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Tuesday, May 14

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Renovations begin on Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena, home of the Maple Leafs and Raptors

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Keith Pelley, president and CEO of Maple Leaf Sport and Entertainment, did a ceremonial groundbreaking at the downtown arena this morning.

Thursday, Apr 18

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Sports integrity body sees Porter case as warning

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Canada's sports integrity watchdog is pushing for stronger policies to prevent competitive manipulation and match-fixing at all levels of competition.

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Raptors rookie improved his fitness over season

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Gradey Dick's rookie season got off to a rough start as he struggled to put up numbers in his limited time with the Toronto Raptors. But advice that his parents gave kept him focused and motivated.

Wednesday, Apr 17

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Masai Ujiri: Raptors’ culture remains strong

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A year ago, Masai Ujiri declared that the Toronto Raptors had to change their culture. But after a challenging and disappointing 2023-24 season, the team's president said that their culture is just fine.

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Raptors’ Porter gets lifetime ban from NBA

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The NBA has banned Jontay Porter for life games after completing an investigation into gambling allegations against the former Toronto Raptors' two-way player.

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Darko Rajakovic carries Raptors through adversity

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Most fans would describe the Toronto Raptors' 2023-24 season as tumultuous, even chaotic, with a series of trades significantly remaking the roster and then a raft of injuries and other issues directly contributing to a 15-game losing skid.

Monday, Apr 15

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Raptors hopeful for better ‘luck’ next season

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This was supposed to be Scottie Barnes's season.

Wednesday, Apr 10

04

Haliburton guides Pacers past Raptors 140-123

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At six-foot-three, Javon Freeman-Liberty is the perfect height to be a point guard but until he joined the Toronto Raptors, he never really played the position.

Monday, Apr 8

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Quickley powers Raptors past Wizards 130-122

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Even though he just had his best game of the season, Immanuel Quickley only wanted to talk about the Toronto Raptors winning consecutive games for the first time in six weeks.

Saturday, Apr 6

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Former Toronto Raptor Carter to be inducted into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

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Vinsanity is headed into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Former Toronto Raptors star topped the 2024 class Saturday.

Wednesday, Apr 3

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Raptors sign Malik Williams to 10-day contract

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Centre Malik Williams has signed a 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors.

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Russell leads Lakers past Raptors 128-111

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After the hardest stretch of his life, RJ Barrett finally returned to his "sanctuary."

Tuesday, Apr 2

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Olynyk thriving as playmaking centre for Raptors

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When starting point guard Immanuel Quickley stepped away from the Toronto Raptors, it was not obvious who would set up the team's offence. All-star forward Scottie Barnes usually took over play-making duties with the team's second unit,…

Monday, Apr 1

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Barrett, Quickley upgraded to probable vs. Lakers

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Immanuel Quickley had been with the Toronto Raptors for less than three months when his beloved uncle Shawn Hamilton died.

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Oubre leads 76ers past Raptors 135-120

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A deflected pass bounced to Toronto Raptors forward Bruce Brown who immediately passed it up court to a streaking Jordan Nwora, who defied two Philadelphia 76ers closing in on him and went for an emphatic dunk.

Thursday, Mar 28

McBride helps Knicks cruise past Raptors 145-101

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Rookie forward Gradey Dick is proving he can score in the NBA, but he'd be happier if his Toronto Raptors could get a win.

Wednesday, Mar 27

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Gaming commission monitoring Porter investigation

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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario says it's closely monitoring an investigation of Toronto Raptors backup centre Jontay Porter.

Tuesday, Mar 26

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Raptors reeling after Porter gambling allegations

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The Toronto Raptors were still largely in the dark a day after it was confirmed that the NBA was investigating backup centre Jontay Porter for allegedly fixing games.

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Police, sport watchdog not probing Raptors centre

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A Canadian expert on match fixing says the NBA's investigation of Toronto Raptors backup centre Jontay Porter is a dire warning to professional sports leagues in North America.

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Schroder leads Nets past Raptors 96-88

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Dennis Schroder was supposed to get his chance at a measure of revenge against his former Toronto teammates but it was overshadowed by off-court issues affecting the Raptors.

Monday, Mar 25

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Raptors’ Porter subject of gambling investigation

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The Toronto Raptors season took another turn for the worse as backup centre Jontay Porter became the subject of a gambling investigation.

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Depleted Raptors sign Simmons to 10-day deal

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The Toronto Raptors have signed guard Kobi Simmons to a 10-day contract.

Saturday, Mar 23

03

Gilgeous-Alexander powers Thunder past Raptors

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander grew up watching "NBA legends" at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena. It's arguable he's on his way to becoming one himself.

Thursday, Mar 21

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Short-handed Raptors get blown out by Kings

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Toronto Raptors head coach Darko Rajakovic insisted the desire was still there after Wednesday's 123-89 blowout loss to the visiting Sacramento Kings.

Tuesday, Mar 19

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Raptors host clinic for Toronto-area coaches

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Darko Rajakovic remembers what it's like to be an eager young basketball coach, trying to absorb as much as possible from more experienced teachers.

Saturday, Mar 16

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Banchero leads Magic past Raptors 113-103

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Gary Trent Jr. has seen it all over his seven NBA seasons. Now the 25-year-old suddenly finds himself in a new role as a mentor on a young Toronto Raptors team.

Friday, Mar 15

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Brother of Toronto Raptors player passes away, team confirms

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Nathan Tyler Barrett, brother of Toronto Raptors forward-guard RJ Barret, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, according to a statement issued on behalf of the family.

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RJ Barrett, family mourning brother’s death

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Toronto Raptors star RJ Barrett is mourning the death of his younger brother, Nathan Tyler Barrett.

Monday, Mar 11

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Raptors Quickley, Trent, Boucher out vs. Nuggets

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Injuries continue to pile up for the Toronto Raptors going into their visit of the NBA champion Denver Nuggets.

Wednesday, Mar 6

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Raptors centre Poeltl undergoes finger surgery

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Toronto Raptors centre Jakob Poeltl has underdone surgery to repair a torn finger ligament in his left hand.