Start time: 7:00 PM ET
Channel: Sportsnet One
Probable starting lineups
Toronto: Jose Calderon, DeMar DeRozan, Alan Anderson, Amir Johnson, Aaron Gray
Philadelphia: Jrue Holiday, Jodie Meeks, Andre Iguodala, Elton Brand, Nikola Vucevic

Injury report

Toronto: Andrea Bargnani is will miss tonight’s game with “calf tightness”. Jerryd Bayless is out for the season.

Philadelphia: No injuries reported.

Hey, it’s these sad sacks again! Remember when the Raptors spanked ths Sixers by 21 points just last week? That was awesome! And that was in Philly! How much are the Raptors going to win by in Toronto? Forty?

I have now turned off the “facetious” sign so we can discuss this game as seriously as it merits — which is to say, not at all. Look, the Sixers are in a bad way right now. They’ve lost four of their last five games and the ninth-place Milwaukee Bucks are only two games behind them in the Eastern Conference standings with nine games to go in the regular season. Philly really needs a win tonight, and the Raptors really should not go out of their way to try to win this game… or any game for the rest of the season. I fully expect the Raptors to be on the other end of a blowout tonight.


And now for something completely different: Chris Bosh acting like a lizard…