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Raptors' new attitude a hit with fans

With the Raptors returning to the playoffs after a long absence, and a slick new ad touting their outsider status, Toronto fans are backing the NBA team with an enthusiasm usually reserved for the more popular Maple Leafs.

Toronto embraces NBA playoff team

The new packaging surrounding the Toronto Raptors and their image is paying off for MLSE. 4:51

The Raptors are hot right now.

With the NBA team returning to the playoffs after a long absence, and a slick new ad touting its outsider status, Toronto fans are backing the Raptors with an enthusiasm usually reserved for the more popular Maple Leafs.

Basketball writer John Chick joins CBC News Network to rap about the Raps in the video above.

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