Toronto Raptors

BROOKLYN,NY - APRIL 3: Deron Williams #8 of the Brooklyn Nets goes up for the layup against the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center on April 3, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez, Williams Lead Nets Past Raptors 114-109, Brooklyn Wins Season-High 6th Straight

Deron Williams scored a season-high 31 points, Thaddeus Young made the tiebreaking basket with 22 seconds left, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 114-109 on Friday night.

04/03/2015

Lance Thomas #41 of the New York Knicks handles the ball against the Toronto Raptors on February 28, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Win 2nd Straight, Hand Raptors 5th Consecutive Loss

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Langston Galloway made a clinching 3-pointer and the New York Knicks ended a sad Saturday for the franchise with a 103-98 victory over Toronto, the Raptors’ season-high fifth straight loss.

02/28/2015

Lionel Hollins and Deron Williams (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Turning Corner, But Danger Lurks Around The Bend

Even Lionel Hollins admitted that Wednesday’s win in Toronto meant a little more considering the venue. Unfortunately, all of this recent good work can be undone in a weekend.

02/05/2015

TORONTO, ON - FEBRUARY 4: Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against the Toronto Raptors on February 4, 2015 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jack Scores 24 As Nets Feast On Raptors 109-93

Jarrett Jack scored 24 points, Alan Anderson had 22 and the Brooklyn Nets beat Toronto 109-93 on Wednesday night to hand the Raptors their first loss in 10 games against division opponents this season.

02/05/2015

Samuel Dalembert (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Knicks’ Dalembert Fined $15,000 For Elbowing Valanciunas

Samuel Dalembert told the New York Post that “if I really wanted to hit him, he wouldn’t be playing right now.”

12/23/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - DECEMBER 17:  Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots a free throw against the Toronto Raptors during the game on December 17, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Raptors Ride Big 4th Quarter To 105-89 Win Over Nets

Kyle Lowry had 20 points and 12 assists, Jonas Valanciunas added 16 points and 10 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors used a big fourth quarter to beat the Brooklyn Nets 105-89 Wednesday night.

12/18/2014

A snowplow prepares the field in Buffalo (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images); a young Toronto Maple Leafs fan looks stunned following a 9-2 defeat (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

4 Sports Cities That Have It Worse Than NYC

Think you have it rough? Here are four locales whose fans would surely trade places in a heartbeat.

11/20/2014

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13: Louis Williams #23 of the Toronto Raptors shoots against J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks in the first half at Madison Square Garden on October 13, 2014 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Raptors Top Knicks 81-76 As Lou Williams Scores 21

Lou Williams scored 21 points and the Toronto Raptors beat New York 81-76 on Monday night in the Knicks’ preseason home opener.

10/14/2014

Center court at Barclays Center (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Less Hype Doesn’t Mean Worse Viewing For Nets Fans

You should ignore all the pundits’ predictions of a down year. There’s plenty of good basketball for Nets fans to look forward to — even if most of the country won’t see it.

08/14/2014

Drake and Kevin Durant at the 2013 NBA All-Star Game (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Drake’s Comments About Durant At Show Cost Raptors $25K

It just so happens that Drake holds the position of global ambassador for the Raptors. And being that Durant is currently under contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, the organization is reportedly in some trouble.

08/11/2014

Paul Pierce of the Brooklyn Nets celebrates after beating the Toronto Raptors in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on May 4, 2014. (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

We The Nets! Pierce Stuffs Toronto, Leads Brooklyn To Next Round

We the North? Sorry, Toronto. After a nail-biting triumph, Brooklyn is moving on to Miami. “We’re still trying to earn our respect as a team, as a franchise,” Nets forward Paul Pierce said.

05/05/2014

Paul Pierce of the Brooklyn Nets plays against Jonad Valanciunas of the Toronto Raptors in Game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference quarterfinals in Toronto on May 4, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Nets Survive To See Another Round

Paul Pierce blocked Kyle Lowry’s shot from the lane on the final play of the game, and the Brooklyn Nets held off the Toronto Raptors 104-103 in Game 7 on Sunday to advance to the second round of the playoffs.

05/04/2014

Andray Blatche #0 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against the Toronto Raptors during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Barclays Center on May 2, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Blatche, Nets Confident Before Game 7 Against Raptors

Riding high after a big win in Game 6, Andray Blatche cooked up controversy by guaranteeing the Nets will win their first-round series with a Game 7 victory in Toronto on Sunday.

05/04/2014

Mirza Teletovic #33 of the Brooklyn Nets goes up for the shot against the Toronto Raptors during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Barclays Center on May 2, 2014 .(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Beat Raptors 97-83 To Force Game 7

Deron Williams scored 23 points, shaking off a second-half injury, and the Brooklyn Nets forced a seventh game in their first-round series by beating the Toronto Raptors 97-83 on Friday night.

05/02/2014

Deron Williams chases after an errant pass in the final seconds of Game 5. The Raptors defeated the Nets 115-113 to take a 3-2 series lead. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Passive D-Will Has Nets On Brink Of Elimination

The general lack of aggression. The poor decision-making. The failure to produce in the clutch. Not exactly what the Nets bargained for, huh?

05/01/2014

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