Raptors To Return To Montreal As Part Of NBA Canada Series

The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday they will return to the Bell Centre in Montreal on Friday, October 19 at 7 p.m. for a preseason game against the New York Knicks. The game will be part of the first NBA Canada Series with the Minnesota Timberwolves playing host to the Detroit Pistons on October 24 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg.

The NBA Canada Series marks the first time games are being held in the country as part of the league’s marquee international slate, which includes NBA China Games, NBA Europe Live ...

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Raptors To Play Intra-Squad Scrimmage At Casino Rama

The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday they will play an intra-squad scrimmage in the Casino Rama Entertainment Centre on Sunday, October 28 at 1 p.m. The scrimmage will be a final tune-up for the club as it prepares for the 2012-13 season opener.

Limited tickets are available only at the Casino Rama Box Office. A suggested donation of $25 per ticket to the MLSE Team Up Foundation is recommended. The event will also feature appearances from Raptor the Mascot and the Raptors Dance Pak.

This marks the first time Casino Rama, official sponsor ...

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Raptors Extend Qualifying Offer To Bayless And Weems

The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they have extended qualifying offers to restricted free agents guard Jerryd Bayless and guard-forward Sonny Weems. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.

In accordance with the league’s collective bargaining agreement, in order for a team to retain its rights of first refusal with respect to a restricted free agent it must tender the player a qualifying offer prior to June 30. A restricted free agent may sign an offer sheet with any team, but is subject to a right of first refusal in favour ...

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Raptors Select Terrence Ross In First Round Of NBA Draft

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The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they selected guard Terrence Ross from Washington with the eighth overall selection in the 2012 NBA Draft. In the Draft’s second round, the Raptors took forward Quincy Acy from Baylor with the 37th pick and Tomislav Zubcic from Croatia with the 56th choice.

Ross, 6-foot-7, 197 pounds, was a first-team All-Pac-12 selection last season as a sophomore. He averaged 16.4 points and 6.4 rebounds, and ranked ...

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Raptors Announce Additional Pre-Draft Workout Dates

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The Toronto Raptors continue preparations for the 2012 NBA Draft by holding pre-draft workouts at Air Canada Centre.  The team’s next round of workouts will take place Thursday, June 21 and Monday, June 25. A total of 27 players have worked out for the Raptors this month, including seven Canadians that played at NCAA Division I schools.

All of the Raptors’ pre-draft workouts will be held in the Adidas Practice Court, located on the third floor of Air Canada Centre. Media will be granted access towards ...

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Raptors Announce NBA Summer League Schedule

The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday their schedule for the 2012 NBA Summer League. Toronto will play five games on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, July 13-19.

The 2012 NBA Summer League will feature a record 24 teams competing in a 60-game schedule July 13-22 at the Thomas & Mack Center and the COX Pavilion.

Toronto will open its schedule against the Houston Rockets on Friday, July 13. The Raptors will also face Miami (July 15), Dallas (July 16), Sacramento (July 18) and New York (July 19). Players and coaches ...

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Raptors Announce 2012 Pre-Draft Workout Dates

The Toronto Raptors will continue preparations for the 2012 NBA Draft by holding pre-draft workouts at Air Canada Centre. The Raptors have five dates scheduled this week – Tuesday, June 12 through Saturday, June 16. Additional sessions will be announced as needed.

All of the Raptors’ pre-draft workouts will be held in the Adidas Practice Court, located on the third floor of Air Canada Centre. Media will be granted access towards the end of each session. A representative from the Raptors’ basketball operations staff will be available for comment following each ...

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Raptors among record 24 teams scheduled for Summer League in Las Vegas

Ed Davis, selected 13th overall in the 2010 draft, could be among the members of the Raptors 2012 Summer League squad.

NEW YORK, May 24, 2012 – A record 24 teams will compete at the 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas this summer, the NBA announced Thursday. From July 13- 22, 23 NBA teams, including 11 that participated in the NBA Playoffs, as well as a team of NBA D-League Select players will compete at the Thomas & Mack Center and the COX Pavilion on the campus of the University ...

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DeRozan Named To 2012 USA Basketball Select Team

USA Basketball announced Monday that Toronto Raptors guard-forward DeMar DeRozan has been named to the 2012 USA Basketball Select Team. The 13 member Select Team will assemble in Las Vegas and conduct a training session July 5, then train with the USA Basketball Men’s National Team July 6-11.

DeRozan averaged 16.7 points, 3.3. rebounds and team-best 35.0 minutes during the 2011-12 season. He scored in double figures in 52 of his 63 appearances and scored 20 or more points on 26 occasions. DeRozan also ranked 10th among all qualified Eastern Conference ...

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Raptors Pick Up Option On Casey

The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they have picked up the option on Head Coach Dwane Casey’s contract to extend through the 2013-14 season.

“Dwane did a terrific job this year of adhering to our plan of growth and development for this young team,” said Raptors President and General Manager Bryan Colangelo. “We set out to change the culture and improve defensively and he orchestrated both progressions in an impressive fashion.”

Casey finished his first season as Toronto’s head coach. Under Casey, the Raptors made significant gains on the defensive end of the ...

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