Game Winner From Gay Lifts Raptors Over Pacers In OT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Rudy Gay is making a difference in Toronto, and the Raptors couldn’t be happier with their newest player.

Gay rediscovered his shooting touch in time to score 17 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Friday night. He hit a 17-foot jumper with 1.7 seconds left in the extra period to send the Raptors past the Indiana Pacers 100-98.

“He definitely gives our team a lift. He’s a closer, you know?” forward Amir Johnson said. “That’s something we’ve been missing.”

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Raptors Red Party Remix Recap

The annual Raptors Red Party took place on Sunday and this year, it was remixed at The Ballroom in Toronto. Raptors coaches, players and media personalities got together with fans to mingle and bowl a few frames with net proceeds raised at the event supporting the MLSE Team Up Foundation’s basketball court revitalization at the Scarborough YMCA.

Check out all the sights and sounds from this great event below and be sure to see even more in our photo gallery from the Raptors Red Party Remix.

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Raptors Mid-Season Report Cards

Forty-one games gone.

Forty-one games to go.

The Raptors are 15-26 and likely will be until they play game number 42 in Miami, Wednesday.

Time for the mid-season report card.

Quincy Acy: 3.1 PPG, 2.10 RPG: Has delighted coaching staff with recent play and provided valuable minutes as team struggles without bigs Bargnani and Valanciunas. Has showed ability to hit 15 footers. Won’t ever rebound like his doppelganger Reggie Evans but will score more. Still miles to go. +C.

Alan Anderson: 12.3 PPG, 2.30 RPG: Excellent defender who can handle guards and forwards. Vocal leader.  ...

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Valanciunas Attends “The Other Dream Team” Screening

Jonas Valanciunas: Promising Raptors rookie centre. National symbol. Movie star.

The 20-year-old rookie has a key role in the outstanding 2012 basketball documentary The Other Dream Team, as the story of his journey from Utena, Lithuania to the NBA represents both hope and freedom only made possible by generations of countrymen before him.

“Basketball brought us together so that’s a great movie to show how it was in Lithuania at that time. For me, it’s a really important movie,” Valanciunas told the Canadian Press on Friday. “I have pride every time to ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Bobcats (Would You Lob That?)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Sixers 72 Raptors 90

 

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Raptors Win Streak Stopped By Spurs

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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.

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Devlin On Game Day – Raptors @ Spurs

I offer some keys to tonight’s game for the Raptors against the Spurs in San Antonio (8:30 PM ET, SNET1, FAN590).

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Raptors Outlast Pistons For Fourth Straight Win

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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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Ask Jack: Ending The Funk And A Little More Davis

We’re talking about the Raptors recent woes and giving more minutes to Ed Davis in the latest edition of Ask Jack.

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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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