November 24, 2010
Who: Sixers (3-11) at Toronto Raptors (5-9) When: 7 p.m. Where: Air Canada Centre TV/Radio: Comcast SportsNet/WIP (610-AM)
June 7, 2013
The starless Denver Nuggets have lost their biggest name on the bench. George Karl was ousted Thursday less than a month after winning the NBA's coach of the year award. His tenure with the Nuggets is over after 81/2 seasons. The longtime coach is following general manager Masai Ujiri out the door in Denver after Ujiri, the league's executive of the year, recently left to become GM of the Toronto Raptors. - Associated Press
April 17, 2013
DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Rudy Gay added 22, and the Toronto Raptors ran all over playoff-bound Atlanta, routing the host Hawks, 113-96, Tuesday night. Atlanta went mostly with backups, showing no sense of urgency to claim the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference. McGrady a Spur The San Antonio Spurs signed veteran forward Tracy McGrady as the playoffs approach. The 33-year-old McGrady is a seven-time all-star. He has played for Toronto, Orlando, Houston, the New York Knicks, Detroit, and Atlanta in his career.
January 13, 1998 |
At the start of the season, the New Jersey Nets and Toronto Raptors had similar expectations. Both teams hoped to finish with a winning record and contend for a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. But with the season almost half over, only the Nets have a legitimate chance to meet their goals. Kerry Kittles scored a season-high 31 points and the Nets snapped a four-game road losing streak with a 108-100 victory over the Raptors last night. "We've learned how to finish games," said Kittles, the former Villanova star.
December 18, 1995 |
What more could the crowd of 25,820 at SkyDome had asked for than getting to see Shaquille O'Neal's first start of the season? How about the Toronto Raptors knocking off Shaq and his Orlando Magic teammates? The NBA expansion team handed the Magic, the owners of the league's second- best record, their worst loss of the season, 110-93, last night in front of the second-biggest crowd of the season. "They usually close it down and pour it on in the late going," said Damon Stoudamire, who had 21 points and 10 assists for the Raptors.
December 19, 2012
Former 76er Lou Williams scored a season-high 24 points, and Josh Smith had 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 100-95 overtime win over the Wizards on Tuesday night in Washington. Kyle Korver, another ex-Sixer, had 16 points, and Jeff Teague added 13 as Atlanta won for the third time in three meetings with the Wizards. Raptors win on road Jose Calderon scored a season-high 23 points, and the Toronto Raptors won on the road for the second time this season by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers, 113-99.
July 27, 2006 |
Alvin Williams still wants to play basketball. But the former Germantown Academy and Villanova star won't be doing it for the Toronto Raptors anymore. Toronto waived the veteran point guard yesterday. Williams has played in just one game since March 2004 because of surgeries on his right knee. With Williams due $6.8 million in the last year of his contract, general manager Bryan Colangelo said they had reached a settlement. "I'm a little disappointed," Williams said. "I still wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors and give it one more chance, a last chance.
January 25, 2014 |
In their quest to win consecutive games, the 76ers appeared to be given a gift when a Toronto Raptors team arrived at the Wells Fargo Center with four consecutive road losses. Yet, that wasn't enough to get the Sixers past the Raptors, who seem to have the Sixers' number this season. So they missed an opportunity to win consecutive games since winning four straight from Dec. 29 to Jan. 4 in a 104-95 loss to Toronto on Friday night. The loss dropped the Sixers to 14-29. It also marked their eighth loss in the 10 games since the four-game winning streak.