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10 hrs ago | Raptors Rapture

Action continues: De Colo out, Blatche talking - let's keep our head

May 4, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Brooklyn Nets forward Andray Blatche dunks against Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas in game seven of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBS Sports

Report: Blatche meeting with Raptors in Vegas

The big man averaged 11.2 points and 5.3 rebounds per game last season in Brooklyn, solid production for a backup in the frontcourt.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Amir Johnson, Tyler Hansbrough, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Hardwood Paroxysm

Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas teaches Raptors Cheerleaders how to dance

Jonas Valanciunas gets a well deserved high five after dancing the night away. Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Toronto Raptors center, Jonas Valanciunas, is using this off-season to work on his footwork.with the Toronto Raptors Dance Pak that is.

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

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Raptors Republic

Bruno, Kabongo headline Raptors Summer League roster

The Toronto Raptors have announced their roster for the Las Vegas Summer League, and it's a pretty good one, with several intriguing names listed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Julyan Stone, Terrence Ross, NBA Players, Dwight Buycks

Raptors Rapture

Bruno Caboclo's progress - how to turn him from prospect to Raptor

The die is cast with Bruno Caboclo. He's a Toronto Raptor, but is not ready to suit up for real games.

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

Sun Jul 06, 2014

USA Today

Can the Raptors turn Toronto into a NBA destination?

Raptors' mission: Make Toronto into NBA destination The Raptors don't land marquee free agents.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Raptors Republic

Morning Coffee - Sat, Jul 5

Patterson was very effective in the post-season, too - one of the few Raptors who was a positive contributor, more or less, in all seven games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Ujiri & the Raptors: The Off-Season So Far

In his first true off-season as General Manager of the Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri has been efficient in setting about on what seems to be a clearly laid out plan.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Amir Johnson, Tyler Hansbrough, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Raptors HQ

Raptors Lock-up Restricted Free Agent, Patrick Patterson

Of the three restricted free-agents left to sign, Patterson was the most important for the Raptors to lock-up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Greivis Vasquez, Amir Johnson, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Raptors Rapture

Guest Post - Kyle Lowry returns

May 4, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry questions a call by an official as Brooklyn Nets guard Shaun Livingston walks away in game seven of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre.

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

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Raptors Republic

Re: Kyle Lowry: King of the North

Glad to see that has been taken care of instead of having it drag on for weeks and have the possiblity of losing him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Terrence Ross, Amir Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers

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Toronto Raptors 1st off-season move: Welcome Lou Williams and Lucas Nogueira

Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Lucas Nogueira poses for a photo with NBA commissioner David Stern after being selected as the number sixteen overall pick to the Boston Celtics during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Lou Williams, John Salmons, NBA Players

Wed Jul 02, 2014

International Business Times

NBA News: Miami Heat Misses Out on Kyle Lowry, Agrees to Re-sign with Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry is fouled by Washington Wizards John Wall during the first half of their NBA basketball game in Toronto, February 25, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross

Raptors Republic

Morning Coffee - Wed, Jul 2

Lowry, deemed too much of a distraction just two years ago by the Rockets and sent to Toronto for a first-round pick and Gary Forbes then, is now on the Rockets' wish list.

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Related Topix: NBA Players, Gary Forbes, Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Amir Johnson

Mon Jun 30, 2014

CBS Sports

Raptors reportedly close to locking up Lowry

Sportsnet.ca and ESPN are reporting that while terms are not yet known, the Raptors are thought to be all but have formally locked up a deal with free-agent-to-be Kyle Lowry , before he hits the market Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, NBA Players, Greivis Vasquez, John Salmons, Patrick Patterson

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Raptors Republic

Bruno Caboclo Situation Parallels Tracy McGrady

I have to go back to the time we drafted Tracy McGrady to find an example of the Raptors selecting a player they truly didn't expect to contribute in the near-term and were content developing on the side, solely because of his potential.

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

Sat Jun 28, 2014

BleacherReport

What Offseason Moves Are Next for Toronto Raptors with NBA Draft Complete?

The Toronto Raptors ' bewildering 2014 NBA draft night could be a precursor to one wild and crazy offseason for general manager Masai Ujiri and Company.

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

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Raptors Republic

It's Time To Embrace Toronto's Oddball Drafts

Step 4: Local media comes to the defence of the team . Step 5: A few dissenting Raptors fans begin to loudly defend a player that they've barely - if ever - seen play.

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Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, NBA Basketball, Terrence Ross, NBA Players, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Bobcats, Brandon Knight, Austin Rivers, Kemba Walker

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Raptors Rapture

Is Dario Saric suddenly within reach?

Dario Saric, a Croatian Power Forward/Centre of considerable skill, has signed with a Turkish team.

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

CBS Sports

FA Lowry: 'I want to play for a championship'

Kyle Lowry , who will be an unrestricted free agent next week, has numerous options .

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

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