INDIANAPOLIS — It sounds simple, but many of the Raptors firmly believe the winners and losers in each game have been whoever played the hardest for the longest. 777 more words
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It is late at night and Bismack Biyombo is alone in the Raptors practice facility, shooting free throws, over and over, because that’s who he is and that’s what he does. 821 more words
TORONTO — Norman Powell says he’s been dreaming his entire life of playing in the spotlight on the NBA’s biggest stage.
The 22-year-old UCLA product was a big part of the Raptors’ fourth-quarter comeback that has them just one win away from clinching the series. 606 more words
TORONTO — It was, to put it mildly, a weird 48 minutes. Raptors-Pacers Game 5, by the numbers:
The number of three-point shots that DeMar DeRozan had made in the series, with less than five minutes left in Game 5, against 10 misses. 821 more words
Not in his house.
In the second quarter of the Pacers-Raptors playoff game on Saturday afternoon, Bismack Biyombo flew into the lane to surprise Ty Lawson with a block. 36 more words
Toronto Raptors big man Bismack Biyombo rejected a Ty Lawson shot and then brought out the Dikembe Mutombo finger wag. We’ll give him the benefit of the doubt and say it was an homage and not outright intellectual property theft. 22 more words
Bismack Biyombo besmirched Ty Lawson.
And how about that finger wag?
Biyombo has been making plays like this one all year. Maybe the playoffs can finally be his chance to break out to the casual fans out there who don’t realize how strong of a season he’s had in Toronto. 54 more words