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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't stop there, Toronto has a deep second unit with the likes of Jose Calderon, Amir Johnson and John Lucas III. Now it all begins on Halloween night, and this is how the opening week looks:Indiana Pacers @ Toronto Raptors Wednesday, October 31st - 7pm EST This improved Raptors squad get their first game of the regular season at home at the ACC against the Indiana Pacers, who will be without Danny Granger (knee). It'll be a test for the Raptors, as they face a Pacers team that will likely be one of the top teams in the East this season.THE TREATS: Jonas Valanciunas will get to see his first regular seaso...
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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...
Forward DeMar DeRozan agreed to a contract extension with the Toronto Raptors, ESPN.com 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.
The Raptors are not expecting Andrea Bargnani to suddenly become a more productive rebounder.
The Raptors and DeMar DeRozan have agreed upon a four-year, $42 million contract extension.
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:
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.
posted by Mike MasayaPOUND 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: PACERS 90, RAPTORS 88 SEASON RECORD: 0W-1LPOUND THE ROCK STAR #3: KYLE LOWRYLINE...
The Raptors 18th season kicks off on Wednesday night when they host the Indiana Pacers at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. After a roughly six month hiatus since their last meaningful (and I do use that term very loosely) action, and a pre-season showing that has taken expectations up a level or two, the anticipation for opening night is as high in Raptor Nation as it has been since...
TORONTO – The Indiana Pacers ruined opening night for the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. The Pacers, who were down by eight points after three quarters, got the winning points on a driving hook shot with 2.1 seconds left in the game by George Hill to defeat the Raptors 90-88 before 19,800 at Air Canada Centre. David West scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter for the...