#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Sixers

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There’s no place like home and Kyle Lowry felt the affects as he banked his fourth career triple-double on his home turf of brotherly love. The Raptors pulled out the #VictoryBaby to take it two above .500.

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Sixers

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Raptors Audio: Lowry On Game Day From Philly

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Raptors Audio: Casey On Game Day From Philly

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The Toronto Raptors (21-20) needed a huge performance from DeMar DeRozan to rescue them from a huge deficit in their last game.

DeRozan might be poised for another career night against the Philadelphia 76ers (14-28) given what he’s done so far in the season series.

He’ll try to help Toronto win a third straight meeting with the 76ers on Friday night when the Raptors visit Philadelphia (7 PM ET, TSN2, TSN 1050).

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Throwback Thursday: 40+ Point Props

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Every week, with Thursday waving at me in the distance, I sit down and ponder the next throwback. And every week there are endless options when it comes to making, breaking or taking Raptors franchise records. Why? Because it’s a different kind of season, ain’t it?

Yesterday, NBA diehards took a moment to dwell in the purple and gold nostalgia of eight years prior. It was January 22, 2006 that Kobe Bryant went all superhuman with an 81-point game. That’s second in NBA history just under Wilt Chamberlain’s legendary 100-point circus. ...

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Mavericks

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The midway point of the season and a little trip down Raptors memory lane saw the boys bounce back in front of hometown fans to stay on the good side of that .500 mark. #VictoryBaby

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Raptors Surge Past Mavericks At Home

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TORONTO (CP) — With teammate Kyle Lowry ailing, DeMar DeRozan put the Toronto Raptors on his shoulders Wednesday night.

DeRozan had a career-high 40 points to rally the Raptors to a 93-85 home win over the Dallas Mavericks, their first victory in three games. And with fellow guard Lowry struggling with the stomach flu _ he went 0-for-10 from the field, including 0-for-6 from beyond the arc — it was DeRozan who led Toronto to its third straight decision over the Mavs.

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Pregame With Greivis Vasquez

Coming off a big game in a loss to the Bobcats, Greivis Vasquez sits down with me prior to the Raptors home game against the Mavs (7 PM ET, Sportsnet, TSN 1050).

 

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Mavericks

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The Dallas Mavericks have one of the best assist-to-turnover ratios in the NBA thanks in large part to the steady play of Jose Calderon.

Calderon was greeted warmly in his first return to Toronto, but the receptions have been different for Vince Carter when he’s gone back north.

Carter has also been efficient with the basketball and Wednesday night’s contest figures to be one of his final games in Toronto as the Mavericks continue a three-game trip.

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Bobcats

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It was a cat and mouse type game in this #MLKDay matinee. With a fourth quarter rally, the Raptors caught up from a 30 point spread to a mere 1, but couldn’t grab the Bobcats by the tail.

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Late Comeback Falls Short in Loss To Bobcats

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CP) — Al Jefferson sat at his locker pondering how the Charlotte Bobcats nearly surrendered a 30-point lead they held late in the third quarter.

“Of course we had to make it a game,” Jefferson said with a grin. “We couldn’t enjoy an easy win, right?”

It never seems that easy for the Bobcats.

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The #RTZ Weekly Lookahead: Open Gym Now Online

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Kat and Jay look ahead to a busy four-game week, including Fan Night on Saturday vs. the Clippers. That plus great news on full episodes of Open Gym, presented by BlackBerry, now playing at Raptors.com.

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