Raptors Waive Morais, Wright


The Toronto Raptors announced Saturday they have waived guard Carlos Morais and forward Chris Wright.

Morais totaled six points and 21 minutes in three preseason games, while Wright tallied 10 points, six rebounds and 26 minutes in five outings.

The roster now stands at 15. The Raptors open the 2013-14 season at home October 30 versus Boston (7 p.m.).

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Raptors Exercise Team Options On Jonas Valanciunas & Terrence Ross


The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have exercised the third-year team options on the Rookie Scale Contracts of centre Jonas Valanciunas and guard Terrence Ross. The contracts for Valanciunas and Ross are now guaranteed through the 2014-15 season. In accordance with the league’s Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Raptors had until October 31 to exercise their option on both players. Per team policy, financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Valanciunas, seven-foot, 257 pounds, joined the Raptors after being selected fifth overall in the 2011 NBA Draft and spending the 2011-12 ...

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Kyle Lowry Injury Update


Raptors guard Kyle Lowry injured his left ring finger tendon during the third quarter of Wednesday’s game versus Memphis.

Lowry’s finger will be protected with a splint for approximately six weeks. During this time he will be able to participate in practices and play in games.

Lowry had a follow-up examination this afternoon in Toronto and did not accompany the team to Milwaukee for Friday’s preseason finale.

The Raptors open the regular season Wednesday at Air Canada Centre versus the Boston Celtics (7 p.m.).

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Raptors and Foot Locker Canada Step Up Fan Experience With Inaugural Shoe+TopiaTO Event


Raptors to host Toronto’s premier sneaker event at Air Canada Centre

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Toronto Raptors and Foot Locker Canada invite fans to Air Canada Centre on November 9 to support and celebrate the fast-growing sneaker collector community in Toronto. Shoe+TopiaTO is an event that will provide a unique marketplace for shoe collectors to showcase, buy, sell and trade their rare and highly sought-after pieces.

Fans who purchase tickets and vendors of this event also gain access to the Toronto Raptors game versus the Utah Jazz later ...

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MLSE Foundation Leaves Casino Rama A Winner

MLSE Foundation may have not won the game, but it certainly went home a winner Monday at the Toronto Raptors intrasquad scrimmage at the Casino Rama Entertainment Centre.

With a $100,000 donation to MLSE Foundation, Casino Rama hopes to make an impact and improve the lives of youth through sports. Fans attending the scrimmage were also encouraged to make a donation to further supplement the $100,000 Casino Rama contribution.

With a recent partnership with Right to Play, MLSE Foundation has made the commitment to fund sports programming ...

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Toronto To Host NBA All-Star 2016

History to be made as NBA All-Star held outside the United States for first time.

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2013 – Toronto has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2016, NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver announced today. The Honourable Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport; Toronto Mayor Rob Ford; Chairman of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Larry Tanenbaum; Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment President and CEO Tim Leiweke; Toronto Raptors President & General Manager Masai Ujiri; and Grammy® Award-winning artist and Raptors Global Ambassador Drake joined Deputy Commissioner Silver for ...

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Raptors Announce Training Camp Schedule & Roster

Camp opens Tuesday in Toronto, Intrasquad Game on Saturday in Halifax

The Toronto Raptors announced Friday the team’s practice schedule and roster for training camp at Air Canada Centre in Toronto and in Halifax at Canada Games Centre and the Metro Centre from October 1-5.

All practices will be closed to the public. Practices will be open to the media for the final 15 minutes. Players and coaches will be available only after practice sessions and the intrasquad game. No flash photography or live shots will be allowed during practice and the ...

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2013 Raptors Training Camp Itinerary

Practice Schedule (subject to change)*

Players and coaches will be available only after a practice session and the intrasquad game. No flash photography or live shots will be allowed during practice times.

* There is no guarantee as to the length of a particular practice session. We suggest calling the Raptors Media Relations Department Information Line at (416) 815-6111 to confirm practice times and media availability.

For credentials to camp and/or intrasquad game, please submit requests to ...

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Raptors Media Day Scheduled For September 30

The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday the team’s annual media day will take place Monday, September 30 from 1-3:30 p.m. in the Atrium located at Gate 5 on the west side of Air Canada Centre. Players and coaches will be available for interviews and photos.

Head Coach Dwane Casey and his team begin training camp in Toronto on the Air Canada Centre practice court from October 1-3 before moving to Halifax for October 4-5. A specific practice schedule with days and times will be released in the near future.

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Raptors Sign Wright, Morais & Stone


The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have signed forward Chris Wright and guards Carlos Morais and Julyan Stone. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.

Wright participated on the Raptors’ entry at the 2013 NBA Las Vegas Summer League and 2012 training camp in Halifax. During five games at Summer League he averaged 10.0 points and 3.2 rebounds while shooting .588 (20-for-34) from the field.

Wright spent the 2012-13 season with the Maine Red Claws of the NBA D-League and earned third-team All-NBA Development League honours. He appeared in 39 games ...

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