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Amir Johnson teaches you how to pronounce "Jonas Valanciunas"

posted by Romy AquinoNBA fans have no idea, broadcasters butcher it,  Bill Simmons doesn't know and NBA 2K13 even gets it wrong... the name "Jonas Valanciunas", not the easiest name to pronounce.  It's the Toronto Raptors rookie's first year in the league and it's time to set people straight.  His teammate, Amir Johnson, is letting people know.....this...

Raptors put Fields, Lowry, Anderson on shelf

The Toronto Raptors' injury woes continued as the team announced Thursday that swingman Landry Fields has undergone ulnar nerve transposition surgery in his right elbow. Earlier in the day, the Raptors announced guard Kyle Lowry would be out 1-2 weeks with a bruised cuboid bone in his right foot. Also, the team announced that reserve swingman Alan Anderson has a suffered...
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Raptors rookies victims of backpack hazing

Don’t worry, guys — everyone has to do it. The Toronto Raptors are welcoming their rookies to the big show this week the only way NBA veterans know how. As you can see from the photos above, 2011 first-round pick Jonas Valanciunas and rookies Terrence Ross and Quincy Acy have been rocking children’s backpacks with the added bonus of stuffed cartoon characters. Since Valanciunas...

Raptors' Anderson out 3-6 weeks

Toronto Raptors guard-forward Alan Anderson will miss 3-6 weeks with a partially torn plantar fascia in his left foot, the team announced Thursday. Anderson sustained the injury Nov. 10 with five seconds left in the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers. Also, the team announced that forward-guard Landry Fields had ulnar nerve transposition surgery Wednesday to help compression...

Raptors Injury News: Kyle Lowry Out Up To Two More Weeks

Kyle Lowry will miss at least another week, possibly two.  The Toronto Raptors were hoping to get him back sooner, but Lowry's ailing ankle is not ready for him to play.  Lowry has already missed two weeks and could miss up to four if he returns at the long-end of his new timetable.According to Doug Smith of the Toronto Star, Lowry suffered a bruised cuboid bone in his ankle...

Interview Series: Alan Anderson

One of the many cool things about doing what we do is getting to speak to amazing people.  We had the chance to talk with Alan Anderson of the Toronto Raptors about his journey to the NBA, his time playing overseas and his relationship with Kevin Garnett. For those of you not familiar with this spectacular man, Alan has an unorthodox career in the world of professional basketball...

Raptors score five in 4th ... and win

The Toronto Raptors had all of the excuses in the world. The Indiana Pacers, on the other hand, didn't. Jose Calderon scored with 4:05 left in the first quarter to give Toronto a 19-17 lead and the Raptors led the rest of the way, holding on to beat the Pacers 74-72 on Tuesday night to snap a four game skid. DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points and Calderon had 13 points, 10 rebounds...

All NBA Media is Local- Toronto Raptors

North of the border now to check out the media covering the TORONTO RAPTORS Newspaper- There are three newspapers that serve Toronto.  The Globe and Mail has a sports section which has a special basketball section. Lori Ewing follows the Raptors for the Canadian Press. The Star has a sports section that also devotes space to the

Raptors 74, Pacers 72

DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points and Jose Calderon had 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Toronto Raptors over the Indiana Pacers 74-72 on Tuesday night. DeRozan and Calderon each had 10 points in the first half for the Raptors, who had a franchise-low five points in the fourth quarter. Toronto led 69-58 heading into the fourth and hit only one field goal the rest of...

Pound the Rock Stars of the Night - Toronto Raptors 74, Indiana Pacers 72 - 'It was ugly, but it was a win' Edition

posted by Romy AquinoPOUND THE ROCK STARS - On a nightly basis, no matter how good or bad the Raps play, no matter if they blow out a team or if they get blown out and no matter if they win or lose, these are the Raptors with the best 'Pound the Rock' status for the night.FINAL SCORE:   RAPTORS 74, PACERS 72    SEASON RECORD: 2W-6LPOUND THE ROCK STAR #1: JOSE CALDERONLINE...
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