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Trash-talk Toronto Raptors: Ringless Valanciunas, Wright and Miles

Welcome back to Trash-talk: A Toronto Raptors gossip column. Here we will discuss everything about the Toronto Raptors except for the actual game of basketball. The Toronto Raptors capped off a road trip with a 3-2 record. The two losses sting, but given the injuries, the wins surely outweigh the losses....

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Toronto Raptors: This is the beginning of the end for Marc Gasol

It’s becoming more and more clear that Toronto Raptors big Marc Gasol is approaching the beginning of the end of his storied NBA career Whenever Marc Gasol has a stat line as he did in Monday night’s game against the Charlotte Hornets, I always think back to the Memphis Grizzlies’...

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Toronto Raptors: How do your favorite players train during the offseason?

How do your favorite Toronto Raptors train during the offseason? I talked with Joe Abunassar, the man responsible for training Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, and Terence Davis to find out. The NBA is seasonal. However, your favorite player’s work ethics are not. They’re constantly focussed on improving...

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End of Bench Chronicles: In the house of mirth with Terence Davis

Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Three games. Two wins. And the Raptors’ end of bench players just keep on plugging away. Led by Terence Davis this week, it continues to be a joy to watch. Is it still considered a surprise when the Raptors’ end of bench squadron continue to play well? What if it...

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Dial 905: Raptors remain winless despite high-scoring affairs

NBAE Despite some massive performances, the 905 couldn’t close a win in three games this week, falling to 0-4. Let’s wind back in Dial 905. Though the Raptors continue to impress now that they’re back home from a Western Conference trip, the G League affiliates have been struggling to start their...

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Three takeaways from Toronto Raptors stout victory vs Orlando Magic

The Toronto Raptors put in a strong defensive performance to defeat the Orlando Magic 113-97. What did we learn from the victory? The Toronto Raptors were back in action and hosting the Orlando Magic for the second time this season after already defeating them once back in October. The Raptors were coming...

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Five thoughts on last night: Raptors 113, Magic 97

Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images The Raptors stayed golden at home, thanks to another solid defensive effort and more great bench energy. The home cooking has been good to the Toronto Raptors this year, and that trend continued last night against the Orlando Magic. Taking advantage of a...

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12 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

Orlando Magic Grades: Toronto Raptors 113, Orlando Magic 97

The Orlando Magic lost both Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon to injury and never recovered their offense in a loss at Toronto. The Orlando Magic’s season may have well changed in one moment in the second quarter. Nikola Vucevic went up to challenge a Norman Powell layup and came down awkwardly on...

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Raptors 113, Magic 97: Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon injured in Magic loss

Kevin Sousa-USA TODAY Sports Vucevic and Gordon both exited in the second quarter with sprained ankles Sixteen. That was the number of games that the Magic’s core of Nikola Vucevic, Aaron Gordon, Evan Fournier, Jonathan Isaac, D.J. Augustin and Terrence Ross combined to miss all of last season. It...

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Raptors take down the Orlando Magic, 113-97

Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Some exhilarating play from Fred VanVleet and the bench led the Raptors to a comfortable victory over the Magic on Wednesday night. The last time the Raptors played the Magic, Pascal Siakam and Kyle Lowry combined for a stellar 50 points, 14 boards and 10 assists....

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Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors (Nov. 20, 2019): Predictions, How To Watch & Odds

The Orlando Magic hit the road to start a four-game trip against their old nemesis, the Toronto Raptors. The team will get a test of its newfound confidence. Orlando Magic (6-7) vs. Toronto Raptors (9-4) Time/TV: 7:30 p.m./FOX Sports Florida WATCH MAGIC-RAPTORS ON FUBO TV The Action Network’s...

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Toronto Raptors: New City Edition uniform surfaces online

The 2019 City Edition Uniform for the Toronto Raptors leaked online Wednesday morning. It incorporates elements from the past and past and present. It appears as though the 2019 Toronto Raptors City Edition Uniform has surfaced online. Leaked Toronto Raptors City Edition Jerseys 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/Vk5b6jIVv2...

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Toronto Raptors: Around the NBA, including Luka Doncic’s MVP case

Every week we take you beyond the Toronto Raptors to look at the rest of the NBA. This week’s highlights include Luka Doncic’s MVP case, Carmelo Anthony back in the NBA, and Paul George’s dominance. The Toronto Raptors are currently 9-4 and in fourth place in the Eastern Conference....

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Game 14: Orlando at Toronto GameThread

Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports The Magic return to the North seeking their first road win of the season Who: Orlando Magic (6-7) at Toronto Raptors (9-4)Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, ONWhen: Wednesday, November 20th, 7:30 PM ESTTV: Fox Sports FloridaLine: Toronto -3.5, O/U: 207.0Injuries: Orlando...

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Rumour: 2019-20 Raptors City Edition jerseys are mix of old and new

Photo by Mark Blinch/Getty Images A leaked photo indicates that Toronto will be back in black — and gold — this year. If you thought you could get through another Raptors season without wanting to buy yet another new jersey... think again! A leaked photo has shown what purports be the Toronto Raptors...

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Toronto Temperature: The Raptors find new ways to be compelling

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Thanks to another positive 2-1 week, the Raptors continue to build up their confidence in the absence of two of their star players. In that spirit, it’s time to take the Temperature. We were supposed to feel absolutely doomed about the Raptors when Kyle Lowry and Serge...

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

Should we be worried by the Toronto Raptors rebounding?

Despite their strong start to the season, the Toronto Raptors have struggled to rebound the ball. Is it time to panic? X games into the season and the Toronto Raptors have a winning record and sit among the pantheon of strong NBA teams in 2019-20. Even without Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka for the last...

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Podcast: The Raptors ruined the Hornets’ buzz

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports The Hornets were riding high after a couple buzzer beaters before the Raptors had to go and rain on their parade. The Charlotte Hornets have gone all in on being the most exciting team in the National Basketball Association. That’s not to say they are the best or most...

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Swingin’ Wings: Everybody eats on the wing this week

Photo by Mark Blinch/Getty Images Led by the stellar play of Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, the Raptors got contributions from multiple wing players during a 2-1 week. The 2019-20 Toronto Raptors are not only defending their championship, they’re also replacing two starters at key positions on the wing....

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1 day ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors

Raptors look to keep rolling vs. the Magic: Preview, start time, and more

Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports After a dominant win on Monday night, the Raptors remain undefeated at home in Toronto. Can they keep the good times rolling against the incoming Orlando Magic? The Raptors made it through their west coast swing with their heads held high — and a record of 3-2. Yes,...

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