Second Quarter Sinks Raptors In Loss To Sixers

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Toronto (CP)– Same problem, different quarter.

Andrea Bargnani scored 23 points and DeMar DeRozan added 19 for the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, but their solid nights were spoiled by a horrendous second quarter en route to a 93-83 loss to Philadelphia 76ers.

“We haven’t put together […]

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors vs. Sixers (Basketball Night In Canada)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 104 Mavs 109

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Fields To Have Hand Examined

After the Raptors’ latest slow start against the Mavs, head coach Dwane Casey acknowledged that a change to his starting five would have to be a consideration.

Injury may make that a necessity for Saturday’s home matchup vs the Sixers on Saturday (7PM, TSN, FAN590).

Landry Fields, who has started at small forward in every game for the Raptors, visited a hand specialist on Friday to examine discomfort in his right hand that he’s reportedly been experiencing for weeks.

The third-year pro has clearly struggled with his offence to start the season […]

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Raptors Give As Good As They Get, Lose Feisty Opener 90-88

Kyle Lowry had a huge night in his Raptors debut. (Ron Turenne/NBAE)

Someone must have known.

Before last night’s Raptor game, a gospel choir warmed up the Air Canada Centre crowd. As the players were introduced the men and women sang…

“We are not afraid.

“We are not afraid.”

Turns out no one was.

Do not adjust your set, Raptor fans. What you are seeing seems to be real and if the result is heartbreaking – the Raptors once led by 11,  the singers had a point.

The Raptors were the hammer and not the nail […]

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Fields & The Couch That Keeps On Giving

 

It was a moving scene at the Raptors’ practice on Tuesday, where Landry Fields finally received a coveted NBA Social Media Award.

Fields was named the winner of the The Snap Shot Award back in late-July for his now legendary twitpic of the couch that then teammate Jeremy Lin temporarily slept on during their time with Knicks.

With NBA TV in Toronto to shoot an episode of Real Training Camp with the Raptors on Tuesday, Fields was able to finally get his hands on a trophy he described as “surprisingly heavy” before […]

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Fields, Magloire Wrap Up Training Camp

It’s a wrap from Raptors Training Camp at the Canada Games Centre in Halifax. We’ve got a couple extra one-on-ones, including Landry Fields on his first training camp with the Raptors and veteran centre Jamaal Magloire for his take on what he’s seen with the team throughout the week.

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Raptors Training Camp Recap: Day One

The Raptors tipped off Training Camp on Tuesday with their first of four two-a-day practice sessions this week at the Canada Games Centre in Halifax.  First up after the morning workout was head coach Dwane Casey, who spoke about an early focus on re-establishing the team’s defensive foundation early, a rough approximation of Kyle Lowry’s “swag quotient”, progress for third-year forward Ed Davis and much more.

Speaking of Valanciunas, the rookie big man continues to recover from a calf strain that sidelined him in informal workouts in Toronto last week, but […]

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Lowry, Fields Hit The Road

Landry Fields and Kyle Lowry we’re getting to know their new city on Wednesday as they hopped in some Purolator trucks and personally helped deliver tickets to some longtime Raptors season seat holders around the GTA.

See how the day unfolded from Fields’ perspective in the video above and check out some of the best tweets from the afternoon of special deliveries below…

 
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Landry Goes To The Movies…

What happens when the Raptors arrive to Toronto before one of the world’s greatest film festivals? You get great shots Landry Fields at the TIFF premiere of Spike Lee’s Bad 25 below.

Fields with Elaine Alden.

 

Fields with the legendary director himself. We won’t even hold the fact that he’s a Knicks fan against him!

 

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Q & A With Alex Rucker – Pt. 2

Analytics suggest that both Landry Fields (left) and Kyle Lowry (right) should be solid additions to the Raptors. (Ron Turenne/NBAE)

The opportunity to sit and chat with Raptors Director of Analytics Alex Rucker is one I’ve been looking forward to for a while. Advanced stats isn’t a topic we’ve heard a lot about with relation to the Raptors over the years and Rucker has been a big part of its recent growth within the organization.

Part two of our recent Q & A focused some key additions to the club including […]

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