The sputtering Toronto Raptors got back on track with a 114-103 win in Philly, led by DeMar DeRozan and his season-high 35 points.
“It didn’t matter who we got this win again, we understood we just needed to get this win,” DeRozan said. “We had to get that confidence back.”
The win snaps a five-games losing streak for the Raptors.
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DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 35 points, Lou Williams had 21 and the Toronto Raptors snapped a five-game losing streak with a 114-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Toronto coach Dwane Casey gave slumping All-Star and Philadelphia native Kyle Lowry another night off to rest. Even without their leading scorer in the lineup for the second straight game, the...
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This failed 360 dunk attempt by DeMar DeRozan last night could very well be viewed as a microcosm of the Raptors most recent, yet uncharacteristic, woes.After Friday night’s 113-89 home loss to the Golden State Warriors, a game in which they were losing by as many as 41, and in a game they never once held a lead of their own, it seemed as though that would’ve been the wake up...
Let this be a lesson for you kids, showboating can be fun so long as you don’t fall right on your face in front of thousands of fans in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan found himself alone on the fast break when he went for a 360 dunk versus the Knicks.
The result can be summed up in one word… FAIL!
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On a bad day, Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan can out jump and out dunk all of us. However on this 360 dunk attempt against the Knicks, not so much.
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Even some of the greatest basketball players in the world can miss slam dunks and during tonight’s Raptors-Knicks game, DeMar DeRozan appeared to have an easy fast break slam.
In the first quarter of play, DeRozan came up with a loose ball and went it for the fancy 360 slam dunk finish.
Watch as he comes up short and misses the dunk:
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Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan only hit one shot in the fourth quarter Wednesday night.
It turns out, one was enough.
DeRozan hit a tiebreaking jump shot with 12 seconds left and Toronto headed into the All-Star break on a winning note, beating the Wizards 95-93.
DeRozan was nearly stripped by John Wall on the decisive play but held on to hit the winner over the outstretched arm...
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The Toronto Raptors are an interesting group, as it’s fairly debatable that we don’t even know who they are yet. Despite making their way through a whopping 21 games without star swingman DeMar DeRozan, the Raptors are still far atop the Atlantic division and are in the lead for the East’s second overall seed. With DeRozan back in the saddle, the Raptors should be even better...
DeMar DeRozan returned to the Toronto Raptors after missing 21 games.
Toronto Raptors all star DeMar DeRozan returned to the lineup on Wednesday night to face the Philadelphia 76ers. DeRozan missed 21 games due to a torn tendon in his left groin.
Despite the longest layoff of his NBA career, DeRozan had a great return with 20 points (9 of 14 shooting from the field), 4 rebounds...
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