Raptors Come Up Short In Overtime Against Bucks

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MILWAUKEE (CP) — Monta Ellis did it — again.

Ellis scored six of his 23 points in overtime and Ersan Ilyasova and Brandon Jennings added five apiece in the extra period to spark the Milwaukee Bucks to a 122-114 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.

Ellis was the star of the Bucks’ 110-107 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. He scored 27 points, but it was his last shot, a 3-pointer at the buzzer, that sealed the win.

Against Toronto, Ellis was 9 of 18 from the floor ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Bucks

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Pacers 93 Raptors 81

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Raptors Drop Third Straight With Loss To Pacers

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The Toronto Raptors saw the kind of effort it takes to make the NBA’s playoffs on Friday _ the Indiana Pacers showed them how it’s done.

Paul George’s 22 points and 10 rebounds helped the Pacers pull away from the Raptors as Indiana downed Toronto 93-81.

The Pacers ratcheted up the tempo offensively in the second half and clamped down on the defensive end as they put the game almost out of reach with a quarter left to play.

“That’s the level we’ve got to get ready for,” said Raptors head coach ...

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Pre-Game With DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan continues to expand his game and is coming off a fine month of February. I sat down with him before the Raptors face the Pacers at ACC (7PM, TSN, FAN590).

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Pacers

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 92 Cavaliers 103

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Raptors Can’t Hold Lead In Road Loss To Cavaliers

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CLEVELAND (CP) — Kyrie Irving isn’t the only Cavaliers guard with killer instinct on the court.

When the game’s on the line, Dion Waiters wants the spotlight — and the ball.

“I live for that,” the rookie said.

Waiters scored 23 points, his last two coming on a crucial jumper with 1:43 left, Shaun Livingston added 15 and Cleveland overcame a horrendous start to win its second straight game without an injured Irving, 103-92 over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.

The Cavs made only one of their first 15 shots, but recovered ...

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Mickael Pietrus: Dancing Machine

The Raptors really struggled to find their rhythm in Cleveland last night, but Mickael Pietrus certainly seemed to have all the right moves pre-game with Paul Jones and Sherman Hamilton of NBA TV Canada.

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Life On The Second Bus: Cleveland

Leo Rautins and I have touched down in Cleveland, where the Raptors aim to go 4-0 on the road in February with a win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday (7PM, RSN, FAN590).

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Cavaliers

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Wizards 90 Raptors 84

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Raptors Come Out Flat In Loss To Wizards

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TORONTO (CP) — With just 25 games left in the regular season, and the Toronto Raptors trying to claw their way into a playoff spot, there is no room for coasting.

Dwane Casey knows it, and he definitely let his players know it after the Raptors’ ugly 90-84 loss at home Monday to the Washington Wizards — the worst road team in the NBA.

“It was a stinker. They whupped us, they outworked us,” Casey said. “We tried to turn it on, turn it off. They got us. They kicked our ...

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