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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 center Serge Ibaka (9) drives against Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) during first-half NBA basketball game action in Toronto, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Raptors roll to their biggest win ever, beat Pacers 127-81

Feb. 23, 2020 9:37 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry and the surging Toronto Raptors tuned up for their showdown with Milwaukee by pounding the Indiana Pacers. Lowry had 16 points and 11 assists, extending his career-best streak of double-doubles to six, and Toronto hammered Indiana 127-81 on Sunday, the most lopsided victory in...

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...

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...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) gestures after a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Washington. The Grizzlies won 106-99. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Surprising Grizzlies ahead of team's rebuilding schedule

Feb. 10, 2020 5:20 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies' rebuilding plan is ahead of even the most optimistic schedule, They have won more games before the All-Star break than predicted and currently hold the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference standings. “We had high hopes for what this group could become,...

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...

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...

Golden State Warriors' D'Angelo Russell (0) passes as Cleveland Cavaliers' Darius Garland (10) watches in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Cleveland.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Eyes on Russell, Iguodala, more as NBA trade deadline nears

Feb. 4, 2020 2:34 AM EST

It is the time of year when every injury report causes eyebrows to raise. D'Angelo Russell, not in Golden State’s lineup at Washington on Monday? Hmmm. Tristan Thompson, scratched by the Cleveland Cavaliers for their game against New York the same night? Interesting. That’s because it’s the...

Detroit Pistons forward Thon Maker (7) reaches in and fouls Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Raptors' streak at 10 after 105-92 win over Pistons

Jan. 31, 2020 11:22 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The honors and accolades keep rolling in for coach Nick Nurse and the Toronto Raptors. Pascal Siakam scored 30 points and Serge Ibaka added 21 to lift the Raptors to their 10th straight victory, 105-92 over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. With the win, Toronto clinched a trip to the...