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What are Kyrie Irving’s options? – ESPN

ESPNThe offense doesn’t absolve Irving for what has transpired in Cleveland, however, and whether the blame lies more with Irving or the team, his developmental progress (individual and team-oriented) is being stunted. As ESPN colleague Brian Windhorst …DeMar DeRozan’s 33 points lift Toronto Raptors over Cleveland Cavaliers, 99-93The Plain DealerKyrie Irving’s Camp Reportedly Pushing for […]

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Paul Pierce scores season-high 33 points, but effort wasted by Brooklyn Nets – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPaul Pierce went from celebrating his career with the Celtics to nearly carving out his first special moment with the Nets. A day after the standing ovations and video tribute marking his return to Boston, Pierce scored 10 of Brooklyn’s final 12 points on Monday …Raptors Hold Off NetsESPND’Alessandro: The first-place Toronto […]

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Lakers’ Robert Sacre draws attention in return to Canada – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesTORONTO — Canadian journalists gathered around one of their favorite basketball players before the Lakers played the Toronto Raptors. A semicircle at Steve Nash’s locker? Try again. Nash was on the other side of the country, trying to rehabilitate his bad …Young scores 29, Lakers beat RaptorsReutersNick Young scores 29 as Lakers come […]

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Raptors-Heat Preview – CBC.ca

CBC.caThe Miami Heat may own 13 straight wins over the Toronto Raptors, but they know two November victories in the series don’t mean much now. The Heat will be out to end the new-look Raptors’ five-game win streak Sunday night at home. LeBron James …Heat rally, down Magic 110-94USA TODAYHeat at Magic | Sat., Jan. […]

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Raptors Stun Pacers – ESPN

ESPNTORONTO — The Indiana Pacers have turned into one of the NBA’s premier teams by playing a physical, swarming brand of basketball. But the way Pacers guard George Hill saw it, his team got beat at its own game by the red-hot Toronto Raptors on …Raptors take care of PacersSports NetworkNightly Grades: Rolling Raptors dismantle […]

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Pacers vs. Raptors final score: Toronto pushes win streak to 4 with win over … – Philly.com

Philly.comDeMar DeRozan had 26 points and Kyle Lowry added 13 points and 14 assists to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 95-82 win Wednesday night over the Indiana Pacers. The victory pushed Toronto’s winning streak to four and snapped a five-game streak from the …Pacers-Raptors, BoxSan Jose Mercury NewsCavs’ Irving day-to-day with bruised kneeNBA.comDeRozan scores […]

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Carmelo Anthony misses 2nd in row – ESPN

ESPNNEW YORK — Knicks star Carmelo Anthony will miss Friday night’s game against the Toronto Raptors due to a lingering left ankle injury, coach Mike Woodson said. It will be the second straight game Anthony will miss due to the injury.Carmelo Anthony: (Ankle) Will Not Play FridayRotowireKnicks owner James Dolan: No trades or firings nearUSA […]

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Sources: James Dolan talked to team – ESPN

ESPNKnicks chairman James Dolan told New York players in a meeting Thursday that there are no trades or changes to the coaching staff forthcoming, ESPN.com has learned. Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com that Dolan gathered the team before the …Dolan to Knicks: Woodson’s safeNew York PostToronto Raptors (11-15) at New York Knicks (9-19), […]

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Mavericks again blow big lead; this time Raptors make them pay – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsDallas Mavericks power forward Brandan Wright (34) attempts to block a shot by Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (17) during the second of NBA action on December 20, 2013 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. (Sarah Hoffman/The Dallas …Raptors-Mavericks, BoxSan Jose Mercury NewsDeRozan, Raptors get OT win over Mavs, CalderonWashington PostMavericks notes: […]

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Rockets pound Warriors 105-83 – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsHOUSTON — Three nights after leading a stirring fourth-quarter comeback, Stephen Curry could do nothing but tightly grip the towel draped over his shoulders as the clock ticked down. Unlike the lowly Toronto Raptors, the rebuilt Houston Rockets weren’t …Warriors throttled early – no comebackSan Francisco ChronicleHarden scores 34, Rockets beat Warriors […]

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Kobe Bryant hopes to face Raptors – ESPN

ESPNEL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Kobe Bryant continues to hone in his aim toward a return date after spending nearly eight months sidelined following Achilles surgery. The Los Angeles Lakers’ home game against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday is his latest target.Kobe Bryant says ankle feels stronger after third consecutive practiceLos Angeles TimesKobe’s New Nike Shoes […]