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2016 Schedule
56-26, 1st in Atlantic
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18hZach Lowe

5 things to watch for in free agency

With the salary cap going through the roof and most teams having money to burn, the NBA's silly season -- which starts Friday -- will not disappoint.

Broussard would be 'shocked' if DeRozan not back with Raptors (1:38)

DeRozan was pivotal in Raptors' wins

DeMar DeRozan was at his best in victories that helped send Toronto to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in the franchise's 21-year history. DeRozan has opted out of his contract and has said he wants to stay with the Raptors.

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2dZach Lowe

Hill leads potential free-agent steals

Eveyrone knows who this year's biggest free-agent prizes are, but Solomon Hill and others make up a group of players who could turn into big bargains on the open market.

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3dMike Mazzeo

Melo, Green, DeRozan aren't worried about Zika

Team USA players Carmelo Anthony, Draymond Green and DeMar DeRozan say concerns over Zika weren't enough to keep them from playing in the Olympics.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors G DeMar DeRozan on heading into free agency: "That's always been mutual (my feelings for Toronto). Since I've been there, the level of respect that I have for that team and that organization and that whole country and vice versa. It's my first time going into this -- really being a free agent and understanding how things work -- so I'm just taking it day by day, honestly. And once Friday (July 1) comes I'll have a different outlook on everything. But Friday and this weekend will say a lot."

Who should start for Team USA? (1:19)
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Two Raptors among top free agents

Kevin Pelton lists DeMar DeRozan and Bismack Biyombo among the top players who will become available on July 1. Both improved their negotiating positions by helping Toronto reach the East finals for the first time. NBA's 25 top free agents (Insider)

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Durant, Anthony lead U.S. Olympic hoops team

The United States has selected its 12-player roster, led by Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony, that will try to win the Americans' third straight men's basketball gold medal at the Olympics.

Russillo's top five NBA free agents (2:00)

Colangelo reflects on 2016 U.S. Olympic basketball roster

Managing director of USA basketball Jerry Colangelo joins Mike & Mike to share his thoughts on the roster constructed to represent the United States in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

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5dTim MacMahon

Source: DeRozan focused on new Raptors deal

DeMar DeRozan, arguably the top shooting guard who could hit the free-agent market, is focused on re-signing with the Raptors, a source said.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: DeMar DeRozan will focus on getting a deal done to return to the Raptors as free agency opens. No plans to meet with other teams barring the unforeseen development of talks breaking down the Toronto.

Raptors' final draft grade: B-

The Raptors played it safe with Jakob Poeltl and Pascal Siakam, but Chad Ford wonders if they missed an opportunity to swing for the fences for higher upside. Draft grades (Insider)

ESPN Stats & Info

NBA stars who will be going for gold

Ten of the league's biggest names have decided to compete for Team USA in the 2016 Olympics in Rio under coach Mike Krzyzewski .

Siakam a very raw player for Raptors (1:12)

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Pascal Siakam, picked 27th by the Raptors, is the first player drafted out of New Mexico State since Randy Brown in 1991. The last NMSU player drafted in the top 30 was Sam Lacey, who went 5th overall in 1970.

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What you need to know about Siakam

"His rebounding ability is elite. He plays hard and is both a great athlete and physical. He's old for his class and his basketball IQ can be a little low." -- NBA Insider Chad Ford. Stats, analysis, projections on Siakam

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

The Raptors select New Mexico's Pascal Siakam with the No. 27 pick. Clearly that Skal info to the Raptors was a smoke screen. Like Siakam. He's bouncy. Plays hard. Good shot blocker. A bit raw. But has the toughness Masai Ujiri likes.

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Poeltl on being drafted by Raptors at No. 9

Raptors F Jakob Poeltl tells P.J. Carlesimo, Marc Kestecher and Ryen Russillo about being taken by Toronto with the No. 9 pick in the NBA draft, how his game has developed and more.

Poeltl not a good fit for new NBA (1:04)

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.714th
Rebounds Per Game43.416th
Assists Per Game18.729th
Points Allowed98.23rd

Team History