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The count is now at 1-16. The Raptors are 1-and-fricken-16 when I cover their games for RR. They lost by 36 to the Celtics even though Rondo sat out and The Big Three combined for just 66 minutes. Shoot me.
But still....check it out.
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TORONTO (AP) -- Joe Johnson needed just three quarters to match his season high with 30 points, Tracy McGrady scored 15 against his former team and the Atlanta Hawks recorded their sixth consecutive victory over the Raptors, beating Toronto 100-77 on Tuesday night.
Atlanta's leading scorer, Johnson has averaged 30 points in his past four games against Toronto.
The Toronto Raptors were on the road facing the Boston Celtics tonight. They got off to a slow start once again, allowing the Celtics to build a 29-16 lead after the 1st quarter. Things didn't improve from there, as they trailed the rest of the way, and lost 100-64.The Raptors shot an abysmal 34% from the field, and 44% from the free throw line going 8-18 from the charity stripe...
When Mark Jackson and Tyrone Corbin teamed up on the Toronto Raptors for the first two-thirds of the 2000-01 season, they knew they were nearing the end of their playing days. They also recognized that coaching was in...
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What is really at stake in tonight’s Raptors vs Wizards match-up?
This is what the current standings look like in the NBA.
12. Toronto Raptors, 7-16, .304
13. Washington Wizards, 4-18, .182
Given that these 2 teams have already played each other one time this season:
Game 1, Tue Jan 10, in Washington, [Toronto, L]
and that they will be playing 2 more times after this evening:
Friday, February 3rd, 20127:00 PM ETTV: Comcast SportsNet HDSteve Buckhantz, Phil Chenier Radio: 106.7 The Fan - http://bit.ly/5yZqu8Dave Johnson, Glenn ConsorGame PreviewThe 4-18 Washington Wizards travel north of the border in tonight's matchup to take on the 7-16 Toronto Raptors. This is a rematch of the game from January 10th in DC where Washington secured it...
If there was ever a question about how much Andrea Bargnani means to the Toronto Raptors, the answer lies in their 1-9 record without him in the lineup.
Unfortunately for the Washington Wizards, their road mark is identical.
Bargnani likely will be out when Toronto seeks its fourth straight home victory over Washington on Friday night.
The Raptors (7-16) are coming off back-to...
Box score after the jump.
Toronto Raptors (7-16)
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Home sweet home... Or not. After going 3-2 on their road trip, the Raptors came home to a stern test versus Atlanta, one of the East's top teams and lost 100-77. Joe Johnson had 30 points on 13-18 shooting as the Hawks had 5 players in double figures. Ed Davis finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Raps. Jerryd Bayless (14 pts) and Gary Forbes (10 pts) were the only...