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Nick Young makes game-winning three-pointer during Drew League game

For those of you wondering what Los Angeles Lakers Nick Young have been doing during the summer, he’s been playing a bit in the Drew League. Earlier today, Young and Toronto Raptors forward DeMar DeRozan were playing on the same squad and Swaggy P made an incredible double overtime game-winning three-pointer to help secure a victory: .@NickSwagyPYoung is the G.O.A.T. Crazy game...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan Gets a Triple-Double at the Drew League

Toronto Raptors guard and Compton native DeMar DeRozan is always right at home playing in the Drew League and Sunday he had the line of the summer racking up 38 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. A video posted by Drew League (@drewleague) on Jul 22, 2015 at 12:57pm PDT The post DeMar DeRozan Gets a Triple-Double at the Drew League appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan best highlights from 38 points in Drew League game

As the Toronto Raptors look to build toward a championship in the upcoming season, they will have to expect solid play from DeMar DeRozan. Over the weekend, DeRozan played in the Drew League and put together an amazing performance which included thirty-eight points. Check out some of his best highlights in the below video compilation: *** DeRozan Drew League Highlights [Slam Magazine...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Vs Magic In London, England January 2016

The Toronto Raptors are returning to play a regular season game in London, England on January 16, 2016. They will face the Orlando Magic at the O2 arena. Toronto was the first NBA franchise to play a regular season NBA game in Europe when they played a back-to-back series versus the New Jersey Nets at the O2 in 2011. The Raptors DeMar DeRozan returns to the arena where he has averaged...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carroll doesn’t just bring skill to Toronto; he brings relevance

Earlier this week when the news broke that LaMarcus Aldridge was going to meet with the Toronto Raptors as part of his free agency tour, it was easy to scoff at the notion that he would actually consider a pitch from such an off-the-board organization. Toronto, a perenially anonymous franchise playing in an outpost city in a “foreign” country has never been invited to wine...
Via Crossover Chronicles
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Looking To Make Trade For Raptors’ Demar DeRozan?

Toronto, who signed DeMarre Carroll to a $60 million dollar deal during the start of free agency, is reportedly looking to ship Demar DeRozan, a 2014 All Star selection, to another team. Even with Cleveland bringing back Tristan Thompson and also Kevin Love to large contract, Cleveland may be an option for Demar DeRozan according to Sam Amico. #Cavs have made significant progress...
Via Diehardsport
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: DeMar DeRozan is seeking a monstrous max deal

DeMar DeRozan has been one of the most important Raptors during the team's rise, so it makes sense that he wants to be paid like one too. According to Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun, DeRozan's camp is going to make a push for a massive contract extension."Whispers continue to circulate that DeMar DeRozan’s camp will be after the new mid-max (a whopping $25.3 million) a year from...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raptors actively exploring trades for Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, and Jonas Valanciunas

There has been a lot of movement this off-season in the NBA than I can remember in a long time. There are so many teams looking to make moves to improve their teams or to simply looking to clear some cap space. One team who is starting to consider their options is the Toronto Raptors. It has been very clear that the Raptors have peaked with the team that they have now and it seems...
Via No Guts, No Glory
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: 3 Trades For Jimmy Butler

  Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… This week I wrote an article on how the Chicago Bulls may have to think about trading Jimmy Butler if his contract issues become unsettling for the franchise. Here are three potential trades if they do choose to trade their All-Star shooting guard. 1. Toronto Raptors Bulls Trade...
Via HoopStuff
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Look For Forward/Center Athleticism in NBA Draft In Brooklyn

The Toronto Raptors had a successful 2014-15 season when taking a look at the history of the organization. They won back-to-back Atlantic Division regular season titles for the first time in franchise history, and also set the franchise mark for wins in a season with 49. But the Raptors were unceremoniously swept in the first round of the NBA playoffs and for those who watched, calling...
Via Hoops Heads North
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors: Trade DeMar DeRozan?

As I’ve stated before, the Toronto Raptors are in a bad spot.  After a disappointing postseason performance, the Raptors need to decide what direction they want to go in.  In order to gain success in today’s NBA, teams have to bottom out in order to rise to the top, or else they get stuck in treadmill mode, much like the Bulls and Grizzlies have been stuck in as of recent....
Via isportsweb.com
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Raptors give DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry another shot?

After a 25-26 finish followed a 24-7 start to the season, questions have followed the Raptors into the offseason. Obviously, getting swept in the first round by the Washington Wizards didn't help.  Now, we're left wondering if Toronto's core is good enough. The Raptors have already said they're going to shake up the coaching staff, and they've already let go of two assistants (though...
Via Fox Sports
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Raptors will bring back head coach Dwane Casey

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports Dwane Casey has been rumored to be on the hot seat since the season ended in a sweep at the hands of the Washington Wizards in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Despite those rumors, the Toronto Raptors are prepared to bring him back as their head coach for the 2015-16 season even though the team failed to live up to their postseason expectations...
Via Sports-Glory
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Now That the Toronto Raptors’ Flaws Have Been Exposed, Prepare for the “Summer of Masai”

It wasn’t supposed to happen like this for the Toronto Raptors. When Masai Ujiri traded Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings in late 2013 for what, at the time, seemed like spare parts, it was meant to signal the beginning of a full-scale rebuilding of the franchise. Instead, the move served as the catalyst behind 97 wins in two years. Yet, like a child conceived a decade after its...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry mostly to blame for Toronto Raptors’ playoff woes

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Going into the playoffs, the general perception was that the Toronto Raptors would be able to take on the Washington Wizards and if not win outright, at least keep the series close and take it to six or seven games. However, just like last year, it appears the Raptors might be out in just the first round after earning the No. 4 seed in the East. So...
Via Sports-Glory
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Don’t write off the Toronto Raptors just yet

John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Following last year’s brief brush with success, the re-signing of Kyle Lowry, and an extremely promising start to the current campaign, the Toronto Raptors were expected to cruise into the post-season and past the point of previous playoff-failures in 2015. It’s not that anybody was expecting Toronto to win an NBA championship just yet, but...
Via Sports-Glory
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Raptors’ Lou Williams wins NBA Sixth Man Award

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...
Via Sports-Glory
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Raptors seeking to win 7-game series for first time

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...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Victory is the Raptors’ only option in franchise’s most important playoff series

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports 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...
Via Sports-Glory
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan Fires Back at Paul Pierce Ahead of Playoff Series

It’s official! The Washington Wizards will face the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The same Raptors team that swept the Wizards 3-0 during the regular season, and has won 7 of the last 8 meetings between the two teams. That did not stop Paul Pierce from saying he was not worried about facing the Raptors. “We haven’t done particularly well against...
Via KCM Sports
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Raptors win to send Heat to brink of playoff elimination

  When the playoffs open next weekend, the Toronto Raptors will be at home. And, almost certainly, so will the Miami Heat. Lou Williams scored 29 points, DeMar DeRozan added 24 and the Raptors put the Heat on the brink of playoff elimination with a 107-104 victory Saturday night. Greivis Vasquez and Kyle Lowry each scored 12 points and Patrick Patterson had 11 for the Raptors. They...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking at Orlando’s Final Defensive Play Against Toronto

The Orlando Magic had a lot of high and low moments in their loss to the Toronto Raptors, but obviously the final stinging bullet was this drive and kick out by DeMar DeRozan to Louis Williams for the corner 3-pointer. Let’s take a look. So the Magic were up 1 after Victor Oladipo drained a ballsy 3-pointer to put the pinstriped patrol ahead. 13.8 seconds is a lot of time. Greivis...
Via Magic Basketball Online
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Raptors beat Magic thanks to late shot from Williams

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Lou Williams made a 3-pointer with 9.9 seconds left to lift Toronto to a 101-99 win over the Orlando Magic, the Raptors' 11th straight win over the Magic. DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 29 points. Tyler Hansbrough added 16 points and Williams finished with 13. Orlando was led by Victor Oladipo with 19 points, but Oladipo missed a 15-footer in the final second that...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Williams' 3-pointer in final seconds lifts Raptors past Magic

  Lou Williams made a 3-pointer with 9.9 seconds left to lift Toronto to a 101-99 win over the Orlando Magic, the Raptors' 11th straight win over the Magic. DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 29 points. Tyler Hansbrough added 16 points and Williams finished with 13. Orlando was led by Victor Oladipo with 19 points, but Oladipo missed a 15-footer in the final second that would have tied...
Via AP on Fox
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Raptors DeMar DeRozan Back In All-Star Form For The Playoffs

"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."
Via Pro Bball Report
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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