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Siakam, VanVleet lead Raptors past Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore.—The Toronto Raptors defence gave the team another reason to celebrate.

The Raptors held Damian Lillard to just nine points in a 114-106 win over the Portland Trail Blazers last night.

Pascal Siakam scored 36 points and Fred VanVleet had 30, but the story for Toronto was a defence that made life difficult for yet another star player on their road trip.

A look at Don Cherry's controversial career

TORONTO—Sportsnet cut ties with Don Cherry yesterday after the veteran hockey commentator called new immigrants “you people" on his "Coach's Corner” segment while claiming they don't wear poppies to honour Canadian veterans.

It proved to be the last straw in a broadcasting career filled with controversy.

Here are some other times when Cherry's comments caused offence"