This Is The Best Raptors Team In Franchise History

By almost any measure this is the Best #Raptors Team in Franchise History

Long before the Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with their 48th win against the Milwaukee Bucks in their final home game of the regular season, this special group of players had been doing things no previous Toronto team had been able to. With no disrespect to Vince Carter, who is still the best player in franchise history, the 2013-2014 Raptors are the best team Toronto fans have seen…

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Raptors Raise Banner And Roll Over Bucks For Win Number 48

Raptors Raise Banner And Roll Over Bucks For Win Number 48

Raptors Banner ADC 2014 webIt was Fanapolooza night at the Air Canada Centre in the Toronto Raptors final home game of the 2013-14 season and DeMar DeRozan kicked the party off by raising his team’s Atlantic Division Champions banner to the rafters. A feel good game punctuated by prizes, giveaways and contests as the Raptors picked on the depleted last place Milwaukee Bucks to chalk up win number 48 of the regular season…

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Pro Bball Week in Review 04/13/14

Pro Bball last week: DeMar DeRozan, Amir Johnson, Jonas Valanciunas, Atlantic Division Champs, game stories & more

On Pro Bball Report last week: DeMar DeRozan, fiance and daughter meet fans, Amir Johnson gives back again, Raptors players stepping up, Atlantic Division Champs, Jonas Valanciunas setting records and making mistakes, Raptors veteran bench, Scoreboard watching, pregame and post game stories and a lot more.

Fans with DeRozan signed ball by MoVernie

DeMar DeRozan And His Fiance Put Smiles On Raptors Fans

One thing that is becoming obvious…

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NBA Eastern Conference Seeding Is A Mess

NBA Eastern Conference Seeding Is A Mess, 3rd place for #Raptors is no guarantee of avoiding #Nets

Toronto Raptors fans will be waking up to the news that their team is back in third place with the possibility of facing the equally playoff inexperienced Washington Wizards back on the table instead of the very veteran Brooklyn Nets. Whew, that was close. Actually it’s closer than anyone might think. With two games remaining, only the Atlanta Hawks know where they will be seeded after the…

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Toronto Raptors Tie Franchise Record With 47th Win

#Raptors Tie Franchise Record with 47th win by beating the #Pistons 116-107 - Still have 2 games to go, Monday Bucks

The Toronto Raptors had already secured the top spot in the Atlantic Division as they headed into Detroit with only the battle for third place overall in the Eastern Conference to shoot for. The Pistons are locked into the eighth spot for the NBA Draft Lottery and are playing out the string. Their top 8 protected first round draft pick belonging to the Bobcats is almost certainly going to be…

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Toronto Raptors In Detriot For Pistons Final Home Game

Toronto #Raptors In Detriot For #Pistons Final Home Game - Drummond vs Valanciunas again

The Toronto Raptors travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons in the last NBA game at The Palace of Auburn Hills this season, the Raptors hoping to retake third place in the Eastern Conference and the Pistons playing out the string.

To say Detroit’s year has been a disappointment would be an understatement, they haven’t been playing for anything in quite a while. It’s their own fault, the Pistons…

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Amir Johnson Gives Back To Raptors Fans Big Time Again

Amir Johnson Gives Back To #Raptors Fans Big Time Again - I Roll With Amir and more

No one on the Raptors does more for and with the fans off the court than Amir Johnson. The big man Toronto acquired from the Pistons in 2009 has embraced his adopted home and just keeps adding to his long list of things he does to give back to his team’s supporters.

In what has become an annual event, Johnson recently took a large group of lucky fans on a two day extra special journey. It was…

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Toronto Raptors Love Being Atlantic Division Champs

Toronto #Raptors players talk about becoming Atlantic Division Champs “It’s big man,” Amir Johnson said.

Even with the 108-100 loss to the Knicks, there was no dampening the enthusiasm of the Toronto Raptors clinching the Atlantic Division crown for just the second time in franchise history. After five years in the NBA lottery, this is a bloody big deal.

Here is a collection of quotes that provide a taste of the positive feelings and energy of the post game locker room.

Greivis Vasquez:

“I am only…

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Amar’e Stoudemire Reaches Back To Save Knicks Playoff Hopes

Amar’e Stoudemire Reaches Back in Time To Save the #Knicks Slim Playoff Hopes vs Toronto #Raptors

It doesn’t happen nearly often enough anymore, but Amar’e Stoudemire reached back in time to pull out another dominant performance and keep the New York Knicks slim playoff hopes alive for another day.

Toronto Star beat writer Doug Smith said, “Amar’e had a crazy good night, looked like he was 27-years-old again.”

“We had no answer for him,” Raptors Head Coach Dwane Casey confirmed. “We double…

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Toronto Raptors Veterans Ready For Playoff Slugfest

#Raptors veterans Hansbrough, Hayes, Salmons & Novak are ready for the coming Playoff Slugfest

When it comes to the playoffs, it doesn’t matter who you face, it’s going to be a slugfest and the Toronto Raptors are going to need their handful of playoff tested veterans to help take their younger and more skilled teammates beyond the first round. The intensity goes up, the likelihood of a friendly whistle goes down and most young teams struggle in their first shot at the postseason.

“That’s…

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