The Denver Nuggets won their fifth game in seven tries, topping the Brooklyn Nets 112-104 Tuesday night at the Pepsi Center to complete their first season sweep of 2017-18.
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Before last Sunday’s game at the Brooklyn Nets, Nuggets forward Paul Millsap passed along some simple advice to Jamal Murray.
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The Denver Nuggets put together their most dominant performance of the early season Wednesday in a 129-111 rout that wasn’t even that close.
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Jamal Murray exploded to the basket for a layup. Then Paul Millsap got free behind the 3-point line on two consecutive possessions, before knocking down a fadeaway jumper off one foot.
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Jonas Valanciunas played some of the best basketball of his career in the pre-season and to start the regular campaign, but a sprained left ankle has knocked him out of action for at least Monday’s game against San Antonio.
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The Toronto Raptors will play six times over the next 12 days, starting Monday in San Antonio. It is the longest trip of the season and even though the NBA has cut down significantly on back-to-back and three games in four night slogs, surviving and th…
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A rare Saturday night visit by the Philadelphia 76ers
brought a host of familiar faces to the ACC.
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The ACC was packed for a Saturday night of sporting action, but instead of the traditional Maple Leafs home date, the packed house – including Drake – was there to see some hoops.
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Delon Wright had himself a game in the season opener Thursday night, but to hear his teammates and coaches tell it we still haven’t seen the full Delon just yet.
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How much information can one parse from Toronto’s
season-opener against a Chicago Bulls team that isn’t
close to being a competitive NBA outfit at the moment?
Not a ton. About as much as you would from a pre-
season game, to be honest. Even Sherlock…
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Opening night had the expected result,
but the way the Raptors got there was
anything but expected.
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TORONTO — Dwane Casey is like an old piece of furniture. He fits the room. He’s easy, comfortable. You like the look.
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With 82 games awaiting them beginning
tonight, the Raptors story of 2017-18
has yet to begin.
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It would be easy to imagine DeMar
DeRozan balking at all this change talk
surrounding the Raptors.
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The anger runs deep within Kyle Lowry.
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It is difficult to be feared if you lack the spectre of overwhelming past playoff success to spook opponents with.
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The season is almost here and the Toronto Raptors have shown positive steps towards reinventing the approach they take to scoring in the NBA.
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When Raptors training camp began in early October, there was a lot to wonder about the 2017-18 edition.
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There’s an interesting bond developing on that second unit of the Toronto Raptors that could wind up being the key to a strong non-starters group, not to mention affording head coach Dwane Casey a less costly path to keeping Kyle Lowry’s minutes down.
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That’s a wrap on a shortened pre-season schedule that still seemed quite long enough. The Raptors finished 3-2, but the most important thing is nobody got injured – and rookie OG Anunoby actually returned to action far ahead of schedule.
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