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October 31, 2018 2:32 AM Rested Raptor Leonard wears out 76ers

There were many stars on the night — Kawhi Leonard returned from a night off to score 31 points, and Jonas Valanciunas pitched in 23 off the bench — as Toronto’s depth was just too much for Philadelphia. Kyle Lowry had 12 assists to go with 20 points, the sixth straight game the all-star point guard has registered more than 10 assists. The franchise 11

September 19, 2018 8:05 PM It’s no slam dunk, but Glen Grunwald has high hopes for Canada Basketball

Having already played a significant role in one chapter of Canadian basketball history, Glen Grunwald has his eyes set on another. One of the first employees of the Toronto Raptors, coming on board long before the team played its first game, Grunwald was instrumental in negotiating a rocky first few years for the now well-established franchise 35

June 22, 2018 8:50 PM Rating NBA draft winners (nice work, Mavs) and losers (those cruel Sixers)

They got the player many consider the most NBA-ready of them in all in Slovenian wunderkind Luka Doncic and at little cost. They swapped No. 5 with Atlanta for No. 3 and only had to give up a protected first-round pick in the deal. The teenager won the European championship with Slovenia and then was the EuroLeague MVP with Real Madrid — a heady double 25

June 4, 2018 2:18 PM LeBron James’s shorts suits — yea or nay?

The outfits NBA players have been wearing while walking to their locker rooms are grabbing a lot of attention in this year’s playoffs. To open the post-season in April, a dapper-looking Russell Westbrook dropped a few jaws as he swaggered in shirtless but wearing a sports jacket and a gold neck chain with the letter W. The ensemble inspired the Raptor 26

May 17, 2018 2:47 AM Casey up for NBA top coach honours, VanVleet sixth man nominee

Five days after he was fired by the Toronto Raptors, Dwane Casey was named a finalist for NBA coach of the year. On a night when the 2015 winner, Mike Budenholzer, reached a deal to coach the Milwaukee Bucks — scratching his name off the list of candidates for the Raptors job, the 61-year-old Casey made the shortlist after the best regular season in Raptor 26

May 8, 2018 10:57 PM Raptor’s Anunoby makes an impression on LeBron

Rookie’s “futire is now,” Cavs star says after up-close look in playoffs. CLEVELAND—LeBron James spent four games up close and personal with OG Anunoby and came away impressed with the Raptors rookie. “I think he has a bright future. His future is now, actually,” the Cavaliers star said after dispatching Toronto in a 128-93 blowout to cap a four-game 23

March 10, 2018 3:27 AM Playoff feel to Raptors’ wild win over Rockets at ACC

Raptor Kyle Lowry breaks out with seven threes in battle of conference leaders. MVP frontrunner James Harden drains 40 for Rockets, but it wasn’t enough. “Our big thing tonight was mental toughness. This team is going to score. They are a great scoring team and are one of the best I have seen in my many years in the NBA. You take away one thing and they figure 39

February 28, 2018 4:30 AM Wednesday NBA game preview: Toronto Raptors at Orlando Magic

Jonas Valanciunas vs. Nikola Vukevic matchup to watch at Amway Center. There isn’t a whole lot to like about the struggling Magic, but Vucevic averages 17 points and nine rebounds a game. It’s another test for Valanciunas, who was spotty in Toronto’s Monday win over Detroit. Orlando has lost six in a row and, at 18-42, is right in the thick of the race to finish 38

February 13, 2018 9:48 PM Wednesday game preview: Toronto Raptors at Chicago Bulls

The Raptors will see the high-flying Zach LaVine for the first time this year. Serge Ibaka, the veteran Raptor who has been on the NBA’s all-defensive first team three times, faces Chicago rookie Lauri Markkanen, who is averaging 15 points and almost eight rebounds a game. OG Anunoby is dealing with an ankle issue and could be a question mark for the Raptors 25

February 4, 2018 7:35 PM Raptors knock off Grizzlies

Delon Wright leads balanced Raptor offence with 15 points in Super Sunday matinee at Air Canada Centre. Delon Wright had 15 points off the bench as the Toronto Raptors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 101-86 on Sunday. DeMar DeRozan added 13 points and Jonas Valanciunas chipped in 12 points, nine rebounds and three assists. The Raptors (36-16) have won five straight 34