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Kyle Lowry says he was traded to New York last year – “Essentially I was gone”

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry was reflecting during a recent interview of his past two years in Toronto and how things went from bad to good rather quickly. At one point, the Raptors were looked at as a rebuilding team that was trying to basically tank after trading Rudy Gay, but the opposite would end up happening and Toronto would end up winning the Atlantic division...
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Merry Christmas from Raptors Lou Williams and his 2 Girlfriends

Back in October, we shared with you the story of Toronto Raptors Lou Williams unique relationship situation. Williams has two girlfriends. His live-in girlfriend and children’s mother, Ashley, and Reece. Everybody is one big happy family. Lou threw a Christmas party earlier this week in Atlanta with his two boos in attendance. Sorry but you will never understand
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Raptors Assign Bruno Caboclo To D-League

The Toronto Raptors assigned forward Bruno Caboclo to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League on Sunday. Caboclo will continue to be included on the Raptors’ roster and will remain on the team’s inactive list. Caboclo made his NBA debut November 21 versus Milwaukee and scored a season-high eight points in 12 minutes of action.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Undercover Purolator Employee Jonas Valanciunas

Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas lends his comedic and parcel delivery talents to the shipping industry, by randomly taking on a shift at a busy Purolator Shipping Centre in Toronto. Despite being seven feet tall with a Purolator work shirt engineered to look like a basketball jersey, some folks don’t recognize him, but that just makes for great comedy. The post Undercover...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Slices Through The Entire Toronto Raptors Defense For The Bucket

It was one of those nights for the Chicago Bulls and Derrick Rose Monday against the Toronto Raptors. Rose finished with 29 points ( 15 came in the 4th), with the prettiest of D-Rose’s baskets came when he took on all five of the Raptors. Rose also had this tough runner over Lowry for the and-one: […] The post Derrick Rose Slices Through The Entire Toronto Raptors Defense For...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors-Bulls Preview

The red-hot Toronto Raptors have the best record in the Eastern Conference and are on pace to be the best team in franchise history, but they've enjoyed much of their early success at home. They're about to see just how well they can handle a lengthy and challenging road trip. Prior to heading out west, the Raptors look for a bit of revenge against one of the few teams to beat them...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Ready To Be Road Tested Against The NBA’s Best

The first place 22-6 Toronto Raptors cut through a depleted visiting New York Knicks team 118-108 with minimal effort. “Tomorrow will be a game that lets us know where we are in the league,” Head Coach Dwane Casey said. “We have to show where we fit in that sphere. It was a good day today, but now we have to go and take care of business tomorrow.”
Via Pro Bball Report
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Raptors Ready To Be Road Tested Against The NBA’s Best

The first place 22-6 Toronto Raptors cut through a depleted visiting New York Knicks team 118-108 with minimal effort. “Tomorrow will be a game that lets us know where we are in the league,” Head Coach Dwane Casey said. “We have to show where we fit in that sphere. It was a good day today, but now we have to go and take care of business tomorrow.”
Via Pro Bball Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Terrence Ross Take Flight with a One-Handed Jam Against the Knicks

posted by Romy Aquino (@romyaquino) Follow @romyaquino Watch Terrence Ross Take Flight with a One-Handed Jam Against the Knicks The Raptors moved to 22-6 on Sunday afternoon with another convincing win, this time it was against the New York Knicks. Toronto now is on a six game winning streak with their 118-108 win over the reeling Knicks. Terrence Ross had another solid...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrence Ross flies in the air past Carmelo Anthony for graceful dunk (VIDEO)

The Toronto Raptors are flying high and so is Terrence Ross these days. After defeating the New York Knicks this afternoon, the Raps are now an Eastern Conference best 22-6. The highlight of the game came during the third quarter when Ross caught an outlet pass in rhythm and glided past Carmelo Anthony while in the air for a graceful slam. WATCH: The post Terrence Ross flies in...
Via Pass The Pill
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors match season-best win streak with victory over Knicks

  Lou Williams and Kyle Lowry each scored 22 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 118-108 on Sunday for their sixth consecutive win. Greivis Vasquez had 21 points and Terrence Ross scored 18 for the Raptors, who never trailed in matching their longest winning streak of the season. Toronto also won six straight from Nov. 15 to 26. Carmelo Anthony scored 28 for...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrence Ross skies for high-flying slam dunk against Knicks

As the Toronto Raptors continue to be the class of the Eastern Conference, Terrence Ross has filled in admirably during teammate’s DeMar DeRozan groin injury. In the third quarter of today’s Raptors-Knicks game, Ross had a fast break opportunity and decided to take off for a high-flying one-handed slam dunk in Toronto: That was pretty nice, T-Ross! *** Ross high-flying dunk...
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Toronto Raptors extend solid start despite DeMar DeRozan’s absence

Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports It takes time to develop an NBA franchise from an irrelevant bottom-feeder into a perennial presence in the league’s playoff-picture, and the Toronto Raptors were no exception, struggling through years of disappointment before finally becoming a respected player in the Eastern Conference. But when a team finds that delicate balance between success...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Own The Pistons Palace In A Wild 110-100 Win

A game between the best and the third worst teams in the East might not sound compelling, but the Raptors and Pistons put on a show in a game that must have felt like home away from home for the visitors. The Palace was rocking with Raptors fans and they got their money’s worth for taking the long bus trip. “I thought Detroit was hosting a Toronto Raptors night,” said forward James Johnson.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

(VIDEO) Jonas Valanciunas Blocks Shot and Breaks Out the Dikembe Finger Wag

posted by Romy Aquino (@romyaquino) Follow @romyaquino (VIDEO) Jonas Valanciunas Blocks Shot and Breaks Out the Dikembe Mutombo Finger Wag Jonas Valanciunas has been impressive for the Toronto Raptors in this last stretch of games and finished with 17 pts, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks in Friday's win against the Pistons. After his block on the Pistons Brandon Jennings, JV brought...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond decks James Johnson as revenge for being posterized (Video/GIFs)

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond knocked Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson after Johnson posterized him on the prior offensive possession during the fourth quarter of Friday night's game at The Palace at Auburn Hills.Johnson drove down the baseline and threw down an absolute monster one-handed dunk over Drummond:Naturally, Drummond was not happy, so when Johnson got the...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

(VIDEO) James Johnson dunks on Andre Drummond, Terrence Ross Reacts

posted by Romy Aquino (@romyaquino) Follow @romyaquino (VIDEO) James Johnson dunks on Andre Drummond, Terrence Ross Reacts James Johnson has been a phenomenal addition to the Raptors bench, both on the defensive end as well as the offensive end. On Friday night, he threw down a filthy dunk on the Pistons Andre Drummond in the Raptors 110-100 win in Detroit. The dunk was...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors hand Pistons 12th straight home loss

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points to lead a balanced offense as the Toronto Raptors beat Detroit 110-100 on Friday night, handing the Pistons their 12th straight home loss. Brandon Jennings scored 22 points to lead Detroit, which extended its single-season franchise record for consecutive home losses and moved within seven of the NBA record set by the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA News: Raptors new logo gets mixed reviews

TORONTO, On. – The Toronto Raptors have officially unveiled their new logo on Friday, and it looks awfully familiar. The Raptors decided to release their new logo in a short YouTube video entitled, This Is Our Shield: When the Raptors partnered with Drake in 2011, the team did so with a re-brand in mind and when the We The North marketing campaign exploded during last seasons’...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brooklyn Nets Throw Shade At The Toronto Raptors Over Their New Logo

The Toronto Raptors unveiled a new logo on Friday and while it may not be as awesome as the concept of a dinosaur dribbling a basketball while wearing a jersey, it’s certainly an improvement over the previous “integrate a basketball into a raptor claw” motif that the team had. The new design is definitely cleaner Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Twitter said Toronto Raptors’ new logo looks familiar

So the Raptors unveiled their new logo in this new video: The battle cry of “We The North” sounds cool and all. And the logo looks all right… Except the Brooklyn Nets took exception to it: .@Raptors Looks familiar — Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) December 19, 2014 It does basically look very similar to the Nets’ logo. If this is the one the Raptors are running with...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Unveil New Logo

Along with this ‘We The North’ commercial. Today the new Toronto Raptors logo reportedly designed by rapper Drake, who also serves as the teams Global Ambassador was leaked to the public. So far, the reaction has been mixed by fans and outright mocked by the Brooklyn Nets who have very similar branding. We The North. Three simple words that changed the game forever. Every movement...
Via Hooped Up
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Imply Raptors Copied Their Logo (Photos)

The Toronto Raptors unveiled a new, sleeker, more intense logo on Friday with a video and officially release indicating the jerseys were next. Can confirm that is the new logo. Expect uniforms and a full colour scheme in the new year. pic.twitter.com/G7H9pvZGl1 — Eric Koreen (@ekoreen) December 19, 2014 Yes Drake was apart of the redesign. The Brooklyn Nets, who had their...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Imply Raptors Are Biting Their Logo (Photos)

The Toronto Raptors unveiled a new, sleeker, more intense logo on Friday with a video and officially release indicating the jerseys were next. Can confirm that is the new logo. Expect uniforms and a full colour scheme in the new year. pic.twitter.com/G7H9pvZGl1 — Eric Koreen (@ekoreen) December 19, 2014 Yes Drake was apart of the redesign. The Brooklyn Nets, who had their...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors Introduce New Logo, Nets Question its Originality

This is excellent. You have to love when social media teams for professional sports franchises take part in a little online jousting. The Toronto Raptors unveiled a new logo on Friday that looked similar to another team around the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets. @bruce_arthur It looked familiar at first…now I see why. pic.twitter.com/Ocmp7sBRCg — Brad Hamilton (@bradhams) December 19...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss
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