Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/29/12

LOUISVILLE, KY - JANUARY 5: Kyle Lowry #1 of the Villanova Wildcats shoots the ball against Juan Palacios #3 of the Louisville Cardinals on January 5, 2006 at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky. Villanova won the game 76-67. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS -- It's a nice problem to have. The Toronto Raptors have won six of their last seven games -- including a 104-97 overtime victory over the New Orleans Hornets Friday night at the New Orleans Arena -- and now they've got their star point guard back on the court, packing the kind of swagger that coach Dwayne Casey loves. Showing no ill effects from a right triceps injury that sidelined him for the past seven games, Kyle Lowry came off the bench to score five of his 17 points in a 13-6 run during overtime to key the victory. Playing during crunch time, Lowry hit a twisting reverse layup that started on the left baseline. He followed that up with a 3-pointer from the left baseline that put Toronto up 98-93 with 1:45 left in overtime. Shooting guard DeMar DeRozan added a game-high 30 points for Toronto. "I thought (Lowry's) aggression helped us," Casey said. "I thought his toughness helped us. He hit a big 3 in overtime that got us going. It's going to take him a f...
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