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Post Game Report Card: Harden gets hot, torches Toronto Raptors for 40 points

After a strong first half against the Houston Rockets, the Toronto Raptors lost their composure down the stretch and ultimately lost 113-107. The Raptors led by as much as 18 points but the offensive onslaught delivered by James Harden and friends was just too much to contain. This was a tough one to drop for Toronto, bringing … Read morePost Game Report Card: Harden gets hot, torches Toronto Raptors for 40 points

Game Day Preview: DeRozan, Raptors face off against Harden, Rockets

Tonight, the Toronto Raptors hope to extend their home game winning streak to 13 as they play host to the Houston Rockets. The Raptors’ recent play has garnered them contender status as the regular season begins to wind down. The Dinos will be tested tonight as they face James Harden, Dwight Howard and the rest of the Rockets squad. The … Read moreGame Day Preview: DeRozan, Raptors face off against Harden, Rockets

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors will try to push winning streak to 11 games vs Pistons

It’s game day and the Toronto Raptors will look to improve upon their franchise best 10-game winning when they face the Detroit Pistons this evening. This will be the first meeting of the season between these ball clubs. With a win, the Raptors would also come away with a spotless record for this 7-game homestand. … Read moreGame Day Preview: Toronto Raptors will try to push winning streak to 11 games vs Pistons

Social Media Roundup: NBA, Toronto Raptors

This is the time of year that all NBA basketball fans dread. A time when the post free agency lull is in full effect in the world of hoops and we fruitlessly scour the web for any meaningful news. Alas, these are the dog days of summer. Nowadays one might resort to sitting through one … Read moreSocial Media Roundup: NBA, Toronto Raptors

Game Day Preview: Raptors set face Harden, Rockets

The Toronto Raptors and Houston Rockets will meet for the first time this season. Toronto is coming off an impressive trouncing of the Atlanta Hawks while the Rockets are trying to avoid losing their third straight game. In a battle of elite shooting guards, James Harden and DeMar DeRozan will likely put on a show … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors set face Harden, Rockets

Game Day Preview: First-place Raptors continue homestand against Magic

The league-leading Toronto Raptors (6-1) look to extend their best start in franchise history as they host the Orlando Magic (2-5) Tuesday night (7:30 p.m. EST) at the Air Canada Centre. Off the heels of a 120-88 beatdown of the Philadelphia 76ers Sunday evening, the Raptors are riding a four-game win streak and show no … Read moreGame Day Preview: First-place Raptors continue homestand against Magic

From Question Mark to Exclamation Point: Jonas Valanciunas

His name is Jonas Valanciunas From the Land of Sabonis and Zydrunas Lithuania, like Linas and Sarunas Won’t see him in no commercial eating Noodles Viscous, like a lion, eating a poodle Jump shot, so much sweeter, than apple strudel Doubt him, I dare you,  Now that’d be foolish Valanciunas in Toronto on some new … Read moreFrom Question Mark to Exclamation Point: Jonas Valanciunas

Game Day Preview: It’s Showtime! Raps vs. Lakers in Hollywood

 Pre-Game: Coming off of a blowout win against the Suns, the Toronto Raptors (24-38) now come into an extremely tough game. The Los Angeles Lakers have been on a tear as of late behind the face of the franchise, Kobe Bryant. They are also coming off a tremendous 20-point comeback effort against the Hornets. The … Read moreGame Day Preview: It’s Showtime! Raps vs. Lakers in Hollywood

Game-Day Preview: Raptors Play Host To Kobe And The Lakers

The Toronto Raptors (14-26) hope to bounce back from Friday’s heartbreaking loss against another struggling team, the Los Angeles Lakers (17-22). This will be Steve Nash’s first and only visit to Toronto this year. Kid Canada is a favourite in Toronto and fans might recall Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo aggressively targeting Nash this past summer. … Read moreGame-Day Preview: Raptors Play Host To Kobe And The Lakers