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Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors fall to Hawks

The Toronto Raptors fail to sweep their season series against the Atlanta Hawks, losing 95-87. The Raptors did cut the lead to three points in the fourth quarter, but Atlanta was able to go on a 10-5 run in the final three minutes of the game. Tonight’s loss does have a silver lining: DeMarre Carroll returned to action for the … Read morePost Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors fall to Hawks

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look to take down Hawks

The Toronto Raptors look to sweep their season series against the Atlanta Hawks at the Philips Arena, starting at 8 p.m. EST. The Raptors (52-25) are on the first night of a back-to-back, returning home tomorrow to play the Indiana Pacers. The third-seeded Hawks (46-32) are looking to distance themselves from Boston and Miami in a crowded race for the … Read moreGame Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look to take down Hawks

Post Game Report Card: Raptors finally get win #50, overcome Hawks late rally

Tonight, the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Atlanta Hawks 105-97, achieving their 50th win of the year for the first time in franchise history. Raptors fans every are glowing with a smile that spans from ear to ear. But, let’s not forget the real goal for the Dinos – getting out of the first round. The Raps … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors finally get win #50, overcome Hawks late rally

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors triumph over Hawks in tightly contested affair

The Toronto Raptors narrowly escaped the clutches of the Atlanta Hawks winning 104-96. This was a good gear shifting game against some solid competition as the team prepares for the playoffs.The Raps held the hawks to under 100 points which is a positive sign for the direction of the defence moving forward. DeMar DeRozan led … Read morePost Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors triumph over Hawks in tightly contested affair

The Toronto Raptors’ Roster Versatility

With the NBA off-season nearing its end, the Toronto Raptors roster is pretty much summed up, with Masai Ujiri making the last couple deals by signing younger players to fill out the training camp roster. From the acquisitions Ujiri made, the Raptors’ roster has now been shaped differently. Along with the starting line-up, there’s additional bench … Read moreThe Toronto Raptors’ Roster Versatility

Paul Pierce already trash talking the Raptors

Playoff fever is heating up the NBA as the regular season winds down tonight. One of the Toronto Raptors’ most high profile nemeses, Paul Pierce is already throwing shade at the team he helped sink in the first round last year as a member of the Brooklyn Nets. It appears he is looking to do … Read morePaul Pierce already trash talking the Raptors

Game Day Preview: Raptors to take on Eastern Conference best Hawks

The Toronto Raptors end the longest All-Star break in NBA history, and start it off with a challenge against the Eastern conference’s best Atlanta Hawks. The Raptors (36-17) went into the break on an excellent note, beating three of the league’s best it has to offer. On the other hand, the Hawks (43-11) are off … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors to take on Eastern Conference best Hawks

Post Game Report Card: Raptors embarrassed by Hawks at home

It’s too bad the fans don’t get pizza for the opponent scoring over 100 points because this was a tough game to sit through. The Toronto Raptors were embarrassed on their home court losing 110-89 against the Eastern conference leading Atlanta Hawks. With the win, the Hawks extend their league leading winning streak to 11 … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors embarrassed by Hawks at home

Game Day Preview: Scorching Raptors head to Atlanta

Apologies for the late preview here. The  Toronto Raptors are 12-2. That means they have won 12 out of 14 games thus far. I don’t know about you, but it’s a bit hard to process. The mediocre Atlanta Hawks are in town. It’s weird going into games like this  expecting as opposed to hoping for a win. So Atlanta is 7-5, … Read moreGame Day Preview: Scorching Raptors head to Atlanta

Post game report card: Raptors edge out Hawks in season opener

Game Eight of the Toronto Raptors‘ postseason run was certainly a wild one. With the home crowd behind them in full force, the team pulled away from its opponents in dramatic fashion to win the crucial matchup. What’s that? The playoffs ended six months ago? Well, the way things looked tonight against the Atlanta Hawks, Toronto’s 109-102 … Read morePost game report card: Raptors edge out Hawks in season opener