The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Pacers (The Trouble With Triple-OT)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 140 Jazz 133 (3 OT)

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Jazz (Gimme Some MO)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 83 Sixers 93

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Sixers (Basketball Night In Canada)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 104 Mavs 109

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Fields To Have Hand Examined

After the Raptors’ latest slow start against the Mavs, head coach Dwane Casey acknowledged that a change to his starting five would have to be a consideration.

Injury may make that a necessity for Saturday’s home matchup vs the Sixers on Saturday (7PM, TSN, FAN590).

Landry Fields, who has started at small forward in every game for the Raptors, visited a hand specialist on Friday to examine discomfort in his right hand that he’s reportedly been experiencing for weeks.

The third-year pro has clearly struggled with his offence to start the season […]

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DeRozan Hitting His Stride And Pounding The Boards

DeMar DeRozan has become more aggressive all over the court in the early season.

DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors.

In the star-laden universe that is the NBA, real prominence means that people plug the player first, and the team second.

Perhaps in no other game does the personality of the team’s best player dictate how that team is perceived.

So the question is: is it DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors or the other way around?

“As long as my name is mentioned, I don’t care,” DeRozan said. “As long as I’m with […]

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Mavericks (Back-to-Back Blues)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 88 Thunder 108

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Quick Hits From A Thunderous Loss

Kyle Lowry landed on Serge Ibaka

After a week that saw the Raptors take a modest step forward in their development, it’s hard not to view Tuesday’s 108-88 road loss to the Thunder as anything less than two steps back. Some quick hits from the second biggest blowout of the night south of the border.

– We’ll get to the result in a second, but the greater concern has to be for point guard Kyle Lowry, who left the game in the second quarter with a right ankle sprain that looked absolutely awful in real time after […]

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Thunder

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 105 Wolves 86

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Timberwolves

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 100 Nets 107

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Raptors Give As Good As They Get, Lose Feisty Opener 90-88

Kyle Lowry had a huge night in his Raptors debut. (Ron Turenne/NBAE)

Someone must have known.

Before last night’s Raptor game, a gospel choir warmed up the Air Canada Centre crowd. As the players were introduced the men and women sang…

“We are not afraid.

“We are not afraid.”

Turns out no one was.

Do not adjust your set, Raptor fans. What you are seeing seems to be real and if the result is heartbreaking – the Raptors once led by 11,  the singers had a point.

The Raptors were the hammer and not the nail […]

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