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Toronto Sun Apr 29, 2017
For Raptors, beating Cavaliers starts with LeBron James

For Raptors, beating Cavaliers starts with LeBron James

It starts with LeBron. That’s never going to change in a series with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Toronto Sun Apr 28, 2017
Raptors need to learn from mistakes made in ugly Game 6 win

Raptors need to learn from mistakes made in ugly Game 6 win

MILWAUKEE — Winning ugly is just another way of saying you won.
Toronto Sun Apr 28, 2017
Raptors will need to play desperate to beat Cavaliers

Raptors will need to play desperate to beat Cavaliers

Whether it played out in the conference final or the second round, it was almost unavoidable, perhaps inevitable, the Raptor would hook up with the Cavs.
News-Herald Apr 28, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors playoff preview

Break down the matchup between the Cavaliers and Raptors in the Eastern Conference semifinals.Don't miss>> Tested again, resilient Raptors rest up for rematch with Cleveland Cavaliers>> Deron Williams turns it on for Cleveland Cavaliers in playoffs
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 28, 2017

Cavaliers report: LeBron James’ mentality of relishing road adversity could provide edge in Raptors series

INDEPENDENCE: When Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was told that LeBron James had said minutes before that he loves playing on the road in the postseason, Lue almost sounded relieved.Lue knows how well the Cavs perform at Quicken Loans Arena, where this season they went 31-10, tied for the second-best record in the NBA.But there is something about the catcalls, the signs, the us-against-the-world mentality of being away from those friendly confines that James relishes. As the defending champion Cavs open the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Toronto Raptors Monday night at home, James’...
News-Herald Apr 28, 2017
Tested again, resilient Raptors rest up for rematch with Cleveland Cavaliers

Tested again, resilient Raptors rest up for rematch with Cleveland Cavaliers

MILWAUKEE >> The Toronto Raptors keep getting themselves into tough situations in the playoffs.They hope their resilience helps make them stronger as they get ready to face the Cleveland Cavaliers again.At the least, the Raptors will need to get better at holding onto big leads after blowing a 25-point advantage against the Milwaukee Bucks before winning 92-89 on Thursday night.
National Post Apr 28, 2017
Raptors eliminate Bucks in Game 6 to advance against Cavaliers in Round 2 of NBA playdowns

Raptors eliminate Bucks in Game 6 to advance against Cavaliers in Round 2 of NBA playdowns

DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points as the Raptors held on to beat the Bucks 92-89, but not before watching their 25-point lead obliterated amid a fierce, crowd-fuelled Milwaukee comeback. The Raptors clinched the best-of-seven series 4-2 to advance to the conference semis which begin Monday in Cleveland.
CSN Philly Apr 27, 2017

NBA Playoffs: Raptors advance past Bucks despite blowing 25-point lead

MILWAUKEE -- DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points and the Toronto Raptors squandered a 25-point lead late in the third quarter before holding on for a
Toronto Sun Apr 27, 2017
It's a new day for Raptors

It's a new day for Raptors

MILWAUKEE — There was a big sigh of relief when all was said and done.
Toronto Sun Apr 27, 2017
Raptors 905 bring MLSE first title

Raptors 905 bring MLSE first title

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Ltd. finally has its first championship.
Boston Herald Apr 27, 2017
Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks 92-89

Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks 92-89

MILWAUKEE — The crowd on the road was rowdy. The 25-point lead was gone. The Toronto Raptors were frazzled, in danger of losing a Game 6 in the playoffs again.This time, Toronto found a way to win.DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Cory Joseph had five points in a 9-0 run in the final 2 minutes to answer a furious rally by the Milwaukee Bucks, and the Raptors held on for a 92-89 victory Thursday night to take their first-round playoff series in six games.The Raptors move on to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference semifinals, a series that starts Monday."We lost our composure...
Toronto Sun Apr 27, 2017
Raptors barely get by Bucks in Game 6, advance to second round

Raptors barely get by Bucks in Game 6, advance to second round

MILWAUKEE — It was only fitting that the first time in history be as hard as that was Thursday night for the Raptors.
Sun Herald Apr 27, 2017

Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks 92-89

DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points and the Toronto Raptors squandered a 25-point lead late in the third quarter before holding on for a 92-89 victory Thursday night over the Milwaukee …
Plain Dealer Apr 27, 2017
Cavaliers will host Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of Eastern semifinals Monday

Cavaliers will host Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of Eastern semifinals Monday

The Cavs and Raptors will play Monday at The Q in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference semifinal.
Toronto Star Apr 27, 2017
Raptors ready for Game 6 ‘war’ with Bucks

Raptors ready for Game 6 ‘war’ with Bucks

'You’ve got to go out and be present and accounted for.'

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