Game Preview: Raptors vs. Pacers

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Happy New Year!

That photo above was taken from the team charter, where the Raptors were returning from Chicago fresh off an 85-79 road win — their sixth road win in their last seven away from Air Canada Centre.

The Raptors can only hope that 2014 picks up where 2013 left off when they open the new year against the Eastern Conference-leading Pacers at Air Canada Centre.

Toronto is 3-0 to start a stretch 11 straight games against Eastern Conference opponents and they’re about to hit the most difficult part of it starting ...

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Raptors Stop Bulls On The Road

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CHICAGO (CP)_With eight wins in their last 11 games, the Toronto Raptors head into 2014 pointed in the right direction.

They believe it can be the start of something big.

Jonas Valanciunas scored 15 points and the Toronto Raptors mounted a fourth-quarter comeback to beat the Chicago Bulls 85-79 on Tuesday night.

He made two big free throws to seal the game in the final minute after Toronto had missed three of four from the line down the stretch.

Greivis Vasquez hit a 3-pointer two ...

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#RTZ Best Of 2013: Raptors on Social Media

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Knicks

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Raptors Go Two For Two Against Knicks

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TORONTO (CP) — Kyle Lowry could have withdrawn into a shell when his name began being tossed about in trade rumours earlier this month.

Instead, the Toronto Raptors point guard did the exact opposite.

Lowry poured in a season-high 32 points, plus had 11 assists and eight rebounds, to lead the Raptors to a decisive 115-100 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday — his latest strong game, prompting coach Dwane Casey to say Lowry ...

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Pregame With Jonas Valanciunas

Fresh off a performance of 16 points and a career-high 18 rebounds against the Knicks, Jonas Valanciunas sits down with me beofore tonight’s rematch at Air Canada Centre…

… and then Jonas joined us again for the pregame show….

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Knicks

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Some keys tonight as the Raptors return to Air Canada Centre to complete a home-and-home with the Knicks (7 PM ET, TSN2, TSN 1050, GET TICKETS)

The ‘Road Warriors’ Return Home: We’ve learned that this new version of the Raptors travels pretty well with wins in five of their last six road games, including Friday’s 95-83 win over the Knicks at MSG.

But as head coach Dwane Casey has referenced frequently this season, the Raptors need to a better job “taking care of home”. They’re just 4-8 at Air Canada Centre ...

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Knicks.

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Raptors Rally To Knock Off Knicks

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NEW YORK (CP) – Road crowds and fourth-quarter deficits are suddenly no problem for the Toronto Raptors, who have turned from chokers to closers.

“Last year we were in a ton of situations, late-game situations we couldn’t pull out. We’d kind of fold under the pressure, get frustrated or let a big shot frustrate us,” guard DeMar DeRozan said. “Now, we don’t let none of that get to us.”

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Knicks

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Which Raptors Team Will We See?  It was a tough time to take a mini-break for the Raptors, who were playing some of their best basketball of the season before a brief holiday break. They’re 4-2 since newly-acquired players from the Kings joined the lineup and head coach Dwane Casey has said he sees the mental toughness growing with his group.

That includes some surprising wins against Western Conference powers in the Thunder and Mavs last week, but how will the Raptors respond after a couple days off against Eastern Conference foes? ...

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