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Shawn Marion scored 34 points Wednesday and Toronto rode a hot first period to a 109-98 victory over Chicago. The Bulls surprisingly fell from the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference to No.
Chris Bosh helped Toronto end a four-game slide Sunday, scoring 22 points in a 111-104 Raptors win over Philadelphia -- the 76ers' fifth straight defeat. Anthony Parker added 18 points, Andrea Bargnani had 17, Shawn Marion 14 and Jose Calderon 11 for Toronto, which was outrebounded 47-34 but hit 53.8
Wilson Chandler's 17 points Sunday led seven players in double figures when the New York Knicks bagged a 112-103 victory against the Toronto Raptors. New York outscored Toronto 32-20 in the second period to cut a slim 34-33 first quarter deficit and led 65-54 at the half. Toronto made it a contest with a 13-7 spurt opening the fourth period, but never regained the lead. Both David Lee and Quentin Richardson scored 16, Jared Jeffries had 14, Nate Robinson scored 13, and both Chris Duhon and Al...
Chris Bosh hit a key jumper down the stretch as part of his 24 points Wednesday, boosting Toronto to a surprising 99-95 victory over Orlando. Toronto has the second-worst record in the Eastern Conference.
Chris Bosh scored five of his 31 points in overtime Sunday, leading the Toronto Raptors' 134-129 win over the Chicago Bulls. The contest went to the extra session because Chicago outscored Toronto 42-29 in the fourth period and Ben Gordon's 22-foot jump shot with time expiring brought his team all the way back from a 90-77 deficit. The Bulls led 55-44 at the half. Andrea Bargnani had 28 points and six rebounds for the winners, while Jose Calderon scored 22 with 19 assists.
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...
Joe Johnson scored with 12.5 seconds left Monday to give the Atlanta Hawks an 87-84 victory over the Toronto Raptors. Johnson scored 28 points for the Hawks, who won for only the second time in their last seven games.
Luol Deng grabbed a key rebound and made two free throws with 4 seconds remaining Wednesday, clinching Chicago's 102-98 victory over Toronto. Both teams had lost their previous two games and it was the Bulls who broke their brief skid thanks in part to clutch shooting down the stretch by Derek Rose. Rose hit three shots over the final 3:30, each time giving Chicago a four-point lead. Anthony Parker again brought Toronto within two with 29 seconds left and the Bulls turned it over, giving the...
Paul Pierce had nine of his 39 points in overtime Monday when the Boston Celtics posted a 115-109 victory over Toronto. Pierce also had nine rebounds.
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