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Minnesota Timberwolves vs Toronto Raptors Odds
A key NBA battle sees the visiting Timberwolves travelling to Toronto Monday to face the Raptors on Monday.
The Timberwolves will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 6-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Raptors are 4-4 ATS. Minnesota is 1-6-1 on the totals; Toronto is 3-5.
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Who the hell does Amir Johnson think he is? What nerve! First he rips off the Raptors by sticking them with five years of his underwhelming production under contract, now he's literally ripping the clothes off of Elton Brand's back. Poor form, Amir. Simply no regard for the likes, wants and needs of fellow men. And would it kill you to clip your fingernails once in a while...
This was a real game, one of those matchups where it's anyone's win for most of the fourth quarter. Fans can't leave too early. Conclusions can't be drawn before the buzzer.
But somehow, it was over before it ended, Minnesota fading in the final seconds, relying on fouls to cling to a chance.
There was a sort of background suspense to most of Monday night's...
Raptors center Aaron Gray underwent a procedure Monday aimed at preventing episodes of a rapid heart rate that have kept the four-year veteran out of action so far this season. He's expected to return in two weeks.
The procedure, known as an ablation, was performed at a Toronto hospital.
Gray, who signed a free-agent deal with the Raptors on Dec. 11, played in both of Toronto...
Andrea Bargnani matched his season-high with 31 points, Amir Johnson, a former Piston, had a season-high 19 points and 11 rebounds for his second straight double-double, and the Toronto Raptors beat Minnesota, 97-87, on Monday night.
There was a lot of negativity and frustration for Timberwolves fans who wanted to see Ricky Rubio in Minnesota after he was taken in the 2009 NBA Draft. After taking a couple years to get his game together, the Spanish sensation has landed in the US and is making a huge splash in the Twin [...]
Aaron Gray is expected to make a successful recovery from the heart procedure, and should be back in the Raptors’ lineup a couple of weeks from now. From the Toronto Sun: “Toronto Raptors center Aaron Gray underwent a corrective heat procedure on Monday, intended to put an end to recent episodes of an elevated heart rate. The surgery, called ablation, was performed at Toronto’s...
Andrea Bargnani matched his season-high with 31 points, Amir Johnson had a season-high 19 points and 11 rebounds for his second straight double-double and the Toronto Raptors beat Minnesota 97-87 on Monday night.
January 9, 2012
The Toronto Raptors announced Monday centre Aaron Gray underwent an ablation procedure today to correct his reoccurring episodes of a rapid heart rate. The procedure was performed at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital by Dr. Jaspal Singh and Dr. Eugene Crystal.
It is anticipated Gray will be able to return to the court within two weeks.
Gray, a four-year NBA veteran...
Kevin Love had 20 points and 16 rebounds, Ricky Rubio had 13 points and a career-high 14 assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves broke a two-game losing streak Sunday with a 93-72 victory over the winless Washington Wizards. Spanish rookie Rubio also grabbed six rebounds and controlled the game during much of his 30 minutes off the bench.
Kevin Love had 20 points and 16 rebounds, Ricky Rubio had 13 points and a career-high 14 assists, and the Minnesota Timberwolves broke a two-game losing streak Sunday with a 93-72 victory over the winless Washington Wizards.