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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Game Day: Raptors vs. Hawks

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From NBA.com: The Toronto Raptors haven’t played this well before the All-Star break since Chris Bosh’s final season north of the border, but in no way does that mean they’re satisfied.

They’ll look to head into the long weekend on a positive note by ending a five-game home losing streak to the struggling Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

Toronto (27-25) leads the Atlantic Division by three games and is enjoying its best run before the break since going 29-23 in 2009-10. It is coming off a 108-101 […]

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DeRozan Launches All-Star Book Program

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DeMar DeRozan has been leader on court for the Raptors this season and he continues to serve as one in the community with the launch of the DeMar DeRozan All-Star Book Program in Toronto on Tuesday.

The program, which includes a partnership with The BIGA Picture, First Book Canada and the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation, draws much of its inspiration from the jersey number 10 worn by the first-time NBA All-Star. The program will donate over 3,000 books to 10 grade five classes from 10 schools in under-served areas of Toronto and […]

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Pelicans

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After a tough run on the west coast, the boys were back in town. It was All Star Celebration Night at Air Canada Centre with two games to turn things around before the All Star break. Game one: check. #VictoryBaby

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