You ALWAYS Go Full Windmill

Not going to lie, the #letrossdunk movement felt sort of hollow with the rookie expressing a lack of interest in NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest a few weeks back.

… and then I saw this post-game Friday.

So the push continues and Ross certainly built on his jaw-dropping credentials in Friday’s win over the Magic. You saw a serious candidate for putback of the year and then a little style as the rook busts out the full windmill on a breakaway.

His thought process on the build up to that spectacular slam?

“I was thinking ...

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Raptors Hold Off Magic For Fifth Straight Win

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Devlin & Calderon Pre-Game
Top Plays: Jose’s Holiday Greeting | Big Davis Slam | HUGE Ross Putback | Wicked Ross Windmill
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | Terrence Ross | Jose Calderon

TORONTO (CP) — Five consecutive victories isn’t quite enough to make Dwane Casey breathe easy.

DeMar DeRozan poured in 17 points as the Toronto Raptors stretched their winning streak to five games with a 93-90 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday.

Asked how he’ll guard against overconfidence in the locker-room, Casey ...

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Pre-Game With Jose Calderon

Jose Calderon has been red-hot of late and the veteran point guard sits down with me prior to the Raptors game against the Orlando Magic at ACC (7PM, TSN, FAN590).

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Raptors By The Numbers: Devastating Start May Yield To Success

Alan Anderson has been a find for the Raptors. (Ron Turenne/NBAE)

Raptors by the numbers: It’s not so bad.

Inconceivable.

Despite a 4-19 start, the playoffs are by no means out of reach for the Toronto Raptors.

First the good news: The Philadelphia 76ers have four more wins, Boston, Brooklyn and Friday’s ACC opponent — the Orlando Magic — are all within reach of a particularly fruitful two weeks.   The Raptors own more victories than Charlotte, Detroit, Cleveland, Washington and New Orleans.

Now the bad: it looks like a .500 record will earn ...

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Amir Johnson: A Cut Above…

Does any NBA player rep his team and city more than Amir Johnson? Look for Amir’s incredible new ‘do when the Raptors take the court in search of a fifth straight win tonight vs. the Orlando Magic at ACC (7 PM ET, TSN, FAN590).

(Photo courtesy of Amir Johnson)

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Ask Jack: Playing Big, Familiar Faces And… Playoffs?

More of your Raptors-related questions with Jack Armstrong in the latest edition of Ask Jack.

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Raptors Outlast Pistons For Fourth Straight Win

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Lucas Pre-Game
Top Plays: JV Fakes & Slams | Pietrus Swats Monroe | Leaping Linas | Big Davis Block
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | DeMar DeRozan | Jose Calderon | Alan Anderson

TORONTO (CP) — The doom and gloom that surrounded the Toronto Raptors just a week ago feels like a distant memory.

DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points and Jose Calderon added 17 assists as the Raptors won their fourth straight for the first time in over two years with a 97-91 victory ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Pistons

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 113 Cavaliers 99

 

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Strong Second Half Helps Raptors End Road Slide

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Top Plays: Huge DeRozan Throwdown | Calderon To Davis For Flush | Great Ball Movement
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | Jose Calderon | Amir Johnson

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Fed up with losing, the Toronto Raptors are finally changing their attitude.

“Sooner or later, you’ve got to man up and buck up,” coach Dwane Casey said after a 113-99 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.

The Raptors bucked up in many ways in winning their third straight game for the first time this ...

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Pre-Game With Anderson in Cleveland

I catch up with Alan Anderson before the Raptors visit the Cavaliers in Cleveland (7 PM, TSN, FAN590).

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