to Toronto, but the receptions have been different for Vince Carter when he’s gone back north.

Carter has also been efficient with the basketball and Wednesday night’s contest figures to be one of his final games in Toronto as the Mavericks continue a three-game trip.

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Bobcats

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After having their home winning streak stopped, the first-place Toronto Raptors are hoping to put an end to their road struggles with a rare win in Charlotte (2 PM ET, Sportsnet, TSN 1050).

With Kemba Walker out for the slumping Bobcats, the Raptors will try to avoid falling back to .500 by snapping a six-game losing streak in Charlotte on Monday.

The Raptors (20-19) have built a lead atop the weak Atlantic Division thanks to their strong play at home, but they had a six-game winning streak there halted ...

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Raptors Can’t Hold Off Lakers At Home

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TORONTO (CP) – Nick Young had 29 points while Pau Gasol added 22 to lead the short-handed Los Angeles Kings past the Toronto Raptors 112-106 on Sunday afternoon at the Air Canada Centre.

The Lakers (16-25) rallied from deficits of 19 and 17 points for their second straight win but only their third in their past 15 contests.

DeMar DeRozan had 23 points while Kyle Lowry added 21 for Toronto (20-19), which had its six-game home win streak halted. The Raptors also lost the chance for their first-ever season sweep of ...

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Kyle Lowry could very well deserve his first All-Star selection after his recent hot streak has helped the Toronto Raptors take control in the weak Atlantic Division.

Lowry will look to help the Raptors extend their home winning streak to seven games when they host the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.

Playing his best basketball of the season of late, Lowry is averaging 18.6 points and 8.1 assists since Dec. 28, helping Toronto (20-18) go 8-3 in that span and move four games ahead of second-place Brooklyn in the ...

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Raptors Streak Past Wolves 94-89 At Home

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TORONTO (CP) – Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors made up for a sub-par road performance by continuing their mastery of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Lowry had 24 points to lead Toronto to a 94-89 victory before an Air Canada Centre sellout crowd of 19,800, the Raptors’ 10th straight home win over Minnesota and 17th in 18 head-to-head meetings. More importantly, it came just two nights after a disappointing 88-83 road loss to the Boston Celtics.

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Raptors Inspired By Strongest Fans During SickKids Visit

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On Thursday, January 16th, the Toronto Raptors spent a few hours with some of their smallest but strongest fans.

The team paid their annual visit to SickKids Hospital in downtown Toronto, a long-standing team tradition. With many new faces on the team this season, it would be the first time that many of the Raptors had a chance to visit the hospital.

The day began with Susie Petro, Child Life Specialist at SickKids, describing the visit to the players. As Susie spoke, the motivation for the day ...

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Timberwolves

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The Toronto Raptors will try to atone for a subpar performance when they return home from a brief trip. A matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves might help (TSN, TSN 1050, Get Tickets).

The Raptors will attempt to add to their dominance over the Timberwolves with another high-scoring performance at Air Canada Centre as they seek a sixth consecutive home win Friday night.

Toronto (19-18) averaged 108.0 points and made 43.0 percent of its 3-pointers while sweeping a three-game homestand, but couldn’t carry its ...

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Raptors Struggles In Boston Continue With 88-83 Loss To Celtics

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BOSTON (CP) — Jared Sullinger was piling up the rebounds and needed an assist from sidelined guard Rajon Rondo to realize what was happening.

Sullinger scored 25 points and grabbed a career-best 20 rebounds, Avery Bradley had 20 points and the Boston Celtics held on to snap a nine-game losing streak with an 88-83 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.

“I didn’t even think about it until Rondo said, ‘Look up at the scoreboard and get one more,”’ Sullinger said of ...

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