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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Throwback Thursday: Videobombs

The videobomb trend soared to another level this year within the NBA. From robots to cartwheels, if you chose to play the game it could possibly come with some form of revenge. The Raptors keep cracking us up with new ‘guest appearances’ in post-game interviews and sideline reports. Here are some of the standouts from 2013:

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Spurs.

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Raptors Road Win Streak Halted By Spurs

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SAN ANTONIO (CP) — Unable to comfortably separate from the young Toronto Raptors, the San Antonio Spurs turned to a proven finishing formula – Tony Parker driving for layups when he wasn’t kicking the ball to open teammates on the perimeter.

Parker had 26 points and eight assists and San Antonio beat Toronto 112-99 Monday night.

“We won that game because of Tony Parker’s aggressiveness,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. “His juice; his aggression ...

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Matt’s Stats: Raptors @ Spurs

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Breaking down some key numbers before tonight’s Raptors – Spurs matchup in San Antonio (8:30 PM ET, Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 590 The FAN).

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Thunder

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Raptors Hand Thunder First Home Loss Of Season

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OKLAHOMA CITY (CP) _ If the Toronto Raptors can play at home the way they’ve been playing on the road, they might just remain atop the Atlantic Division for a while.

Kyle Lowry scored 22 points, making a pair of clinching free throws with 9.8 seconds left, and the Raptors handed the Oklahoma City Thunder their first home loss with a 104-98 victory on Sunday night.

The Raptors outscored Oklahoma City 6-0 in the final 1:25, all on free throws, and ended ...

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