Patrick Patterson is coming off a season-high 22-point performance on Monday, I sat down with the versaitile forward before the Raptors take on the Hawks at Air Canada Centre (TSN2, TSN 1050).View Post...
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From NBA.com: The Toronto Raptors haven’t played this well before the All-Star break since Chris Bosh’s final season north of the border, but in no way does that mean they’re satisfied.
They’ll look to head into the long weekend on a positive note by ending a five-game home losing streak to the struggling Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
Toronto (27-25) leads the Atlantic Division by three games and is enjoying its best run before the break since going 29-23 in 2009-10. It is coming off a 108-101 ...View Post...
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TORONTO (CP) — Patrick Patterson knows his role and, usually, it’s making an impact off the bench.
But on Monday, the back-up forward got his first start since coming to Toronto two months ago and made the most of it, pouring in a season-high 22 points as the Raptors defeated New Orleans 108-101.
“My role doesn’t change whether it’s starting, or whether I’m coming off the bench,” said Patterson, who learned earlier in the day he would join the starting five in place ...View Post...
The Raptors are back at Air Canada Centre after a five-game trip and Steve Novak sat down with me before tonight’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans (7 PM, TSN2, FAN590).View Post...
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From NBA.com: After a tough five-game road trip, Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey said it’s only natural for his players to be looking forward to some time off over the All-Star break.
That doesn’t mean he’ll accept anything less than their best effort until then.
Atlantic Division-leading Toronto plays the first of two home games before the break Monday night while seeking a fifth straight victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Raptors (26-24) finished their trip 2-3 after falling 118-105 to the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday. ...View Post...
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From NBA.com: Despite a monster performance from Blake Griffin, the Los Angeles Clippers dropped their first test of a challenging stretch and ended their home win streak at seven games.
The Clippers will try to get back on track Friday night when they host the Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors in the second of a five-game homestand that features a handful of the NBA’s elite.
Griffin scored a season-high 43 points and pulled down 16 rebounds Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough in a 116-112 loss to Miami. The ...View Post...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Rudy Gay said he didn’t harbour a sense of revenge Wednesday night facing his former team the Toronto Raptors for the first time since a December trade.
His numbers said it all.
DeMarcus Cousins had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Gay added 24 points and 10 rebounds, and the Kings held off the Raptors in the fourth quarter for a 109-101 victory.
The Dec. 9 trade brought Gay, Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray to Sacramento in exchange for Patterson, John Salmons, Greivis Vasquez ...View Post...
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From NBA.com: The Toronto Raptors’ decision to trade Rudy Gay was seen largely as a move aimed at financial flexibility.
Since the deal, though, they’ve been one of the better teams in the NBA.
Toronto will face Gay for the first time since trading him when they visit the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.
Gay shifted teams for the second time in less than two seasons as part of a seven-player deal Dec. 9. The trade also saw Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy join him in Sacramento, while ...View Post...