Raptors Dropped By Hawks At ACC

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After the Raptors’ most consistent effort and lopsided result in their favour on Sunday, that momentum was promptly halted on Tuesday with a 100-77 loss to the Hawks at ACC. It looked like the Raptors were ready for a fight early, but their offence sputtered in the second quarter, Joe Johnson kept a hot start rolling into the break for Atlanta and the home side couldn’t recover.

“I thought we came out with a competitive spirit but I didn’t think that we sustained it long enough,” said head coach Dwane Casey ...

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Sitting Down With DeMar DeRozan

I sit down with DeMar DeRozan before the Raptors host the Hawks at ACC.

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Do Raptors Go Small Against Hawks?

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Probable Starters
TOR – Jose Calderon (G), Jerryd Bayless (G), DeMar DeRozan (G/F), James Johnson (F),  Amir Johnson (C).
ATL– Jeff Teague (G), Joe Johnson (G), Marvin Williams (F), Josh Smith (F), Zaza Pachulia (C).

Key Injuries
TOR – Andrea Bargnani (left calf strain) – out, Leandro Barbosa (sore left ankle) – day-to-day
ATL – Al Horford (torn left pectoral muscle) – out

The Raptors try and make it two wins in a row and four in five games tonight against the Hawks (7PM, Sportsnet One, FAN590, GET TICKETS) with some mixed news on the ...

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Introducing The #RTZ Tweet Of The Night…

It’s been an interesting first third (!!!) of this condensed Raptors season and one of the best parts has been discussing it all with you every game on Twitter using the #RTZ hashtag.

We feature your Top 10 for every game, now we’re going to reward the best. Starting with Tuesday’s game against the Hawks, we’ll give away a pair of lower bowl seats to the next Raptors home game for the “#RTZ Tweet Of The Night”.

All you need to do is follow @Raptors on Twitter and include #RTZ in your ...

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Shorthanded Raptors Crush Nets

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You can count Sunday’s convincing road win against the Nets as a high point in a season that’s bound to filled with more than a few peaks and valleys.

Whether it was winning without Andrea Bargnani and Leandro Barbosa, the reconfigured starting five, a possible breakout game for DeMar DeRozan or finishing a lengthy trip with a winning record, you had plenty to say about it in our nightly #RTZ chat on Twitter.

Top 10 #RTZ tweets – Raptors @ Nets

@jonathansunio: I’m liking the smaller lineup for the #Raptors. They are quicker and ...

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Pre-Game With James Johnson

I sit down with James Johnson before the Raptors visit the Nets in New Jersey.

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Life On The Second Bus: Newark

I’m on the Second Bus with Jack in Newark, where the Raptors wrap up a five-game road trip  on Sunday against the Nets (6 PM ET, TSN2, FAN590).

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Dwane Casey Pre-Game In Denver

Head coach Dwane Casey sits down with me for an excellent one-on-one before the Raptors face the Nuggets in Denver.

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Raptors Aim To Keep Rolling In Denver

Projected Starters
TOR – Jose Calderon (G), DeMar DeRozan (G), James Johnson (F),  Ed Davis (F), Aaron Gray (C).
DEN– Ty Lawson  (G), Andre Miller (G), Danilo Gallinari (F), Nene (F), Timofey Mozgov (C).

Key Injuries
TOR – Andrea Bargnani (left calf strain) – Out
DEN – Aaron Afflalo (right groin strain) –  day-to-day, DeMarre Carroll (left hamstring strain) – day-to-day, Rudy Fernandez (right Achilles tendon strain) –  day-to-day, Ty Lawson (left ankle sprain) – day-to-day.

Here’s what we’ve got an eye on tonight as the Raptors try for a third straight win against the ...

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Life On The Second Bus: Denver

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It’s a later night than usual on the Second Bus after the Raptors double-OT win over the Jazz. Jack and I reflect on a big win and a tough injury for Andrea Bargnani.

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