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    Saturday, January 26th (All times Eastern)

    Cleveland Cavaliers (12-32) at Toronto Raptors (16-27), 7 p.m.

    (Sports Network) - The Toronto Raptors hope to continue their strong play of late Saturday night when they welcome the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Air Canada Centre.

    The Raptors have won two of their last three after a hard-luck four-game losing streak, which included two overtime setbacks.

    On Thursday, DeMar DeRozan threw in a fantastic fadeaway jumper at the buzzer to defeat the Orlando Magic, 97-95. That gave the Raptors a season sweep of the Magic for the first time since the 2006-07 season.

    "The coaches drew up a good play," said DeRozan, who scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter. "I just tried to get to my shot. Usually we run it going to my right, but that was the first time we ran it going to my left. I knew if I got a good shot off, I had a chance at it going."

    DeRozan led the way for the Raptors, followed by 21 from Amir Johnson. Four other Raptors - Ed Davis, Jose Calderon, Alan Anderson and Terrance Ross - also scored in double figures.

    Toronto shot 50 percent from the field on Thursday, but only managed 25 percent from long range.

    The Raptors are 11-9 north of the border this season and will play two straight and five of the next six games at home.

    All-Star Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers shoot for their third straight win Saturday night and are coming off a 113-108 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.

    Irving, who was just selected to his first All-Star game, pumped in 35 points on 12-of-17 shooting versus the Bucks and is averaging 31 ppg in his last four games for the Cavs, who trailed after the first quarter and responded with 30- plus points over the last three periods.

    "In the first quarter, we were just pressing and playing too fast," Irving admitted. "We got ahead of ourselves. In the third quarter, (Milwaukee) came out and made shots and I made a few shots. We got back into it and that was basically the game. We just kept crawling back."

    Tristan Thompson added 18 points and rookie Dion Waiters chipped in 16 for the Cavs, who have won back-to-back games for just the second time this season.

    The Cavs shot 52.3 percent (45-for-86) from the floor and outscored Milwaukee, 52-40, in the paint.

    Cleveland will return home after visiting Toronto to host the Golden State Warriors and is just 6-20 as the guest this season.

    The Raptors won this season's first matchup with Cleveland, a 113-99 road decision on Dec. 18. Toronto has won six of its last eight in this series.

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      St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

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      Natalia Lima from Friends of Strays brought Vixen by the studio to remind us of the importance of vaccinating your pets. More>>

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      Pinellas deputy who broke up beach fight tells how he did it Video included

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      Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Bryan Bingham went viral a few weeks ago when a video surfaced of him breaking up a fight on St. Pete Beach. More>>

      New centre opens doors to business women in Tampa Bay Video included

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      Florida ranks fourth in the country for the number of women-owned businesses, contributing $77.4 billion to the state's economy. More>>

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      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

      Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week Video included

      Updated:

      We are celebrating kids who rock with Music Education Spirit Week! Lorri Naylor, a Lowry Elementary School teacher and a part of the Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educators Council, fills us in on the festivities.
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      USF 'Young Innovator' creates anti-bully band Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, USF holds their Young Innovator Competition, encouraging kids between kindergarten and 8th grade to invent something new or improve upon something that already exists. Meet Alexis Martin, this year's winner. The Anti-Bully Band she invented is her plan to stop bullying. More>>

      Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter

      Updated:

      In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
      More>>

      Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year'

      Updated:

      Boys and Girls Clubs play a vital role in communities across the country. Here in the Bay Area, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serve as a safe place for local kids to learn and grow. Each year, they select somebody who promotes service to the club and shows strong moral character and academic success as their Youth of the Year. Recently, Kassindjaa Montague was given this honor. She sits down with Jenn to tell us her story. More>>

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