Found April 10, 2012 on Hoops Heads North:
The Toronto Raptors visited the Indiana Pacers and their former teammate Leandro Barbosa, but came up on the losing end 103-98.The  Pacers seemed to have control throughout the game and had a 10 point cushion most of the way. The Raptors got within 3 points by a Calderon 3 pointer with 7.9 seconds left, making it 101-98, but the Pacers had final possession and put the game away with a dunk by Paul George. The Raptors shared the ball and had solid contributions from every player who got a decent amount of playing time, but it just wasn't enough to get the win. Alan Anderson had a strong game, who's now started for four straight games as a Raptor. He scored 17 points, including going 4 for 4 from deep. Amir Johnson also started for the first time in 10 games, and scored 16 points (on 7-9 from the field), grabbed 7 boards, and dished out 3 assists. Ed Davis was fantatsic for Toronto tonight in a reserve role, scoring 11 points and pulling down 10 rebounds in only 17 minutes of...

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