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Toronto Raptors center Aaron Gray was inactive for Monday night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers due to a rapid heart rate.
Raptors officials said Gray was being monitored for the condition.
The 27-year-old Gray was signed by Toronto two weeks ago.
He averaged 3.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and a career-high 13.0 minutes last season for the New Orleans Hornets.
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For those of you who think that Santa Claus doesn't have any skill in the world of basketball, you would be wrong. Toronto Raptors rookie Jonas Valanciunas found out when he faced in a game of one-on-one and gets schooled by him: (Courtesy of Sweater Punch)
Taking the “Pound the Rock” mantra to the nth degree, new Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey had a massive boulder placed inside his team’s locker room, in the hopes of inspiring the players with the visual. From the AP: A 1,300-pound boulder sits just inside the front door to the Toronto Raptors’ dressing room, a reminder of the mentality the new coach Dwane Casey is...
A 1,300-pound boulder sits just inside the front door to the Toronto Raptors' dressing room, a reminder of the mentality Dwane Casey is trying to instill in his new team.
Heading into what the Raptors coach is calling a ''building'' season, Casey has introduced a new motto: Pound the Rock.
''I knew we were going to be a work in progress, every time we...
Jose Calderon finished with 15 points, 11 assists and six rebounds, leading a balanced scoring attack the Raptors used to earn a 104-96 victory over the Cavaliers in their season opener.
A 1,300-pound boulder sits just inside the front door to the Toronto Raptors' dressing room, a reminder of the mentality Dwane Casey is trying to instill in his new team. Heading into what the Raptors coach is calling a "building" season, Casey has introduced a new motto: Pound the Rock.
There were plenty of smiles to go around after the Indiana Pacers and the Toronto Raptors both posted season-opening victories Monday.
There will likely be a more serious tone Wednesday night in Toronto following a controversial end to the 2010-11 series between these clubs.
Playing their first game since the interim tag was removed from coach Frank Vogel, the Pacers defeated Detroit...
The following post uses the Wins Produced metric. During the long offseason Dave Berri took a little time to tweak it a little. You can find all of the numbers for last decade or so here, as well as a handy tutorial!
It’s opening day as I write this, so now’s a good time to get my Raptors prediction out there. Numbers first, with an explanation to follow:
Kyrie Irving will start at point guard for the Cavs tonight in the season opener against the Toronto Raptors. Irving came off the bench during the two preseason games, but coach Byron Scott said he wanted Irving with the veteran starters and Ramon Sessions to provide a veteran presence to a young second unit.
“We need [...]
Dec 28, 6:00 PM | Air Canada Centre
Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors Odds
Air Canada Centre features an NBA battle between the host Toronto Raptors and the visiting Indiana Pacers in betting action on Wednesday.
The Raptors currently sports a record of 1-0, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-0 ATS. The Pacers are 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. Betting...
The Raptors defeated Cleveland by a final score of 104-96 in their 11-12 regular season debut.
Kyrie Irving. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Head Coach Byron Scott just announced that Kyrie Irving will be the starter tonight as the Cavs open the season against the Toronto Raptors. Scott said he wanted Irving to get his playing time with the veterans to speed his development, and Ramon Sessions can lend his experience to the youngsters in the...
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CLEVELAND (AP) Rookie Kyrie Irving scored six points and hardly played like the No. 1 overall pick as the Toronto Raptors spoiled the Cleveland guard's NBA debut with a 104-96 season-opening...
Well the New York Knicks will catch another break tonight when they play the Golden State Warriors. Steph Curry will sit out with a sprained ankle. It was just the other day that the Knicks took on the Celtics without Paul Pierce.
If this keeps up for New York, they should be able to jump out to a nice lead in the Atlantic.
Other injury news
J.J. Berea was injured in the T-Wolves...