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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) directs his team in the first half during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Monday, March 9, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Ibaka helps Raptors edge Jazz 101-92

Mar. 10, 2020 1:37 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Another injury was no big deal for the Toronto Raptors. Serge Ibaka and company just keep rolling along. Ibaka and Pascal Siakam each scored 27 points, and the Raptors beat the Utah Jazz 101-92 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory. Kyle Lowry added 21 points and seven...

Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol, left, tries to drive around Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, March 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Siakam, Lowry come up big to lead Raptors past Kings 118-113

Mar. 9, 2020 1:25 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Raptors coach Nick Nurse made a risky call to keep Kyle Lowry in the game after the Toronto guard picked up his fifth foul 13 seconds into the fourth quarter. Nurse's decision to get the ball to Pascal Siakam late was equally critical, a move that paid off well for the defending...

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) shoots over Phoenix Suns guard Jevon Carter (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Matt York)

Raptors rally, snap three-game skid by beating Suns 123-114

Mar. 4, 2020 12:29 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 33 points, Kyle Lowry added 28 and the Toronto Raptors rallied in the second half for a 123-114 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. Toronto snapped a three-game losing streak, which was tied for its longest of the season. Norman Powell added 26 points while...

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, center, recovers the ball between Toronto Raptors guard Matt Thomas, left, and forward Patrick McCaw in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets over Raptors, 133-118

Mar. 1, 2020 10:14 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A lackluster effort in Los Angeles prompted Will Barton to challenge his Denver teammates after their worst loss of the season. The veteran's words hit home and the Nuggets responded with one of their best outings. Nikola Jokic had 23 points, 18 rebounds and 11 assists for his 12th...

Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell (24) loses the ball to Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges (0) as Hornets center Bismack Biyombo (8) looks on during second-half NBA basketball game action in Toronto, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Rozier hits tiebreaking FT, Hornets beat Raptors 99-96

Feb. 28, 2020 11:49 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — For the first time in more than two months, the Toronto Raptors are on a losing streak. Terry Rozier hit a tiebreaking free throw with 2.1 seconds remaining and the Charlotte Hornets beat Toronto 99-96 on Friday night, handing the Raptors their second consecutive loss and just their third in...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives past Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks by Raptors in East finals rematch

Feb. 25, 2020 11:59 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks took down Toronto, wiping away some of the bad memories from a painful trip north of the border in last year’s playoffs. Antetokounmpo had 19 points and 19 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 22 points and the Bucks beat the Raptors 108-97 on...

Toronto Raptors guard Terence Davis (0) is defended by Phoenix Suns guard Jevon Carter (4) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Raptors beat Suns 118-101 for 16th win in 17 games

Feb. 21, 2020 11:34 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Make it 16 wins in 17 games for the surging Toronto Raptors. Pascal Siakam had 37 points and 12 rebounds and Toronto beat Phoenix 118-101 on Friday night, its fifth straight victory over the Suns. Serge Ibaka scored 16 points, Fred VanVleet and Terence Davis each had 14, Kyle Lowry had 13...

Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo celebrates after winning his heat in NBA basketball's All-Star skills challenge Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

The Latest: Miami's Derrick Jones Jr. wins slam dunk contest

Feb. 15, 2020 10:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Saturday night at NBA All-Star weekend. (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. celebrated his 23rd birthday by winning the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, edging Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon in a memorable showdown that required two tiebreaker jams....

Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen (31) gets his hand on the hand of Toronto Raptors forward Chris Boucher (25) as Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) looks on during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Raptors' 15-game win streak snapped with 101-91 loss to Nets

Feb. 12, 2020 11:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Toronto Raptors were hoping to keep rolling right into the All-Star break. Instead, they had their franchise-record winning streak stopped at 15 games with a 101-91 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. Still, the reigning NBA champions are 40-15 despite losing Kawhi Leonard last summer and...

Toronto Raptors forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (4) grabs a rebound between Minnesota Timberwolves forward Juan Hernangomez (41) and guard Jarrett Culver (23) during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Anunoby has 25, Raptors beat Wolves for 15th straight win

Feb. 10, 2020 11:57 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Raptors star Pascal Siakam keeps telling teammate OG Anunoby to improve his offense output by thinking less on the court. Anunoby must not have thought much during Monday’s game against Minnesota. Anunoby scored a career-high 25 points and matched his career best with 12...