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Raptors clinch second straight division title

Raptors clinch second straight division title

ESPN.com Updated Mar 27 (yesterday)
Raptors beat Lakers, clinch second straight division title
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  • Butler, Bulls make it 5 straight over Raptors

    Butler, Bulls make it 5 straight over Raptors

    ESPN.com Mar 25 (4 days ago)
    Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, Pau Gasol had 18 and the Chicago Bulls beat Toronto 116-103 on Wednesday night for their fifth consecutive victory against the Raptors.
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  • Raptors' Lowry (back) leaves vs. Pistons

    Raptors' Lowry (back) leaves vs. Pistons

    nba.com Mar 24 (5 days ago)
    Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry left Tuesday's game against the Detroit Pistons with back spasms and did not return.
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  • Gibson returns from ankle injury in Bulls' win

    Gibson returns from ankle injury in Bulls' win

    ESPN.com nba.com Mar 20
    After missing almost a month because of recurring problems with his left ankle, Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson returned to the lineup in a 108-92 win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.
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  • Andrew Wiggins on Minnesota: 'I plan to be there a very, very, …

    Andrew Wiggins on Minnesota: 'I plan to be there a very, very, very long time'

    yahoo.com Mar 19
    When Masai Ujiri took full control of the Toronto Raptors in the summer of 2013, the objective seemed clear. Ujiri would attempt to deal away all of the seemingly middling talent his predecessor (and former boss) Bryan Colangelo had outfitted the Raptor…
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  • Lowry's triple-double helps Raptors win 40th

    Lowry's triple-double helps Raptors win 40th

    ESPN.com Mar 16
    Kyle Lowry had 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, Lou Williams scored 24 points, and the Toronto Raptors pulled away for a 117-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.
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  • Aldridge fuels Blazers' rout of reeling Raptors

    Aldridge fuels Blazers' rout of reeling Raptors

    ESPN.com Mar 15
    LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Toronto for the 12th time in 13 meetings, routing the struggling Raptors 113-97 on Sunday night.
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  • Oakley: Guys don't 'play with their heart' now

    Oakley: Guys don't 'play with their heart' now

    ESPN.com nba.com Mar 14
    Charles Oakley was honored by the Raptors on Friday, but the power forward who also played for Chicago, New York, Washington and Houston in a career that stretched from 1985-2004 had little good to say about today's game.
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  • Raptors' Valanciunas gets night off after birth of son

    Raptors' Valanciunas gets night off after birth of son

    nba.com Mar 13
    Toronto center Jonas Valanciunas sat out the Raptors' game against the Miami Heat on Friday night, a day after the birth of his son.
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  • Kyle Lowry frustrated by Raptors' slow starts: 'We don’t need n…

    Kyle Lowry frustrated by Raptors' slow starts: 'We don’t need no kick in the ass'

    In the midst of yet another lackluster start that saw the San Antonio Spurs race out to an 11-point lead after one quarter and hold a 20-point advantage with 4 1/2 minutes left in the first half, Toronto Raptors leader and All-Star point guard Kyle Lowr…
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  • Duncan's elbow not considered to be serious

    Duncan's elbow not considered to be serious

    ESPN.com Mar 11
    Tim Duncan hyperextended his left elbow near the end of the Spurs' win over the Raptors on Tuesday night. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said he thought the injury wasn't serious and that Duncan would be fine.
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  • Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri talks up adding Canadian players…

    Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri talks up adding Canadian players, which seems pointless

    yahoo.com Mar 10
    The Toronto Raptors played their first NBA game nearly 20 years ago. The franchise has made the playoffs six times and is well on its way toward making the postseason for the seventh time and second consecutive year. The team has given the NBA five All-…
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  • Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri talks up adding Canadian players…

    Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri talks up adding Canadian players, which seems pointless

    The Toronto Raptors played their first NBA game nearly 20 years ago. The franchise has made the playoffs six times and is well on its way toward making the postseason for the seventh time and second consecutive year. The team has given the NBA five All-…
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  • Another Westbrook triple-double keys Thunder win

    Another Westbrook triple-double keys Thunder win

    ESPN.com Mar 8
    Russell Westbrook posted his fifth triple-double in six games to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors 108-104 on Sunday night.
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  • Lowry returns for Raptors, nets 25 in defeat

    Lowry returns for Raptors, nets 25 in defeat

    Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry returned to the lineup for Friday night's 103-94 loss to the Hornets in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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  • LeBron answers Valanciunas flagrant with huge 4th, pushes Cavs …

    LeBron answers Valanciunas flagrant with huge 4th, pushes Cavs past Raptors

    With just less than 20 seconds left in the third quarter of a very entertaining Wednesday night matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors, two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference, Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas managed to do …
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  • Raptors rest ailing Lowry in loss to Knicks

    Raptors rest ailing Lowry in loss to Knicks

    Banged-up Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry sat out Saturday's game against the Knicks to rest, his first missed game of this season. Coach Dwane Casey said he could look to rest Lowry for a few days down the stretch.
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  • Warriors' Festus Ezeli suspended for altercation

    Warriors' Festus Ezeli suspended for altercation

    nba.com Feb 28
    Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli has been suspended one game without pay for initiating an altercation with Toronto Raptors forward-center Tyler Hansbrough by grabbing his throat, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Opera…
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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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