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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Game Preview: Raptors @ Bobcats

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After having their home winning streak stopped, the first-place Toronto Raptors are hoping to put an end to their road struggles with a rare win in Charlotte (2 PM ET, Sportsnet, TSN 1050).

With Kemba Walker out for the slumping Bobcats, the Raptors will try to avoid falling back to .500 by snapping a six-game losing streak in Charlotte on Monday.

The Raptors (20-19) have built a lead atop the weak Atlantic Division thanks to their strong play at home, but they had a six-game winning streak there halted […]

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Lakers

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A strong start to a Sunday slipped away for the Raptors as the Lakers entered their turf and snapped their six-game home win streak.

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Game Preview: Raptors vs Lakers

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Kyle Lowry could very well deserve his first All-Star selection after his recent hot streak has helped the Toronto Raptors take control in the weak Atlantic Division.

Lowry will look to help the Raptors extend their home winning streak to seven games when they host the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.

Playing his best basketball of the season of late, Lowry is averaging 18.6 points and 8.1 assists since Dec. 28, helping Toronto (20-18) go 8-3 in that span and move four games ahead of second-place Brooklyn in the […]

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors vs. Timberwolves

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There’s no place like home… court. The Raptors continue to shine in front of the hometown crowd, making it a season-high six straight wins at Air Canada Centre on Canadian Armed Forces Night. #VictoryBaby

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Raptors Streak Past Wolves 94-89 At Home

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TORONTO (CP) – Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors made up for a sub-par road performance by continuing their mastery of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Lowry had 24 points to lead Toronto to a 94-89 victory before an Air Canada Centre sellout crowd of 19,800, the Raptors’ 10th straight home win over Minnesota and 17th in 18 head-to-head meetings. More importantly, it came just two nights after a disappointing 88-83 road loss to the Boston Celtics.

“It was a bounce-back game for us and we needed it,” Lowry […]

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Pregame With John Salmons At Air Canada Centre

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I catch up with veteran swingman John Salmons before the Raptors host the Timberwolves tonight at Air Canada Centre.

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Raptors Inspired By Strongest Fans During SickKids Visit

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By Akasha Di Tomasso – Raptors.com

On Thursday, January 16th, the Toronto Raptors spent a few hours with some of their smallest but strongest fans.

The team paid their annual visit to SickKids Hospital in downtown Toronto, a long-standing team tradition. With many new faces on the team this season, it would be the first time that many of the Raptors had a chance to visit the hospital.

The day began with Susie Petro, Child Life Specialist at SickKids, describing the visit to the players. As Susie spoke, the motivation for the day […]

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Timberwolves

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The Toronto Raptors will try to atone for a subpar performance when they return home from a brief trip. A matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves might help (TSN, TSN 1050, Get Tickets).

The Raptors will attempt to add to their dominance over the Timberwolves with another high-scoring performance at Air Canada Centre as they seek a sixth consecutive home win Friday night.

Toronto (19-18) averaged 108.0 points and made 43.0 percent of its 3-pointers while sweeping a three-game homestand, but couldn’t carry its […]

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Throwback Thursday: And The Award Goes To…

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As we hurdle over the halfway mark of January 2014, the deja vu feeling of a similar month in Raptors history is already poking around.

January 2007: The Toronto Raptors were the talk of the league as the underdogs continued to shake off a sloppy start to the season. They finished the month at .500, stood atop the Atlantic Division and had a chance of making the playoffs for the first time since the ’01/’02 season. Sound familiar?

If that wasn’t positive enough, the Raptors became the first team in […]

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