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The Toronto Raptors had all of the excuses in the world. The Indiana Pacers, on the other hand, didn't.
Jose Calderon scored with 4:05 left in the first quarter to give Toronto a 19-17 lead and the Raptors led the rest of the way, holding on to beat the Pacers 74-72 on Tuesday night to snap a four game skid.
DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points and Calderon had 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as Toronto had a franchise-low five points in the fourth quarter.
''We were tired,'' Calderon said. ''I think that's why we started missing shots and making bad decisions. I think everybody started getting into a little bit of a rush because we were trying to win the game, but maybe the legs weren't there anymore.''
The Raptors, on the back end of their third back-to-back of the season, lost to the Utah Jazz 140-133 on Monday and arrived in Indianapolis at 3 a.m. before playing the Pacers.
Toronto was also short-handed with injuries to Kyle Lowry...
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posted by Romy AquinoThe Toronto Raptors are hurtin'. A 1-5 start and a few players on the shelf with injuries (Kyle Lowry (ankle), Landry Fields (wrist), Alan Anderson(foot))...not the best way to start. Here's a look at the upcoming schedule for the Raptors:Toronto Raptors vs. Utah Jazz Monday, November 12th - 7pm EST The Utah Jazz are on a four-game East Coast road...
DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points and Jose Calderon had 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Toronto Raptors over the Indiana Pacers 74-72 on Tuesday night.
DeRozan and Calderon each had 10 points in the first half for the Raptors, who had a franchise-low five points in the fourth quarter. Toronto led 69-58 heading into the fourth and hit only one field goal the rest of...
posted by Romy AquinoPOUND THE ROCK STARS - On a nightly basis, no matter how good or bad the Raps play, no matter if they blow out a team or if they get blown out and no matter if they win or lose, these are the Raptors with the best 'Pound the Rock' status for the night.FINAL SCORE: RAPTORS 74, PACERS 72 SEASON RECORD: 2W-6LPOUND THE ROCK STAR #1: JOSE CALDERONLINE...
POUND THE ROCK STARS - On a nightly basis, no matter how good or bad the Raps play, no matter if they blow out a team or if they get blown out and no matter if they win or lose, these are the Raptors with the best 'Pound the Rock' status for the night.FINAL SCORE: RAPTORS 133, JAZZ 140 SEASON RECORD: 1W-6LPOUND THE ROCK STAR #1: DEMAR DEROZANLINE: 37 pts (16-33...
North of the border now to check out the media covering the TORONTO RAPTORS Newspaper- There are three newspapers that serve Toronto. The Globe and Mail has a sports section which has a special basketball section. Lori Ewing follows the Raptors for the Canadian Press. The Star has a sports section that also devotes space to the
This NBA season was about hope if you are a fan of the Toronto Raptors. It was a fresh start. This was the year to make a turn and fight for the playoffs.
Well I bought into it. Now, once again, the feeling of being duped, is in my head.
Maybe it is because I watched The Walking Dead lastnight that the comparison works. Or maybe it is just a good headline to get crawled, who knows...
TORONTO -- The second 3-pointer of Al Jefferson's NBA career bounced tantalizingly before dropping through the rim. It was the start of something big for the Utah Jazz. Jefferson was 1-for-25 from beyond the arc in his nine-year career when he made a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation Monday to tie the game against the Toronto Raptors at 104-104, forcing overtime...
TORONTO -- Al Jefferson tied the game with a rare 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and the Utah Jazz went on to defeat the Toronto Raptors 140-133 in triple overtime Monday before 18,230 at Air Canada Centre. Jefferson was 1-for-25 on 3-pointers in his career entering the game. Paul Millsap hit a 3-pointer to give Utah a 134-130 lead with 2:15 to play in the final...
The NBA had its second triple double of the year, and it was earned by Jose Calderon. He scored 13 points, 10 assists, and 10 rebounds. He has been averaging a whopping 1.0 rebound per game, so this was a wee bit of a surprise. Despite that, he has been a solid source of assists and threes, and he won’t hurt you with points (11.0 per game), so it’s a bit puzzling that he is...