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Raptors record comeback of the decade against Mavs

The Toronto Raptors erased a 30-point deficit on Sunday to beat Dallas Mavericks 110-107.

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The Toronto Raptors erased a 30-point deficit on Sunday to beat Dallas Mavericks 110-107.

The Raptors are the first NBA team this decade to come back from 30 points down to win a game. This also set the franchise record for largest comeback in team history.

Here is a list of the largest comebacks in Raptors history:

Kyle Lowry led Raptors scorers with 32 points, he also added 10 assists. That was his first 30+ point game since November 2, when he scored 36 points in a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Chris Boucher scored an NBA career-high 21 points, he added seven rebounds. Rondae-Hollis Jefferson had 18 points and nine boards.

Former Villanova player Jalen Brunson led Dallas scorers with 21 points and also had nine assists. Kristaps Porzingis recorded a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds.

Canadian Dwight Powell had 17 points and nine boards. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points and Dorian Finney-Smith had 14. Former Raptor Delon Wright scored five points.

Here are some Raptors highlights of the night:

Lowry scored 20 of his 32 points in the 4th quarter. He was named the Eastern Conference player of the week on Monday.

The Raptors take on the Indiana Pacers on Monday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


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Davis scores career-high in Raptors win over Bulls

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Chicago Bulls 129-102 on Sunday.

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The Toronto Raptors defeated the Chicago Bulls 129-102 on Sunday.

Toronto shot 56 per cent from the field. Terence Davis recorded a career-high 31 points. He shot 12-15 from the field, including six three-pointers.

Pascal Siakam scored 17 points and had nine rebounds. Serge Ibaka had 16 points, six boards and three blocks.

Chris Boucher had 15 points off the bench, Kyle Lowry had 14 points and six assists. Fred VanVleet scored 14 and had eight dimes.

Thaddeus Young led Chicago scorers with 21 points. Zach LaVine was limited to 18 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.

Sophomore Chandler Hutchinson scored 17 points. Ryan Arcidiacono and Coby White scored 12 points apiece.

Here are some Raptors highlights of the night:

Head coach Nick Nurse was named Eastern Conference coach of the month on Monday.

The Raptors host the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday at Scotiabank Arena.

Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.


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Raptors defeat Cleveland to win 9th straight game

The Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-109 on Thursday.

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The Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-109 on Thursday.

Kyle Lowry was named an all-star reserve prior to the game, he will participate in the game for a sixth straight time.

Lowry scored 23 points, and had five assists and five rebounds on Thursday. Marc Gasol dealt with a hamstring injury, Serge Ibaka replaced him in the starting five and led Toronto scorers with 26 points.

Pascal Siakam had 19 points and four steals. Norman Powell scored 16 points in 26 minutes of action. Chris Boucher scored 10 points. Fred VanVleet had eight points and 12 assists.

Kevin Love and Collin Sexton scored 23 points apiece for the Cavaliers. Darius Garland had 16 points and eight assists.

Larry Nance Jr. scored 13 points and grabbed 9 boards, while Kevin Porter Jr. also scored 13 points. Brampton native Tristan Thompson had two points and 12 rebounds.

Here are some Raptors highlights of the night:

Toronto ends their back-to-back with a game against the Detroit Pistons on Friday at Little Caesars Arena.

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


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Raptors hold on for victory in Atlanta

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Atlanta Hawks 122-117 on Tuesday.

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The Toronto Raptors defeated the Atlanta Hawks 122-117 on Tuesday.

A number of NBA teams played afternoon games on Martin Luther King Jr. Day All teams wore special warm-up tops to commemorate the civil rights icon.

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Norman Powell led Raptors scorers with 27 points in 25 minutes of action off the bench. Fred VanVleet scored 20.

Pascal Siakam had 18 points and six rebounds. Marc Gasol had 14 points. Terence Davis scored 12 points. Kyle Lowry had 10 points and seven assists.

Trae Young recorded a double-double, he scored 42 points and had 15 assists. John Collins also recorded a double-double with 17 points and 11 boards.

De’Andre Hunter and Cam Reddish scored 13 points apiece. Bruno Fernando scored 12 points.

Here are some Raptors highlights against the Hawks (which includes a number of three-pointers):

The Raptors host Atlantic division rival Philadelphia 76ers at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday.

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


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