Raptors

Terry Rozier earned some late-fourth quarter minutes in comeback win against Raptors (Winslow Townson/USA Today)
February 01, 2017 - 7:22 pm
The unsung heroes set the stage. And then Isaiah Thomas, as he seems to do on a nightly basis, danced on it. Trailing by 18 points in a showdown with the Raptors for the second seed in the Eastern Conference, the Celtics closed the game on a monster 52-29 run behind 44 points from their All-Star...
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Rajon Rondo couldn't lead the Celtics past the Raptors Wednesday night. (Getty Images)
November 05, 2014 - 5:07 pm
After an unsuccessful two-game trip to Texas, the Celtics returned home to the TD Garden on Wednesday to face off against the Raptors. Toronto came into Boston as the Atlantic Division favorite, sporting a record of 3-1 with its only loss coming on the road in Miami. The Raptors took a nail-biter...
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June 16, 2011 - 10:05 am
When the season ended the Celtics expected assistant Lawrence Frank to land one of the available head coaching jobs in the offseason. Frank was passed over by the Warriors and Rockets but is still in contention for two jobs. Frank has been identified as one of the finalists in Toronto, along with...
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January 02, 2011 - 3:31 pm
Rajon Rondo returned to the Celtics lineup after missing seven games with a severely sprained ankle, and while he wasn't in top form, he had a definite impact on the Celtics, who snapped out of their recent funk with a 93-79 victory over Toronto on Sunday night. ( Recap .) The Celtics outscored...
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January 02, 2011 - 5:23 am
After Sunday's game with Toronto, the Celtics play nine of their next 10 in Boston. It's a weird quirk in the schedule that sends them to Canada before their homestand, and it's either a chance to get things back on the track after losing three of four or a potential landmine that will continue...
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November 26, 2010 - 7:52 am
In the five days since the Celtics were embarrassed in a Sunday afternoon matinee in Toronto, they regained their swagger in Atlanta, gutted out a win over New Jersey and lost one of their most indispensable reserves in Delonte West . West's injury casts a pall over the C's, and there are no easy...
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November 21, 2010 - 10:49 am
There were bad signs all around for the Celtics when they went to Toronto to play the Raptors. First, it was an afternoon game and the C's have had well-documented issues playing in the daylight hours. Second, and most importantly, Rajon Rondo was held out of the game (and is questionable for...
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