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The Philadelphia 76ers were looking to ensure the Toronto Raptors were on the losing end this time around. The Sixers beat the Raptors 93-75.The game was tight through 3 quarters, with the score being 63-57 for the 76ers at that time, but the 76ers pulled away in the 4th outscoring the Raptors 30-18 in the final frame.The win was much needed for the 76ers who are currently in 7th place in the Eastern Conference, with 8 games remaining and only 3 games separating 7th & 9th in the East. The 76ers had 6 players in dougle digit points, with Thaddeus Young leading the way in that department. Young had 17 points off the bench.The injury woes continue for the Raptors as both Linas Kleiza & Jose Calderon left the game with injuries. In the 3rd quarter, Jrue Holiday caught Calderon in the same eye that Elton Brand did in the last meeting between the two teams. Calderon returned to the bench, but didn't come back into the game. Linas Kleiza left the game with a sore left knee.Ed D...
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The Toronto Blue may want to look at obtaining DeMar DeRozan to help with their problems closing games.
All kidding aside, Dwane Casey has talked all season about developing DeRozan into a late-game closer for the Toronto Raptors and tonight he came through with four huge free throws in the last minute of the game to ice a win against the Boston Celtics.
“I just told him those...
I’m joined by Jay Satur from RAPTORS.com for today’s “From The Baseline” to talk about Philadelphia’s free fall after their hot start, Ed Davis pulling a Jekyll and Hyde act this season and Alan Anderson giving the starting unit an outside shooting spark.
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Toronto Raptors forward Andrea Bargnani will not play Wednesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers because of a left calf strain, the team announced.Bargnani will undergo tests tomorrow for the nagging injury. The 26-year-old has sustained three separate left calf injuries throughout the season, limiting him to 31 games. Bargnani is the team's leading scorer, averaging 19.5...
Toronto Raptors forward Andrea Bargnani will miss the rest of the season because of a nagging calf injury.Bargnani left in the second quarter of Sunday's 95-71 loss in Oklahoma City with left calf tightness.The 26-year-old averaged a team-high 19.5 points, with 5.5 rebounds in 31 games this season.The Raptors have seven regular-season games remaining.
After losing 4 games in a row the last two Sixers opponents were just what the doctor ordered. Tonight the Sixers defeated the Toronto Raptors 93-75. After being held to 22 total points by the Raptors in the second half of their game last Wednesday, the Philadelphia was able to score 51 points to take [...]
Center Spencer Hawes came off the bench for the first time and a scored a season-high 19 points to lead the slumping Philadelphia 76ers to a 107-88 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Tuesday night.
The win snapped a four-game losing streak and was only the fifth in 15 games for Philadelphia (30-27), giving it a half-game lead over the Knicks (29-27) for the No. 7 seed in the Eastern...
Ray Allen, Jose Calderon out tonight, Bargnani out for the year. C’s playoff magic number is 2. C’s-Raps 6:30 WEEI or nba.com/broadband/alp_…
— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) April 13, 2012
Clinging to one of the last playoff spots in the Eastern Conference, the Philadelphia 76ers are desperately trying to string together some victories.
They look to win consecutive games for the first time in a month when they visit the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.
Philadelphia (30-27) earned its first April win and snapped a four-game losing streak Tuesday with a 107-88 victory...
With the Flyers road to the Cup beginning tonight, the Phillies season just underway, and the Eagles offseason in full swing, fans in Philadelphia may have very well put the 76ers on the backburner. The 76ers are in the midst of a heated playoff race, and are looking to maintain their spot in the top 8 in the Eastern Conference.
Last night, the Sixers defeated the New Jersey...
The Philadelphia 76ers got back on track earlier this week with a victory over the New Jersey Nets and now could continue their playoff push with another one.
Philadelphia goes for a third consecutive victory, which would match its longest winning streak of the past two months, as it hosts New Jersey on Friday night.
Having lost four straight to drop into a tie with New York for...
Andrea Bargnani will miss the final seven games of the season.
Boston Celtics (34-24) at Toronto Raptors (20-39)
Friday, April 13
7:00 PM ET
Regular Season Game #59 – Road Game #29
TV: CSNNE, SNET1, NBA-LP 751
Radio: WEEI, CJCL
Air Canada CentreReferees: Derrick Stafford, Rodney Mott, Tommy Nunez Jr.
The Celtics continue their brutal stretch of 7 games in 9 nights and begin their first and only back to back to back series...
Thaddeus Young scored 17 points, Nikola Vucevic had 12 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 93-75 on Wednesday night, an important victory in their chase of a playoff berth.
Elton Brand scored 11 points and Andre Iguodala, Spencer Hawes and Louis Williams each had 10 as the 76ers avenged a 21-point home loss to Toronto last Wednesday, a game in which the Raptors held...