Utah and Toronto meet in cross-conference matchup

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 31, 2023 2:04 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Raptors (23-29, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (26-26, 10th in the Western Conference) Salt Lake City; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Lauri Markkanen and the Utah Jazz host Pascal Siakam and … Read more

NBA trade deadline: What Shams is hearing about the Raptors and trade talks around the league

The NBA trade market has officially heated up with next week’s Feb. 9 deadline upon the league, and conversations among team executives are expected to become more serious as the next few days unfold. Across the NBA, it’s no secret the Toronto Raptors are viewed as a swing team in this year’s trade market. Raptors … Read more

Leroux: Myles Turner’s unusual deal could be a win-win for him and Pacers

Myles Turner and the Indiana Pacers have agreed to a renegotiation-and-extension that adds two new seasons and nearly $60 million to his contract. Since the renegotiation-and-extension occurs rarely in the NBA (the last one was Robert Covington and the 76ers in November 2017) and Turner’s name has loomed large in trade deadline discussions, it’s worth … Read more

London Lions sweep WBBL and BBL Cup Finals against Leicester Riders for first trophies of season | Basketball News

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Double victory for both the men’s and women’s London Lions teams in the British Basketball League in the final! Double victory for both the men’s and women’s London Lions teams in the British Basketball League in the final! The London Lions beat the Leicester Riders … Read more

Lakers issues with officiating come to a head after crucial no-call in Boston: ‘We got cheated’

BOSTON — LeBron James sat in front of his locker with his knees wrapped in ice, staring blankly ahead, searching for an answer to a problem that has plagued him for weeks, if not the entire season. “I don’t understand,” James kept repeating to himself after the Los Angeles Lakers’ 125-121 overtime loss to the … Read more

LeBron James is left furious after referees fail to call foul in Boston Celtics OT loss

‘I don’t see it happening to anybody else. It’s weird’: LeBron James is left FURIOUS after referees fail to call Jayson Tatum swiping his arm on layup that could’ve given LA Lakers win… as officials admit they missed foul AFTER Boston Celtics OT victory By Kate Mcgreavy For Dailymail.Com Published: 01:09 EST, 29 January 2023 … Read more

Kyrie Irving, D’Angelo Russell, Rui Hachimura, Cam Reddish

Greg Fiume-Getty Images Following the Lakers’ acquisition of Rui Hachimura, rival executives were immediately assessing what the move means looking ahead towards the trade deadline and free agency. After giving up three second-round picks, the Lakers are expected to retain Rui Hachimura – who’s eligible for a $7.7 million qualifying offer and restricted free agency. … Read more

Raptors vs. Trail Blazers picks and odds: Fade Toronto on back-to-back

The Toronto Raptors continue their west-coast road trip tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers. The pregame narrative: Toronto plays its second game in as many nights after losing to the Golden State Warriors 129-117 yesterday. We’re going to capitalize on Portland’s rest advantage by backing the Trail Blazers in a couple of ways. Here are … Read more

Portland hosts Toronto after Lillard’s 60-point game

Toronto Raptors (22-28, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (23-25, 12th in the Western Conference) Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Trail Blazers -4.5 BOTTOM LINE: Portland faces the Toronto Raptors after Damian Lillard scored 60 points in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 134-124 win over the Utah Jazz. … Read more

Golden State faces Toronto on 4-game home skid

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 26, 2023 2:04 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Raptors (22-27, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (23-24, eighth in the Western Conference) San Francisco; Friday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Golden State hosts Toronto looking to end its four-game home … Read more