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.

The movie Space Jam ...

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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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Recap | Box Score | Photos | Highlights & Post-Game Reaction

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.

“A lot ...

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Raptors Cruise Past Pistons

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TORONTO (CP) - In the immediate moments after the Raptors’ 101-87 victory over Detroit on Wednesday, Toronto coach Dwane Casey sat down to watch the dying minutes of the Miami-Brooklyn game.

Amir Johnson checked the result on his phone.

With 20 games left on a thrilling season that sees Toronto poised for a playoff position for the first time in six years, the Raptors are excited, and thinking about little else.

“Hell, yeah. Without a doubt, man,” DeMar DeRozan said. “That’s why I work so hard, and it always bugged me ...

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Pistons

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Season Series: Raptors 1-0

After a disappointing loss in Brooklyn on Monday night, the Toronto Raptors are back at Air Canada Centre to kick off a three-game homestand. On Wednesday night they take on the Detroit Pistons, who are on the second night of a back-to-back after collecting a victory over the Sacramento Kings.

Toronto rolled to an easy victory against the Pistons when they were in town on January 8th. Tallying a 112-91 win, Kyle Lowry scored a team-high 21 points to go with nine assists ...

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