RAPTORS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Raptors will be without DeRozan against Spurs

TORONTO -- It was going to be difficult enough for the struggling Toronto Raptors to face the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre. Now they will have to do it without their leading scorer, DeMar DeRozan, who will miss at least the next two games with a sprained right ankle. DeRozan was injured in the loss to the Phoenix Suns on Sunday when he stepped on another...
Via FOX Sports
21 minutes ago

Raptors Power Rankings Week 13: Hello Darkness, my old friend

This week was supposed to be easy. After cruising through the tri-state area and crushing New York and Brooklyn (twice), the Raptors were going to march into the end of January with their heads held high. First, they’d see the 76ers, playing well but not quite a real NBA team, then the Hornets, their nemesis but also their lesser, and then the Suns, against whom there would be...
Via Raptors HQ
11 hours ago

DeMar DeRozan to miss at least two games with ankle sprain

The Toronto Raptors will have to try to right the ship without the Eastern Conference All-Star team’s starting shooting guard. DeMar DeRozan will miss at least the next two games due to a sprained ankle. He will be re-evaluated Friday, and he may not even travel with the team to Memphis on Wednesday. DeRozan was not in a walking boot at practice Monday, but his ankle was visibly...
Via Raptors Republic
13 hours ago

DeMar DeRozan out at least two games

Raptors star has sprained ankle.
Via Toronto Star
13 hours ago

Toronto Doesn’t NEED a Trade

One month. That’s all the time between us and the trade deadline as of today.  The day will be here before we know it.  One month, 30 days, and roughly 724 hours.  That’s it. A lot can happen in that short a time, especially with 30 teams working with a deadline.  Some teams will look to add in the continual arms race towards competing for an NBA Championship, while others...
Via Raptors Republic
16 hours ago

Three things we saw when the Raptors lost to the Suns

Via Doug Smith's Blog
19 hours ago

WATCH: Raptors Post-Game: DeMar DeRozan - January 22, 2017

DeMar DeRozan addresses the media following Toronto's 115-103 home loss against Phoenix on Sunday.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raptors Post-Game: Dwane Casey - January 22, 2017

Head coach Dwane Casey addresses the media following Toronto's 115-103 home loss against Phoenix on Sunday.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bledsoe's career day leads Suns to season sweep of Raptors

TORONTO -- Eric Bledsoe scored a career-high 40 points and had 13 assists and the Phoenix Suns handed the Toronto Raptors their third straight loss, 115-103 on Sunday night.Bledsoe was 11 of 17 from the floor, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range, and Devin Booker added 20 points as the Suns won their second straight road game following Saturday's win at New York. The victory also...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bledsoe's career day leads Suns over Raptors 115-103

TORONTO (AP) Eric Bledsoe scored a career-high 40 points and had 13 assists and the Phoenix Suns handed the Toronto Raptors their third straight loss, 115-103 on Sunday night. Bledsoe was 11 of 17 from the floor, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range, and Devin Booker added 20 points as the Suns won their second straight road game following Saturday's win at New York. The victory...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Raptors Highlights: Lowry to Nogueira Alley-Oop - January 22, 2017

Watch Lucas Nogueira connect on a half-court lob from Kyle Lowry for the alley-oop slam.
Via YouTube
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Luke Walton rips Lakers after 'embarrassing' 49-point loss

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered their worst loss in franchise history Sunday, and needless to say, head coach Luke Walton was not a happy camper.After a 122-73 drubbing at the hands of the Dallas Mavericks, Walton went off on his guys for their “embarrassing” performance and said that the team as a whole “wasn’t ready to play,” per Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dog-Days Of January Stink For The Toronto Raptors

By Frank McLean The month of January is the beginning of a new year. It’s a time of hope, a new beginning as we start a new year with a clean slate so to speak and we try and not make the same mistakes that we did in the previous year. In reality, the dog-days of January stink. After all the excitement of a December holiday season with family and friends and ringing in of the new...
Via Pro Bball Report
1 day ago

Kemba Walker on if he should be an All-Star: ‘Not really,'

Add Kemba Walker’s name to the list of players downplaying the importance of the NBA All-Star Game.After his Charlotte Hornets defeated the Portland Trail Blazers by the final of 107-85 on Wednesday, Walker responded rather matter-of-factly to a question about if he thinks he should be an All-Star this season.“Not really, if you ask me,” Walker said, per the Associated Press...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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