The franchise with 16 NBA championships got its 16th win in 18 games tonight, blowing out Toronto 112-84, reports the Globe and Mail. Boston improved to 10-0 at home and dominated the shorthanded Raptors throughout, shooting 53% and getting the usual solid performance from Kevin Garnett with 23 points. The injured Chris Bosh was out again for Toronto. Also tonight:
- Orlando's defense, called "awful" on this night by its coach, blew a fourth-quarter lead for the first time this season as the Magic lost 115-109. Budding superstar Dwight Howard scored 30 for Orlando.
- Yao Ming had 25 points and Houston's three-point shooters were on the mark, hitting 50 percent in the Rockets' seven-point win at New Jersey.