Jul 29, 2011 15:53 EDT
NBA players looking at other options for next season during the league's ongoing lockout received a global golden ticket on Friday when FIBA announced it will approve transfers to other leagues.
Jul 08, 2011 18:11 EDT
TORONTO (Reuters) - Former Toronto Raptors swingman Sonny Weems has joined a Lithuanian basketball team rather than wait around for the National Basketball Association's (NBA) lockout to end, his agent said on Friday.
Jul 08, 2011 16:23 EDT
Sonny Weems, a swingman with three seasons of NBA experience, has signed a one-year deal to play for Lithuania's Zalgiris Kaunas rather than risk the NBA losing an entire season.
Feb 23, 2011 23:30 EST
DeMar DeRozan and Andrea Bargnani scored 24 points each as Toronto defeated Chicago 118-113, spoiling the return of Joakim Noah in his first game back after missing 30 with a hand injury.
Jan 04, 2011 22:50 EST
Luol Deng helps surging Chicago Bulls beat Toronto Raptors 111-91. Luol Deng scored 24 points and the surging Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto Raptors 111-91 on Tuesday night.
Jan 02, 2011 22:34 EST
TORONTO (Reuters) - Paul Pierce scored 30 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 93-79 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.
Jan 02, 2011 20:38 EST
Paul Pierce scores 30 points as Celtics beat Raptors 93-79. Paul Pierce scored 30 points, Ray Allen had 23 and the Boston Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 93-79 on Sunday night.
Dec 28, 2010 23:25 EST
Davis' 17 points and 12 rebounds send Raptors to 84-76 upset of Mavericks. Rookie Ed Davis scored a career-high 17 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, Linas Kleiza and DeMar DeRozan added 16 points apiece, and the short-handed Toronto Raptors pulled off an 84-76 upset of the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.
Dec 27, 2010 22:51 EST
Randolph scores 21, Grizzlies beat Raptors 96-85 after slow start. Zach Randolph scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half and the Memphis Grizzlies woke up from a slow start to beat the Toronto Raptors 96-85 on Monday night.
Dec 22, 2010 23:53 EST
TORONTO (Reuters) - There was no Christmas comeback for the Toronto Raptors as the Detroit Pistons rolled into the holiday break with a 115-93 win on Wednesday, ending an eight-game losing streak on the road.
Dec 22, 2010 21:29 EST
Richard Hamilton scores season-high 35 points, Pistons rout Raptors 115-93. Richard Hamilton scored a season-high 35 points, Rodney Stuckey had 21 and the Detroit Pistons beat Toronto 115-93 on Wednesday night, snapping a five-game losing streak against the Raptors.
Dec 19, 2010 15:45 EST
Kobe Bryant scores 20 points as Lakers win fifth straight, beat Raptors 120-110. Kobe Bryant scored 20 points, Pau Gasol had 19 and the Los Angeles Lakers won their fifth straight game Sunday, beating the Toronto Raptors 120-110.
Dec 17, 2010 22:02 EST
Andrea Bargnani scores 32 points as Raptors win sixth straight over New Jersey, 98-92. Andrea Bargnani had 32 points and nine rebounds and Toronto beat New Jersey for the sixth straight time, 98-92 Friday night.
Dec 11, 2010 06:05 EST
Denver coach George Karl earns 1,000th win as Nuggets beat Raptors 123-116. George Karl found peace and contentment in recording a coaching milestone.
Dec 03, 2010 21:43 EST
Andrea Bargnani has big night as Toronto Raptors beat Oklahoma City Thunder 111-99. Andrea Bargnani had 26 points and 12 rebounds for his first double-double of the season, Leandro Barbosa scored a season-high 22 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-99 on Friday night.
Dec 02, 2010 00:19 EST
TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto Raptors spoiled the return of number one draft pick John Wall to the line-up by routing the Washington Wizards 127-108 on Wednesday.
Dec 01, 2010 23:20 EST
DeMar DeRozan scores 20 as Raptors set season high for points, beat Wizards 127-108. Wizards coach Flip Saunders was embarrassed. Kirk Hinrich was disappointed. Washington rookie John Wall compared it to a video game.
Nov 21, 2010 18:20 EST
TORONTO (Reuters) - Amir Johnson made a pair of free throws with two seconds remaining to give the Toronto Raptors a 102-101 win over the Boston Celtics Sunday.
Nov 21, 2010 16:34 EST
Italian playmaker Andrea Bargnani scored 29 points and Amir Johnson sank the winning free throw with 2.7 seconds remaining Sunday to give Toronto a 102-101 home NBA victory over the Boston Celtics.
Nov 21, 2010 15:58 EST
Amir Johnson makes game-winning free throws as Raptors beat Celtics 102-101. Amir Johnson made two free throws with less than 3 seconds to play, Andrea Bargnani scored 29 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat Boston 102-101 Sunday to end an eight-game losing streak to the Celtics.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Toronto Raptors – No. 24|
|Born||July 8, 1986 |
West Memphis, Arkansas
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||203 lb (92 kg)|
|High school||West Memphis|
|Draft||2nd round, (39th overall), 2008|
|Former teams||Colorado 14ers (2008-09)|
Denver Nuggets (2008-09)
|Awards||1st Team All-SEC, 2008
NJCAA 3rd Team All-American, 2005 NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American, 2006