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Toronto Raptors Planning Name Change?

Posted 06.06.2013 | Sports

Are the Toronto Raptors considering a name change? During a recent chat with the media, new franchise CEO Tim Leiweke hinted that this may indeed b...

Toronto Raptors Pay Tribute To Boston

Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports

Before the Boston Celtics played their final game of the season at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the Raptors' PA announcer, Herbie Kuhn, delivered...

Johnson Scores 24 As Bulls Fall To Raptors 97-88

AP | IAN HARRISON | Posted 04.13.2013 | Chicago

TORONTO -- Amir Johnson had 24 points and nine rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 23 points and the Toronto Raptors earned their second straight win over Chica...

Heat Match 2nd Longest NBA Winning Streak

AP | IAN HARRISON | Posted 05.17.2013 | Sports

TORONTO — Back where their winning streak started on Super Bowl Sunday, the Miami Heat kept rolling right into March Madness. Now it's on to Bo...

KG, Pierce Reach Milestones

AP | Posted 03.13.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- Kevin Garnett scored 12 points, passing Jerry West for 15th on the NBA's career scoring list, and Paul Pierce joined him among the top 20 sc...

Who Was That Kid?

AP | CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 02.17.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a...

Mozgov'd!

Complex Sports | Posted 02.13.2013 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports DeMar DeRozan's sick dunk over Timofey Mozgov tonight wasn't quite as humiliating as Blake Griffin's dunk over T...

Rudy Coems Through For New Team

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 02.09.2013 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Rudy Gay scored 17 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Friday night, rallying the Toronto Raptors to a 100-98 victory ...

Caron Butler Fakes Out Raptors With High Five

Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Last night, the Los Angeles Clippers got spanked by the Toronto Raptors. Plain and simple. But, in the waning ...

Report: Grizzlies Trade Rudy Gay

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 04.01.2013 | Sports

Rudy Gay is on his way to Toronto in the latest and most dramatic move in the Memphis Grizzlies' money-motivated makeover. The Grizzlies agreed to tr...

Boozer Scores 36 In Bulls OT Win Over Raptors

AP | IAN HARRISON | Posted 01.17.2013 | Chicago

TORONTO -- Luol Deng hit a tiebreaking jumper with 3 seconds left in overtime and the Chicago Bulls beat Toronto 107-105 in overtime on Wednesday nigh...

Raptors' 5-Game Win Streak Snaps In San Antonio

AP | Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO -- Tim Duncan scored 15 points and the San Antonio Spurs rolled to a 100-80 victory over Toronto on Wednesday night, snapping the Raptors'...

Ref Blocks Kris Humphries' Free Throw

Posted 12.13.2012 | Sports

The referees seem to have made Toronto Raptors games more exciting this week. During a home matchup against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, Kris...

Struggling Raptors Unable To Overcome Kings

AP | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- DeMarcus Cousins had 25 points and 13 rebounds to help the Sacramento Kings beat the struggling Toronto Raptors 107-100 on Wedne...

The Case For Vinsanity As A Hall Of Famer

Grantland | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports

n May 2010, Vince Carter was producing about 18 points per game for an Orlando team — his hometown team — that swept the first two rounds of the p...

Six Players Score Double-Digits Against Raptors

AP | Posted 12.04.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Corey Brewer scored 19 points, JaVale McGee had 17 points and five blocks, and the Denver Nuggets withstood a late rally to beat the Toronto...

OOPS: Rockets Center Helps Out Other Team

Posted 11.28.2012 | Sports

Omer Asik may have arrived in Houston with less fanfare than James Harden or Jeremy Lin, but the 26-year-old center is already looking like a savvy ac...

Harden Helps Launch Rockets Over Raptors

AP | CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 11.28.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON -- James Harden scored 24 points and matched a career high with 12 assists to lead the Houston Rockets over the Toronto Raptors 117-101 on Tue...

Durant Welcomes Raptors Rookie With Posterizing Dunk

Posted 11.07.2012 | Sports

Welcome to the NBA, Jonas Valanciunas. That's the message that Kevin Durant delivered to the Toronto Raptors rookie when he posterized the young ce...

Hill Lifts Pacers With Game-Winner In Final Seconds

AP | Posted 11.01.2012 | Sports

TORONTO -- George Hill scored the go-ahead basket with two seconds left, completing the Indiana Pacers' rally for a 90-88 season-opening win over the ...

Toronto's Everlasting Sports Misery

Evan Manning | Posted 12.19.2012 | Teen
Evan Manning

When will Torontonians be able to wake up and call themselves winners? When will our dreams of winning become actuality? Maybe tomorrow, maybe never. For now, all our cursed city has is hope.

An Open Letter to Steve Nash

Ian Carey | Posted 09.02.2012 | Sports
Ian Carey

Raptors fans will cheer for you anyway, but signing in Toronto would give them the chance to cheer for you in person 41 games a year instead of once or twice.

Will The Knicks Keep Fields?

AP | Posted 09.02.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Knicks guard Landry Fields could be on his way out of New York after agreeing to sign an offer sheet with the Toronto Raptors. ...

Ross Headed North Of The Border

AP | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors selected guard Terrence Ross out of the University of Washington with the No. 8 selection in the NBA draft T...

Are NBA Teams Losing On Purpose?

Grantland | Posted 04.19.2012 | Sports

Welcome to Tankonia, a survey of the NBA's thrilling race to the bottom. In our first installment, we'll update you on the past few days in tanking, l...