TORONTO (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 23 points, Montrezl Harrell had 22 in his Wizards debut and Washington spoiled Toronto’s homecoming, beating the Raptors 98-83 on Wednesday night. Kyle Kuzma — acquired with Harrell in the trade that sent Russell Westbrook to the Lakers — had 11 points and 15 rebounds for Washington. Spencer Dinwiddie, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Malachi Flynn scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors closed out their preseason with a 113-108 victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night. Sam Dekker scored 12 of his 18 points in the final period to help the Raptors (3-2) erase an eight-point deficit […]
TORONTO (AP) — Raptors guard Fred VanVleet doesn’t worry about players who aren’t teammates anymore, or what can’t be done without them. He just wants to win. Finally back home in Canada after two frustrating seasons disrupted by the pandemic, the Raptors are a far cry from the star-studded team that Kawhi Leonard and Kyle […]
Jayson Tatum is quickly rounding into regular-season form. The Boston forward had 20 points, nine rebounds and seven assists to help the Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 113-111 on Saturday night in a preseason game.
TORONTO (AP) — Ontario’s major indoor professional sports teams have been given the green light to host capacity crowds. The NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators and the NBA’s Toronto Raptors will be able to play in front of full arenas when their seasons start this month, Ontario Sports Minister Lisa MacLeod announced Friday. […]
The Raptors finally returned home to Toronto on the night Kyle Lowry got going in Miami. The longtime star north of the border is now running the point in South Florida. The first full night of NBA preseason action started with the Raptors playing in their own arena for the first time since Feb. 28, […]
TORONTO (AP) — After more than 18 months in exile because of COVID-19 border restrictions, returning home to ‘The North’ has been a journey of discovery for the Toronto Raptors. — Head coach Nick Nurse walked into his arena office for the first time since Feb. 28, 2020, and found a forgotten, and very dusty, […]
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have gotten approval from the Canadian government to play games at their home arena this season, a team spokesman said Friday. Toronto played last season in Tampa, Florida, because of travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s not clear whether the team will be allowed to have full […]
This week’s episode features guest Sean Derenthal, host of the Stepien NBA Draft podcast, sharing his thoughts on what we saw in the draft a couple weeks ago. The guys also recap Boeheim’s Army’s win in the TBT championship game, and begin a week-by-week Big Ten college football preview beginning with Ohio State, Michigan State and Michigan.
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors re-signed restricted free-agent guard Gary Trent Jr. to a multiyear contract Sunday. The 22-year-old Trent split last season with Portland and Toronto, averaging 15.3 points and 31.1 minutes in 58 games. He was dealt to Toronto with Rodney Hood in the deal that sent Norman Powell to Portland at […]