Raptors Take Control Late In Bounce Back Win Over Grizzlies

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As the Toronto Raptors push toward the postseason, they need to learn from their losses and not make the same mistakes twice. On Friday night in a convincing 99-86 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, Toronto seemed to be playing to avenge a loss to the Brooklyn Nets earlier in the week.

While the Raptors allowed Brooklyn to overwhelm them with their experience and be the aggressors from the jump, against the Grizzlies, save for a slow start, they were ready.

“I don’t mean this in ...

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Raptors Take Down Grizzlies

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TORONTO (CP) - Days after folding down the stretch in a loss to division-rival Brooklyn, the Toronto Raptors made a statement on Friday night.

Toronto stood tall in final quarter this time around, scoring 12 straight points late to break open a tie game on the way to a 99-86 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies before a crowd of 18,465 at Air Canada Centre.

“That’s a tough team to beat. We beat a playoff team,” said Toronto guard Greivis Vasquez, who scored 17 points off the bench, including ...

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Pregame With Chuck Hayes

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Chuck Hayes has provided a much-needed veteran presence on this young Raptors team. I sat down with him prior to the Raptors’ big game against the Grizzlies (TSN, FAN590).

 

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Recognizing Toronto’s Invaluable First Responders

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By Akasha Di Tomasso – Raptors.com

On August 29th, 2013 Dwayne Harrison, a twenty-three year old George Brown College basketball player was playing a pick-up game when he collapsed on the court at Lawrence Heights Community Centre. Harrison had gone into sudden cardiac arrest.

Ted Rennie, a Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation custodian was nearby and immediately called 911. Luckily, Ted had also been trained as a part of Toronto EMS’ Safe City program. That training, in combination with the assistance he received from a bystander and Toronto Emergency Medical Dispatcher Rocky ...

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The Raptor To Return For Home Stretch

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Hey Raptor fans, The Raptor is off the injury reserve and is ready to return on March 23rd!

Raptors head coach Dwane Casey spoke to the media about The Raptor’s return and said the plan is to ease him back into game action slowly.

More updates to come throughout the week.

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Grizzlies

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Season Series: Raptors 1-0

With the Memphis Grizzlies in town to face the Toronto Raptors, the Raptors look to continue their winning ways over the Grizzlies this season.

Toronto defeated Memphis easily in a blowout preseason game at Air Canada Centre in October, then did the same in the Grizzlies’ house in a 103-87 regular-season victory in November.

The game marked former Raptor Rudy Gay’s return to the FedEx forum for the first time since being traded to Toronto, and it was Gay who led the way offensively ...

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Throwback Thursday: On Muggsy And A Massive March Upset

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With the Toronto Raptors 20th season just around the corner and the anniversary buzz already in the air, we’ve had a few of our favourite Raptors alumni in the building this season. Last night, I watched the crowd snap pictures with fan favourite Muggsy Bogues which made me play connect the dots down throwback lane. Come with me for a minute…

With Muggsy in town, fans were posting some of their favourite photos of him on twitter all day long. This picture of Muggsy and Michael Jordan? Awesome.

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Pistons

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The blizzard didn’t stop the fans from filling up Air Canada Centre on the start of a 3-game homestand. And the team bounced back, getting their 36th #VictoryBaby of the season as the trek to the playoffs continues. #RTZ

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#RaptorRehab: Episode Three

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The Raptor is one step closer to his return to the floor, Kat caught up with his physical therapist Dr. Goodman for an update.

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Raptors Depth Helps Grind Out Key Win Over Pistons

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The Toronto Raptors notched their 36th victory of the season on Wednesday night in a 101-87 win against the Detroit Pistons. It wasn’t a particularly pretty game. Neither team shot well. Each team turned the ball over 16 times.

Still, it was an important victory for Toronto because the team is in the home stretch of a playoff run with 19 games remaining. This is new territory for some of these players. They’re learning as they go with Raptors head coach Dwane Casey leading the way.

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