Game Winner From Gay Lifts Raptors Over Pacers In OT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Rudy Gay is making a difference in Toronto, and the Raptors couldn’t be happier with their newest player.

Gay rediscovered his shooting touch in time to score 17 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Friday night. He hit a 17-foot jumper with 1.7 seconds left in the extra period to send the Raptors past the Indiana Pacers 100-98.

“He definitely gives our team a lift. He’s a closer, you know?” forward Amir Johnson said. “That’s something we’ve been missing.”

A week ago, Gay was in ...

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Pre-Game With Bargnani In Indianapolis

Andrea Bargnani is back and is sitting down with me pre-game in Indianapolis before the Raptors visit the Pacers (7PM, TSN, FAN590).

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#RossShallDunk – The Infographic

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Pacers

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Celtics 99 Raptors 95

 

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Life On The Second Bus: Indianapolis

Jack and I are in balmy Indiana, looking back on a slippery situation in the Hoosier State a few years  ago and ahead to a matchup with a tough Pacers team on Friday (7PM, TSN, FAN590).

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Raptors Dealt Costly Loss To Celtics After Latest Collapse

 

TORONTO (CP) — As unhappy as Dwane Casey was with Toronto’s loss to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, the coach may have been just as disappointed with the welcome back Andrea Bargnani received from Raptors fans.

The Italian big man played for the first time since missing 26 games with an elbow injury, and checked in to a mixed reception of boos and cheers in Toronto’s 99-95 loss to the Boston Celtics.

Numerous fans stood and gave two thumbs-down signs.

“I’m disappointed because this young man has done nothing to deserve that,” ...

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Pre-Game With DeRozan At ACC

DeMar DeRozan is coming off a strong performance agaisnt the Miami Heat and I sat down with him prior to the Raptors matchup against the Celtics at ACC (7PM, Sportsnet, FAN590).

 

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Amir Johnson: You Shall Know His Virality…

This corner and Raptors fans everywhere know just what an incredible online presence Amir Johnson has. From the Zombie Walk, to Nuit Blanche to I Roll With Amir, there seems to be no end to the friendly forward’s desire to enjoy everything Toronto has to offer.

On Monday, that included heading back to the office but as a fan in the house to see the Toronto Maple Leafs host the Carolina Hurricanes….

The league has taken notice as well. In a recent episode of NBA TV’s “The Jump”, Lang Whitaker caught up ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Celtics (Il Mago To Return?)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Heat 100 Raptors 85

 

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Raptors Offence Sputters In Loss To Heat At ACC

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TORONTO (CP) — Chris Bosh lifted the Miami Heat to victory over his old team on Sunday _ and then he thanked Toronto fans for helping him do so.

Bosh, who was received by a chorus of boos during team introductions, scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter as the Heat defeated the Raptors 100-85 on Sunday for their 10th consecutive victory over Toronto.

“I was hearing a lot from the fans,” said Bosh, who departed for Miami in a sign-and-trade deal in the 2010 off-season. “I thank ...

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