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‘DeMar deserves it’: Toronto Raptors praise DeRozan after selection as all-star starter
January 20th, 2017 at 4:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** CHARLOTTE â?? The high esteem in which the rest of the league, the public, and even the media that cover him hold DeMar DeRozan became plain Thursday night when he was named an All-Star Game starter for the first time. A day later his teammates and the men he is...

Toronto Raptors at Charlotte Hornets: Friday NBA preview
January 19th, 2017 at 6:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** SPECTRUM CENTER TIPOFF: 7 p.m. TV: TSN RADIO: Sportsnet 590 The FAN PROBABLE STARTERS Toronto: Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, DeMarre Carroll, Lucas Nogueira, Jonas Valanciunas Charlotte: Kemba Walker, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Nicolas Batum, Marvin Williams, Cody Zeller KEY MATCHUP DeRozan vs. Kidd-Gilchrist The Raptors' leading scorer had an off-night in Philadelphia for the most part and will be looking to...

Former NBA player Jerry Stackhouse, a quick study as Raptors 905 coach, hones skills in D-League
January 19th, 2017 at 12:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** The NBA Development League doesn't only serve as a proving ground, where valuable experience is attained for aspiring players. It is also a place where coaches hone their craft as they try to work toward reaching the next level. And so it goes for Jerry Stackhouse, the two-time NBA all-star,...

Raptors fall to Sixers in Sullinger’s return
January 18th, 2017 at 10:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** PHILADELPHIAâ??It was only 13:50 in a long and sometimes tedious season, but it was a significant stretch of time for the Toronto Raptors here Wednesday night. Jared Sullinger â?? the wide-bodied, high-IQ big man the team has been waiting half a season for â?? made his debut, but Toronto dropped a...

Sullinger makes Raptors regular-season debut
January 18th, 2017 at 6:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** PHILADELPHIAâ??Jared Sullinger's long awaited regular-season debut with the Toronto Raptors has arrived. After missing the first 41 games after October surgery to implant a screw in his left foot, Sullinger was active for Toronto's game against the 76ers here Wednesday night. "I'm happy," Sullinger said before the game. "Finally get it ... ...