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Knicks sink to new depths against Raptors with 118-108 loss, th…

Knicks sink to new depths against Raptors with 118-108 loss, their 25th of season

nydailynews.com Updated 6 hours ago
It wasn't that long ago that Phil Jackson's triangle was being touted as the Knicks pyramid of success.
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  • Raptors unveil new logo, ending dinosaur logo's run

    Raptors unveil new logo, ending dinosaur logo's run

    nba.com deadspin.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    The Raptors' basketball-dribbling dinosaur logo will soon be extinct.
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  • Drake Mixes Up Adam Silver And Donald Sterling During Drake Nig…

    Drake Mixes Up Adam Silver And Donald Sterling During Drake Night

    deadspin.com yahoo.com dimemag.com Dec 18 (4 days ago)
    So I guess Drake Night is going to be a yearly tradition for the Toronto Raptors, which is fine by us because Drake + basketball always equals a good time . Last night proved to be no different, when Drake confused NBA commissioner Adam Silver with raci…
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  • GiF: Kyle Lowry’s Handle Beguiles Victor Oladipo

    GiF: Kyle Lowry’s Handle Beguiles Victor Oladipo

    dimemag.com Dec 16 (6 days ago)
    Second year guard Victor Oladipo has been one of the better perimeter defenders since coming into the league. He’s big, and he’s blocked some big names who thought they could take advantage of a young fella. That’s what made this third quarter sequence …
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  • GIF: Kyle Lowry Dishes Dime Through Kevin Love’s 5-Hole

    GIF: Kyle Lowry Dishes Dime Through Kevin Love’s 5-Hole

    dimemag.com Dec 10
    Back to basketball. The Raptors looked really good early on against the Cavalirs last night, but LeBron James put on his cape and scored 35 on the way to a 105-101 win, their second against The North during their current eight game winning streak. Despi…
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  • James keys rally past Raps for 8th straight

    James keys rally past Raps for 8th straight

    ESPN.com Dec 9
    LeBron James scored 35 points, making the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 48 seconds remaining, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 105-101 on Tuesday night for their eighth straight victory.
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  • Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge, Raps’ Kyle Lowry Named Players Of T…

    Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge, Raps’ Kyle Lowry Named Players Of The Week

    So much for the Portland Trail Blazers and Toronto Raptors being “sub-contenders” in their respective conferences. Spurred by awesome play of their leaders, the Blazers and Raptors sport two of the league’s top-five records at 16-4 and 15-5, respectivel…
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  • GIF: Kyrie Irving’s Defensive Hustle Leads To LeBron’s Behind-T…

    GIF: Kyrie Irving’s Defensive Hustle Leads To LeBron’s Behind-The-Back Dime

    dimemag.com Dec 6
    Perhaps it was the shoes? Cavs point guard — and newest Nike signature athlete — Kyrie Irving has made a point to become a better defender this season. In one electrifying sequence Friday night against the Raptors, he showed off his new-found commitment…
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  • Watch LeBron “Magic” James Notch Another Double-Double In Win O…

    Watch LeBron “Magic” James Notch Another Double-Double In Win Over Raptors

    dimemag.com Dec 6
    After putting up 19 points and 12 assists against the Knicks in Cleveland’s 90-87 win, LeBron James put up another double-double against the Eastern Conference’s best when the Cavs defeated the Raptors Friday night, 105-91. The four-time MVP is 6-8 and …
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  • Cavs drub East-best Raptors, win 6th in row

    Cavs drub East-best Raptors, win 6th in row

    ESPN.com Dec 5
    LeBron James had 24 points and a season-best 13 assists, Kevin Love added 15 points and 13 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their sixth straight game by beating the Toronto Raptors 105-91 Friday night.
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  • Cavs' Miller out indefinitely with concussion

    Cavs' Miller out indefinitely with concussion

    ESPN.com Dec 5
    Cleveland Cavaliers forward Mike Miller has a concussion and will miss Friday's game against the Toronto Raptors
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  • Watch Ben McLemore Posterize Amir Johnson

    Watch Ben McLemore Posterize Amir Johnson

    dimemag.com Dec 3
    Kings second year wing Ben McLemore has drastically improved his outside shot this year, turning into a three-point threat the Kings desperately needed. But we’re not here to talk about him going 32-for-80 from downtown through the season’s first 18 gam…
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  • Watch Wesley Johnson Throw Down Thunderous And-1 Baseline Jam

    Watch Wesley Johnson Throw Down Thunderous And-1 Baseline Jam

    dimemag.com Dec 3
    Coming off a thrilling overtime victory against the Toronto Raptors where Kobe Bryant became the first player in NBA history to score 30,000 points and record 6,000 career assists, the Los Angeles Lakers began a three-game road trip in Detroit on Tuesda…
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  • 5 Reasons The Rockets Are Championship Contenders

    5 Reasons The Rockets Are Championship Contenders

    dimemag.com Dec 2
    The NBA season is still young and teams have yet to reach their full potential, but there are already squads who are showing signs of brilliance. The Raptors in the East, and the Grizzlies in the West, have been scorching hot out of the gate, while we k…
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  • Raps' Casey, Grizz's Joerger named Coaches of the Month

    Raps' Casey, Grizz's Joerger named Coaches of the Month

    nba.com Dec 1
    The Toronto Raptors' Dwane Casey and the Memphis Grizzlies' Dave Joerger today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in October and November.
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  • Lakers stun Raps behind Bryant's triple-double

    Lakers stun Raps behind Bryant's triple-double

    ESPN.com Dec 1
    Kobe Bryant had 31 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his 20th career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 129-122 overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
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  • Kobe first player with 30K points, 6K assists

    Kobe first player with 30K points, 6K assists

    ESPN.com Nov 30
    Kobe Bryant became the first player in NBA history to reach 30,000 points and 6,000 assists in a career during the second half against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
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  • Earlier today the Toronto Raptors—who surprisingly have the thi…

    Earlier today the Toronto Raptors—who surprisingly have the third best record in the NBA—announced t

    deadspin.com Nov 29
    Earlier today the Toronto Raptors—who surprisingly have the third best record in the NBA—announced that DeMar DeRozan suffered a "torn left adductor longus tendon" with no timetable for return. Injury blog In Street Clothes explains what that …
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  • DeMar DeRozan Out Indefinitely With Torn Groin Tendon

    DeMar DeRozan Out Indefinitely With Torn Groin Tendon

    After getting off to its best start in franchise history (13-3), the Toronto Raptors revealed that its leading scorer, DeMar DeRozan, will miss significant time after suffering an injury in the team’s loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Friday. Initially di…
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  • Ellis' 30 help Mavericks put Raptors in check

    Ellis' 30 help Mavericks put Raptors in check

    ESPN.com Nov 28
    Monta Ellis scored 15 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Tyson Chandler had 11 points and 10 rebounds and the Mavericks won for the eighth time in 10 games, beating the Raptors 106-102 on Friday night.
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  • DeRozan, Raptors top Hawks for 6th straight

    DeRozan, Raptors top Hawks for 6th straight

    ESPN.com Nov 26
    DeRozan, Williams lead Raptors to 6th straight win
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the as-good-as-advertised Raptors

    The 10-man rotation, starring the as-good-as-advertised Raptors

    yahoo.com Nov 25
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: numberFire. A statistical case that, a…
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  • Watch Kyle Lowry Turn Ball Over, Block Shot, Get Steal, Dish As…

    Watch Kyle Lowry Turn Ball Over, Block Shot, Get Steal, Dish Assist In 13 Seconds

    dimemag.com Nov 25
    Kyle Lowry is absolutely relentless. Need proof? Look no further than this amazing sequence from the Toronto Raptors’ hard-fought win over the Phoenix Suns last night. After Eric Bledsoe easily steals his pass, Lowry races back to block the shot, steals…
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  • Video - Raptors Win Fifth Straight 01:26

    Raptors Win Fifth Straight

    Dec 19
    The Raptors used a balanced attack withsix players in double figures to top the Pistons 110-100.
  • Video - Johnson's Sick One-Handed Slam Over Drummond 00:26

    Johnson's Sick One-Handed Slam Over Drummond

    Dec 19
    Raptors forward James Johnson puts up a one-handed dunk over Pistons center Andre Drummond.
  • Video - Lowry: 'I Think We Can Go far' 00:38

    Lowry: 'I Think We Can Go far'

    Dec 17
    Kyle Lowry said he thinks the Raptors have what it takes to make an impact in the playoffs.
  • Video - Raptors Roll Nets 01:06

    Raptors Roll Nets

    Dec 17
    Kyle Lowry scored 20 points and 12 assists in the Raptors' 105-89 win over the Nets.

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