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Sagging Toronto Raptors need to question the tenor of their offence too

WASHINGTON — Be it with his rotations, schemes or words, Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey has been consistent this season. You might not agree with any of it, but there has been no veering off message, no wild deviations from what he has done in the past. 820 more words


Raptors-Wizards Game 1 and 2: Drake's Warning

Going in to the playoffs the energy around this Raptors team was different than last season. Last year, Masai Ujiri almost blew up the team but then stumbled on an extremely strong bench and a new version of Kyle Lowry.   1,446 more words

Demar Derozan

Toronto Raptors need to play with 'supreme confidence' and 'swag' if they want to prolong their post-season

TORONTO – There was no sense the Toronto Raptors had given up, or given in, head coach Dwane Casey was saying in the darkened hallway outside the practice gym. 909 more words


Can the Toronto Raptors band together and write an improbable comeback story?

Last off-season, Ujiri essentially kept the band together. He paid Kyle Lowry like an above-average starting point guard, which he is. He gave key reserves Patrick Patterson and Greivis Vasquez expensive contracts, but Vasquez’s was only two years; both are very movable. 880 more words


Toronto Raptors continue to play first games in playoff series with the nerves of a frightened cat

By Michael Hobson

They tried too hard. They were too aggressive. They forced plays. They were too excited; too pumped up. They played with too much nervous energy. 1,367 more words

The Fan View

Raptors look to even up series versus Wizards tonight

TORONTO – Firmly planted at the end of the Raptors bench Saturday, and with Toronto falling further behind, James Johnson heard the fans calling his name. 659 more words