Doug Smith Sports Reporter
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Doug Smith has been covering the Toronto Raptors since their inception in 1995.

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  • Toronto Raptors
  • NBA Basketball
  • Baseball (Minors)
  • Summer Olympics

1121 Articles
about 22 hours ago
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Opinion | Raptors Insider: Players-only meetings are overblown; Fred VanVleet ‘not losing my mind...

As one guy put it this week: ‘We sucked, just wanted to let everyone know we’re gonna be fine.’

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1 day ago
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Raptors overmatch weakened Lakers

Fred VanVleet puts up 25 points at Scotiabank Arena, where fans didn’t get to see LeBron James and Anthony Davis in L...

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3 days ago
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Raptors will try to solve the LeBron James-Anthony Davis puzzle with Lakers coming to town

With Davis playing out of his mind and James chasing NBA history, there will be a buzz when the Lakers play their onl...

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4 days ago
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Raptors get reality check from Celtics in ‘measurement game’

East heavyweight Boston made Toronto pay for small mistakes at Scotiabank Arena on Monday night.

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5 days ago
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Pascal Siakam’s rise to No. 5 on the Raptors scoring list took off on a hot night in Oakland

Teammate Fred VanVleet says a 2017 road game against the Warriors was a watershed moment: “That was the day we knew t...

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6 days ago
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Raptors ride early wave to victory over Magic

After desultory losses in New Orleans and Brooklyn, the Raptors took care of their business at Scotiabank Arena on Sa...

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6 days ago
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Analysis | Fred VanVleet sees daylight after Raptors crash on the road

With the Magic in town after the Raptors were overmatched in Brooklyn and New Orleans, VanVleet says, “You can find e...

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7 days ago
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Every night’s a challenge for the Raptors, and some more than others

“We can’t take nights off and when we do, it shows,” Siakam says.

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7 days ago
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Raptors put up another first-quarter stinker in loss to Nets

Brooklyn scores 41 points in opening period, one more than the Raptors allowed in New Orleans.

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8 days ago
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Opinion | Raptors Insider: Scottie Barnes was sent a message this week. His response against Peli...

Going 1-for-7 is unacceptable, the five assists were nice but the lack of engagement Wednesday was obvious. Barnes ha...

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8 days ago
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Raptors defence goes missing during ugly start in New Orleans

Pelicans pup 40 points in first quarter, 74 in first half.

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9 days ago
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Raptors guard Fred VanVleet sees himself in Pelicans’ counterpart Jose Alvarado

Alvarado was an undersized, relatively unknown point guard out of college, getting by on guile and steadfast self-con...

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