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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 12

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 14

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 12

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 14

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 24

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 29

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 16

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 26

December 24, 2017 12:50 AM Raptors slam Sixers for 10th straight home win

DeMar DeRozan sparks second-half Raptor surge at Air Canada Centre. Next game Boxing Day in Dallas. DeMar DeRozan scored 16 of his 29 points in the third quarter and the Toronto Raptors won for the 10th consecutive time at the Air Canada Centre, beating the Philadelphia 76ers 102-86 on Saturday. Serge Ibaka added 17 points, while Delon Wright finished 25

November 14, 2017 12:01 AM Tuesday NBA preview: Toronto Raptors at Houston Rockets

Raptor Norm Powell doubtful to face James Harden and the high-octane Rockets in Houston. The Rockets point guard is averaging 35.8 points and 11.5 assists in his last six games and will be a load for Lowry to handle. The Raptors point guard hasn’t had a single 20-point game this season and is struggling offensively. Raptor Norm Powell left the TD Garden 38