1. Rings or the Max? Free Agency's Best Point Guard Can't Have Both

    Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan are close. Their approach to free agency is not. When DeRozan became a free agent last summer, the behind-the-scenes buzz had him staying put with ...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 6 days ago 90,658 reads 0 comments

  2. Potential Landing Spots for Kyle Lowry in 2017 NBA Free Agency

    Kyle Lowry didn't need long to ponder the first step for his NBA future. The morning after the Toronto Raptors became the latest Eastern Conference contender to meet the Cleveland ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 16 days ago 177,225 reads 0 comments

  3. Tyronn Lue Fines J.R. Smith $100 for Jumping on Pump Fake

    Tyronn Lue has zero chill. The Cleveland Cavaliers head coach challenged his players to defend Toronto Raptors All-Star guards Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan without jumping on pump fakes...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 17 days ago 144,498 reads 0 comments

  4. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Toronto Raptors

    In some respects, the Toronto Raptors took some important steps forward during the 2016-17 NBA season. Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan both enjoyed career years...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 17 days ago 7,746 reads 0 comments

  5. DeMar DeRozan Says Raptors Would've Won vs. Cavaliers If LeBron Was on Toronto

    LeBron James is one of the greatest players in NBA history and would make a difference for any team in the league...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 56,835 reads 0 comments

  6. LeBron James Dominates Again as Cavaliers Win Game 4, Sweep Raptors

    The Cleveland Cavaliers completed their second sweep of the postseason with a 109-102 Game 4 win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 17 days ago 73,481 reads 0 comments

  7. NBA Playoffs 2017: Latest Conference Semifinal Scores and Bracket Picks

    The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors have yet to lose a game during the 2017 NBA Playoffs . As the heavy favorites to reach the NBA Finals, both teams inch closer to an expected part three of their championship feud...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 18 days ago 5,747 reads 0 comments

  8. LeBron James, Cavaliers Survive Early Struggles to Beat Raptors in Game 3

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are one win away from sweeping the Toronto Raptors out of the playoffs after a fourth-quarter surge carried them to a 115-94 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 19 days ago 37,530 reads 0 comments

  9. DeMar DeRozan Discusses Struggles vs. Cavaliers, Injury to Kyle Lowry

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have thoroughly outplayed the Toronto Raptors through two games of the Eastern Conference semifinals, and DeMar DeRozan is well aware his side hasn't held up its end of the bargain...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 20 days ago 2,793 reads 0 comments

  10. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Game Times, TV and Live-Stream Coverage for Friday

    The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to steamroll their competition in the NBA playoffs and travel to Canada where the Toronto Raptors hope to slow down the defending champions...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 20 days ago 3,501 reads 0 comments

  11. B/R Kicks: The Best Playoff Sneakers Worn so Far

    With the NBA playoffs in full swing, our mission at Bleacher Report Kicks was to bring you some of the best kicks worn thus far by your favorite NBA stars. This list is filled with some of the usual suspects plus a few outlier choices...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 20 days ago 13,318 reads 0 comments

  12. DeMar DeRozan Says He'd Give $100 to Someone Who Can Stop LeBron James

    Following another dominant performance by LeBron James in the Cleveland Cavaliers ' 125-103 Game 2 playoff win over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan was left searching for answers...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 days ago 166,906 reads 0 comments

  13. Biggest Takeaways from Last Night's NBA Playoff Action

    Wednesday's NBA playoff action proceeded according to plan...as long as your plan included the Cleveland Cavaliers hammering the Toronto Raptors and the San Antonio Spurs sharpening up after a Game 1 blowout loss to the Houston Rockets...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 21 days ago 34,210 reads 0 comments

  14. Spurs, Cavaliers' Blowout Wins Highlight Wednesday's 2017 NBA Action

    The defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers flexed their muscles with another win against the Toronto Raptors, and the San Antonio Spurs bounced back in their series with the Houston Rockets during Wednesday's NBA playoff action...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 11,719 reads 0 comments

  15. Flipping the Script vs. Cavs Begins with the Raptors' Backcourt

    The Toronto Raptors are 8-2 all time in playoff games when Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan score at least 20 points apiece...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 21 days ago 41,831 reads 0 comments

  16. LeBron James Leads Cavaliers to Dominant Game 2 Win vs. Raptors

    A year ago, the Toronto Raptors went down 2-0 to the Cleveland Cavaliers before winning their first two home games and making it a series. They'll have to hope history repeats itself in 2017...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 21 days ago 13,375 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: TV, Live-Stream Coverage for Wednesday's Semis

    The conference semifinals are off to a quick start, as we enter Wednesday for a pair of Game 2 matchups featuring the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors and the San Antonio Spurs vs...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 22 days ago 1,601 reads 0 comments

  18. LeBron James Has Gone from Dominant to Officially Toying with the Competition

    CLEVELAND—There's an adage thrown around the Cleveland Cavaliers , one that can predict their wins and losses without having even watched a minute of the game...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 23 days ago 93,094 reads 0 comments

  19. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Guide Cavaliers to Dominant Game 1 Win vs. Raptors

    LeBron James was at his best and kept the Cleveland Cavaliers rolling in the playoffs Monday. The Cavs earned a 116-105 Game 1 win over the Toronto Raptors in a contest that wasn't as close as the final score indicates...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 23 days ago 20,241 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Playoffs 2017: Complete Monday TV Schedule, Odds and Predictions

    A pair of superstars finished off the first round and got the second started Sunday night. To conclude a thrilling first round of NBA playoff action, Gordon Hayward dropped 26 points on the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7 as the Utah Jazz advanced...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 23 days ago 1,887 reads 0 comments

  21. Would Golden State Warriors Rather Play Utah Jazz or LA Clippers in 2nd Round?

    A broom would have sufficed for the Golden State Warriors' first-round sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers. The reigning Western Conference champions broke out a steamroller instead and pulverized their opponents...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 27 days ago 36,708 reads 0 comments

  22. Raptors Advance with 92-89 Game 6 Win vs. Bucks, Nearly Blow 25-Point Lead

    The Toronto Raptors advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs Thursday, but nothing was easy about it...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 12,833 reads 0 comments

  23. Milwaukee Bucks or Toronto Raptors: Who Should Cavaliers Want to Avoid?

    Following their opening-round sweep of the Indiana Pacers, the Cleveland Cavaliers have plenty of time to prepare for the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 28 days ago 22,381 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Updated Bracket Dates, TV Network List and More

    Heading into the opening round of the NBA playoffs, there were two primary certainties: 1. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers would win...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 9,111 reads 0 comments