Originally written on Cuzoogle  |  Last updated 11/12/14
Toronto_raptors_at_2f7b
Amazing what a little addition by subtraction does for the Toronto Raptors. Remove Andrea Bargnani from the mix and they start winning. Last night the Raps won a road game as they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-99. Holy crap, that is three wins in a row. Is this a sign of things to come or is this the classic Raptors tease that fans know all too well? Tonight they could easily make it four in a row as they take on the Detroit Pistons, who are pretty much as bad as the Raptors are. The downside of all this is, it is making Bargnani’s value drop as he clearly is not valuable to the team winning. General Managers everywhere will be using this angle as they try and steal the Italian shooter for less than dirt. So does the winning streak mean anything to the overall landscape of the NBA? Nope, not a bit. It will be chalked up to an easy stretch in the schedule.. But wins are wins. Maybe it is all an early Christmas present for the fans. Sports Interaction still has the Raptors listed at the bottom of the futures odds right there with Washington and those same Cavs they beat last night. Hey I guess it could be a lot worse. You could be a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers where they were expected to win it all and currently look like dog ****. addthis_url = 'http%3A%2F%2Fcuzoogle.com%2F2012%2F12%2F19%2Fanother-win-the-raptors-are-on-fire%2F'; addthis_title = 'Another+Win+-+The+Raptors+Are+On+Fire'; addthis_pub = '';
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Rick Barnes expected to land at Tennessee

Demaryius Thomas planning to skip Broncos' workouts

Rockets GM: We think we can win NBA title despite injuries

Browns GM Ray Farmer suspended over text messages

Aaron Hernandez's fiancee disposed of box after murder

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Byron Scott: Opposing players say they want to play for Lakers

Falcons reportedly will lose pick over pumping in crowd noise

Report: Sam Bradford wouldn't sign extension with Browns

Jimbo Fisher: Winston is victim of ‘character assassination’

Russell Wilson on contract: 'It's going to work out'

Kentucky seeks one kind of history, Coach K makes another

Report: NFL could push extra point back to 15-yard line

Urban Meyer: 'No issue' with Braxton Miller's Instagram post

Tiger Woods drops out of top 100 for first time in 19 years

Top 10 stories from NCAA Tourney's second weekend

The MLBPA has a problem

Final Four preview: How can every team win?

WrestleMania 31 results: Rollins cashes in, Rousey appears

Five soon-to-be NBA free agents with a lot on the line

WATCH: Russell Wilson hits home run during Rangers BP

Hooked 'em: Why Texas had to fire Rick Barnes

Adam Morrison trolled fan who made JJ Redick comment

Jim Harbaugh finished fourth in student government election

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Rick Barnes to land at Tennessee?

Browns GM suspended for texts

Hernandez's fiancee disposed of box

Mayweather-Pacquiao: It's sparring tall-tale season

The MLBPA has a problem

Final Four preview: Can every team win?

Full WrestleMania 31 recap and results

Why Texas had to fire Rick Barnes

Craig Sager's leukemia has returned

Report: Chris Mullin to take St. John's job

Report: NFL looking into more cameras

CC Sabathia goes off about spring stats

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.