DeMar DeRozan Pre-Game In Orlando

Fresh off a 30-point, six-rebound performance in a road win over the Hornets, DeMar DeRozan sits down with me in pre-game in Orlando.

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Magic

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 104 Spurs 97 (OT)

 

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Life On The Second Bus: Orlando

It’s the final game of 2012 for the Raptors against the Magic tonight (7PM ET, TSN, FAN590) and Jack and I are getting you ready from the Second Bus in Orlando.

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Raptors Recover In Overtime To Outlast Hornets

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Top Plays: The Ross Dunk That Wasn’t | Lowry To Amir | DeRozan At Both Ends | More
Post Game: Game Highlights | Casey | Lowry | DeRozan | Anderson | Calderon | Johnson

NEW ORLEANS — Kyle Lowry didn’t start against the Hornets. He certainly finished them off, though.

DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points and Lowry, back from a partial triceps tear that kept him out of seven straight games, had two huge baskets in overtime as the Toronto Raptors held off New Orleans 104-97 on ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Spurs (Happy Holidays!)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Magic 90 Raptors 93

 

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Raptors Hold Off Magic For Fifth Straight Win

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Devlin & Calderon Pre-Game
Top Plays: Jose’s Holiday Greeting | Big Davis Slam | HUGE Ross Putback | Wicked Ross Windmill
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | Terrence Ross | Jose Calderon

TORONTO (CP) — Five consecutive victories isn’t quite enough to make Dwane Casey breathe easy.

DeMar DeRozan poured in 17 points as the Toronto Raptors stretched their winning streak to five games with a 93-90 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday.

Asked how he’ll guard against overconfidence in the locker-room, Casey ...

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Calderon’s Triple-Double Powers Raptors Past Rockets

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Top Plays:  Jonas & Sabonis | Ross Rejection | DeRozan Reverse Jam | Davis Facial| Calderon Crossover
Post Game: Dwane Casey | Jose Calderon | Alan Anderson | DeMar DeRozan | Jonas Valanciunas

TORONTO — Jose Calderon was holding court with a couple dozen reporters in the post-game locker-room when Kyle Lowry walked by and said “Good game Amigo.”

Calderon had 18 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists — his second career triple-double — to lead the short-handed Raptors to a 103-96 victory over the ...

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Raptors Use Balanced Effort Against Mavs To End Slide

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Devlin & Casey Pre-Game
Top Plays: Pietrus With A Prayer | Remarkable Ross Dunk | DeRozan’s Swat
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | Terrence Ross | Jose Calderon | DeMar DeRozan

TORONTO  — Whatever sense of relief the Toronto Raptors enjoyed Friday, coach Dwane Casey warned the feeling would be brief.

Linas Kleiza drained 20 points — 12 of them coming from four three-pointers in the fourth-quarter — as the Raptors defeated the Dallas Mavericks 95-74 to end an ugly six-game losing skid.

But ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Mavericks

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Nets 94 Raptors 88

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On The Rendezvous, Buzzards And Risk. Oh Yeah…And The Raptors

I grew up in Sarnia so long ago the Mayans hadn’t yet invented a calendar predicting the end of the world…any world.

Eccentrics enjoyed  a certain celebrity in southwestern Ontario towns. Television was considered a gateway to the starry network of four stations.  Detroit passed for our Emerald City.

Kids were more active then; not because of some inherent ambition or nobility but because our entertainment options were so limited you needed to get out of the house.

Around the corner beckoned The Rendezvous Grill, a hamburger joint with a jukebox and a ...

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