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DeMar DeRozan Will Allegedly Refuse Other Teams And Work To Re-…

DeMar DeRozan Will Allegedly Refuse Other Teams And Work To Re-Sign In Toronto

dimemag.com Updated Jun 26 (yesterday)
USA TODAY Sports It’s sounded like DeMar DeRozan has wanted to return to the Toronto Raptors for some time. Sure, he is a free agent this offseason and teams like the Lakers seem interested in acquiring the 26-year-old guard, but it’s seemed like it wou…
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  • Draft grades (Insider)

    Draft grades (Insider)

    ESPN.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    The Wizards sent the No. 13 pick to the Suns as part of the Markieff Morris trade. "It was a reasonable swap given the relative quality of the draft,"...
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  • Raptors fan ejected from playoff game shot and killed in Toront…

    Raptors fan ejected from playoff game shot and killed in Toronto

    yahoo.com Jun 8
    A man shot dead Tuesday near a busy intersection in midtown Toronto has been identified as the Toronto Raptors fan who was ejected from his courtside seat for heckling the referees during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals last month. [Follow Dunks…
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  • Raptors, Casey agree to three-year extension

    Raptors, Casey agree to three-year extension

    Dwane Casey has guided the Toronto Raptors in their journey from the NBA hinterlands to the Eastern Conference final.
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  • How Good Is Kyrie Irving, Really?

    How Good Is Kyrie Irving, Really?

    deadspin.com Jun 6
    When the Cavaliers were struggling to close out the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Finals, ESPN’s Zach Lowe penned a column placing much of the blame on the Cavs’ defense, and in particular on Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. As he criticized the…
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  • Doris Burke Told A Terrific Tale About The Time Drake Hit On He…

    Doris Burke Told A Terrific Tale About The Time Drake Hit On Her

    dimemag.com Jun 3
    USA TODAY Sports Doris Burke is an ESPN sideline reporter and color commentator who has been covering the WNBA, NBA, and college hoops for over 25 years. Drake is a famous rapper and Toronto Raptors fan that has had ten top-ten singles over his career. …
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  • This Heartfelt Letter From Kyle Lowry Will Have Raptors Fans Ps…

    This Heartfelt Letter From Kyle Lowry Will Have Raptors Fans Psyched For Next Season

    dimemag.com Jun 2
    Getty Image Canadian participation in American sports leagues is a constant source of identity struggle for pop-culturally-inclined citizens north of the border. This NBA season saw them enjoying one of their better memories, though, as the Toronto Rapt…
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  • Bismack Biyombo Says He’d Take A Discount To Remain With The Ra…

    Bismack Biyombo Says He’d Take A Discount To Remain With The Raptors

    dimemag.com May 31
    Getty Image Bismack Biyombo was a huge factor in the Toronto Raptors’ playoff run this season, and now he is set to cash in on the free agent market. The five-year veteran burst onto the scene in the postseason thanks to his big plays, rebounding, and r…
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  • Raptors GM: Re-signing DeRozan is 'No. 1 goal'

    Raptors GM: Re-signing DeRozan is 'No. 1 goal'

    ESPN.com May 30
    Raptors GM: Re-signing DeRozan is 'No. 1 goal'
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  • The Toronto Raptors? Gone till November.

    The Toronto Raptors? Gone till November.

    yahoo.com May 30
    It may not feel like much right now, with the Cleveland Cavaliers having moved on with the East’s title and two potential champions from Oakland and Oklahoma City looking a giant step removed from the comparatively lacking Toronto Raptors, but one does …
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  • DeMar DeRozan’s Comments On Free Agency Make The Lakers Seem Li…

    DeMar DeRozan’s Comments On Free Agency Make The Lakers Seem Like Long Shots

    dimemag.com May 28
    Getty Image The Toronto Raptors were just eliminated from the playoffs after making it all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history. After the Raptors’ Game 6 loss, talk swiftly moved back toward free agency. Rumo…
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  • LeBron James Lauded Raptors Fans Just Moments After Eliminating…

    LeBron James Lauded Raptors Fans Just Moments After Eliminating Their Team

    LeBron giving big props to Raptors fans and the country, “never been part of anything like it” pic.twitter.com/mthQzw3FUv — Raptors Republic (@raptorsrepublic) May 28, 2016 The Cleveland Cavaliers almost swept their way to the NBA Finals. The only thing…
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  • LeBron and Kyrie carry Cavs past Raptors, into 2nd straight Fin…

    LeBron and Kyrie carry Cavs past Raptors, into 2nd straight Finals

    It took a little longer than most expected, but the Cleveland Cavaliers have clinched their second-straight trip to the NBA Finals. The Cavs beat the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night, reversing unexpected…
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  • Raptors' Biyombo faces Game 7 suspension after flagrant

    Raptors' Biyombo faces Game 7 suspension after flagrant

    nba.com May 27
    Raptors center Bismack Biyombo faces a suspension for a potential Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals after picking up a flagrant foul in the first quarter of Game 6 on Friday night.
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  • LeBron James Almost Tore The Rim Down On This Ferocious Alley-O…

    LeBron James Almost Tore The Rim Down On This Ferocious Alley-Oop Jam

    dimemag.com May 27
    The Cavs are anxious to close out the series against the Raptors in Game 6 in Toronto, and plays like this are a good place to start. Midway through the first quarter, Kyrie Irving found LeBron James on the fast break with the beautiful lob pass, which …
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  • NBA playoffs 2016 - LeBron historically closes in Game 6

    NBA playoffs 2016 - LeBron historically closes in Game 6

    ESPN.com May 27
    LeBron James has faced a Game 6 with a 3-2 series lead nine times in his career. His teams have closed out their foes all but one time. Watch: Cavs-Raptors, 8:30 ET on ESPN & WatchESPN.
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  • Video - Bulls Charge Past Raptors 01:09

    Bulls Charge Past Raptors

    Mar 20
    Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
  • Video - Raptors Hold Off Wolves 01:19

    Raptors Hold Off Wolves

    Mar 18
    Despite Kevin Martin scoring 37 points, the Timberwolves fell to the Raptors 105-100.
  • Video - Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle Defense 00:20

    Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle Defense

    Mar 18
    Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio lobbed a seemingly impossible but successful pass to forward Chase Budinger, who finished with deuces.
  • Video - Lowry Leads Raptors To Win 00:55

    Lowry Leads Raptors To Win

    Mar 16
    Kyle Lowry recorded a triple-double of 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the Raptors' 117-98 win over the Pacers.