The last-place Toronto Raptors more than held their own over a two-week stretch before coming undone over the weekend.
Coach Dwane Casey is hoping to see his team regain some of that luster during what he believes is a crucial set of games.
The Raptors try to pick up a rare win over the Atlantic Division-rival Philadelphia 76ers, who don't appear too excited about heading back out on the road Wednesday night.
Toronto (12-22) had given up an average of 90.4 points while winning eight of nine before dropping its last two games. The Raptors fell 105-96 to Sacramento on Friday, then dropped to 0-16 when allowing at least 100 points with a 104-92 defeat to Oklahoma City two days later.
"There are so many things we can do better as far as the mental part of the game," Casey said. "We gotta learn from playing against a team like (the Thunder), but we can't lose our mojo. We gotta get our mojo back here in the next couple days and get ready for this coming week."
Toronto, which plays C...