Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball/NBA’ Category

Randle drops 26 as Knicks hang on to beat Raptors

Sunday, April 11th, 2021
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Julius Randle scored 26 points and the New York Knicks recovered after blowing an 18-point lead to beat the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.

Toronto Raptors waive guard Patrick McCaw

Friday, April 9th, 2021
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The Toronto Raptors have waived guard Patrick McCaw, part of the team's NBA championship roster.

Nets star Kevin Durant apologizes for homophobic, misogynistic messages

Thursday, April 1st, 2021
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NBA star Kevin Durant apologized Thursday for threatening and profane comments he made to entertainer Michael Rapaport through social media.

Raptors wrap ugly 1-win March with loss to lowly Thunder

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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Svi Mykhailiuk scored 10 of his season-high 22 points in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 113-103 on Wednesday night.

Rookies Saben Lee, Saddiq Bey power Pistons past struggling Raptors

Monday, March 29th, 2021
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Saben Lee scored 14 of his 19 points in the first half in his second career start, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Toronto Raptors 118-104 on Monday night.

Nate Darling hopes to inspire Atlantic Canadians with NBA play

Thursday, March 25th, 2021
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Nate Darling of Nova Scotia hopes his first game in the NBA is just one of many exciting moments in his career, and for basketball in Atlantic Canada.

Kia Nurse hopes Raptors’ all-women broadcast could mirror WNBA, inspire next generation

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
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Canadian WNBA player and TSN commentator Kia Nurse hopes the NBA's first all-women's broadcast — scheduled for the Toronto Raptors game against the Denver Nuggets Wednesday on TSN — can inspire young women with the notion that if they see it, they can be it.

Raptors drop 9th straight with loss to Rockets

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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John Wall had his first triple-double in five years as the Houston Rockets claimed a 117-99 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. The Raptors suffered their ninth straight loss, which now represents the NBA's longest active losing streak.

Cavaliers hand Raptors 8th straight loss

Sunday, March 21st, 2021
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Collin Sexton scored 23 of his 36 points in the second half, Jarrett Allen had 17 points and 15 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Toronto 116-105 on Sunday night, handing the Raptors their eighth straight loss.

Hornets’ LaMelo Ball out indefinitely with broken bone in right wrist

Sunday, March 21st, 2021
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LaMelo Ball has a broken bone in his right wrist, knocking out the Charlotte Hornets rookie star indefinitely.