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Toronto Raptors Fall 102-100 to Cleveland Cavaliers After Erasing 21 Point Deficit
March 26th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
The Toronto Raptors were in Cleveland on Tuesday night to take on the struggling Cavaliers in an Eastern Conference matchup.  It seemed like it could be an easy win for the Raptors, especially since the Cavs were without all-star Kyrie Irving, but that wasn't the case.  The Cavs jumped out...

Happy 28th Birthday to Toronto Raptors Point Guard Kyle Lowry!
March 25th, 2014 at 2:17 PM
Today is a special day for Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry.  Yes, his Raptors take on the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight, but that's not what makes it special.  Today is Lowry's birthday.  The should have been all-star turns 28 years old today.  Lowry has become the talk of the NBA...

Toronto Raptors Outscore Atlanta Hawks by 21 in Fourth to Win 96-86
March 23rd, 2014 at 4:21 PM
The Toronto Raptors started off Sunday afternoon's game against the Atlanta Hawks looking disoriented and disinterested.  They couldn't seem to get anything going on offense and looked lost on defense.  Raptors Head Coach Dwane Casey was quick to replace his starters in hopes of bringing some energized bench players into...

DeMar DeRozan Needs to Learn How to Become Unselfish During Crunch Time
March 19th, 2014 at 6:49 PM
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan is having a career year.  He made his first career all-star team earlier this season and has been one of the best shooting guards in the NBA.  He has helped lead the Raptors this season, putting them in a strong position to make the playoffs...

Toronto Raptors Fall 121-113 to Phoenix Suns
March 17th, 2014 at 12:08 PM
The Toronto Raptors played host to the Phoenix Suns Sunday afternoon in a game that featured two of the NBA's most surprising teams.  It was an uncharacteristic game for the Raptors who weren't able to slow down the red-hot Suns.  The Suns did pretty much whatever they wanted on offense...

Jonas Valanciunas, Kyle Lowry Lead the Way for Toronto Raptors in Win Over Memphis Grizzlies
March 15th, 2014 at 3:21 AM
The Toronto Raptors continue to prove to the league that they are for real.  On Friday night, they faced a streaking Memphis Grizzlies team that was looking for a fifth straight win.  The Grizzlies started the game off hot and led by nine at one point.  However, the Raptors would...

Toronto Raptors Keep It Rolling at Home, Defeat Detroit Pistons 101-87
March 13th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
The Toronto Raptors got back into the win column Thursday night as they easily took care of the Detroit Pistons.  The Raptors led for the majority of the game and closed it out in the fourth quarter, once again thanks to their defense.  The Pistons are a team that gets...

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 Point Guard Dwight Buycks Turns 25 Today
March 6th, 2014 at 10:32 AM
Today is March 6 which means that there is a birthday on the Toronto Raptors.  Point guard Dwight Buycks turns 25 years old today.  Buycks is a 6'3 guard from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and he has bounced around a lot in hopes of landing a permanent job in the NBA. Buycks started...

DeMar DeRozan, Toronto Raptors Take Down Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors
March 3rd, 2014 at 8:44 AM
The Toronto Raptors played host to the Golden State Warriors Sunday night, a team that they blew a 27 point lead to earlier in the season.  It left a bad taste in the Raptors players' mouths and they were out looking for revenge in efforts of protecting their home court. ...

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...

Toronto Raptors Fall Short of Chicago Bulls in 94-92 Loss
February 20th, 2014 at 11:19 AM
The Toronto Raptors hosted the Chicago Bulls Wednesday night and learned a lesson in the process.  The Bulls came out stronger and more physical.  They jumped out to an early double-digit lead and would push it to 15 mid-way through the second quarter.  The Raptors got the deficit down to...

Toronto Raptors Win Third Straight with 103-93 Win Over Washington Wizards
February 19th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
The Toronto Raptors kept it rolling post all-star break as they picked up a convincing win over the Washington Wizards Tuesday night.  The Raptors started the game off well, but it wasn't until the third quarter where they started to take over and dominate the Wizards.  Leading by 20 at...

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...

New Slam Dunk Contest Format Should Lead to Better Entertainment
February 14th, 2014 at 11:22 AM
The Slam Dunk Contest has become a hyped-up event that never lives up to expectations.  With the recent additions of props and the lack of creativity, the dunkers have been letting fans down over the last few years.  Even players who continually miss dunks in the event (that means you,...

Toronto Raptors Blow Out Atlanta Hawks in Second Half to Win 104-83
February 13th, 2014 at 11:52 AM
The Toronto Raptors and Atlanta Hawks got together Wednesday night in an important Eastern Conference game.  You would think that due to possible playoff implications, both teams would come out firing, but that wasn't the case.  Both teams struggled at the start with the Hawks taking the early lead.  The...

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...

Toronto Raptors’ Terrence Ross, DeMar DeRozan Headed to All-Star Weekend
February 7th, 2014 at 10:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** It has been announced that Toronto Raptors guard Terrence Ross will defend his slam dunk crown at this year's all-star weekend in New Orleans.  Ross, who won last year's contest by showcasing his high-flying ability and by wearing a throwback Vince Carter jersey, will have a tough time repeating as...