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Akron Beacon Journal

Raptors 103, Cavs 99; Jason Lloyd's 36 thoughts on defense, toughness and problems on the road

TORONTO: Thirty-six thoughts for 36 baskets in a 103-99 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Drake night at Air Canada Centre Wednesday… 1. Maybe they were tired. Maybe the injuries caught up with them. Maybe it was the bigs. Maybe it was poor rotations defensively. Maybe the East is legitimately improved. All of that was thrown around as possible reasons for this loss, but LeBron James was having none of it. 2. “It’s not an excuse,” James said of fatigue and injuries. “We have to hold each other more accountable, we have to play better. And we will. But I don’t think we improved...

Plain Dealer

Cleveland Cavaliers will sit Matthew Dellavedova versus Toronto Raptors due to calf injury

Due to a sore calf, the Cleveland Cavaliers will hold Matthew Dellavedova out of tonight's game against the Toronto Raptors

Cavaliers Blog | Akron Beacon Journal

Mo Williams returning, but Dellavedova questionable against Raptors

TORONTO: Mo Williams will be back in the lineup Wednesday when the Cavs play at the Toronto Raptors, but Matthew Dellavedova may not join him. Williams is returning after missing two games with swelling in his ankle, while Dellavedova has been fighting through a calf injury that coach David Blatt said Monday likely would’ve kept him out of the lineup if the Cavs weren’t otherwise so beaten up. “We’re going to hold off on making any decision until game time,” Blatt said of Dellavedova. The Cavaliers continue to win with patchwork lineups. Iman Shumpert is progressing in his...

CSN Washington

Raptors lose starting center in up-for-grabs East

Most of the conference, including the Wizards, is stuck in the middle and a serious injury can prove the difference which is why Toronto should be concerned.

Toronto Sun

Norman Powell could be a second-round steal for Raptors

Gifted with an opportunity to show what he could do due to injuries to DeMarre Carroll and Terrence Ross, Norman Powell aced his first exam on Wednesday night.

Courtside | Toronto Sun

Not time to panic about Raptors, just as 5-0 wasn’t time to plan the parade; On the injuries to Carroll and Ross and more

Dwane Casey is right in urging observers to not get too carried away during Raptors winning streaks and to not get too low when the team goes into a tailspin, like its current predicament. The Raptors weren’t a championship contender at 5-0 and the team is not lottery-bound as the sky is falling types want […]

National Post

Downside of youth on Toronto Raptors’ roster: Injuries to core players are tough to deal with

Given the construction of the roster, the Raptors really do not have many feasible alternatives if one of their core players gets injured

Toronto Star

Foot injury slowing down Raptors’ DeMarre Carroll

The Toronto forward, battling plantar fasciitis, shot just 3-for-13 against Orlando on Friday night.

The Parquet Report | Fox Sports Florida

Magic get no reprieve against Raptors

FOX Sports Florida's Dante Marchitelli and Brian Hill look at Nikola Vucevic's injury and break down the upcoming meeting with the undefeated Raptors.