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-The Lakers have been a terrible defensive team all season and that trend continued on Sunday morning as they gave up 108 points to the Raptors. This allowed Toronto to break a 27-game streak of losing when they allowed 100 points. Toronto was aided by a first half ejection of Dwight Howard but nonetheless it was refreshing to see certain members of the starting lineup play so well on the offensive end. Read the rest of this entry »

Think of all the excruciating, gut-wrenching, frustrating, infuriating, painful losses we’ve watched in the first half of this season alone, usually involving a blown lead or two, and then believe me when I tell you that Friday’s blown lead and loss in Philadelphia was the worst one yet.

That pretty much says it all right there, but here are some thoughts on this absolute disaster of a game…

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With the Raptors mired in another losing streak and sitting 11 games under .500, now a nearly insurmountable 6.5 games out a playoff spot, much of the talk among fans and observers is about what the Raptors have to do to improve, specifically in the short term.

Much of the talk is about what moves have to be made. But if you ask me, the real concern for a team at a delicate stage of a rebuilding process should be more about what moves have to be avoided.

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Kyle Lowry’s return to being Kyle Lowry continued, but the Basketball Gods decided that we still haven’t seen enough heartbreaking losses at home, as the Raptors fell in a two-point overtime thriller in front of 18,674.

Here are some thoughts on the game:

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The Nets overcame a slow start and pulled away from the Raptors for their seventh straight win and ninth win in 10 games under P.J. Carlesimo.

Here are some thoughts on the game…

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