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Raptors' Kyle Lowry getting more out of handling the ball less

WASHINGTON — Kyle Lowry knew change was coming in the way the Toronto Raptors fundamentally approached the game of basketball well before he re-signed with the team last summer. 820 weitere Wörter

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Raptors fully aware beating Wizards in Washington will be no easy task

In a season that has largely been about exorcising demons — playing as a team, becoming three-point gunners, winning Game 1 in the playoffs, etc. — other ghosts from the past will revisit the Raptors when they step on the court in Washington. 884 weitere Wörter

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Raptors' VanVleet knows two-day break will be huge for his recovery

About the only negative for the home side in Tuesday’s 130-119 win over Washington was the fact that sixth man Fred VanVleet didn’t look right in his brief return to action. 998 weitere Wörter

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Woz Blog: Raptors loose and happy heading to Washington — and why wouldn't they be?

The Toronto Raptors are having a lot of fun these days. Can you blame them?

While past teams have been tense and extremely tight as the pressure mounted in the post-season, these guys are having a blast. 545 weitere Wörter

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Wizards showed lack of pride in easy Raptors win

“I don’t feel like there’s no desperation, sense of urgency, anything,” said John Wall hours before Game 2 of the Raptors-Wizards series tipped off at the ACC. 945 weitere Wörter

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Wizards confident ahead of Game 2 after shooting themselves in foot against Raptors

Down a game to the Toronto Raptors in this first-round playoff series, the Washington Wizards remain extremely confident.

And why not?

They know a victory on Tuesday would not only give them back home-court advantage, but also surely plant some seeds of doubt in the Raptors, who have never known what it’s like to feel comfortable in the post-season. 858 weitere Wörter

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Woz Blog: Boxscore didn't tell tale of Lowry's dominant Game 1 for Raptors

Kyle Lowry’s statistical contributions in Saturday’s Raptors-Wizards playoff opener sure didn’t look that great. Lowry had five turnovers, committed five turnovers, missed 3-of-4 three-point attempts, only hauled in three rebounds and scored 11 points in just shy of 38 minutes of action. 555 weitere Wörter

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