When they did play him tight and avoid the pull-up three, stuff like this happened:This was the type of Lowry game which you want to bottle and unleash in Game 6 of the playoffs.We’ll finish off with some Norm Powell and Matt Thomas talk. Really good. The Raptors reported VanVleet left …

The second run came towards the end of the third quarter, as Nurse got his starters out of the game and handed the keys to a 905-led lineup. The need, then, to make this about more than basketball has been there from the start.You can tell this simply from the players’ interactions with media: the repeated assertion to talk about racial and social injustices, the obvious desire to be part of a national (and international) protest of the gross and unfair.And although basketball is just a piece of this bigger picture the NBA family wants you to see, it is a piece all the same. "The Raptors' first seven shots Sunday were three-pointers, and they hit just two of them as Portland led for most of a first quarter that ended in a 25-25 tie.Ibaka hit a three late in the second quarter to give the Raptors a one-point lead, but they trailed 54-49 at halftime.Patrick McCaw sat out the game with an undisclosed injury.A variety of newsletters you'll love, delivered straight to you.To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). The Portland Trail Blazers matchup with the Toronto Raptors in the second scrimmage game in the NBA bubble in Orlando on Sunday. In the end, the depth from Toronto won the day, as a 905-led lineup created separation in the third and helped seal a 110-104 victory.The Raptors finish their scrimmage schedule on Tuesday as they take on Phoenix. "There was a lot of talking, I know that much," Nurse said with a laugh. Yes, Serge Ibaka nearly got in a tussle. Here we look at the match preview, team news and where you can watch the game. Overall, the Raptors were sound enough in the paint to hold a rebounding advantage of 54-50 which alongside hitting 14-44 (39%) from three made up for the 39% shooting. View photos for PHOTOS » Trail Blazers face Raptors in second scrimmage


Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard will be given today’s scrimmage off against the Toronto Raptors, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Portland was conceding the three and the Raptors looked at ease taking them – from Siakam to Ibaka, Raptors bigs are able to hit from deep well enough that it can open up slashing spaces for others, as it did throughout this game.Staying on the bigs topic, the more you see Pascal at the point the more you like it. Excited about it, and happy to help the team.

. Despite 21 points from CJ McCollum and a double-double from Jusuf Nurkić, the Portland Trail Blazers fell 110-104 to the Toronto Raptors Sunday afternoon at the VISA Athletic Center on the ESPN Wild World of Sports campus on the grounds of the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.The Trail Blazers have now lost the first two scrimmages in a three-scrimmage schedule leading up to the …

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