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4 Takeaways From The Japan Games

If you were among the fans who were less inclined to wake up at a nonsensical time to watch the Raptors and Rockets square off in Tokyo, you’re forgiven. Yes, it’s just pre-season, however watching our squad play 2 moderately competitive 48-minute basketball games against NBA talent beats watching snippets of Pascal Siakam break down … Read more4 Takeaways From The Japan Games

What is Norman Powell’s potential?

Since the Toronto Raptors have been without DeMarre Carroll, they’ve been forced to experiment with different starting lineups. As of recently, these starting lineups have featured rookie sensation, Norman Powell. While this promotion is almost definitely temporary, the question is put forth: what is Norm’s long-term potential? While the young guard has excelled in his rookie season … Read moreWhat is Norman Powell’s potential?

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors lose to Harden and the Rockets

The Toronto Raptors lost to the Houston Rockets 112-109, behind James Harden‘s triple-double. DeMar DeRozan, who led the Raptors with 18 points, was ejected from the game at the 2:55 mark of the fourth quarter after arguing with a referee. Kyle Lowry followed, getting ejected with 25.5 seconds left in the game. The Rockets now have … Read morePost Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors lose to Harden and the Rockets

Game Day Preview: DeRozan, Raptors take on Harden, Rockets in Houston

DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors begin their first game of back-to-back as they face off against James Harden and the Houston Rockets. The last match up between the 2 teams took place in Toronto and resulted in the Rockets ending the Raps’ 12 game winning streak at the ACC, 113-107. However, the score doesn’t tell the story … Read moreGame Day Preview: DeRozan, Raptors take on Harden, Rockets in Houston

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

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors defeat Rockets in a nail-biter behind career night from DeRozan

The Toronto Raptors welcomed the Houston Rockets into the Air Canada Centre for a much anticipated matchup against the Western conference powerhouse. The Raptors started off slow in this game as Houston came out and dictated the pace of the game with their defensive intensity. Toronto was slow to match the compete level of the … Read morePost Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors defeat Rockets in a nail-biter behind career night from DeRozan

Post game report card: Raptors downed by Rockets

What’s that?  You want a summary of the Toronto Raptors’ 76-98 loss at the hands of the Houston Rockets? Turnovers. For the most part that should suffice.  It was an ugly one from the start with both teams wasting possessions and minimally producing on offense.  The Raps’ normally-reliable backcourt duo of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan failed to establish a rhythm in … Read morePost game report card: Raptors downed by Rockets

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: Raptors take on top-ranked Grizzlies

In a clash of early-season titans, the East-leading Toronto Raptors (8-2) host the West-leading Memphis Grizzlies (10-1) Wednesday night (7:30 p.m. EST) at the Air Canada Centre. After taking the past three days off, the well-rested Raptors have quite the task ahead of them. They are set to take on a Memphis team that won … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors take on top-ranked Grizzlies