#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Nets

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It was a Saturday Night of basketball in Toronto, as we welcomed Raptors Global Ambassador Drake to the building for #DrakeNight. Highlights bounced back and forth between Drizzy and the Raptors as they halted the Nets division climb with a #VictoryBaby. Their winning streak is OVO’ver!

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Raptors Pull Away From Nets On Drake Night

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TORONTO (CP) _ It was a game Dwane Casey figures the Toronto Raptors lose two months ago.

Reeling from an 18-3 run by the Brooklyn Nets to start the second half, Toronto was down 10 points against a team looking to win its season-high sixth straight game. But rather than rollover, the Raptors fought back, showed what their head coach called newfound “mental toughness” and coasted to a comfortable 96-80 victory before a sellout crowd of ...

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Nets

Tonight presents a pretty important divisional game for a relatively unchallenged front-running Raptors team when the host the Brooklyn Nets (7 PM, TSN2, Sportsnet 590 The FAN)

Since players from the Raptors locker were pulled from the lineup before the December 8th game in Los Angeles, the remaining group has banded together and integrated pieces fairly seemlessly from Sacramento. Beating the Lakers that night in Kobe Bryant’s return was considered an upset, as was beating the Bulls in Chicago (twice). Same with Dallas, definitely in OKC and indubitably versus ...

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Ask Jack: Travel Tales & Adding Pieces

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Jack Armstrong answers fan questions with some time to kill in Miami on the latest edition of ‘Ask Jack’.

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“Drake Night” Shirts Revealed

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The Raptors are back on track after a win over the Pistons and now head into a very big divisional game against the surging Brooklyn Nets on Saturday.

It’s also going to be Drake Night — a themed night hosted by the Raptors Global Ambassador, which will also feature a halftime DJ set from Future The Prince.

Every fan in attendance is also going to receive a Raptors X OVO X Drake Night edition long-sleeved t-shirt. Many fans saw these first on the October’s Very Own official blog.

 

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Throwback Thursday: Happy Birthday Muggsy

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Former Raptor fan favourite, Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues, continues to be an inspiration with a heart that is probably bigger than he is. At 5’3″, he proved anything is possible including fourteen seasons in the NBA, closing his career here in Toronto. He helped the Raptors reach the playoffs for the first time in franchise history and he continues to make appearances at games and community events to the likes of loyal fans.

Happy 49th birthday, Muggsy!

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Raptors Stop Pistons At Home

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TORONTO (CP) _ A half-time message woke up the Raptors on a night when Toronto found itself sleepwalking against the struggling Detroit Pistons.

“We pretty much said, ‘This is a must-win game,”’ Amir Johnson said after Toronto trailed Detroit by four at the break but finished with a 112-91 win Wednesday.

“We had to go out and take it. We did that.”

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Raptors Fall Short To Pacers On The Road

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INDIANAPOLIS (CP) — The Pacers are making old-school basketball trendy, winning with defence, balanced scoring and strong second halves.

On Tuesday, they did it again.

Roy Hibbert scored 22 points and Lance Stephenson fell just short of his fourth triple double this season, helping the Pacers hold off Toronto’s late charge for an 86-79 victory that allowed them to keep the NBA’s best record.

“We didn’t let them get physical with us,” Stephenson said, referring to the stark contrast to Indiana’s loss last week ...

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Pacers

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Pacers

Latest word is the Pelicans will get out of Indy to Miami tonight. We will take their plane and head back to Indy. #RTZ #Raptors

— RaptorsMR (@RaptorsMR) January 7, 2014

 

Now staying the night in Miami. Leaving tmrw a.m. for Indy. Feel for those stuck in airports. #RTZ #Raptors

— RaptorsMR (@RaptorsMR) January 7, 2014

 

It’s been that kind of challenge getting into Indianapolis, where there Raptors are scheduled to face a Pacers team undoubtedly looking for a little revenge tonight at Bankers Life Fieldhouse (7 PM ET, Sportsnet, TSN 1050).

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