Game Day: Raptors vs. Warriors

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From NBA.com: Stephen Curry seems to play at his best immediately after showcasing his worst.

The All-Star guard now has a good chance to maintain his hot hand against a team he’s enjoyed great success against in his young career when the Golden State Warriors continue their six-game road trip against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.

Curry had one of his worst games of the season in a 103-83 loss at Chicago on Wednesday, finishing with a season low-tying five points on 2-of-10 shooting to go with five ...

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Wizards

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The longest game in franchise history still wasn’t enough time for the Raptors to scoop up their 33rd win of the season. Too many fouls and not enough healthy ankles set the Raptors back 134-129 when the final buzzer sounded in the third overtime. And the fans were in it until the end. #RTZ

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Wizards

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From NBA.com: Coach Dwane Casey has the Toronto Raptors in solid position to make the playoffs for the first time in six seasons, but he realizes it’s only going to get tougher down the stretch.

The Washington Wizards are looking to end a similar postseason drought, though they’ll have to play the next six weeks without one of their top frontcourt contributors.

Toronto hasn’t had much trouble with Washington even when Nene has been in the lineup, and it will look to sweep the four-game ...

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Game Day: Raptors @ Cavaliers

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From NBA.com: Backed by their strong play on the defensive end, the Toronto Raptors are on the verge of moving seven games over .500 for the first time in six years.

They could reach that mark against the Cleveland Cavaliers, whose offensive struggles began with Toronto ending their longest winning streak in nearly four years.

The Raptors go for their sixth win in seven games as they try to beat the short-handed Cavaliers for the second time in less than a week Tuesday night in Cleveland.

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Pregame With Jonas Valanciunas

The Raptors big man sits down with me before Sunday’s matchup with the Orlando Magic (6 PM ET, TSN2, TSN 1050).

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Magic

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From NBA.com: Another strong defensive effort helped the Toronto Raptors bounce back from a rare defeat on their home floor.

It wouldn’t seem they should have trouble getting another home win Sunday night against the Orlando Magic, who could be without leading scorer Arron Afflalo and haven’t won a road game in more than two months.

While Atlantic Division-leading Toronto (30-25) has won 11 of 14 at home, the Southeast-worst Magic have lost 14 straight on the road since winning in Chicago on Dec. 16.

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Cavaliers

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It was a Friday Night of celebrations: the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame honoured some new inductees, the 15th Anniversary of Air Canada Centre and of course a #VictoryBaby – plus a season high for Kyle Lowry – for the home team.

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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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