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Raptors sign Malik Williams to 10-day contract

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 3, 2024 12:10 pm Updated April 3, 2024 12:43 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – Centre Malik Williams has signed a 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors. Per team policy, financial terms of the deal …

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Olynyk thriving as playmaking centre for Raptors

TORONTO – When starting point guard Immanuel Quickley stepped away from the Toronto Raptors, it was not obvious who would set up the team’s offence. All-star forward Scottie Barnes usually took over play-making duties with the team’s second unit, but he was already out with a broken hand. Enter six-foot-11 …

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Oubre leads 76ers past Raptors 135-120

TORONTO – A deflected pass bounced to Toronto Raptors forward Bruce Brown who immediately passed it up court to a streaking Jordan Nwora, who defied two Philadelphia 76ers closing in on him and went for an emphatic dunk. The jam brought Toronto’s bench to its feet with injured all-star Scottie …

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McBride helps Knicks cruise past Raptors 145-101

TORONTO – Rookie forward Gradey Dick is proving he can score in the NBA, but he’d be happier if his Toronto Raptors could get a win. Dick had a career-high 23 points as Toronto was routed by the New York Knicks 145-101 on Wednesday for the Raptors’ 12th consecutive loss. …

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Schroder leads Nets past Raptors 96-88

TORONTO – Dennis Schroder was supposed to get his chance at a measure of revenge against his former Toronto teammates but it was overshadowed by off-court issues affecting the Raptors. Schroder had 19 points, seven assists and five rebounds to lead the Brooklyn Nets past Toronto 96-88 on Monday as …

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Gilgeous-Alexander powers Thunder past Raptors

TORONTO – Shai Gilgeous-Alexander grew up watching “NBA legends” at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena. It’s arguable he’s on his way to becoming one himself. Gilgeous-Alexander scored 23 points with eight assists and seven rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled past the hurting Toronto Raptors 123-103 on Friday. “I grew up …

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Short-handed Raptors get blown out by Kings

Toronto Raptors head coach Darko Rajakovic insisted the desire was still there after Wednesday’s 123-89 blowout loss to the visiting Sacramento Kings. “It’s just desire to do better. Everybody’s eager to perform better, to compete better,” Rajakovic said when asked of the mood in the locker room. “A lot of …

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Banchero leads Magic past Raptors 113-103

TORONTO – Gary Trent Jr. has seen it all over his seven NBA seasons. Now the 25-year-old suddenly finds himself in a new role as a mentor on a young Toronto Raptors team. Trent had a season-high 31 points after he matched a season-best seven three-pointers as the undermanned Raptors …

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RJ Barrett, family mourning brother’s death

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 14, 2024 8:03 pm Updated March 14, 2024 8:32 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Raptors star RJ Barrett is mourning the death of his younger brother, Nathan Tyler Barrett. The Raptors and Canada Basketball shared …

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Raptors Quickley, Trent, Boucher out vs. Nuggets

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 11, 2024 2:44 pm Updated March 11, 2024 8:11 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size DENVER – Injuries continue to pile up for the Toronto Raptors going into their visit of the NBA champion Denver Nuggets. Immanuel …

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