Raptors Fall To Brooklyn, Split Season Series

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NEW YORK (CP) – Plagued by foul trouble in the first three quarters, Paul Pierce came up big down the stretch for the Brooklyn Nets.

Deron Williams and Shaun Livingston each scored 18 points and an ailing Pierce hit a key late 3-pointer to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 101-97 victory over the Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors on Monday night.

Pierce scored 10 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter and Joe Johnson added 14 for the Nets, who won […]

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Pregame With Steve Novak In Brooklyn

Fresh off a big game against the Timberwolves in Minneapolis, Steve Novak sits down with me before the Raptors face the Nets in Brooklyn.

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#MusicMonday: Man of the Year

Few would argue the words, “music is the soundtrack to life.” We choose the tracks. Those tracks set the mood. Simple as that.

So let’s drop that into the basketball world. Those pregame tracks put a players head in the right space. And right now the rhymes in the Raptors locker room before they take to the court are those of ScHoolboy Q. His new album Oxymoron debuted last week in the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart, which includes the big buzz track Man of the Year. Last […]

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Game Day: Raptors @ Nets

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Season Series: Raptors 2-1

The Toronto Raptors are in Brooklyn to face the Nets while being nine games above .500 for the first time since the 2006-2007 season thanks to a road win in Minnesota on Sunday night.

Currently holding a four-game lead on the Nets, Toronto will look to take another step toward winning the Atlantic Division. They’ll do so without the services of Patrick Patterson, who was ruled out for the next 7-10 days because of a right ulnar collateral sprain.

In Toronto’s dramatic 104-103 victory […]

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Timberwolves

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With just over a month left in the regular season, anything can still happen, and fans watched a similar feat tonight. The Raptors came out on the good side. They climbed to 9 games above .500 for the first time since ’06/’07 and continue drop that team ball trademark when it counts. #VictoryBaby

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Raptors Run Past Timberwolves

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MINNEAPOLIS (CP) – The Toronto Raptors have had every excuse to give in this season. They’ve had injuries to key players, turned the roster over significantly with an early season trade and had low expectations after a regime change portended a possible tear down and rebuild.

Kyle Lowry doesn’t make excuses. Dwane Casey doesn’t make excuses. And the Raptors haven’t given an inch while climbing the Eastern Conference ladder.

Lowry had 20 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his fourth career triple-double, lifting the Raptors to a […]

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Game Day: Raptors @ Timberwolves

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Season Series: Raptors 1-0

In a January meeting against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Air Canada Centre, the Raptors pulled out a 94-89 victory. When the Timberwolves made a late push to get within two points with less than two minutes remaining, DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry made tough baskets to clinch the win.

Toronto comes to Minnesota winners of its past two games and five of its past six. A victory could put the Raptors nine games above .500 for the […]

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Kings

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The tide turned three months ago for the Raptors and Kings and the tide turned again tonight as the Raptors locked in the big win in this hometown reunion. #VictoryBaby

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No Rust From Ross In Raptors Win Over Kings

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When the Toronto Raptors sent Rudy Gay to Sacramento, they opened up an opportunity for Terrence Ross. While the main conversation after the trade was why Gay hadn’t been successful in Toronto, Ross was quietly inserted into the starting lineup. He soon began piecing together performances to show why the front office believed enough in their second-year guy to hand him an opportunity.

In his first game back from an ankle sprain that sidelined him in Toronto’s Sunday afternoon victory against […]

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Raptors Clip Kings

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TORONTO (CP) – The game marked the return of Rudy Gay, but the night belonged to the Toronto Raptors.

Terrence Ross scored 18 points to lead the Raptors to a 99-87 victory over Sacramento on Friday, the Kings’ first visit since the mammoth seven-player deal in December that sent Gay to the west coast.

A month after the Kings manhandled Toronto in Sacramento, the Raptors turned the tables on their visitors, putting their personal feelings aside and showing just how much they’ve […]

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