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Position
G
 
Jersey
10
Name  DeMar DeRozan
Born  8/7/1989
Height  6-7
Weight  216
College  USC
4/22/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Toronto G/F DeMar DeRozan looked much better in Tuesday night's win over the Nets.
Insight: DeRozan couldn't get much going in Game 1 (14 points on 3-of-13 shooting) but Game 2 was a completely different story. He ended up with 30 points in 38 minutes of court time. He shot 12-of-14 from the free throw line and is now 20-of-22 from that distance in this series (90.9 percent). Game 3 will be played Friday in Brooklyn.
 
4/19/2014 4:12:00 PM
Description: Raptors swingman DeMar DeRozan couldn't find his shot and went 3-for-13, including 0-for-4 from beyond the arc, in Game 1 versus Brooklyn.
Insight: DeRozan will have to produce as he did in the regular season (22.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 4.0 apg, 1.1 spg) if Toronto is to do anything in the series.
 
4/14/2014 6:12:00 PM
Description: Raptors swingman DeMar DeRozan will get a night off to rest Monday against the Bucks, according to Josh Lewenberg of tsn.ca.
Insight: Greivis Vasquez will start in his place. DeRozan has averaged 24.1 points, 4.4 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 1.1 steals over his last 49 games and a career-high 22.8 ppg this season.
 
Hot3/30/2014 9:59:00 PM
Description: Raptors swingman DeMar DeRozan has averaged 25.6 ppg over his last eight games.
Insight: He had 28 points in 38 minutes Sunday at Orlando. DeRozan (22.8 ppg) has increased his scoring average for the second straight season.
 
3/19/2014 10:42:00 PM
Description: Raptors swingman DeMar DeRozan was on fire Wednesday in a win against New Orleans.
Insight: He hoisted up 31 points on 9-of-19 shooting. DeRozan also piled on three steals. The win lifts Toronto back into sole possession of third place in the Eastern Conference.
 
3/18/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Toronto G/F DeMar DeRozan collected his second double-double of the season Tuesday in a loss to Atlanta.
Insight: DeRozan racked up 29 points, ten rebounds and six assists in 45 minutes of action. Roughly half of his points came at the free throw line (13-of-14). DeRozan has averaged 23.1 ppg since the All-Star break (22.4 ppg in the first half).
 
Hot3/2/2014 7:00:00 PM
Description: Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan scored 30+ points for a third straight game Sunday against the Warriors.
Insight: DeRozan had 32 points Sunday and has averaged 33 points, six assists, four rebounds and 1.3 steals his last three games.
 
Hot2/27/2014 11:05:00 PM
Description: Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan averaged 26.4 points, 5.0 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game in February.
Insight: DeRozan wrapped up the month with 34 points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals in 57 minutes during a triple-overtime loss to the Wizards Thursday. He hasn't made a 3-pointer since Feb. 12 but averaged 9.1 free-throw attempts per game in February while making 85.5 percent of them.
 
2/25/2014 9:47:00 PM
Description: DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with 33 points Tuesday in a win over Cleveland.
Insight: Sixteen of DeRozan's 33 points came in the fourth quarter. DeRozan still hasn't made a three-pointer since the All-Star break (0-for-10) though it's tough to complain when he's averaging 25.7 ppg for the month of February.
 
Hot2/12/2014 9:37:00 PM
Description: Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan shot 11-of-19 for a game-high 31 points Wednesday against Atlanta.
Insight: The Raptors' four other starters -- Kyle Lowry, Terrence Ross, Patrick Patterson and Jonas Valanciunas -- went 17-of-49 (.347) from the field, but Derozan came up big for his third game with 30+ points in his last six. He has averaged 27.7 ppg in February.
 
2/2/2014 10:33:00 AM
Description: Raptors shooting guard DeMar DeRozan did something he's only done twice in his career Saturday against Portland.
Insight: Saturday marked just the second double-double of his career as DeRozan ended up with 36 points and 12 assists. A one-trick pony throughout most of his career, DeRozan (22.0 ppg) is beginning to show new life as a rebounder and distributor. His 4.6 rpg and 3.8 apg averages this season are both career-highs.
 
1/31/2014 8:24:00 PM
Description: Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan (foot) will return to the lineup Friday, according to Josh Lewenberg of sportsnet.ca.
Insight: DeRozan missed the last two games with a sprained left foot but said Thursday that he was 90 percent healthy and could have played Wednesday. He also found out Thursday that he made his first All-Star team.
 
1/31/2014 5:15:00 PM
Description: Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan (foot) is listed as a game-time decision for Friday's game. SOURCE: Eric Smith, sportsnet.ca
Insight: DeRozan missed the last two games with a sprained left foot but said Thursday that he was 90 percent healthy and could have played Wednesday. If for some reason he sits out Friday DeRozan said he hopes to play Saturday against Portland.
 
1/30/2014 10:25:00 PM
Description: Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan (foot) says he is 90 percent healthy and could have played Wednesday, according to Josh Lewenberg of tsn.ca.
Insight: DeRozan missed the last two games with a sprained left foot but is probable for Friday's game. He also found out Thursday that he made his first All-Star team.
 
1/30/2014 1:46:00 PM
Description: Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan (foot) did not play Wednesday, but said he feels better and is expecting to play Friday night, according to Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Sun.
Insight: DeRozan has been dealing with a sprained left foot. Kyle Lowry has averaged 32 ppg of the past two contests and might not be quite so explosive if DeRozan is back taking 17.9 shots a game.
 
1/29/2014 5:38:00 PM
Description: Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan (foot) will not play Wednesday, according to Doug Smith of the Toronto Star.
Insight: DeRozan is dealing with a sprained left foot. He's traveling to Denver so he might be available for Friday's game.
 
1/28/2014 10:23:00 AM
Description: Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan (foot) did not travel to Brooklyn for Monday's game and though he says his ankle feels better is questionable for Wednesday's game against Orlando.
Insight: DeRozan rolled his ankle in the second quarter Saturday night when he landed on Hedo Turkoglu's foot following a jump shot. The team diagnosed him with a sprained left foot. Terrence Ross returned to earth following his 51-point outburst so score just 10 points on nine shots. No, he's not the answer.
 
1/26/2014 4:37:00 PM
Description: Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan (foot) will not travel to Brooklyn for Monday's game, the Raptors announced.
Insight: DeRozan rolled his ankle in the second quarter Saturday night when he landed on Hedo Turkoglu's foot following a jump shot. The team diagnosed him with a sprained left foot. DeRozan's 37.7 minutes per game will be distributed among Greivis Vasquez, Terrence Ross and John Salmons, with Ross (51 points Saturday) representing the biggest beneficiary of DeRozan's absence.
 
1/26/2014 3:09:00 PM
Description: Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan's X-rays came back negative, but he has gone for further testing and scans, according to Eric Smith of sportsnet.ca.
Insight: DeRozan rolled his ankle in the second quarter Saturday night when he landed on Hedo Turkoglu's foot following a jump shot. He stayed in the game initially but had to go to the locker room in the third quarter and didn't return. The team diagnosed him with a sprained left foot. DeRozan's 37.7 minutes per game will be distributed among Greivis Vasquez, Terrence Ross and John Salmons, with Ross (51 points Saturday) representing the biggest beneficiary of DeRozan's absence.
 
1/25/2014 8:54:00 PM
Description: Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan (sprained left foot) left Saturday's game and will not return, according to raptors.com.
Insight: Derozan rolled his ankle in the second quarter when he landed on Hedo Turkoglu's foot following a jump shot. He stayed in the game initially but had to go to the locker room in the third quarter. Greivis Vasquez would see more minutes and Terrence Ross would get more shots if DeRozan has to miss time.