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Barnes set for bigger role in Raptors’ new offence

Scottie Barnes’s chance to be the point guard he’s long viewed himself as might have arrived. With longtime point guard Fred VanVleet leaving for Houston in free agency, and new Toronto Raptors head coach Darko Rajakovic looking to play selfless basketball while utilizing the skillset of his players more, the …

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Porter returns to new Raptors coach, teammates

BURNABY, B.C. – Otto Porter Jr.’s first season as a Toronto Raptor lasted eight games. Since his season-ending surgery on his left foot on Jan. 10, 2022, the team’s head coach has been replaced and iconic, veteran players have departed. Porter is looking to use the adversity he faced during …

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Raptors return to B.C. for training camp

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 11, 2023 12:46 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors are returning to British Columbia for training camp. The NBA club announced Friday that it will open camp for the 2023-24 season on Oct. 3 at …

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Winnipeg Sea Bears’ Teddy Allen named CEBL Most Valuable Player – Winnipeg

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 10, 2023 8:34 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Teddy Allen of the Winnipeg Sea Bears has been named the Most Valuable Player in the Canadian Elite Basketball League. Allen was among the league’s leaders in numerous categories in 2023, including …

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Toronto Raptors sign Temple, Gueye and Obanor

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 1, 2023 10:31 am Updated August 1, 2023 10:35 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors have signed free agents Garrett Temple, Mouhamadou Gueye, and Kevin Obanor, the team announced Tuesday. Financial terms of the deals …

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Raptors waive guard-forward Joe Wieskamp

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 17, 2023 5:46 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – The Toronto Raptors have waived guard-forward Joe Wieskamp, the team announced Monday. The 23-year-old had signed a multi-year deal with Toronto on Feb. 11 after a pair of 10-day …

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Dennis Schroder officially signs with Raptors

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 12, 2023 3:23 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – Dennis Schroder is officially a member of the Toronto Raptors. The veteran point guard was announced as the Raptors’ latest free agent signing today. Media reports have said for …

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Poeltl and McDaniels officially sign with Raptors

TORONTO – Getting some closure on some unfinished business is just one of the reasons Jakob Poeltl is back with the Toronto Raptors. Poeltl and Jalen McDaniels were formally introduced by the Raptors on Thursday after a week of media speculation that they had signed with the team as free …

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Chicago Sky head coach joining Raptors

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 1, 2023 3:59 pm Updated July 1, 2023 4:39 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – The Chicago Sky say head coach and general manager James Wade is joining the Toronto Raptors as an assistant coach. Wade led Chicago …

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Raptors officially sign Gradey Dick

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 3, 2023 9:09 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – Gradey Dick is officially a member of the Toronto Raptors. The swingman signed a rookie scale contract 11 days after the Raptors selected him 13th overall in the NBA …

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