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Raptors say malfunctioning shot clocks will be fixed in time for Game 2 vs. Nets

It was an odd scene at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday for Game 1 between the Raptors and the Nets, and an embarrassing one for a franchise that hasn’t made it to the postseason since 2008. The shot clocks in the arena all failed midway through the third quarter, and attempts to place backup ones in the corners of the court as is customary when this happens were similarly unsuccessful...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raptors vs. Nets – 2014 NBA Playoffs, Round 1, Game 1: Postgame Reactions (VIDEO)

The Brooklyn Nets’ experience proved to be the difference in Game 1 of the opening round Playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, as the Nets came away with a 94-87 victory. The Nets and Raptors face each other again on Tuesday night, back at the Air Canada Centre, for Game 2. The Toronto crowd was electric and definitely provided that 6th man/home court advantage that can truly...
Via Hoops Heads North
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Preview: Nets-Raptors Game 1

They are here! The Playoffs are here! The NBA Playoffs get started at 12:30 p.m. on ESPN as the Raptors host the Nets in the 3-6 matchup of the Eastern Conference. Before each game, we will have a quick preview of the upcoming game with a matchup to watch and a stat to chew on as you watch the game. Previously on Lost: The Nets and Raptors played four extremely competitive games...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Preview: Nets-Raptors Game 1

They are here! The Playoffs are here! The NBA Playoffs get started at 12:30 p.m. on ESPN as the Raptors host the Nets in the 3-6 matchup of the Eastern Conference. Before each game, we will have a quick preview of the upcoming game with a matchup to watch and a stat to chew on as you watch the game. Previously on Lost: The Nets and Raptors played four extremely competitive games...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA Playoffs Simulation - Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors

I am not sure anyone saw the Toronto Raptors being the 3 seed in the East prior to the season. DeMar DeRozan really elevated his game this season and alongside Kyle Lowry will be the reason the young Raptors can get by the veteran Nets. Brooklyn got off to a terrible start but figured things out, even after Brook Lopez was lost for the season.  Our simulation has the Nets winning...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Raptors player jabs Knicks owner for nixing Lowry trade

James Dolan may have saved the Raptors season If you told anyone at the beginning of the NBA season that the Toronto Raptors would win the Atlantic division, you would have been called nuts. Well six months later, the Raptors secured the division and have landed home court advantage for the first round of the playoffs. However, this might have never happened had New York Knicks...
Via Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Raptors' top priority is keeping Kyle Lowry

The Toronto Raptors have been one of the NBA's major surprises this season, and the guy at the center of it all is point guard Kyle Lowry. Lowry's contract expires after the season, and he'll obviously be a highly sought-after commodity on the open market.Lowry has averaged career-bests across-the-board this season. Scoring (17.6 points per game), rebounding (4.7), assisting...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Lowry-to-Knicks trade that was vetoed by James Dolan may have helped them make playoffs

The Knicks' season officially ended on Wednesday but it was doomed in early December when James Dolan vetoed a trade for Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry. Dolan, the Chairman of Madison Square Garden, was reluctant to give up a first round pick to the Raptors especially since Toronto GM Masai Ujiri received a first round pick from the Knicks in exchange for Andrea Bargnani...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Patterson, Greivis Vazquez want to re-sign with Raptors

The Toronto Raptors have been one of the NBA’s biggest surprises this season, and one of the main reasons has been the trade that they made with the Kings. Toronto traded Rudy Gay to Sacramento in exchange for two key pieces in Patrick Patterson and Greivis Vazquez. Both players have made a big impact for the Raptors this season, and they would like to re-sign with the Raptors...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucks' loss in Toronto seals worst record in NBA this season

TORONTO (AP) -- Greivis Vasquez scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 24 and the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their 48th win, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 110-100 on Monday night. Jonas Valanciunas had 14 points and 13 rebounds and Tyler Hansbrough had 12 points and 11 rebounds as the Raptors won for the sixth time in seven games and completed the first season sweep of Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors set franchise mark with 48th win

TORONTO (AP) Greivis Vasquez scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 24 and the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their 48th win, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 110-100 on Monday night.
Via FOXSports.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMar DeRozan slams huge alley-oop dunk against Pistons

With the Toronto Raptors heading to the playoffs, most of the world will finally get to see DeMar DeRozan play some meaningful basketball. During today’s Raptors/Pistons game, DeMar decided to show off his aerial exploits by taking a pass from teammate Kyle Lowry in the first quarter. Watch as DeMar powers home the alley-oop pass for the jam: *** DeRozan image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Love Being Atlantic Division Champs

Even with the 108-100 loss to the Knicks, there was no dampening the enthusiasm of the Toronto Raptors clinching the Atlantic Division crown for just the second time in franchise history. After five years in the NBA lottery, this is a bloody big deal. Greivis Vasquez, Jonas Valanciunas, Terrence Ross, DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry and more chimed in on the winning the Division. ...
Via Pro Bball Report
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Toronto Raptors made the playoffs

I happened to catch Stephen A. Smith on Sportscenter this morning talking about the Eastern Conference playoff picture, more specifically the current struggles in Miami and Indiana. Naturally, as the segment neared its conclusion Stephen A. mentioned Brooklyn and Chicago, (maybe because they’re big markets? Maybe? Probably) as sleepers in the Eastern Conference. I’m sure Stephen...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors’ Kyle Lowry warned for flop against Sixers

The NBA issued Raptors guard Kyle Lowry a warning for flopping on Thursday. Lowry’s flop occurred in the second quarter of Toronto’s 125-114 home victory over Philadelphia on April 9. With a little under six minutes remaining before halftime and Toronto leading 50-45, Lowry fell backwards to the court while attempting to take a charge. Elliot Williams pushed the ball up in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors play no defence in win over 76ers

The Raptors keep on rolling, even though their play is not exactly conducive to post-season success. One of these days, greater attention on defence must be paid, better starts must be forged and more looks down low must be initiated. Until then, the Raptors can find ways against sub-standard teams to produce wins as they continue to take aim on the Atlantic Division title. With...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Toronto Raptors are LOOKING to make it 4 Straight Ws!

The Atlantic Division title is within reach for the Toronto Raptors. When Kyle Lowry & Amir Johnson went down the question that then came into play was how productive was the bench going to be? Well, in the 3 victories they proved to be an integral part of this team. How many years has it been since the Raptors can say they have had legit bench depth. While great teams like the...
Via Inside the Purple Room
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Toronto Raptors

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews upcoming 76ers’ games – features tonight’s opponent, the Toronto Raptors, who currently hold the 3rd seed in the Eastern Conference playoff race and have won six of their last seven games...
Via Philadunkia
11 days ago  |  Discuss

How far can the Toronto Raptors go in the playoffs?

How far can the Toronto Raptors go in the playoffs? We are just days removed from the end of the 2013 – 2014 NBA season and it’s a point of time when everyone talks about the top – seeded teams in either conference and their chances to win the title. In the East, the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers draw most of the interest in the NBA world and teams like the Brooklyn...
Via Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Knicks’ Playoff Hopes: So You’re Saying There’s a Chance…

By Aaron Kopperl With just 2 weeks left of the regular season, the Knicks find themselves on the outside looking into the playoff picture as the Hawks appear to have cemented their spot as the East’s 8th seed. While there is still hope that the Knicks can overtake the Hawks, those chances appears to be slim barring any late season miracles.  The Hawks hold the tiebreaker, so if...
Via Knickswag
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Kyle Lowry resign with Raptors?

This off-season, many big time free agents will hit the market and the race will be on to sign these players. One of those players is Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry. Lowry has had a stellar season for Toronto and has been a catalyst for the Raptors offense along with DeMar DeRozan and has led the Raptors to their first playoff berth since 2008.  Lowry has averaged 17.6...
Via Route4Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lowry, Johnson out for Raptors

MILWAUKEE (AP) Kyle Lowry and Amir Johnson of the Toronto Raptors both missed Saturday night's game with the Milwaukee Bucks due to injuries.
Via FOXSports.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Short-handed Raptors take down Pacers

On one of the most emotional nights of the NBA season at the Air Canada Centre, an injured Kyle Lowry tried to serve as an assistant coach, barking at his teammates from the Raptors bench during each and every time out. Your thoughts, coach Dwane Casey? “Frankly, I prefer him in uniform than street clothes,” laughed Casey after the shorthanded Raptors defeated the Indiana Pacers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors' Kyle Lowry and Amir Johnson questionable tonight against Bucks

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry and power forward Amir Johnson are questionable tonight in their matchup against the Bucks. According to Eric Koreen on Twitter, the two will travel with the team to Milwaukee.Lowry and Johnson sat out during last night's thriller in Toronto against the Pacers. The Raptors finished off the night on a 10-0 run to beat Indiana 102-94. For...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tempers flare as Pacers fall to Raptors 102-94

TORONTO -- Late in the third quarter Friday night, some jostling between John Salmons and Paul George turned into a shoving match. The dust-up brought the cheering crowd at the Air Canada Centre to its feet and earned both players matching technical fouls. But even more, said Salmons, it showed that the Toronto Raptors won't be pushed around. Terrence Ross led the way with 24...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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