Found November 16, 2012 on Hoops Heads North:
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Despite the current injuries to Kyle Lowry, Landry Fields, and Alan Anderson, the Raptors are still finding ways to win and be competitive. One may think that the triple overtime loss at home to the Utah Jazz would be enough to suck the wind out of the sails, but the Raptors weren't having any of that! They travelled to Indianapolis right after the loss and laced up their kicks the next night to face the Indiana Pacers; who they suffered a tough loss to on opening night at the Air Canada Centre. Time to avenge that loss?Courtesy of our friend, Akil Augustine, here is how the final minutes of the Pacers/Raptors game looked from the viewpoint of some passionate Raptors fans in Toronto watching the game from the comfort of Akil's living room.Enjoy...and welcome to Couch Life![youtube]OHdlUcqrO0Y[/youtube]
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