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TORONTO - Raptors swingman Norm Powell was cleared to play Sunday against San Antonio while star forward Pascal Siakam and center Marc Gasol are close to returning.Coach Nick Nurse said the three core players - all injured during a Dec. 18 victory at ...
Jan 11, 2020
NBA
THE Toronto Raptors will be without Pascal Siakam, Marc Gasol and Norman Powell indefinitely after all three were injured at Detroit on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).The team announced the diagnoses Thursday. Siakam hurt his groin during an awkward landing late ...
Dec 20, 2019
NBA
DETROIT - Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol has left Wednesday night's game at Detroit (Thursday, Manila time) with a left hamstring strain.Gasol headed toward the locker room in the first quarter, and by the end of the period, the Raptors ...
Dec 19, 2019
NBA
TORONTO - One huge quarter from 3-point range helped the Toronto Raptors halt a rare home losing streak.Pascal Siakam scored 30 points, Marc Gasol set season highs with 17 points and 15 rebounds and the Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets, 110- ...
Dec 15, 2019
NBA
TORONTO - Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse expects he'll be experimenting with lineups a lot in the early part of the season.That's the challenge when you lose two starters from any team, let alone an NBA champion. ...
Oct 16, 2019
NBA
TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard has moved on and Danny Green is gone, but the Toronto Raptors still have an NBA title to defend.This season, a group led by All-Star guard Kyle Lowry, breakout talent Pascal Siakam and defensive standout Marc Gasol ...
Sep 29, 2019
MADRID - Spain's men's basketball team has been welcomed by the Spanish king and thousands of fans on the streets of Madrid after winning the World Cup title over the weekend.Players presented the trophy to Spanish King Felipe ...
Sep 17, 2019
BEIJING - Marc Gasol looked to the sky as confetti fell, some sticking to his massive shoulders, and then cradled and kissed the giant golden chalice that goes to the World Cup champions.He's getting good at hoisting trophies.Gasol got ...
Sep 15, 2019
BEIJING - Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Lamar Odom, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.Those are the only five players to win an NBA title and a gold medal in the same year, whether it was in FIBA or Olympic competition, with Pippen doing ...
Sep 14, 2019
SPAIN turned to Sergio Llull in the second overtime to turn back a tenacious Australia side, 95-88, on Friday night and reach the final of the 2019 Fiba World Cup at the Beijing Wukesong Sports Center.Llull hit the three-pointer ...
Sep 13, 2019
NBA
TORONTO - Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol accepted a one-year player option Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) for next season.The value is approximately $25.6 million, marking the final year of a five-year contract Gasol signed with the Memphis Grizzlies in ...
Jun 27, 2019
KAWHI Leonard can smile now. That "Larry O'B" he and his equally ballsy teammates have relentlessly worked for is probably seating atop a table in their after-party somewhere as you read this, perhaps even being passed around for those ...
Jun 14, 2019
OAKLAND, California - The Canadian flag, soaked in beer and champagne, was waved in the Toronto locker room. Pascal Siakam wore the flag of Cameroon around his shoulders. Marc Gasol was yelling some happy phrase in Spanish.Every team that wins an NBA ...
Jun 14, 2019
NBA
OAKLAND, California - The NBA says Toronto's Marc Gasol should have been given two free throws with 49 seconds left of Game Five of the NBA Finals in Toronto, a game that the Raptors lost to Golden State by one point. ...
Jun 12, 2019
NBA
TORONTO - Marc Gasol's highest-scoring game since joining the Toronto Raptors came at the perfect time - Game One of the NBA Finals.He scored 20 points, busting out of a slump in a variety of places: at the rim, from ...
Jun 2, 2019
NBA
TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).The Raptors overcame a 15- ...
May 26, 2019
NBA
TORONTO, Milwaukee and Philadelphia made their moves. Anthony Davis will have to wait until the summer for his.The New Orleans Pelicans held onto Davis but dealt Nikola Mirotic to the Bucks, one of the Eastern Conference contenders who fortified their teams ...
Feb 8, 2019
NBA
NEW YORK - Marc Gasol forgot his cellphone overnight on the Grizzlies' team bus over the weekend, giving himself some stress-free time in New York."I'm like, if I get traded then so be it," Gasol said.He and ...
Feb 4, 2019
NBA
NEW YORK - Marc Gasol was conducting his postgame interviews when his cellphone began buzzing with a call from his agent.Gasol declined to answer. If it was trade news, it could wait until after he was done talking basketball."I'm ...
Feb 4, 2019
NBA
NEW YORK - Mike Conley scored 25 points, Marc Gasol had 24 and Memphis beat New York, 96-84, on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) to snap a nine-game road losing streak.Conley added eight rebounds and seven assists after missing a game ...
Feb 4, 2019
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