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Raptors launch branded hijabs in fan outreach

The Toronto Raptors say they are the first NBA team to offer an athletic hijab for Muslim women after unveiling the team-branded apparel Friday.

Gasol 'doesn't feel bad' about Team USA missing players (1:05)
Which NBA players will have the biggest reunions in 2019? (1:35)
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Raptors' Lowry (thumb) pulls out of World Cup

Kyle Lowry of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors says his surgically repaired thumb has not recovered sufficiently enough to allow him to participate with USA Basketball in camp for the FIBA World Cup, and he is withdrawing from consideration for the team.

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Kyle Lowry withdraws from USA Basketball World Cup team.

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35dRoyce Young

NBA releases schedule: Kawhi in Toronto Dec. 11

The 2019-20 NBA schedule was unveiled Monday and Kawhi Leonard will make his return to Toronto on Dec. 11 as the LA Clippers visit the defending champion Raptors.

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NBA schedule sees record number of prime-time games for Europe

The 2019-20 NBA schedule was unveiled Monday, featuring a record 48 games starting at prime time for Europe (afternoon start times in North America, prime time for European time zones), and the first-ever slate of Saturday prime-time games for Europe.


The Hoop Collective: Rich Paul Rule, Team USA, 'Melo

Brian Windhorst, Kevin Arnovitz and Royce Young open the show by breaking down the "Rich Paul Rule" and what it really means. Then, the guys discuss Team USA's roster, Gregg Popovich's coaching plans and how the Celtics players in camp are using this as a chance to build team chemistry (8:52). Plus, they talk about Kyle Lowry's important role on the team (25:10) and Carmelo Anthony's fallout with the Thunder (34:11).

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42dOhm Youngmisuk

Lowry 'happy' for Kawhi, hopes to stay in Toronto

Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry said he told Kawhi Leonard, "I'm happy for you," when the reigning Finals MVP reached out to say he was leaving Toronto to join the Clippers.

Lowry says he's happy for Kawhi (0:49)
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Sources: Clips vs. Lakers tops Christmas games

The Clippers and Lakers will play at Staples Center on Dec. 25, sources told ESPN. Other Christmas Day games include Bucks at 76ers and Celtics at Raptors, sources said.

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Christmas Day games set for 2019-2020 NBA season include Clippers-Lakers, Pelicans at Nuggets, Celtics at Raptors, Bucks at 76ers (Malika Andrews) and Rockets at Warriors (Tim MacMahon).

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Lin fears that NBA has 'kind of given up on me'

Free-agent point guard Jeremy Lin says being on the open market is tough and that he feels like "in some ways the NBA's kind of given up on me."

Golic Jr.: Kawhi has a 'bleak outlook' in Nike lawsuit battle (1:11)
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Source: Raptors' Lowry has surgery on thumb

Guard Kyle Lowry hopes to be ready for USA Basketball training camp and the FIBA World Cup later in the summer after undergoing surgery on his left thumb, a source told ESPN.

Hollins: No way you can't call Kawhi a great leader (1:07)
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64dMarc J. Spears

Source: Lakers to hire Raptors assistant Handy

The Lakers have agreed to hire former Raptors assistant coach Phil Handy as a front-of-the-bench assistant under new coach Frank Vogel, a source told ESPN's The Undefeated.

Wigginton fools Thybulle, hits jumper while getting hit (0:29)

Team Stats

Points Per Game114.48th
Rebounds Per Game45.217th
Assists Per Game25.413th
Points Allowed108.422nd

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