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8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Where Does Derrick Rose Rank Now in Point Guard Hierarchy?

The unbridled optimism surrounding his play at Team USA's training camp once again gave way to a wave of concern for his surgically repaired knees.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Andre Drummond Throws Down Monster One-Hand Alley-Oop Dunk [VIDEO]

USA dominated with a win, beating the Dominicans 105-62 without the help of star point guard Derrick Rose who sat out with body fatigue.

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

17 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

Tim Leiweke was a good leader for Raptors

It is hard to imagine the Raptors not being worse off in the post-Tim Leiweke era, no matter who replaces the departing company boss.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, Terrence Ross, Bruno Caboclo, Patrick Patterson, NBA Players

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Raptors HQ

Off-Season Review Part 3: A Look At Contract Incentives

DeRozan and Johnson have some incentives in their deals that complicate the cap picture a little bit.

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

Rip City Project

Which Hometown Player Would The Trail Blazers Want?

Aug 8, 2014; Akron, OH, USA; Welcome home LeBron James signage outside of St. Vincent St. Mary High School prior to the LeBron James Family Foundation Reunion and Rally at InfoCision Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball, LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA Players, Soccer Players, Andrew Weber, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets

Raptors HQ

Numeric Narratives: Terrence Ross and The Context of Development

Returning almost the exact same roster for next season, the Toronto Raptors are counting on improvement from internal development.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Terrence Ross, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Greivis Vasquez

International Business Times

2014 FIBA World Cup Preparations: Team USA 105, .Dominican Republic 62 [PHOTOS]

Team USA continue to train for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain and on Wednesday they faced the visitors from the Dominican Republic.

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

Cavs

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Last night, Team USA put on their most dominating performance of the summer so far.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Love, DeMar DeRozan, Minnesota Timberwolves, Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks, LeBron James, Al Horford, Kyrie Irving, Derrick Rose, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players

Raptors Republic

Re: VIDEO: DeMar DeRozan leads Team USA in scoring with 13 points

Nothing is guaranteed, but DeMar DeRozan saw extended playing time on Wednesday in the USA's 105-62 victory over the Dominican Republic.

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

Blue Man Hoop

Stephen Curry's Shoe, Durant On When He First Met Curry

Mar 2, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Gold-colored shoes worn by Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry against the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry, NBA Players

Wed Aug 20, 2014

MLive.com

Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond makes strong case for spot on U.S. World Cup team

Andre Drummond, seen here speaking to the media after practice Tuesday, scored 12 points for the United States in Wednesday's exhibition rout over the Dominican Republic Andre Drummond need a strong performance Wednesday night to stay in the running for a spot on the United States basketball team that will travel to Spain for the World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Andre Drummond, NBA Players, Sacramento Kings, DeMarcus Cousins

BleacherReport

Can Bruno Caboclo Contribute to Toronto Raptors in 2014-15?

's future is up in the air, and no one can tell you what it holds with any degree of confidence.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Bruno Caboclo, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant, James Johnson, Memphis Grizzlies

The Globe and Mail

Kelly: Good players alone don't make a good basketball team

Basketball Canada general manager Steve Nash, right, listens as head coach Jay Triano speaks during a news conference in Toronto on Monday, July 29, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett, NBA Players, Andrew Wiggins, Minnesota Timberwolves

680News

NEW Executive committee approves new Raptors practice facility on Exhibition grounds

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan celebrates during the second half of the Raptors 100-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets in NBA first round playoff action in Toronto on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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

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

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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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

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