VIDEO: Playoff promo will get you excited for... the Raptors?

By Matt Moore | NBA writer

The Raptors have released a promo video for their upcoming playoff appearances on TSN in Canada and ESPN and TNT in the United States and it does a pretty good job hyping a team that hasn't made the playoffs since 2008 and whose history is pretty much a disaster zone.

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What is it about piano music over highlights of dudes running out of the tunnel that gets you hyped for basketball? I don't know, but it works. The Raptors clinched a playoff spot earlier this month and are in position to win the Atlantic Division. It's pretty amazing that the likely third seed is such an underdog, but it's accurate. You can read more on the playoff picture here.

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