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Drake is in the building for Toronto Raptors home opener

Drake is the Global Ambassador for the Toronto Raptors. Champagne Papi was in the building on Wednesday night for the Raptors season tip-off. Toronto Raptors beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-102. We the North
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
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Raptors open up season with win over Hawks

The conversation between Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan as their lockers were surrounded following a season opening win over Atlanta told the tale. DeRozan took a quick look around at the media types encircling both his own and Lowry’s lockers and looked at his neighbour, raised his eyebrows and wondered aloud why anyone wanted to talk to either of them. Lowry agreed but the crowd...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Raptors claw past the Atlanta Hawks in season opener; 109-102

After a confidence & team building 2013-14 season, featuring a tough First Round, Game 7, playoff exit at the hands of their Atlantic Division rival, Brooklyn Nets, the Toronto Raptors were eager to get back on the court to tip off of the regular season. The Air Canada Centre crowd inside and outside, in Maple Leaf Square aka ‘Jurassic Park’, was electric and ready to show...
Via Hoops Heads North
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Observations From Toronto Raptors Locker Room After Beating Atlanta Hawks 109-102

Here are some observations, notes and quotes from the Toronto Raptors locker room after the team beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-102.
Via Hoops Addict
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DeRozan scores 15 points, Raptors heat Hawks

TORONTO (AP) DeMar DeRozan had 15 points and a career-high 11 rebounds, Kyle Lowry added 11 points and 10 assists, and the Toronto Raptors opened their defense of the Atlantic Division title with an 109-102 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday. Amir Johnson had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points, and Terrence Ross had 13 for the Raptors, who were...
Via AP on Fox
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Toronto Raptors ‘We The North’ Season Opener Promo

The Toronto Raptors are back for another season representing an entire nation. The post Toronto Raptors ‘We The North’ Season Opener Promo appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
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Lucas “Bebe” Nogueira Talks Before His First NBA Game

Lucas Nogueira talks about how he's feeling a hour before his first regular season NBA game, shared some highlights from training camp and how he's learning from veterans on the team.
Via Hoops Addict
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Wale Named Wizards “Creative Liaison”

The Raptors have Drake so naturally the Wizards need Wale, right? Well, whether or not anyone in DC wants this is irrelevant, because it’s official that Wale is the new creative liaison for the Wizards. This could be interesting. Wale is #Wizards creative liaison this season. His songs will be in WAS opening video, will perform during pregame intros opening night. — Jessica Camerato...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Since 95 Toronto Raptors ‘Heritage’ Tee

How time flies when you’re having dinosaur sized fun. This season marks the 20th season of the Toronto Raptors being in the NBA and folks over at Since 95 created this tee saluting the best team the Raps ever had — up to this point. Cop one of these tees over at and you’ll automatically feel a little better about that Game 7. You know which one I’m talking about...
Via Hooped Up
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Toronto Raptors Season Preview Party Makes A Big Impression

The Toronto Raptors were pulling out all the stops again this year to get their Season Seat Holders revved up at the Season Preview Party and they left a big impression. Raptors Superfan and Toronto Path host of MoVernie On The Move, Vernon Chang was there soaking it all in. He watched as the Fan 590’s Tim and Sid, Raptors GM Masai Ujiri, The Raptor and the players participated...
Via Pro Bball Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

20 Reasons to Watch The Toronto Raptors 20th Season

The Toronto Raptors are back and expectations are high. Here’s twenty good reasons to watch the Raptors as they play in their 20th NBA season. Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, Drake, winning games and a lot more.
Via Pro Bball Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Stiemsma Survives Raptors Cuts On Saturday

The Toronto Raptors announced on Saturday that guard Will Cherry and forward Jordan Hamilton were released. This means center Greg Stiemsma has survived the cut heading towards the Raptors home opener on Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks.
Via Pro Bball Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: Toronto Raptors

Toronto set a franchise record in wins — one win better than what they had in the Vince Carter era and one win better than what they had in the Bosh era — and with steady, wise management from Ujiri the future is still bright. With the rewritten history books, Charlotte was given its Hornets history in the 90′s and New Orleans has its success with Chris Paul still. Toronto...
Via Analytics Game
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2014/15 Toronto Raptors: Rising Sideways

(Kyle Lowry)   It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways). Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always 100% accurate with our predictions, we’ve...
Via Hoops Manifesto
5 days ago  |  Discuss

CelticsLife Atlantic Division Preview: The Toronto Raptors

2013/14 Record: 48-34Expected Starting Lineup & SummaryKyle LowryDeMar DerozanTerrence RossAhmir JohnsonJonas ValancuniasThe Toronto Raptors were quietly one of the league's better stories last season. A bunch of good guys (who couldn't wait to tell anyone who would listen how much fun basketball can be when Rudy Gay's not on your team) playing in front of a tremendous...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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