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Nov 08

The Morning After: 7 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ win over Brooklyn Nets

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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Nov 03

Jamal Murray snaps out of shooting slump to key Denver Nuggets’ offensive resurgence

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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Nov 02

The Morning After: 8 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ rout of Toronto Raptors

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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Nov 02

Denver Nuggets roll Toronto Raptors in return home

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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Oct 22

Raptors lose Valanciunas to sprained ankle

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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Oct 22

Raptors’ Anunoby adjusting to long road stretches

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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Oct 22

Blog: Familiar faces come calling as Raptors bench goes off again

A rare Saturday night visit by the Philadelphia 76ers
brought a host of familiar faces to the ACC.

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Oct 22

DeMar DeRozan lethal as Raps clobber 76ers [Video]

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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Oct 21

Ex-college star Wright leading tough Raptors second unit

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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Oct 20

Tough to learn much from Raptors opener

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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Oct 20

Raptors’ second unit comes through huge in season-opening win over Bulls

Opening night had the expected result,
but the way the Raptors got there was
anything but expected.

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Oct 20

Raptors’ Casey: And now for something completely different [Photos]

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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Oct 19

Five Raptors storylines to watch this season

With 82 games awaiting them beginning
tonight, the Raptors story of 2017-18
has yet to begin.

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Oct 19

DeRozan OK with change in Raptors’ style

It would be easy to imagine DeMar
DeRozan balking at all this change talk
surrounding the Raptors.

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Oct 18

‘That fuel is never going to stop’: Raptors’ Lowry as hungry as ever [Video]

The anger runs deep within Kyle Lowry.

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Oct 18

‘It’s the same story’: Raptors getting no pre-season love

It is difficult to be feared if you lack the spectre of overwhelming past playoff success to spook opponents with.

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Oct 16

Expect some growing pains with Raptors’ new approach

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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Oct 15

Can Valanciunas, Ibaka coexist up front for Raptors?

When Raptors training camp began in early October, there was a lot to wonder about the 2017-18 edition.

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Oct 14

Bond developing on Raptors’ second unit

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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Oct 14

Blog: Raptors finish up pre-season strong led by Anunoby

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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