Raptors Preview: We Have Answers

The Toronto Raptors enter the 2013-2014 as a story in search of an ending.

They have an intriguing list of characters and plenty of impending plot twists all of which will result in what?

The team’s first post-season appearance after a five-year hiatus built on the maturation of DeMar DeRozan and Jonas Valanciunas as well as an uptick from Rudy Gay?

RELATED: NBA TV Raptors Season Preview

An exciting playoff race entices new general manager Masai Ujiri to stand pat?

A stumble from the gate that prompts Ujiri to dismantle the roster?

A season of short-term […]

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Raptors Preseason Game Against Bucks Called Due To Concerns About Court

Let’s call it a preseason.

After a start that saw several slips and stumbles from players on both sides, officials decided to call Friday’s game between the Raptors and Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center mid-way through the first quarter.


Game against Bucks in Milwaukee cancelled at 5:58 mark of 1st qtr. due to unsafe playing conditions with the court surface. — RaptorsMR (@RaptorsMR) October 26, 2013


According to head coach Dwane Casey, there were questions about the court prior to the game.

“There were concerns earlier and the court crew did an excellent […]

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Bucks

Raptors 2013 Preseason Schedule

Game preview of the Raptors’ eighth and final preseason game against the Bucks in Milwaukee.

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Updates Before The Raptors’ Final Preseason Game

The Raptors were ready for a physical battle against the Grizzlies on Wednesday and they delivered with a lopsided 108-72 preseason win at ACC on Wednesday. But there’s been a toll to pay on the injury front, with a mixed bag of results.

First is Kyle Lowry. The point guard was already having his best game of the preseason in the third quarter on Wednesday before he was forced out with an injury to his left ring finger.


Kyle Lowry has injured left ring finger tendon. He’ll require splint for approx. 6 […]

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Throwback Thursday: Mean Muggin’


The black cats are walking the streets and chocolate cravings are on an all time high. Have you decided what you’re dressing up as all bad and rad as for Halloween? With the goal of kickin’ butt this year in the costume war (because I am not a competitive person at all… #crickets), I was browsing through Halloween masks of the usual suspects along Yonge Street in downtown Toronto.

You know, your traditional Scream villain , Spider Man or the half eaten mask of some ghoulish no name monster that secretly […]

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Game Rap: Raptors 108, Grizzlies 72


Breaking down the Raptors’ eye-opening blowout preseason win over the Memphis Grizzlies at ACC on Wednesday.

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Raptors Maul Grizzlies In Preseason Rout At ACC

Box Score | Photo Gallery | Highlights & Reaction

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points, Rudy Gay had 15 against his former team and the Toronto Raptors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 108-72 on Wednesday night, their fifth straight preseason win.

Jonas Valanciunas had 10 points and nine rebounds before leaving with an injury and Terrence Ross scored 10 points for the Raptors (6-1), who led by as many as 39 points.

Austin Daye had 14 points for Toronto, which is 4-0 when scoring 100 points.

Ed Davis had 11 […]

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A Closer Look At Season Two Of Open Gym

For those who can’t wait to see more of the #Raptors all access series Open Gym, take a closer look at a scene from the latest Summer League episode featuring DeMar DeRozan both at home and in the gym in Las Vegas.

… and, if you missed it, check out the trailer for Season 2 of Open Gym, which premieres on Oct. 29th at 7 PM ET only on NBA TV Canada.

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Raptors Coaches Open House Helps Grow The Game

As leaders in developing the game of basketball in Canada, the Toronto Raptors hosted over 670 local coaches at their annual Coaches’ Open House at Air Canada Centre.

The Raptors Coaches’ Open House is a free program that offers local coaches of all levels the opportunity to learn from team coaches and special guests.

RELATED: Photo Gallery From Raptors Coaches Open House

Local coaches gained expertise on nutrition and injury prevention, and learned how practices are executed at the professional level through on-court drill demonstrations.

All coaches in attendance had the opportunity to hear […]

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The #RTZ Lookahead: Final Week Of Raptors Preseason

Kat and Jay preview a final week of preseason play with the Raptors, including three games against the Knicks, Grizzlies and Bucks.

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