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November 10, 2018 11:23 PM Siakam's 23 points help Raptors beat Knicks

Pascal Siakam scored 14 of his career-best 23 points in the third quarter and the Toronto Raptors remained undefeated at home with a 128-112 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday afternoon. The Raptors have won six in a row and are off to a franchise best 12-1 start to the season that includes a 7-0 home record. The Knicks lost for the third time in four games 165

October 18, 2018 2:27 AM Newcomer Leonard leads Raptors past Cavaliers

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) takes the ball up court against the Cleveland Cavaliers during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard had 24 points and a team-high 13 rebounds in his Toronto debut, Kyle Lowry scored 27 points and the Raptors 89

October 3, 2018 7:57 AM Rockets roll in Melo’s debut as Harden, Paul each reach 20

Houston Rockets forward Carmelo Anthony (7) rubs the ball before the start of the game against the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) Carmelo Anthony fit right in and James Harden and Chris Paul picked up right where they left off. Anthony scored 60

July 16, 2018 1:24 AM Lakers give LeBron a good show, make NBA Summer League semis

LAS VEGAS — The Los Angeles Lakers put on a good show for LeBron James. With James in attendance , the defending NBA Summer League champions cruised back into the semifinals, beating the Detroit Pistons 101-78 on Sunday. Second-round pick Svi Mykhailiuk scored 19 points and Josh Hart added 18 for the Lakers, who shot out to a 33-14 lead after one quarter 25

June 28, 2018 2:02 AM NBA extends Silver's contract as commissioner into 2024

NEW YORK -- Adam Silver's contract as commissioner of the NBA has been extended through the 2023-24 campaign, NBA board of governors chairman Larry Tannenbaum announced Wednesday. Tannenbaum, owner of the Toronto Raptors, did not disclose financial terms of the new deal, which will stretch Silver's time as the fifth commissioner in NBA history beyond 66

June 26, 2018 12:50 PM Harden is MVP, not LBJ

Los Angeles —Houston star James Harden was crowned the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for 2018 on Monday, taking home the honour despite a disappointing end to the season which saw the Rockets beaten in the NBA Finals. The 28-year-old Rockets guard beat out competition from Cleveland Cavaliers icon LeBron James and the New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis 32

June 22, 2018 9:16 AM Raptors make no picks in NBA draft

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors did not make a pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft, having traded a first- and second-round selection to Brooklyn along with forward DeMarre Carroll in July 2017. It’s the third time in team history Toronto has not made a selection. The Raptors were also without a pick in the 2007 draft, and again in 2013. Raptors general 24

June 15, 2018 1:06 AM NBA: Raptors officially name Nurse head coach

The Toronto Raptors announced the promotion of Nick Nurse to head coach on Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, though ESPN reported Wednesday that Nurse agreed to a three-year contract worth nearly $10 million. The 50-year-old had been an assistant for the Raptors since 2013. The Raptors introduced Nurse as their head coach at a news conference 34

June 3, 2018 12:45 AM Report: Kidd in Detroit to interview for Pistons job

The Detroit Pistons continued their search for head coach on Saturday by interviewing former Milwaukee Bucks coach and NBA great Jason Kidd, according to Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports. Kidd reportedly arrived in Detroit on Friday night. He was let go by the Bucks during the season. Including one season with the Brooklyn Nets, Kidd is 183-190 as an NBA head coach 24

June 1, 2018 2:17 AM NBA players’ union hires director of mental health

FILE – In this May 8, 2018, file photo, Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan speaks during an end of season NBA basketball press conference at the BioSteel Centre in Toronto. The National Basketball Players Association has hired its first director of mental health and wellness. Dr. William D. Parham will oversee the union’s new program designed to help members 18