Tim Leiweke wants to re-brand the Toronto Raptors as Canada's team -- prompting the question whether a name change is on the table. You tell us: what should Toronto's NBA team be called?
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The team ran a mail-in contest in the Toronto Star, then rounded up some of the best suggestions for a final round of telephone voting. The final names included Dragons, Beavers, Bobcats ...
On May 15, the team's new moniker, the Toronto Raptors, was unveiled on national television. The franchise's logo featured an aggressive, sharp-toothed dinosaur dribbling a basketball.
The Toronto Raptors are a Canadian professional basketball team based in Toronto. The Raptors compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Atlantic Division. They play their home games at Scotiabank Arena, which they share with the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL).
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The Toronto Raptors' Team Name Was Reportedly Influenced by 'Jurassic Park'. The NBA Finals kicked off last night in a heated battle between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors. Game 1 in the series ended with the Canadian-based team defeating the reigning champs 118 to 109. Kevin Durant's absence was surely noticed in the game ...
Boston Celtics' Enes Kanter wears a political message on his shoes during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, in Boston.
— Eric Gordon scored 24 points and his short jumper with 1.6 seconds left lifted the Houston Rockets to their fifth consecutive win, 118-116 over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
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