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Washington Wizards v Toronto Raptors

After a career-best 5 blocked shots on Monday, Jonas Valanciunas came back with a career-best 24 points on Wednesday, while leading Toronto past Washington.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jose Calderon and the Pistons took advantage of a lazy fourth quarter effort from the Raptors, spoiling Rudy Gay’s great game and officially eliminating Toronto from post-season contention in the process.

Here are some thoughts on the game…

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Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors

Earlier this week, I wrote about how the Raptors are still far from a surefire playoff team next season, and I maintain that. Upset wins over teams like the Pacers and Knicks or blowout wins over the Pistons don’t make any more of a statement for next season than losses to the Bobcats, Cavaliers and Wizards do.

If you recall though, my main concerns in the immediate future of this team are addressing the glaring hole at backup point guard, finding another competent big man (whether a solid bench big or a starter who can let Amir excel as the third big) and getting some value out of either trading or amnestying Andrea Bargnani. The current starting lineup, however, despite all of the negative attention on the combined shot selection of Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan, may just be good enough heading into 2013-14.

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Toronto Raptors v Detroit Pistons

A huge third quarter helped the Raptors run away from a lifeless Pistons team in Detroit, snapping a five-game losing streak for Toronto.

Here are some 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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