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Raptors crumble in 4th quarter to let Wizards even up series

In the final eight minutes of Sunday night’s ugly loss, the Toronto Raptors’ eight-point lead turned into an eight-point deficit. And in those frustrating minutes, as the game slipped away, the Raptors saw their playoff series lead over Washington vanish, and the storyline on such a positive season for the franchise turn sour. DeMar DeRozan had 35 points, but shot ...

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Raptors give no quarter to beat Wizards and take franchise-first 2-0 series lead

DeMar DeRozan had one of the finest post-season performances of his career to give the Toronto Raptors an historic 2-0 lead in their opening-round playoff series with Washington. But it took some prompting from teammate Kyle Lowry for DeRozan to talk about his accomplishment. DeRozan matched his career playoff-high with 37 points and the Raptors beat the Wizards 130-119 on ...

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Raptors come alive in 4th quarter for Game 1 victory over Wizards

This isn’t the Toronto Raptors team that hadn’t won a NBA playoff opener in 17 years. Nor even the team that lost last season’s opener. The Raptors proved that Saturday night when they opened the post-season with a solid 114-106 victory over the Washington Wizards, ending a woeful Game 1 losing streak th… CBC | NBA News

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Clippers surge past Raptors with big 4th quarter

Despite winning 20 of their last 24 and sitting atop the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors are doing a little soul-searching these days. A 117-106 loss Sunday to the Los Angeles Clippers was the Raptors’ third defeat in five games. And that stretch included a 116-112 comeback win over Brooklyn that left coach Dwane Casey shaking his head at his ...

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Hornets' Walker outscores Grizzlies by himself in 1st quarter

The Memphis Grizzlies hit a new low Thursday night at the Spectrum Center. It’s bad enough that they only managed to muster 14 points through 12 minutes as a unit against the Charlotte Hornets, but to make matters worse, point guard Kemba Walker managed to outscore their entire team by himself. Walker dropped 17 points on Memphis in the first ...

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Toronto Raptors' Serge Ibaka ejected in second quarter vs. Detroit Pistons

DETROIT (AP) — Toronto forward Serge Ibaka was ejected from the Raptors’ game at Detroit on Wednesday night in the second quarter. With 4:38 remaining in the half, Ibaka was called for a foul against Blake Griffin, and as he was heading back to the bench, he was given a technical foul and thrown out of the game. Ibaka scored ...

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LeBron James's clutch 4th quarter lifts Cavaliers over Nuggets, 113-108

DENVER (AP) — LeBron James was knocking down shots no matter the angle, the degree of difficulty, the distance or the number of hands in his face. Closing time just brings the best out in him. Still, as teammate Larry Nance Jr. aptly said of all James’ off-balanced makes: “It was ridiculous.” James scored 39 points, including nine down the ...

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