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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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 Fans Help Raise $35,000 For Philippines

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The Toronto Raptors would like to thank fans for supporting the Philippine Typhoon Relief Efforts at Air Canada Centre.

All in-game donations raised tonight versus the Charlotte Bobcats were matched by the Raptors totaling $35K to be directed to the devastated region through a partnership with NBA Cares and UNICEF.

To continue to support relief efforts, please join the NBA Cares Family in support of UNICEF and other organizations who are mobilizing to aid communities and people suffering from this tragedy.

THANK YOU!

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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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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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Pregame With Terrence Ross

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I spoke with Terrence Ross about his season-high 24-point performance on Friday before tonight’s game against the Bulls (8 PM ET, TSN, TSN 1050).

 

 

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Matt’s Stats: Raptors @ Bulls

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Matt Devlin breaks down some key numbers before Raptors @ Bulls tonight (8 PM ET, TSN, TSN 1050).

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Bulls

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What to watch tonight as the Raptors conclude a back-to-back set on the road in Chicago against the shorthanded Bulls (8 PM ET, TSN, TSN 1050).

Better Living Through Ball Movement: Can the Raptors continue to get much better ball movement post-Rudy Gay trade? In their last three games, they’ve posted assist totals of 19, 23 and matched a season high with 24 last night against Philadelphia.

Kyle Lowry, the subject of some pretty intense trade speculation of late, has led the way. He’s paced the Raptors in assists for 13 consecutive ...

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