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Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant holds his daughter, Kaari Jaidyn Morant, before the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Surprise! Raptors, Heat, Grizzlies and Thunder in good place

Feb. 18, 2020 2:03 AM EST

The oddsmakers in Las Vegas usually know what they’re talking about. But even they get things wrong from time to time, and this season in the NBA there have been a few notable misses from all those preseason prognostications — specifically, ones made in relation to the Memphis Grizzlies and Oklahoma...

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...

Deputy sues Toronto Raptors' boss over NBA Finals scuffle

Feb. 10, 2020 7:26 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A law enforcement officer in California is suing the president of the Toronto Raptors over a scuffle following the team's NBA Finals victory over the Golden State Warriors last June. The Raptors had just won their first title at Oracle Arena in Oakland on June 13 when Raptors...

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam, left, is defended by Brooklyn Nets forward Taurean Prince (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Raptors top Nets 119-118, extend record winning streak to 14

Feb. 8, 2020 11:18 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Overcoming the absence of injured stars is becoming a regular occurrence for the Toronto Raptors. So is winning games. Fred VanVleet scored 10 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Pascal Siakam scored 20 points, including the tiebreaking free throw with 22 seconds remaining, and the...

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry (7) is defended by Indiana Pacers' Victor Oladipo (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Raptors pull away from Pacers 115-106 for 13th straight win

Feb. 8, 2020 12:04 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Toronto coach Nick Nurse keeps imploring the defending NBA champions to fix their flaws. The bigger challenge, right now, might be identifying those errors. Two days after rallying from a 19-point deficit to extend their franchise-record winning streak, the short-handed Raptors used...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 file photo, Jorge Garbajosa, Spanish Basketball Federation President and former basketball player, shows a ticket of the China national basketball team, during the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020 draw, at the headquarters of the FIBA (International Basketball Federation), in Mies, Switzerland. A former NBA player who got into basketball because it was the only sport with shoes big enough for him has been leading Spain to its most successful era in the sport. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File)

Former NBA player Garbajosa revitalizes Spanish basketball

Feb. 7, 2020 5:39 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — A former NBA player who first got into basketball because it was the only sport with shoes big enough for him has been leading Spain to its most successful era in the sport. Jorge Garbajosa, known as the “Garbage Man” when he played for the Toronto Raptors, has helped revitalize...

Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka (9) reacts after making the winning basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Raptors beat Pacers for team-record 12th straight win

Feb. 5, 2020 11:39 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Serge Ibaka had missed five of his six attempts from 3-point range, but didn’t hesitate when it was time to take the biggest shot of the game. Ibaka hit a go-ahead 3 with 30 seconds remaining and the Toronto Raptors rallied from 19 down to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-118 Wednesday...

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) looks to shoot as Chicago Bulls guard Tomas Satoransky (31) and Luke Kornet (2) look on during first-half NBA basketball game action in Toronto, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Raptors tie team record with 11th straight win, beat Bulls

Feb. 2, 2020 7:05 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Terence Davis hasn’t forgotten about being passed over for a spot in the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star weekend. Even so, the Toronto Raptors rookie is just happy he’s playing for a contender. Davis came off the bench to score a career-high 31 points and the Raptors tied a...