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Toronto hangs on, takes Game 7, moves to the Eastern semifinals

Toronto hangs on, takes Game 7, moves to the Eastern semifinals

yahoo.com Updated 2 hours ago
The Raptors just couldn’t let anyone breathe easy. It wouldn’t be their style. Toronto managed to make the second round of the playoffs on Sunday night, edging out the Indiana Pacers in a too-close Game 7 at home, taking the deciding game of the series …
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  • DeMar DeRozan Put Monta Ellis In The Spin Cycle As the Raptors …

    DeMar DeRozan Put Monta Ellis In The Spin Cycle As the Raptors Build On Their Lead

    dimemag.com 4 hours ago
    There really wasn’t much poor Monta Ellis could do on this one. All season, DeMar DeRozan has been one of the best players in the league at getting to the rim, and he reminded everyone why with this gorgeous spin move late in the third quarter of Game 7…
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  • This Paul George 360 Highlighted His Cold-Blooded Start To Game…

    This Paul George 360 Highlighted His Cold-Blooded Start To Game 7

    dimemag.com 5 hours ago
    Buckets are hard to come by in the playoffs, especially in pressure-packed Game 7 showdown. Dunks are even rarer, given the smothering defense. But nobody told Paul George that, apparently. After stealing the ball from the Raptors in the first quarter, …
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  • Three Things to Watch in Game 7: Toronto and Indiana Edition

    Three Things to Watch in Game 7: Toronto and Indiana Edition

    yahoo.com 13 hours ago
    The Toronto Raptors will attempt to stave off embarrassment, for the third postseason in a row, while the Indiana Pacers will try to keep irrelevance at arm’s length as both teams work to make it into the second round via a Game 7 performance on Sunday …
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  • Raptors' Kyle Lowry on Game 7: 'It's like our Su…

    Raptors' Kyle Lowry on Game 7: 'It's like our Super Bowl. Win or go home'

    ESPN.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    Raptors' Kyle Lowry on Game 7: 'It's like our Super Bowl. Win or go home'
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  • Game 7 it is: With chance to put Pacers away, Raptors blown out

    Game 7 it is: With chance to put Pacers away, Raptors blown out

    ESPN.com yahoo.com dimemag.com Apr 30 (2 days ago)
    Game 7 it is: With chance to put Pacers away, Raptors blown out
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  • Rodney Stuckey Absolutely Embarrassed Corey Joseph With This Fi…

    Rodney Stuckey Absolutely Embarrassed Corey Joseph With This Filthy Ball Fake

    dimemag.com Apr 29 (2 days ago)
    Pacers’ Rodney Stuckey totally fakes out Raptors’ Cory Joseph pic.twitter.com/3ETfNwW522 — Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) April 30, 2016 The Indiana Pacers have blown Game 6 against the Toronto Raptors wide open with an 18-point run to open the fourth quar…
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  • Drake Performed An Impromptu Concert At Jurassic Park During Ha…

    Drake Performed An Impromptu Concert At Jurassic Park During Halftime Of The Raptors Game

    dimemag.com Apr 29 (2 days ago)
    @Drake PERFORMED AT JURASSIC PARK pic.twitter.com/WyAAhgUVHC — Dilveer (@DilTamber) April 30, 2016 What a day for the city of Toronto. Not only do the Raptors have a chance to advance past the first round of the playoffs for the first time in 15 years, …
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  • DeMar DeRozan Climbed The Back Of Myles Turner For This Crazy P…

    DeMar DeRozan Climbed The Back Of Myles Turner For This Crazy Put-Back Dunk

    dimemag.com Apr 29 (2 days ago)
    Game 5 of the first-round series between the Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers might have rendered DeMar DeRozan’s shooting struggles a problem of the past. Just in case the jumper continues to plague him, though, the Raptors star found a more efficien…
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  • That'll Do, Eastern Conference. That'll Do.

    That'll Do, Eastern Conference. That'll Do.

    deadspin.com Apr 27 (5 days ago)
    A depressing realization dawned on me as I struggled to stay awake through last night’s Game 5s in Atlanta and Toronto: These teams are shitty. Make a squad of the 10 best players from these four teams—the Hawks, Celtics, Pacers, and Raptors—and any of …
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  • Drake takes, deletes Instagram shot at Paul George after Game 5

    Drake takes, deletes Instagram shot at Paul George after Game 5

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Apr 27 (5 days ago)
    Sometimes, after a big win, you can get a little too charged up. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] During Tuesday's pivotal Game 5 between the Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers at Air Canada Centre, hip-hop megas…
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  • Pacers collapse in 4th, spoil huge night by Paul George in loss…

    Pacers collapse in 4th, spoil huge night by Paul George in loss to Raptors

    ESPN.com Apr 27 (5 days ago)
    Pacers collapse in 4th, spoil huge night by Paul George in loss to Raptors
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  • Holy Smokes, That Raptors Comeback

    Holy Smokes, That Raptors Comeback

    deadspin.com dimemag.com yahoo.com Apr 26 (5 days ago)
    The Toronto Raptors opened the fourth quarter against the Indiana Pacers on a 21-2 run, but their entire fourth quarter was really just one big run. They won it 25-9 to take a thrilling, critical Game 5 victory in a game where they trailed for the first…
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  • Solomon Hill's game-tying 3 comes late, gives Raps huge Game 5 …

    Solomon Hill's game-tying 3 comes late, gives Raps huge Game 5 win

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Apr 26 (5 days ago)
    Once again, the Toronto Raptors seemed to have no answers for Paul George. Once again, Dwane Casey's club looked tight and tentative, facing a double-digit deficit entering the fourth quarter and looking to be in real danger of heading back to Bankers L…
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  • Norman Powell Made Air Canada Centre Erupt With This Gravity-De…

    Norman Powell Made Air Canada Centre Erupt With This Gravity-Defying, Game-Tying Dunk

    dimemag.com Apr 26 (5 days ago)
    The Raptors tie the game on a thunderous Norm Powell dunk. 17-2 run. pic.twitter.com/QmHZPEtdlZ — Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) April 27, 2016 Norman Powell was a second-round pick last June. 1o months later, he’s making plays in the fourth quarter of a wil…
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  • This Powerful One-Handed Jam By DeMar DeRozan Got The Raptors’ …

    This Powerful One-Handed Jam By DeMar DeRozan Got The Raptors’ Comeback Started

    dimemag.com Apr 26 (5 days ago)
    With his team down 35-20 at the end of the first quarter, Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey made an adjustment many have been longing for since the beginning of this series: Putting DeMar DeRozan on the floor while Paul George, one of the best defenders…
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  • Patrick Patterson Had No Chance To Finish This Layup Over Myles…

    Patrick Patterson Had No Chance To Finish This Layup Over Myles Turner

    dimemag.com Apr 26 (5 days ago)
    A big reason the Toronto Raptors started Patrick Patterson in place of Luis Scola on Tuesday is for an additional dose of dynamism on both ends of the floor. It was a good move by Dwane Casey, and one fans and analysts have been wanting to come for quit…
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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.