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January 12, 2019 12:59 AM New Toronto Raptor Patrick McCaw keeping things in perspective

Patrick McCaw, the free-agent guard who officially signed with the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night, knows that better than most. The 23-year-old former Golden State Warrior suffered a particularly scary bone bruise when he was undercut by Vince Carter in a game against the Sacramento Kings last April. McCaw landed hard on his back and was stretchered 191

January 8, 2019 11:10 PM Hey Vince Carter, nice to see you again. Welcome home

The last time Vince Carter was a Toronto Raptor YouTube hadn’t been invented yet, among other things, which is a little like Dorothy Parker existing before Twitter. On Tuesday, Vince returned to Toronto again, on a seventh different team since he left his greatest and only enduring NBA home. He is 41 years old, all of a sudden. Is this the last time he comes 135

January 2, 2019 7:11 PM DeMar DeRozan hungry for first shot at Raptors

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS—Game on the line, final possession, the ball’s in the hands of DeMar DeRozan as he stares down Kawhi Leonard in front of him. “Be a great movie,” DeRozan said here Wednesday in a far-reaching interview session. “Great movie. Reminds me of The Notebook.” It may not come to pass that DeRozan, arguably the most popular Raptor ever when he was traded 114

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 74

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 120

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 69

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 65

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 74

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 60

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 75