Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball/NBA’ Category

Thriving in Lowry’s absence, Terence Davis credits Raptors’ player development for success

Monday, November 18th, 2019
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For nearly four minutes the Toronto Raptors offence revolved around rookie Terence Davis. He made the most of the opportunity.

In front of Andreescu and Oleksiak, Raptors serve up franchise record in blowout win

Monday, November 18th, 2019
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OG Anunoby had a strong night cut short by another eye injury on Monday. The Raptors forward scored 16 of his 24 points in Toronto's big third quarter, and the Raptors went on to rout the Charlotte Hornets 132-96.

Doncic, Porzingis carry Mavericks past Raptors

Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Luka Doncic had 26 points and 15 rebounds and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Toronto Raptors 110-102 on Saturday night

The Raptors keep losing players, but they keep winning games

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Today's edition of our newsletter is about the Raptors' impressive depth. Plus, a pair of foreign stars make big moves to Canada, while some Canadians look to make big moves at a figure skating Grand Prix event in Russia.

Siakam, VanVleet power Raptors to win over Blazers

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Pascal Siakam scored 36 points, Fred VanVleet had 30 as the Toronto Raptors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 114-106 on Wednesday night.

How Canada’s women’s basketball team could win its first Olympic medal

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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The Canadian women’s basketball team begins an Olympic pre-qualifying tournament on Thursday in Edmonton. How much further will they go?

Andrew Wiggins goes from late-game zero to clutch hero in Minnesota

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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The Minnesota Timberwolves are one of the early surprises of this NBA season, and a good deal of the credit goes to the clutch play of Canadian Andrew Wiggins.

Raptors’ Anunoby out against Blazers after getting poked in eye by Kawhi Leonard

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Raptors forward OG Anunoby has been diagnosed with a contusion to his right eye and will not play in Toronto's game at Portland on Wednesday.

The NHL is still processing a major break-up, while the Raptors have moved on

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Today's edition of our newsletter focuses on the reaction to Don Cherry's firing, Raptors reunions, the Maple Leafs' woes and some surprising CFL results.

Basketball nomad Kia Nurse tries to help Canada move a step closer to Tokyo

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Hamilton's Kia Nurse has traveled 20 hours across the globe from Australia to squeeze in a few days for an Olympic qualification tournament in Edmonton. She's trying to help Canada get a step closer to the Tokyo Olympics.