1. Chris Bosh and Andrea Bargnani: Toronto Raptors' Killer Bs Are Back

    Last season as the Raptors were sliding out of playoff contention, our enthusiastic Raptors TV announcer Matt Devlin turned the phrase “The Killer Bs...

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  2. Raptors-Pistons: The First Big Test

    On Wednesday night at the ACC, the Toronto Raptors face off against one of their primary competitors for a playoff spot this April...

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  3. Jay Triano's Plan for the Toronto Raptors: Almost Good Enough

    For those who have watched Raptors’ head coach Jay Triano in the recent Raptors TV programming and in post game interviews it should have become clear that the team’s defensive game plan is to protect the paint first...

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  4. Can The Toronto Raptors' Jarrett Jack Play Shooting Guard?

    In a game that could only be described as an ugly early season display of poor play and bad defense by the Toronto Raptors and the Memphis Grizzlies, everything came down to the last five minutes ...

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  5. Preview: Toronto Raptors Veterans Face Off Against the Kids From Memphis

    How often will the Toronto Raptors be listed as the “veteran” team going into a NBA contest this season? Tonight in Memphis will be one of those nights...

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  6. Toronto Raptors Pick Up Marco Belinelli's Player Option for 2010-11

    The Toronto Raptors have officially announced they picked up the fourth-year option on Marco Belinelli's rookie contract on Raptors.com. Belinelli is now under contract with the Raptors through the 2010-11 season...

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  7. Why Reggie Evans Missing the Toronto Raptors Home Opener Matters

    On most teams when a player expected to average 12 to 18 minutes per game is lost due to injury, it isn’t considered to be a big deal...

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  8. Toronto Raptors Fans Feeling the Fear!

    Following the latest embarrassment in Minnesota, the Raptors ended the preseason with just two wins and six losses. Worse, Hedo Turkoglu left the game early after tweaking an ankle and the Raptors’ abysmal three-point shooting continued...

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  9. Chris Bosh Ends Preseason Ready To Go

    The Toronto Raptors finished the preseason with another loss, 90-98. This time to the lowly and under-manned Minnesota Timberwolves...

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  10. Is 2010 Jose Calderon's All-Star Year?

    While almost everyone would agree that Jose Calderon’s 2008-09 season was a disappointment, if one only looks at his statistics, last season was just another step forward in his NBA career...

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  11. Hedo Turkoglu More Than a Screen and Roll King for Toronto Raptors

    Hidayet “Hedo” Turkoglu, still stuck with the Turkish Michael Jordan tag, was acquired by the Toronto Raptors on July 9, 2009 in a free agent turned complicated sign and trade deal...

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  12. Toronto Raptors' Marcus Banks Told to Stay Away

    There’s a new rash of players being told to stay away from their teams this season in the NBA and fans should expect this list to grow and to include some very big names...

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  13. Raptors-Celtics: Preseason Rematch, Positives For Both Teams

    OK, both teams did not win the game. But both teams should be happy with the result. Certain players on the Raptors may disagree, but that’s not the story here. Neither was the final score of 101 Celtics, 82 Raptors...

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  14. Toronto Raptors Will Bounce Back in 2009-10

    At the Gate Five studio during the Raptors TV program for Thursday night’s preseason game against the Houston Rockets, TV Analyst Leo Rautins made the bold observation that with nine new ...

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  15. Raptors vs. Rockets: Toronto's Defense, Looking Like Last Season

    In in game they should have won, played against a team they should have beaten, the Raptors gave the sparse crowd at the ACC a stark reminder of why they were so unsuccessful last season...

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  16. Chris Bosh Has 20 at the Half, but Toronto Needs a Whole Lot More vs. Boston

    In yet another preseason scrimmage where the starters played limited minutes and coaches were holding tryouts for players trying to crack their team’s rotation, there was some decent basketball being played...

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  17. Over 30 in the NBA: Why Signing Hedo Turkoglu Makes Sense

    In one of several big name signings this off season in the NBA, the Toronto Raptors signed the 30-year-old Hedo Turkoglu to a five-year $50 million plus contract...

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  18. The Fight for Minutes: Sonny Weems Impresses

    Perhaps the biggest beneficiary of Antoine Wright’s unfortunate incident in the Raven’s gym during training camp has been Sonny Weems...

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  19. From Row E at the ACC: Toronto Raptors vs Washington Wizards

    On a cold afternoon during the Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend, a sparse crowd of happy Raptors fans enjoyed a preseason scrimmage between the Washington Wizards and the Toronto Raptors...

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  20. Raptors-Timberwolves: Bosh Plays Friday, Raptors Win!

    In the first non-televised Raptors preseason game this year, the Raptors won in convincing fashion 112 to 97 over the T-wolves...

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  21. Toronto Raptors: Alvin Williams, Toughness Coach

    Towards the end of last season the still popular and once former Raptors player, Alvin Williams started showing up on the sidelines at Raptor games...

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  22. From Row E at the ACC: Toronto Raptors Preseason Home Opener

    The Raptors had a home opener of sorts at the ACC on Wednesday night. No the building wasn’t full nor was it especially loud like it will be on the 28th. But a lot of people did come out to watch two teams prepare for the regular season...

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  23. An Early Line on the NBA's Atlantic Division

    While making predictions before the completion of the preseason is a muggs game. Fool-hearty at best! Some things should becoming clear. Boston is still good! Very good! And everyone else in the Atlantic Division has gone through change...

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  24. NBA 2009-10: "I'll Prove-it" Team!

    As yet another NBA season approaches, there are a number of key players who have said or have done something that puts them onto the NBA’s “I’ll Prove-it Team...

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  25. Toronto Raptors: The Case for Antoine Wright

    Antoine Wright was acquired in the complex sign and trade deal that brought Hedo Turkoglu to Toronto on July 9, 2009. Touted as a defensive specialist, he seemed to be the type of player that the Raptors needed to add to their roster...

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