Game Day: Raptors @ Wizards

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From NBA.com: The Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards haven’t made the postseason since 2007-08, but they’re thinking playoffs as the season’s second half gets underway (TSN2, TSN 1050).

After a busy All-Star weekend, DeMar DeRozan and John Wall will no longer be teammates as the visiting Raptors aim for a fourth consecutive win over the Wizards on Tuesday night.

Wall had 12 points and DeRozan scored eight as the Eastern Conference came back to beat the West 163-155 in Sunday’s All-Star game. Wall also threw down a ...

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Music Monday: O Canada

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The magic of another NBA All Star weekend has come and gone but with three players representing from north of the border, Canadian pride for their NBA team was evident from beginning to end. And who better to deliver the Canadian National Anthem than a fellow Canuck.

Sooo excited!! Just landed in #NOLA !!! Today's the day I get to sing the Canadian anthem at the NBA Allstar game!! Wootwoot! #NBAAllStar

— Serena Ryder (@serenaryder) February 16, 2014

Toronto-born folk-rock powerhouse, Serena Ryder, made the trip to the Big Easy for All Star ...

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Raptors At All-Star Weekend: Day 4

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East Wins On Record-Setting Night

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NEW ORLEANS (CP) - From the first play to the final minute, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving made it clear how the East felt about this All-Star game.

“We took this one personal a bit,” Irving said.

Irving had 31 points and 14 assists and was voted the MVP, Carmelo Anthony made a record eight 3-pointers and scored 30 points, and the East stopped a three-game losing streak with a 163-155 victory over the West on Sunday night in the ...

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Raptors At All-Star Weekend: Day 3

DeMar practices with his All-Star brethren and puts his skills to the test, plus Terrence makes the best of a funky new Sprite Slam Dunk format on All-Star Saturday.

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Jonas Speaks About His All-Star Experience

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Wasn’t a great night for Jonas Valanciunas statistically at the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, but the big man seemed to enjoy his first taste of NBA All-Star Weekend.

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Team Hill Wins 142-136 Over Team Webber In Rising Stars Challenge

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NEW ORLEANS (CP)_ Andre Drummond had 30 points and a Rising Stars Challenge-record 25 rebounds, leading Team Hill to a 142-136 victory over Team Webber on Friday night.

Besides an impressive tally of dunks and rebounds, Drummond even managed to make his free throws while winning MVP honours. A 41 per cent shooter during the regular season, the Detroit forward went 6 for 8, including a pair with 29 seconds left after chasing down Bradley Beal’s ...

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Raptors At All-Star Weekend: Day 1

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DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross and Jonas Valanciunas arrive in New Orleans, proceed to make you dizzy on Thursday during media appearances…

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Throwback Thursday: Big Presence In The Big Easy

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From record-breaking performances to gritty comebacks, the Toronto Raptors have grabbed the respected the attention of NBA family, fans and followers this season. And to top it off, three well deserving hustlers on Canada’s hardwood are packing their bags for the Big Easy, or as Terrence put it…

I'm going to New Orleans, baby! So excited to take flight in the NBA #SpriteSlam Dunk Contest this year. Get ready for a show on Feb.15!

— Terrence Ross (@T_DotFlight31) February 7, 2014

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Canadian Broadcast Coverage Of 2014 NBA All-Star

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