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2009-03-27 21:04:19

Chris Bosh scored 21 points and collected 13 rebounds Friday, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 112-96 victory over Oklahoma City. The Raptors, mired in last place in the Atlantic Division, have won three in a row. Shawn Marion contributed 20 points and 11 rebounds and Toronto got 14 points from Andrea Bargnani. Nick Collison paced Oklahoma City with 21 points. The Thunder have lost six out of eight. Toronto put together an 11-2 run in the second period to open an 18-point advantage and...

2009-03-25 22:01:43

Andrea Bargnani led a balanced attack that pushed Toronto to as much as a 24-point lead Wednesday and the Raptors went on to down Milwaukee 115-106. Toronto has won back-to-back games for the first time in more than a month. Bargnani had 23 points, Jose Calderon had 19 and both Chris Bosh and Anthony Parker finished with 18. The Raptors made 12-of-24 from 3-point range and held a 92-68 lead late in the third period. Richard Jefferson led Milwaukee with 22. The Bucks fell three games behind...

2009-03-20 21:32:15

Boris Diaw's season-high 30 points Friday helped the Charlotte Bobcats record a 102-89 win over the Toronto Raptors. Charlotte got off to a quick start, taking a 33-24 lead after the first period but the Raptors came within two points (52-50) by halftime. A 30-20 third period helped the winners continue their push for their first-ever playoff berth. Gerald Wallace also scored 30 with nine rebounds and eight assists while Raymond Felton added 14 with seven assists for the Bobcats, who pulled...

2009-03-06 21:46:15

A 42-point explosion by Dwyane Wade Friday night highlighted Miami's 108-102 victory over Toronto -- the Heat's first win over the Raptors in seven tries. Wade made 17-of-23 shots from the field to reach the 40-point mark for the third time in six games. He has scored at least 40 points nine times this season. Miami has won back-to-back games for the first time since capturing three in a row from Jan. 24-28. Michael Beasley added 12 points. Toronto, losers of four in a row, got 34 points from...

2009-01-23 22:51:03

Anthony Parker and Andrea Bargnani made three-point shots during a game-closing run Friday that brought the Toronto Raptors a 114-94 victory over Chicago. The Raptors halted a season-long, seven-game losing streak with a burst in which they limited Chicago to two points over the final 5:29. Toronto's skid had been its longest since the Raptors dropped 10 in a row in March and April 2006. After Luol Deng brought Chicago within 94-92 with 5:29 left, Jose Calderon made two free throws to start...

2009-01-09 21:05:15

Chris Bosh scored 32 points and pulled down 10 rebounds Friday, carrying the Toronto Raptors to a 103-82 victory over Memphis. The Raptors won for the fourth time in five games and got 21 points from Andrea Bargnani. Jose Calderon sat out his fourth straight game with a hamstring injury and Willie Solomon filled in by scoring 10 points and handing out nine assists. Memphis, which dropped its third straight, was led by 22 points from Rudy Gay. Toronto broke open a close game by finishing the...

2009-01-07 16:33:55

The Toronto Raptors traded guard-forward Hassan Adams to the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday for a future second-round draft choice, the Clippers announced. The 24-year-old Adams played in 12 games with the Raptors this season, averaging 4.3 minutes per contest. Adams was drafted by the New Jersey Nets in 2006. He played in eight games, averaging 2.9 points. Last season, Adams played for two teams in Italy.

2008-12-03 19:49:05

The Toronto Raptors fired Coach Sam Mitchell Wednesday following the team's 8-9 record starting the 2008-09 season. The move was made a day after a 132-93 loss to the Nuggets in Denver and a 112-99 loss to the Lakers in Los Angeles on Monday. This is a difficult but necessary step the franchise must take, said team President and General Manager Bryan Colangelo. We appreciate all that Sam has done for the organization, applaud him for his successes and wish him nothing but the best with his...

2008-11-26 20:59:37

A 39-point performance by Chris Bosh Wednesday allowed Toronto to fight off Charlotte 93-86. Bosh hit 75 percent of his shots from the field and missed just once in 10 tries from the foul line. Toronto halted a two-game skid and dealt the Bobcats their fifth loss in six games. Charlotte was within a point inside the 4-minute mark, but a jumper by Bosh slowed down the Bobcats' comeback bid and a jumper by Jose Calderon with 30.8 seconds left boosted the Raptors' lead to seven. Joey Graham...

2006-07-14 18:43:06

TORONTO (Reuters) - Chris Bosh signed a three-year contract extension with the Toronto Raptors on Friday, agreeing a deal that could earn him as much as $63 million. Bosh had long indicated a desire to stay in Toronto so the contract signing was not unexpected, but it still came as a relief to the Raptors who have struggled in the past two seasons. "I think the future is very positive for the franchise," Bosh told reporters at a news conference. "I like the moves we've made and I'm...


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