1. NBA At the Half: Who's Hot, Who's Not?

    After this just-completed long weekend, almost every NBA team had now played 39-to-42 games.  The unofficial halfway point of the season has been reached. There are no real surprises in the top four teams from the East or the West...

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  2. Toronto Raptors: Defense Has Them Halfway to the Playoffs

    The Toronto Raptors closed out their 41st game of the season in style, embarrassing the Western Conference’s second-place team, the Dallas Mavericks, in a 110-88 beating...

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  3. Toronto Raptors Player Updates After 40 Games

    The Toronto Raptors found their form over the past 10 games, putting together a run of 7-3 to bring their record to 20-20...

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  4. Toronto Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo: Deal Maker

    As many have said before, the silly season is upon us and despite some misgivings from those who prefer news over rumor, trade speculation will run rampant until the trade deadline is past...

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  5. A Slow Start By the Toronto Raptors' Hedo Turkoglu Gets Slower in 2010

    When Hedo Turkoglu joined the Toronto Raptors in the summer of 2009, he had just completed the best two seasons of his career in Orlando...

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  6. Improving Toronto Raptors Have Yet To Join the Elite

    In the past 19 games, the 19-20 Toronto Raptors have shown themselves to be more than the 7-13 team that started out this 2009-10 NBA season...

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  7. Toronto Raptors Center Andrea Bargnani Breaking Out

    Not everyone believed that the Toronto Raptors No. 1 pick from 2006 would continue improving from his career-best season last year...

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  8. Will Jose Calderon Be Traded By the Toronto Raptors?

    With the NBA trade deadline less than 42 days away and several teams significantly under-performing expectations, some in outright disarray, trade speculation is ramping up to take over the “news” wires...

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  9. Raptors-Magic: Toronto Beats Orlando, the Referees, and Its Coach

    The Toronto Raptors took advantage of the slumping Orlando Magic Wednesday night to win their only game of the season’s series, 108-103. The Magic had defeated the Raptors three previous times already this season...

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  10. Chris Bosh: Is the Toronto Raptors All-Star Underappreciated?

    Chris Bosh has been selected to the Eastern conference All-Star team the past four consecutive years by the NBA coaches but has never been voted to start by the fans...

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  11. Toronto Raptors Point Guard Dilemma: Calderon Vs Jack Vs Banks

    Jay Triano has made the inevitable announcement that on Wednesday in Orlando the Toronto Raptors Jose Calderon will be returning to the lineup after an unexpectedly long absence due to injury...

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  12. Raptors v. Spurs: Andrea Bargnani Beats Tim Duncan at the ACC Again

    On the night Chris Bosh passed Vince Carter for the most points scored by a Toronto Raptors player, the Raptors beat the San Antonio Spurs 91-86 in a game decided by defense...

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  13. Celtics-Raptors: NBA Referees Win One for Boston

    No one can say the Boston Celtics didn’t play hard. They did! But some blatantly bad calls helped turn Tony Allen from an average backup guard who fouls at a rate of over six per 48 minutes, ...

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  14. NBA All-Star Voting System Must Be Broken

    Just in time for New Year’s Eve, the NBA released its most up-to-date 2010 All-Star voting results . And I’d like to think the results were a surprise. But sadly, they were not...

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  15. New Year's Resolutions for the Toronto Raptors

    On the eve of 2010 and with only 49 games left for the Toronto Raptors, what New Years Resolutions will they be making (fans hope): 10) Beat Boston In the first game of 2010 the Raptors will ...

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  16. Toronto Raptors: Buyers or Sellers in 2010?

    The New Orleans Hornets are making news, a.k.a. speculation, again as they lost on the road to Toronto, Chicago, and Houston over the past week and are now 3.5 games out of a playoff spot...

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  17. Toronto Raptors' Andrea Bargnani: It's Amore at the ACC

    An unusual thing happened during the recent Raptors home game against the Detroit Pistons. Raptors TV analyst Leo Rautins sent some “love” and support out to the Raptors former number one pick, Andrea Bargnani...

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  18. Toronto Raptors on Track for a 47-Win Season

    If you believe that Bryan Colangelo has been trying to recreate the 2006-07 version of the Toronto Raptors, then you will have noticed just how closely the 2009-10 Raptors have resembled that earlier version...

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  19. Toronto Raptors' Matt Devlin: Never Give Up on a Dream

    When you hear the stories about how some people made it in their chosen careers, the formula for success is often the same. Never, ever, for any reason, give up on your dream...

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  20. Raptors Player Updates After 30 Games

    The Toronto Raptors have had a wildly inconsistent start to the 2009-10 NBA season. After going 5-5 in their first 10 games, the Raptors went 2-8 in their next 10, and finally 6-4 in the last 10...

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  21. Toronto Raptors After 30 Games: Big Changes Happenning

    The “Jekyll & Hyde” Toronto Raptors closed out their last 10 games with two wins to achieve a respectable 6-4 mark and run their season record to 13-17...

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  22. Sonny Weems Is Soaring As Toronto Raptors Find a New Wing

    During the preseason, it became apparent that last year’s forgotten rookie on the Denver Nuggets was an outstanding athlete...

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  23. How the Toronto Raptor's Antoine Wright Has Disappeared

    It can now be officially confirmed; Antoine Wright is deep in Jay Triano’s doghouse! Even when up by 40 points in the fourth quarter against the New Jersey Nets, Wright could not get minutes in Jay Triano’s rotation...

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  24. Toronto Raptors' Softest Spot in the Schedule Starts Now

    The Toronto Raptors (11-17) have faced a tough start to the 2009-10 schedule. No team has played more games. No Eastern Conference team has faced a tougher Western Conference schedule. Only New Jersey has played more road games...

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  25. Jarrett Jack Leading the Toronto Raptors

    When Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo signed restricted free agent Jarrett Jack to a four-year, $20-million contract this summer, there was little doubt he overpaid, based on what Jack could have received from the Pacers...

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