Game Preview: Raptors @ Blazers

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The Raptors can only hope that February picks up where January left off against the Blazers (33-13) tonight in Portland (10 PM ET, TSN, Sportsnet 590 The FAN).

A road victory in Denver over the Nuggets on Friday matched a franchise record with 11 wins in January. Here are a few reasons why the Raptors (25-21) can confidently aim for a fourth straight win tonight.

Season Of Slump Busting: Last night’s win ended a nine-game drought in Denver for the Raptors dating back to when ...

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Matt’s Stats: Raptors vs. Nuggets

Matt Devin breaks down the numbers you need before Raptors @ Nuggets tonight in Denver (9 PM ET, Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet 590).

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Raptors Fall Short To Clippers At Air Canada Centre

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TORONTO (CP) — Terrence Ross seemed a bit taken aback by all the fuss.

Although he’d just matched a Toronto Raptors record with 51 points, Ross wasn’t sure why someone threw him a game ball. With the media crowding around his locker, he noted that New York’s Carmelo Anthony poured in 62 on Friday night and Oklahoma’s Kevin Durant had 54 earlier this month.

It was left to teammate Greivis Vasquez to offer some perspective, noting that while those veterans may have scored ...

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Game Preview: Raptors vs. Clippers

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Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers are tied for the most wins in 2014, but the Toronto Raptors aren’t far behind thanks to a strong stretch at home.

The Clippers are well aware of what the Raptors are capable of at Air Canada Centre.

Griffin looks to continue his impressive production, and help the Clippers snap a four-game road losing streak to the Raptors in a matchup of division leaders Saturday night (7 PM ET, TSN, Sportsnet 590 The FAN).

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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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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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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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