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The Toronto Raptors looked as though they may steal a game from the Indiana Pacers, leading by 8 points with 4 minutes to go until the Pacers went on a 10-2 run and with this pretty game-winner from George Hill.The post George Hill’s Game-Winner Over Toronto Raptors (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.

Amir Johnson's shoes have his face on them

Toronto Raptors’ Amir Johnson doesn’t just wear any shoes when balling, he wears shoes that feature his face like these customized Nike Huarache 2K4s via The Basketball Jones. I can see how they look kinda like JaVale McGee, but then I’m not sure JaVale would be smart enough to get his own face plastered on [...]The post Amir Johnson wore shoes with his face on them Wednesday...

No Tricks, All Treats - Opening week of the Raptors schedule starts today on Halloween

posted by Romy AquinoIt's Halloween and Toronto Raptors basketball is back y'all.  No lockout, no shortened season, no sir...we have an 82-game season with a much improved roster from last year.  The Toronto Raptors are a young team on the rise and have a solid starting five in Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Landry Fields, Andrea Bargnani and Jonas Valanciunas.  It doesn&...

Pacers 90, Raptors 88

George Hill scored the go-ahead basket with two seconds left, completing the Indiana Pacers' rally for a 90-88 season-opening win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. David West scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, and Paul George had 14 points and 15 rebounds for the Pacers, who trailed 84-74 with just under six minutes left. Roy Hibbert added 14 points...

Raptors F Amir Johnson has his own face on his shoes (Picture)

The sneakers you see above belong to Toronto Raptors forward Amir Johnson. He wore them in his team’s opener against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. The face you see on those sneakers also belongs to Amir Johnson. It takes a certain type of person to want their own face looking back at them when they look down at their feet, but to each his own. LeBron James was wearing...

Report: Raptors reach extension with DeRozan

Forward DeMar DeRozan agreed to a contract extension with the Toronto Raptors, reported. The deal, which beat Wednesday deadline for renegotiating contracts for future free agents, was for $40 million over four years. ESPN also reported incentives could increase the contract to $46 million. Last season, DeRozan averaged 16.7 points and 3.3 rebounds for Toronto.

Indiana Pacers open season without Danny Granger

The Indiana Pacers were hoping to enter the 2012-13 NBA season with improved depth after shaking up their roster considerably during the summer. What depth they do have took a hit Tuesday and will be tested early and often. Pacers forward Danny Granger has been dealing with pain in his left knee and will be out indefinitely, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. That leaves Indiana...

Raptors Demar DeRozan throws down massive alley-oop dunk from Randy Foye (Video)

Earlier tonight, Toronto Raptors forward Demar DeRozan decided to excite the fans at the Air Canada Centre with a nasty alley-oop dunk in the second quarter of their game against the Indiana Pacers. Watch as DeRozan flies for the dunk after receiving a pass from teammate, Randy Foye:

Catching Up With Frank Vogel

Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel talked with me about his team entering this season with high expectations, getting through an injury to Danny Granger and what the team learned from the loss last season to the Miami Heat in the playoffs.

Catching Up With David West

David West talked with me about how the Pacers grew from their series against the Miami Heat last year and why expectations are high in the locker room this season.

Tempered Expectations For Pacers

Despite having a successful season, it appears this expectations are low once again this season for the Indiana Pacers by most members of the media and fans outside of Indiana.
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