Raptors Announce 2014 Pre-Draft Workout Dates


Toronto native Tyler Ennis highlights Thursday workout

The Toronto Raptors will begin preparations for the 2014 NBA Draft by holding four pre-draft workouts May 29 and June 3-5. Additional dates will be announced as needed.

The pre-draft workouts will be held on the Raptors’ practice court at Air Canada Centre and will be closed for public viewing. Media will have an opportunity for photos, video footage and player interviews following each session. A member of the Raptors Basketball Operations staff will also be available for comments.

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Raptors To Participate In NBA Summer League 2014 In Las Vegas


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The Toronto Raptors will be one of 24 teams participating in this year’s Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The event will run July 11-21 at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

This year marks Toronto’s seventh appearance at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas (2006, 2008-10, 2012-13). The Raptors hold an overall record of 15-15 (.500) at the event.

Toronto finished NBA Summer League 2013 ...

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Casey And Salmons To Participate in Basketball Without Borders


The NBA announced Tuesday that Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey and guard-forward John Salmons will participate in the 2014 Basketball without Borders (BWB) program.

The schedule will feature first-time camps in Taipei, Taiwan and Rome, Italy, and will return to Johannesburg, South Africa. Basketball without Borders, the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development program, has reached 1,700 campers from more than 120 countries, with 28 BWB campers drafted into the NBA.

Casey, along with fellow head coaches Brian Shaw (Denver Nuggets) and Jeff Hornacek (Phoenix Suns), former All-Star Andrei Kirilenko ...

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Raptors, Casey Agree To Three-Year Deal


Toronto Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri announced Tuesday the club and head coach Dwane Casey have agreed in principle on a new three-year contract through the 2016-17 season. Casey guided the Raptors to a team-record 48 victories and an Atlantic Division championship in 2013-14.

“From day one last summer Dwane has done an excellent job both on-and-off the court,” said Ujiri. “There’s been growth from each player on the roster and the team’s identity of toughness and a desire to always compete has clearly been established.
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Raptors Record-Setting Season On The Court Produces Record Results Off The Court As Well


Thousands of Raptors fans will make their way tonight to Air Canada Centre to cheer on their Atlantic Division champions – from outside the arena. Through the first four games of their 2014 NBA Playoff series versus the Brooklyn Nets, Maple Leaf Square – adjacent to Air Canada Centre – has seen increasingly larger crowds gather for Raptors playoff viewing parties. Sunday saw the largest crowd yet with an estimate 4,500 fans attending the Party in the Square presented by Bell to watch Game Four on the Bremner video screen.

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Statement From Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment


“As a proud member of the National Basketball Association, we stand strongly in our belief that the comments attributed to Mr. Sterling have no place in our society or sport. Our organization will always work to contribute to a culture of diversity and acceptance in this league and fully support the actions taken today. We thank Commissioner Adam Silver, and all of the NBA players, for their leadership on this important issue.”

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Game Five Start Time Change


The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday the start time for Game 5 versus the Brooklyn Nets at Air Canada Centre has been moved to 7:30 p.m.

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Raptors To Open Playoffs Saturday


The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they will open the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre on Saturday versus the Brooklyn Nets at 12:30 p.m. Game Two of the series is scheduled for Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. at Air Canada Centre.

The series will shift to Barclays Center in Brooklyn for Games Three and Four on Friday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 27 at 7 p.m. Games Five through Seven, if necessary, will be in Toronto, Brooklyn and Toronto, respectively.


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Jonas Valanciunas Statement


I hold myself to a high standard and take my role as a member of the Toronto Raptors very seriously. I apologize to the organization, my teammates, my family and my fans, and regret any negativity this incident has brought upon them.

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Team Statement Regarding Jonas Valanciunas


We were made aware this morning of the incident involving Jonas Valanciunas and are disappointed he has put himself in this situation. We take this matter very seriously as we have the highest expectations for all members of our organization.

At this time we are continuing to gather information and we will comment further when appropriate.

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