Raptors’ First Women In Sports Networking Event A Sold-Out Success

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Wednesday’s Raptors win over the Philadelphia 76ers wasn’t the organization’s sole victory on Wednesday night. The Raptors, in conjunction with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, also hosted a Women in Sports networking event prior to the game.

Hosted above e11even restaurant, the event saw more than 100 attendees come to meet and hear the words of Teresa Resch, Shannon Hosford and Justina Klein, three women working within MLSE, as they spoke on life in the sports industry.

A sold-out event, the evening led to attendees continuing their evening at Air Canada Centre ...

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Raptors Win Atlantic Division, Despite Loss To Knicks

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TORONTO (CP) – The Toronto Raptors came into Friday’s game against the New York Knicks hoping to clinch the Atlantic Division for just the second time in franchise history in front of a home crowd.

But after losing 108-100 they had to wait for some help from the Atlanta Hawks, which came moments later in the form of a 93-88 win over the Brooklyn Nets.

“It’s sweet and sour,” Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry said. “It’s very sweet that we won the ...

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Knicks

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Season Series: Raptors 2-0

Two of the Toronto Raptors’ final four games of the season are against the New York Knicks. The first will take place Friday night in Toronto, while the second will happen Wednesday night in New York on the final night of the NBA’s regular season. From there, Toronto will prepare for its first postseason after a five-year drought.

A victory on Friday would do more than give Toronto another W in the win column. It would clinch the Atlantic ...

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Raptors Band Together And Roll To Season Sweep Of Sixers

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Jonas Valanciunas was looking for a distraction. On Wednesday night, for roughly two and a half hours, the Philadelphia 76ers fit the bill.

Playing in his first game since being charged with a DUI early Monday morning, Valanciunas was fantastic about the 76ers. Scoring a career-high 26 points to go with 12 rebounds, he shot 10-for-14 from the floor and 6-for-8 from the free throw line as Toronto defeated Philadelphia 125-114.

“I don’t know if it had anything to do ...

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Not Missing A Beat: Lowry Leads Raptors To Fourth Straight Win In Return

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TORONTO (CP) – Jonas Valanciunas cherished the chance to think about nothing but basketball Wednesday night.

The Raptors’ sophomore centre cast aside his off-court troubles to score a career-high 26 points and grab 12 rebounds in Toronto’s 125-114 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers – less than three days after he was charged with drunk driving.

“It has been a rough couple of days, but I had to find energy to come out and fight. I felt really good fan support – thank ...

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Sixers

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Season Series: Raptors 3-0

The Toronto Raptors hope to complete a 4-0 season weep against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. With five games remaining in the regular season, Dwane Casey has repeatedly mentioned the importance of taking each game as it comes. A match up with the 17-60 Philadelphia 76ers looks like an easy game on paper, but at this point in the season, no game is a given.

Thanks to a victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday ...

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#RTZ Weekly Lookahead: The Final Five

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Kat and Jay look at a potential history-making week for the Raptors, which also includes plenty of off-court appearances.

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Raptors Fend Off Bucks, Set Franchise Mark For Road Wins

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MILWAUKEE (CP) — The playoff-bound Toronto Raptors found themselves trailing the hapless Milwaukee Bucks by nine points at halftime.

DeMar DeRozan made sure the Raptors recovered to continue their push for post-season position.

The Toronto guard scored 15 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 102-98 Saturday night to keep pace with the Chicago Bulls for the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference.

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Game Day: Raptors @ Bucks

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Season Series: Raptors 2-0

Coming off of a Friday night victory against the Indiana Pacers, the Toronto Raptors are in Milwaukee to take on the Bucks. They are also looking to extend their 2-½ game lead on the Brooklyn Nets in the race for the Atlantic Division title. Standing at 44-32 on the season, the Raptors are 12 games over .500. The Bucks have won 14 games this season.

Raptors head coach Dwane Casey will not allow his team to overlook any game, ...

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Next Man Up: Shorthanded Raptors Clamp Down On Pacers

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TORONTO (CP) – Late in the third quarter Friday night, some angry jostling between John Salmons and Paul George quickly turned into a shoving match. The dust-up brought the cheering crowd at Air Canada Centre to its feet and earned both players matching technical fouls.

But even more, said Salmons, it said everything about this Toronto Raptors team. They’re not afraid of anyone.

Terrence Ross led the way with 24 points as the short-handed Raptors slayed another significant foe, defeating the Indiana ...

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