Game Day: Raptors vs. Cavaliers

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From NBA.com: No team in the Eastern Conference has been hotter of late than the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are riding their longest winning streak in nearly four years.

They’ve also picked up some help with starting center Anderson Varejao sidelined.

The Cavaliers look to continue their strong play and extend their winning streak to seven games when they visit the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.

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 Projected Starters

Raptors:Kyle Lowry (G), DeMar DeRozan (G), Terrence Ross (F), Patrick Patterson (F), Jonas Valanciunas (C)

Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving (G), Jarrett ...

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Bulls

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From NBA.com: Joakim Noah and the Chicago Bulls emerge from the All-Star break trying to pick up where they left off.

The Toronto Raptors already have.

Noah and the Bulls are looking for another strong defensive effort in order to continue their recent surge and beat the Raptors on the road again Wednesday night.

Chicago (27-25) has won three in a row and four of five after coasting to a 92-76 home win over Brooklyn on Thursday. That winning streak has been spurred by superb defensive play, as ...

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Jonas Speaks About His All-Star Experience

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Wasn’t a great night for Jonas Valanciunas statistically at the BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, but the big man seemed to enjoy his first taste of NBA All-Star Weekend.

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Team Hill Wins 142-136 Over Team Webber In Rising Stars Challenge

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NEW ORLEANS (CP)_ Andre Drummond had 30 points and a Rising Stars Challenge-record 25 rebounds, leading Team Hill to a 142-136 victory over Team Webber on Friday night.

Besides an impressive tally of dunks and rebounds, Drummond even managed to make his free throws while winning MVP honours. A 41 per cent shooter during the regular season, the Detroit forward went 6 for 8, including a pair with 29 seconds left after chasing down Bradley Beal’s ...

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Raptors At All-Star Weekend: Day 1

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DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross and Jonas Valanciunas arrive in New Orleans, proceed to make you dizzy on Thursday during media appearances…

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Canadian Broadcast Coverage Of 2014 NBA All-Star

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Hawks

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From NBA.com: The Toronto Raptors haven’t played this well before the All-Star break since Chris Bosh’s final season north of the border, but in no way does that mean they’re satisfied.

They’ll look to head into the long weekend on a positive note by ending a five-game home losing streak to the struggling Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

Toronto (27-25) leads the Atlantic Division by three games and is enjoying its best run before the break since going 29-23 in 2009-10. It is coming off a 108-101 ...

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Pelicans

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After a tough run on the west coast, the boys were back in town. It was All Star Celebration Night at Air Canada Centre with two games to turn things around before the All Star break. Game one: check. #VictoryBaby

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Raptors Edge Pelicans At Air Canada Centre

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TORONTO (CP) — Patrick Patterson knows his role and, usually, it’s making an impact off the bench.

But on Monday, the back-up forward got his first start since coming to Toronto two months ago and made the most of it, pouring in a season-high 22 points as the Raptors defeated New Orleans 108-101.

“My role doesn’t change whether it’s starting, or whether I’m coming off the bench,” said Patterson, who learned earlier in the day he would join the starting five in place ...

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Music Monday: All-Star Jam Session

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As we anticipate the over-the-top, celebrity-hop, slam-dunk-shock filled NBA All-Star Weekend, we anticipate the bigger picture; the spectacle of it all. And as DeMar, Terrence and Jonas hang headphones around their necks and select their ‘wheels up’ tracks for the trip from T Dot, the Big Easy stage gets ready for top tracks from the music world as well. All Stars on the court and All Stars on the mic, it’s a blend of both worlds on these competitive nights.

All-Star Weekend is incredibly surreal for all involved. This video featuring ...

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