It took a month and a half to get it done, but the Raptors finally put together back to back wins with an impressive victory over the Rockets.
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Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Alan Anderson, Amir Johnson, DeMar DeRozan, Ed Davis, Houston Rockets, Jonas Valanciunas, Jose Calderon, Recap, Terrence Ross on Dec 16, 2012
Posted by Oliver Macklem under Game thread, Houston Rockets on Dec 16, 2012
The Raptors look to put together their first “winning streak” of the season. Toronto is yet to win consecutive games in 2012-13 and they hope to do so at the expense of James Harden and the Rockets. Coming off a 95-74 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, the Raps will try to build on that solid defensive effort.
Posted by Oliver Macklem under Amir Johnson, Andrea Bargnani, Dominic McGuire, Dwane Casey, Ed Davis, Houston Rockets, Jeremy Lin, Jonas Valanciunas, Jose Calderon, Kyle Lowry, Linas Kleiza, Recap, Terrence Ross on Nov 27, 2012
In one of their worst defensive outings of the season, the Raptors allowed Houston to shoot 53% from the field and 50% from three-point land. Toronto failed to build off of a competitive game against the Spurs, as James Harden and Jeremy Lin carved up their defence, both finishing with double-digit assist totals. Terrence Ross provided the lone bright spot for the Raptors, as he registered career-highs of 19 points and 5 rebounds.
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Game thread, Houston Rockets on Nov 27, 2012
Kyle Lowry returns to Houston, as the Raptors look to end a four-game losing streak when they take on the new look Rockets.
Posted by Joseph Casciaro under Houston Rockets, Kyle Lowry, Oklahoma City Thunder on Oct 28, 2012
I might just be tuning out an earlier trade, but from my recollection, the James Harden blockbuster is the biggest, most impactful trade I’ve ever seen so close to the start of a regular season, especially involving a legitimate title contender just days away from beginning defence of their Conference crown, but I digress.
Given that this is RaptorBlog and that us Torontonians are known for assuming we’re the centre of the universe, it’s always nice when there’s an easy way to make something about us.
In case you haven’t already realized, one of the draft picks Houston sent to Oklahoma City is actually Toronto’s draft pick, as in the uniquely protected pick the Raptors forfeited to acquire Kyle Lowry.
As a refresher, here’s how that “double protection” boils down, first for the