News That Matters

Tag: National Basketball Association

Utah and Toronto meet in cross-conference matchup
Global News

Utah and Toronto meet in cross-conference matchup

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 31, 2023 2:04 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Raptors (23-29, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (26-26, 10th in the Western Conference) Salt Lake City; Wednesday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Lauri Markkanen and the Utah Jazz host Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors in a non-conference matchup.The Jazz have gone 17-9 in home games. Utah is 12- when it turns the ball over less than its opponents and averages 14.7 turnovers per game. Related Videos ...
Portland hosts Toronto after Lillard’s 60-point game
Global News

Portland hosts Toronto after Lillard’s 60-point game

Toronto Raptors (22-28, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (23-25, 12th in the Western Conference) Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Trail Blazers -4.5BOTTOM LINE: Portland faces the Toronto Raptors after Damian Lillard scored 60 points in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 134-124 win over the Utah Jazz.The Trail Blazers have gone 13-10 in home games. Portland averages 14.3 turnovers per game and is 9- when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents. Related Videos 4:00 Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia gears up for new season ...
Golden State faces Toronto on 4-game home skid
Global News

Golden State faces Toronto on 4-game home skid

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 26, 2023 2:04 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Raptors (22-27, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (23-24, eighth in the Western Conference) San Francisco; Friday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Golden State hosts Toronto looking to end its four-game home skid.The Warriors have gone 18-6 in home games. Golden State is 9- when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents and averages 16.0 turnovers per game.The Raptors are 7-15 in road games. Toronto ranks second in the league scorin...
Sacramento and Toronto meet in cross-conference matchup
Global News

Sacramento and Toronto meet in cross-conference matchup

Toronto Raptors (21-27, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (27-19, third in the Western Conference) Sacramento, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors visit De’Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings in cross-conference play.The Kings have gone 16-10 at home. Sacramento is 5-6 in games decided by less than 4 points.The Raptors are 6-15 on the road. Toronto has a 10-11 record in games decided by 10 points or more. Related Videos 4:00 Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia gears up for new season ...
Toronto takes on New York, seeks to end 3-game slide
Global News

Toronto takes on New York, seeks to end 3-game slide

New York Knicks (25-22, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (20-27, 12th in the Eastern Conference) Toronto; Sunday, 6 p.m. ESTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Raptors -2; over/under is 224BOTTOM LINE: Toronto comes into the matchup with New York after losing three games in a row.The Raptors are 3-9 against division opponents. Toronto has a 12-15 record against teams over .500.The Knicks are 16-13 in Eastern Conference play. New York is fifth in the Eastern Conference scoring 114.3 points per game and is shooting 45.6%. Related Videos 4:00 Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia gears up for new season ...
Celtics take on the Raptors, look for 9th straight victory
Global News

Celtics take on the Raptors, look for 9th straight victory

Boston Celtics (34-12, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (20-26, 11th in the Eastern Conference) Toronto; Saturday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Boston is looking to continue its eight-game win streak with a victory over Toronto.The Raptors are 3-8 against division opponents. Toronto is second in the Eastern Conference with 17.8 fast break points per game led by OG Anunoby averaging 4.3.The Celtics are 19-8 in Eastern Conference play. Boston is fourth in the Eastern Conference with 44.7 rebounds per game led by Jayson Tatum averaging 8.5. Related Videos 4:00 Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia gears up for new season ...
Holiday scores 37, Bucks beat Raptors 130-122
Global News

Holiday scores 37, Bucks beat Raptors 130-122

By Tom Kertscher The Associated Press Posted January 17, 2023 10:34 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jrue Holiday scored a season-high 37 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Toronto Raptors 130-122 on Tuesday night. The Bucks, playing without Giannis Antetokounmpo for the fourth consecutive game, shot 19-for-39 (49 per cent) from 3-point range.Fred Van Vleet led Toronto with 39 points. Gary Trent Jr. added 28 points and Pascal Siakam had 23.Play got chippy and action was halted at 6:40 of the fourth quarter with Milwaukee lea...
Toronto faces Milwaukee following overtime win
Global News

Toronto faces Milwaukee following overtime win

Toronto Raptors (20-24, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (28-16, third in the Eastern Conference) Milwaukee; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. ESTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Bucks -5.5BOTTOM LINE: Toronto visits the Milwaukee Bucks following the Raptors’ 123-121 overtime win over the New York Knicks.The Bucks are 16-12 in conference matchups. Milwaukee is seventh in the Eastern Conference with 24.6 assists per game led by Jrue Holiday averaging 7.4.The Raptors are 14-17 against Eastern Conference opponents. Toronto is third in the league scoring 17.8 fast break points per game. OG Anunoby leads the Raptors averaging 4.5. Related Videos 4:00 ...
New York faces Toronto after Randle’s 42-point outing
Global News

New York faces Toronto after Randle’s 42-point outing

Toronto Raptors (19-24, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (25-19, sixth in the Eastern Conference) New York; Monday, 3 p.m. ESTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Knicks -3BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts the Toronto Raptors after Julius Randle scored 42 points in the New York Knicks’ 117-104 victory over the Detroit Pistons.The Knicks are 2-4 against division opponents. New York is sixth in the Eastern Conference in team defense, allowing just 111.1 points while holding opponents to 45.1% shooting. Related Videos 4:00 Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia gears up for new season ...
Toronto takes home win streak into matchup with Atlanta
Global News

Toronto takes home win streak into matchup with Atlanta

Atlanta Hawks (20-22, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (19-23, 10th in the Eastern Conference) Toronto; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ESTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Raptors -5; over/under is 233BOTTOM LINE: Toronto hosts Atlanta trying to prolong its three-game home winning streak.The Raptors are 13-16 in conference matchups. Toronto is second in the NBA with 17.9 fast break points per game led by OG Anunoby averaging 4.7.The Hawks are 14-15 in conference play. Atlanta ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference with 33.6 defensive rebounds per game led by Clint Capela averaging 7.6. Related Videos 4:00 Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia ge...