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Unfortunately, Amir left with an injury on "Amir Bobblehead" night

Amir left with an injury on “Amir Bobblehead” night

An absolutely atrocious fourth quarter was the difference on Wednesday night as the playoff-bound Hawks took care of business in Toronto, clinching a playoff berth in the process.

Here are some brief thoughts on the game…

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New York Knicks v Toronto Raptors

The Raptors were unable to complete the comeback, as the Knicks finally took down Toronto this season and clinched a playoff spot in the process.

Here are some quick thoughts on the game…

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Toronto Raptors v Phoenix Suns

If you’re an NBA fan following the right people on twitter, you’ll get your fill of interesting and noteworthy statistics to examine from time to time, and Tuesday morning was no different, as Tom Haberstroh pointed us in the direction of a defensive rebounding off of blocked shots table, via Evan Zamir. The fact that a few Raptors made the list makes it worthy of a share here.

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Dwayne Casey Press Conference

With Oliver and I providing our arguments for and against keeping Bryan Colangelo around last week, the Colangelo debate dominates this week’s edition of RaptorBlog Radio.

Of course, Drew, Oliver and I also touched on the Friday night collapse in L.A., Dwane Casey’s lack of late game faith in Jonas Valanciunas and the comeback win over the Cavs on Sunday.

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Toronto Raptors v Los Angeles Lakers

I hate that I love you, Kobe.

The Raptors blew yet another double-digit fourth quarter lead, Kobe Bryant killed the Raptors for the umpteenth time in his career, Dwane Casey mismanaged his rotation and Rudy Gay threw up brick after brick after brick, as Toronto fell to the Lakers in overtime. The Raptors still haven’t beaten the Lakers on the road since 2001, they fall to 2-14 all-time against the Lakers at Staples Center and they have yet to win a season series with the Lakers…like, ever.

Here are some thoughts on a game that exemplified the Raptors’ 2012-13 season in one completely predictable fourth quarter meltdown…

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