Game Preview: Raptors vs. Knicks

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Some keys tonight as the Raptors return to Air Canada Centre to complete a home-and-home with the Knicks (7 PM ET, TSN2, TSN 1050, GET TICKETS)

The ‘Road Warriors’ Return Home: We’ve learned that this new version of the Raptors travels pretty well with wins in five of their last six road games, including Friday’s 95-83 win over the Knicks at MSG.

But as head coach Dwane Casey has referenced frequently this season, the Raptors need to a better job “taking care of home”. They’re just 4-8 at Air Canada Centre ...

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Game Preview: Raptors @ Knicks

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Which Raptors Team Will We See?  It was a tough time to take a mini-break for the Raptors, who were playing some of their best basketball of the season before a brief holiday break. They’re 4-2 since newly-acquired players from the Kings joined the lineup and head coach Dwane Casey has said he sees the mental toughness growing with his group.

That includes some surprising wins against Western Conference powers in the Thunder and Mavs last week, but how will the Raptors respond after a couple days off against Eastern Conference foes? ...

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Spurs.

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Matt’s Stats: Raptors @ Spurs

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Breaking down some key numbers before tonight’s Raptors – Spurs matchup in San Antonio (8:30 PM ET, Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 590 The FAN).

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#RTZ Digital Rundown: Raptors @ Thunder

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Pregame With Patrick Patterson

I sat down with Patrick Patterson before the Raptors continue their road trip in Oklahoma City tonight against the Thunder (7 PM ET, TSN2, Sportsnet 590 The FAN).

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Matt’s Stats: Raptors @ Thunder

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Matt breaks down some key numbers before the Raptors visit the Thunder tonight in OKC (7 PM, TSN2, Sportsnet 590 The FAN).

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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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