Toronto Raptors News and Rumors

  • The NBA's all-time starting five: Toronto Raptors

    The NBA's all-time starting five: Toronto Raptors

    yahoo.com Updated Aug 22
    You’re in your second semester of AP Basketball History, you love really good teams, and you love lists. With precious little drama left in the NBA’s 2015 offseason, why don’t we hit the barroom and/or barbershop, pour ourselves a frosty mug of Barbicid…
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  • Raptors sign Valanciunas to $64M extension

    Raptors sign Valanciunas to $64M extension

    nba.com Aug 20
    Jonas Valanciunas has been the big man in the middle of the Toronto Raptors' rise for the last three seasons.
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  • Here are the Raptors' new uniforms, as unveiled by Drake at OVO…

    Here are the Raptors' new uniforms, as unveiled by Drake at OVO Fest

    yahoo.com Aug 4
    We've known that the Toronto Raptors' long-awaited rebrand would result in the unveiling of new uniforms since at least December. We've known what they'd look like (more or less) since May, with confirmation of the four-jersey set coming via leaked imag…
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  • Drake unveils new Raptors uniforms at Toronto concert

    Drake unveils new Raptors uniforms at Toronto concert

    nba.com Aug 4
    Rapper Drake took the wraps off new uniforms for the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.
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  • Raptors hire Stackhouse, Kalamian, Greer as assistants

    Raptors hire Stackhouse, Kalamian, Greer as assistants

    nba.com Jul 29
    The Toronto Raptors hired Jerry Stackhouse, Rex Kalamian and Andy Greer as assistant coaches Wednesday, completing Dwayne Casey's staff.
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  • Nicolas Batum dismisses report that he wants to play for Toront…

    Nicolas Batum dismisses report that he wants to play for Toronto Raptors

    yahoo.com Jul 28
    Rampant player movement is one of the defining features of the contemporary NBA, with teams moving virtually anyone in the pursuit of future flexibility and the accrual of assets. With that in mind, it's not shocking to hear that franchises and players …
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  • Magic, Raptors scheduled for January game in London

    Magic, Raptors scheduled for January game in London

    nba.com Jul 22
    The NBA says the Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors will play a regular-season game in London on Jan. 14.
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  • Raptors sign Ronald Roberts to multiyear contract

    Raptors sign Ronald Roberts to multiyear contract

    nba.com Jul 21
    The Toronto Raptors have signed forward Ronald Roberts to a multiyear contract.
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  • Raptors sign free agent big man Biyombo

    Raptors sign free agent big man Biyombo

    nba.com Jul 18
    The Toronto Raptors have signed Bismack Biyombo, a free agent who played last season with the Charlotte Hornets.
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  • Raptors receive Team Sponsorship Activation of Year Award

    Raptors receive Team Sponsorship Activation of Year Award

    nba.com Jul 17
    The Toronto Raptors were presented with the 2015 NBA Team Sponsorship Activation of the Year Award by the National Basketball Association (NBA) at the NBA Summer Meetings in Las Vegas this week. The league invited each team to submit its best activation…
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  • Raptors sign second-round pick Powell

    Raptors sign second-round pick Powell

    nba.com Jul 15
    The Toronto Raptors have signed second-round pick Norman Powell.
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  • Luke Ridnour waived by Raptors, looks for 6th team to join this…

    Luke Ridnour waived by Raptors, looks for 6th team to join this summer

    At 12:18 a.m. ET on Thursday — about 17 minutes after the DeAndre Jordan fiasco finally wrapped up, for those of you who chart time by emojis and hostage situations — veteran power forward Luis Scola shared his own bit of NBA free agent news: We the nor…
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  • The Air Jordan 7 ‘Bordeaux’ Makes Its Return After A Four-Year …

    The Air Jordan 7 ‘Bordeaux’ Makes Its Return After A Four-Year Hiatus

    dimemag.com Jul 9
    Via Sneaker News You knew Hares and French Blues weren’t going to get all the shine from JB. There’s still ‘Raptors,’ ‘Cardinals,’ and the beloved ‘Olympics,’ but before all that happens the Air Jordan 7 ‘Bordeaux’ drops next week. They dropped in limit…
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  • Raptors announce signings of Carroll, Joseph, Scola

    Raptors announce signings of Carroll, Joseph, Scola

    nba.com Jul 9
    Toronto signed forward DeMarre Carroll on Thursday, a week after the forward originally announced his deal with the Raptors on Twitter.
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  • Veteran forward Scola says he'll join Raptors

    Veteran forward Scola says he'll join Raptors

    ESPN.com Jul 9
    Veteran forward Scola says he'll join Raptors
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  • Joseph reportedly agrees to deal with Raptors

    Joseph reportedly agrees to deal with Raptors

    Guard Cory Joseph has agreed to a contract with the Toronto Raptors.
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  • Report: Paul Millsap returns to Hawks for three years, $58 mill…

    Report: Paul Millsap returns to Hawks for three years, $58 million

    yahoo.com Jul 1
    After losing starting wing DeMarre Carroll to the Toronto Raptors earlier Wednesday, the Atlanta Hawks wasted little time in locking up their best available free agent for at least a few more seasons. As first reported by Shams Charania of RealGM.com, t…
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  • Report: Carroll says he's heading to the Raptors

    Report: Carroll says he's heading to the Raptors

    nba.com Jul 1
    When DeMarre Carroll's left knee buckled in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, the breakout season that put him on the precipice of a big payday nearly went right down the drain.
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  • Luke Ridnour joins Raptors in 4th trade in 6 days, and his saga…

    Luke Ridnour joins Raptors in 4th trade in 6 days, and his saga's not done yet

    The NBA's 2015 free agency period hasn't even officially begun yet, but it's hard to imagine a more surprising and bizarre story unfolding than the one in which Luke Ridnour has starred over the past week. After being employed by five teams over the cou…
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  • Meet The New Junior Raptors Mascots

    Meet The New Junior Raptors Mascots

    deadspin.com Jun 29
    The Toronto Raptors announced a new NBA D-League squad—Raptors 905—today, and with it came some new mascots. Several staffers here at Deadspin think they’re cute, but personally I’d have gone with something more memorable.Read more...
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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.

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    Aug 27
    J.A. Adande attempts to reduce a complicated history to its purest elements: Because of Katrina, a team from Charlotte that moved to New Orleans that ...
  • Mock Draft 1.0

    Aug 25
    Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU's Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers,
  • Mock Draft 1.0

    Aug 25
    Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU's Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers.
  • Mock Draft 1.0

    Aug 25
    Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU's Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers.