Rockets down Raptors in finale of Japan Games

Basketball / NBA Oct 10, 2019

Rockets down Raptors in finale of Japan Games

by Ed Odeven

The Toronto Raptors and Houston Rockets wrapped up this year's NBA Japan Games with the second entertaining 48-minute spectacle of the week on Thursday night at Saitama Super Arena. There was plenty of star power on display with highlight-reel plays by Houston superstars James Harden ...

Toronto gears up for Japan Games

Basketball / NBA Oct 7, 2019

Toronto gears up for Japan Games

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors showed their energy on the floor on Monday as they hit the gym for their first practice since arriving in Japan for a two-game preseason series against the Houston Rockets. The two teams will square off on Tuesday ...

Raptors to defend crown in post-Leonard era

Basketball / NBA Oct 7, 2019

Raptors to defend crown in post-Leonard era

by Ed Odeven

The Toronto Raptors' magic-carpet ride last season lifted the franchise to new heights of popularity throughout Canada. Now, it's back to work for second-year head coach Nick Nurse and his team. The defending NBA champions' preseason mission, including their Tuesday and Thursday night games against the ...

Veteran guard Jeremy Lin to join Beijing Ducks

Basketball / NBA Aug 27, 2019

Veteran guard Jeremy Lin to join Beijing Ducks

Jeremy Lin, the first Asian-American to win an NBA title, is moving to the Beijing Ducks, the team announced Tuesday, bringing one of China's favorite basketball players to its domestic league. Lin was part of the Toronto Raptors team that won the championship last season, ...

Toronto fetes Raptors with parade

Basketball / NBA Jun 18, 2019

Toronto fetes Raptors with parade

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, Marc Gasol and Green that brought an air of uncertainty to Monday's street party in Ontario. As the Raptors gathered with mobs ...