Raptors Training Camp Recap: Day Four

Thursday was the final day of training camp at the Canada Games Centre for the Raptors and we’ve got video from after the morning session.

Head coach Dwane Casey expressed that he was much more satisfied with Thursday’s practice than the lone session on Wednesday, particularly in terms of the Raptors’ execution at the offensive end. We’ve got more from Casey, plus Ed Davis on his first proper training camp experience and director of sports science Alex McKechnie with a brief update on Jonas Valanciunas.

The Raptors finish their stay here on ...

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A History Lesson In Halifax

With an afternoon off in Halifax, head coach Dwane Casey traded the court for some culture, by taking a tour of the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia on Thursday.

For Casey, learning more about Halifax’s rich history and proud ties to the Undergraound Railroad was a priority with his team in town for training camp.

“I thought it was important just to see the historical part of Halifax while we’re here,” said Casey. “Especially [Halifax's role in] the Underground Railroad, which I have a cultural history with. I think that’s important not only ...

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Raptors Training Camp Recap: Day Three

Thursday represented the lightest day of training camp for the Raptors in Halifax, with just the one morning practice before getting the rest of the day off.

It might have come just in time as head coach Dwane Casey noted that fatigue might have been setting in somewhat with his players after a fifth practice session in three days. We’ve got more from Casey, along with interviews with DeMar DeRozan and Amir Johnson below.

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More From Gray, Lucas…

We’ve got more Training Camp video from Day 2 in Halifax, as Matt Devlin took some time to speak with centre Aaron Gray and new point guard John Lucas III.

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Raptors Training Camp Recap: Day Two

We’ve got more video from Day 2 of Raptors Training Camp, including head coach Dwane Casey, Andrea Bargnani, Terrence Ross one-on-one with Sherman Hamilton and more from Kyle Lowry. More to come from the evening session…

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Lowry, Anderson One-On-Ones

We’ve got a little more from Day One of Raptors Training Camp, as Sherman Hamilton of NBA TV Canada sat down with Kyle Lowry and Alan Anderson for some one-on-ones. More from Day Two in Halifax to come…

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Raptors Training Camp Recap: Day One

The Raptors tipped off Training Camp on Tuesday with their first of four two-a-day practice sessions this week at the Canada Games Centre in Halifax.  First up after the morning workout was head coach Dwane Casey, who spoke about an early focus on re-establishing the team’s defensive foundation early, a rough approximation of Kyle Lowry’s “swag quotient”, progress for third-year forward Ed Davis and much more.

Speaking of Valanciunas, the rookie big man continues to recover from a calf strain that sidelined him in informal workouts in Toronto last week, but ...

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Lowry, Fields Hit The Road

Landry Fields and Kyle Lowry we’re getting to know their new city on Wednesday as they hopped in some Purolator trucks and personally helped deliver tickets to some longtime Raptors season seat holders around the GTA.

See how the day unfolded from Fields’ perspective in the video above and check out some of the best tweets from the afternoon of special deliveries below…

 
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An Early Setback For Valanciunas

Breath easy Raptors fans, Jonas Valanciunas is expected to be OK.

That was the news from the team’s latest voluntary workout on Monday, after it was revealed that the fifth overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft suffered a left calf strain during a shooting drill at Air Canada Centre on Saturday.

“He was here shooting Saturday morning with [assistant coach] Scott Roth, he went up to go into his shot and he felt something pop,” Dwane Casey told the media on Monday. “Your first thought is that it was his achilles ...

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Landry Goes To The Movies…

What happens when the Raptors arrive to Toronto before one of the world’s greatest film festivals? You get great shots Landry Fields at the TIFF premiere of Spike Lee’s Bad 25 below.

Fields with Elaine Alden.

 

Fields with the legendary director himself. We won’t even hold the fact that he’s a Knicks fan against him!

 

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