Game Preview: Raptors @ Kings

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From NBA.com: The Toronto Raptors’ decision to trade Rudy Gay was seen largely as a move aimed at financial flexibility.

Since the deal, though, they’ve been one of the better teams in the NBA.

Toronto will face Gay for the first time since trading him when they visit the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.

Gay shifted teams for the second time in less than two seasons as part of a seven-player deal Dec. 9. The trade also saw Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy join him in Sacramento, while ...

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Blazers

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The Raptors can only hope that February picks up where January left off against the Blazers (33-13) tonight in Portland (10 PM ET, TSN, Sportsnet 590 The FAN).

A road victory in Denver over the Nuggets on Friday matched a franchise record with 11 wins in January. Here are a few reasons why the Raptors (25-21) can confidently aim for a fourth straight win tonight.

Season Of Slump Busting: Last night’s win ended a nine-game drought in Denver for the Raptors dating back to when ...

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Matt’s Stats: Raptors vs. Nuggets

Matt Devin breaks down the numbers you need before Raptors @ Nuggets tonight in Denver (9 PM ET, Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 590).

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Nuggets

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UPDATE (12:30 PM): Some key injury updates for the Raptors after morning shootaround in Denver…

DeRozan (left ankle/foot) questionable, Johnson (right ankle) & Patterson (broken nose) probable tonight at Denver. #RTZ #Raptors

— RaptorsMR (@RaptorsMR) January 31, 2014

The Nuggets, also have some personnel questionable for tonight, most notably starting point guard Ty Lawson (left rotator cuff strain). He’s listed as a game time decision, but Raptors head coach Dwane Casey isn’t leaving anything to chance.

Watch more from shootaround with  DeMar DeRozan and Patrick Patterson.

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The #RTZ Weekly Lookahead: Open Gym Now Online

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Kat and Jay look ahead to a busy four-game week, including Fan Night on Saturday vs. the Clippers. That plus great news on full episodes of Open Gym, presented by BlackBerry, now playing at Raptors.com.

Mobile users CLICK HERE

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Celtics

UPDATE – 2:26 PM: Rondo’s back…

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have recalled guard Rajon Rondo from the Maine Red Claws: http://t.co/5JKTg6R30J

— Boston Celtics (@celtics) January 15, 2014

 

UPDATE – 1:22 PM: Rajon Rondo’s getting closer, but won’t play for the Celtics tonight. He’s been assigned to the Maine Red Claws of the NBA D-League for essentially a one-day workout.

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have assigned guard Rajon Rondo to the Maine Red Claws: http://t.co/LSws70skGk

— Boston Celtics (@celtics) January 15, 2014

 

The Raptors try and end another major road losing ...

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Lowry Makes Special Delivery After Interception In Chicago

It wasn’t exactly a banner finish to 2013 for Alan Vale.

The name may not sound familiar, but his plight just might. Vale was the fan in the Raptors jersey below. He’s the one who doesn’t end up with Kyle Lowry’s shoes after the Raptors’ New Year’s Eve road win over the Bulls.

Ouch. The night started well enough for Vale, a Toronto native who decided to travel to Chicago to see his favourite team on New Year’s Eve.

“I went with my girlfriend and we just wanted to go to an ...

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Nets

Tonight presents a pretty important divisional game for a relatively unchallenged front-running Raptors team when the host the Brooklyn Nets (7 PM, TSN2, Sportsnet 590 The FAN)

Since players from the Raptors locker were pulled from the lineup before the December 8th game in Los Angeles, the remaining group has banded together and integrated pieces fairly seemlessly from Sacramento. Beating the Lakers that night in Kobe Bryant’s return was considered an upset, as was beating the Bulls in Chicago (twice). Same with Dallas, definitely in OKC and indubitably versus ...

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Pacers

Latest word is the Pelicans will get out of Indy to Miami tonight. We will take their plane and head back to Indy. #RTZ #Raptors

— RaptorsMR (@RaptorsMR) January 7, 2014

 

Now staying the night in Miami. Leaving tmrw a.m. for Indy. Feel for those stuck in airports. #RTZ #Raptors

— RaptorsMR (@RaptorsMR) January 7, 2014

 

It’s been that kind of challenge getting into Indianapolis, where there Raptors are scheduled to face a Pacers team undoubtedly looking for a little revenge tonight at Bankers Life Fieldhouse (7 PM ET, Sportsnet, TSN 1050).

The Raptors were ...

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Game Recap: Raptors 101, Wizards 88

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Recap | Box Score | Photos | Video Highlights & Post-Game Reaction | #RTZ Digital Rundown

More from yet another road win for the surging Raptors, who defeated the Wizards 101-88 at Verizon Center for their fifth straight victory on Friday night in Washington:

- The Raptors have been fourth-quarter warriors during this recent run, but it was the third that propelled them in Washington on Friday. The Raptors outscored the Wizards 36-16 after the break, where Casey harped on the need to buckle down defensively following a Wizards second-quarter run. Washington ...

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