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Greg Monroe says he’s working on shot to help Raptors space floor

Last season, Greg Monroe took zero three pointers. Not one in Phoenix, nor Milwaukee, and zero in Boston. He’s not a guy known for his shooting …

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DeMar DeRozan gets a mural in San Antonio

DeMar DeRozan ended his stint with the Toronto Raptors with a heartbreak. But the San Antonio Spurs and its community have welcomed with open arms …

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Raptors’ Greg Monroe says it ‘should be fun’ playing with Jonas Valanciunas after they went at it in 2017 playoffs

The Toronto Raptors added a familiar face to their roster when they signed center Greg Monroe to a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum. That face …

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Toronto Raptors: Should the team pickup Malachi Richardson’s fourth year option

Malachi Richardson has had an underwhelming career. A high draft pick with almost no production during his NBA career. Should Toronto pickup …

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Bovada releases MVP odds, Raptors All-Star disrespected

On Wednesday, Bovada released its first round of MVP odds for the upcoming 2018-19 NBA season. And as is custom, the heart and soul of the Toronto …

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Toronto Raptors: Grades for the past five first round picks

The Toronto Raptors have made five picks since Masai Ujiri was hired in 2013, some having more success than others. How does each pick grade out …

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Toronto Raptors: Kawhi Leonard among favourites to win NBA MVP

Despite never being named NBA MVP during his seven-year career, the Toronto Raptors’ recent acquisition Kawhi Leonard is among the favourites to win …

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Raptors 905 announce 2018-19 coaching staff - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p>We knew a few of the names already, but Raptors 905 unveiled their full coaching staff under new head coach Jama Mahlalela for the 2018-19 …

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Jakob Poeltl says it’s scary to think DeMar DeRozan will play with chip on his shoulder

The San Antonio Spurs introduced center Jakob Poeltl, part of the package the team received in exchange after trading Kawhi Leonard to the Toronto …

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Pickup Season, Vol. 2 - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p>As August wears on, so does pickup season. As I discussed last time, a strong nucleus of young Raptors players has been playing at the …

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Raptors 905 holding open tryouts Sept. 15 - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p><i>Photo credit: Trung Ho / TrungHo.ca</i><p>Raptors 905 announced Thursday they will host open tryouts on Sept. 15 at University of Toronto’s …

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Delon Wright Wouldn't Be His Best Self Without Older Brother Dorell

They went from South Central LA to the NBA, but have never forgotten where they came from. Influenced by Dorell, the Raptors' Delon has followed his brother's footsteps.<p>Ever since he was little, Delon Wright has loved cheering on his older brother. Now, as he fights for more minutes with the …

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Raptors' defense set for culture reset-like improvement - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p>The Toronto Raptors had their hearts broken in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, and former head coach Dwane Casey was …

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Raptors talent Fred VanVleet surprises fans at the park

Toronto Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet appears to be making the most of his summer vacation. The 24-year-old decided to drive around the city on …

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Watch: Raptors' VanVleet plays pick-up with local Toronto ballers

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet just had to get in on this run, joining some local ballers for a game of pick-up.

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Watch: Raptors' VanVleet drops in on pickup game at park

<i>Warning: Video contains coarse language</i><p>It appears Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet was driving by some playground ballers on Monday and decided to …

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Report: Raptors 905 to add Tamara Tatham to coaching staff

According to reports from Doug Smith (well and truly back on the beat), the Raptors 905 are set to bring in Tamara Tatham to help fill out their …

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1 Spot Left - RR’s 3on3 Basketball Tournament, Aug. 19 – Sign Up Now! - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p><i>ONE SPOT HAS OPENED BACK UP, SIGN UP NOW.</i><p>It’s that time of year again: Time to come out and dunk on the Raptors Republic crew. The …

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Report: Raptors 905 adding Tamara Tatham to staff - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p>Raptors 905 are adding Tamara Tatham to head coach Jama Mahlalela’s staff, according to a report from Doug Smith of the Toronto …

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Raptors Sign Greg Monroe

The Toronto Raptors announced Tuesday they have signed centre Greg Monroe. Per team policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>“Greg is a …

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Toronto Raptors' top 10 plays from the 2017-18 season

As we continue to get through the exile that is the NBA offseason, we'll continue to bring you top plays from key teams from the season that</b> …

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Jordan Loyd: Raptors have combo guard on two-way contract

The Raptors have signed veteran minor-leaguer Jordan Loyd to a contract. He’s a swingman who will likely start the season with the 905, but could …

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Raptors make Greg Monroe signing official - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p>The Toronto Raptors announced the signing of Greg Monroe on Tuesday.<p>“Greg is a proven big man in this league,” Raptors general manager …

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Toronto Raptors Podcast: Philadelphia 76ers breakdown with Christopher Kline

Mike Bossetti is joined by Sixer Sense contributor Christopher Kline as the two discuss what to expect from the Philadelphia 76ers this season.<p>The …

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What should be the Raptors' starting 5? - Raptors Republic: ESPN TrueHoop Network Blog

Share Email<p>Pretty straightforward question. I’ve been asked a lot this summer about who I think should start, and while I have my answer and think …

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Toronto Raptors: Five best centers in franchise history

The Toronto Raptors have had many talented centers during their 23-year history, but a few standout above the others. Who are the best five at the …

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Toronto Raptors: Would Anthony Davis consider signing with the Raptors?

The Toronto Raptors will have salary cap space in 2020. Anthony Davis is set to be a free agent. Could he be the team’s top free agent target?<p>Change …

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Raptors schedule: As friendly as it gets

The Raptors have been victimized by nasty scheduling in recent years. However, that’s not a charge which can be leveled for 2018-19.<p>Each year, the …

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