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Nuggets 118-113 Raptors: Jokic jolt, Murray momentum see Denver earn comeback win

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets is defended by O.G. Anunoby of the Toronto Raptors in a game at Ball Arena on March 6, 2023 in Denver, Colorado....

They were down eight against an imposing Raptors side for large stretches of an exciting fourth quarter, but Denver refused to decelerate in their attempts to secure a morale-boosting comeback win and did just that. When you have a two-time MVP in full flow, games are rarely over until the final buzzer sounds. Continue reading “Nuggets 118-113 Raptors: Jokic jolt, Murray momentum see Denver earn comeback win”

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Tyrese Haliburton’s recent surge shows Sacramento have long-term puzzle to consider

Tyrese Haliburton of the Sacramento Kings celebrates with teammates Terence Davis and Maurice Harkless after a play in the second quarter against the...

Tyrese Haliburton has now recorded six games with 20+ points this season — five have come since December 17, with franchise guard De’Aaron Fox missing four outings during that stretch after entering the league’s health and safety protocols.¬†Given the startling statistics with and without his backcourt partner, do Sacramento have a potential long-term issue on their hands? Continue reading “Tyrese Haliburton’s recent surge shows Sacramento have long-term puzzle to consider”

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Playoff Preview: Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors – A decisive Game 6 awaits

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Jaylen Brown led the game in scoring with 27 points as the Boston Celtics edged closer to clinching their third Eastern Conference Final in the last four years. They’re just 48 minutes from an intriguing showdown with the Miami Heat, who stunned Milwaukee in a five-game series to seal their progression overnight. Will they join them, or can the defending champions take this to a Game 7? Continue reading “Playoff Preview: Boston Celtics vs Toronto Raptors – A decisive Game 6 awaits”

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NBA Playoff Preview: Raptors vs Celtics – Can defending champions level the series?

NBA Playoffs 2020 Recap: Raptors crumble in Game 1, lose to Boston 112-94 -  Raptors HQ

After an impressive 112-94 victory in Game 1, the Boston Celtics hope to double their series lead against a slow-starting Raptors tonight. It wasn’t the start to the Eastern Conference semi-finals that Nick Nurse hoped for, but he’ll be optimistic for a much more efficient shooting outing as they look to improve in Game 2. Will they level the scores here? Continue reading “NBA Playoff Preview: Raptors vs Celtics – Can defending champions level the series?”

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NBA Playoffs Preview: Nets vs Raptors – Defending champs look to extend lead

Toronto Raptors up 2-0 vs Brooklyn Nets in NBA playoffs

Already down two games in what could be a very brief postseason this summer, the Brooklyn Nets look to halve their playoff deficit when they take to the floor on Friday for Game 3 against a motivated Toronto Raptors side. Can they keep the ball out of an in-form Fred VanVleet’s hands and make it 2-1, despite a depleted roster?

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Boston Celtics 118-102 Toronto Raptors: Jaylen Brown stars as Cs victorious on Christmas Day

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Jaylen Brown scored 30 points on 10/13 shooting with five three-pointers, to break multiple records as the Boston Celtics were victorious in Toronto for the first time since 2015, with a 118-102 win over the weakened Raptors on Christmas Day.  
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Raptors extend Pascal Siakam’s deal, completing $130m four-year max extension

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Ahead of tomorrow’s extension deadline, Toronto Raptors power forward Pascal Siakam has put pen-to-paper on a four-year, $130m max contract extension – months after enjoying a breakout season, where he played a pivotal role in securing the Raptors’ maiden NBA title.
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