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3 min ago | Raptors HQ

Raptors React to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

With the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge running wild on social media, I wondered: what kind of reaction could we expect from various Raptors, past and present? Unless you've been living under a social media rock as of late, it's been pretty hard to escape the onslaught that is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge .

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

2 hrs ago | Raptors HQ

Is there anyone on Minnesota's roster of interest?

With the Jordan Hamilton signing of a guaranteed contract, there has been much speculation of an upcoming Masai Ujiri move.

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6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Stint with Team USA Should Pay Major Dividends for DeMar DeRozan

Being a part of the current 16-man roster for Team USA is just another feather in the cap of 25-year-old 's name rang loud in NBA circles during his 2013-14 campaign as he was named to his first NBA All-Star team, averaging 22.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists in 79 games .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Liberty Ballers

Conquering the NBA Part I - Taming the Atlantic

As we wait for the Cavs-Wolves trade this weekend, to see if we get in on the action, and with what return, just as we have perfected waiting this past year, to make moves at the deadline, and for the draft, for free agency, for summer league, for the schedule, for training camp, etc, etc, I thought it time to refocus on the ultimate goal - the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Landry Fields, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, Philadelphia 76ers

Raptors HQ

Report: Tim Leiweke May Be Leaving MLSE

Well, this came out of nowhere. According to Elliotte Friedman , Tim Leiweke may be leaving his position as president & CEO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment soon: In just a little over a year, Leiweke has done a lot to strengthen the reputation and infrastructure of the the pro teams that fall under MLSE's control.

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Raptors HQ

Off-Season Review Part 2: Free Agency And The Steve Novak Trade

In the second part of his multi-part series, Daniel Hackett takes a look at the start of free agency and the Steve Novak trade.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, Bruno Caboclo, John Salmons, Patrick Patterson, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Diante Garrett

CBC News

Burlington basketball giant could be Canada's next NBA star

From August 17-20, in Toronto, the NBA is hosting 60 of the best young basketball players in the Americas.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett, NBA Players, Andrew Wiggins, Bruno Caboclo

Lake Show Life

Young Kobe Bryant takes over high school game

Jan 20, 2013; Toronto, ON, Canada; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant during their game against the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

USA Today

Hayward gets star treatment along with star pay

Gordon Hayward gets star treatment along with star pay The Utah Jazz star has a shot at making Team USA's roster for the FIBA World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Utah Jazz, Gordon Hayward, NBA Players, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons

Raptors Rapture

Ranking Central Division Point Guards

Feb 25, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving goes up for a shot against Toronto Raptors power forward Amir Johnson during the fourth quarter at Quicken Loans Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, NBA Players, Amir Johnson

KTUL-TV Tulsa

OKC Thunder Announce Preseason Schedule

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced its complete 2014 preseason schedule today, which includes a pair of games at Chesapeake Energy Arena as part of the club's seven-game preseason slate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Sam Bradford, NFL Players, Aaron Rodgers, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers

Raptors HQ

DeMar DeRozan Chalks up a DNP-CD in First Team USA Exhibition Game

With Team USA playing its first exhibition game this past weekend, it was hard not to notice that the Raptors' DeMar DeRozan was left sitting on the bench.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

NBA fines Raptors for Drake's Durant pitch

New York a The NBA has fined the Toronto Raptors for tampering after rapper Drake let Kevin Durant know he was wanted in Canada.

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Sun-Star

Gilas makes presence felt

THE Gilas Pilipinas failed to sustain its outside shooting and eventually bowed down to the bigger France, 75-68, in the 2014 Antibes International Basketball Tournament held in the resort town in southern France yesterday .

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Raptors Rapture

Raptors schedule includes lots of early home games: is that a positive?

May 4, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors fans after a loss to the Brooklyn Nets in game seven of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sactown Royalty

DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay join Team USA to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The big thing on social media lately if you haven't seen it has been the Ice Bucket Challenge, in which people dump ice water on themselves to raise awareness for ALS research while challenging others to do the same.

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Related Topix: Sports, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Sacramento Kings

Canada NewsWire

Media Advisory - NBA players and assistant coaches to instruct top...

NBA players and assistant coaches to instruct top young players at Americas Team Camp presented by Nike in Toronto The NBA will host 60 of the best youth basketball players from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Puerto Rico at the Americas Team Camp Presented by NIKE in Toronto Aug. 17-20.

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The Globe and Mail

Sacramento Kings sign 7-foot-5 Canadian Sim Bhullar

Sim Bhullar of Brampton, attends a pre-draft work out with the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014.

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Raptors Republic

The problem with #WeTheNorth

The Toronto Raptors capped off arguably their most successful season in franchise history four months ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, NBA Players, Jonas Valanciunas

SLC Dunk

Toure' Murry and The New Jazz System

Rumor has it, the Jazz are close to signing 6'-5" combo guard Toure' Murry. Like everyone on our roster not named Steve Novak , Murry is a young-ish player who needs minutes to develop.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Toure' Murry, NBA Players, Utah Jazz, Steve Novak, San Antonio Spurs, Danny Green

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