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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) drives against Dallas Mavericks guard Josh Green (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Raptors beat Mavericks 116-93, extend win streak to 3 games

Jan. 18, 2021 11:10 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Lowry flirted with a triple-double on Monday night and the Toronto Raptors shut down Dallas star Luka Doncic for a 116-93 victory. Lowry had 23 points, nine rebounds and seven assists and Pascal Siakam scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half as the Raptors pulled away for...

Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo (8) gets between Toronto Raptors forward Chris Boucher (25) and guard Norman Powell (24) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Raptors use late free throws for 116-113 win over Hornets

Jan. 16, 2021 11:08 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors got another big lift from their bench and won consecutive games for the first time this season. Chris Boucher, Kyle Lowry and Fred Van Fleet converted eight straight free throws in the final two minutes Saturday night, helping Toronto beat the Charlotte Hornets...

Toronto Raptors guard Jalen Harris, left, and forward Chris Boucher wear shirts honoring the late Rev. Martin Luther King during warmups before an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Raptors hold off Hornets 111-108 for third win

Jan. 14, 2021 10:36 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Boucher had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 12 assists, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Charlotte Hornets 111-108 on Thursday night. Pascal Siakam added 15 points and seven rebounds as Toronto ended a two-game skid and improved to 3-8. “I'm just...

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum, center, drives to the basket on Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell, left, and forward OG Anunoby, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. The Blazers won 112-111. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

McCollum's shot lifts Blazers to 112-111 win over Raptors

Jan. 12, 2021 2:25 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 30 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 9.6 seconds left to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-111 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Damian Lillard added 23 points and Carmelo Anthony scored 20 off the bench for the Blazers, who erased a...

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) knocks the ball away from New York Knicks forward Julius Randle (30) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Raptors hold Knicks to 3 for 36 from 3, win without Siakam

Dec. 31, 2020 10:44 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Knicks might have been able to take advantage of the absence of Toronto forward Pascal Siakam on Thursday night if they could have made some outside shots. Fred VanVleet scored 25 points and the Raptors, playing without their star forward, earned their first victory this...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2020 file photo, Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, center, shouts from the bench in the first half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Miami Heat in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Antetokounmpo has appeared in a government ad in his native Greece, released ahead of Christmas to urge people to observe public safety measures during the pandemic.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

East preview: Heat returning champs, but have challengers

Dec. 18, 2020 11:35 AM EST

Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo is the two-time reigning MVP. Brooklyn’s Kevin Durant is a two-time NBA Finals MVP and about to get back on the floor after recovering from injury. Washington’s Russell Westbrook is still a triple-double machine. Boston’s Jayson Tatum signed an...

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet celebrates after scoringing against the Charlotte Hornets during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Charlotte, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Raptors retooled, but VanVleet says they're still dangerous

Dec. 15, 2020 3:43 PM EST

The Toronto Raptors aren’t in Toronto and might not be back there until next season. Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaka, key parts of the team that won the 2019 NBA title, left the Raptors as free agents during the offseason. And Kyle Lowry, the team’s undisputed leader, is closer to the end of his career...