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Chemistry, on the court and off, isn't something you can force. If you could, every team would do it. It comes naturally sometimes, like the way Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan seemed to click off the hop. But usually, it's as a result of time spent playing together, as with Jose Calderon and Amir Johnson.
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The Toronto Raptors aren't quite ready to begin talking trades. Their hottest chips are not in a position to be traded. Both Andrew Bargnani and Kyle Lowry are battling muscle and ligament tears. Bargnani's is worse than Lowry's but the Raptors are planning to wait for both players to be healthy before discussing trades of any sort.According to Ken Berger of CBS...
Jose Calderon has been outstanding for the Raptors over their past two games, correcting course on what had been a disappointing season to date.
Toronto Raptors guard Demar DeRozan had a decent game against the Houston Rockets today scoring 19 points and seven rebounds. The highlight of his day though wasn’t the win it was his very entertaining reverse dunk. DeRozan, while standing behind the arc, took a pass slowly went to his right then took off down the baseline around the entire Rockets defense. As he neared the...
In a recent interview interview with David Chinellato of the Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, Toronto Raptors forward expressed his frustrations with being hurt and the current season he and his team are having. He even went as far as to call the Raptors ‘pretty much the worst team in the NBA.’
From the interview:
You got hurt at a bad time, both for the team and personally...
TORONTO (AP) -- Linas Kleiza scored 12 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, rookie Terrence Ross had 18 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Dallas Mavericks 95-74 on Friday night, snapping a six-game losing streak.
DeMar DeRozan and Jose Calderon had 14 points each for the Raptors, who had lost 14 of their previous 17 meetings with the Mavericks.
The Raptors had lost 12...
Judging from the below alley-oop slam, Toronto Raptors rookie Terrence Ross might be quickly becoming the new "Air Canada".
During Friday night's Dallas Mavericks/Toronto Raptors game, watch as teammate Demar DeRozen finds Ross for the remarkable slam:
Wayne Embry was summoned to Toronto for a meeting with Bryan Colangelo and Raptors' ownership this week.
This is hilarious. Especially with all the trade rumors lingering.
Bargnani has an elbow and wrist injury right now, so during his free time he managed to reveal to an Italian newspaper that…and we quote:
“I will miss at least three weeks. We are the worst team in the NBA” – Andrea Bargnani
TORONTO -- Linas Kleiza came off the bench to score 20 points as the Toronto Raptors snapped a six-game losing streak on Friday with a 95-74 victory over the Dallas Mavericks before an announced crowd of 19,132 at Air Canada Centre. Terrence Ross scored 18 points, also coming off the bench, as the Raptors won for the second time in their past 14 games. The Mavericks have lost two...
The Raptors entered Friday on a six-game losing streak, having tasted defeat in 12 of their previous 13 games, and without arguably their two best players in Bargnani and Lowry. On paper, this was supposed to be a gimme. in Your Mavs All-Access Pass, it's something else entirely. ...
TORONTO -- When Jose Calderon grabbed the rebound in the final seconds after a missed 3-point attempt by Carlos Delfino, the Toronto Raptors point guard had his second triple-double of the season and his career. Even better for the Raptors, it came at the end of a 103-96 victory over the Houston Rockets before a crowd of 17,863 at Air Canada Centre. It was the Raptors' second...
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Lillard has his moment... again
Portland had blown a 16-point second half lead. The Hornets were spent trying to get back but Austin Rivers managed a deep 3-pointer to tie the game. Shortly after, LaMarcus Aldridge left the game after rolling his ankle and being helped off the...