Top Tweets From An Wild Afternoon At ACC

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It was an absolute roller coaster of an afternoon at ACC on Sunday, which featured another awful start from the home side, an unlikely spark from Jamaal Magloire, Jose Calderon going supernova for a career-high 30 points, quiet Kobe, airball Kobe, a Raptors fourth-quarter comeback, killer Kobe, a devastating five-second violation, another last shot opportunity for a win, but ultimately a 94-92 loss.

I leave it to @jaypresident with our #RTZ Tweet of the Night to sum it more effectively in less than 140 characters:

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Raptors Defence Slips In Loss To Bucks

For a team striving to build on a new foundation of defence, Raptors head coach Dwane Casey is starting to see cracks.

“I just mentioned to the team that we’ve lost that pride of guarding our yard,” Casey said after the Raptors’ 105-99 loss to the Bucks at ACC on Wednesday. “What we established in training camp has slipped.”

Defence was also on the mind of @jason_leite, who earned the #RTZ Tweet of the Night with the following:

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Raptors Open Lengthy Homestand With First Look At Bucks

Probable Starters
TOR – Jose Calderon (G), Jerryd Bayless (G), DeMar DeRozan (G/F), James Johnson (F),  Aaron Gray (C).
MIL– Brandon Jennings (G), Shaun Livingston (G), Carlos Delfino (F), Luc Mbah a Moute (F), Drew Gooden (C).

Key Injuries
TOR – Andrea Bargnani (left calf strain) – out
MIL – Andrew Bogut (left ankle fracture) – out

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Raptors Can’t Use OT To Overcome Slow Start In DC

There’s no question the Raptors have work to do when it comes to getting off to better starts. If the Raptors showed the same intensity in the first half that they displayed late or at virtually any point in Miami on Sunday, we’d likely be discussing a different result right now.

But man, what a fourth quarter.

The Raptors clawed back down the stretch against the Wizards and both teams began going back and forth right through until the end of overtime, which prompted our tweet of the night from @__NICKeloden

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Sitting Down With DeMar DeRozan

 

 

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Looking Ahead To Raptors – Wizards

Akil and I take a look ahead to tonight’s game, as the Raptors aim for a second win in three games against the Wizards.

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Colangelo Talks Valanciunas

Jack Armstrong and I speak with Raptors president and general manager Bryan Colangelo about first-round pick Jonas Valanciunas during Friday’s Raptors-Wizards game.

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Raptors Bounce Back In A Big Way Over Wizards

Great team effort from the Raptors tonight as they bounce back from two straight blowout losses with a much-needed 106-89 win. There were some brilliant performances and contributions up and down the lineup, but our #RTZ Tweet Of The Night winner @MitchMatch had one specific player in mind for the Raptors’ top performer.

Amir’s outstanding game with 18 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks was on the minds of many taking part in our nightly #RTZ Chat. Here are the best of the bunch from Friday’s win…

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Pre-Game Sit Down With Jose Calderon

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Looking Ahead To The Wizards

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