Ask Jack: Closing Games & DeRozan’s Growth

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More of your questions on closing out games, more burn for Terrence Ross and improvements in the game of DeMar DeRozan in the latest “Ask Jack”…

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Raptors Drop Another Game Late To The Bobcats

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Top Plays: Lowry At The Buzzer | JV Putback | Ross To The Rack | Lowry Lobs To DeRozan
Post Game: Game Highlights | Dwane Casey | Bargnani | Lowry | Valanciunas | Ross

CHARLOTTE, N.C.– The Charlotte Bobcats are off to a fast start so far this season.

Less than three weeks into the season, the surprising Bobcats are a game away from matching last season’s win total following a 98-97 victory Wednesday night over the Toronto Raptors.

Ramon Sessions hit a 16-footer with 28 seconds […]

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Backpacking With The Rookies…

It’s that annual rite of passage for Raptors rookies, get your assigned backpack on and don’t go anywhere without it unless you’re working on court. Get a look at the new tools of the trade for Terrence Ross, Quincy Acy and Jonas Valanciunas below…

 

 

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Ask Jack: Slow Starts, T-Ross & How To Coach

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Jack Armstrong answers more of your questions from Twitter on the Raptors’ slow start,  a shooting slump for John Lucas III and how to break into coaching

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Raptors Grind Out Road Win Over Pacers

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Top Plays: Valanciunas Putback Slam | Touchdown: Calderon | JV Rolls Hard To The Rim
Post Game: Casey | Calderon | DeRozan | Kleiza | Valanciunas | Johnson

INDIANAPOLIS –
The Toronto Raptors had all of the excuses in the world. The Indiana Pacers, on the other hand, didn’t.

Jose Calderon scored with 4:05 left in the first quarter to give Toronto a 19-17 lead and the Raptors led the rest of the way, holding on to beat the Pacers 74-72 on Tuesday night to snap […]

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The #RTZ Show: Raptors @ Pacers (The Trouble With Triple-OT)

Game Notes | NBA.com Preview | Last Game: Raptors 140 Jazz 133 (3 OT)

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Pre-Game With Terrence Ross

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Quick Hits From A Thunderous Loss

Kyle Lowry landed on Serge Ibaka

After a week that saw the Raptors take a modest step forward in their development, it’s hard not to view Tuesday’s 108-88 road loss to the Thunder as anything less than two steps back. Some quick hits from the second biggest blowout of the night south of the border.

– We’ll get to the result in a second, but the greater concern has to be for point guard Kyle Lowry, who left the game in the second quarter with a right ankle sprain that looked absolutely awful in real time after […]

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What To Make Of The Raptors’ Preseason Record?

After a practice Dwane Casey described as just “so-so” on Wednesday, the Raptors head coach wondered aloud if his team’s 5-1 record in exhibition play was a root cause.

“We still have a lot of work to do. We practised today like ‘OK, we’ve arrived and you can already pencil in [playoffs].’ No. We’re nowhere near that.”

At the risk of going all Herm Edwards, you play to win the game and for a team that hasn’t amassed a ton of W’s the last two seasons, positive preseason momentum has more value […]

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Bargnani, Davis Limited In Thursday’s Practice

The revolving door of minor preseason injuries continues for the Raptors. In terms of good news, rookie swingman Terrence Ross was a full participant at practice on Thursday after sitting out of Wednesday’s win against the Wizards with a sore left knee.

But gain one healthy body, go down two more as Andrea Bargnani (left calf contusion) and Ed Davis (lower body soreness) were limited in what they could do on Thursday.

Bargnani took a hit from an unidentified Wizard to the same calf that sidelined him for so much of last […]

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