Raptors Camp Wraps In Halifax With Intra-Squad Game

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Some thoughts after Team Black’s 92-64 win over Team Gray in a spirited Raptors intra-squad game to wrap up Training Camp in Halifax.

– Yes, it was just an intra-squad scrimmage. No, it shouldn’t diminish DeMar DeRozan taking four three-pointers on Saturday and drilling a three of them on his way to a game-high 21 points.

Long distance shooting has been a huge focal point for DeRozan this past offseason, as he attempts to improve upon his 28.3 per cent shooting from behind the arc in 2012-13 (a career-best mark).

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Raptors Speak Out Against Bullying At Halifax School Visit

By Akasha Di Tomasso

On Day Four of training camp, the Raptors Basketball Development and Community staff, along with alumni Jerome “JYD” Williams, ascended upon Fairview Junior High School. Their goal? To ensure the 350 students in the attendance heard about the importance of having a school environment free from bullying.

“Kids save kids and every one of the kids here at Fairview can be the catalyst of change. It’s time for all of them to speak up – and being part of a team [just like the Raptors] is a great way ...

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The #RTZ Lookahead: Back To School

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We’re still about a week away from the start of Raptors Training Camp, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to discuss. Kat and Jay get you caught up in the very first edition of the weekly Raptors lookahead.

 

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Basketball Development & Community A Focus At Raptors Training Camp

 

A guest post from Kate Gustafson, MLSE Foundation Community Manager.

The Raptors are heading to Halifax, Nova Scotia with basketball development and community as part of their Training Camp focus. The Raptors intra-squad game on October 5 at the Halifax Metro Centre will provide a unique opportunity for fans to support both the team and their local community.

Tickets are available at participating AML Communications locations. For additional ticketing information, please visit www.ticketatlantic.com.

Supporting The Community

Last year, over $56,000 was raised at the intra-squad game in support of four deserving charitable organizations, with ...

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Raptors Training Camp Recap: Day Four

Thursday was the final day of training camp at the Canada Games Centre for the Raptors and we’ve got video from after the morning session.

Head coach Dwane Casey expressed that he was much more satisfied with Thursday’s practice than the lone session on Wednesday, particularly in terms of the Raptors’ execution at the offensive end. We’ve got more from Casey, plus Ed Davis on his first proper training camp experience and director of sports science Alex McKechnie with a brief update on Jonas Valanciunas.

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A History Lesson In Halifax

With an afternoon off in Halifax, head coach Dwane Casey traded the court for some culture, by taking a tour of the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia on Thursday.

For Casey, learning more about Halifax’s rich history and proud ties to the Undergraound Railroad was a priority with his team in town for training camp.

“I thought it was important just to see the historical part of Halifax while we’re here,” said Casey. “Especially [Halifax's role in] the Underground Railroad, which I have a cultural history with. I think that’s important not only ...

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More From Gray, Lucas…

We’ve got more Training Camp video from Day 2 in Halifax, as Matt Devlin took some time to speak with centre Aaron Gray and new point guard John Lucas III.

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