1. Do the Toronto Raptors Have a Prayer Against the Cleveland Cavaliers?

    Congratulations are in order for the two top seeds in the NBA 's Eastern Conference. First to the Toronto Raptors , who booked their first-ever conference finals berth with Sunday's 116-89 Game 7 victory over the Miami Heat ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 12 days ago 181,268 reads 603 comments

  2. Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan Finding Momentum at the Right Time for Toronto Raptors

    The Toronto Raptors never lost confidence in struggling All-Stars Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan —mostly because they trust their talents, partly because it's too late to completely rework the offensive pecking order...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 16 days ago 15,331 reads 60 comments

  3. DeMarre Carroll Injury: Updates on Raptors Forward's Wrist and Return

    Toronto Raptors forward DeMarre Carroll suffered a left wrist contusion in the third quarter of Wednesday's Game 5 against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Semifinals...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 16 days ago 21,403 reads 42 comments

  4. Bismack Biyombo Goes Back-to-Back-to-Back with Putback, Rejection and Slam

    Amar'e Stoudemire was just the appetizer. Bismack Biyombo is feasting on the Miami Heat in Game 5. With just under five minutes left in the first half, the Toronto Raptors big man enjoyed three consecutive courses...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 16 days ago 4,668 reads 7 comments

  5. Carmelo Anthony Says He'll Remain with Knicks for 2016-17 Season

    New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is not planning on wearing a different uniform when the 2016-17 season begins. Speaking to Yahoo Finance on Wednesday at the TechCrunch Disrupt Summit (via ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 16 days ago 24,965 reads 206 comments

  6. McLovin Actor Gets in Epic Twitter Feud with Knicks Writer

    Who knew Christopher Mintz -Plasse was such a Twitter phenom? The 26-year-old actor, who famously played McLovin in Superbad , perhaps inadvertently started ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 17 days ago 99,459 reads 27 comments

  7. Bismack Biyombo Puts Amar'e Stoudemire on a Poster in Game 4

    Bismack Biyombo had no regard for whoever stood between him and the rim on Monday night—and unfortunately for Amar'e Stoudemire, that was him...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 18 days ago 2,070 reads 3 comments

  8. Toronto Raptors Need DeMar DeRozan to Follow Kyle Lowry's Lead

    MIAMI — Kyle Lowry's return to All-Star form during Game 3 helped the Toronto Raptors reclaim home-court advantage in their second-round series with the Miami Heat ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 19 days ago 21,220 reads 67 comments

  9. Jonas Valanciunas Injury Update: Raptors Center Ruled Out for Heat Series

    The Toronto Raptors will be without center Jonas Valanciunas for the remainder of their second-round series against the Miami Heat , the team announced Sunday , as a result of the sprained right ankle he suffered in Saturday's Game 3...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 19 days ago 2,400 reads 0 comments

  10. Big Men or No, Heat-Raptors Will Be Decided by Dwyane Wade vs. Kyle Lowry

    MIAMI — Injuries flipped Game 3 of the Toronto Raptors - Miami Heat second-round series on its head. Superstar talents returned it to a predictable place...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 20 days ago 8,636 reads 34 comments

  11. Jonas Valanciunas Injury: Updates on Raptors Center's Ankle and Return

    Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas hadn't played since he suffered a sprained ankle against the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on May 7. However, he is ready to return...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 20 days ago 71,807 reads 159 comments

  12. Raptors Have 4 Players with 3 or More Steals in Game 2

    The Toronto Raptors had an interesting box score in Thursday's 96-92 win over the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, becoming the first team since the 2006-07 ...

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  13. Toronto Raptors Still Have Much to Prove After Averting Disaster in Game 2

    It was another dreadful game for the Toronto Raptors ' All-Star backcourt, but the supporting cast kept the contest from being an outright catastrophe. Despite failing to protect several late-game leads —namely being up four with 45...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 22 days ago 58,369 reads 234 comments

  14. Toronto Raptors Are Running Out of Time to Be Taken Seriously

    The Toronto Raptors entered the NBA playoffs seeking validation. What they have found is more cause for concern and confusion. Two consecutive first-round exits were supposedly behind them...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 23 days ago 22,332 reads 107 comments

  15. NBA Betting Preview: Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors Game 2 Odds, Analysis

    For the second straight playoff series, the Toronto Raptors lost Game 1 at home to put themselves in an early hole. After falling to the Miami Heat 102-96 in overtime as 3.5-point favorites, the Raptors are listed as 4...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 23 days ago 3,119 reads 0 comments

  16. Brilliant 2015-16 Season Cements Isaiah Thomas' Place in Boston Celtics' Future

    BOSTON — Just over one year ago, Isaiah Thomas was a surprise trade deadline acquisition for the Boston Celtics , his third team in only eight months after being dealt away by the Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns , respectively...

    Brian Robb Written by Brian Robb about 23 days ago 603 reads 0 comments

  17. DeRozan Passes Vince Carter as Raptors' All-Time Leading Playoff Scorer

    Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan passed Vince Carter to become the franchise's all-time leading playoff scorer during Tuesday's 102-96 overtime loss to the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 23 days ago 1,960 reads 9 comments

  18. Carmelo Anthony Comments on Olympics, Safety in Brazil and More

    New York Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony is coming off yet another disappointing NBA season after his team went 10-28 to finish the 2015-16 campaign at 32-50...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 24 days ago 11,391 reads 52 comments

  19. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    Fact: The Toronto Raptors have lost six straight Game 1's. They have also never won a Game 1 at home in the postseason (0-4 all time)...

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  20. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Boston Celtics

    Avery Bradley's hamstring injury left the Boston Celtics shorthanded against the Atlanta Hawks , leading to a 4-2 first-round series loss and a premature end to Boston's thrilling 2015-16 campaign ...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 25 days ago 2,543 reads 0 comments

  21. DeRozan Sets Raptors Record for Field-Goal Attempts in Playoff Game

    Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan set a single-game franchise playoff record with his 32 field-goal attempts in Sunday's 89-84 Game 7 victory over the Indiana Pacers , per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 25 days ago 515 reads 1 comments

  22. Raptors on the Brink of Playoff Disaster and Friday NBA Takeaways

    The Toronto Raptors fell 101-83 in Game 6 on Friday, failing to eliminate the Indiana Pacers in panic-inducing fashion...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 28 days ago 23,923 reads 102 comments

  23. Drake Surprises Raptors Fans Watching Game 6 at Jurassic Park with Halftime Show

    The Toronto Raptors headed to Indianapolis for Game 6 of their first-round series against the Indiana Pacers on Friday, but you can bet Drake held down the North...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 28 days ago 58,127 reads 106 comments

  24. Carmelo Anthony Says He's a Better Scorer Than LeBron James, Stephen Curry

    New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony has never lacked self-confidence, and that was evident Thursday when he made a lofty declaration on The Dan Patrick Show ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 28 days ago 77,713 reads 152 comments

  25. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Philadelphia 76ers

    The Philadelphia 76ers are not a very good basketball team. There probably isn’t going to be a lot of controversy over that statement. That they aren’t that far from being one probably is controversial...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 29 days ago 12,828 reads 37 comments