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Kevin Durant Drops 51 as Oklahoma City Thunder Steal One from Toronto Raptors in Double-OT
March 22nd, 2014 at 1:41 PM
The Toronto Raptors hosted the Oklahoma City Friday night as they looked for the season sweep of one of the NBA's best teams.  The teams provided an entertaining game on both ends of the court that definitely felt like a playoff atmosphere in Toronto.  The Thunder got off to an...

Toronto Raptors Forward Patrick Patterson Turns 25 Today
March 14th, 2014 at 8:14 AM
Today is March 14 which means that there is a birthday on the Toronto Raptors - Patrick Patterson turns 25 today.  It's time to celebrate his birthday as we take a quick look back at his career in the NBA and how he has faired thus far with the Toronto...

Kyle Lowry Records Triple Double as Toronto Raptors Defeat Minnesota Timberwolves
March 10th, 2014 at 8:51 AM
The Toronto Raptors took on the Minnesota Timberwolves Sunday night and the two teams provided an entertaining game.  The first quarter was extremely fast paced with both teams exchanging baskets at a high rate.  They teams would each score 33 points in the quarter, going into the second quarter all...

Toronto Raptors Fans Should Cheer Rudy Gay on Friday
March 4th, 2014 at 3:08 PM
The Sacramento Kings are in town on Friday to take on the Toronto Raptors and we know what that means.  Rudy Gay will be making his first return to the Air Canada Center since being traded on December 9.  The natural reaction for Raptors fans will be to boo Gay...

Toronto Raptors Hold on for 99-93 Victory Over Cleveland Cavaliers to Win Third Straight
February 26th, 2014 at 11:41 AM
The Toronto Raptors kept it rolling last night as they held on to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 99-93.  It wasn't a pretty night for the Raptors, but the most important thing is that it was a win, and that is all that truly matters at this point in the season.  The...

Should the Toronto Raptors Pursue Danny Granger or Ben Gordon?
February 25th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
With the Toronto Raptors currently sitting on top of the Atlantic Division with a 31-25 record, they are in good shape to secure one of the top four playoff spots in the Eastern Conference.  The Raptors aren't a legit contender this season, but they are just one or two pieces...

Toronto Raptors Put an End to Cleveland Cavaliers’ Six-Game Winning Streak
February 22nd, 2014 at 10:34 AM
The Toronto Raptors played host to the hottest team in the NBA Friday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers.  The Cavs came in on a six-game winning streak, but that didn't phase the Raptors at all.  The game started off slow with both teams struggling.  The Cavs would jump out to an...

NBA All-Star Saturday Night was a Complete Letdown
February 16th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Okay, we'll admit it.  We fell for the hype.  We thought it would be better, but it wasn't.  The NBA had its All-Star Saturday night last night and it had a whole new format.  They put the Eastern Conference participants against the Western Conference participants in each competition.  It sounded...

Toronto Raptors Edge New Orleans Pelicans 108-101
February 11th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
The Toronto Raptors returned home Monday night after a five-game Western Conference road trip and got right back on track.  They jumped out to an early double digit lead and it looked as if it could be one of those blowout victories.  However, the New Orleans Pelicans battled back and...

Sacramento Kings Receive “Royal” Treatment Against Toronto Raptors
February 7th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
The Toronto Raptors were in Sacramento to take on the struggling Kings Wednesday night.  The Kings would jump out to an early lead led by Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins.  Leading by 22 at one point, it looked as if the Kings were going to blow out the Raptors, but...

Predicting the Eastern Conference Reserves for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game
January 28th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
The 2014 NBA All-Star Game is coming up soon and we are less than a month away from seeing the best players in the league square off against each other.  The starters have already been announced and now we wait anxiously to see who made the team as a reserve. ...

Toronto Raptors’ Terrence Ross Drops 51 in Loss to Los Angeles Clippers
January 27th, 2014 at 11:06 AM
If you tuned in to Saturday night's game featuring the Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Clippers hoping for a defensive battle you were certainly out of luck.  The two teams put on a shooting clinic and combined to score 244 points.  It was a battle back and forth with Toronto...

DeMar DeRozan Left Out of USA’s 2014-2016 National Team Roster Pool
January 23rd, 2014 at 12:57 PM
USA Basketball announced today the 28 names they have selected for their National team roster pool for 2014-2016.  Among those on the list include Miami Heat forward LeBron James, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, and Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant.  There are several all-stars on the list, a few...

Toronto Raptors Forward Landry Fields Out Three Weeks After Undergoing Wrist Surgery
January 22nd, 2014 at 12:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Toronto Raptors announced today that forward Landry Fields has undergone wrist surgery and will be out of the lineup for three weeks.  Fields has fallen down the depth chart over the last two months and doesn't see much action.  He is averaging 2.4 points per game and 2.2 rebounds...

Nick Young, Referees Lead Los Angeles Lakers Past Toronto Raptors
January 19th, 2014 at 3:56 PM
It's hard enough playing 5-on-5 basketball, but Sunday afternoon the Toronto Raptors were faced with an even bigger challenge - they had to play 8-on-5.  We know referees aren't perfect and that they are going to make mistakes, but their performance in today's game was ridiculous.  The Los Angeles Lakers...

Toronto Raptors Bounce Back with 94-89 Win Over Minnesota Timberwolves
January 18th, 2014 at 4:07 AM
Two nights after they put forth an abysmal performance against the Boston Celtics, the Toronto Raptors bounced back and picked up right where they left off.  Led by their defense and the play of Kyle Lowry, the Raptors defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 94-89 Friday night.  The Raptors held the lead...

Toronto Raptors Blowout Milwaukee Bucks, Move to Third Place in Eastern Conference
January 14th, 2014 at 8:36 AM
The Toronto Raptors took care of business Monday night as they cruised to the 116-94 victory over the last-place Milwaukee Bucks.  The Raptors have now won three in a row and eight of their last 10.  They move to 19-17 on the season and are currently sitting third place in...

Patrick Patterson Has Finally Found a Home with the Toronto Raptors
January 12th, 2014 at 5:30 AM
Drafted in the first round (14th overall) in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets, Patrick Patterson has spent his first four years in the league trying to fit in.  Standing at 6'9, he is an undersized power forward who can stretch the floor with his shooting ability.  He...

Toronto Raptors Come up Short in 102-97 Loss to Miami Heat
January 6th, 2014 at 10:38 AM
The Toronto Raptors came into Sunday's game against the Miami Heat on a five-game winning streak.  They had a lot of confidence going in and were playing their best basketball of the year.  To be able to go into Miami and beat the two-time defending champions would be a huge...

Toronto Raptors Dominate Washington Wizards 101-88, Win Fifth Straight Game
January 3rd, 2014 at 9:24 PM
The Toronto Raptors dominated on both ends of the court Friday night as they defeated the Washington Wizards 101-88.  They led by 26 at one point, but the Wizards clawed away trying to make a late comeback.  The Raptors have now won five straight games and move above .500 with...