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Raptors become 1st top seed in 49 years to get swept before conference finals

Following the best season in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors find themselves on the wrong side of history. The Raptors finished the regular season with a franchise-best 59 wins to secure the No. 1 seed and home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. However, they ceded that edge in Game 1 of the East semifinals with a one-point overtime loss ...

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Despite No. 1 seed, Raptors are still playing for legitimacy

The crushing weight of history and insecurity will descend on the Toronto Raptors shortly after tipoff in their late-afternoon playoff start. The regular season was a rousing success. The Raptors responded strongly to team president Masai Ujiri’s “culture reset” edict and won 59 games to capture the franchise’s first No. 1 seed. The results speak for themselves: the Raps hold ...

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Raptors clinch East's No.1 seed with record-setting win over Pacers

The celebratory Atlantic Division T-shirts were draped neatly over each player’s chair in the post-game locker-room. The Toronto Raptors barely glanced at them. On an historic night they clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, won the division title, and set a franchise record … CBC | NBA News

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Raptors clinch top seed in East with franchise-record 57th win

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Toronto Raptors have clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference with a 92-73 win over the Indiana Pacers. They are officially guaranteed home-court advantage throughout the East playoffs. With their 57th win of the season, the Raptors h… NBA | theScore

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Houston Rockets clinch No. 1 seed in Western Conference playoffs

For the past three seasons, the Golden State Warriors have held the league’s best record and No. 1 seed in the Western Conference. This postseason the Houston Rockets will be the team on top of the West standings with home-court advantage. Houston clinched the conference’s top seed following Golden State’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night. <p lang=… NBA.com: News

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