Defending champion Raptors experimenting after departures
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse expects he'll be experimenting with lineups a lot in the early part of the season.
That's the challenge when you lose two starters from...
Agent: Raptors, Lowry agree on $31 million extension
Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors have agreed on a $31 million, one-year extension that could keep him with the NBA champions through the 2020-21 season.
Lowry (thumb) withdraws from USA Basketball’s World Cup team
Kyle Lowry of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors has withdrawn from the pool of candidates USA Basketball is considering to take to the FIBA World Cup later this month.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Dwane Casey had nothing but positive things to say about the fact that his former team just won the NBA title.
Casey coached the Toronto Raptors for seven seasons...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night's Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local):
The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time.
Raptors say they’re simply staying in the moment
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — There was a predictable sting that pained the Toronto Raptors after Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Warriors play final game at Oracle trying to force Game 7
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry offered a long list of things motivating the Golden State Warriors to extend their season once more and keep alive the chase for a third straight...
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Monday night's Game 5 of the NBA Finals (all times local):
Kyle Lowry's 3-pointer at the buzzer was well off, and the Golden State Warriors...
Not done yet: Warriors, Raptors prepare for Game 5
TORONTO (AP) — The word of the day Sunday that best summed up the NBA Finals was "yet."
As in, Golden State isn't ready to give up its throne — yet.
Leonard, Raptors move within victory of first championship
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard's hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada.
Leonard outdueled the Splash Brothers for 36 points and 12...
Column: Equal treatment means more than just a suspension
Mark Stevens will have to watch on TV when the arena he and his fellow investors are building in San Francisco opens next season with what they hope will be another championship ring ceremony for...
Metallica, Fantasia talk anthems at NBA Finals
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kirk Hammett of Metallica says with all he's accomplished in his career, playing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the NBA Finals between Toronto and Golden State is still a...
Warriors’ investor banned for 1 year, fined $500,000 by NBA
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto guard Kyle Lowry wanted the Golden State Warriors' executive who shoved him during an NBA Finals game ousted from the league.
Warriors’ Klay Thompson set to return for NBA Finals Game 4
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Everyone knows about Klay Thompson's ability to get dangerously hot in a hurry on offense.
His stingy defense might just be the thing that matters most when he returns...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the incident in which Toronto guard Kyle Lowry was shoved by a courtside Warriors fan (all times local):
Raptors hit big shots, beat Warriors for 2-1 NBA Finals lead
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For every amazing shot in a career night by Stephen Curry on his home court, Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry and Danny Green kept finding dazzling answers of their own.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Wednesday's Game 3 of the NBA Finals (all times local):
Toronto fended off a playoff-career-high 47 points from Stephen Curry, and beat...
Analysis: Kyle Lowry waited a long time for the NBA Finals
TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry had never been to an NBA Finals game.
This was the deal he made with himself: He wasn't going to see the NBA's biggest stage until he earned the right to be there...
Matchups for the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Raptors
The position matchup breakdown for the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors:
Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals
TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry stole the ball and pushed it ahead, then waited for Kawhi Leonard to arrive before feeding his All-Star teammate for a thunderous one-handed slam over Giannis...
Raptors, Bucks tied 2-2 heading to game 5
Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)
Milwaukee, Toronto face off with series tied 2-2
Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)
Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals
TORONTO (AP) — With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks.
Bucks lead East finals 2-0, and now series shifts to Toronto
Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry have more than held their own against Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton so far in these Eastern Conference finals.
Not every NBA player will put body on line to take a charge
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto guard Kyle Lowry squarely planted his feet and braced for contact with Milwaukee Bucks athletic big man Giannis Antetokounmpo barreling down on him.
Double trouble: Pair of Game 7s await to end Round 2
Kyle Lowry was talking in Toronto on Saturday, discussing any number of topics, offering eloquent answers to every question that came his way. His last sentence was all that really needed to be...
Raptors, Nuggets win to even NBA playoff series at 2-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Sunday and even the Eastern...
Leonard scores 39, Raptors beat 76ers 101-96 to tie series
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kawhi Leonard got some help from his teammates to stay close and then finished it off himself.
Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons has been fined $20,000 and assessed a Flagrant Foul 1 for elbowing Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry in the groin in Game 3 of the Eastern...
Leonard has been brilliant, but Raptors know they must help
Toronto gave Kawhi Leonard plenty of help in the regular season.
The Raptors need to start doing that in the postseason — or else.
Leonard is a free-agent-in-waiting, someone who will...
Toronto begins playoff series against Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)
For Raptors, guard Kyle Lowry might be as valuable as ever
The biggest play Kyle Lowry made in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs might have been overlooked.
Game 3 in Orlando, time winding down, Toronto clinging to a three-point...
With defense clicking, Raptors focused on deep playoff run
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have reason to believe this is the year their playoff run doesn't end in failure and frustration.
Just ask the Orlando Magic, who have seen firsthand how...
Leonard has 27 as Raptors rout Magic 115-96, clinch series
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors turned in another dominant defensive effort, extending their playoff winning streak to a team-record four and clinching a berth in the second round.
Siakam has 30 points, Raptors top Magic 98-93 for 2-1 lead
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors think Pascal Siakam should be selected the NBA's Most Improved Player.
Leonard, Raptors rout Magic; Murray rallies Nuggets
TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 37 points, Kyle Lowry bounced back from a scoreless playoff opener with 22 and the Toronto Raptors routed the Orlando Magic 111-82 on Tuesday night, evening...
Leonard scores 37, Lowry has 22 as Raptors rout Magic 111-82
TORONTO (AP) — Kept off the scoreboard in a Game 1 defeat, Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry was "at his finest" in Game 2, at least in the eyes of coach Nick Nurse.
Miami takes on Toronto, seeks to stop 3-game skid
Miami Heat (38-41, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (56-24, second in the Eastern Conference)
Leonard and the Raptors host the Magic
Orlando Magic (38-39, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (54-23, second in the Eastern Conference)
Raptors to be without injured G Kyle Lowry for Thunder
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors say all-star guard Kyle Lowry will miss a second straight game with a sprained right ankle when the Oklahoma City Thunder visit Soctiabank Arena on Friday...
Siakam has 33 and 13 as Raptors hold off Thunder in OT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Forced to play overtime after blowing a 20-point second-half lead, the Toronto Raptors found their groove again in the extra period.