#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Wizards

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The longest game in franchise history still wasn’t enough time for the Raptors to scoop up their 33rd win of the season. Too many fouls and not enough healthy ankles set the Raptors back 134-129 when the final buzzer sounded in the third overtime. And the fans were in it until the end. #RTZ

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Raptors Fall To Wizards In Triple OT

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TORONTO (CP) – Foul trouble and ankle injuries cost the Toronto Raptors a win in the longest game in franchise history.

Kyle Lowry finished with 18 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds in the Raptors’ 134-129 triple-overtime loss to the Washington Wizards on Thursday. The Toronto point guard played 54 minutes despite an ankle sprain in his 41st minute of play and eventually fouling out.

“We just ran out of time,” said guard DeMar DeRozan. “All we needed is one stop, one rebound, one bucket. ...

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Throwback Thursday: Today Was A Good Day

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February 27th in Raptors history was a good day.

Let’s talk franchise records for a moment because they’re always exciting and that magic number 51. That is the most points scored by a player in a single game. Terrence Ross hit that number just over a month ago in front of hometown fans and the leftovers are still lingering. But as we know, original honours go to a player who’s Raptors jersey is still spotted at every home game, Vince Carter. And he set it on this exact day in 2000 ...

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Wizards

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From NBA.com: Coach Dwane Casey has the Toronto Raptors in solid position to make the playoffs for the first time in six seasons, but he realizes it’s only going to get tougher down the stretch.

The Washington Wizards are looking to end a similar postseason drought, though they’ll have to play the next six weeks without one of their top frontcourt contributors.

Toronto hasn’t had much trouble with Washington even when Nene has been in the lineup, and it will look to sweep the four-game ...

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Cavaliers

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The Raptors made it safely to the final buzzer and took the win for the second time in a week against the Cavs. The tally moves on up to 32 wins this season and a healthy 7 games above .500. #VictoryBaby #KeepClawin

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Back For Seconds: Raptors Drop Cavs, Again

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CLEVELAND (CP) – With his team in trouble, DeMar DeRozan flashed his All-Star form at the finish.

DeRozan scored 16 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors won for the sixth time in seven games with a 99-93 victory over the injury-riddled Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.

“DeMar was huge down the stretch,” Toronto coach Dwane Casey said. “He made shots, he made plays, he made some free throws.”

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Matt’s Stats: Raptors @ Cavaliers

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Matt looks at limiting Kyrie Irving, positive defensive numbers for the Raptors of late and a lengthy stay atop the Atlantic this season before tonight’s matchup against the Cavs in Cleveland (7 PM ET, TSN, TSN 1050).

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Game Day: Raptors @ Cavaliers

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From NBA.com: Backed by their strong play on the defensive end, the Toronto Raptors are on the verge of moving seven games over .500 for the first time in six years.

They could reach that mark against the Cleveland Cavaliers, whose offensive struggles began with Toronto ending their longest winning streak in nearly four years.

The Raptors go for their sixth win in seven games as they try to beat the short-handed Cavaliers for the second time in less than a week Tuesday night in Cleveland.

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#MusicMonday: Kyle’s Hip Hop Heroes

When taking a look at genres of music, it’s evident that hip-hop plays a big role in the basketball culture. Whether amping up a players pregame ritual or keeping them company between #wheelsup and #wheelsdown tweets, the four-part pot of elements, consisting of deejaying, emceeing, breakdancing and graffiti, is commonly the choice among NBA-ers when ‘play’ is pressed.

Kyle Lowry hems and haws about some of his hip hop heroes:

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Magic

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That’s a wrap on a winning weekend for the Raptors and a winning weekend for athletes north of the border. Canadian pride was loud and proud as the Raptors settled six games above .500 for the first time since February 24, 2010. #VictoryBaby

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