Toronto Raptors’ Lou Williams, who averaged a career-high 15.5 points this season, is the winner of the 2014-15 Kia NBA Sixth Man Award as the league’s best player in a reserve role, the NBA announced Monday.
The 6-1 guard becomes the first Raptors player to earn the honor.
Williams, in his 10th NBA season and first with the Raptors, had 78 first-place votes and 502 total...
TORONTO (AP) They won a second straight Atlantic Division title and set a franchise record with 49 victories. Both reasons to be proud, for sure. But it's what the Raptors do next, now the playoffs have arrived, that will determine whether this season is a success.
The Raptors, who lost a Game 7 heartbreaker to Brooklyn in the first round last year, will try to advance for just...
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Just two years removed from their fifth consecutive losing campaign, the Toronto Raptors stumbled across the finish line with a 92-87 victory over the Charlotte Hornets in Wednesday’s regular season finale to set a new franchise record with their 49th win of the season.
But after last season’s legendary turnaround resulted in another early...
"I think that’s a beautiful thing to see is DeMar DeRozan is back," Toronto Raptors Head coach Dwane Casey said. "Not only is he scoring, but passing the ball, defensively he is playing at a high level – challenging the ball, getting through pick-and-rolls, doing all the things he needs to do."
DeMar DeRozan scored 18 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Charlotte Hornets for the first time in seven games, 92-74 on Wednesday night.
Lou Williams and Greivis Vasquez each scored 16 points for Toronto, and Tyler Hansbrough added 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Kemba Walker had 15 points for Charlotte. The Hornets are 11th in the Eastern Conference, three games behind eighth...
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They say the best defenders affect shots even when they're not near the ball. Well, what about when they're not even on the court?
DeMar DeRozan, take it away:
That's from last night's Raptors loss to the Bulls. And yes, that's DeRozan not only throwing a pass to the wrong team, but to Chicago's Joakim Noah, who wasn't even in the game at the time of the play. In good news though...
Hey DeMar, that guys, he’s not on your team.
Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan found himself trapped defensively by two Bulls defenders. So what will he ever do?
Obviously he needs to find an open RAPTORS TEAMMATE for himself, so who did he find? Oh just the Bulls’ Joakim Noah on the sidelines, in his shooting shirt, and a player who doesn’t play for the Raptors.
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan had an embarrassing moment during the final minutes of Wednesday night's game in Chicago when he delivered a perfect pass to Bulls center Joakim Noah. Making matters worse, Noah wasn't even in the game at the time, as he was standing on the Bulls bench.It happened with 1:21 remaining in the game with the Raptors down 112-103. DeRozan was trapped...
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For some NBA players, the offseason can get a tad long for their tastes and they have find ways to entertain themselves while trying to keep their skills up. Recently, Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan made a trip to Walmart and decided to show off his handling ability in an Instagram video. DeRozan also decided to don a caution jacket and use a kickball to cross many inanimate objects...