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5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Early Win-Loss Predictions for Toronto Raptors Next Season

The 2014-15 regular season for the Toronto Raptors will be used as a means to not only build on their incredible success from a year prior, but to also silence any doubters who believe their rags-to-riches turnaround was merely an apparition.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Terrence Ross, Bruno Caboclo, NBA Players

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Raptors HQ

Numeric Narratives: Jonas Valanciunas and the Primordial Ooze

Already making reliable contributions on the interior, the question with Jonas Valanciunas is in exactly what direction would the Raptors like him to continue expanding his game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, NBA Players, Greivis Vasquez, Tyler Hansbrough, Chuck Hayes

Raptors HQ

The Top 3 Raptors ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Reactions

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continued its surge through social media this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Landry Fields, NBA Players

Raptors Republic

Breaking it Down: The Raptors' Clutch Playbook

Fun fact: The Raptors were a league-best +195 in the fourth quarter last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Wed Aug 27, 2014

ESPN

Ebola concerns halt Team USA visit to Senegal

Masai Ujiri walked down the dark corridor toward the light and the sound of the Atlantic Ocean, waves crashing against the rocks.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Raptors HQ

Off-Season Review Part 3: A Look At Contract Incentives

DeRozan and Johnson have some incentives in their deals that complicate the cap picture a little bit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Raptors HQ

Raptors React to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

With the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge running wild on social media, I wondered: what kind of reaction could we expect from various Raptors, past and present? Unless you've been living under a social media rock as of late, it's been pretty hard to escape the onslaught that is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge .

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Liberty Ballers

Conquering the NBA Part I - Taming the Atlantic

As we wait for the Cavs-Wolves trade this weekend, to see if we get in on the action, and with what return, just as we have perfected waiting this past year, to make moves at the deadline, and for the draft, for free agency, for summer league, for the schedule, for training camp, etc, etc, I thought it time to refocus on the ultimate goal - the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Landry Fields, NBA Players, Philadelphia 76ers

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Raptors Rapture

Ranking Central Division Point Guards

Feb 25, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving goes up for a shot against Toronto Raptors power forward Amir Johnson during the fourth quarter at Quicken Loans Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, NBA Players, Toronto Raptors

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Raptors HQ

Where Will the Raptors Be in 12 Months?

As part of SB Nation's NBA Theme Day, we were asked: Where will the Toronto Raptors be in 12 months? For a team on the presumptive rise, there are basically two scenarios: one of hope, the other of despair.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Raptors Republic

Why doesn't Terrence Ross attack the basket?

This is Kenneth Faried , a power forward who has at least 30 pounds on Ross. Colloquially known as "the Manimal", Faried is as much - if not more - of an athletic marvel as Ross.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Terrence Ross, NBA Players, DeMar DeRozan, John Salmons, Reggie Jackson, Oklahoma City Thunder

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Free agency not working out for Pistons' Monroe as talks remain at standstill

Detroit Pistons' Greg Monroe drives to the basket against Toronto Raptors Amir Johnson during second period action on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Greg Monroe, NBA Players, Josh Smith, Toronto Raptors

Tue Aug 05, 2014

King James Gospel

Cleveland Cavaliers in need of a rim protector

May 4, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Brooklyn Nets center-forward Andray Blatche defends against Toronto Raptors forward-center Amir Johnson in the first half of game seven of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre.

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