1. Williams on 6th Man Role: 'You Just Can't Stop'

    TORONTO — Jamal Crawford came into the NBA hoping to be a starter. Teams usually do not spend lottery picks on players that they think will come off of the bench, and Crawford was picked eighth overall in 2000...

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  2. Casey: 'Loved the Way We Bounced Back'

    All it took was a 20-point first-quarter deficit for the Raptors to re-locate the swagger that had been missing from their game...

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  3. Patterson Provides Huge Spark for Raptors

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  4. Raptors Come Back Down 20, Blow Past Clips 123-107

    TORONTO (AP) DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Kyle Lowry had 21 and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a 20-point deficit to beat the Clippers 123-107 Friday night, handing slumping Los Angeles its fourth loss in five games...

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  5. Rumor: Raptors Interested in David West

    David West has a player option this summer and the uncertainty over this leaves the Indiana Pacers in an uncomfortable situation...

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  6. DeRozan Fined for Excessive Contact vs. Nets

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for making excessive contact with Brooklyn Nets forward Bojan Bogdanovic...

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  7. DeRozan Fined for Excessive Contact vs. Nets

    Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for making excessive contact with Nets guard-forward Bojan Bogdanovic on 2/4...

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  8. Are Raptors Less Likely to Win When Drake Sits Courtside?

    Drake has never tried to keep his basketball fandom a secret. Whether he's staying cozy under Lebron's wing, or pawing at Bruno Caboclo from his courtside seats, Aubrey wears his fanaticism for the sport on the sleeves of an overly wooly sweater...

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  9. Raptors Eye David West, Taj Gibson, Faried?

    The Raptors are “sniffing around” for an upgrade at power forward, writes Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, who hears from league sources who mention.....

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  10. Frustration Gets Better of Raps in Loss to Nets

    With one minute left in a game that the Raptors trailed by 15, DeMar DeRozan sent Nets guard Bojan Bogdanovic to the deck with a body check in transition, a lazy play that gave him a head start to the showers...

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  11. Raptors' Defense Porous in Loss to Nets

    The anger is palpable as is the concern, the worry is there and the level of frustration is at a season-high level...

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  12. Watch: Lowry Hits Ross for Half-Court Alley-Oop

    There are few things more amazing than a beautiful half court alley-oop and during tonight's Raptors - Nets game, we got ourselves one...

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  13. Why Valanciunas Isn't Playing in 4th Quarters

    TORONTO — Dwane Casey has become a Seattle Seahawks fan. Casey's permanent residence is in Seattle, and he has developed a relationship with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll over the last few years, even spending some time at training camp...

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  14. Toronto Raptors' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for February

    The 33-16 Toronto Raptors should be looking at their 11-game schedule in February with mixed emotions. They'll be happy knowing they get some semblance of a break in the middle of the month for NBA All-Star weekend...

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  15. Raptors Play 'stinker' Against Bucks Just as the Schedule Is Set to Get Tougher

    ORONTO — Over the weekend, the Toronto Raptors scored 247 points in 106 minutes, a pair of overtime wins in Brooklyn and Washington . They put up those gaudy numbers despite playing a pair of terrible fourth quarters...

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  16. Raptors Stretch Win Streak to Six vs. Wizards: Griffin

    WASHINGTON—It was always going to be a true test for the Raptors on Saturday, coming to the Verizon Center riding a five-game win streak...

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  17. Raptors Blow Lead over Wizards, Win in Overtime for Second Straight Night

    Kyle Lowry scored 23 points and the streaking Toronto Raptors won in overtime for the second consecutive night after losing a large second-half lead, defeating the Washington Wizards 120-116 on Saturday...

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  18. Raptors PF James Johnson out Saturday, MRI Results Pending

    Raptors power forward James Johnson will not play in Saturday's game against the Wizards due to a hamstring injury, TSN.ca reports......

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  19. James Johnson (Hamstring) out vs. the Wizards

    Head coach Dwane Casey says pre-game that James Johnson is out tonight vs. the Wizards (strained right hamstring)...

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  20. Despite No All-Star Bid, DeRozan Shining

    BROOKLYN — He would never come right out and say it because he loathes controversy and creating drama, but DeMar DeRozan feels slighted at not making a repeat trip to the all-star ...

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  21. Casey Preaches Positivity as Raptors Win Fifth Straight

    For the third time in three days, Dwane Casey took control of the narrative, channelling his inner Aaron Rodgers in delivering a message to those who have been especially critical of his team recently...

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  22. Raptors Rally, Take Down Nets in Overtime

    Competing at Barclays Center for the first time since losing Game 6 of last year's first-round playoff series, the Raptors seemed not to be thinking about that post-season disappointment, beating the Nets 127-122 in overtime...

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  23. Raptors Blow Big Lead, Edge Nets 127-122 in Overtime

    DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points, Amir Johnson made the tiebreaking basket with 41 seconds left in overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 127-122 on Friday night...

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  24. Report: Johnson out vs. Nets with Hamstring Strain

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  25. TOR's Johnson a Victim of Circumstance When It Comes to Falling Playing Time

    TORONTO — Good seasons are just as long as bad seasons. It might not feel like it to fans of teams more inclined to lose than otherwise, but it is true: They take the same amount of time and everything, right up until the playoffs start...

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