Game Preview: Raptors @ Sixers

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Raptors Audio: Lowry On Game Day From Philly

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Raptors Audio: Casey On Game Day From Philly

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The Toronto Raptors (21-20) needed a huge performance from DeMar DeRozan to rescue them from a huge deficit in their last game.

DeRozan might be poised for another career night against the Philadelphia 76ers (14-28) given what he’s done so far in the season series.

He’ll try to help Toronto win a third straight meeting with the 76ers on Friday night when the Raptors visit Philadelphia (7 PM ET, TSN2, TSN 1050).

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Mavericks

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The midway point of the season and a little trip down Raptors memory lane saw the boys bounce back in front of hometown fans to stay on the good side of that .500 mark. #VictoryBaby

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Raptors Surge Past Mavericks At Home

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TORONTO (CP) — With teammate Kyle Lowry ailing, DeMar DeRozan put the Toronto Raptors on his shoulders Wednesday night.

DeRozan had a career-high 40 points to rally the Raptors to a 93-85 home win over the Dallas Mavericks, their first victory in three games. And with fellow guard Lowry struggling with the stomach flu _ he went 0-for-10 from the field, including 0-for-6 from beyond the arc — it was DeRozan who led Toronto to its third straight decision over the Mavs.

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Mavericks

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The Dallas Mavericks have one of the best assist-to-turnover ratios in the NBA thanks in large part to the steady play of Jose Calderon.

Calderon was greeted warmly in his first return to Toronto, but the receptions have been different for Vince Carter when he’s gone back north.

Carter has also been efficient with the basketball and Wednesday night’s contest figures to be one of his final games in Toronto as the Mavericks continue a three-game trip.

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Bobcats

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After having their home winning streak stopped, the first-place Toronto Raptors are hoping to put an end to their road struggles with a rare win in Charlotte (2 PM ET, Sportsnet, TSN 1050).

With Kemba Walker out for the slumping Bobcats, the Raptors will try to avoid falling back to .500 by snapping a six-game losing streak in Charlotte on Monday.

The Raptors (20-19) have built a lead atop the weak Atlantic Division thanks to their strong play at home, but they had a six-game winning streak there halted ...

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Celtics

UPDATE – 2:26 PM: Rondo’s back…

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have recalled guard Rajon Rondo from the Maine Red Claws: http://t.co/5JKTg6R30J

— Boston Celtics (@celtics) January 15, 2014

 

UPDATE – 1:22 PM: Rajon Rondo’s getting closer, but won’t play for the Celtics tonight. He’s been assigned to the Maine Red Claws of the NBA D-League for essentially a one-day workout.

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have assigned guard Rajon Rondo to the Maine Red Claws: http://t.co/LSws70skGk

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Nets

Tonight presents a pretty important divisional game for a relatively unchallenged front-running Raptors team when the host the Brooklyn Nets (7 PM, TSN2, Sportsnet 590 The FAN)

Since players from the Raptors locker were pulled from the lineup before the December 8th game in Los Angeles, the remaining group has banded together and integrated pieces fairly seemlessly from Sacramento. Beating the Lakers that night in Kobe Bryant’s return was considered an upset, as was beating the Bulls in Chicago (twice). Same with Dallas, definitely in OKC and indubitably versus ...

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Pacers

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Wizards.

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Wizards

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The red hot Raptors aim to extend their recent run when the open a three-game trip in Washington against the Wizards tonight at Verizon Center (7 PM ET, TSN, Sportsnet 590 The FAN).

With a 9-3 record since the trade that sent Rudy Gay to Sacramento as the centrepiece of a multi-player deal, the Raptors have had a remarkable turnaround that’s propelled them back atop the Atlantic Division and helped earn head coach Dwane Casey Eastern Conference Coach of the Month honours for December.

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