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Raptors player ratings for the Heat series

  The Toronto Raptors did it. They made it past the second round, they overcame a strong and well supported Miami team, they made their first conference final in franchise history, and they continue to make history in what is now undeniably their greatest season. These are my grades for some of the members of … Read moreRaptors player ratings for the Heat series

Post-Game Report Card: Raptors beat the Heat, advance to East finals

We made it Raptor fans. Exhale, celebrate, hug your friends & family tight because the Toronto Raptors are going to the Eastern Conference Finals. For some of you, you weren’t there for all the playoff let-downs and bitter disappointments. But the rest of you were and you know exactly how much this means to all … Read morePost-Game Report Card: Raptors beat the Heat, advance to East finals

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look to win another Game 7 against Miami Heat

The Toronto Raptors are back at it again with another chance to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history. They’ll have to do it though against three-time NBA Champion Dwayne Wade and his Miami Heat in Game 7. It’s been a replica of round one with the Raptors dropping … Read moreGame Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look to win another Game 7 against Miami Heat

Toronto Raptors will try winning series against Miami Heat in Game 6

The Toronto Raptors have a chance to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history, with a win today against the Miami Heat in Game 6. After winning Game 5 with a 99-91 victory and taking a 3-2 series lead, the Raptors will be trying to close out the series … Read moreToronto Raptors will try winning series against Miami Heat in Game 6

DeMarre Carroll questionable for Game 6

The Toronto Raptors have updated us on the status of combo-forward and defensive specialist DeMarre Carroll. Carroll left Wednesday’s Game 5 late in the third quarter with an apparent left wrist injury after colliding with Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic. Carroll came down hard on the wrist while trying to brace himself from the ensuing fall. Here’s the play … Read moreDeMarre Carroll questionable for Game 6

Game day preview: Raptors try to forget Monday ever happened

After Monday’s hideous Game 4, which saw the Toronto Raptors blow a late lead and falter in overtime against the Miami Heat, this second-round series feels something like this: The series is once again tied, and both teams are likely looking to just get Game 5 started so they erase the memory of what was yet another ugly, inefficient … Read moreGame day preview: Raptors try to forget Monday ever happened

Toronto Raptors’ Valanciunas out for rest of Heat series, Whiteside listed day-to-day

Jonas Valancuinas wil miss the remainder of the Toronto Raptors versus Miami Heat second round Eastern Conference series, after spraining his right ankle in Game 3. Losing Valanciunas is a tough blow for the Raptors, who will miss the 15 points on 55 per cent shooting, 12.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks he’s contributed in the playoffs. … Read moreToronto Raptors’ Valanciunas out for rest of Heat series, Whiteside listed day-to-day

VIDEO: Dwyane Wade continues to shoot around during Canadian national anthem

If you didn’t already have enough reasons to hate the Miami Heat and Dwyane Wade, here is another one. Below is a clip of Wade blatantly continuing to shoot around as the Canadian national anthem plays. If this were the other way around, you bet there would be an American outcry. Pretty disrespectful if you ask me. On top of that, … Read moreVIDEO: Dwyane Wade continues to shoot around during Canadian national anthem

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to regain home court in Game 2

  After another nail-biting finish in overtime, The Toronto Raptors were able to come out on top and take Game 2 to even the series. Now the Raptors take their talents to South Beach in hopes of continuing their momentum against the Miami Heat. Game 2 was a story of yet another blown lead for … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors look to regain home court in Game 2

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors down Miami, even series 1-1

In game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals match up, the Toronto Raptors managed to even the series in what was another highly competitive game against an experienced Miami Heat squad, 96-92. The second game of this series was forced into another overtime. However, it was the Dinos that pulled away to even the series 1-1. Miami … Read morePost Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors down Miami, even series 1-1