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Inquisitr Oct 13, 2019
NBA Rumors: L.A. Clippers Emerging As Potential Landing Spot For Kyle Lowry

NBA Rumors: L.A. Clippers Emerging As Potential Landing Spot For Kyle Lowry

Since the departure of Kawhi Leonard in the 2019 NBA free agency, rumors have been continuously swirling around the reigning NBA champions Toronto Raptors. The core of Kyle Lowry, Marc Gasol, Serge Ibaka, and Pascal Siakam may be enough to extend the Raptors’ playoff streak but without Leonard on their roster, it remains a big question mark if they have what it takes to defend their throne in the 2019-20 NBA season. If they struggle earlier in the upcoming season, most people believe that the Raptors will consider taking a different route and trade some of their veterans before the 2020...
ClutchPoints Oct 13, 2019
Raptors to rest Kyle Lowry, Pascal Siakam, Serge Ibaka, Fred VanVleet, Marc Gasol, Norman Powell against Bulls

Raptors to rest Kyle Lowry, Pascal Siakam, Serge Ibaka, Fred VanVleet, Marc Gasol, Norman Powell against Bulls

The Toronto Raptors are resting a slew of key players ahead of their preseason tilt with the Chicago Bulls on Sunday night as a result of international travel following the team’s participation in the Japan Games. Blake Murphy of The Athletic reports that Kyle Lowry, Pascal Siakam, Serge Ibaka, Marc Gasol, Fred VanVleet and Norman Powell […] The post Raptors to rest Kyle Lowry, Pascal Siakam, Serge Ibaka, Fred VanVleet, Marc Gasol, Norman Powell against Bulls appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 13, 2019
Bulls’ Wendell Carter Jr. set to make preseason debut vs. Raptors

Bulls’ Wendell Carter Jr. set to make preseason debut vs. Raptors

Chicago Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr. will make his preseason debut against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday after missing the first three preseason contests: Wendell Carter, Jr. gets the start tonight for the Bulls. Coach Boylen talks with @ctsbulls about rotations you will see and more in tonight’s game. WATCH: pic.twitter.com/ZzlMlRJDDs — Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) […] The post Bulls’ Wendell Carter Jr. set to make preseason debut vs. Raptors appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 12, 2019
Raptors’ Kyle Lowry (thumb) questionable to face Bulls on Sunday

Raptors’ Kyle Lowry (thumb) questionable to face Bulls on Sunday

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry is questionable to face the Chicago Bulls on Sunday. Lowry had a procedure to repair a tendon injury in his left thumb in July and has yet to take the floor with his Raptors teammates at training camp and hasn’t played in the preseason. Raptors are listing Kyle Lowry […] The post Raptors’ Kyle Lowry (thumb) questionable to face Bulls on Sunday appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 11, 2019
Nick Nurse misses Kawhi Leonard, but says load management prepared Raptors for his departure

Nick Nurse misses Kawhi Leonard, but says load management prepared Raptors for his departure

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse says their load management strategy on Kawhi Leonard last season prepared the team for life without him. Leonard missed 22 games last season for the Raptors, who went 17-5 without their best player in 2018-19. Nurse is obviously going to miss Leonard, but he believes the Raptors aren’t going […] The post Nick Nurse misses Kawhi Leonard, but says load management prepared Raptors for his departure appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 11, 2019
Raptors looking to give Pascal Siakam ‘a lot of freedom, a lot of opportunities’

Raptors looking to give Pascal Siakam ‘a lot of freedom, a lot of opportunities’

With Kawhi Leonard gone, it appears the Toronto Raptors are ready to hand the keys to the offense to small forward Pascal Siakam. Raptors head coach Nick Nurse says Siakam could maybe become Toronto’s “primary option” this season. “I think a situation has been created for him to expand his role a little bit,” Nurse […] The post Raptors looking to give Pascal Siakam ‘a lot of freedom, a lot of opportunities’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 11, 2019
RUMORS: Clippers, Heat, Pistons, Timberwolves could be potential trade suitors for Kyle Lowry if Raptors elect to deal him

RUMORS: Clippers, Heat, Pistons, Timberwolves could be potential trade suitors for Kyle Lowry if Raptors elect to deal him

Kyle Lowry could be traded this 2019-20 season, and the Toronto Raptors might not find it too difficult to find a trade partner for the champion playmaker. According to Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe of ESPN, the Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Detroit Pistons and Minnesota Timberwolves could all be potential suitors for the All-Star […] The post RUMORS: Clippers, Heat, Pistons, Timberwolves could be potential trade suitors for Kyle Lowry if Raptors elect to deal him appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Oct 11, 2019

Successful season for Raptors? Remain relevant

The Toronto Raptors are coming off an epic 2018-19 campaign. What would constitute a ‘good’ year for the Raptors in 2019-20? The Toronto Raptors will never have another year like 2018-19. After all, a franchise only wins its first championship once. Following up a title-winning campaign has proven to be problematic for teams without transcendent, […] Successful season for Raptors? Remain relevant - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Oct 11, 2019
Norman Powell in line for breakout season in 2019-20 with the Raptors

Norman Powell in line for breakout season in 2019-20 with the Raptors

The Toronto Raptors have a big, Kawhi Leonard-sized gap to fill on their roster. It doesn’t seem they have that star player on their roster who can take them back to the Finals for a second straight year. However, they have an interesting player in Norman Powell who can become the X-Factor the Raptors need […] The post Norman Powell in line for breakout season in 2019-20 with the Raptors appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 11, 2019
Raptors’ Nick Nurse thinks OG Anunoby has reached the ‘best condition he’s been in’

Raptors’ Nick Nurse thinks OG Anunoby has reached the ‘best condition he’s been in’

From Nick Nurse’s point of view, Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby is in the ‘best condition he’s been in.’ After their second preseason game, Nurse shared his observations on the 22-year-old forward who’s now in his third year in the league. According to Nurse, Anunoby is healthier than ever. “He’s not only healthy, but he’s […] The post Raptors’ Nick Nurse thinks OG Anunoby has reached the ‘best condition he’s been in’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 9, 2019
Raptors’ Fred VanVleet to NBA-aspiring shorter players: ‘If you’re good enough, you’ll find a way’

Raptors’ Fred VanVleet to NBA-aspiring shorter players: ‘If you’re good enough, you’ll find a way’

Toronto Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet faced a peculiar question from a Japanese reporter after winning a high-scoring preseason opener against the Houston Rockets in Saitama, Japan. The reporter pointed to the fact that the Raptors spark plug is one of the NBA’s shorter players, asking for any bits of advice for shorter Japanese players who […] The post Raptors’ Fred VanVleet to NBA-aspiring shorter players: ‘If you’re good enough, you’ll find a way’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 8, 2019
Video: Russell Westbrook makes Rockets debut vs. Raptors in first game with James Harden since 2012

Video: Russell Westbrook makes Rockets debut vs. Raptors in first game with James Harden since 2012

Russell Westbrook joined the Rockets this summer, reuniting with former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate James Harden. Tuesday marked their first game together on Houston’s roster, and the dynamic duo put on quite a show. Though the Rockets were defeated by the Toronto Raptors in Tuesday’s matchup, 134-129, Harden and Westbrook proved that they still share […] The post Video: Russell Westbrook makes Rockets debut vs. Raptors in first game with James Harden since 2012 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com Oct 8, 2019

Harden dazzles, then Raptors rally past Rockets in Japan

When James Harden's night was over, defense got easier for the Toronto Raptors. Pascal Siakam scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and the Raptors — in their first game since winning the NBA Finals — rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 134-129 in Tokyo on Tuesday to open the NBA Japan Games. The exhibition game at the Saitama Super Arena, a site for basketball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, was the NBA's first in Japan since 2003. The Rockets and Raptors return there to conclude the two-game series on Thursday. Raptors coach Nick Nurse said he liked the arena and...
The Dream Shake Oct 8, 2019
Rockets fall to Raptors in Japan

Rockets fall to Raptors in Japan

Photo by KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via The Beard balled out and Westbrook made his debut, but the Rockets blew a lead in the fourth. The Houston Rockets dropped the opening contest of a two-game series in Japan with the Toronto Raptors, falling 134-129 in a game in which they led by 17 points at one time. James Harden had a dominant 34 points and 7 assists on 11-14 shooting in just 27 minutes of action to help the Rockets build a big lead and take a 7-point lead into the the final frame, but the benches were cleared for the entire fourth quarter, when the Raptors initiated most of their...
ClutchPoints Oct 7, 2019
Report: Kyle Lowry planned to hold out and try and force a trade if he didn’t get extension from Raptors

Report: Kyle Lowry planned to hold out and try and force a trade if he didn’t get extension from Raptors

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry was prepared to hold out and try and force a trade if he didn’t get an extension from the franchise, according to Michael Grange of SportsNet. Lowry had one year left on his deal with the Raptors, who gave the All-Star guard a one-year, $31 million extension on Monday. […] The post Report: Kyle Lowry planned to hold out and try and force a trade if he didn’t get extension from Raptors appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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    Kyle Lowry

    NBA Rumors: L.A. Clippers Emerging As Potential Landing Spot For Kyle Lowry

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    Marc Gasol

    NBA Rumors: L.A. Clippers Emerging As Potential Landing Spot For Kyle Lowry

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    Pascal Siakam

    NBA Rumors: L.A. Clippers Emerging As Potential Landing Spot For Kyle Lowry

  • Serge Ibaka

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    NBA Rumors: L.A. Clippers Emerging As Potential Landing Spot For Kyle Lowry

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    OG Anunoby

    Raptors’ Nick Nurse thinks OG Anunoby has reached the ‘best condition he’s been in’

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