Game Preview: Raptors vs. Celtics

The regular season (finally!) gets underway tonight vs. the Boston Celtics (7 PM ET, TSN2, FAN590). 

 

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New GM Masai Ujiri Plans To Toughen The Troops

Masai Ujiri is careful.

The Raptors 43-year-old President of Basketball Operations and General Manager, the club’s fifth GM, has used a series of measured moves to re-position the team.

He signed rambunctious reserve Tyler Hansbrough and traded centre Andrea Bargnani to the New York Knicks for a package that came down to three-point shooter Steve Novak, a first-rounder in 2016 and second round picks in 2014 and 2017.

Ujiri retained head coach Dwane Casey, albeit with a reconfigured coaching staff and brought in depth players D.J. Augustin, Austin Daye and Julyan Stone.

But if ...

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Casey Aims To Experiment In Preseason

Two Atlantic Division foes that underwent massive offseason change in very different ways open preseason play Monday when the Raptors visit the Celtics at TD Garden in Boston (7:30 PM ET).

The Raptors are coming off a fifth straight season without a playoff appearance and after some significant off-court transformation, there’s still little to suggest exactly which direction the team is heading long-term.

Fresh off winning an Executive of the Year award with the Denver Nuggets, Masai Ujiri returned to the Raptors this summer to replace Bryan Colangelo as president of basketball ...

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Raptors At Summer League: How To Watch

We’ve received a lot of questions about how to watch Raptors Summer League games so here’s what you need to know:

– The only way to see all Raptors Summer League games (and the roughly 86 Summer League games in total) LIVE is with the NBA Summer League Live. For $14.99 you’ll have access to every SL game live and on demand.

– NBA TV Canada will have a replay of every Raptors Summer League game, but please note that — for at least the first two games — the earliest replays will ...

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#RossShallDunk – The Infographic

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Pre-Game With Dwane Casey

I sat down with Raptors head coach Dwane Casey before a big mathcup with the Miami Heat at ACC (2PM, TSN, FAN590).

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Ask Jack: Closing Games & DeRozan’s Growth

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More of your questions on closing out games, more burn for Terrence Ross and improvements in the game of DeMar DeRozan in the latest “Ask Jack”…

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Raptors Can’t Put Away Pistons

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Top Plays: Hobbled JV Steals & Dishes | Amir To Ed | Calderon To Johnson | Amir Hoop & Harm
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | Andrea Bargnani

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. –Two of Detroit’s youngest players grew up a little Friday night, and it was enough to lift the Pistons to their second straight home victory.

Brandon Knight converted a layup with 7.8 seconds left, rookie Andre Drummond had his first career double-double and Detroit edged the Toronto Raptors ...

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Sixers (On The Road Again…)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 97 Magic 86

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Raptors Can’t Close Out Sixers On The Road

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Top Plays: Lowry Seek & Destroy | Lowry High Floater | DeRozan Huge Slam | Bargnani To Calderon
Post Game: Game Highlights | Casey | DeRozan | Calderon | Lowry

PHILADELPHIA – Nick Young has some game to go with his style and swagger.

Young scored 23 points off the bench, Jason Richardson had six of his 21 points late in the fourth quarter, and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 106-98 on Tuesday night.

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