Casey Man In The Middle As Raps Battle Injuries

 

Now more than ever, Dwane Casey has to steer his young Raptors.

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Point guard Kyle Lowry: bruised bone in right foot. Out for a week or two but these things can drag on.

Swingman Alan Anderson: Partially torn plantar fascia tissue in left foot. Three to six weeks.

Landry Fields: Ulnar nerve damage in right elbow surgically repaired on Wednesday. No date for return.

As a wiseguy once said…“Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how was the play?”

Right now, in a way he never had to last season, Dwane Casey has ...

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Raptors Grind Out Road Win Over Pacers

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Top Plays: Valanciunas Putback Slam | Touchdown: Calderon | JV Rolls Hard To The Rim
Post Game: Casey | Calderon | DeRozan | Kleiza | Valanciunas | Johnson

INDIANAPOLIS –
The Toronto Raptors had all of the excuses in the world. The Indiana Pacers, on the other hand, didn’t.

Jose Calderon scored with 4:05 left in the first quarter to give Toronto a 19-17 lead and the Raptors led the rest of the way, holding on to beat the Pacers 74-72 on Tuesday night to snap ...

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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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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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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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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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Raptors Lose Lowry In Blowout Loss To Thunder

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Devlin & Anderson | Quick Hits From A Thunderous Loss
Top Plays: JV Throws It Down | Hook & The Harm For JV
Post Game: Highlights | Dwane Casey | Terrence Ross | Jose Calderon

November 6, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY (CP) — Thunder coach Scott Brooks was happy to see his team get off to a fast start that made his job easy at the end.

Russell Westbrook shrugged off a sore shoulder to score 19 points and Oklahoma City cruised past the Toronto Raptors ...

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Life On The Second Bus: OKC

Jack and I have landed in Oklahoma City, where the Raptors will open a back-to-back against the Kevin Durant and the Thunder  (8PM ET, TSN, FAN590).

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Ask Jack – November 3, 2012

Jack’s talking Andrea Bargnani, Jonas Valanciunas and who might bring it off the bench for the Raptors in the season’s first edition of Ask Jack…

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Raptors Give As Good As They Get, Lose Feisty Opener 90-88

Kyle Lowry had a huge night in his Raptors debut. (Ron Turenne/NBAE)

Someone must have known.

Before last night’s Raptor game, a gospel choir warmed up the Air Canada Centre crowd. As the players were introduced the men and women sang…

“We are not afraid.

“We are not afraid.”

Turns out no one was.

Do not adjust your set, Raptor fans. What you are seeing seems to be real and if the result is heartbreaking – the Raptors once led by 11,  the singers had a point.

The Raptors were the hammer and not the nail ...

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