Raptors Refuse To Look Past Sixers

 

With three important games on tap for the Raptors this week, you could understand the temptation to expand the team’s typical “one game at a time” approach to a five-day outlook.

Instead, head coach Dwane Casey is demanding that the team’s focus become even more refined.

“I even talked to the guys about taking it one quarter, one possession at a time, because if you start looking at too many things down the road, you don’t see anything,” Casey said after Tuesday’s practice at ACC. “We want to make sure we take ...

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Ross Helps Raptors Bounce Blazers At ACC

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Devlin & Fields Pre-Game
Top Plays: Ross Catches Fire | Ross Buzzer Beater |  Lowry Dishes To Johnson | Amir Putback
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | Ross | Calderon

TORONTO – It was only 23 days ago that the Toronto Raptors hit what the team called the low point in its season _ a humiliating 18-point loss to the Portland Trail Blazers that ended a winless road trip and prompted the suggestion that jobs were in jeopardy.

The Raptors turned the tables ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Blazers

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 123 Magic 88

 

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Raptors End Trip With Blowout Win Over Magic

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Devlin & DeRozan Pre-Game
Top Plays: Lowry Finds DeRozan | Davis From Calderon | Ross Rocks Rim | Acy Throws It Down
Post Game: Game Highlights | Casey | Anderson | Calderon | DeRozan | Lowry

ORLANDO — The Toronto Raptors know a lot about patching together a team beset by injuries. They gave the Orlando Magic a lesson Saturday night.

The Raptors have not had their starting five together since the fourth game of the season yet they routed the injury-ravaged Magic 123-88 with tight ...

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My Head Says Yes… Well, Among Other Things

The emergence of Terrence Ross and the continued maturation of Ed Davis are essentials if the Raptors are to play meaningful late-season games.

The emergence of Terrence Ross and the continued maturation of Ed Davis are essentials if the Raptors are to play meaningful late-season games.

This is poison in a basketball column.

Naturally, I am going to do it anyway.

Would you, as a fellow from that other sport once posited, want to make the playoffs only to risk being manhandled by another team?

Hell, yes.

I think the Raptors can make the playoffs.

I say this in the wake of the iceberg, the 4-19 start.

Logic, of course, dictates that the majority of teams that begin by ...

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Raptors Win Streak Stopped By Spurs

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Devlin & Ross Pre-Game  | Casey Pre-Game
Top Plays: Ed Davis Poster Job | Fields Is Back
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | Calderon | Johnson | Ross | DeRozan

SAN ANTONIO — The Toronto Raptors could only nod their heads in admiration as their five-game winning streak came to an abrupt end Wednesday night against the San Antonio Spurs.

Tim Duncan scored 15 points and San Antonio rolled to a 100-80 victory over Toronto, snapping the Raptors’ longest winning streak in three years.

Manu ...

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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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Ask Jack: Playing Big, Familiar Faces And… Playoffs?

More of your Raptors-related questions with Jack Armstrong in the latest edition of Ask Jack.

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Raptors Outlast Pistons For Fourth Straight Win

Related: Box Score | Photo Gallery | Lucas Pre-Game
Top Plays: JV Fakes & Slams | Pietrus Swats Monroe | Leaping Linas | Big Davis Block
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | DeMar DeRozan | Jose Calderon | Alan Anderson

TORONTO (CP) — The doom and gloom that surrounded the Toronto Raptors just a week ago feels like a distant memory.

DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points and Jose Calderon added 17 assists as the Raptors won their fourth straight for the first time in over two years with a 97-91 victory ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Pistons

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 113 Cavaliers 99

 

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