Four Raptors Named On The 2014 NBA All-Star Ballot


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The 2014 NBA All-Star Ballot was unveiled today during a special tip-off event in New Orleans, the Official Host City of NBA All-Star 2014. Named on the ballot are Toronto Raptors guards DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, forward Rudy Gay and centre Jonas Valanciunas.

DeRozan makes his fourth appearance on the All-Star Ballot for Toronto. He has represented Toronto twice in the Sprite Slam Dunk at NBA All-Star in 2010 and 2011. DeRozan scored 14 points as a starter for the Sophomore Team in the 2011 […]

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Raptors Announce Broadcast Schedule From November 1-15


The Toronto Raptors announced Friday their television and radio broadcast schedule for games from November 1-15.

Veteran play-by-play voice Matt Devlin will call all the action on the television side for his sixth season. He will be joined by “The Coach” Jack Armstrong for broadcasts on TSN and TSN2 while former NBA first-round draft pick Leo Rautins will lend his expertise as the analyst on Sportsnet and Sportsnet ONE telecasts.

For a ninth season Paul Jones and Eric Smith will handle the broadcast duties on Sportsnet 590 The FAN. TSN 1050 Toronto […]

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Raptors Set Roster For Opening Night


The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday their roster for tonight’s regular season opener against the Boston Celtics at Air Canada Centre (7 p.m. TSN2/Sportsnet 590 The FAN). In accordance with league rules, all teams were required to reduce their training camp rosters to a maximum of 15 players.

The Raptors finished the 2013 preseason with a 6-1 mark.

Toronto returns nine players who ended last season with the team. Newcomers to the roster are D.J. Augustin (Indiana), Dwight Buycks (Gravelines/French Pro A League), Austin Daye (Memphis/Detroit), Tyler Hansbrough (Indiana), Steve Novak (New York) […]

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BMO Teams Up With Toronto Raptors For Title Sponsorship Of Canada’s Team

BMO becomes the official bank of the Raptors and proud partner of the team’s 2013-14 season

The Toronto Raptors and BMO Financial Group have announced a multi-year partnership that will see the bank join Canada’s NBA team as title sponsor and serve as the official bank of the Raptors. The agreement builds on a long-time partnership between BMO and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.

“Basketball has established itself as one of the most popular participation sports among Canadian youth, and the future of the game in this country is even […]

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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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