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Chris Bosh scored 21 points and collected 13 rebounds Friday, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 112-96 victory over Oklahoma City. The Raptors, mired in last place in the Atlantic Division, have won three in a row. Shawn Marion contributed 20 points and 11 rebounds and Toronto got 14 points from Andrea Bargnani. Nick Collison paced Oklahoma City with 21 points.
Andrea Bargnani led a balanced attack that pushed Toronto to as much as a 24-point lead Wednesday and the Raptors went on to down Milwaukee 115-106. Toronto has won back-to-back games for the first time in more than a month. Bargnani had 23 points, Jose Calderon had 19 and both Chris Bosh and Anthony Parker finished with 18. The Raptors made 12-of-24 from 3-point range and held a 92-68 lead late in the third period. Richard Jefferson led Milwaukee with 22.
Boris Diaw's season-high 30 points Friday helped the Charlotte Bobcats record a 102-89 win over the Toronto Raptors. Charlotte got off to a quick start, taking a 33-24 lead after the first period but the Raptors came within two points (52-50) by halftime.
A 42-point explosion by Dwyane Wade Friday night highlighted Miami's 108-102 victory over Toronto -- the Heat's first win over the Raptors in seven tries. Wade made 17-of-23 shots from the field to reach the 40-point mark for the third time in six games.
Anthony Parker and Andrea Bargnani made three-point shots during a game-closing run Friday that brought the Toronto Raptors a 114-94 victory over Chicago. The Raptors halted a season-long, seven-game losing streak with a burst in which they limited Chicago to two points over the final 5:29. Toronto's skid had been its longest since the Raptors dropped 10 in a row in March and April 2006. After Luol Deng brought Chicago within 94-92 with 5:29 left, Jose Calderon made two free throws to start...
Chris Bosh scored 32 points and pulled down 10 rebounds Friday, carrying the Toronto Raptors to a 103-82 victory over Memphis. The Raptors won for the fourth time in five games and got 21 points from Andrea Bargnani.
The Toronto Raptors traded guard-forward Hassan Adams to the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday for a future second-round draft choice, the Clippers announced. The 24-year-old Adams played in 12 games with the Raptors this season, averaging 4.3 minutes per contest. Adams was drafted by the New Jersey Nets in 2006.
The Toronto Raptors fired Coach Sam Mitchell Wednesday following the team's 8-9 record starting the 2008-09 season. The move was made a day after a 132-93 loss to the Nuggets in Denver and a 112-99 loss to the Lakers in Los Angeles on Monday. This is a difficult but necessary step the franchise must take, said team President and General Manager Bryan Colangelo.
A 39-point performance by Chris Bosh Wednesday allowed Toronto to fight off Charlotte 93-86. Bosh hit 75 percent of his shots from the field and missed just once in 10 tries from the foul line.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Chris Bosh signed a three-year contract extension with the Toronto Raptors on Friday, agreeing a deal that could earn him as much as $63 million.
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