Matt’s Stats: Raptors @ Thunder

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Matt breaks down some key numbers before the Raptors visit the Thunder tonight in OKC (7 PM, TSN2, Sportsnet 590 The FAN).

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Post-Game: Raptors 109 Mavericks 108 (OT)

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Some thoughts after what was possibly the Raptors’ most impressive win of the season — a 109-108 OT road win over the Mavericks on Friday. Cue videobomb…

- DeMar DeRozan wasn’t exactly brilliant shooting the ball the whole night, with increased defensive attention at least part of the reason why.

“Sometimes you have to be the decoy,” said head coach Dwane Casey post-game. “Some days you’re the pigeon, some days you’re the statue.”

DeRozan shot just 6-of-18 from the ...

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Raptors Hold Off Mavericks In Overtime In Dallas

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DALLAS (CP) _ DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points, including the go-ahead basket on a wild shot while getting fouled in overtime Friday night, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-108.

The Raptors held on despite 23 points and a huge fourth quarter from old teammate Jose Calderon.

Toronto trailed 108-107 after a 3-pointer by Calderon when DeRozan’s pump-fake got Brandan Wright and Shawn Marion in the air. DeRozan threw up a shot as he was bumped and it went in ...

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Matt’s Stats: Raptors @ Mavericks

Matt Devlin breaks down some key numbers before the Raptors begin a stretch of three road games in four nights against the Mavericks (8:30 PM ET, Sportsnet ONE, TSN 1050).

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Mavericks

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What to watch as the Raptors hit the road for three Western Conference matchups in four nights, beginning with Mavericks in Dallas tonight (8:30 PM ET, Sportsnet ONE, TSN 1050).

Trouble Ahead? Tonight’s game against the Mavericks opens a very difficult stretch for the Raptors wrapped around a brief holiday break.

Eight of their next 10 games will be played on the road, including stops in San Antonio, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Miami and tonight in Dallas, where the Raptors have won just three times in 17 tries against the Mavs.

They’ve inexplicably played ...

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Raptors Edged At The Buzzer In OT By Bobcats

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TORONTO (CP) — The Toronto Raptors were set to depart for a gruelling four-game road swing after Wednesday night’s loss to the Charlotte Bobcats.

The trip couldn’t come at a better time, as it’s homecourt that proving a disadvantage to Toronto this season.

Kemba Walker hit a buzzer-beating jump shot in overtime to lift the Charlotte Bobcats to a 104-102 overtime victory Wednesday, handing the Raptors their eighth loss at home this season.

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Pregame With Vasquez At Air Canada Centre

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Greivis Vasquez has fit right in with the Raptors since his acquisition from the Sacramento Kings. I sat down with him before tonight’s tilt against the Bobcats at Air Canada Centre (7 PM, Sportsnet, TSN 1050).

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Open Gym, Episode Three Is Coming…

An all-new episode of Open Gym, presented by BlackBerry, premieres December 26th on  NBA TV Canada. Check out the trailer below, which offers an amazing behind-the-scenes look at the Raptors’ recent seven-player trade with the Kings.

 

 
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VIDEO: Casey, Ross and Patterson On Monday

Watch Raptors post-practice video from head coach Dwane Casey, Terrence Ross and Patrick Patterson.

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The #RTZ Lookahead: ‘Tis The Season

Kat and Jay are getting into the Holiday Spirit with the Raptors in the latest edition of the lookahead….

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