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3 hrs ago | Sir Charles in Charge

2014 NBA Playoffs Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Brooklyn Nets

Mar 10, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Brooklyn Nets small forward Paul Pierce reacts after hitting a three-point shot in front of Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry late in the fourth quarter at the Barclays Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Toronto Raptors, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

4 Toronto Raptors Weaknesses to Exploit in the NBA Playoffs

The Toronto Raptors are one of the 2013-14 regular season's most surprising playoff teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, Indiana Pacers, Tyler Hansbrough, John Salmons, NBA Players, Chuck Hayes, Houston Rockets

Fri Apr 18, 2014

TSN.ca

Lewenberg: Casey faces former pupil in opening-round series

On Saturday afternoon, less than three years after winning an unlikely championship together in Dallas, Dwane Casey and Jason Kidd will sit on opposite ends of the Air Canada Centre sideline, getting set to make their postseason debut as head coaches.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kidd, New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Toronto Raptors, Jonas Valanciunas, Houston Rockets, Patrick Patterson, Kevin Garnett, Boston Celtics

Forbes.com

The Ten Most Underrated Players In The NBA Playoffs

The NBA playoffs are here. And we know the formula. LeBron, Kevin Durant , Chris Paul , James Harden et al draw the viewers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, San Antonio Spurs, DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross, Indiana Pacers, Tyler Hansbrough, NBA Players

Nets Daily

Brooklyn Nets' experience a big advantage over Toronto Raptors

With the league's third oldest roster, it's a given that the Nets would have an advantage in experience over most teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Raptors Republic

Look Out For This Play: It Beat Us Last Time, Let It Not Happen Again

We had Amir Johnson guarding Paul Pierce, who as good as a defender he is, shouldn't be covering a guy like Paul Pierce on the perimeter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Terrence Ross

Raptors Republic

2013-14 Raptors now litter franchise leaderboards

It's been quite the season for the Toronto Raptors. What we'll likely remember about this season years from now is "48," the team's win total for the year, the most ever in franchise history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Antonio Davis, Terrence Ross, NBA Players, Chris Childs

Wed Apr 16, 2014

USA Today

2014 NBA playoffs preview: Toronto Raptors vs. Brooklyn Nets

Points allowed per game : Raptors 98.1, Nets 99.3 . Matchups worth watching: Raptors PG Kyle Lowry vs. Nets PG Deron Williams, Raptors PF Amir Johnson vs. Nets F Paul Pierce.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

Raptors Republic

Re: Man Amir Johnson Left Hanging Receives Reward from RR; Your Move @IamAmirJohnson

After we posted this GIF of Amir Johnson leaving a gentle soul hanging , the man in question, Mark Littell, a Day-1 Raptors Fan who holds season seats reached out to reap the reward of a free Kings In The North Raptors tee , as promised by RR.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Terrence Ross

HoopsAddict.com

It Doesn't Matter Who The Toronto Raptors Play In The First Round Of The Playoffs

All this buzz and discussion about who the ideal first round opponent for the Toronto Raptors would be in the playoffs is missing the mark.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets

Raptors Republic

Morning Coffee - Wed, Apr 16

Bayno is a former head coach at UNLV and a long-time assistant in Minnesota. Nurse ran a very successful program in the D-League and Mermuys came to Toronto after stints in both Houston and Denver.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, John Salmons

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Playoff-bound Raptors insist they have no preferable post-season opponent

Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward-center Amir Johnson looks to pass to guard Greivis Vasquez against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Air Canada Centre, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Memphis Grizzlies, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Houston Rockets

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Raptors Rapture

Preview: Toronto Raptors Playoff Tickets

Dwane Casey and the Raptors are finally going to the playoffs. Casey, who coached one and a half years in Minnesota and has been with Toronto since the beginning of the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season, is taking his first team to the postseason as a head coach.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

Raptors Republic

Re: "Roll With Amir" - Recap with Pictures

Ed's Note: This is a guest post by Sari Birnbaum , who attended the annual Roll With Amir event and tells us what it's all about.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross

CBC News

Raptors can set franchise mark, lock up 3rd seed

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan, right, drives against Milwaukee Bucks player Khris Middleton during their game two weeks ago in Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Pistons host Raptors in final 2014 home game

The Toronto Raptors, fresh off clinching their second Atlantic Division crown in franchise history, will try to build momentum heading into the postseason when they play at the Detroit Pistons on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, Josh Smith, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings, NBA Players, Toronto Raptors

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bradenton.com

Raptors fall to Knicks but still clinch division

Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, Amar'e Stoudemire had a season-high 24 points and 11 rebounds and the New York Knicks kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the Raptors 108-100.

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Raptors Republic

Re: Gameday: Knicks @ Raptors, April 11

The 46-32 Toronto Raptors host the 33-45 New York Knicks at 7 p.m. on Friday on TSN 2, with a chance to put a sizeable nail in the Knicks' playoff-hope coffin.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, NBA Players, Andrea Bargnani, Dallas Mavericks, Tyson Chandler, Los Angeles Clippers, Kenyon Martin, Denver Nuggets

KnickerBlogger

Game Preview & Thread: Knicks @ Raptors

Months of suffering may finally be coming to an end; there are only four games left in the 2013-14 New York Knicks season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Memphis Grizzlies

Canada.com

Raptors find coaching stability with coach Casey

Here is the list: Larry Brown, Randy Ayers, Chris Ford, Jim O'Brien, Maurice Cheeks, Eric Musselman, Reggie Theus, Kenny Natt, Vinny Del Negro, Scott Skiles, Paul Westphal, Keith Smart, Dwane Casey.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento Kings, John Salmons, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

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