Found January 13, 2012 on
12 seconds left, game on the line. In whose hands do you want the ball? Definitely not Jamaal Magloire, who sealed a Pacers win by airballing his first free throw and bricking (but at least catching rim) on the second. [TSN] More »
BEST OF MAXIM
The Toronto Raptors never had a shot. Located in a tax-heavy country, and in a city which, despite its cosmopolitan/multicultural qualities (it’s one of the most diverse cities in the world) and big-market advantages (it’s the 5th largest city in North America), likely inspires little enthusiasm among most American-born players, the franchise was seemingly preordained to an unstable...
Down one point with about 23 seconds to play, Sonny Weems, currently of Zalgiris Kaunas and formerly of the Toronto Raptors, decided to take matters into his own hands. Sonny was asked to inbound the ball on the deciding play, but he made sure he got it right back. He then ran the clock down to about seven seconds, elected not to use a screen set by one of his teammates, and...
Toronto Raptors forward Andrea Bargnani will undergo an MRI on Thursday to determine the extent of a calf strain that forced him out of a loss to the Sacramento Kings a night earlier.Bargnani left Wednesday's game after suffering the injury in the second half. He shot just 2-for-13 for a season-low 10 points.The 7-footer has had a strong start to the season, averaging 22.3 points...
Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson exited Saturday's game against the Chicago Bulls with a right ankle injury.
X-rays were negative on Johnson, who will re-evaluated Sunday in Atlanta and is considered day-to-day.
Johnson scored a season-high 12 points on 6-of-11 shooting before he was injured.
He entered the game averaging 3.9 points and 4.3 rebounds.
The Sacramento Kings named Alex English as an assistant coach.
English joins the staff of Keith Smart, who was named head coach earlier this month following the firing of Paul Westphal.
A high-scoring forward during his playing days, English has spent the past seven seasons with the Toronto Raptors.
An eight-time All-Star, English scored 25,613 points during his Hall of Fame career...
Danny Granger is not too concerned about his early season shooting woes.
The Toronto Raptors might be more worried about DeMar DeRozan's sluggish start, especially if Andrea Bargnani is out for an extended period.
Granger and the Indiana Pacers go for their second victory in Toronto this season Friday night when the Raptors look to get back on track before hitting the road...
Jan 14, 8:00 PM | United Center
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls Odds
Chicago looks to cover the Bulls-Raptors pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 11-2 mark when they host Toronto in NBA action.
Chicago battles the Raptors, currently with a 4-8 mark (6-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 5-8 for the Bulls and...
Jan 13, 7:00 PM | Air Canada Centre
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors Odds
NBA betting interest will be piqued on Friday when the Pacers of Indiana hit the hard court against the Raptors of Toronto.
This season the Raptors are 4-7 overall and 5-6 ATS against the number, while the Pacers are 7-3 and 6-4 ATS. As for the totals, Toronto is 3-8 on the OU...
Fresh off a convincing win in Boston, the Bulls return to the Windy City to face off with the Toronto Raptors.
The Chicago Bulls close a busy stretch on Saturday night against the Toronto Raptors, their fifth game in six nights and ninth in 12. The Raptors also are finishing five in six nights.
The Indiana Pacers try to string back-to-back wins together this evening when they visit the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.