Game Preview: Raptors @ Mavericks

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What to watch as the Raptors hit the road for three Western Conference matchups in four nights, beginning with Mavericks in Dallas tonight (8:30 PM ET, Sportsnet ONE, TSN 1050).

Trouble Ahead? Tonight’s game against the Mavericks opens a very difficult stretch for the Raptors wrapped around a brief holiday break.

Eight of their next 10 games will be played on the road, including stops in San Antonio, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Miami and tonight in Dallas, where the Raptors have won just three times in 17 tries against the Mavs.

They’ve inexplicably played […]

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Throwback Thursday: Looking Back On 2013

Only a handful of shopping days, a couple of happy holiday home-cooked meals and five Raptors games before we say sayonara to 2013. And with that we say hello to the nostalgia climax of the year and best-of lists.

Last night was the final home game before the holidays. When we wrapped up, I kicked off my game shoes, turned on my Chistmas lights and took a little Youtube tour. Being a part of the in-game atmosphere, you catch some magic moments when the game clock is stopped. Here are my […]

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Raptors Edged At The Buzzer In OT By Bobcats

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Box Score | Photos | Video Highlights & Post-Game Reaction

TORONTO (CP) — The Toronto Raptors were set to depart for a gruelling four-game road swing after Wednesday night’s loss to the Charlotte Bobcats.

The trip couldn’t come at a better time, as it’s homecourt that proving a disadvantage to Toronto this season.

Kemba Walker hit a buzzer-beating jump shot in overtime to lift the Charlotte Bobcats to a 104-102 overtime victory Wednesday, handing the Raptors their eighth loss at home this season.

“It’s one of those things that whatever it is, we’re not […]

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Raptors Fans Help Raise $35,000 For Philippines

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The Toronto Raptors would like to thank fans for supporting the Philippine Typhoon Relief Efforts at Air Canada Centre.

All in-game donations raised tonight versus the Charlotte Bobcats were matched by the Raptors totaling $35K to be directed to the devastated region through a partnership with NBA Cares and UNICEF.

To continue to support relief efforts, please join the NBA Cares Family in support of UNICEF and other organizations who are mobilizing to aid communities and people suffering from this tragedy.

THANK YOU!

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Pregame With Vasquez At Air Canada Centre

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Greivis Vasquez has fit right in with the Raptors since his acquisition from the Sacramento Kings. I sat down with him before tonight’s tilt against the Bobcats at Air Canada Centre (7 PM, Sportsnet, TSN 1050).

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Open Gym, Episode Three Is Coming…

An all-new episode of Open Gym, presented by BlackBerry, premieres December 26th on  NBA TV Canada. Check out the trailer below, which offers an amazing behind-the-scenes look at the Raptors’ recent seven-player trade with the Kings.

 

 
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VIDEO: Casey, Ross and Patterson On Monday

Watch Raptors post-practice video from head coach Dwane Casey, Terrence Ross and Patrick Patterson.

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The #RTZ Lookahead: ‘Tis The Season

Kat and Jay are getting into the Holiday Spirit with the Raptors in the latest edition of the lookahead….

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Raptors Stomp Bulls 99-77 On The Road

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CHICAGO (CP)_ Kyle Lowry believes the Toronto Raptors are built to withstand stretches like this. That’s because they’re a little deeper.

Lowry scored 16 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Toronto beat the Chicago Bulls 99-77 Saturday night.

DeMar DeRozan scored 15 and Amir Johnson added 14 points and eight rebounds to help the Raptors earn their second win in as many nights after dropping six of seven.

“We’ve got the bodies,” Lowry said. “We’re a […]

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Pregame With Terrence Ross

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I spoke with Terrence Ross about his season-high 24-point performance on Friday before tonight’s game against the Bulls (8 PM ET, TSN, TSN 1050).

 

 

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