Reaction After An Injury To The Raptor

The Raptors have suffered their first major injury of the season and it’s of the absolutely heartbreaking variety.

The Raptor — widely considered to be the best mascot in all of sports — ruptured an Achilles tendon last week during Training Camp in Halifax, meaning we likely won’t see his high-flying antics for the entirety of the 2013-14 season.

News of the injury spread rapidly on social media, with fans sending their well wishes…

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RT To Win Courtside Seats For Raptors vs. Timberwolves

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Raptors Pull Away To Drop Celtics In Preseason Debut

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Some general thoughts after the Raptors open the preseason with a 97-89 win over the Celtics at TD Garden in Boston.

-  The first thing head coach Dwane Casey spoke about post-game? Turnovers. The Raptors coughed it up a whopping 25 times with the starters turning it over a total of 16 times.

“I know it’s an exhibition game, but we’ve got to get that way down,” said Casey.

- We saw both the impressive growth and the room ...

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UPDATE: Preseason Opener Now On NBA TV Canada

Raptors fans can now check out the preseason opener vs. the Celtics in Boston on NBA TV Canada LIVE at 7:30 PM ET!

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Post-Shootaround Notes From Boston

News/notes ahead of tonight’s Raptors preseason opener against the Celtics at TD Garden (7:30 PM ET)

Familiar Five:  Head coach Dwane Casey has said he intends to use the preseason to mix and match lineups, but expect the Raptors to start with the same group that finished last season in Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Rudy Gay, Amir Johnson and Jonas Valanciunas.

Pair Of Ex-Pacers:  That being said, Casey has always placed a greater emphasis on who finishes games for him and really feels that he’s got some  reserves at his disposal who can ...

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Casey Aims To Experiment In Preseason

Two Atlantic Division foes that underwent massive offseason change in very different ways open preseason play Monday when the Raptors visit the Celtics at TD Garden in Boston (7:30 PM ET).

The Raptors are coming off a fifth straight season without a playoff appearance and after some significant off-court transformation, there’s still little to suggest exactly which direction the team is heading long-term.

Fresh off winning an Executive of the Year award with the Denver Nuggets, Masai Ujiri returned to the Raptors this summer to replace Bryan Colangelo as president of basketball ...

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Happy Birthday Quincy Acy!

Wishing the Beast from Baylor nothing but the best on his 23rd birthday today!

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Raptors Camp Wraps In Halifax With Intra-Squad Game

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Some thoughts after Team Black’s 92-64 win over Team Gray in a spirited Raptors intra-squad game to wrap up Training Camp in Halifax.

- Yes, it was just an intra-squad scrimmage. No, it shouldn’t diminish DeMar DeRozan taking four three-pointers on Saturday and drilling a three of them on his way to a game-high 21 points.

Long distance shooting has been a huge focal point for DeRozan this past offseason, as he attempts to improve upon his 28.3 per cent shooting from behind the arc in 2012-13 (a career-best mark).

RELATED: More Intra-Squad Video From Halifax

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Single Game Tickets On Sale Now

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2013/14 Toronto Raptors single game tickets are on sale now! Click here to purchase today.

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Raptors Speak Out Against Bullying At Halifax School Visit

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On Day Four of training camp, the Raptors Basketball Development and Community staff, along with alumni Jerome “JYD” Williams, ascended upon Fairview Junior High School. Their goal? To ensure the 350 students in the attendance heard about the importance of having a school environment free from bullying.

“Kids save kids and every one of the kids here at Fairview can be the catalyst of change. It’s time for all of them to speak up – and being part of a team [just like the Raptors] is a great way ...

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