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Portland visits Toronto on 6-game road slide
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Portland visits Toronto on 6-game road slide

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 7, 2023 2:05 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Portland Trail Blazers (19-19, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (16-23, 12th in the Eastern Conference) Toronto; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Portland will aim to stop its six-game road skid when the Trail Blazers play Toronto.The Raptors have gone 11-10 at home. Toronto is fifth in the Eastern Conference with 51.0 points per game in the paint led by Pascal Siakam averaging 12.3.The Trail Blazers are 10-13 on the road. Portland ran...
Knicks play the Raptors, aim for 4th straight win
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Knicks play the Raptors, aim for 4th straight win

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 5, 2023 2:04 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size New York Knicks (21-18, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (16-22, 12th in the Eastern Conference) Toronto; Friday, 7:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: New York seeks to extend its three-game win streak with a victory over Toronto.The Raptors are 11-15 in conference play. Toronto ranks fifth in the league with 12.4 offensive rebounds per game led by Scottie Barnes averaging 2.1 offensive boards.The Knicks are 1-4 against opponents from the Atlantic ...
Toronto hosts Milwaukee following Antetokounmpo’s 55-point game
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Toronto hosts Milwaukee following Antetokounmpo’s 55-point game

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 4, 2023 2:04 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Milwaukee Bucks (24-13, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (16-21, 12th in the Eastern Conference) Toronto; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. ESTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Raptors -2BOTTOM LINE: Milwaukee visits the Toronto Raptors after Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 55 points in the Bucks’ 123-113 win against the Washington Wizards.The Raptors have gone 11-14 against Eastern Conference teams. Toronto is 10-11 against opponents with a winning record. ...
Indiana plays Toronto, looks for 4th straight home win
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Indiana plays Toronto, looks for 4th straight home win

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 1, 2023 2:03 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Raptors (16-20, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (20-17, sixth in the Eastern Conference) Indianapolis; Monday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Indiana will try to keep its three-game home win streak alive when the Pacers play Toronto.The Pacers are 14-8 in Eastern Conference games. Indiana has a 7-8 record in games decided by at least 10 points.The Raptors are 11-13 in Eastern Conference play. Toronto is second in the NBA scoring 18.2 fast...
Cleveland hosts Toronto following Siakam’s 52-point game
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Cleveland hosts Toronto following Siakam’s 52-point game

Toronto Raptors (14-18, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (22-11, third in the Eastern Conference) Cleveland; Friday, 7:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Toronto visits the Cleveland Cavaliers after Pascal Siakam scored 52 points in the Raptors’ 113-106 victory against the New York Knicks.The Cavaliers are 15-5 against Eastern Conference opponents. Cleveland leads the NBA at limiting opponent scoring, giving up 104.5 points while holding opponents to 45.4% shooting.The Raptors have gone 10-13 against Eastern Conference opponents. Toronto is fifth in the Eastern Conference allowing just 110.9 points while holding opponents to 48.9% shooting. Related Videos ...
Curry and the Warriors take on the Raptors
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Curry and the Warriors take on the Raptors

By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 17, 2022 2:05 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Golden State Warriors (14-16, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (13-16, 10th in the Eastern Conference) Toronto; Sunday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Stephen Curry leads Golden State into a matchup against Toronto. He currently ranks sixth in the NBA scoring 30.0 points per game.The Raptors have gone 10-5 in home games. Toronto is 6-7 in games decided by 10 points or more. Related Videos ...
Raptors send Magic to eighth straight loss
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Raptors send Magic to eighth straight loss

TORONTO – After digging themselves into a couple of enormous holes in two ugly losses on the road, the Toronto Raptors gathered before tipoff Saturday to talk about getting out to a better start. Message received.O.G. Anunoby tied his season high with 32 points and the Raptors led virtually from tipoff en route to a 121-108 rout of the Orlando Magic on Saturday.“We just wanted to regroup, be better. It was a bad feeling in the locker room,” said Scottie Barnes, who had 17 points and a season-high 14 rebounds.Pascal Siakam finished with 26 points and 10 assists, and Fred VanVleet finished with 13 points and seven assists, as the Raptors (12-11) sent the Magic — the league’s worst team at 5-19 — to their eighth consecutive loss. Story continues below advertisement ...
Williamson scores 33, powers Pelicans past Raptors 126-108
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Williamson scores 33, powers Pelicans past Raptors 126-108

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson had 33 points, four steals and two blocks, and Trey Murphy added six 3-pointers and 26 points as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Toronto Raptors 126-108 on Wednesday night. The Pelicans shot 52.3% from the floor on 45-of-86 shooting, had 28 assists and led by as many as 31 points midway through the third quarter before Toronto rallied, cutting the deficit to 113-102 with 5:30 left.But Williamson, who also had 10 rebounds, iced the game by igniting an 8-0 run over the next 1:27. He blocked a Pascal Siakam layup attempt at one end and finished with a dunk at the other. He then had steals on Toronto’s next two possessions, leading to another fast-break dunk and then a put-back layup by Dyson Daniels.Williamson capped the blitz by rebounding a miss...
Pelicans play the Raptors for cross-conference game
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Pelicans play the Raptors for cross-conference game

By Staff The Associated Press Posted November 29, 2022 2:04 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Raptors (11-9, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (12-8, third in the Western Conference) New Orleans; Wednesday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: OG Anunoby and the Toronto Raptors take on Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans in out-of-conference action.The Pelicans are 7-3 on their home court. New Orleans is fourth in the Western Conference with 54.9 points per game in the paint led by Williamson averaging 17.3.The Raptors a...
Omoruyi scores career-high 22 as Thunder top Raptors 132-113
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Omoruyi scores career-high 22 as Thunder top Raptors 132-113

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Eugene Omoruyi scored a career-high 22 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Toronto Raptors 132-113 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Omoruyi, a two-way player from the Toronto area, acknowledged that the game against his hometown team “definitely meant a little more.” He made the most of the opportunity by making 8 of 10 field goals, including 5 of 6 3-pointers.Omoruyi spent last season on the G-League’s Texas Legends, averaging 15.8 points and 6.6 rebounds per game as a rookie. This season, he’s played in two of three games for the Oklahoma City Blue — the Thunder G-League affiliate — and has averaged 26.5 points and 4.0 rebounds.He looked comfortable after moving up, and he looks forward to more chances.“It’s been a different j...