Somebody Comfort Drake: The Toronto Raptors Mascot Tore His Achilles Doing A Backflip


The Toronto Raptors mascot tore his Achilles doing a backflip at a promotional event and will be out for the reason. Somewhere, Drake needs a hug.


Drake Hired By Toronto Raptors For Big Time Team Makeover, Promote Upcoming All-Star Game

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On the one hand, we have the Toronto Raptors, a franchise that has been fading progressively into irrelevancy since Vince Carter forced his way out town almost a decade ago.


The DeMar DeRozan Birthday Cake Says Everything You Could Possibly Say About DeMar DeRozan

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I can't in good conscience call Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan's birthday cake the worst athlete birthday cake ever -- that designation goes to <a href="http://blacksportsonline.com/home/2011/07/pics-bills-stevie-johnson-serenas-booty-birthday-cake-literally-it-is-an-ass/" target="_blank">Stevie Johnson's ass cake</a> forever and always -- but good God, is it marvelously awful.

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The Toronto Star Let Readers Redesign The Raptors Uniforms

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If I've learned one thing from watching pro wrestling, it's that you should never let fans make decisions about the things they're fans of.


Wednesday Dunk Battle: Westbrook Vs. James Vs. Griffin Vs. Ross

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After a brief hiatus to deal with objective weekly winners like <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/03/deandre-jordan-may-have-killed-brandon-knight" target="_blank">DeAndre Jordan's dunk on Brandon Knight</a>, <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/03/lebron-james-dunk-on-jason-terry-video" target="_blank">LeBron's ridiculous circus posterization of Jason Terry</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/04/doug-anderson-wins-all-the-dunk-contests" target="_blank">Doug Anderson's destruction of the space-time continuum</a>, the Wednesday Dunk Battle is back.


Buzzer Beater Gone Wrong


Landry Fields attempts a full-court buzzer beater that hits nothing but face.


Kobe Bryant Clutch Again Against Toronto Raptors, Lakers Win 118-116

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Kobe Bryant has broken the collective hearts of many an opposing team in his career, but he seems to have a special penchant for sticking it to the Raptors.


With Leather’s Watch This: At Least The Toronto Raptors Have Rachel McAdams

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At 23-34, the Toronto Raptors aren’t having a great season, by any means, but they’re still only 4.


Toronto Doesn’t F*ck With Wale Like That

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The NBA and Hip-Hop <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/02/lil-wayne-not-banned-nba" target="_blank">have intertwined tremendously</a> the past 72 hours, huh.


2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: A Lot Of Missed Opportunities

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Last night's Slam Dunk contest pained people to watch.


Timofey Mozgov Gets Mozgov’ed By DeMar DeRozan

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Look, the "Mozgov gets Mozgov'd" narrative has already been beaten into the ground, but you've got to admit, it works so well.


The Rudy Gay Era Is Off To A Flying Start In Toronto

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You’ll have to excuse Raptors fans’ inclination to reserve judgement on <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/01/memphis-grizzles-trade-rudy-gay">the Rudy Gay trade</a>, at least until we’ve spent the next several years making sure Ed Davis doesn’t become another in a long line of ones that got away.


Memphis Grizzlies Trade Rudy Gay To Toronto

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After what seems like years of speculation, the Memphis Grizzlies <a href="http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/8898673/sources-memphis-grizzlies-agree-principle-trade-rudy-gay-toronto-raptors" target="_blank">finally shipped swingman Rudy Gay</a> out of town in a two team swap with Toronto.


Kyrie Irving Shoots The Raptors Back To Reality With Buzzer-Beater

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You would think Cleveland of all places could sympathize with the Toronto sports landscape, but on Saturday night, the Cavaliers decided to turn the latest incarnation of the Bottom Feeders Cup into another painful memory for T.


Raptors DeMar DeRozan Nails Game-Winner In Orlando

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A night after blowing a 15-point lead and eventually losing in overtime to Miami, Toronto's Thursday night date with Orlando appeared as if deja vu had made itself comfortable once again.

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