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Toronto Raptors News

Sep 22

The Wozbag: What’s brewing with Bruno? … and more Raptors questions answered

The Toronto Raptors will kick off Season No. 23 on Monday with media day, before flying to Victoria to begin training camp.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/09/22/the-wozbag-whats-brewing-with-bruno--and-more-raptors-questions-answered

Sep 18

Raptors among NBA teams linked to new esports league

TORONTO — Could the day come where more people watch the video game avatars of average folks than superstar NBA athletes?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/09/18/raptors-among-nba-teams-involved-in-new-esports-league

Sep 14

The DeRozan paradox: Raptors can’t progress unless old-school star adapts

TORONTO — During the first round of last season’s NBA playoffs, as the Toronto Raptors were yet again struggling to put away a weaker opponent, I had a conversation with a member of the basketball operations team.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/09/13/the-derozan-paradox-raptors-cant-progress-unless-old-school-star-adapts

Sep 12

‘F SI’: Raptors’ DeRozan unhappy with Sports Illustrated for pre-season rating

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan appears unimpressed after climbing 10 places to No. 36 in Sports Illustrated’s annual NBA player ratings.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/09/12/f-si-raptors-derozan-unhappy-again-at-sports-illustrated-for-pre-season-rating

Aug 30

Air Canada Centre to be renamed Scotiabank Arena

TORONTO — The name of Toronto’s Air
Canada Centre will be changing next
year.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/08/29/air-canada-centre-to-be-renamed-scotiabank-arena

Aug 17

Raptors add McDaniels to battle for a bench spot

The battle to sit at the end of the
bench for the Toronto Raptors in 2017-18
continues to get more interesting.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/08/17/raptors-add-mcdaniels-to-battle-for-a-bench-spot

Aug 14

Rest the key to new NBA schedule

The NBA was determined to raise the
quality of its product by building more
rest into its gruelling schedule.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/08/14/nba-increases-rest-days-in-upcoming-2017-18-schedule

Aug 04

Raptors project to finish 6th in East: ESPN

Fresh off back-to-back 50-win campaigns, the Toronto Raptors are … the sixth-best team in the Eastern Conference?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/08/04/raptors-project-to-finish-6th-in-east-espn

Jul 26

Don’t expect Raptors to completely change playing style: DeRozan [Video]

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan has heard the talk and he wants to set the record straight.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/25/dont-expect-raptors-to-completely-change-style-derozan

Jul 19

New Raptor C.J. Miles will go the distance [Video]

You have to go back to a conversation between then Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Mike Brown and C.J. Miles to arrive at how the marriage between the Raptors and Miles first became a likelihood.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/18/new-raptor-cj-miles-will-go-the-distance

Jul 19

Masai Ujiri makes a few changes, but not wholesale revamp, to Raptors roster [Video]

After the Toronto Raptors found themselves on the receiving end of a four-game thumping from the Cleveland Cavaliers in May, the looming question was whether Masai Ujiri would keep his core together or whether he would blow it up.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/18/masai-ujiri-makes-a-few-changes-but-not-wholesale-revamp-to-raptors-roster

Jul 18

New Raptors guard Malcolm Miller out 12 weeks after ankle surgery

Toronto Raptors guard Malcolm Miller is
expected to be out for 12 weeks after
having ankle surgery.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/18/new-raptors-guard-malcolm-miller-out-12-weeks-after-ankle-surgery

Jul 13

2 Nuggets to play in NBA Africa Game next month

Two Denver Nuggets players will compete in the NBA Africa Game next month in South Africa.

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Jul 11

Nuggets fall short in Las Vegas, lose to Raptors in Summer League play

The Nuggets remained winless in Summer League play in Las Vegas, losing 82-81 to the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.

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Jul 10

‘I feel like a lot of guys didn’t trust each other’: Carroll spills on Raptors’ divisive locker room

DeMarre Carroll is looking ahead with excitement, but he’s also willing to glance back at his time in Toronto.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/10/i-feel-like-a-lot-of-guys-didnt-trust-each-other-carroll-on-raptors-divisive-locker-room

Jul 09

Raptors improve flexibility with Carroll and Joseph trades

Only a few days ago, Masai Ujiri said
his Toronto Raptors had ways to avoid
the luxury tax and they’d utilize one
of
them “as time goes (on), whether it’s
now, or later in the season.”

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/09/raptors-improve-financial-flexibility-with-carroll-and-joseph-trades

Jul 09

Raptors dump Carroll on Nets

Only a few days ago, Masai Ujiri said his Toronto Raptors had ways to avoid the luxury tax and they’d utilize one of them “as time goes (on), whether it’s now, or later in the season.”

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/09/raptors-dump-carroll-on-nets

Jul 07

Lowry, Ibaka signings nice but Raptors have work to do

TORONTO — Though the Toronto Raptors attempted to celebrate the here and now on Friday morning — the successful completion of new, three-year deals for Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka — it was impossible not to ponder what comes next.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/07/even-with-lowry-ibaka-signed-raptors-have-work-to-do

Jul 07

Raptors president commits to Toronto after re-signing Lowry, Ibaka

Masai Ujiri has been quiet since news broke of New York’s interest in him late last month.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/07/07/raptors-president-commits-to-toronto-after-re-signing-lowry-ibaka

Jul 06

Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan an all-star and now video game cover athlete

An all-star with a US$139-million contract, Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan is living large in the NBA.

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