The Raptor Returns Against The Hawks!

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After months of rehabilitation from an Achilles tendon injury with the rather unconventional Dr. Goodman, The Raptor made his much-anticipated return to the court on Sunday!

As you can see from the video above and the photos below, fans were thrilled to welcome the greatest mascot in sports back to doing what he does best. Be sure to keep an eye out for The Raptor at all remaining home games this season!

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Lowry, DeRozan Lift Raptors Late Against Hawks

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In a Sunday matinee against the Atlanta Hawks the Toronto Raptors were able to pull out a 96-86 victory. After sleepwalking through the first three quarters, the Raptors outscored Atlanta 36-15 in the fourth. Trailing by three points with less than four minutes remaining, Toronto reeled off a 15-2 run to close the game and run away with the win.

“I told Tim Leiweke on the way in, it was like pulling teeth,” Raptors head coach Dwane Casey said. “It was like going to the dentist office in that first half.”

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Raptors Get Crucial Win After Crushing Loss

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TORONTO (CP) – Toronto’s Kyle Lowry had spent big chunks of Sunday’s game on the bench, part of the coaching and medical staff’s plan to manage the minutes of their battered and bruised team leader.

Unleashed in the fourth quarter, Lowry scored seven of his 25 points in the game’s final minute to lift the Raptors to a 96-86 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.

After three horrible quarters, the Raptors outscored the Hawks 36-15 in the final 12 minutes to seal the victory.

“We’ve ...

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MacKenzie: Durant Praises, Torches Raptors

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Late Thursday night, Kevin Durant tweeted a Toronto shout out.

“This what Sauga feel like in the night time.”

The tweet is a lyric from Mississauga artist PartyNextDoor’s “Break From Toronto.”

Late Friday night, Durant poured in a 51-point, 12-rebound, seven-assist performance in a double-overtime victory against the Toronto Raptors.

Prior to giving Air Canada Centre its most gut-wrenching loss of the season, Durant held court in Oklahoma City’s locker room in front of a projector showing game film.

A childhood fan of the Toronto Raptors, he was asked a lot of questions about the ...

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Raptors Lose Heartbreaker To Thunder In Double OT

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TORONTO (CP) – The game, according to DeMar DeRozan, was the kind that players live for.

The ending was not.

Kevin Durant calmly drained a three-pointer with 1.7 seconds left to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 119-118 victory over the Toronto Raptors in double overtime on Friday.

The buzzer-beating bomb from 31 yards out capped a 51-point performance by Durant, the league’s top scorer.

Still, DeRozan said there was plenty to take from the game ...

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#RaptorReturns: Part 3

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The Raptor is now just days away from his big return to the court! Check out his latest progress and be sure to come out and see him complete his comeback from injury against the Hawks on Sunday.

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Game Day: Raptors vs. Thunder

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Season Series: Raptors 1-0

The Toronto Raptors notched one of their biggest road victories of the season when they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-98 back in December. On Friday night, the Thunder are in town to try to get a season split against the Raptors.

Toronto’s win in Oklahoma City was the Thunder’s first home loss of the season and snapped a 13-game home winning streak. Kyle Lowry had 22 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Raptors, while Amir Johnson added 17 points and ...

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Hard-Fought Win For Raptors In Big Easy

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NEW ORLEANS (CP) – Greivis Vasquez drew a round of applause when he first checked in against the team for which he played the past two seasons.

Later, he all but silenced the New Orleans crowd with five straight points that gave his new team the lead for good inside the final two minutes.

DeMar DeRozan scored 31 points, Vasquez finished with 14, and the Toronto Raptors snapped a two-game skid with a resilient 107-100 victory ...

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Raptors Fall To Hawks In OT

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ATLANTA (CP) – After a horrible stretch, the Atlanta Hawks are healthy again – well, sort of – and feel like they can move back up in the Eastern Conference.

Jeff Teague equaled his career best with 34 points, Paul Millsap had the first triple-double of his career and the Hawks extended their longest winning streak of the season to five in a row, beating the Toronto Raptors 118-113 in overtime Tuesday night.

Millsap had 19 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists ...

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Lowry, DeRozan Rep Raptors On NBA TV

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With the Raptors in Atlanta to face the Hawks on Tuesday night, Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan stopped by the NBA TV Game Time set.

Check them out as they describe leading the Raptors through a majorly improved 2013-14 campaign and walk the GameTime crew through some of the basic plays and sweet spots that have led to their success this season.

Get ready for more Raptors on NBA TV, Tuesday’s game against the Hawks was selected as the final Fan Night matchup of the season.

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