Raptors Surge Past Mavericks At Home

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TORONTO (CP) — With teammate Kyle Lowry ailing, DeMar DeRozan put the Toronto Raptors on his shoulders Wednesday night.

DeRozan had a career-high 40 points to rally the Raptors to a 93-85 home win over the Dallas Mavericks, their first victory in three games. And with fellow guard Lowry struggling with the stomach flu _ he went 0-for-10 from the field, including 0-for-6 from beyond the arc — it was DeRozan who led Toronto to its third straight decision over the Mavs.

“Once I saw Kyle with ...

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Pregame With Greivis Vasquez

Coming off a big game in a loss to the Bobcats, Greivis Vasquez sits down with me prior to the Raptors home game against the Mavs (7 PM ET, Sportsnet, TSN 1050).

 

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Mavericks

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The Dallas Mavericks have one of the best assist-to-turnover ratios in the NBA thanks in large part to the steady play of Jose Calderon.

Calderon was greeted warmly in his first return to Toronto, but the receptions have been different for Vince Carter when he’s gone back north.

Carter has also been efficient with the basketball and Wednesday night’s contest figures to be one of his final games in Toronto as the Mavericks continue a three-game trip.

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Projected Starters

Raptors: Kyle Lowry (G), DeMar DeRozan (G), Terrence Ross ...

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#RaptorRehab: Episode Two

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The #RTZ Weekly Lookahead: Open Gym Now Online

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Kat and Jay look ahead to a busy four-game week, including Fan Night on Saturday vs. the Clippers. That plus great news on full episodes of Open Gym, presented by BlackBerry, now playing at Raptors.com.

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Raptors Can’t Hold Off Lakers At Home

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TORONTO (CP) – Nick Young had 29 points while Pau Gasol added 22 to lead the short-handed Los Angeles Kings past the Toronto Raptors 112-106 on Sunday afternoon at the Air Canada Centre.

The Lakers (16-25) rallied from deficits of 19 and 17 points for their second straight win but only their third in their past 15 contests.

DeMar DeRozan had 23 points while Kyle Lowry added 21 for Toronto (20-19), which had its six-game home win streak halted. The Raptors also lost the chance for their first-ever season sweep of ...

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Game Preview: Raptors vs Lakers

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Kyle Lowry could very well deserve his first All-Star selection after his recent hot streak has helped the Toronto Raptors take control in the weak Atlantic Division.

Lowry will look to help the Raptors extend their home winning streak to seven games when they host the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.

Playing his best basketball of the season of late, Lowry is averaging 18.6 points and 8.1 assists since Dec. 28, helping Toronto (20-18) go 8-3 in that span and move four games ahead of second-place Brooklyn in the ...

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Raptors Streak Past Wolves 94-89 At Home

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TORONTO (CP) – Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors made up for a sub-par road performance by continuing their mastery of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Lowry had 24 points to lead Toronto to a 94-89 victory before an Air Canada Centre sellout crowd of 19,800, the Raptors’ 10th straight home win over Minnesota and 17th in 18 head-to-head meetings. More importantly, it came just two nights after a disappointing 88-83 road loss to the Boston Celtics.

“It was a bounce-back game for us and we needed it,” Lowry ...

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Pregame With John Salmons At Air Canada Centre

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I catch up with veteran swingman John Salmons before the Raptors host the Timberwolves tonight at Air Canada Centre.

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Raptors Inspired By Strongest Fans During SickKids Visit

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By Akasha Di Tomasso – Raptors.com

On Thursday, January 16th, the Toronto Raptors spent a few hours with some of their smallest but strongest fans.

The team paid their annual visit to SickKids Hospital in downtown Toronto, a long-standing team tradition. With many new faces on the team this season, it would be the first time that many of the Raptors had a chance to visit the hospital.

The day began with Susie Petro, Child Life Specialist at SickKids, describing the visit to the players. As Susie spoke, the motivation for the day ...

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