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Game Day Preview: Raptors visit depleted Pelicans

Hoping to bounce back after a really ugly loss against the Houston Rockets just two nights ago, the Toronto Raptors (37-18) will do battle with the depleted New Orleans Pelicans (28-27). Sounds familiar, right? That’s because it is. Back in January when Toronto and New Orleans met to play, the Raptors were coming off an embarrassing 110-89 … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors activate panic mode with loss vs Pelicans

Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday, the #Pelicans' two best players are out. Should be a #Raptors win. #rtz #WeTheNorth — Raptors Cage (@RaptorsCage) January 18, 2015 The Toronto Raptors have lost once more. Their only wins of 2015 have been against the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics. That’s very, very concerning. This has to be the low point of the season.There … Read more

Game Day Preview: Raptors Look To Extend Winning Streak Over Pelicans

The Toronto Raptors, losers of seven of their past nine games, have been floundering as of late but have an advantageous opportunity to halt the skid in an afternoon tilt against the visiting New Orleans Pelicans. Toronto (26-13), has won six straight over New Orleans (19-20) by an average margin of seven points and the … Read more

Raps Sign Greg Stiemsma to a One Year Deal

The Toronto Raptors have added yet another player to their already overcrowded roster. They’ve most recently signed the free agent big man Greg Stiemsma to a deal reportedly worth $1 million dollars for a year of Stiemsma service. Stiemsma stands 6’11, weighing 260 lbs and last played for the New Orleans Pelicans where he averaged over 18 minutes … Read more

Post-Game: Raptors Grind it Out Against the Pelicans to Earn Comeback Win

Second-half defence helped the Toronto Raptors recover from a poor start and defeat the New Orleans Pelicans, 107-100. Toronto (38-29) ended a two-game skid and earned the season sweep of New Orleans (27-40). DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry combined for 54 points for Toronto. The defensive pressure of Amir Johnson and Tyler Hansbrough—who got the … Read more

Post-Game Report Card: Lowry, Patterson help Raps fend off Pelicans

After finishing a discouraging 2-3 on their five-game Western road-trip, the Toronto Raptors bounced back with a win against the New Orleans Pelicans tonight, 108-101. While falling behind by a substantial amount became a norm throughout that road-trip, the Raptors assured themselves a quick start tonight, outscoring the Pelicans 31-20 after the opening quarter. Despite … Read more