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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 Updated 8 hours ago
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 11 hours ago
    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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  • GIF: Terrence Ross Rises For 180-Degree Dunk Over Goran Dragic

    GIF: Terrence Ross Rises For 180-Degree Dunk Over Goran Dragic

    dimemag.com Nov 24 (yesterday)
    Terrence Ross is best known for gliding, soaring jams that show off his insane hang-time. Make no mistake, though – the former Slam Dunk champion can explode off two feet with the best of them, too. Watch the Toronto Raptors high-flier rise for a quick …
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  • Williams, Cousins named Players of the Week

    Williams, Cousins named Players of the Week

    nba.com Nov 24 (yesterday)
    The Toronto Raptors' Lou Williams and the Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 17, through Sunday, Nov. 23.
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  • Hey, Man, LeBron James Would Really Like It If You Would Just C…

    Hey, Man, LeBron James Would Really Like It If You Would Just Cut

    deadspin.com Nov 24 (yesterday)
    LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are now 5-7 after getting busted up by the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. LeBron did not have the best time!Read more...
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  • Cavs collapse vs. Raptors, lose 4th straight

    Cavs collapse vs. Raptors, lose 4th straight

    ESPN.com Nov 23 (3 days ago)
    Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors turned an 18-point deficit into a convincing 110-93 win over Cleveland on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.
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  • Watch Hyped-Up LeBron James Find Varejao With Behind-The-Back D…

    Watch Hyped-Up LeBron James Find Varejao With Behind-The-Back Dime

    dimemag.com Nov 22 (3 days ago)
    Now this is more like it for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Just 24 hours after being humbled by one Eastern Conference contender, LeBron James and company are dominating another early. Watch The King drop a sick behind-the-back bounce pass to Anderson Vareja…
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  • NBA corrects error from Bucks-Raptors game

    NBA corrects error from Bucks-Raptors game

    nba.com Nov 22 (3 days ago)
    The NBA announced Saturday that a scoring error was made during the Milwaukee Bucks-Toronto Raptors game on Nov. 21 at Air Canada Centre, which impacted the final score of the game but not the final outcome of the game.
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  • GIF: Kyle Lowry Fadeaway Seals Raptors Win Over League-Best Gri…

    GIF: Kyle Lowry Fadeaway Seals Raptors Win Over League-Best Grizzlies

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Nov 20 (6 days ago)
    Most people were watching LeBron James bobble his rematch against the Spurs, but the two team’s sporting the best records in their respective conferences, the Raptors in the East and the Grizzlies in the West, played in Toronto last night at the Air Can…
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  • Carter moved to tears by Toronto video tribute

    Carter moved to tears by Toronto video tribute

    ESPN.com deadspin.com dimemag.com Nov 19 (6 days ago)
    The Raptors aired a video tribute for Vince Carter during the first quarter Wednesday, a moment that held the potential to outshine a showdown between the NBA's top teams as Carter was moved to tears.
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  • With 5 Grizzlies out sick, Memphis adds 2 players

    With 5 Grizzlies out sick, Memphis adds 2 players

    nba.com Nov 19 (6 days ago)
    Memphis Grizzlies guard Courtney Lee and forward Tony Allen were among five players who were out for Wednesday's game against the Toronto Raptors because of illness.
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  • GIF: Watch Terrence Ross Flush A Bonkers Alley-Oop

    GIF: Watch Terrence Ross Flush A Bonkers Alley-Oop

    dimemag.com Nov 16
    The Jazz have surprised us this season with their ball movement in coach Quin Snyder‘s up-tempo motion offense where they’re “playing with a pass, playing with pace and playing with a purpose,” but the Raptors are really good — in case you didn’t alread…
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  • Holy Shit, Terrence Ross!

    Holy Shit, Terrence Ross!

    deadspin.com Nov 15
    You've all figured out that you can't ignore the Raptors anymore, right? If not, here's why.Read more...
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  • Joakim Noah: 'Everybody needs to chill the [expletive] out' abo…

    Joakim Noah: 'Everybody needs to chill the [expletive] out' about Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose wasn't the star of the Chicago Bulls' nationally televised Thursday win over the Toronto Raptors. That honor belongs to Pau Gasol, who proved damn near unguardable by Jonas Valanciunas and Amir Johnson en route to a game- and season-high 27…
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  • Derrick Rose Misses Crunch-Time With Hamstring Tweak; Says It’s…

    Derrick Rose Misses Crunch-Time With Hamstring Tweak; Says It’s “Minor”

    As the Toronto Raptors staged a last-gasp comeback against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, Derrick Rose was where we’ve seen him far too often over the past three years – on the bench. The former MVP took a spill while driving to the basket with 2:10 rem…
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  • Joakim Noah On Studying Raptors-Sixers Game: “I Wouldn’t Watch …

    Joakim Noah On Studying Raptors-Sixers Game: “I Wouldn’t Watch That S***”

    dimemag.com Nov 13
    Apparently there are lengths to which Joakim Noah is unwilling to go to get an edge on his opponent. After Chicago Bulls teammate Pau Gasol studied film of a recent game between the Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors to prepare for their team’s Thur…
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  • Channing Frye: Magic 'close to winning ... still [expletive] lo…

    Channing Frye: Magic 'close to winning ... still [expletive] losing'

    yahoo.com Nov 12
    For three quarters on Tuesday, the Orlando Magic stunned the Toronto Raptors, punching above their weight class and taking the fight directly to the Eastern Conference-leading Dinos at the Air Canada Centre. A Magic team that had struggled this season t…
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  • Video - Raptors Committed To Defense 02:35

    Raptors Committed To Defense

    Nov 25
    Tim Legler discusses Toronto's fast start and its commitment to defense.
  • Video - Raptors Hold Off Suns For Fifth Straight Win 01:13

    Raptors Hold Off Suns For Fifth Straight Win

    Nov 24
    Jonas Valanciunas' double-double of 27 points and 11 rebounds powered the Raptors to a 104-100 win over the Suns.
  • Video - Cavs Lose Fourth Straight 01:06

    Cavs Lose Fourth Straight

    Nov 22
    Louis Williams had a career-high 36 points to lead the Raptors to a 110-93 win over the Cavaliers.
  • Video - Raptors Obliterate Bucks 01:09

    Raptors Obliterate Bucks

    Nov 21
    Raptors cruise to 10-2 behind 20 points from Kyle Lowry in a 124-83 win over the Bucks.

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