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3 hrs ago | Raptors HQ

DeMar DeRozan's Work in the Lab Pays Off for Team USA and the Raptors

DeMar DeRozan has been working hard this summer. Dave Zarum at Sportsnet takes a peek into the young Raptor's training regimen.

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

4 hrs ago | NOLA.com

New Orleans Pelicans sign small forward John Salmons

The Clippers won, 103-102. John Salmons, J.J. Redick The New Orleans Pelicans announced on Tuesday they have signed free agent small forward John Salmons to a one-year contract, although he verbally agreed to join the franchise more than a month ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, John Salmons, NBA Players, Los Angeles Clippers, J.J. Redick

9 hrs ago | TSN.ca

Sixers acquire C Thabeet from Thunder for second-round pick

The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded centre Hasheem Thabeet and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015 and a trade exception.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Hasheem Thabeet, Steven Adams, DeMar DeRozan

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Raptors HQ

On Jonas Valanciunas and His Patented Pump Fake

As a critical element to the team's fortunes next season, Jonas Valanciunas needs to focus on improving the one obvious deficiency in his game.

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The Miami Herald

Pelicans sign Salmons

Salmons, who'll be entering his 13th NBA season, averaged 5.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists over 78 games between Toronto and Sacramento in 2013-14.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Rudy Gay

BleacherReport

Can the Brooklyn Nets Win the Atlantic Division in 2014-15?

In 2014-15, the Brooklyn Nets will have a shot to win the Atlantic Division for the first time since Vince Carter, Jason Kidd and Richard Jefferson were running the show in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Jason Kidd, NBA Players, John Salmons, Miami Heat

Sports Media 101

Will Bradley Beal Be an All-Star This Year?

Wizards 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Washington Wizards as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, John Wall, Indiana Pacers

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Raptors Republic

Re: Raptors Weekly Podcast, August 25 - Leiweke Hates the 9-to-5

Blessed is any news so we thank DeMar DeRozan and Tim Leiweke, who both took different steps to get the headlines on this weeks' Rapcast, which sees Andrew, Will and myself usher in the final week of August.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players

The Sixer Sense

76ers Coach Brett Brown Inducted Into Maine Basketball Hall of Fame

Apr 9, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown shouts instructions to his team against the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre.

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The Globe and Mail

Raptors' practice facility approved by Toronto council over Ford's objections

Toronto city council has approved a deal that will see the Toronto Raptors build a $30-million practice facility at Exhibition Place, over the objections of Mayor Rob Ford and his brother, Councillor Doug Ford.

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Raptors Rapture

Masai Ujiri's new practice facility - will it keep him in town?

Apr 14, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey signals in a play at the Air Canada Centre against the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Related Topix: Sports, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Rip City Project

Joel Przybilla retires from NBA Basketball

Oct 22, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada; Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas tries to block out Milwaukee Bucks center Joel Przybilla as they eye a rebound at the Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Players, Joel Przybilla, Jonas Valanciunas, Milwaukee Bucks

Daily Mail

USA announce their 12 man squad for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

USA Basketball National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo announced the 12 players he will be taking to the FIBA basketball World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets

Buckets Over Broadway

NBA Atlantic Division Preview: Shake Up At The Top

Apr 16, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas and New York Knicks center Cole Aldrich tip off during the Knicks final game of the season at Madison Square Garden.

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680News

The council chamber is shown in Toronto City Hall in an undated file photo. HANDOUT/City of Toronto

Monday marks the beginning of the final Toronto city council meeting before the municipal election on Oct. 27, and there's no shortage of issues up for debate.

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Raptors Rapture

Cleveland get the Love it wants: how does mega-deal affect Raptors?

Apr 4, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love is pressured by Miami Heat forward LeBron James during the second half at American Airlines Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, NBA Players, Kevin Love

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Rant Sports

Oklahoma City Thunder 2014-15 Schedule: 5 Important Early Games

The Oklahoma City Thunder will enter the 2014-15 NBA season as a championship contender.

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Rant Sports

Klay Thompson Undoubtedly Worst NBA Player To Make Team USA Roster

Late Friday night, Team USA 's final roster cuts were made for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NBA Basketball, Klay Thompson, NBA Players, DeMar DeRozan, Chandler Parsons, Damian Lillard, Houston Rockets, Gordon Hayward, Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks, Utah Jazz

The Age

Strong voice: David Andersen in action against the Tall Blacks last year.

Before the Australian Boomers went their separate ways from a training camp in Canberra last August, the team had an in-depth meeting with their coaches.

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Related Topix: David Andersen, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, NBA Basketball, Goran Dragic (2008 Beijing Olympics), Andrew Bogut (2008 Beijing Olympics), Aron Baynes

Raptors Republic

Re: [OFFICIAL]: DeMar DeRozan makes Team USA

It's late, so this post will be short. Toronto's very own DeMar DeRozan has indeed made Team USA .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players, Jonas Valanciunas

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