Sixers push back against Raptors to force deciding Game 7

Jimmy Butler scored 25 points while Ben Simmons had 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers rolled over the Raptors 112-101 on Thursday. [Read entire story]

‘Ice in his veins': Leonard’s high school coach says he always had killer instinct

Leonard's shot over Joel Embiid with 1:01 to play on Sunday night all but sealed one of the biggest victories in Raptors history, tying their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series against Philadelphia at two [Read entire story]

Kawhi Leonard to the rescue as Raptors even series with Sixers

Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, lifting the Toronto Raptors to a hard-fought 101-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, evening their best-of-seven Eastern Conference series at two wins apiece. [Read entire story]

Raptors’ Siakam in the lineup against Sixers

The Toronto Raptors confirmed on twitter that forward Pascal Siakam will play against the Philadelphia 76ers Sunday afternoon. [Read entire story]

Raptors searching for ways to help Kawhi Leonard after Game 3 blowout loss

The glum look on Nick Nurse's face said plenty. The Toronto Raptors coach had just come from reviewing film of Thursday night's Game 3 debacle. It was a horror show. [Read entire story]

Sixers dominate Raptors to take 2-1 series lead

Once again, Kawhi Leonard couldn't do it alone. The Raptors star scored 33 points, and was perfect in the third quarter, but he got little help from his teammates as Toronto dropped an ugly 116-95 decision to the [Read entire story]

Pascal Siakam’s improvement no surprise for Canadian NCAA coach

Few people can take much credit for Pascal Siakam's meteoric rise with the Toronto Raptors. One of his former college coaches says it's been all about Siakam's insatiable hunger to be great. [Read entire story]

Raptors’ comeback falls short, Sixers go home with series tied 1-1

Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors couldn't overcome one of their worst first halves of the playoffs on Monday. [Read entire story]

Raptors edge Heat in OT of Wade’s potential last game in Toronto

Pascal Siakam had 23 points and 10 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors edged the Miami Heat 117-109 in overtime on Sunday, in their final home game of the regular season. [Read entire story]

Kelly Olynyk hopes Canada Basketball makes coaching decision soon

Kelly Olynyk knows Canada has a crucial coaching decision to make — and he hopes it comes soon. [Read entire story]

Raptors down Magic to clinch Atlantic Division title

Danny Green had seven three-pointers and 29 points to lift the Toronto Raptors to a 121-109 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday. [Read entire story]

Montrealer Boucher named NBA G League’s MVP, defender of year

Raptors 905 forward Chris Boucher has been named the 2018-19 NBA G League most valuable player and the 2018-19 NBA G League defensive player of the year. [Read entire story]

Canadian phenom Gogolev eyeing podium at junior figure skating worlds

This week in Zagreb, Croatia, Stephen Gogolev is looking to become the first Canadian to climb the podium at the world junior figure skating championships since Nicolas Nadeau captured silver in 2016. [Read entire story]

Terrence Ross leads Magic to rout of Raptors

Former Raptor Terrence Ross scored 28 points to lead the Orlando Magic to a 113-98 victory over a sluggish Toronto team missing Kawhi Leonard on Sunday. [Read entire story]

DeRozan gets the love in return to Toronto but Raptors get the win

Kawhi Leonard played spoiler on DeMar DeRozan's emotional return to Toronto on Friday. Leonard, who was acquired in the blockbuster trade last summer that sent DeRozan to the Spurs, scored 25 points, including a [Read entire story]

‘I don’t really like him:’ Lowry’s unlikely friendship with DeRozan difficult to describe

DeMar DeRozan makes his much-anticipated return to Toronto on Friday with his San Antonio Spurs. When asked why their relationship took a turn for the better, Kyle Lowry couldn't pinpoint exactly why. [Read entire story]

At peace with trade, DeRozan hoping to feel the love in return to Toronto

When DeMar DeRozan was unceremoniously jettisoned from the Raptors last summer in the blockbuster deal to acquire Kawhi Leonard, the hurt lingered long. But the 29-year-old insists he's moved on. [Read entire story]

‘We’re here to win': Gasol says high post-season hopes made Toronto transition easier

More than a decade into his NBA career, Gasol was traded for the first time when the Raptors acquired him in a blockbuster deal at Thursday's NBA trade deadline. The player affectionately known as "Big Spain" said [Read entire story]

World champion Kaetlyn Osmond says it’s ‘really nice’ not to know what future holds

Kaetlyn Osmond has a world title, Olympic medals of every colour, and she accomplished it all after rebounding from a gruesome broken leg that almost made her quit figure skating. What's left to accomplish? Why would she [Read entire story]

Gilles and Poirier reaching next level after bond with European buskers

Two Canadian ice dancers, a couple of European buskers, and an unlikely bond. When Carol Lane first stumbled upon Govardo's cover of Don McLean's hit song "Vincent" on Facebook, the figure skating coach's discovery [Read entire story]

Toronto teen Stephen Gogolev poised to make history at national figure skating championships

Stephen Gogolev might be two years too young to compete internationally as a senior skater. But he's poised to become the youngest skater ever to capture a Canadian senior title, a record set 65 years ago. [Read entire story]

Winning Canadian skate title would ‘mean the world’ to U.S.-born Keegan Messing

Keegan Messing posted a photo on social media last month of the winding Alaskan highway between his hometown of Girdwood and Anchorage that he'd travelled back and forth every day for the better part of two decades. [Read entire story]

He’s the NBA’s old man, but the game still makes Vince Carter feel like a kid

The mornings are the worst. That's when Vince Carter feels every one of his 20 NBA seasons. [Read entire story]

Raptors rout Pacers in Lowry’s return

Playing for the first time since missing 10 of the previous 11 games, Kyle Lowry made his presence felt early in the Toronto Raptors' 121-105 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday. [Read entire story]

Raptors talk of playing with greater sense of urgency

Fred VanVleet doesn't believe in New Year's resolutions. If he did, playing with a greater sense of urgency in 2019 would be one. His Raptors teammate Danny Green agrees, saying it's time for the NBA club to step on the [Read entire story]

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir named CP team of the year

The pressure at Gangneung Ice Arena was palpable. The world was watching. But in what was among the most memorable four minutes of the Pyeongchang Olympics, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir delivered the skate of their lives. [Read entire story]

Canadian basketball bigger than ever in 2018

Not only did the men's Canadian national team take a big step toward reaching their Olympic basketball dreams in 2018, but the new crop of young players is also showing how elite Canada basketball can be heading into the [Read entire story]

Raptors 8-game winning streak halted by Nuggets

The Toronto Raptors' eight-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of Canadian Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets on Monday. [Read entire story]

Kawhi Leonard leads Raptors over Warriors in thrilling OT win

A night billed as a potential NBA finals preview certainly lived up to its billing Thursday. Kawhi Leonard poured in 37 points, his best as a Raptor, to lead Toronto to its seventh straight victory, a thrilling 131-128 [Read entire story]

Warriors’ Thompson suggests meeting with Raptors might be a ‘preview of June’

If Thursday's Raptors' game versus Golden State in Toronto wasn't already the most eagerly anticipated matchup north of the border this season, Klay Thompson cranked up the hype machine, suggesting it might be a "preview [Read entire story]

Leonard fires back at Popovich after leading Raptors to 5th straight win

Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points, while Jonas Valanciunas had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lift the league-leading Toronto Raptors to their fifth consecutive victory on Sunday, a 125-115 win over the Miami Heat. [Read entire story]

Casey proud of influence on Raptors, Canadian basketball

Dwane Casey might be gone, but he certainly is not forgotten. [Read entire story]

Lowry, Valanciunas expect emotions to run high as Casey returns

Kyle Lowry and Jonas Valanciunas spent a dozen years between them developing under coach Dwane Casey. Valanciunas had never played for any other NBA head coach before this season. [Read entire story]

Dwane Casey woke up thinking about NBA-best Raptors

Dwane Casey woke up Monday morning thinking about the Toronto Raptors. But the Detroit Pistons coach said if there was any trepidation about his return to Toronto, it was more about facing the NBA's hottest team and less [Read entire story]