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Houston Rockets (49-24) at Toronto Raptors (42-32)
April 2nd, 2014 at 5:09 PM
The Toronto Raptors are back home tonight as they play host to the Houston Rockets in a cross-conference matchup.  The Rockets are one of the better offensive teams in the NBA and the Raptors have been struggling with their defense lately.  With only eight games remaining, the Raptors need to...

Canadians Andrew Wiggins, Tyler Ennis Declare for NBA Draft
April 1st, 2014 at 5:11 PM
In 2013, we saw Anthony Bennett get drafted first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers, marking the highest a Canadian has ever been drafted in NBA history.  We also saw his countryman Kelly Olynyk get drafted 13th overall, making it two Canadians chosen in the NBA lottery.  With all the exceptional...

Toronto Raptors Fall to Miami Heat, Kyle Lowry Injures Knee
April 1st, 2014 at 12:14 PM
The Toronto Raptors took on the Miami Heat in South Beach Monday night on what was a potential second round playoff matchup.  The Heat were without Dwyane Wade and Ray Allen, but it didn't matter because they have the best player in the world in LeBron James.  LeBron was just...

Toronto Raptors (42-31) at Miami Heat (50-22)
March 31st, 2014 at 5:33 PM
The Toronto Raptors take their talents to South Beach tonight as they take on LeBron James and the Miami Heat.  With this being a possible second round matchup in the playoffs, the Raptors will want to bring their best tonight in hopes of beating Miami and increasing their confidence moving...

Toronto Raptors Clinch First Playoff Berth Since 2008 with Win Over Boston Celtics
March 29th, 2014 at 11:24 AM
The Toronto Raptors are in the playoffs!  Last night the Raptors defeated the Boston Celtics 105-103 and clinched their first playoff berth since the 2007-2008 season.  It was an exciting night for the team and their fan base as now they can fully set their eyes on securing the best...

Boston Celtics (23-48) at Toronto Raptors (41-30)
March 28th, 2014 at 5:09 PM
The Toronto Raptors are back home tonight as they play host to the Boston Celtics in an Atlantic Division matchup.  The Raptors have won three of their last five, while the Celtics have dropped seven of their last eight.  This is the fourth and final meeting between the teams.  The...

Toronto Raptors Can Punch Their Playoff Ticket Tonight with Win Over Boston Celtics
March 28th, 2014 at 11:49 AM
It hasn't been since 2007-2008 that the Toronto Raptors have reached the playoffs.  A franchise that is in his 19th year of existence has only been to the postseason five times.  It has been years and years of disappointment and a lack of respect around the league.  It was becoming...

Toronto Raptors Defeat Boston Celtics 99-90, Pick up 40th Win of Season
March 27th, 2014 at 1:56 PM
A night after losing a winnable game to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Toronto Raptors got right back on track against the Boston Celtics.  The Raptors would finally get off to a good start and led by nine at halftime.  They would add to their lead in the third quarter, going...

Toronto Raptors (39-31) at Boston Celtics (23-47)
March 26th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
The Toronto Raptors are back in action tonight on the second night of a back-to-back as they take on the Boston Celtics in Beantown.  The Raptors are coming off a 102-100 loss against the Cleveland Cavaliers last night after they overcame a 21 point deficit.  They have lost four of...

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...

Toronto Raptors (39-30) at Cleveland Cavaliers (27-44)
March 25th, 2014 at 2:47 PM
The Toronto Raptors are back in action tonight as they are on the road to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers.  The Raptors are coming off a 96-86 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday and have won two of their last three.  The Cavs are coming off a 106-100 win...

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...

Atlanta Hawks (31-36) at Toronto Raptors (38-30)
March 23rd, 2014 at 12:47 PM
The Toronto Raptors are back in action today as they play host to the Atlanta Hawks.  The Raptors are coming off a heartbreaking double-overtime loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday.  They have lost three of their last four and need to turn it around as we inch closer...

The Raptor Makes His Return to Action Today Against the Atlanta Hawks
March 23rd, 2014 at 12:24 PM
The Toronto Raptors mascot is one tough dinosaur.  Just five months after suffering an achilles injury and undergoing surgery, he is expected to be back in action today for the first time this season.  The Raptor was ruled out for the year and was given no timetable for his return,...

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...

Oklahoma City Thunder (50-18) at Toronto Raptors (38-29)
March 21st, 2014 at 6:19 PM
The Toronto Raptors are back in action tonight as they play host to the Oklahoma City Thunder.  The Raptors are searching of the season sweep of the Thunder and would become the first Eastern Conference team to do that this season.  The Raptors won the first meeting 104-98 on December...

Taking a Look at How the Current Toronto Raptors Faired During the March Madness Tournament
March 20th, 2014 at 11:18 AM
The March Madness tournament is upon us so we thought we would take a quick look back at how the current Toronto Raptors faired when they were in college.  Some of them won championships, some of them were part of the tournament every year, and some of them didn't have...

Toronto Raptors Dig Deep in Fourth to Pull Out Victory Over New Orleans Pelicans
March 20th, 2014 at 12:34 AM
The Toronto Raptors and the New Orleans Pelicans got together in the "Big Easy" on Wednesday night for a cross conference matchup.  Both teams were shorthanded up front and had to turn to other players to get the job done.  The Raptors were once again without Patrick Patterson who is...

Toronto Raptors (37-29) at New Orleans Pelicans (27-39)
March 19th, 2014 at 7:12 PM
The Toronto Raptors are back in action tonight as they are in New Orleans to take on the Pelicans.  The Raptors are on the second night of a back-to-back and battling with injuries in their front court.  With the season slowly coming to an end, they need to push through...