9:23 PM EDT, Sun May 01, 2016
Raptors HQ 6 hours ago

Jonas Valanciunas needs to screen better to give the Raptors hope in Game 7

Jonas Valanciunas didn't screen well at all in Game 6, but he'd better if the Raptors want to win Game 7. Jonas Valanciunas has brought the thunder in these playoffs. As an overbearing presence on the glass, and a vicious roller to the basket, the Raptors fourth-year big man has used the series against the Pacers to cement his place in the Raptors' long-term plans. Amazingly, Valanciunas may in fact be on the firmest footing with the franchise out of any member of the Raptors core given DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry's inability to show up for a series they needed to shine in. Valanciunas did...
News-Herald 2 hours ago
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving heating up for playoffs with Atlanta Hawks

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving heating up for playoffs with Atlanta Hawks

Kyrie Irving finally cooled off, and it took a calendar and an extended series between the Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics to make it happen.Irving hasn't made a meaningful basket since the fourth quarter of the Cavaliers game with the Detroit Pistons on April 24 when his 3-pointer with 42 seconds to play gave the Cavaliers a four-point lead.

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National Post Apr 28, 2016

Which version of the Toronto Raptors will show up for Game 6?

If you are at all familiar with this team, you know that rarely do they do things the easy way
Toronto Sun Apr 28, 2016
Foul calls, officiating a hot topic in Raptors-Pacers series [Video]

Foul calls, officiating a hot topic in Raptors-Pacers series [Video]

While members of the Indiana Pacers continue to gripe about the officiating, the Raptors refuse to engage -- for the most part.

WEEI Celtics Podcast - Game 6 preview/Game 5 breakdown with ESPN's Chris Forsberg - 4/28/16

It wouldn't be a Celtics v Hawks Game 6 preview/Game 5 breakdown without ESPN's Celtics Whisperer Chris Forsberg joining Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for some WEEI Studio magic. They discuss the Hawks' transition dominance on their mega runs and the bizarre night for Isaiah Thomas. Of course they also answered your #WEEICeltics Tweet Bag questions!
Toronto Sun Apr 27, 2016
Bismack Biyombo tirelessly committed to getting better every day [Video]

Bismack Biyombo tirelessly committed to getting better every day [Video]

It is late at night and Bismack Biyombo is alone in the Raptors practice facility, shooting free throws, over and over, because that’s who he is and that’s what he does.
Toronto Sun Apr 27, 2016
Which Raptors team will show up for Game 6? It's anybody's guess [Video]

Which Raptors team will show up for Game 6? It's anybody's guess [Video]

By all accounts the Raptors should be feeling pretty good about themselves right now.
National Post Apr 27, 2016

Toronto Raptors keep drawing strength from ‘soul of team’ Bismack Biyombo

There are no off-days in his basketball world
National Post Apr 27, 2016

Norman Powell, Bismack Biyombo rising to the occasion for Toronto Raptors

Norman Powell says he's been dreaming his entire life of playing in the spotlight on the NBA's biggest stage
National Post Apr 27, 2016

Adding up the agony: Toronto Raptors pinned some stunning numbers on the Indiana Pacers

Scott Stinson: It was, to put it mildly, a weird 48 minutes
Newsday Apr 27, 2016

Source: Phil Jackson meets with David Blatt about Knicks job

Knicks president Phil Jackson met with former Cavaliers coach David Blatt about the team's coaching position earlier this week, a source confirmed.
Marc Berman / New York Post Apr 27, 2016

David Blatt’s Knicks interview wasn’t just a courtesy

David Blatt, who has been holed up in Atlanta with friends, did not fly into New York this week with the impression he was about to take part in a courtesy interview. Blatt, the former Cavaliers coach and Israeli coaching legend, finally got a sit-down with Knicks president Phil Jackson for an interview Monday, according...
National Post Apr 27, 2016
Toronto Raptors rookie Norman Powell plays key role in Game 5 comeback win

Toronto Raptors rookie Norman Powell plays key role in Game 5 comeback win

Powell had one of the signature plays of the Raptors' improbable win, a steal of a Monta Ellis pass capped by a vicious one-handed jam
National Post Apr 26, 2016
DeMar DeRozan pours in 34 points as Toronto Raptors rally past Indiana Pacers 102-99 in Game 5

DeMar DeRozan pours in 34 points as Toronto Raptors rally past Indiana Pacers 102-99 in Game 5

It was a game they had to have and for all but the final five minutes or so, it never felt the Raptors would get it
Toronto Sun Apr 26, 2016
No heartbreak for Raptors this time

No heartbreak for Raptors this time

It was such a Raptors-like way to break the hearts of Toronto fans who had seen Jeremy Lin, Kyrie Irving, Rudy Gay and Kevin Durant drill ridiculous daggers in the past.

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