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  1. Heading South Up North: Can Toronto Raptors Regain Magic by Playoff Time?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    The Toronto Raptors ' stretch of inferior play since the All-Star break has left many wondering whether the team can recapture the magic that made them so formidable at the beginning of the year. A 23-7 start to the season now sits as a reminder of how prosperous things once were.

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  2. Re: DeMar DeRozan Out-Duels James Harden; Dwane Casey Does Nothing ControversialRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Raptors Republic

    This was a much-needed injection of confidence and we should all buy something off of DeMar DeRozan's Amazon wishlist to thank him for it. The game resembled the Bulls one last week where the Raptors, on the back of DeRozan again, were hanging tough except that deep down you had this nasty feeling that when crunch time came, the points produced by a one-dimensional system would dry out and the more nuanced opposition offense would win out.

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  3. Re: Morning Coffee - Tue, Mar 31Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Raptors Republic

    The Raptors needed every one of those points with just two other players scoring in double figures and Greivis Vasquez replacing the injured Kyle Lowry in the starting lineup. Toronto got a break in that Dwight Howard sat out the contest for rest on the second day of a road back-to-back, but this was still a meaningful win over one of the strongest teams in the league.

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  4. Will win over Rockets reignite Raptors?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

    ... against the Rockets on Monday night. DeRozan had a career-high 42 points in the game. (USA Today Sports) The Toronto Raptors have been talking for the better part of the last month about playing that one complete game that could ignite them, get ...

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  5. Re: Dwane Casey: Defense is Kind of ImportantRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Raptors Republic

    Dwane Casey has revealed that defense is pretty important. The news came in a post-practice scrum where he orated to eager reporters about the importance of stopping the other team from scoring: "Our whole theme from here on out is going to be defence.

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  6. NBA admits missed calls in crunch time of Rocketsa loss to RaptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    The NBA's "last two-minute" report on Tuesday acknowledged two mistakes that went against the Rockets with the Raptors holding a one-point lead in the final minutes on Monday. The Rockets had vehemently protested the first, and the NBA agreed that James Harden should have been granted a time out when he grabbed a loose ball with 42.9 seconds left.

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  7. Raptors' April look-ahead: finish the season & start the playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Raptors Rapture

    Nov 5, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk grabs the rebound against Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan in the second half at TD Garden. The Toronto Raptors defeated the Boston Celtics 110-107.

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  8. Wiggins continues to add to his gameRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan gets fouled by Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Toronto. Further proof of that could be seen all over the highlight reels after the Wolves' loss to Utah Monday night.

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  9. Gameday preview: Toronto at WolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Preview: The Wolves have a depleted roster, a four-game losing streak and little to play for. The Raptors already have clinched the Atlantic Division and qualified for the playoffs for the seventh time in team history.

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  10. Raptors stressing defence down season's stretch runRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Canada.com

    The Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas shoots over the Houston Rockets' Clint Capela on Monday night. The Raptors won 99-96.

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  11. NBA game roundup: DeRozan scores 42 in Raptors' winRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Click Orlando

    Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan had a career-high 42 points, leading the Raptors to a 99-96 win over the Houston Rockets at Air Canada Centre Monday night. DeRozan went 14 for 27 from the field and 12 of 17 from the foul line to go along with 11 rebounds.

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  12. Raptors hope for consistent play heading into postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozen struts off the court after sinking a backet with 18 seconds left in the game during second half NBA action in Toronto on Monday, March 30, 2015. Raptors' Greivis Vasquez is at left.

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  13. DeMar DeRozan: Raptors Star Shines Against RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Raptors Rapture

    Mar 30, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors guard Greivis Vasquez congratulates guard DeMar DeRozan after a play against the Houston Rockets at the Air Canada Centre. Toronto defeated Houston 99-96.

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  14. The Raptors and the First Round of the Playoffs: Evaluating the OppositionRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Raptors HQ

    The Toronto Raptors have clinched a playoff spot and won the Atlantic Division. The last goal is to win a playoff series.

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  15. NBA Pre-Playoff Panic Meter: 6 Contenders in Serious DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Fire up those NBA playoff panic meters. It's high time we sound the alarm for the array of postseason contenders in danger of early-round collapses.

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  16. DeRozan leads Raptors to 99-96 win over RocketsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

    DeMar DeRozan poured in a career-high 42 points as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Houston Rockets 99-96 last night. DeRozan hit the final two shots of the night as the Raptors won their second straight game.

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  17. Quick Stat Hits: How NOT to Fix the Raptors' DefenseRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Raptors HQ

    If the title of this piece seems familiar, there may be a couple good reasons for that. In December, we asked what had happened to the Raptors' defense .

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  18. DeRozan scores 42, Raptors beat Rockets 99-96Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as his Raptors beat Harden's Rockets 99-96 on Monday night, Toronto's eighth straight home victory over Houston. "It's definitely cool because we've been playing against each other since we were kids," DeRozan said of Harden, who also grew up in the Los Angeles area.

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  19. NBA standings watch: can the Bulls hold on to the 3 seed, and do they want to?Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Blog a Bull

    A quickie this morning, as the Bulls are on a rare long break from games. They're actually practicing, somewhat , and getting guys healthy.

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  20. Reggie Jackson wearing hunting gloves on benchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Piston Powered

    Mar 24, 2015; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson defended by Toronto Raptors guard Greivis Vasquez during the third quarter at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Pistons beat the Raptors 108-104.

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