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Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors Try to Keep Up Playoff Momentum Against Magic

With ten games remaining in the scheduled the Toronto Raptors are set to face the Orlando Magic on the road. The Raptors are in a rare position having clinched their first playoff birth in quite a number of years, however the work is not done for this team. The doubters have only just started voicing … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to clinch a playoff berth against the Celtics

Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images This is the game Toronto Raptors fans have been waiting for. It has been six years since the Raptors made the playoffs. With a win tonight over the Boston Celtics in the second game of a home-and-home, the Raptors will officially clinch a playoff berth. To have it happen in … Read more

Why This Year’s Raptors Squad Offers Hope For The Future

 The Toronto Raptors have existed for 19 years. Throughout their entire history they have made the playoffs five times, advanced to the second round once, and have only won a single division crown. This year’s team looks to be one of the few good teams in franchise history. They are offering promise not only for this season, but for future seasons … Read more

Post Game Report: Toronto Raptors Unable to Sweep Thunder, lose 119-118

The Toronto Raptors lose a close one in double overtime to a Kevin Durant game-winner; sounds familiar doesn’t it? The Raptors now drop to 38-30, while the Oklahoma City Thunder run away with the season series split. Despite struggling to score throughout the game, the Raptors’ defence and timely plays led by Greivis Vasquez, DeMar … Read more

Exclusive Interview: John Salmons and Landry Fields talk hoops and faith

Athletes in Action hosted an event called “Faith in Sports: It’s a Rap” last Wednesday night at the University of Toronto. Toronto Raptors forwards John Salmons and Landry Fields joined PA announcer Herbie Kuhn to open up about faith and basketball. Here are the exclusive video highlights we captured. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel!

John Salmons on the beginning and end of his NBA career

Landry Fields on picking up basketball and playing in major media markets

John Salmons and Landry Fields talk about their favourite players

Herbie Kuhn on Raptors pre-game chapel

Landry Fields and John Salmons on fatherhood

Post Game Report: Costly Mistakes Hurt In the End, Raptors Fall 101-97

The Toronto Raptors drop to 35-27, after losing a close one to the Brooklyn Nets. The Raptors were impressive to start the game, going on a 9-0 run, and forcing Jason Kidd to talk things over when the Raps jumped to an early 10-point lead. However, the second quarter came, where the Claws lost all … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors Face Kings In Familiar Matchup

The Toronto Raptors are set to host the Sacramento Kings in a homecoming of sorts, tonight at 7PM EST. Rudy Gay, Quincy Acy and Aaron Gray will make their first return to the Air Canada Centre since the trade for Patrick Patterson, John Salmons, Chuck Hayes and Greivis Vasquez on December 9th. In the stretch of games following the multi-player deal, the Raptors (33-26) have … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors Head To Rip City To Battle Blazers

Less than 24 hours after emerging victorious in the Mile High City versus the Denver Nuggets, the Toronto Raptors will suit up to take on the Portland Trailblazers at the Moda Center. This matchup against the Blazers will be the second game of this five game road trip for Toronto. The Raptors (25-21) – who happen to be … Read more

The Case for DeMar DeRozan and the All-Star Game

Five years in the league, and DeMar DeRozan has grown into a leader on this Toronto Raptors team hoping to make the playoffs after a 5 year drought. Not only is DeRozan trying to will this team into winning ways, but he’s also making a case to be as a potential All-Star reserve selection. If … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors Host Surging Brooklyn Nets

Don’t look now, but the path to the Atlantic Division title doesn’t seem like it’s going to be a cakewalk for the Toronto Raptors anymore. Suddenly, the Brooklyn Nets are arguably the hottest squad in the Association, and they’re slowly but surely starting to look like a decent team again. Since the calendar turned the page … Read more