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Wall condemns Raptors' handling of DeRozan trade

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall understands most NBA players are never truly safe and can be traded anytime. But he also believes there’s a right way to go about moving a player, especially one as committed to his organization as <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/players/470" href="https… NBA | theScore

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Raptors' Kyle Lowry refuses to talk about former teammate DeRozan

Kyle Lowry knew people wanted to ask him about DeMar DeRozan. That didn’t mean he was going to give them answers. It was a USA Basketball minicamp in Las Vegas, and that’s all that Lowry — the Toronto Raptors point guard who watched his longtime backcourt partner get traded to the San Antonio Spurs last week — wanted to talk ...

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Raptors' Ujiri knows re-signing Kawhi Leonard will be his toughest job

The sales pitch normally comes before the deal, but Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri is doing things the other way around with Kawhi Leonard. Ujiri spoke with media for the first time after Wednesday’s blockbuster trade that sent fan favourite DeMar DeRozan to San Antonio for Leonard, the 2014 NBA Finals MVP Several reports say that Leonard is reluctant to ...

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Raptors' DeRozan-Leonard deal among biggest in Toronto's history

The blockbuster deal that saw the Toronto Raptors send all-star guard DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs for 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard is one of the biggest in the city’s history. CBC Sports’ Jacqueline Doorey and Anson Henry break down some of the pros, cons, risks and rewards of trading former Raptors star DeMar DeRozan to the ...

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Raptors' new head coach plans to hold DeRozan accountable on defense

For such an uneventful hire, newly promoted Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse is saying a lot of what the fans want to hear. Nurse is currently coaching some of the younger Raptors players at Las Vegas Summer League, but still made time to challenge his longest-tenured veteran in DeMar DeRozan</a… NBA | theScore

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Jama Mahlalela named new head coach of Raptors' G League team

The Toronto Raptors have named Jama Mahlalela as head coach of their NBA G League affiliate, Raptors 905. Mahlalela becomes the third head coach in team history and joins the club following five seasons as an assistant coach at the NBA level. A native of Mbabane, Swaziland, Mahlalela grew up in the Toronto area and played college basketball for five ...

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Getting creative: Innovative Nurse the driving force behind Raptors' future

TORONTO – The introduction of every head coaching hire comes with its own set of buzzwords – themes that are introduced which define the transition from the old regime to the new. After a disappointing second-round sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Masai Ujiri had no choice but to part ways with Dwane Casey, even though he had ...

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Raptors' Nurse: We will be ready for more things come playoff time

After a month of scouring the world for a new head coach to succeed Dwane Casey, the Toronto Raptors ultimately settled on promoting Casey’s assistant Nick Nurse. The promotion of Nurse was made official on Thursday, as he was introduced to the press alongside Raptors president Masai Ujiri. As expected, most of the questions they faced centered around their trend ...

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