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    @SportsCentre: It was a rough night for Toronto sports teams as the Raptors were the only team able to pull out a win, while the Maple L…

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  • @Insider6ix: The Toronto Raptors are the only team to come away with a win tonight. Maple Leafs - x Blue Jays - x Toronto FC - x Toront…

  • @Sportsnet: For #Raptors centre Jonas Valanciunas, no matter what, the team always comes first. (@michaelgrange)

  • @SNstats: Most Playoff Double-Doubles in #Raptors History: Jonas Valanciunas - 13 Antonio Davis - 12 Kyle Lowry - 6 Chris Bosh - 5 Char…

  • @bball_ref: The #Raptors are 29-6 when DeMar DeRozan shoots over 50% (as he did last night) and 39-20 when he shoots under 50% https://t…

  • @sportingnewsca: Wednesday night, for 277 minutes, Toronto experienced one of the most hectic sports nights in its history. Go through e…

  • @SNstats: Jonas Valanciunas records his 13th career playoff double-double, passing Antonio Davis for the most in #Raptors history. https…

  • @SNstats: #Raptors Jonas Valanciunas in 4th quarter of Game 5 MINUTES 8:27 POINTS 6 REBOUNDS 7 FG…

  • @RobLeth: Toronto Sports night final results: #Leafs LOSE 7-4 #Raptors WIN 108-98 #BlueJays LOSE 4-3 #Marlies LOSE 5-2 #TFC LOSE 4-3 on…

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Classic headlines via Yahoo! Sports

  • Otto Porter's status in doubt for Game 6 against Raptors

    There appears to be at least some chance the Wizards will be without starting small forward Otto Porter when they host the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of their first round playoff series on Friday night in Washington. Porter, 24, continues to deal with a right lower leg strain. The injury is located on the outside of his calf and will require further testing from the Wizards' medical staff to determine his status.
    27 Apr @ 5AM

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  • DeRozan carries Raptors over Wizards for 3-2 lead

    DeMar DeRozan put his team on his back, pouring in 32 points and leading the Toronto Raptors to a 108-98 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday in Game 5 of the first-round playoff series at Air Canada Centre. Toronto leads the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series 3-2. Game 6 is Friday in Washington.
    26 Apr @ 7PM

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  • Raptors honor victims of van attack before Game 5

    The Toronto Raptors honored the victims the deadly van attack Monday with a moment of silence Wednesday night before Game 5 of their playoff series against the Washington Wizards. Stay strong, Toronto. The Raptors, the Wizards and the NBA will make a donation to a fund for victims and those affected by the incident.
    26 Apr @ 5AM

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  • Toronto driver charged with 10 counts of 1st degree murder

    A 25-year-old who plowed a van into a crowded Toronto sidewalk was ordered held Tuesday on 10 counts of murder 13 of attempted murder as Canadian authorities and the public sought to make sense of what appeared to be one of the deadliest mass murders in the country's modern history. Alek Minassian showed little overt emotion as he made a brief appearance in a Toronto courtroom in a white jumpsuit and handcuffs. "It was like he was playing a video game, trying to kill as many people as possible," said Panna Patel, 42, who stopped by the memorial and had been at the scene a day earlier, getting cash from an ATM as it occurred.
    24 Apr @ 4PM

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  • Second-half eruption leads Wizards to pivotal Game 4 win over Raptors

    The Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 106-98 in Game 4 of their first round playoff series on Sunday night. Brand New Series: After going down 0-2, most may have written the Wizards off knowing the near-insurmountable odds of coming back not only from that deficit but as an eight-seed going up against the best team in the Eastern Conference. It would have been understandable to doubt these Wizards who have for so much of this season allowed teams to bully them to an uncharacteristic degree.
    24 Apr @ 12AM

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  • Wall takes over, Wiz beat Raps 106-98 to tie series at 2-2

    John Wall took over down the stretch after Bradley Beal fouled out, having a hand in 10 of Washington's last 14 points and finishing with 27 points and 14 assists as the No. 8 seed Wizards came back to beat the No. 1 Toronto Raptors 106-98 Sunday night and even their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at 2-all. The game was tied at 92 with about five minutes left when Beal — who led Washington with 31 points — drew his sixth foul on a play in which he and DeMar DeRozan collided while Toronto had the ball. Beal raced along the sideline, put his hands on his head, then returned to the Wizards' bench area and threw a red towel before being restrained by teammates. The Raptors went up
    23 Apr @ 6PM

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  • Bradley Beal lost it after fouling out of Game 4 on a controversial call

    With five minutes to go in a crucial Game 4, Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal would have to watch his team from the bench. Beal fouled out on a controversial call during Sunday’s Game 4 matchup against the Toronto Raptors. With the game tied 92-92, Beal picked up his sixth foul while trying to draw a charge on a rebound.
    23 Apr @ 4PM

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  • Wizards beat Raptors in Game 4, tie series at 2-2 heading to Toronto

    The Toronto Raptors were far and away the best team in the Eastern Conference this season. The Washington Wizards were … well, very Wizard-y. Bradley Beal had 31 points and five rebounds for the Wizards while teammate John Wall added 27 points to go along with a whopping 14 assists.
    23 Apr @ 3PM

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  • Top-seeded Raptors once again facing ghosts of postseasons past

    Once he got that skipping, cursing, jersey-untucking, mouthpiece-tossing (twice) tantrum out of his system and accepted the reality that his night was over with six fouls, Bradley Beal gathered his teammates in the huddle with a simple message: “We’re not losing. Beal was having one of those performances that have become the norm for him in the postseason, a 31-point effort that rallied his team back from a 14-point deficit to give the unlikeliest of eighth seeds a chance to even the series with the top-seeded Toronto Raptors. For those unaware of how the Wizards went from being a team that entered the season expecting to become an Eastern Conference power only to bottom out from injuries and funky chemistry, understand that they only know how to operate through anger and adversity.
    23 Apr @ 2PM

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  • Wall, Beal lead Wizards past Raptors in Game 3

    John Wall and Bradley Beal combined for 56 points, and the Washington Wizards climbed back into their first-round playoff series with a 122-103 win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. Wall scored 28 points and handed out 14 assists, and Beal also dropped 28 points for the Wizards, who trail the Raptors 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.
    22 Apr @ 6AM

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