#Toronto Raptors

Boston Celtics: 3 takeaways from home-opening drubbing against Toronto

The Boston Celtics were straight-up outclassed by the Toronto Raptors last night, in a 115- 83 loss. They had turnover after turnover, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown only combined for 27 points, Marcus Smart went 0-6, the Raptors took 18 more shots than the Celtics… essentially, everything that could go wrong did.
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3 key takeaways from Raptors’ blowout win over Celtics

Well, that was fun. After getting handled easily by the Washington Wizards on opening night, the Toronto Raptors bounced back against the Boston Celtics on Friday with a 115-83 victory that saw pretty much everything go their way. Here are three key takeaways from the game that are also simply...
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Toronto and Dallas square off for non-conference matchup

LINE: Raptors -3.5; over/under is 216. BOTTOM LINE: Toronto and Dallas play in non-conference action. Toronto went 27-45 overall a season ago while going 16-20 at home. The Raptors averaged 111.3 points per game while shooting 44.8% from the field and 36.8% from 3-point distance last season. Dallas went 21-21...

Toronto Raptors: 5 big questions for 2021-22 NBA season

In the 2019-20 season, the Toronto Raptors still finished second in the Eastern Conference despite the departure of superstar Kawhi Leonard. The following season, Toronto played all their games away from their home floor because of the COVID restrictions mandated in Canada. The Raptors dropped all the way down as...

Al Horford to start against Raptors, starting lineup set for regular season

The Boston Celtics are finally — FINALLY — whole again. After limping through the end of last season, this year’s preseason and training camp, and in Wednesday’s opening night loss in New York, the team will finally have all hands on deck tonight against the visiting Toronto Raptors. According to...

NBA 'Noles Friday Recap: Scottie Barnes goes off for 25 in victory

A look at Friday NBA action for former Florida State standouts:. For the Raptors, rookie forward Scottie Barnes played 35:29 and scored a career-high 25 points. He was 11-for-17 (64.7%) from the field, including 1-for-2 (50.0%) from deep. He was 2-for-2 (100%) at the line. He also recorded a double-double, grabbing 13 rebounds. He added two assists, while committing just one turnover.

Mavericks vs. Raptors prediction, odds, pick and more – 10/23/21

The Dallas Mavericks and Toronto Raptors will battle in an inter-conference matchup on Saturday night. It’s time to continue our NBA odds series and make a Mavericks-Raptors prediction and pick. The Mavericks and Raptors will each look to gather momentum on Saturday. Dallas is looking for their first win of...

Barnes' big night helps Raptors spoil Celtics' home opener

BOSTON (AP) — Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse didn't think Scottie Barnes played that badly in his first NBA game. Just in case, though, he had a chat with the rookie. “I did talk to him a couple of times in between the games. But I just said ‘You did fine, man. Just keep doing what you’re doing,’” Nurse said Friday night after Barnes broke out with 25 points and 13 rebounds in a 115-83 victory over the Boston Celtics.