RAPTORS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RAPTORS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NBA playoffs: DeRozan, Raptors pull even with Nets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57851752-77/toronto-derozan-brooklyn-0-0.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57851752-77/toronto-derozan-brooklyn-0-0.html.csp">NBA playoffs: DeRozan, Raptors pull even with Nets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ian harrison</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T23:22:23.023-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • DeMar DeRozan put his playoff jitters aside and turned in an All-Star performance for the Toronto Raptors. DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 14 rebounds and the Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-95 on Tuesday night, evening their first-round playoff series at one game apiece. A first-time All-Star this season, DeRozan struggled in his postseason debut on Saturday. He went 3 for 13 from the field and scored 14 points in Toronto’s 94-87 loss. On Tuesday, DeRo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57851752@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:22:23 MDT NBA playoffs: Deron Williams leads Nets over Raptors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57840729-77/raptors-points-game-nets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57840729-77/raptors-points-game-nets.html.csp">NBA playoffs: Deron Williams leads Nets over Raptors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ian Harrison</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T16:58:19.348-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • The Brooklyn Nets made a case for the important of playoff experience in their opening victory over the Toronto Raptors. Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each had 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Nets beat the Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their first round series. Playing in his 137th career postseason game, Pierce connected on four of his five shot attempts in the fourth as the Nets kept the Raptors at bay. “You just get that feelin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578407292014-04-22T16:58:19.348-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T16:58:19.348-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57840729@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:58:19 MDT NBA: Dwane Casey has surprising Raptors on a roll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57659970-77/casey-james-raptors-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57659970-77/casey-james-raptors-coach.html.csp">NBA: Dwane Casey has surprising Raptors on a roll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T23:25:27.85-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Masai Ujiri left the Denver Nuggets to take over basketball operations for the Toronto Raptors, many saw coach Dwane Casey’s departure at the end of the season as a done deal. Then Casey took a team that appeared to be rebuilding and steered it up the Eastern Conference ladder. He’s helped the Raptors navigate a major midseason trade while presiding over DeMar DeRozan’s development from a one-dimensional offensive threat into a multifaceted centerpiece. Casey is also establishing the defens...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576599702014-03-10T23:25:27.85-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T23:25:27.85-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57659970@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:25:27 MDT