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Raptors GM uses profanity in fan address

(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

TORONTO (AP) Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of Raptors fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs.

Several hundred fans gathered outside the downtown arena for a party and to watch the game on a huge screen above the west entrance.

Ujiri, the NBA's reigning executive of the year, apologized in a brief press conference at halftime, saying he was "just trying to get our fans going."

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