A day after announcing the return of Paul George to the Philippines, James Harden is also returning to the country for the third time to join the biggest charity event on July 22 and 23 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Kyle Lowry, who helped Toronto reach the postseason for the first time in a half dozen years, and the Raptors have agreed to a four-year contract extension.
By Mark Giongco
More NBA stars are to fly in for the “Gilas Last Home Stand” set on July 22-23 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, as announced by business tycoon Manny V. Pangilinan Tuesday morning.
Joe Johnson scored 29 points, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett brought a charge to their first playoff game in Brooklyn, and the Nets held off the Toronto Raptors 102-98 on Friday night for a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.
Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook left Friday’s game against Toronto in the third quarter after appearing to injure his right knee.
Kyle Lowry scored 22 points and passed off a game-high nine assists Sunday to spark the Toronto Raptors to a 104-98 NBA upset of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Rudy Gay scored a season-high 32 points, DeMar DeRozan had 18 and the Toronto Raptors beat New York 100-98 on Friday night, handing the slumping Knicks their season-worst fourth straight loss.
The thing Alan Anderson likes most about the Toronto Raptors’ recent run of success is the way efficient ball movement has spread the offense around.
DeMarcus Cousins scored a season-high 31 points and matched his career high with 20 rebounds, John Salmons scored eight of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Sacramento Kings beat the Toronto Raptors 105-96 on Friday night.
Andrew Bynum had 29 points and 13 rebounds in his season debut following a four-game suspension that carried over from the playoffs as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets, 92-89, Saturday.