Pregame With Terrence Ross In Toronto

I sat down with Terrence Ross in Toronto before the Raptors face the Bucks at Air Canada Centre in search of a third straight win (7 PM, TSN, TSN 1050).

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Lowry Makes Special Delivery After Interception In Chicago

It wasn’t exactly a banner finish to 2013 for Alan Vale.

The name may not sound familiar, but his plight just might. Vale was the fan in the Raptors jersey below. He’s the one who doesn’t end up with Kyle Lowry’s shoes after the Raptors’ New Year’s Eve road win over the Bulls.

Ouch. The night started well enough for Vale, a Toronto native who decided to travel to Chicago to see his favourite team on New Year’s Eve.

“I went with my girlfriend and we just wanted to go to an ...

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Nets

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It was a Saturday Night of basketball in Toronto, as we welcomed Raptors Global Ambassador Drake to the building for #DrakeNight. Highlights bounced back and forth between Drizzy and the Raptors as they halted the Nets division climb with a #VictoryBaby. Their winning streak is OVO’ver!

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Raptors Pull Away From Nets On Drake Night

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TORONTO (CP) _ It was a game Dwane Casey figures the Toronto Raptors lose two months ago.

Reeling from an 18-3 run by the Brooklyn Nets to start the second half, Toronto was down 10 points against a team looking to win its season-high sixth straight game. But rather than rollover, the Raptors fought back, showed what their head coach called newfound “mental toughness” and coasted to a comfortable 96-80 victory before a sellout crowd of ...

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Nets

Tonight presents a pretty important divisional game for a relatively unchallenged front-running Raptors team when the host the Brooklyn Nets (7 PM, TSN2, Sportsnet 590 The FAN)

Since players from the Raptors locker were pulled from the lineup before the December 8th game in Los Angeles, the remaining group has banded together and integrated pieces fairly seemlessly from Sacramento. Beating the Lakers that night in Kobe Bryant’s return was considered an upset, as was beating the Bulls in Chicago (twice). Same with Dallas, definitely in OKC and indubitably versus ...

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“Drake Night” Shirts Revealed

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The Raptors are back on track after a win over the Pistons and now head into a very big divisional game against the surging Brooklyn Nets on Saturday.

It’s also going to be Drake Night — a themed night hosted by the Raptors Global Ambassador, which will also feature a halftime DJ set from Future The Prince.

Every fan in attendance is also going to receive a Raptors X OVO X Drake Night edition long-sleeved t-shirt. Many fans saw these first on the October’s Very Own official blog.

 

With the Raptors expected to wear ...

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Throwback Thursday: Happy Birthday Muggsy

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Former Raptor fan favourite, Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues, continues to be an inspiration with a heart that is probably bigger than he is. At 5’3″, he proved anything is possible including fourteen seasons in the NBA, closing his career here in Toronto. He helped the Raptors reach the playoffs for the first time in franchise history and he continues to make appearances at games and community events to the likes of loyal fans.

Happy 49th birthday, Muggsy!

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Raptors Stop Pistons At Home

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TORONTO (CP) _ A half-time message woke up the Raptors on a night when Toronto found itself sleepwalking against the struggling Detroit Pistons.

“We pretty much said, ‘This is a must-win game,”’ Amir Johnson said after Toronto trailed Detroit by four at the break but finished with a 112-91 win Wednesday.

“We had to go out and take it. We did that.”

After Johnson and DeMar DeRozan started the game cold, their teammates kept things close and allowed a second-half turnaround to take ...

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Raptors Fall Short To Pacers On The Road

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INDIANAPOLIS (CP) — The Pacers are making old-school basketball trendy, winning with defence, balanced scoring and strong second halves.

On Tuesday, they did it again.

Roy Hibbert scored 22 points and Lance Stephenson fell just short of his fourth triple double this season, helping the Pacers hold off Toronto’s late charge for an 86-79 victory that allowed them to keep the NBA’s best record.

“We didn’t let them get physical with us,” Stephenson said, referring to the stark contrast to Indiana’s loss last week ...

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Pacers

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