Found October 17, 2013 on RealGM:
PLAYERS: Linas Kleiza
TEAMS: Toronto Raptors
Linas Kleiza signed with Fenerbahce Ulker in the offseason, returning to Europe after a four-year deal with the Toronto Raptors. Kleiza said he has no interest in returning to the NBA after being amnestied by the Toronto Raptors in July. Kleiza also talked about how there are only a few teams in the NBA that can win a championship.

Raptors' 15th man set in Stone?

In about two weeks the Raptors likely will decide on who will stick around as the 15th and final player on the roster. Chris Wright was the early favourite Carlos Morais the late addition and Julyan Stone the wild card but of late Stone is making quite an impression on the coaching staff. Stone a 6-foot-6 guard handled the ball extremely well on Monday during an intra-squad scrimmage...

Gay Becoming A Vocal Leader For Raptors

Gay isn’t known for being a vocal player on the court, but ever since he arrived in Toronto he has been vocal in the locker room and during practices.

Raptors' Landry Fields looking to bounce back

Toronto’s bench is considered a weak point so it was a good sign to see the group play well against Boston on Wednesday. Yes Boston is a poor squad but considering the struggles so far this pre-season Dwane Casey will take it. And he will especially take the performance of Landry Fields. Fields scored 14 points and added seven rebounds against Boston following up on a nine-point...

Sebastian Telfair Signing With Chinese Team

ebastian Telfair and Stephon Marbury will have plenty of time to talk about their early years as cousins on Coney Island. Yahoo Sports has reached agreement on a one-year deal with Tianjin of the Chinese Basketball Association, according to his agent, Andy Miller. Telfair reportedly will have the chance to run Tianjin’s offense and position himself for a return to the NBA in late...

Kelly Olynyk grew up a diehard Toronto Raptors fan

Hey he grew up in Canada so we'll cut him some slack. The Toronto Raptors were named to capitalize upon the popularity of Jurassic Park. That's not as bad as The Mighty Ducks debacle but it isn't far off. The best player that played his prime years in Toronto was Vince Carter and he admitted that he basically tanked his way out of town. Basically being a Raptors fan...

It’s Never Over: Sebastian Telfair Takes His Family Pilgrimage To China

By Esau Howard / @EasyStylez It’s cliché to say that you only get one life to live. That’ true for the most part, and as many of us are well aware, there are some decisions in life that we’ll never be able to get back.  That is why second chances are special. You may only […]The post It’s Never Over: Sebastian Telfair Takes His Family Pilgrimage To China appeared first...

Steve Novak to sit out Wednesday’s game

Toronto forward Steve Novak will sit out Wednesday’s game with a hand injury. The Raptors are playing it safe with Novak as reports indicated he could have played on Tuesday.

Recap: A circus ending leads to another C’s preseason loss to Toronto, 99-97

With under a minute to go in the fourth quarter, the Celtics were trailing the Toronto Raptors by three, 95-92.  Inexplicably, they fouled intentionally.  At least it seemed that it was intentional.  Chris Babb fouled Dwight Buycks (who?!?!) made both free throws to make it a 5 point game that the Raptors would not relinquish.  MarShon Brooks did hit a three just after that,...

Raptors edge Celtics 99-97 in preseason

Terrence Ross scored 19 points, Landry Fields had 14 and the Toronto Raptors beat Boston 99-97 on Wednesday night, handing the Celtics their fifth loss in six preseason games. MarShon Brooks scored 17 points, 15 of them in the final quarter, and Kelly Olynyk fouled out with 13 points and nine rebounds for the Celtics. Boston had a chance to tie it on the final possession, but Jared...

Game Recap: Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics

Final score: Toronto Raptors, 99 – Boston Celtics, 97 Toronto Raptors starting lineup: Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Rudy Gay, Amir Johnson, Jonas Valanciunas Boston Celtics starting lineup: Avery Bradley, Jordan Crawford, Jeff Green, Brandon Bass, Kelly Olynyk Recap The Raptors and Celtics faced off for the second time this preseason tonight, after Toronto defeated Boston ...The...

Comments from the Other Side - Raptors 10/16

Raptors fans were impressed with hometown product Kelly Olynyk who played very well in this game.  They were not quite as impressed with Jared Sullinger.  It seems as though the NBA community is split between feeling the Celtics are lottery bound and expecting them to make the playoffs.  Truth is, nobody really knows what to expect from this team.   One thing they know is that...

Another comeback falls short for Celtics in preseason loss to Raptors

One of the reasons the Toronto Raptors are considered a possible playoff team this year is because they came into the preseason with a starting five already established. "We're certainly not in the boat where we know what our lineups are going to be but we're getting closer" new Celtics coach Brad Stevens said prior to a 99-97 preseason loss in Toronto on Wednesday...

Game Day Preview: Celtics (1-4) at Raptors (3-1)

   at  Boston Celtics (1-4)  at  Toronto Raptors (3-1) Wednesday, October 16, 20137:00 PM ETPreseason Game #6TV: CSNNE, NBA-TV Canada, 511(Comcast), 751(DTV)Air Canada CentreReferees:  Courtney Kirkland, Kane Fitzgerald, Marat KogutThe Celtics face their second set of back to back games in the preseason as they take on the Toronto Raptors on the road.   This will be a homecoming...

Game Preview: Boston Celtics at Toronto Raptors

Boston Celtics (1-4, 0-2 away) at Toronto Raptors (3-1, 1-1 home) Air Canada Centre at 7:00 pm on CSNNE Officials: Courtney Kirkland, Kane Fitzgerald, Marat Kogut Line: Toronto -2.5 (192.5) Get tickets to tonight's game in Toronto  PROBABLE STARTERS  Boston Celtics: PG: Avery Bradley SG: Courtney Lee SF: Jeff Green PF: Brandon Bass C: Kris Humphries Toronto Raptors: PG: Kyle...
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