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  1. RR Mailbag: Casey's schemes, Valanciunas's usage, playoff seeding, Toronto fan mentalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Raptors Republic

    Playoff seeding does still matter, but it's more of a worry for the second round, should Toronto get that far. As far as first-round opponents go, the Raptors should be favored over any 5-8 seed.

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  2. DeMar DeRozan Throws Down Vicious Dunk In Win Over Philadelphia [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Daily Caller

    The struggling Toronto Raptors traveled to the City of Brotherly Love on Monday to face-off against the Philadelphia 76ers. Toronto had found itself on the losing end of its last five contests, but 35 points from DeMar DeRozan helped the Raptors end that skid.

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  3. No mistaking Nerlen's Noel's progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Philly.com

    ... hitting all seven field goal attempts and adding seven rebounds in Monday's 114-103 loss to the visiting Toronto Raptors. "Now it is at a point where I stuck with it and knew it would turn around and all the work I put in last year and this year is ...

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  4. NBA game roundup: Raptors finally end skidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    DeRozan, a veteran guard, scored a season-high 35 points as the Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 to snap a season-worst five-game losing streak. Guard Lou Williams, an ex-Sixer, added 21 points off the bench for the Atlantic Division-leading Raptors , who rested All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry, a Philadelphia native and product of Villanova University, for the second straight game.

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  5. Raptors resting Lowry for playoff stretch runRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Erie Times News

    THE LAST time the Toronto Raptors and Kyle Lowry came to town, it was one of Lowry's most memorable couple of days. The day before facing the 76ers, and while surrounded by his family and teammates at his Philadelphia home, the Cardinal Dougherty and Villanova product learned that he was going to be a starter in the All-Star Game.

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  6. Sixers Notes: Ailing Kyle Lowry sits out game with SixersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Erie Times News

    Kyle Lowry loves playing basketball and especially in his hometown of Philadelphia, but the Toronto Raptors point guard, a product of Cardinal Dougherty and Villanova, was on board with sitting out Monday against the 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. Raptors coach Dwane Casey said Lowry had various things he was dealing with.

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  7. Sixers fall to Raptors, but Robinson shows flashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Erie Times News

    ... Robinson. Robinson had 13 points and five rebounds in less than 15 minutes Monday in a 114-103 loss to the Toronto Raptors at the Wells Fargo Center. "He's a bull," Sixers coach Brett Brown said. ". . . I would have played him more, but he got hit ...

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  8. Shorthanded Sixers come up short against RaptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Erie Times News

    TWO INJURIES and the release of a player meant 76ers coach Brett Brown had only 10 players at his disposal last night against the visiting and struggling Toronto Raptors. The team had released JaVale McGee, and both Robert Covington and Jason Richardson were sidelined after getting hurt in Indiana on Sunday.

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  9. Re: Raptors Downward-Spiral Continues in NYC, Skid Row Now Sits At FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Raptors Republic

    On the surface, the Raptors improved upon their dumpster-inferno display just one night prior. For the most part, ball-movement was present, the one-on-one selfishness dissipated , and wealth was shared with six players reaching double-figures.

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  10. Raptors Snap Out Of Five-Game Funk in the City of Brotherly LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Raptors Republic

    Is Toronto's hardcore Rap-act back in full effect? Or was it due to the fact an inferior opponent was in the building? The rub lies somewhere in the realm of the latter receiving a slight edge, but a bottom line still remains; the 5-game funk has officially come to an end! Over the course of the now-infamous losing streak, it seemed like the Raps were performing their best impression of a Marshawn Lynch press conference. As for Beast Mode, his antics are always entertaining.

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  11. Morning Coffee - Tue, Mar 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Raptors Republic

    The defence remained highly problematic - the Sixers scored 54 points in the paint, shot 53% and notched an absurd 32 assists and Jonas Valanciunas was ignored down low all too frequently, but that can be dealt with later. Greivis Vasquez had 12 points and five assists in place of Lowry and Lou Williams was good off the bench, scoring 21 points, along with five assists and no turnovers.

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  12. Around the NBA: Kicking James in groin earns Rockets' Harden suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The All-Stars and Olympic teammates became tangled in the third quarter of Houston's 105-103 overtime victory over Cleveland on Sunday, and Harden fell back to the court, then kicked his foot up into James. Harden was given a flagrant foul 1 for the play, which the league upgraded yesterday to a flagrant 2, which would have been an automatic ejection if called at the time.

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  13. NBA roundup: Raptors beat 76ers to snap 5-game losing streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Chronicle Herald

    DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 35 points, Lou Williams had 21 and the Toronto Raptors snapped a five-game losing streak with a 114-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Toronto coach Dwane Casey gave slumping all-star and Philadelphia native Kyle Lowry another night off to rest.

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  14. Raptors top Sixers; Noel showing progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Morning Call

    While sitting out last season with a torn ACL, Nerlens Noel spent more than three months taking one-handed shots while his form was completely overhauled. The progress was slow and time-consuming, but Noel - often with head coach Brett Brown next to him - put in the work.

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  15. Shorthanded Sixers fall to RaptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... Robinson. Robinson had 13 points and five rebounds in less than 15 minutes Monday in a 114-103 loss to the Toronto Raptors at the Wells Fargo Center. "He's a bull," Sixers coach Brett Brown said. "... I would have played him more, but he got hit in ...

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  16. Nerlens Noel getting 'better and better' Sixers head coach Brett Brown saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | NJ.com

    Mar 2, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel drives to the basket against Toronto Raptors guard Louis Williams during the second half at Wells Fargo Center. The Raptors defeated the 76ers 114-103.

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  17. Re: Morning Coffee - Sun, Feb 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Raptors Republic

    ... the capacity of the Air Canada Centre is 19,800 for an NBA game that's a pretty sterling number. The Toronto Raptors pair the second most points scored per 100 possessions (112.2) with a top 10 shooting performance (51 effective field goal ...

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  18. DeRozan's 35 points pace Raptors past SixersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | SLAM! Sports

    Mired in the worst shooting slump of his career, DeRozan notched a season-best 35 points in Toronto's 114-103 win over the 76ers, as the Raptors snapped a season-worst five-game losing skid. With Kyle Lowry resting, Toronto's other star busted out, mixing jumpers with trips to the free throw line to carry the scoring load.

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  19. National Basketball Association Game CapsulesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Sports Network

    DeMar DeRozan had a season-high 35 points with nine rebounds and five assists as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 on Monday night. Former Sixer Lou Williams netted 21 points off the bench for the Raptors, who snapped a season-high five-game losing streak.

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  20. Raptors top Sixers, snap 5-game slideRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Sports Network

    DeMar DeRozan had a season-high 35 points with nine rebounds and five assists as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 on Monday night. Former Sixer Lou Williams netted 21 points off the bench for the Raptors, who snapped a season-high five-game losing streak.

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