Pre-Game With Lucas At ACC

John Lucas III is coming off a big 19-point performance in a Raptors win and sat down with me before they take on the Denver Nuggets at ACC (7PM, TSN2, FAN590).

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Nuggets

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Hornets 89 Raptors 102

 

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Ross Ready To Soar At Slam Dunk Contest

It’s been 25 years but Raptors coach Dwane Casey can access the moment in a heartbeat.

The year is 1988 and Casey is an assistant to coach Eddie Sutton at the University of Kentucky. Shawn Kemp, a six-foot-eleven forward destined to be an NBA All-Star soars for a dunk in an exhibition game against a touring Russian team.

“They had a big kid, a seven plus,” Casey remembered. “It seemed like Shawn just kept going up and up and up. He jumped over the guy and dunked it. It was one of ...

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Big Fourth Quarter Helps Raptors Swat Hornets

TORONTO (CP) – When Raptors coach Dwane Casey issued a challenge to his second unit during half time, the message wasn’t lost on John Lucas.

The backup point guard scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter as Toronto defeated the New Orleans Hornets 102-89 Sunday.

Casey wasn’t pleased to see an 11-point Toronto lead in the second quarter quickly erased as the Hornets went on a 10-0 run with the Raptors second unit on the floor.

“We struggled a little bit in the first half where the second unit ...

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Pre-Game With Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas returns to the stating lineup for the Raptors vs. the Hornets and sat down with me pre-game at ACC.

 

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Hornets

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 100 Pacers 98 (OT)

 

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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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