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  1. Round One: Jonas Valanciunas vs. Marcin GortatRead the original story

    Yesterday | Raptors Rapture

    Apr 4, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas holds the ball on his head after being called for a foul against Boston Celtics by referee Tom Washington in the second quarter at Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports As the Toronto Raptors get set to take on the Washington Wizards in the first round of the playoffs, many are considering the main storyline for the series to be the point guard duel between stars Kyle Lowry and John Wall .

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  2. Re: Series Preview: Raptors-Wizards Q&A with Truth About ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Raptors Republic

    ... city was buzzing in the lead-up to round one, this year has been a lot of sitting and waiting, both for the Toronto Raptors to rediscover their stroke and for a now-certain playoff series - or two - to arrive. Well, the Raptors played just poorly ...

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  3. Re: Paul Pierce clarifies "it" comment, says Raptors lack take-over superstarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Raptors Republic

    Paul Pierce stirred things up week with a candid interview with ESPN's Jackie MacMullen . The 16-year veteran of three teams dished out on everybody - and I mean everybody.

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  4. PBT First-Round Playoff Previews: Toronto Raptors vs. Washington WizardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MSNBC

    Raptors: 108.1 points scored per 100 possessions ; 104.8 points allowed per 100 possessions . Wizards: 101.9 points scored per 100 possessions ; 100.0 points allowed per 100 possessions .

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  5. YouTube celebrity's ode to Toronto goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BlogTO

    Scarborough-born YouTube celebrity IISuperwomanII a.k.a. Lilly Singh released a new video on April 16th - 4.16 - that pays tribute to Toronto in a huge way, from the standard skyline shots, Yonge-Dundas Square appearances, and TTC-subway-car-party scenes to an on-court Toronto Raptors homage. Singh and Toronto YouTube personality Humble the Poet 's "#IVIVI" is an ode to Toronto's diversity and includes shout-outs to Scarborough, North York and more.

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  6. NBA: Harden, Rockets expecting deeper playoff runRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Campbell Reporter

    ... a second straight Atlantic Division title and set a franchise record with 49 victories. But it's what the Toronto Raptors do next, now the playoffs have arrived, that will determine whether this season is a success. The Raptors, who lost a Game 7 ...

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  7. DeRozan named top player in East for AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | InsideHalton.com

    Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Month for April, the National Basketball Association announced Friday. The 25-year-old DeRozan led all players in the East by averaging 24.1 points in seven games.

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  8. Paul Pierce and Amir Johnson Trade Shots Prior to Wizards-RaptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce has been holding nothing back from the media lately , calling out former Brooklyn Nets teammates and telling Wizards teammates John Wall and Bradley that they need to "make up their mind" about whether or not they want to be good. He also added that the Raptors don't "have the 'it' that makes you feel worried" as an opponent, via Jackie MacMullan of ESPN.com.

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  9. Patterson is Raptors' insider on Wizards' WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SLAM! Sports

    Patrick Patterson after he nails a 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter as the Toronto Raptors beat the Sacramento Kings at the Air Canada Centre on January 28, 2015. With Kyle Lowry still rounding into form, Wall is the best player on either side in Toronto's playoff opening series against Washington.

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  10. Kelly: Ready for Jurassic Park's roar, Raptors can lift a desperate cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    Fans cheer in Maple Leaf Square as the Toronto Raptors play the Brooklyn Nets during Game 7 of last year's Eastern Conference quarter-finals. This year, the square has been rebranded for the NBA playoffs as Jurassic Park.

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  11. Toronto Raptors need to be better at what they do best than...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    For months now, the Toronto Raptors have been talking about improving their defence. This has been more than justifiable: coach Dwane Casey values sturdy defence more than anything else, and the Raptors have been poor on that end.

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  12. "Lou & The Six": Drake Unveils Toronto Raptors Playoff T-ShirtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hypebeast.com

    The Knicks have Spike, the Lakers roll with Nicholson, but but no other team has a bigger champion than the Toronto Raptors. Drake's arrival as the team's global ambassador has sparked some big changes - everything from a redesigned team logo, OVO branded Raptors gear, to a memorable lint roller giveaway poking fun at Drizzy's court-side manners.

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  13. Raps' Williams could be x-factor vs. Wiz: GanterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SLAM! Sports

    Toronto Raptors' Lou Williams goes around the outside of Brian Roberts during the first half at the Air Canada Centre on January 8, 2015. You would need more than two hands of fingers and thumbs to count the number of games Lou Williams has come off the bench and won for the Raptors this year.

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  14. Hard-working Williams the X-factor for RaptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle Herald

    Lou Williams' back is a tapestry of ink that, according to the tattooed street sign stretched across his shoulder blades, depicts the corner of "Hustle" and "Hard Work." The Toronto Raptors are counting on both from their sharpshooting guard when they open the NBA playoffs Saturday afternoon against the Washington Wizards.

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  15. Wizards vs. Raptors Game 1 preview: Wizards try to set the pace in TorontoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bullets Forever

    The Wizards and Raptors open the playoff schedule Saturday afternoon. Can the Wizards find a way to steal homecourt advantage in Game 1? Where and when: The Washington Wizards take on the Toronto Raptors at 1 p.m at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

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  16. Raptors Respond to Paul Pierce's Trash Talk with 'Viagra' ZingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... MD [] WASHINGTON - Paul Pierce has lit a spark under the Wizard's opening round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors with incendiary comments he made days ago. Along with calling out teammates John Wall and Bradley Beal - saying they needed to ...

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  17. How the Wizards can take advantage of the Raptors' pick and roll aggressionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bullets Forever

    The Raptors like to get aggressive with ball handlers on the pick and roll. The Wizards need to use their aggression against them and get creative on the offensive end to win the series.

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  18. Casey calls Pierce's "it" comment calculatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | InsideHalton.com

    Less than 24 hours before the Raptors tipped off their opening-round playoff series against Pierce and the Washington Wizards, talk still swirled around the sly veteran's verbal shot at Toronto. "He's been there, he knows what he's doing, he's experienced .

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  19. Grant Hill: 'I'm a Wizards Fan; I Like Our Chances'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

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  20. Raptors seeking to win 7-game series for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Erie Times News

    Toronto Raptors' coach Dwane Casey attends a media availability in Toronto, Thursday, April 16, 2015. The Raptors open the NBA playoffs against the Washington Wizards on Saturday.

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