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Tip of the Tower Apr 15, 2018

Toronto Raptors: 9 Revelations from Game 1 win over Wizards

The Toronto Raptors put their tough history in Game 1 aside, as they went on to beat the Washington Wizards 114-106 and take a 1-0 series lead. Playoffs? Playoffs? Are you kidding me? I was just hoping the Toronto Raptors win game one. Game 1 win is the most infamous game in franchise history for […] Toronto Raptors: 9 Revelations from Game 1 win over Wizards - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
Wiz of Awes Apr 15, 2018

Washington Wizards: Lack of Perimeter Defense Cost Wizards Game 1 Against Raptors

The Washington Wizards are fending off old demons in the series against No.1 seeded Toronto Raptors. The Washington Wizards are fending off old demons in the series against No.1 seeded Toronto Raptors. These errors are not well-masked either. Until the fourth quarter, the Wizards were keeping up with Toronto. They captured a few small leads […] Washington Wizards: Lack of Perimeter Defense Cost Wizards Game 1 Against Raptors - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Apr 15, 2018
Bradley Beal reflects on Wizards’ ‘sloppy’ Game 1 performance vs. Raptors

Bradley Beal reflects on Wizards’ ‘sloppy’ Game 1 performance vs. Raptors

Although the Washington Wizards managed to limit the Toronto Raptors’ star guard duo of DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry to just 28 combined points, Bradley Beal and the Wizards had few answers for Toronto’s other role players in a 114-106 loss in Game 1 on Saturday. After the game, Beal opened up to Candace Buckner […] The post Bradley Beal reflects on Wizards’ ‘sloppy’ Game 1 performance vs. Raptors appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Wiz of Awes Apr 14, 2018

Washington Wizards: Wizards drop Game 1 to surging Ibaka and Raptors

The Washington Wizards would drop Game 1 of the NBA Playoffs to the Toronto Raptors. Who were led by a serging Ibaka at the three-point line. On Saturday, the Washington Wizards played the Toronto Raptors for Game 1 of the NBA playoffs. The Raptors had homecourt advantage. However, they suffered 10 consecutive Game-One losses in […] Washington Wizards: Wizards drop Game 1 to surging Ibaka and Raptors - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Apr 14, 2018
Raptors win first Game 1 in 17 years

Raptors win first Game 1 in 17 years

The long wait is finally over for the Toronto Raptors after 17 years. On Saturday, the Raptors were able to defeat the Washington Wizards 114-106 during Game 1 of the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. It was the franchise’s first Game 1 victory in a playoff series since back in 2001 when Vince Carter […] The post Raptors win first Game 1 in 17 years appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.bostonherald.com Apr 14, 2018
Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106

Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106

TORONTO — For the first time in almost 17 years, the Toronto Raptors are off to a winning start in a playoff series.Not that they're overly excited about it.Serge Ibaka had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Delon Wright scored 11 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter, and the Raptors snapped a 10-game losing streak in playoff openers by beating the Washington Wizards 114-106 on Saturday."It's out of the way now," DeMar DeRozan said of the streak. "Worry about Game 2."DeRozan scored 17 points, C.J. Miles and OG Anunoby each had 12 and Kyle Lowry had 11 points and nine assists for the Raptors,...
WTOP Apr 14, 2018

Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106

TORONTO (AP) — Serge Ibaka had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Delon Wright scored 11 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter, and the Toronto Raptors snapped a 10-game losing streak in playoff series… The post Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106 appeared first on WTOP.
The Baltimore Wire Apr 14, 2018

NBA Playoffs 2018: Washington Wizards-Raptors Live Stream, Win Probabilities, Matchups and more

The Washington Wizards split four regular-season games against the Toronto Raptors, all without their All-Star point guard John Wall. The Washington Wizards plummeted to the Eastern Conference’s No. 8 seed in the NBA playoffs 2018 and will face the No. 1 overall seed Toronto Raptors in the first round. The season turned sour after their […] NBA Playoffs 2018: Washington Wizards-Raptors Live Stream, Win Probabilities, Matchups and more - The Baltimore Wire - The Baltimore Wire - A Baltimore Sports Site -Orioles, Ravens, Terrapins and More
Tip of the Tower Apr 14, 2018

Toronto Raptors look to escape ghost of playoffs past against Wizards

History has not been too kind to the Toronto Raptors but Game 1 against the Washington Wizards gives them a chance to change all of that. If the Toronto Raptors want to prove that this season is different than any other in franchise history, the first game of the 2018 NBA Playoffs is a perfect […] Toronto Raptors look to escape ghost of playoffs past against Wizards - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
Tip of the Tower Apr 14, 2018

Toronto Raptors: A look back at other firsts in franchise history

The Toronto Raptors had their best season ever in 2017-18, finishing first in the Eastern Conference for the first time in franchise history. After setting an all-time best in wins with 59 wins (a missed Delon Wright three-pointer from reaching the 60 mark), the Toronto Raptors look to continue their goal of establishing new franchise […] Toronto Raptors: A look back at other firsts in franchise history - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
ClutchPoints Apr 14, 2018
Mayor announces April 14th will be Toronto Raptors day

Mayor announces April 14th will be Toronto Raptors day

The Toronto Raptors finished the greatest regular season in franchise history this year, coming up with 59 wins and only 23 losses. Led by stars DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, as well as Coach of the Year candidate Dwane Casey, the Raptors have claimed the first overall seed in the Eastern Conference and will have […] The post Mayor announces April 14th will be Toronto Raptors day appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Apr 13, 2018

Washington Wizards: 5 keys to series vs. Raptors

The Washington Wizards and Toronto Raptors face off in the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2015. Here are five keys to the series. The last time these two teams met in the NBA Playoffs, the Washington Wizards swept the Toronto Raptors, 4-0. That series began with the Raptors […] Washington Wizards: 5 keys to series vs. Raptors - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
In Wizards-Raptors series, the verdict will be well-guarded

In Wizards-Raptors series, the verdict will be well-guarded

Bradley Beal respects the Toronto Raptors’ backcourt, Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, for their all-star resumes but also for their roles as doting dads. Also, John Wall visits DeRozan’s offseason home and considers him to be a true friend. Anyone expecting the Washington Wizards guards to preview their first-round tilt against the Raptors by proclaiming […]
WTOP Apr 13, 2018

Retooled Raptors ready for playoff rematch with Wizards

TORONTO (AP) — A “culture reset” carried the Toronto Raptors to the top of the Eastern Conference for the first time this season. Next, the Raptors will try to hit reset on their playoff history… The post Retooled Raptors ready for playoff rematch with Wizards appeared first on WTOP.
Hoops Habit Apr 13, 2018

Toronto Raptors: 5 keys to series vs. Wizards

 The 2018 NBA Playoffs are finally set. Looking for revenge from their embarrassing 2015 playoff matchup the Toronto Raptors welcome the Washington Wizards in town. The Toronto Raptors get ready to start their first playoff series as a No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Saturday, they’ll kick off their postseason journey with Game 1 […] Toronto Raptors: 5 keys to series vs. Wizards - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

Raptors Player News

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    DeMar DeRozan

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  • Kyle Lowry

    Kyle Lowry

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  • Serge Ibaka

    Serge Ibaka

    Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106

  • Jonas Valanciunas

    Jonas Valanciunas

    DeRozan scores 37, Raptors win Game 2, beat Wizards 130-111

  • Delon Wright

    Delon Wright

    Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106

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