The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Blazers

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 123 Magic 88

 

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Raptors End Trip With Blowout Win Over Magic

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Devlin & DeRozan Pre-Game
Top Plays: Lowry Finds DeRozan | Davis From Calderon | Ross Rocks Rim | Acy Throws It Down
Post Game: Game Highlights | Casey | Anderson | Calderon | DeRozan | Lowry

ORLANDO — The Toronto Raptors know a lot about patching together a team beset by injuries. They gave the Orlando Magic a lesson Saturday night.

The Raptors have not had their starting five together since the fourth game of the season yet they routed the injury-ravaged Magic 123-88 with tight ...

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DeMar DeRozan Pre-Game In Orlando

Fresh off a 30-point, six-rebound performance in a road win over the Hornets, DeMar DeRozan sits down with me in pre-game in Orlando.

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Magic

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 104 Spurs 97 (OT)

 

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Life On The Second Bus: Orlando

It’s the final game of 2012 for the Raptors against the Magic tonight (7PM ET, TSN, FAN590) and Jack and I are getting you ready from the Second Bus in Orlando.

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Raptors Recover In Overtime To Outlast Hornets

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Top Plays: The Ross Dunk That Wasn’t | Lowry To Amir | DeRozan At Both Ends | More
Post Game: Game Highlights | Casey | Lowry | DeRozan | Anderson | Calderon | Johnson

NEW ORLEANS — Kyle Lowry didn’t start against the Hornets. He certainly finished them off, though.

DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points and Lowry, back from a partial triceps tear that kept him out of seven straight games, had two huge baskets in overtime as the Toronto Raptors held off New Orleans 104-97 on ...

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Pre-Game With John Lucas In New Orleans

I speak with John Lucas about the Raptors’ recent success before they visit the Hornets in New Orleans (8 PM ET, TSN2, FAN590).

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Hornets

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 80 Spurs 100

 

More from Thursday’s practice in New Orleans, where Dwane Casey speaks about the possibility of Kyle Lowry making his return to the lineup tonight (8 PM ET, TSN, FAN590).

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My Head Says Yes… Well, Among Other Things

The emergence of Terrence Ross and the continued maturation of Ed Davis are essentials if the Raptors are to play meaningful late-season games.

The emergence of Terrence Ross and the continued maturation of Ed Davis are essentials if the Raptors are to play meaningful late-season games.

This is poison in a basketball column.

Naturally, I am going to do it anyway.

Would you, as a fellow from that other sport once posited, want to make the playoffs only to risk being manhandled by another team?

Hell, yes.

I think the Raptors can make the playoffs.

I say this in the wake of the iceberg, the 4-19 start.

Logic, of course, dictates that the majority of teams that begin by ...

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Raptors Win Streak Stopped By Spurs

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Devlin & Ross Pre-Game  | Casey Pre-Game
Top Plays: Ed Davis Poster Job | Fields Is Back
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | Calderon | Johnson | Ross | DeRozan

SAN ANTONIO — The Toronto Raptors could only nod their heads in admiration as their five-game winning streak came to an abrupt end Wednesday night against the San Antonio Spurs.

Tim Duncan scored 15 points and San Antonio rolled to a 100-80 victory over Toronto, snapping the Raptors’ longest winning streak in three years.

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