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Toronto Raptors

Toronto Raptors Statistics Overview

The Toronto Raptors entered the NBA in 1995 and play their home games at the Air Canada Centre. Toronto is a member of the Eastern Conference and the Atlantic Division. The Raptors have never won the NBA Championship or the Eastern Conference title but won the Atlantic Division title in 2007 and 2014. The franchise has qualified for the playoffs on six occasions but has a disappointing overall record of 629-881. Their biggest rivals are the Boston Celtics.

Conference: Eastern
Division: Atlantic
Established: 1995
Arena: Air Canada Centre
NBA Championships: 0
Conference Titles: 0
Division Titles: 2 (2007, 2014)
Playoff Appearances: 6 (2000, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2014)
Overall Record: 629-881
Biggest Rivals: Boston Celtics
Head Coach: Dwane Casey
General Manager: Masai Ujiri
Legenday Players: Chris Bosh, Vince Carter, Morris Peterson

Last Four NBA Seasons

2013-14: 48-34
2012-13: 34-48
2011-12: 23-43
2010-11: 22-60

2014/2015 Toronto Raptors Betting Odds

To Win the NBA Championship: +6000
To Win the Eastern Conference: -

2013/2014 Betting Statistics

Against the spread: 48-38-3
Over vs Under: 49-40

Toronto Raptors Betting History

The Toronto Raptors had a successful 2013/2014 season, winning their first Divisional title since 2007, and close to 50 of their games. Because of this, they were a successful betting proposition - beating the spread in over fifty-five percent of their games. Toronto Raptors games were generally high scoring and betting on the Over option in the over/under points betting market was a good gambling play at fifty-five percent.

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2014/2015 Toronto Raptors Roster


NO.
Name
POS
Age
HT
WT
College
2014/2015 Salary
5
Bruno Caboclo
SF
18
6-9
205
-
$1,215,300
10
DeMar DeRozan
SG
24
6-7
216
USC
$9,500,000
2
Landry Fields
SF
26
6-7
215
Stanford
$8,500,000
50
Tyler Hansbrough
PF
28
6-9
250
North Carolina
$3,326,235
44
Chuck Hayes
C
31
6-6
250
Kentucky
$5,958,750
15
Amir Johnson
PF
27
6-9
210
-
$7,000,000
3
James Johnson
SF
27
6-9
248
Wake Forest
$2,500,000
7
Kyle Lowry
PG
28
6-0
205
Villanova
$12,000,000
54
Patrick Patterson
PF
25
6-9
235
Kentucky
$5,831,326
31
Terrence Ross
SG
23
6-6
195
Washington
$2,793,960
17
Jonas Valanciunas
C
22
7-0
240
-
$3,678,360
21
Greivis Vasquez
PG
27
6-6
211
Maryland
$6,400,000
23
Louis Williams
PG
27
6-1
175
-
$5,450,000

Homepage: http://www.nba.com/raptors/
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto_Raptors

2014/2015 Toronto Raptors Schedule

The Toronto Raptors will tip-off its 20th anniversary season in the National Basketball Association at Air Canada Centre on October 29 versus the Atlanta Hawks. Nine of the club's first 12 games will be at home followed by 14 of the next 22 on the road. After the All-Star break in mid-February, the Raptors will play 18 of their final 29 games on the road to finish the regular season. The schedule features four games against divisional foes with two home and two away. The Toronto Raptors are the only NBA team based outside of the United States and because of this Toronto Raptors tickets are very popular in Canada.

Toronto Raptors History

The Toronto Raptors entered the NBA in 1995 and are currently the only NBA team based in Canada. The Raptors struggled in their early years in the NBA but by 1999 had developed a strong youth roster led by Vince Carter. Carter led the Raptors to their maiden playoffs appearance in 2000 with the sides exciting brand of basketball making them one of the most popular teams in the NBA. The Raptors qualified for the playoffs the following two seasons but struggled to make an impact in the NBA playoffs. The Raptors regressed significantly in the next two seasons and Carter was traded away from the franchise. The franchise found another star player in Chris Bosh who was able to lead them to another two playoff appearances and their first ever Atlantic Division Title. Bosh left the Raptors before the start of the 2010/2011 NBA schedule and the franchise struggled, but they found their game again in 2013/2014, winning their division and making the playoffs. Toronto's downfall is raising excellent youth players who then move on to more "successful" NBA teams.

Toronto Raptors Star Player: DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan played college basketball at USC for one year before forgoing his final three years in a bid to enter the 2009 NBA Draft. He was selected ninth overall by the Toronto Raptors in the 2009 Draft. In the 2013-14 season, DeRozan had a breakout year averaging career-highs of 22.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 30% from beyond the arc, and finished fourth in total free-throws made and 7th in attempts in the NBA. He was also selected for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game as a reserve guard on the Eastern Conference side. DeRozan helped lead the Raptors to a playoff berth for the first time since 2008, however they lost to the Nets in the 1st round 3-4. DeRozan will be an important part of the Raptors 2014/2015 season.

Toronto Raptors Star From the Past: Vince Carter

Vince Carter was drafted with the fifth selection of the 1998 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors and was immediately traded to the Toronto Raptors. Carter became the first star in the history of the young franchise and won the 1999 NBA Rookie of the Year Award. The following season Carter led the Raptors to the playoffs for the first time and was selected as an NBA All-Star. Carter became a regular selection for the All-Star game and led the Raptors to the playoffs in three straight seasons. Carter was riddled by injuries during from 2002 to 2004 with the Raptors struggling without their star player. He was traded to the New Jersey Nets in 2004 and has since played for the Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks.

Toronto Raptors Head Coach: Dwane Casey

Dwane Casey began his NBA head coaching career at the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2005 after spending over a decade as an assistant coach with the Seattle Supersonics. The Timberwolves struggled under Casey's leadership and he was fired after just a year and a half in charge. He moved to the Dallas Mavericks as an assistant coach before being named head coach of the Toronto Raptors in 2011. Casey was given the task of overseeing a rebuilding of the young Raptors roster and in his third year with the team led them to a winning season which included a divisional title and playoff appearance.

Toronto Raptors Schedule - NBA 2014/15

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