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Andrea Bargnani missed six games with a calf injury, and the Raptors were 0-6. He returns and the pick up two wins — beating Phoenix (where he had 36 points) and in Utah. But in the overtime against the Raptors, Bargnani hobbled to the bench, apparently re-aggravating the calf injury that had kept him out.…
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Welcome back Andrea Bargnani! The big bowl of pasta returned in style last night, scoring 36 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Phoenix Suns 99-96.
Not only did the Raptors end a eight-game losing streak, the ended a 14-game losing streak to Steve Nash and the Suns.
Now did I see this big win? Well, kind of. I did watch the end of the second quarter before heading to bed. The...
The Toronto Raptors’ thrilling double-overtime win in Utah last night was dampened by news of Andrea Bargnani re-injuring his left leg. Per the Toronto Star: “The Raptors had played as gutsy a game as they have all year, holding off a rested team in a hostile environment to post a stirring 111-106 double-overtime victory over the Utah Jazz, but the spectre of an injured Andrea...
Beast of the Night: Andrea Bargnani posted 36 points, six boards, two assists, two steals, a block and four three-pointers in his mighty comeback from a calf injury. He shot 48 percent (10-21) from the floor, 100 percent (12-12) from the free-throw line and had two turnovers. Bargnani is having himself a solid all-around season [...]
Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: CARMELO DIDN'T HIT A SHOT!! OMG THE KNICKS MUST HAVE...
... smoked Charlotte and broken their six game losing streak.
And of course, there's no gigantic correlation between the two (just like Miami wasn't better without Dwyane Wade). The good thing...
Andrea Bargnani returned after missing six games with a left calf strain to score 27 of his 36 points in the second half, and the Toronto Raptors snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating Phoenix 99-96 on Tuesday night, their first win over the Suns in eight years.
Toronto Raptors forward Andrea Bargnani will be out for an undefined period of time after aggravating a previous calf injury.
After a brief 2-game winning streak with Andrea Bargnani back in the lineup, the Raptors returned to their losing ways without their best player on the floor. Nene had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Danilo Gallinari had 21 points and 7 rebounds and Rudy Fernandez provided 23 points off the bench including 5-7 three pointers as the Nuggets handed the Raptors a 96-81 defeat in Denver....
Former Denver swingman Linas Kleiza is getting the start for Toronto against the Nuggets on Friday night with Andrea Bargnani sidelined with another calf injury.
The streaking Denver Nuggets aim for a sixth straight win tonight when they host a Toronto team that expects to be without leading scorer Andrea Bargnani.
The Toronto Raptors snapped what had previously been their longest current losing streak against one opponent. One night later, they face the same challenge against a different team.
Coming off their first victory in just over two weeks, the visiting Raptors look to avoid a 13th consecutive loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
Not only did Toronto (5-13) snap its eight-game...
Former top draft pick Andrea Bargnani has taken a lot of heat for failing to lead the Raptors. But with a new coach and little faith, the 7-footer is proving critics wrong, says Ian Thomsen.
The Denver Nuggets and Toronto Raptors both have leading scorers from Italy, but only one of those countrymen will be available Friday night.
Danilo Gallinari and the surging Nuggets look for a sixth straight victory when they host a Raptors team that expects to be without Andrea Bargnani.
Denver (13-5) is one of the biggest surprises in the NBA, with Gallinari averaging a career...