The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Pacers (The Trouble With Triple-OT)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 140 Jazz 133 (3 OT)

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Life On The Second Bus: Indianapolis

Jack Armstrong and I check in from the second bus in Indianapolis after a heartbreaking triple-OT loss to the Jazz at ACC. Raptors visit the Pacers at 7PM ET (TSN, FAN590).

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Raptors Can’t Outlast Jazz In Triple-OT Thriller

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Top Plays: Clutch DeRozan Slam | Johnson To Davis | Amir Drops The Hammer | Lucas Ties It
Post Game: Highlights | Dwane Casey | DeMar DeRozan | Andrea Bargnani | Jose Calderon

Toronto (CP) — DeMar DeRozan had a few choice words for Al Jefferson when two tired teams trudged back onto the Air Canada Centre floor for the third overtime period Monday.

“I told him it was his fault we were playing,” DeRozan said, laughing.

Laughing was about all the Toronto Raptors guard could ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Jazz (Gimme Some MO)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 83 Sixers 93

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Sitting Down With Andrea Bargnani

I sit down with Andrea Bargnani before the Raptors host the Philadelphia 76ers at ACC (7PM, TSN, FAN590).

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Second Quarter Sinks Raptors In Loss To Sixers

Related: Box | Photos | Devlin & Bargnani | Remembrance Day Ceremony | Olympians Honoured
Top Plays: DeRozan Reverse Slam | DeMar’s Double Spin | Bargnani Reverse | Big Buzzer Beater
Post Game: Highlights | Dwane Casey | DeMar DeRozan | Jose Calderon | Andrea Bargnani

Toronto (CP)– Same problem, different quarter.

Andrea Bargnani scored 23 points and DeMar DeRozan added 19 for the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, but their solid nights were spoiled by a horrendous second quarter en route to a 93-83 loss to Philadelphia 76ers.

“We haven’t put together ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Sixers (Basketball Night In Canada)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 104 Mavs 109

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Fields To Have Hand Examined

After the Raptors’ latest slow start against the Mavs, head coach Dwane Casey acknowledged that a change to his starting five would have to be a consideration.

Injury may make that a necessity for Saturday’s home matchup vs the Sixers on Saturday (7PM, TSN, FAN590).

Landry Fields, who has started at small forward in every game for the Raptors, visited a hand specialist on Friday to examine discomfort in his right hand that he’s reportedly been experiencing for weeks.

The third-year pro has clearly struggled with his offence to start the season ...

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DeRozan Hitting His Stride And Pounding The Boards

DeMar DeRozan has become more aggressive all over the court in the early season.

DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors.

In the star-laden universe that is the NBA, real prominence means that people plug the player first, and the team second.

Perhaps in no other game does the personality of the team’s best player dictate how that team is perceived.

So the question is: is it DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors or the other way around?

“As long as my name is mentioned, I don’t care,” DeRozan said. “As long as I’m with ...

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Slow Start Sinks Raptors In Road Loss To Mavs

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Top Plays: JV’s Drive & Dunk | Jose To Amir | Amir To The Rack | More Highlights
Post Game: Highlights | Dwane Casey | Amir Johnson | DeMar DeRozan

Dallas (CP) — The Dallas Mavericks have found an early groove without some key players.

O.J. Mayo and Chris Kaman each scored 22 points as the short-handed Mavericks won their third straight game, beating the Toronto Raptors 109-104 Wednesday night.

The Mavericks, who jumped out to a 16-point lead early ...

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