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GIF: Kyle Lowry Fools Pistons By Feigning Timeout

GIF: Kyle Lowry Fools Pistons By Feigning Timeout

dimemag.com Updated Jan 26 (3 days ago)
This isn’t standard, but a layup by Kyle Lowry with a little under four minutes to go in the first quarter in last night’s Raptors-Pistons game only happened after he lulled Detroit into thinking he was about to call a timeout. Lowry’s switch-up has bee…
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  • Kobe Bryant tears right rotator cuff, could be out for the seas…

    Kobe Bryant tears right rotator cuff, could be out for the season

    yahoo.com Jan 22
    Nine years ago today, Kobe Bryant put on a performance for the ages, scoring 81 points in a win over the Toronto Raptors, an effort that in a lot of ways is more impressive than Wilt Chamberlain’s NBA record of 100 points per game. Thursday’s anniversar…
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  • Brandon Jennings' career- and NBA-season-high 21 assists push P…

    Brandon Jennings' career- and NBA-season-high 21 assists push Pistons past Magic

    yahoo.com Jan 22
    Throughout the first half of the 2014-15 season, the three best point guards in the Eastern Conference have been Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks, John Wall of the Washington Wizards and Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors. Reasonable people can disagree …
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  • Lou Williams Comes To Amir Johnson’s Defense On Instagram

    Lou Williams Comes To Amir Johnson’s Defense On Instagram

    dimemag.com Jan 21
    Internet tough guys are pathetic, especially when the argument for which they’re willing to so idiotically stand is unfounded. Toronto Raptors reserve Lou Williams seems to agree with us. After a Toronto Raptors “fan” chastised the play of Amir Johnson …
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  • Justin Bieber Tweets Support Of Kyle Lowry’s All-Star Bid, Does…

    Justin Bieber Tweets Support Of Kyle Lowry’s All-Star Bid, Doesn’t Actually Vote

    dimemag.com Jan 20
    Poor Justin Bieber just can’t seem to get out of his own way. While tweeting in support of Kyle Lowry’s bid for All-Star starter, the Canadian megastar failed to include the proper hashtag that makes a vote actually count – leaving the Toronto Raptors’ …
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  • Derrick Rose After Another Bulls Loss: “It’s (Bleeping) Irritat…

    Derrick Rose After Another Bulls Loss: “It’s (Bleeping) Irritating”

    dimemag.com Jan 20
    The Chicago Bulls were beaten by 14 in Cleveland last night, despite LeBron’s lackluster effort on this play. It’s their sixth loss in their last eight, and it dropped them a game back of the Raptors — who are also having a tough 2015 so far. Derrick Ro…
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  • Tyreke Evans' game-winner pushes Pelicans past Raptors

    Tyreke Evans' game-winner pushes Pelicans past Raptors

    With All-Star chaos engine Anthony Davis and stalwart two-way point guard Jrue Holiday sidelined by injuries, the New Orleans Pelicans entered Sunday's trip north of the border to take on the Toronto Raptors short-handed and seemingly outgunned, in need…
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  • Evans' late layup lifts Pelicans over Raptors

    Evans' late layup lifts Pelicans over Raptors

    ESPN.com nba.com Jan 18
    Tyreke Evans scored on a driving layup with less than 2 seconds to go and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Toronto 95-93 on Sunday, their first victory in seven meetings with the Raptors.
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  • Bucks' Larry Sanders suspended 10 games for another violation o…

    Bucks' Larry Sanders suspended 10 games for another violation of league drug policy

    Milwaukee Bucks big man Larry Sanders has been suspended without pay for a minimum of 10 games "for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program," the NBA announced Friday afternoon. Sanders' punishment will begin with Milwaukee's Mon…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring serious defensive troubles in Tor…

    The 10-man rotation, starring serious defensive troubles in Toronto

    yahoo.com Jan 14
    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: Raptors Republic. Good stuff from Blak…
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  • Pistons' Jennings fined $15,000 for obscene gesture

    Pistons' Jennings fined $15,000 for obscene gesture

    nba.com Jan 14
    Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture during the Pistons' 114-111 win over the Toronto Raptors on Monday, Jan. 12, at Air Canada Centre, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Ope…
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  • Jodie Meeks' 3, Brandon Jennings' steal seal Pistons win over R…

    Jodie Meeks' 3, Brandon Jennings' steal seal Pistons win over Raptors

    Sure, there was no shame in dropping a three-point decision on the road to the engulfed-in-flames, styling-on-fools, Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks last Friday. But as we watched them come out pancake-flat against the Toronto Raptors on Monday…
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  • Hornets win 4th straight behind Henderson

    Hornets win 4th straight behind Henderson

    ESPN.com Jan 8
    Henderson scores 31 points, Hornets beat Raptors 103-95
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  • Watch Tyler Hansbrough Hit 3-Pointer, Celebrate In Expectedly A…

    Watch Tyler Hansbrough Hit 3-Pointer, Celebrate In Expectedly Awkward Way

    dimemag.com Jan 8
    We’ll mostly let this speak for itself. After Tyler Hansbrough hits his first career three-pointer, watch the Toronto Raptors big man celebrate in a way only he could. Looks about right. The Charlotte Hornets hold a six-point lead over Toronto midway th…
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  • Stephen Curry Inches Closer To LeBron James For All-Star Game V…

    Stephen Curry Inches Closer To LeBron James For All-Star Game Votes Lead

    dimemag.com Jan 8
    As Steph Curry keeps racking up wins and mind-blowing highlights, LeBron James is resting an injured back and knee. Not only have those developments drastically altered the MVP race, but they’re influencing All-Star voting, too. In the third returns of …
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  • Dwane Casey Says He’ll Fight Coaches If Kyle Lowry Isn’t Voted …

    Dwane Casey Says He’ll Fight Coaches If Kyle Lowry Isn’t Voted All-Star Reserve

    Kyle Lowry deserves to be a starter in February’s All-Star game. But the relative anonymity of the Toronto Raptors point guard compared to counterparts like John Wall, Dwyane Wade, and Kyrie Irving trumps on-court play when it comes to starting spots fo…
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  • Lowry, Harden named Kia Players of the Month

    Lowry, Harden named Kia Players of the Month

    nba.com Jan 5
    The Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry and the Houston Rockets' James Harden on Monday were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.
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  • Warriors' 2nd-half run wears down Raptors

    Warriors' 2nd-half run wears down Raptors

    ESPN.com Jan 3
    Stephen Curry had 32 points and 12 assists, Draymond Green got his first career triple-double, and the Golden State Warriors rolled past the Toronto Raptors 126-105 on Friday night in a matchup of conference leaders.
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  • Video - DeRozan Leads Raptors To Third Straight Win 01:20

    DeRozan Leads Raptors To Third Straight Win

    Jan 27
    DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points in the Raptors' 104-91 win over the Pacers.
  • Video - Raptors Hold Off Pistons 00:58

    Raptors Hold Off Pistons

    Jan 25
    DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points with six rebounds to help the Raptors beat the Pistons 114-110.
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    Some Hope For The Sixers

    Jan 23
    There are some signs that Philadelphia's efforts at player development are paying off.
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    Jan 21
    Doris Burke, Avery Johnson and Jalen Rose break down their starters for the NBA All-Star Game.

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