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

With the presence of three players at All ...

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Canadian Broadcast Coverage Of 2014 NBA All-Star

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Hawks

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The Raptors were back on track on home turf this week. A big game tonight, a big win and a big weekend ahead for Toronto’s All Stars DeMar, Terrence and Jonas. #VictoryBaby

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Message Delivered: Raptors Prey on Hawks

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TORONTO (CP) – DeMar DeRozan is playing the part of the all-star perfectly.

In Toronto’s last game before the NBA all-star break this weekend, DeRozan, who was named a reserve on the Eastern Conference team, scored 31 points – including 14 in the third quarter – to lead the Raptors over the Atlanta Hawks 104-83 on Wednesday.

Raptors coach Dwane Casey says he’s been pleased with his all-star’s constant improvements.

“He’s done a great job every year of getting better,” Casey said. “I know ...

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Pregame With Patrick Patterson

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Patrick Patterson is coming off a season-high 22-point performance on Monday, I sat down with the versaitile forward before the Raptors take on the Hawks at Air Canada Centre (TSN2, TSN 1050).

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