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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Pre-Game With Amir Johnson At ACC

Amir Johnson continues to thrive in a starting role for the Raptors this season and the forward sat down with me prior to the team’s matchup against the Wizards at ACC (7PM, TSN2, FAN590).

 

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Wizards

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Raptors Prevail In Close Win Over Knicks

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TORONTO (CP) — His tenure in Toronto may be just 10 games old, but Rudy Gay is making Raptors fans forget all about the players he replaced.

The new swingman poured in 17 of his 32 points in the third quarter to lift Toronto to a 100-98 victory over the visiting New York Knicks on Friday, giving the Raptors their sixth win in seven outings.

The Raptors are 7-3 since the deal that brought Gay to Toronto from Memphis three weeks ago.

“You can give him the ball, he’s a guy who ...

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Pre-Game With Alan Anderson At ACC

Alan Anderson caught fire in the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s game with 15 straight points and AA sat down with me before the Raptors face the Knicks at ACC (7 PM, TSN2, FAN590).

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Knicks (Don’t Just Stand There…)

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Raptors Ready To Push Forward Largely Unchanged

What you see is what you get.

With just a minor tweak at back-up point guard, the Toronto Raptors are moving ahead with a pat hand.

Yesterday in the shadow of the NBA trade deadline the club added 27-year-old Sebastian Telfair from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for a conditional second-rounder and centre Hamed Haddadi.

Haddadi is a holdover from the deal that brought Rudy Gay to Toronto from Memphis.

Telfair is on an expiring contract but nicely fills a need for a pass-inclined point guard behind starter Kyle Lowry and shot-happy John Lucas ...

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#RossJustDunked

When Terrence Ross was asked shortly after he was drafted eighth overall last season what Raptors fans could expect from him, the soft-spoken swingman simply answered “highlights”.

It didn’t take long for him to start living up to that guarantee. Ross was soaring right from the Las Vegas Summer League, showcasing a unique blend of explosiveness, hangtime and style.

We knew early on that Ross deserved a spot in the 2013 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, but we needed to get that word out and from there, #LetRossDunk was born. It started as ...

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Raptors Can’t Win Defensive Slugfest Against Grizzlies

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TORONTO (CP) — Rudy Gay’s former team showed it still knows him better than his new team does.

Gay was held to just 13 points and three assists as the Toronto Raptors fell 88-82 to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday.

“It was emotional, a little bit, it was good to see the guys,” said Gay, “but at the end of the day it was one of those things where we still thought we could win.”

Raptors head coach Dwane Casey said he felt sorry for Gay, who entered the game averaging 21.1 ...

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Pre-Game With Gay At ACC

Rudy Gay speaks to me pre-game about facing the Memphis Grizzlies — his former team — for the first time tonight (7PM ET, SNET, FAN590).

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