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Raptors’ Porter gets lifetime ban from NBA

TORONTO – The NBA has banned Jontay Porter for life games after completing an investigation into gambling allegations against the former Toronto Raptors’ two-way player. A league investigation found that Porter violated league rules by disclosing confidential information to sports bettors, limiting his own participation in one or more games …

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Raptors hopeful for better ‘luck’ next season

TORONTO – This was supposed to be Scottie Barnes’s season. Toronto made a series of trades through December and January that effectively made Barnes the face of the franchise and he was named to his first-ever NBA all-star game in February. The retooled Raptors started to click with Barnes at …

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Haliburton guides Pacers past Raptors 140-123

TORONTO – At six-foot-three, Javon Freeman-Liberty is the perfect height to be a point guard but until he joined the Toronto Raptors, he never really played the position. That’s quickly changing. Freeman-Liberty had a career-high 20 points, eight rebounds and two assists as the Raptors fell to the Indiana Pacers …

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Quickley powers Raptors past Wizards 130-122

TORONTO – Even though he just had his best game of the season, Immanuel Quickley only wanted to talk about the Toronto Raptors winning consecutive games for the first time in six weeks. Quickley had a double-double as the increasingly healthy Raptors fended off the Washington Wizards 130-122 on Sunday. …

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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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