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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...

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 (39-30) 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...

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 Take Down Rudy Gay and the Sacramento Kings
March 8th, 2014 at 9:27 AM
The Toronto Raptors played host to the Sacramento Kings Friday night in what was Rudy Gay's first return to Toronto since being traded away in December.  Before we review the game, let's quickly talk about the reception that Rudy Gay received.  The fans immediately booed Gay and continued to do...

Sacramento Kings (22-39) at Toronto Raptors (33-26)
March 7th, 2014 at 12:36 PM
The Toronto Raptors return to action tonight after a four day rest.  They will take on Rudy Gay and the Sacramento Kings in the final game of the season series between the two teams.  The Kings won the first game 109-101 on February 5 in Sacramento so the Raptors will...

Toronto Raptors Lose Triple-OT Heartbreaker to Washington Wizards
February 28th, 2014 at 11:55 AM
The Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards got together Thursday night for what could be a preview of a first round matchup in this year's playoffs.  The two teams battled back and forth throughout the game and gave the fans at the Air Canada Center their money's worth.  The Raptors jumped out...

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...

Toronto Raptors (31-25) at Cleveland Cavaliers (22-35)
February 25th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
The Toronto Raptors are back in action tonight as they are in Cleveland to take on the Cavaliers.  The two teams squared off just four days ago in which the Raptors won 98-91 in Toronto.  Terrence Ross and Jonas Valanciunas led the way for the Raptors in that game, combining...

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...

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 (26-23) at Los Angeles Clippers (34-18)
February 7th, 2014 at 3:46 PM
The Toronto Raptors wrap up their five-game Western Conference road trip tonight as they take on the Los Angeles Clippers.  The Raptors are 2-2 on their current road trip.  They have lost two of their last three games after winning three straight.  The Clippers have lost two straight and three...

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...

Toronto Raptors Almost Steal One in Portland
February 2nd, 2014 at 1:31 PM
The Portland Trail Blazers are a much better team this year and the Toronto Raptors knew they would have a tough game on their hands Saturday night.  What made it even tougher was the the Raptors were on the second night of a back-to-back, while the Blazers were off since...

Toronto Raptors (25-21) at Portland Trail Blazers (33-13)
February 1st, 2014 at 4:35 PM
The Toronto Raptors look to keep rolling tonight, but will face a tough opponent in the Portland Trail Blazers.  The Raptors have won three and a row and five of their last six.  They are 1-0 on their current five-game Western Conference road trip as they picked up a 100-90...

Toronto Raptors Win in Denver for the Time Time in Over 10 Years
February 1st, 2014 at 11:41 AM
The Toronto Raptors kept rolling Friday night as they picked up their third straight win and fifth win in their last six games.  Who did they beat?  The Denver Nuggets - in Denver - a place they hadn't won in since December 30, 2003.  It's nice that the Raptors finally...

Toronto Raptors’ Jonas Valanciunas Named as Participant in Rising Stars Challenge
January 30th, 2014 at 1:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** The NBA announced its participants for the 2014 Rising Stars Challenge that will be played during All-Star weekend and among those named to the game is Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas.  The Rising Stars Challenge is a matchup featuring the best rookies and sophomores throughout the NBA.  There were a total...

Orlando Magic (12-34) at Toronto Raptors (23-21)
January 29th, 2014 at 1:46 PM
The Toronto Raptors are back home tonight as they play host to the struggling Orlando Magic.  The Magic have lost four of their last five and hold the second worst record in the Eastern Conference.  The Raptors have won three of their last four and sit third in the Eastern...

Toronto Raptors Stun Brooklyn Nets Late with Steal Off Inbound Pass
January 28th, 2014 at 10:52 AM
No DeMar DeRozan, no problem for the Toronto Raptors.  The Raptors went into Brooklyn Monday night to take on the the Nets in an Atlantic Division battle, but they would have to do it without their leading scorer in DeRozan.  With their star player out, Kyle Lowry took it upon...