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posted by Mike MasataPOUND 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 97, MAGIC 86 SEASON RECORD: 3W-7LPOUND THE ROCK STAR #1: JOSE CALDERONLINE: 9 pts (3-8), 18 astBeing on the receiving end of Celtics Rajon Rondo’s 20 assists in a Raptors loss clearly influenced Jose’s performance in the Raptors win against Orlando a day later. As impressive as the 18 assists from Jose Calderon are the mere 2 turnovers he gave up make it all the more amazing. Many including myself have viewed Calderon as the point guard to slow things down when coming off the bench behind Kyle Lowry. Truth be told that was only part of the equation yesterday afternoon. Calderon did in fact take his time getting to half court when running the offence on most possessions, but sped t...
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Clearly, one of the negatives about being NBA rookie is the hazing that you have to go through during the first season.First-year) members of the Toronto Raptors (which included Jonas Valanciunas and rookies Terrence Ross and Quincy Acy) had to carry around some little kid backpacks and below is the picture proof of what they have to carry:To note, Jonas carried around a Bart Simpson...
TORONTO -- The Orlando Magic were able to overhaul one double-digit deficit to the Toronto Raptors. They weren't able to do it twice. After leading by as many as 13 points in the first half, the Raptors (3-7) found themselves trailing by two after three quarters but came on strong in the fourth to pick up a 97-86 home win over the Magic on Sunday. DeMar DeRozan led the way...
Following up on a question that we asked several Toronto Raptors including DeMar DeRozan, Ed Davis, and Terrence Ross during 2012-13 Training Camp in Halifax, "what sneakers do you like to wear on court?", we've decided to feature what they have been wearing so fans can get an up close look that you can't always get while watching the game in person or on TV.Our...
posted by Romy AquinoWe talked about this on the last podcast....if there's a three game road trip that you want to go on, this is as probably as good as it gets. Toronto Raptors @ Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday, November 20th - 7pm EST The last time they met.....the Toronto Raptors scored seven points in the second quarter at the ACC and lost 93-83. The Raptors will get a chance...
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: CELTICS 107, RAPTORS 89 SEASON RECORD: 2W-7LPOUND THE ROCK STAR #1: JOHN LUCAS...
Episode 31 of RAPS TALK (11.19.12) - We're back! This week we discuss the past week of the Toronto Raptors season, talk about Andrea Bargnani's performance so far and discuss the injury updates to Lowry, Fields and Anderson. We also have our regular segments "Hoop Heads Humour of the Week" and "The Wenningtons of the Week", enjoy the podcast people...
BOSTON — The spirit of Christmas made an early stop at the TD Garden on Saturday, and it was not pretty.
Prior to the Celtics’ game against the Toronto Raptors, the beloved Dr. Seuss character made a visit to the parquet floor to promote the musical “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” which opens Nov. 23 at the Wang Theater. This Grinch bore only a passing resemblance to the...
TORONTO -- The Orlando Magic was able to overhaul one double-digit deficit to the Toronto Raptors. It wasn't able to do it twice. After leading by as many as 13 points in the first half, the Raptors (3-7) found themselves trailing by two after three quarters but came on strong in the fourth to pick up a 97-86 home win over the Magic (3-6). DeMar DeRozan led the way with 20...
The NBA season is here. With that in mind, it is time to flip through the book on the 2012-13 season and to take a look at what the season might have in store -- especially when it comes to the Magic. Be sure to look out for more of these team capsules and to check out all the blogs taking part in this year's NBA Blog Preview (don't worry, I will be linking to all of them...
Don’t look now, but your Charlotte Bobcats are 5-4. That’s right, they’re a game above .500, riding a crazy four-game winning streak, and have a date with the hapless 3-7 Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. Should they laugh in the face of the gods, they could enter Thanksgiving Day as a very, very thankful bunch. [...]
In a Saturday matinee at the Garden, the Boston Celtics defeated the Toronto Raptors 107 to 89 in an Atlantic Division matchup. The Green were up 16 early and shot 74% in the first quarter but the Raptors hung around and ended up making it a closer contest, but the game never really felt like it was in any doubt. Rajon Rondo returned from his twisted ankle that kept him out of Thursday...
Toronto Raptors (2-6) at Boston Celtics (5-4) Saturday, November 17, 201212:30 PM ET Regular Season Game #10, Home Game #5TV: CSNNE, SNET1, NBA-LP 751Radio: CJCL, WEEI TD Garden Referees: Jason Phillips, Courtney Kirkland, Olandis Poole
This is the first regular season meeting between these two Atlantic
Division teams and it is the first of 4 meetings...
Toronto Raptors (2-6) @ Boston Celtics (5-4) 12:30 PM EST: CSN/WEEI Starters: Boston Celtics PG – Rajon Rondo / Leandro Barbosa SG – Jason Terry SF - Paul Pierce PF – Brandon Bass C – Kevin Garnett Injuries: Avery Bradley (shoulders) Rajon Rondo (sprained right ankle) Toronto Raptors PG – Jose Calderon SG – DeMar DeRozan SF – Dominic McGuire [...]
The Celtics took no time to beat the Toronto Raptors by a score of 107-89. Here is Jared Weiss with an analysis of the game.