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A look at the Raptors’ matchup with the Bucks

The Toronto Raptors will play in the NBA Eastern Conference final for just the second time in team history when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday to kick off a best-of-seven series. Here's a look at how the teams match up:...

A look at the Raptors’ matchup with the Bucks

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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo: 'We're the best team in the league' Milwaukee superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo vowed that the Bucks weren't going to fold against the Toronto Raptors and declared the Bucks the "best team...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Giannis has 39, Bucks beat Celtics 113-101, lead series 3-1 Giannis Antetokounmpo had 39 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Bucks to a 113-101 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of their second-round pla...
05:00, 05/07/2019

The Milwaukee Bucks' remarkable season now feels like a failure Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks had a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Then Toronto fought backJust like that, the Milwaukee B...
17:32, 05/26/2019

Bucks sign GM Horst to multiyear contract extension MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have signed general manager Jon Horst to a multiyear extension. The deal was announced Friday. Horst is one of th...
00:32, 06/08/2019

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23:48, 05/25/2019

Lowe: Giannis and the Bucks have reclaimed juggernaut status While observers wondered if Milwaukee might teeter after Game 1, the adjustments have come easy for Giannis Antetokounmpo and a Bucks squad that's one...
09:00, 05/07/2019

AP source: Pistons getting Snell, pick from Bucks for Leuer DETROIT (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a trade that would send Jon Leuer to th...
19:32, 06/20/2019

Best Buy is offering several new ways to save big bucks on the big-battery Moto G7 Power The Moto G7 Power is not only a battery life champion in the sub-$250 price segment, but the absolute king of the world when it comes to single charge...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Ex-Tory donors to give 'big bucks' to Brexit Party - Farage Former Conservative donors are ready to provide "big bucks" for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party to fight a general election, the anti-EU campaigner has su...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Celtics' expectations overblown, exposed against Bucks It didn’t look like it on paper, but the Celtics - picked to reach the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals again - have a flawed roster.  ...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Why New Yorkers spend big bucks for ‘exclusive’ Hampton Jitney memberships The Hampton Jitney, the bus that runs hourly between Manhattan and the North and South forks, is now offering a limited-in-number membership. Yep, you...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Brew-haha: Yelich, Rodgers chug at Bucks game Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich joined Packers lineman David Bakhtiari in beer chugs at the Bucks game Thurs...
10:00, 05/24/2019

The Bucks Advance, The Warriors Win Despite Kevin Durant's injury USA TODAY Sports' Josh Peter breaks down how the Warriors took a commanding 3-2 series lead over the Rockets and how the Bucks advanced.  &...
14:32, 05/09/2019

NBA free agency 2019: Khris Middleton is too important to Bucks Khris Middleton is the Bucks’ free agent before the free agent. Milwaukee is fully expected to re-sign the star forward, likely to a five-year d...
00:32, 06/27/2019

Pacers acquire Malcolm Brogdon in sign-and-trade with Bucks The Pacers added size and shooting to their backcourt by acquiring Malcolm Brogdon from the Bucks and agreeing on a four-year, $85 million contract. ...
02:48, 07/01/2019

Opinion: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks dominating and no team can answer right now With the best defense and second-best offense in the playoffs, the Bucks are putting on a dominant show that no team yet has been able to stop.  ...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Up Next: Patti Harrison Bucks Transgender Stereotypes, One Joke at a Time Her appearance on “The Tonight Snow,” skewering President Trump’s transgender military ban, led to a role on “Shrill” and writing duties on “Big Mouth...
19:16, 05/01/2019

Bucks respond in Game 2, rout Celtics to tie NBA playoff series 1-1 The Bucks sank a franchise playoff record 20 three-pointers and ended the third quarter on a 24-2 run that effectively ended the game.   &#...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Bucks' elimination puts focus on Giannis' future in Milwaukee Giannis Antetokounmpo will be eligible for a supermax extension in 2020, and the superstar's contract status will loom large as the Bucks enter a busy...
07:00, 05/26/2019

Bucks investigating report of tainted drinks at plaza party The Milwaukee Bucks say they are investigating reports by individuals who believe their drinks were spiked during a party outside the NBA team's ...
22:32, 05/11/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo takes charge as Bucks take 2-1 lead on Celtics An attacking Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way with a game-high 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Celtics 123-116 in Game 3 in Boston.  ...
05:16, 05/04/2019

Opinion: Celtics look like title-caliber team in Game 1 win against Bucks Boston could not have asked for a better start to the Eastern Conference semifinals. On the road in Game 1, the Celtics defeated Milwaukee 112-90. &#...
00:00, 04/29/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo dominates at foul line as Bucks clip Celtics BOSTON — Giannis Antetokounmpo kept attacking and the Boston Celtics kept fouling. The fouls may have slowed the second half of Game 3, but nothing co...
09:32, 05/04/2019

With Joko Widodo’s Re-Election, Indonesia Bucks Global Tilt Toward Strongmen The president of the world’s third-largest democracy won a second term Tuesday, and vowed in an interview to protect pluralism and fight growing extre...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Milwaukee Bucks bounce Boston Celtics from NBA playoffs with Game 5 rout Milwaukee advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2001. The Bucks will meet either the 76ers or Raptors.    ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks handle Celtics again to take commanding 3-1 series lead Battling foul trouble, Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 of his 39 points in a dominant second half to put the Bucks one win away from the East finals. ...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo's brother to sign two-year deal with Bucks Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the 26-year-old brother of Milwaukee's superstar and league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, will join the Bucks on a two-year ...
21:48, 07/08/2019

Watch: Celtics' Jaylen Brown dunks over Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown had a thunderous dunk over Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo in the fourth quarter of Sunday's Game 1....
23:48, 04/28/2019

Milwaukee Bucks investigating reports of spiked drinks at party outside arena Several people reported feeling ill or blacking out after consuming drinks during a Bucks party in the Deer District on Wednesday night.   ...
17:48, 05/12/2019

2019 NBA Awards: Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo named Most Valuable Player The 2019 NBA Awards took place Monday night at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., as Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the N...
07:16, 06/25/2019

Bucks prepare for free agency after dealing sole draft pick MILWAUKEE (AP) — The NBA draft came and went without the Milwaukee Bucks adding a player to its roster. Milwaukee drafted Kevin Porter Jr. of Southern...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Opinion: Bucks, Warriors sweeps would set stage for ultimate NBA Finals battle Both NBA conference finals have the potential to turn into blowouts, with the possibility of a pair of sweeps still on the table.    &...
20:48, 05/18/2019

Kyrie Irving’s Celtics have bigger problems than the officiating against the energized Bucks Kyrie Irving was upset about the officiating in a Game 3 loss to Milwaukee, but Boston suddenly finds itself facing bigger issues as well as a 2-1 ser...
11:48, 05/04/2019

Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo lights up Celtics in 4Q, Bucks take 3-1 series lead Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 17 points in the fourth quarter of Game 4, leading the Bucks to a 3-1 NBA Eastern Conference semifinals lead over the Cel...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Bucks locker room stays positive after season ends in East finals What I'm Hearing: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel describes the somber but upbeat mood in the Bucks locker room after being elim...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo wins 2018-19 NBA Most Valuable Player award Six years after entering the NBA as a skinny teenager full of raw talent, Giannis Antetokounmpo capped a season full of accolades with his first MVP. ...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Drake v Bucks feud grows as Milwaukee turns its ire on rapper's courtside antics Raptors super-fan has been vocal during NBA playoff gamesRapper trolls Milwaukee star Giannis AntetokounmpoAs the Toronto Raptors have made their way ...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo sues artist for using his nickname on shirts NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo, dubbed the “Greek Freak,” has sued an artist for peddling a shirt with his nickname, which is a regis...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Kyle Korver is a still a threat from long range and fits in well in the Bucks' let-it-fly offense Kyle Korver enjoyed some of best seasons of his career playing in Atlanta for coach Mike Budenholzer. This season, the two will reunite in Milwaukee. ...
20:32, 07/20/2019

Milwaukee can’t stop talking about the Bucks. The team hopes to create a dialogue about race. The Bucks, chasing their first NBA championship since 1971, have become a source of civic pride. But the franchise has a bigger goal: healing Milwauke...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Mallory Edens throws shade at Drake with Pusha-T shirt at Bucks game The Bucks might have just found their answer to Drake. The Toronto-born rapper has made himself plenty of enemies during the second round of the NBA p...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Biden bucks Dem 2020 field on court packing, decriminalizing border crossings Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday appeared to try and create some distance from the rest of the 2020 Democratic primary field as he ruled out ...
23:32, 07/06/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to priv...
21:32, 05/01/2019

This Chess Piece Sold for a Few Bucks in 1964 Is Actually a Viking Artifact Worth Around $1 Million (LONDON) — A chess piece purchased for a few pounds (dollars) by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-ye...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Khris Middleton to decline $13 million player option with Milwaukee Bucks: report Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton will reportedly decline his $13 million player option to become an unrestricted free agent when the period op...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Drake fires back at Bucks owner's daughter by changing his profile pic to her It didn't take long for Drake to get some revenge in a troll battle with Mallory Edens after the Toronto Raptors took Game 5 in Milwaukee.  ...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo rejects Boston Celtics' Al Horford Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo sent Boston Celtics center Al Horford's shot into the stands with a monstrous block in the first qu...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Insane eBay deal for an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S10+ variant will save you big bucks The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is Samsung's top-of-the-line 4G LTE handset, at least until the Galaxy Note 10 is released. With the U.S. carrier-locked versi...
03:32, 06/03/2019

Giannis Antetokunmpo, Bucks hope East finals collapse serves as learning experience Milwaukee dominated the first two rounds of the playoffs and took a 2-0 lead on Toronto in the Eastern Conference finals before the wheels fell off. ...
00:00, 05/27/2019

Drake's sideline antics draw ire of Milwaukee Bucks coach, rapper responds to criticism Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer was less than enthused about Drake’s antics on the sidelines during the team’s Eastern Conference Finals g...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Charles Barkley donates $45,000 for Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon's water project in Africa Malcolm Brogdon spoke to the NBA on TNT crew about his charity that builds clean water wells in Africa, and Charles Barkley pledged a big donation. &...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Milwaukee Bucks fan buys Danica Patrick's drink in front of Aaron Rodgers during playoff game Danica Patrick and her Green Bay Packers star boyfriend Aaron Rodgers took in Game 5 between the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics courtside Wednesda...
19:32, 05/09/2019

Mallory Edens, daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner, trolls Drake with shirt; rapper fires back Mallory Edens, the daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens, appeared to take a shot at Drake during Thursday night’s game between the Bucks and...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern ...
15:16, 05/24/2019

Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer isn't a fan of Drake's NBA playoff sideline antics Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer was asked about Drake's sideline behavior during the Eastern Conference finals. Budenholzer is not a fan. ...
11:32, 05/23/2019

Bucks' George Hill throws down beer challenge to Packers' David Bakhtiari Packers lineman David Bakhtiari set the bar high with his beer-chugging at Bucks playoff games. George Hill thinks he can take Bakhtiari.   ...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo sues artist for selling 'Greek Freak' merchandise Giannis Antetokounmpo filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania artist because he was selling T-shirts with the Milwaukee Bucks star's trademark. &...
22:16, 07/10/2019

Aaron Rodgers takes jab at ESPN's Paul Pierce on Twitter after Bucks' Game 4 victory Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, a minority owner of the Bucks, got a jab in at ESPN NBA analyst Paul Pierce after Milwaukee's Game 4 victory....
22:48, 05/07/2019

The Raptors Blew It Coming close hurts all the more when you can quantify just how close you came. One shot, or one missed shot, or one call the other way, or ... one tim...
21:32, 06/11/2019

The Raptors Are The Warriors Now Recency bias is a hateful but dominant force in the best-of-seven world, so the clear assumption to be made from Game 4 of the NBA Finals is that Game...
16:48, 06/08/2019

Warriors vs. Raptors: Best of the NBA Finals The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.       &#...
07:16, 06/02/2019

Drake And The Raptors Both Got A Talking-To From The NBA The Toronto Raptors will host Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight, and there’s no doubt Drake will be sitting on the sideline. He’s behaved like an unrul...
23:16, 05/30/2019

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of tha...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Warriors take Game 5 with 106-105 win against Raptors Stephen Curry has 23 points, Klay Thompson scored 12 and the Golden State Warriors lead the Toronto Raptors 62-56 at halftime of Game 5 of the NBA Fin...
08:16, 06/11/2019

Lucky 7? Raptors face another must-win The Toronto Raptors will play an advance-or-be-eliminated contest for the seventh time in franchise history on Sunday when they face the Philadelphia ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

The Raptors win Game 4 and we now have a series SportsPulse: The Raptors were dominant in their Game 4 victory over the Bucks and much of the credit deserves to go to the Toronto bench. USA TODAY S...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Trump to consider inviting Raptors ‘if they’d like to do it’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll consider inviting the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House “if they’d...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Raptors not named Lowry go 0-for-15 in 4th The Raptors had the lead and seemed poised to steal home-court advantage from the Bucks on Wednesday night, before a fourth-quarter collapse left them...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Drake is all-in at Raptors’ parade Drake is everything we thought he would be at the Raptors’ parade Monday morning. The rapper was plastered next to Kawhi Leonard throughout some...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Giannis: Raptors not like C's; Game 1 a must-win Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo said his team was "fine" after going down 1-0 to the Celtics, but it is far more critical to win Game 1 against the R...
02:48, 05/15/2019

Raptors' Nurse: Don't care about 0-2; we can win Raptors coach Nick Nurse is defiant in his belief that Toronto still has what it takes to rebound from an 0-2 deficit against the Bucks and advance to...
00:48, 05/19/2019

76ers vs. Raptors: The ‘Over’ looks bettor-friendly It is almost impossible to find an edge in the postseason of any sport. A season of play has already passed, and lines are as tight as possible. Never...
00:16, 05/13/2019

What stays in Vegas? The Raptors, 1 more night The NBA champion Raptors extended their celebratory trip to Las Vegas and will return to Toronto in time for a victory parade and rally in the city on...
03:00, 06/16/2019

Raptors confident ahead of do-or-die Game 7 Kyle Lowry had a massive Game 7 against the Miami Heat in 2016, scoring 35 points and flirting with a triple-double to carry the Raptors to their firs...
23:32, 05/11/2019

N.B.A. Finals: Warriors Tie Series With Raptors A starting lineup change and a huge third quarter helped Golden State beat Toronto, but the win came with injuries to Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney....
08:48, 06/03/2019

The Raptors' Defense Was Outrageous In The Clutch The Sixers hit their last field goal in the half-court—a long, and-one leaner by J.J. Redick—with 3:29 remaining in Game 7. Then the Raptors put the c...
21:16, 05/13/2019

The Toronto Freaking Raptors Are Now NBA Champions The Toronto Raptors, of all teams, are your new NBA champions, after pulling out a 114–110 win in Oakland in Thursday night’s Game 6. It wasn’t necess...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Fan shoves Raptors' Lowry during Game 3 A man sitting courtside at Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., was ejected Wednesday for shoving Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry after the p...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points ...
05:32, 06/03/2019

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Canada is 'feeling the love' of Raptors' NBA win And breathe. The Drake curse is over. More poignantly, the rapper and the Toronto Raptors most recognizable fan quickly summed up the depth of feeling...
00:16, 06/15/2019

What Can The Raptors Possibly Do To Make People Believe The Lie? The Raptors took down the Bucks on Saturday, 100-94, to clinch an NBA Finals berth for the first time in franchise history. With that series victory, ...
12:48, 05/27/2019

NBA Finals Game 2: Warriors at Raptors Can Toronto do it again in Game 2 in front of another raucous crowd? Or will the Warriors bounce back in their hopes of a fourth championship in five ...
17:16, 06/02/2019

2019 NBA Finals: Price is right on the Raptors “Pascal Siakam won’t be able to shoot 14-of-17 from the floor again.” It’s the phrase shouted by pundits and Golden State backers after Game 1 went to...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Raptors say OG Anunoby will be active for Game 2 TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors might be getting some bench help for Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Raptors coach Nick Nurse says OG Anunoby will be ava...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Kyle Lowry Kept The Raptors Alive It was an up-and-down postseason in what’s been an up-and-down career for Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, but on Thursday night, when all of his teamm...
17:32, 06/14/2019

Raptors win broadcast at wedding reception If Dolly Kambo couldn't see Kawhi Leonard sink a legendary shot for her favourite sports team in person, then watching him do it from a relative's wed...
03:32, 05/14/2019

Raptors hope for one more momentum swing In the wild, unpredictable NBA Eastern Conference semifinal between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers, the team that seems to take control of...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Hey, Raptors Fans, You Want Fries With Those 3-Pointers? A season-long McDonald’s promotion tied to the Toronto Raptors’ shooting has resulted in more than two million orders of French fries being given away...
23:48, 06/13/2019

How the underdog Raptors have taken control of the Finals The only Canadian team in the NBA is one game away from winning its first league championship when the Toronto Raptors host the Golden State Warriors ...
19:32, 06/10/2019

NBA Finals: Best photos from Raptors-Warriors The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.       &#...
05:32, 05/30/2019

Raptors aim to tie Eastern Conference finals TORONTO - The game of adjustments will continue Tuesday night when the host Toronto Raptors try to even the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals ag...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Raptors rally to take 3-1 stranglehold on NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors produced a strong third quarter to defeat the Golden State Warriors 105-92 in Oakland on Friday to take a 3-1 lead in the Finals a...
09:16, 06/08/2019

What If The Raptors Had To Choose Between Kawhi And Drake? There are rules to the Deadcast, although we don’t generally pay that much attention to them. For the most part, as you might have noticed, it goes li...
05:16, 06/06/2019

Drake Has Become The Rowdy Uncle Of The Raptors “In the Six cooking with the wrist motion,” Drake rapped prophetically in 2015. “The Six” refers to Toronto’s area code. “Wrist motion” refers to the ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

The Raptors Won But Finals Chaos Still Reigns It’s cheap to say that the Raptors beat the Gldn Stae Warors (which is to say, 63 percent of the Golden State Warriors) in Game 3 of the NBA Finals; i...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Give This One to the Raptors, but the N.B.A. Finals Aren’t Over What is the significance of a victory over a Warriors team that had lost to injury two probable Hall of Fame players — Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant?...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Ranking the top 30 Warriors and Raptors in the NBA Finals Steph or Kawhi? Klay or Lowry? And where should sidelined stars Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins check in? We're ranking the top 30 players in the Fi...
02:16, 05/31/2019

Siakam stars for Raptors with all-around effort Pascal Siakam, who has become a jack-of-all-trades at both ends for the Raptors, did "a little bit of everything" Thursday night in powering Toronto t...
09:32, 05/31/2019

In photos: Raptors dethrone Warriors There will be no three-peat. The Golden State Warriors' two-year reign atop the NBA has ended at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, who have claimed th...
00:16, 06/15/2019

The Raptors Had a Title in Their Grasp. Now They Must Regroup. With three minutes left, the Raptors looked in full control of Game 5. But then the Splash Brothers showed up, leading to a devastating loss for Toron...
14:48, 06/11/2019

| Raptors dethrone Warriors to capture first NBA crown An upstart Toronto Raptors squad dethroned defending champions Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals and capture the first crown by a club from ...
08:48, 06/14/2019

The Raptors had every advantage against the Warriors. It didn't matter The Warriors had to deal with injuries and a big first-half deficit in Game 2. But a team with Curry, Thompson and Green are never truly defeatedThe R...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Raptors come up short as Warriors take Game 2, even the series Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points ...
06:32, 06/03/2019

It Appears That Raptors President Masai Ujiri Got Into It With A Cop Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri has always been known as a fiery dude—recall when he yelled, “Fuck Brooklyn!” before a ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for 1st time OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The Toronto Raptors are NBA champi...
06:16, 06/14/2019

| Warriors set for emotional NBA Finals showdown with Raptors Playing for injured star Kevin Durant in a farewell to the arena when they became a dynasty, the Golden State Warriors are set for an emotional NBA Fi...
10:48, 06/13/2019

Raptors braced for big response from Warriors in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors scored an impressive win over the two-times defending champion Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals opener and are now preparin...
23:48, 05/31/2019

Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Toronto Raptors won the first NBA Finals game played outside the U.S., bea...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Raptors win first NBA title, knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from Finals MVP Kawhi Leon...
07:48, 06/14/2019

NBA Finals: Raptors, Warriors players ranked LeBron James isn't playing in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years, but fear not: there's still an overwhelming amount of talent...
17:48, 05/30/2019

| Kawhi claims second MVP award as Raptors take NBA title Kawhi Leonard trusted himself when people doubted he was injured last year, finding an inner calm that one year later has returned him to the level of...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Raptors OG Anunoby active for Game 2 of NBA Finals The 21-year-old forward missed the Raptors' first 17 games of the post-season since his April 11 surgery two days before Toronto opened the playoffs a...
01:48, 06/03/2019

NBA notebook: Gunshots mar Raptors' title celebration Four people sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds at Monday's rally celebrating the Raptors' championship, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Warriors vs. Raptors: Why the NBA Finals lines are going crazy Betting-market makers must act conservatively with game and series prices in the NBA Finals right now because of question marks involving key Golden S...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Four injured in shooting during Toronto Raptors' NBA celebration Canadian officials said Monday's shooting at the Toronto Raptors' NBA celebration should not undermine a mostly peaceful commemoration of a historic w...
06:16, 06/18/2019

Police: 4 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally Four people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. (June 2019)   ...
15:48, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Raptors leading 60-52 at halftime of Game 3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Wednesday’s Game 3 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Kyle Lowry has 15 points, Pascal Siakam...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Raptors now heavy favorites to knock off Warriors The Toronto Raptors are heavy favorites to win their first NBA championship after taking a 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors, while star Kawhi Leo...
04:16, 06/09/2019

Raptors rip Warriors to take commanding 3-1 NBA Finals lead OAKLAND, Calif. — It may now all be up to Kevin Durant and the state of his calf strain to save the Warriors from doom. Before Friday’s Game 4 of the ...
07:16, 06/08/2019

Kawhi Leonard opts out, though Raptors are still alive This Kawhi Leonard move was expected. His next might not be. The NBA Finals MVP will become an unrestricted free agent after opting out of his 2019-20...
03:16, 06/24/2019

4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors' parade, police say Police in Toronto said four people were shot, but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Two people were arrested and an investigation is ongoing...
04:48, 06/18/2019

Drake might be Raptors’ last Kawhi Leonard hope The Raptors will get the last meeting with Kawhi Leonard before he decides his next destination and if they can’t sway him, perhaps one of their bigge...
01:48, 07/03/2019

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar ri...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Canada erupts as Raptors capture first ever NBA championship Canadians erupted from coast to coast and all the way up to the Arctic on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA championship in a c...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Raptors show appreciation for Leonard, Green The Toronto Raptors on Saturday extended their appreciation to Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green for helping lead them to their first NBA championship, ho...
02:00, 07/07/2019

Warriors outlast Raptors to square NBA Finals at 1-1 The two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors used a massive third quarter to overcame a sluggish start and secure a 109-104 win over the Toro...
07:32, 06/03/2019

NBA Finals: The Raptors straight up blew it in Game 2 SportsPulse: Just when it looked like the Raptors might have control of the NBA Finals, the Warriors brought us back to reality with a dominant second...
10:16, 06/03/2019

Why the Toronto Raptors' title is a victory for the NBA, Canada ... and the US As basketball expands around the world it helps educate those abroad and at home that other cultures are not to be fearedFolklore tells us that if you...
13:00, 06/17/2019

DeRozan: I was 'sacrificial lamb' in Raptors' climb DeMar DeRozan, who was traded from the Raptors to the Spurs for Kawhi Leonard last offseason, feels like he was the "sacrificial lamb" for Toronto to ...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Courtside fan ejected for shoving Raptors' Lowry Raptors guard Kyle Lowry took exception to a courtside fan who shoved him early in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's Game 3. "There's no place for som...
12:01, 06/06/2019

Raptors demolish 76ers to take command of series TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors used a huge second quarter to rout the P...
06:00, 05/08/2019

The Shook And Possibly Fraudulent Raptors Are Unraveling The Raptors are being completely outclassed by the 76ers in Game 3 of their second-round playoff series. Kawhi Leonard is the only Raptor who hasn’t p...
10:32, 05/03/2019

Raptors say Pascal Siakam is doubtful for Game 4 Raptors say forward Pascal Siakam is doubtful for Sunday's Game 4 against Philadelphia with a right calf injury       &...
20:32, 05/04/2019

Raptors say Siakam (calf) is doubtful for Game 4 The Toronto Raptors say forward Pascal Siakam is doubtful for Sunday's Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76...
23:32, 05/04/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors vs. Raptors schedule and TV times It all comes down to this. The long playoff journey has arrived at the NBA Finals. It's the Warriors and Raptors for the Larry O'Brien Troph...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Sixers come through to force decisive Game 7 against Raptors SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the 76ers' win over the Raptors and looks ahead to Game 7, where Philadelphia will ...
09:16, 05/10/2019

Twitter explodes over Drake’s love of the Raptors Twitter couldn’t get enough of Toronto-born rapper Drake’s joy during the game and after his beloved Raptors reached the NBA Finals by eli...
09:16, 05/26/2019

Raptors rout of Sixers a team effort When Fred VanVleet threw up a three-point attempt late in the first quarter on Tuesday, it was as the nearly 20,000 fans at Scotiabank Arena were coll...
21:00, 05/08/2019

The Raptors are going to the NBA Finals and Toronto fans are going nuts Ontario's capital city was ecstatic after Saturday night's 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks sent the Raptors to their first NBA Finals appearan...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Raptors rout 76ers for 3-2 series lead Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 125-89 Tuesday night to take a ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Warriors heavily favored over Raptors in NBA Finals The Golden State Warriors are favored in the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive year, as they opened as heavy favorites against the Toronto Raptors ...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals Toronto opened as a +260 underdog at Caesars Sportsbook in the series. In the past eight NBA Finals, only last season's Cavaliers were larger underdog...
07:00, 05/26/2019

Leonard carries Raptors over 76ers in Game 4 Kawhi Leonard had 39 points and 14 rebounds and the second-seeded Toronto Raptors defeated the host Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Sunday to even the Ea...
06:32, 05/06/2019

Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory ov...
08:32, 05/26/2019

Leonard, Raptors rally, move within one win of Finals Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points -- 15 in the fourth quarter -- and added seven rebounds and nine assists as the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the M...
06:48, 05/24/2019

76ers, Raptors meet with series tied 1-1 Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference dur...
08:16, 05/02/2019

Raptors offer new challenge, vibe for Warriors TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are playing in their first NBA Finals, and that makes the Golden State Warriors' fifth consecutive appearance slightly d...
02:48, 05/30/2019

NBA talked to Raptors about Drake's sideline conduct The NBA talked to the Toronto Raptors during the Eastern Conference finals about the behavior of Drake along the sideline, a league spokesman told ESP...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Air Force gives stealthy F-22 Raptors new air-to-air attack weapons The U.S. Air Force is now integrating new weapons onto 143 F-22s to massively expand their target envelope, air-to-air attack range and lock-on-launch...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Sixers' Simmons gets some revenge on Raptors' Leonard Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons may not have lit up the scoreboard as he would have liked but the towering Aussie did get some measure of revenge...
10:16, 04/30/2019

Gasol points finger at self after Raptors' loss Raptors center Marc Gasol said after Friday night's loss to the Bucks that he takes "full responsibility" for his team sputtering out of the gate and ...
08:16, 05/18/2019

Raptors regroup after Game 2 loss to Sixers The Toronto Raptors regrouped Tuesday after an off-night in Game 2 blunted the momentum from a dominant opening performance in their second-round seri...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Raptors can fill void in quiet playoffs Kawhi Leonard's buzzer-beating series winner on Sunday gave the Toronto Raptors a prime spot on sports radio and television highlight shows across the...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Raptors list Anunoby as questionable for Game 1 Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby, who underwent an emergency appendectomy April 12, was surprisingly listed as questionable for Game 1 of the NBA Fi...
08:32, 05/30/2019

Raptors close out Warriors in wild finish to win first NBA title OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant went down Monday and the Warriors went down for good Thursday, but not before another heroic, yet unfortunate, moment f...
07:16, 06/14/2019

Raptors' collective threat overwhelms ailing Warriors The Toronto Raptors showcased their strength in depth that undermanned Golden State could not match on Wednesday, taking full advantage of their statu...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Raptors beat shorthanded Warriors, take 2-1 Finals lead The Toronto Raptors defeated a shorthanded Golden State Warriors squad 123-109 in Oakland on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Fin...
11:32, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Police: 4 Shot At Raptors Rally In Toronto TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors in Toronto (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Toronto police now say four pe...
04:16, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Reports of shots fired at Raptors parade The Latest on reports of shots fired at Raptors parade in Toronto (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Toronto police say two people have been shot and wounde...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to join his team on the...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Wild Raptors’ finish creates memorable images When Kawhi Leonard's series-winning buzzer-beater hung on the rim for four excruciatingly long bounces Sunday night, it created a remarkable scene whe...
03:32, 05/14/2019

Why Charles Barkley thinks the Raptors will stun Warriors Charles Barkley is going against the grain once again. TNT’s loquacious “Inside the NBA” analyst said he believes the Toronto Raptor...
09:16, 05/26/2019

'Hurt' DeRozan: Raptors not in Finals without my years of sacrifice Kawhi Leonard carried the Toronto Raptors to the NBA Finals, but DeMar DeRozan claims the team wouldn't be there without his years of sacrifice buildi...
00:32, 06/05/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Raptors have big edge in one ‘inside’ stat It was the shout heard ’round the world. From bettors who had taken the Toronto Raptors to cover the point spread in Monday night’s Game 6 … fro...
21:32, 06/13/2019

Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA c...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Raptors left to rue disastrous third quarter in loss to Warriors The Toronto Raptors had the Golden State Warriors on the ropes but were undone by an awful third quarter that allowed the two-time defending champions...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Huge Toronto crowd celebrates Raptors' win Thousands in Toronto cheered on the Raptors, who won their first NBA championship on Thursday night. The Raptors defeated the two-time defending champ...
08:32, 06/14/2019

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured Canada’s first NBA championship with their most remarkable road win yet in...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Kawhi trade pays off with Raptors' Finals berth As he has been throughout the playoffs, Kawhi Leonard was the difference-maker for the Raptors in Saturday night's Game 6, prompting president of bask...
09:00, 05/26/2019

Drake Parties With the Toronto Raptors to Celebrate Their NBA Championship Win The Toronto Raptors celebrated their historic NBA Championship victory on Saturday with their biggest celebrity cheerleader, Drake. The Canadian rapp...
04:00, 06/16/2019

NBA-champion Raptors take Miami C Hernandez with 59th pick TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors selected center Dewan Hernandez from the University of Miami with the 59th pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. The ...
09:00, 06/21/2019

'Level' Kawhi puts Raptors on cusp of first Finals Behind their even-keeled superstar, the Raptors rallied from an early 14-point deficit to defeat the Bucks 105-99 and move within one win of the franc...
10:00, 05/24/2019

With Just 7 Points, Kyle Lowry Was Still the Raptors’ Steadying Force Kawhi Leonard struggled a bit, but an injured Lowry’s shots were pivotal and his presence important in the Raptors’ 118-109 victory over the Warriors....
18:00, 05/31/2019

On brink of title, Raptors expect a fight from Warriors The Toronto Raptors will try to complete their historic mission in front of their home crowd Monday night against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 ...
03:16, 06/10/2019

Toronto Raptors’ Game 6 broke Canadian TV records Bell Media says a Canadian TV NBA record average audience of 7.7 million viewers watched the Raptors win the NBA title in Game 6 of the Finals on Thur...
03:48, 06/15/2019

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship. ...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Raptors’ Fred VanVleet is battered but ready for Game 5 TORONTO — It was only fitting Raptors backup point guard Fred VanVleet sat at his podium Sunday at Scotiabank Arena with a taped-up cut under his eye ...
07:32, 06/10/2019

Raptors prez Ujiri allegedly pushed deputy Toronto Raptors team president Masai Ujiri is being investigated amid allegations he pushed a sheriff's deputy and hit him in the face following the R...
23:48, 06/14/2019

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Raptors can win title, Durant may play in NBA Finals Game 5 TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors can win their first championship and end Golden State’s quest for three in a row with one more victory. The R...
22:16, 06/10/2019

Kawhi Leonard goes off in thriller to give Raptors new hope TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cu...
05:32, 05/20/2019

Nurse: Late timeout was to give Raptors a rest Raptors coach Nick Nurse explained his decision to call timeout with 3:05 remaining and Toronto closing in on the title Monday night, saying he though...
09:48, 06/11/2019

Warriors stun Raptors to keep NBA Finals hopes alive  TORONTO — Kevin Durant’s presence and subsequent absence spurred the Warriors to somehow keep alive their season in a 106-105 Game 5 triumph Monday ov...
09:48, 06/11/2019

The Raptors froze against the Warriors, but the title stays theirs to lose A head-scratching timeout by Toronto coach Nick Nurse may have swung the outcome of Game 5, but the Raptors remain favorites to win the NBA title with...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Raptors and Blues fans are in sports’ most enviable position For two fan bases, for two cities, this is the best time. These are the days that fill those of us in other sporting cities with such envy. Yes, the a...
07:48, 06/09/2019

Raptors' president encounter with deputy being investigated Prosecutor will decide whether to charge Raptors president with misdemeanor battery after courtside encounter with deputy     ...
18:16, 06/15/2019

Shooting Near Raptors’ Victory Parade Leaves 2 Injured The Toronto Police said two people had suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries at the shooting, which took place not far from a celebration...
23:48, 06/17/2019

Raptors parade trophy through Toronto, uncertainty lingers Two weeks from now, the Toronto Raptors' roster might look as different as Danny Green's combed-out mohawk with looming decisions from Kawhi Leonard, ...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Warriors congratulate NBA champion Raptors in Toronto newspaper ad The Golden State Warriors took out a full-page advert in the Toronto Star on Monday to congratulate a Toronto Raptors team that stopped them claiming ...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Thanks to the Raptors, Ontario is awash in free McDonald’s fries Fans in Ontario get a free order every time Toronto makes at least 12 three-pointers, and the NBA Finals has sparked a surge of interest in both the t...
00:00, 06/08/2019

N.B.A. Finals Live Updates: Raptors vs. Warriors Game 4 Golden State is in trouble, but Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney are back. The Raptors have been on fire, but can that last? Stay here for live updates....
02:48, 06/08/2019

Steph Curry congratulates Drake after Raptors victory Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry congratulated Drake over the phone after the Toronto Raptors took home the NBA championship.   ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Witness says altercation between Raptors exec and cop 'blown out of proportion' A sheriff's deputy was pushed and hit in the face by Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri on Thursday night after his team defeated the Golden State ...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Raptors take second crack at title in Warriors' Oakland farewell OAKLAND, Calif. - - The Toronto Raptors hope to celebrate the closing of Oracle Arena with a party of international magnitude when they take a second ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Warriors Meet Their Match: A Raptors Team With Their Playbook The Toronto Raptors are one win from halting Golden State’s dynastic run, thanks to injuries, yes, but mostly because they’re beating the Warriors at ...
20:48, 06/08/2019

Raptors squander golden opportunity to clinch NBA title The Toronto Raptors had the Golden State Warriors on the ropes late in Game Five on Monday but even with one hand on the Larry O'Brien Trophy it was n...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Siakam answers Canadian prayers as Raptors down Warriors Pascal Siakam, who once studied to be a priest, answered Canadian prayers by leading the Toronto Raptors to a 118-109 win over the Golden State Warrio...
14:00, 05/31/2019

NBA spoke with Raptors about Drake's courtside behavior The rapper's courtside antics, which included a shoulder rub for Raptors coach Nick Nurse, rankled Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer.   ...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Butler scores 30 as 76ers beat Raptors 94-89 to even series Jimmy Butler's big game helped Philadelphia snap a lengthy losing streak in Toronto and, more importantly, brought the 76ers level in their Eastern Co...
13:32, 04/30/2019

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with...
05:32, 06/02/2019

Strength in numbers: The Raptors beat the Warriors at their own game The Warriors' blueprint was to make things tough on Kawhi Leonard. It worked. But Golden State wasn't prepared for Pascal Siakam and Toronto's band of...
09:32, 05/31/2019

Toronto Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Raptors made a smashing NBA Finals debut, beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Th...
08:16, 05/31/2019

Raptors roll past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals TORONTO — No Kevin Durant. Problem. The Warriors’ air of invincibility got crushed in Canada in the first-ever NBA Finals game north of the border, as...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Leonard scores 39, Raptors beat 76ers 101-96 to tie series PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76e...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Raptors president 'confident' Leonard will return to champs Still absorbing the magnitude of his team's accomplishment, Raptors President Masai Ujiri is confident Kawhi Leonard and the rest of Toronto's core wi...
14:00, 06/26/2019

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrilling...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Raptors’ underdog Pascal Siakam is Warriors’ unlikely nemesis TORONTO — Raptors forward Pascal Siakam is now on the radar of two nations, not even including his native Cameroon. And as he climbs the mountain of s...
10:00, 06/01/2019

Raptors coach Nurse: Leonard 'played his heart out for us' Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse said he was disappointed by Kawhi Leonard's decision to leave the team but said he understood the superstar's de...
20:00, 07/07/2019

Toronto ready to take center stage with Raptors in NBA Finals With the Raptors in the NBA Finals for the first time, Toronto and Canada's growing basketball culture are prepared to seize the spotlight. ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Basketball comes home, Raptors fans hoping trophy follows When Canadian James Naismith invented basketball back in 1891 it is doubtful that in his wildest dreams he could have imagined his hockey-mad homeland...
02:00, 06/01/2019

With Kawhi Leonard, the Raptors Find Success That Endures The Raptors have been abandoned by their biggest stars, and they traded the one who wanted to stay. But Leonard has kept a successful run going longer...
03:00, 05/27/2019

Report: Raptors G Lowry undergoes thumb procedure Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry underwent a procedure to repair a tendon in his left thumb, but he still plans on being available for the upcoming FI...
23:16, 07/18/2019

Opinion: How the Raptors turned the series around to reach the NBA Finals After falling behind 2-0, Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a series of adjustments that sparked a turnaround and led Toronto to the NBA Finals.  &#...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Reports: Raptors' Gasol exercises $25.6 million option Center Marc Gasol will pass on free agency and return to the Toronto Raptors in 2019-20 after exercising his $25.6 million player option on Wednesday....
08:48, 06/27/2019

NBA Finals: Expert picks to win Raptors-Warriors series, MVP We make our picks for the NBA Finals, which begin tonight when the Warriors head to Scotiabank Arena for Game 1 against the Raptors.   ...
16:32, 05/30/2019

Sources: Kawhi to let Raptors make final pitch Kawhi Leonard is expected to allow the Raptors to make the final pitch among teams meeting with him in Los Angeles next week, sources tell ESPN's Adri...
22:00, 06/27/2019

NBA Playoffs: Kawhi, Raptors clinch first NBA Finals appearance The Toronto Raptors are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history after a thrilling 100-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game...
10:16, 05/26/2019

Leonard scores 21, Raptors rout 76ers 125-89 to win Game 5 TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors used a huge second quarter to rout ...
05:16, 05/08/2019

Raptors vs. Warriors: Why Vegas isn’t running away from Toronto in Game 2 Pascal’s wager: Bet on Toronto and hope Siakam plays like a god. That worked for Raptors backers in Thursday night’s series opener in the NBA Finals a...
22:00, 06/02/2019

Raptors' gamble on Leonard pays off with trip to NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors' gamble to acquire Kawhi Leonard has paid off in the form of maiden trip to the NBA Finals but now comes perhaps the hardest part,...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Raptors president Masai Ujiri says his future is in Toronto "For me, the blessing [also] is being wanted here and finding a place that makes you happy and finding challenges that really make you grow as a perso...
20:16, 06/25/2019

2019 NBA Finals: The case for picking the Raptors or Warriors Finally! The 2019 NBA Finals begin Thursday night with heavy series favorite Golden State visiting surprise entry Toronto (ABC, 9 p.m.). Bettors have ...
23:16, 05/30/2019

Young Raptors fan enjoys front-row seat to Drake show Imagine all of the trash talk this young Raptors fan heard during Toronto’s 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Fina...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Warriors, minus Kevin Durant, rally for Game 5 win over Raptors With their backs against the wall, the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 106-105 win against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Mond...
07:16, 06/11/2019

Joel Embiid, 76ers rout Raptors to take 2-1 series lead Joel Embiid refused to get tripped up back home in the postseason, scoring 33 points and playing to the "MVP!" chants to lead the Philadelphia 76ers t...
05:32, 05/03/2019

The Raptors lost Game 5 but at least Canada got this very cool rendition of its anthem With a chance to see a Canadian team win an NBA championship for the first time, the crowd at Scotiabank Arena was only too happy to belt out "O Canad...
08:32, 06/11/2019

Masai Ujiri Could Be Charged in Altercation After Raptors’ Title Win, Authorities Say The head of the Toronto Raptors’ front office was involved in an altercation with a sheriff’s deputy shortly after his team won the N.B.A. championshi...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Leonard's future with Raptors hangs over team's maiden NBA title The Toronto Raptors took down the dynastic Golden State Warriors to win Canada's first NBA title but now face perhaps their toughest battle yet as the...
20:16, 06/14/2019

California sheriff: Raptors exec pushed, struck deputy OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating whether Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in...
20:48, 06/14/2019

NBA Finals: Raptors could make history and clinch championship with Game 5 win Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. ET on Monday at Scotiabank Arena in downtown Toronto. There will be several road closures and transit changes in effect for t...
19:00, 06/10/2019

The Nationals’ Gerardo Parra has 8,000 reasons to root for the Raptors in the NBA Finals Parra can thank his former San Francisco Giants teammates for talking him into joining their clubhouse pool before he was designated for assignment an...
02:00, 06/07/2019

NBA free agency: What are options for Raptors' Kawhi Leonard? Toronto forward is newly minted Finals MVP and helped lead the Raptors to first title in their 24-year history. But is he ready for a new challenge? ...
06:48, 06/15/2019

'Drake curse': Canadian star vindicated after Raptors' NBA championship win Prior to the victory over the Golden State Warriors, many had fallen victim to the music star’s reputation for bringing bad luckHis repeated interacti...
01:16, 06/15/2019

Raptors breakthrough as NBA champions represents shift in Canada's identity The Toronto Raptors completed a remarkable evolution from a laughingstock to NBA champions on Thursday with a victory that could very well shift the i...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard scores 36 despite apparent leg injury Toronto star forward Kawhi Leonard appeared to suffer a leg injury after finishing a layup in the first half of the Raptors' Game 3 win over the Milwa...
08:16, 05/20/2019

Raptors urge some fans to stop cheering Durant’s injury A few Raptors fans appeared delighted after Warriors star Kevin Durant fell down with an Achilles injury that will sideline him for the rest of the NB...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Kawhi Leonard leaves Raptors to answer his biggest question “Enjoy this moment, and have fun with it.” That was Kawhi Leonard’s advice to Raptors fans at the team’s first championship pa...
00:16, 07/07/2019

Kevin Durant gets Canadian apology: ‘Those dumb– Raptors fans’ The Toronto Raptors fan base didn’t bathe itself in glory when some cheered Kevin Durant’s injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monda...
06:48, 06/12/2019

NBA roundup: Harden extends streak, Rockets stop Raptors "James Harden extended his streak of consecutive 30-point games to 22 but had\r\nplenty of help as the Houston Rockets claimed a 121-119, wire-to-wire...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors for first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors dethroned the defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the Finals to capture their first NBA championship in ...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Sarah McLachlan to perform ‘O Canada’ as Raptors aim for championship in Game 6 The league has announced the Halifax-born singer-songwriter will perform O Canada prior to Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Golden Sta...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Kawhi vs. Giannis: Tired Raptors Head to Milwaukee for Slugfest The Raptors, after one of the most memorable games in league history, have to immediately shift gears to take on the juggernaut Milwaukee Bucks. Here’...
11:32, 05/14/2019

DeMar DeRozan is the tragic hero of Raptors’ greatest triumph By nearly any stat you can think of, DeMar DeRozan is one of the best players in Raptors franchise history. He’s the all-time leader in games an...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Raptors send Toronto into raptures as they beat Warriors to take first NBA title Raptors win 114-110 over Warriors in dramatic Game 6Thompson (30 points) sidelined by injury in third quarterLowry and Siakam lead way for Toronto wit...
08:48, 06/14/2019

76ers even series with impressive bounce-back win over Raptors in Game 2 Philadelphia answered its Game 1 loss in impressive fashion, with better defense and key adjustments to beat Toronto 94-89 and tie the series 1-1. &#...
06:48, 04/30/2019

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors to win first NBA title The Toronto Raptors became the first Canadian team to win an NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warrio...
08:32, 06/14/2019

Kevin Durant injury aftershock challenging Warriors — and Raptors OAKLAND, Calif. — As it happened, the Raptors were more rattled by Kevin Durant’s catastrophic Achilles injury than the Warriors with the NBA champion...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.    &...
14:32, 06/14/2019

'This means everything to the city': Toronto parties as Raptors clinch NBA title Kawhi Leonard and his teammates brought home the city’s first-ever NBA championship. And their achievement was celebrated across CanadaWhen Megan MacK...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Drake, Beyonce & the Kawhi 'claw': How the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship Drake's trolling, a viral video featuring Beyonce and a shoving match that got a team's part-owner banned - Toronto Raptors' NBA Finals triumph was fu...
17:48, 06/14/2019

Durant exits, but Warriors edge Raptors to stay alive "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for three 3-pointers in\r\nthe final three minutes, and the Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the\r\nT...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Raptors executive accused of hitting police officer after NBA Finals win A police officer was allegedly pushed and hit in the face by a Raptors executive after Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Thursday.  &#...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Nick Nurse explains the timeout that might’ve cost Raptors an NBA title Nick Nurse had just five seconds left to use a timeout, and he wasn’t going to lose it. In retrospect, that might have been the wrong decision. ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Kawhi Leonard, Whenever You Get A Minute, This Extremely Drunk Raptors Fan Has A Plant For You Kawhi Leonard had one of the great NBA postseasons, dismantling the Process, outplaying the MVP, and being the single best player in a Finals that bro...
15:48, 06/14/2019

How Kawhi Leonard told Raptors’ Nick Nurse the bad news Nick Nurse was hanging out with a few Raptors coaches Friday night when Kawhi Leonard’s name popped up on his phone. The text Nurse knew might c...
20:32, 07/07/2019

Raptors or ‘Game of Thrones’? Fans faced with tough TV choice The most critical moments of the Raptors' Game 3 will almost certainly overlap with the first half-hour or so of the "Game of Thrones" 80-minute final...
20:00, 05/19/2019

Raptors forced to regroup after letting NBA title slip from their grasp Canadian basketball fans did not wake up on Tuesday nursing hangovers from a championship celebration but rather with a mild sense of panic after the ...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Raptors fans line up outside of Jurassic Park 15 hours before tipoff At 6 a.m., 15 hours before the game was set to begin, there was already a large line forming to get into the viewing party outside of Scotiabank Arena...
15:16, 05/30/2019

Warriors level NBA finals after third-quarter surge against Raptors in Game 2 Golden State Warriors 109-104 Toronto RaptorsAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportNBA finals now level at 1-1 going in Wednesday’s Gam...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Raptors whip depleted Warriors despite Stephen Curry’s heroics OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry found out he can’t beat the Raptors one-on-five. Despite Curry’s career playoff-high 47 points, his depleted Warriors,...
06:32, 06/06/2019

Raptors’ Kyle Lowry crashes into crowd, gets shoved by fan during Game 3 Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry went flying into courtside fans while chasing a loose ball in the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wedne...
07:48, 06/06/2019

'No place for that': Courtside fan ejected for shoving Raptors' Kyle Lowry Fan ejected from Oracle Arena after shoving Toronto guardFull report: Curry’s 47 in vain as Raptors beat limping WarriorsAs it happened: Toronto Rapto...
11:16, 06/06/2019

Four hours from the Raptors’ home, the cradle of basketball also resides in Ontario James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, was born in Almonte, a small town that works hard to honor his legacy while embracing the rise of the Toro...
00:32, 06/02/2019

NBA notebook: Raptors president confident team can sign Leonard Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri said Tuesday he has met with Kawhi Leonard, who is days away from becoming a free agent, and is confident the NB...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Raptors president Ujiri confident team can sign Leonard Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri said Tuesday he has met with Kawhi Leonard, who is days away from becoming a free agent, and is confident the NB...
21:32, 06/25/2019

The Toronto Raptors achieved a rare feat: intimidating the Warriors When Golden State go on a roll, opponents tend to panic. But Kawhi Leonard and Co kept their cool in a fevered Oracle Arena on Wednesday nightToronto ...
17:32, 06/06/2019

Warriors condemn minority owner who shoved Raptors player The Golden State Warriors on Thursday apologized to Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry after he was shoved by Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens durin...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Slumping Ben Simmons comes to life as Sixers force Game 7 against Raptors Butler scores 25 in leading 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7Lillard pours in 32 to help Trail Blazers stave off eliminationJimmy Butler lived up to ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

Raptors’ Danny Green not ready to ponder a Knicks homecoming TORONTO — When Long Island’s Danny Green re-signed with the Spurs in 2015, ignoring the Knicks’ inquiry, he felt destined to make a third Finals appea...
04:16, 06/02/2019

Dartmouth native signed by Toronto Raptors after going undrafted: reports Lindell Wigginton of Dartmouth, N.S., has reportedly signed a deal with the defending NBA Champion Toronto Raptors to play in the NBA Summer League, a...
21:48, 06/21/2019

A White House visit for Raptors is a ‘hard no,’ Danny Green says The Raptors will visit the Parliament of Canada, but President Trump "makes it very, very tough to respect how he goes about things and does things."...
21:16, 06/24/2019

Raptors’ Danny Green on possible White House visit: ‘It’s a hard no’ Don’t expect to see the Toronto Raptors rubbing elbows with President Trump anytime soon after winning the NBA championship earlier this month — espec...
21:32, 06/24/2019

Ailing Embiid rues effort as 76ers fall to Raptors An ill Joel Embiid wasn't sure he'd be able to play Sunday after he needed an IV before Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The 76ers center ...
05:32, 05/06/2019

Kawhi Leonard’s sister deletes video saying he’s leaving Raptors The happiest moment in a Raptors fan’s sports life came with a dose of dread. In the aftermath of Saturday’s 100-94 Game 6 win over the Bu...
19:00, 05/26/2019

The Warriors and Raptors share a crazier history than just a famous Curry Think this Finals is the only history between the Warriors and Raptors? Think again. Here are 15 amazing connections between Golden State and Toronto....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Jimmy Butler pours it on as 76ers force Game 7 vs. Raptors PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference...
08:16, 05/10/2019

Trudeau says family ‘extremely excited’ about Raptors historic playoff run Justin Trudeau says his son is a massive Raptors fan who has been staying up later than usual to watch the team play in the NBA Eastern Conference fin...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Raptors not letting Warriors' injuries change their focus in NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors may have a prime opportunity to jump ahead in the NBA Finals given the whack of injuries that have plagued the Golden State Warrio...
02:32, 06/05/2019

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the NBA Finals game on Wednesday, will be fined $...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Raptors advance past 76ers on Leonard's wild shot Kawhi Leonard hit a buzzer-beating jump shot that bounced up and around the rim before finally dropping through the net, and the Toronto Raptors defea...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Pascal Siakam after leading the Toronto Raptors to Game 1 win in the NBA Finals: 'I'm just doing it for my dad' While growing up in Douala, Cameroon, Pascal Siakam barely watched the NBA. But he took up basketball, he wrote back in 2016 for The Players' Tribune,...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Both Kawhi Leonards are turning heads at Raptors’ title parade The star of this year’s NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors was without a doubt Kawhi Leonard. So, it’s no surprise that ...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Raptors handle Warriors in Game 4 to move within victory of first NBA title Kawhi (36 points, 12 rebounds) leads Raptors in Game 4 winToronto take 3-1 series lead as series returns to CanadaToronto Raptors 105-92 Golden State ...
07:48, 06/08/2019

With Raptors on verge of NBA history, Canadians in Oakland and beyond react to Game 5 win Cheers in support of the Warriors heard inside Oracle Arena during that first half faded as the second went on. Chants of "We the North" and "MVP" for...
08:16, 06/08/2019

Raptors' Nurse: Leonard 'feeling good,' Lowry 'not great' Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard's health is just fine, while point guard Kyle Lowry is fighting through significant pain, head coach Nick Nurse ...
11:00, 05/23/2019