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by Peter Walsh / @goinginsquad With the football season ending Sunday, the NBA certainly filled the void nicely thanks to the surprising play of Jeremy Lin. Despite what the media would have you believe, there are other basketball games being played around the country–and great ones at that. Last night saw 2 overtime contests, a shootout in Minnesota, and a plethora of great dunks, blocks and assists. Catch up on everything you may have missed here… Raptors 86, Celtics 74 The Celtics may attribute this loss to tired legs or having to travel to Toronto a few hours after a tough overtime loss to the Lakers. But, there really is no excuse for losing to the Raptors who were playing sans Andrea Bargnani. The Celtics only scored 14 first quarter points as Toronto led from wire to wire and led by as many as 16 to snap their three game losing streak. DeMar DeRozan had a game high 21 points and Amir Johnson had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. The Raptors beat up the C’s down ...
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