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Raptors and Celtics Both Cruise to 2-0 Series Leads

New York Times - 18 Apr 2018
DeMar DeRozan scored 37 points to match his career high in the playoffs, Jonas Valanciunas had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat the visiting Washington Wizards, 130-119, on Tuesday night. The victory gave the Raptors a 2-0 lead in ...

2018 Playoffs: Game 4 Preview - Raptors at Wizards

Raptors.com - 22 Apr 2018
Injury report: For the Raptors, Fred VanVleet is questionable with a sore right shoulder. VanVleet missed Game 1, tried to play in Game 2, but played just three minutes before being taken out, and did not appear in Game 3. For the Wizards, Jodie Meeks ...

Casey intends on sticking with Raptors struggling bench

TSN - 21 Apr 2018
It was the big question heading into the postseason, would the Raptors talented, but very young, bench have the same impact in the playoffs as they did the regular season. Through the first three games of their series against the Wizards, the answer is ...

Raptors can finally move on from Game 1 losing streak

ESPN - 15 Apr 2018
They want to talk about a core of young players who have outperformed projections -- guys such as Delon Wright (18 points on 7-for-10 shooting with four assists in 25 minutes) and rookie OG Anunoby (12 points on 5-for-9 shooting, a couple of 3s, a few ...

Raptors look for a 3-0 stranglehold on the Wizards

Sportsnet.ca - 20 Apr 2018
April 20 2018. A recap of game four as the Leafs go down 3-1 against the Bruins (29:12); listen to our Playoff Six-Pack with news from both the NHL and NBA (49:36); Matthew Barnaby discusses why there WON'T be a game six for the Leafs (92:08); Elliotte ...

Wizards Top Raptors 122-103 in Game 3; Series at 2-1

NBC4 Washington - 21 Apr 2018
Bradley Beal heeded his coach's plea to "do his job" by scoring 21 of his 28 points in the first half, his All-Star backcourt running mate John Wall delivered 28 points and 14 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 122-103 Friday ...

Drake is trashing the Wizards even more than the Raptors are

SB Nation - 18 Apr 2018
Drake is doing his best to get under the Wizards' skin — and it's working. In fact, I haven't seen someone so mercilessly taunting a sad wizard since Bellatrix mocked Harry Potter after Dumbledore died. The Raptors are up 2-0 on the series, and Drake ...

Local Roundup: Royals Nips Raptors in Baseball Opener

Valley News - 22 Apr 2018
The Raptors scored in the third and fifth innings to hold a 2-1 lead heading into the bottom of the fifth. Zach Gould and Dashiel Fukushima each scored for Rivendell. SoRo rallied with a pair of runs in the fifth to take a 3-2 lead. George Carr started ...

Jerry Stackhouse receives high praise from Raptors 905 players

SNY.tv - 21 Apr 2018
Talk to Jerry Stackhouse's players with the Raptors 905 G-League team, and they say he would make a tremendous NBA coach. The former North Carolina star reportedly interviewed for the Knicks opening this week, and has also been linked to the openings ...

Q&A: Mavs' Dennis Smith Jr. on underdogs, rookies and the Raptors

Sportsnet.ca - 19 Apr 2018
As his first off-season as a pro begins, Sportsnet caught up with Smith Jr. to learn about the Carolina guard tradition and the difficulty defending the point guards in the Toronto Raptors–Washington Wizards series. Sportsnet.ca: What's it like having ...

Must See: Things getting testy between Raptors and Wizards

TSN - 21 Apr 2018
After Jonas Valanciunas was called for an offensive foul in the third quarter, the Raptors' centre and Bradley Beal got into a small scrum, before Serge Ibaka and John Wall had to be separated before nearly coming to blows. Video Link: Continuous Play ...

Inside the chessmaster play NBA playoff teams love to run

ESPN - 19 Apr 2018
There are layers to coaching an NBA team. The foundational stuff is the most important -- establishing a set of values, living them out, and fostering an environment in which players (and everyone else) learn and grow in service of a greater good. You ...

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