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Magic Outmuscles Raptors

Lewis, Howard lead Orlando past Toronto for 3-1 series lead

(Newser) - Rashard Lewis had 27 points and 13 rebounds, Dwight Howard added 19 points and 16 boards, and the Orlando Magic beat the Toronto Raptors 106-94 today to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. Jameer Nelson scored 12 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, while Hedo... More »

Raptors Roll Past Magic 108-94

Toronto holds serve, cuts Orlando's series lead to 2-1

(Newser) - T.J. Ford scored 21 points, Jose Calderon had 18 points and 13 assists, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Orlando Magic 108-94 on Thursday night in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. Dwight Howard had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Magic, who lead the best-of-seven series... More »

Thomas Scores 26 as Bulls Defeat Raptors

Ford efficient in tuneup; Boylan triumphs in possible swan song

(Newser) - The Toronto Raptors will be in good shape if T.J. Ford shoots this way in the playoffs. While Ford finished with 18 points in 18 minutes, Tyrus Thomas scored a season-high 26 to lead Chicago to a 107-97 victory over Toronto in what might have been interim coach Jim... More »

Raptors End Nets' Playoff Chances

New Jersey missing the postseason for first time since 2001

(Newser) - Carlos Delfino scored 24 points, Chris Bosh had 21 and the Toronto Raptors eliminated New Jersey from playoff contention with a 112-85 victory Friday. Vince Carter had 21 points and Devin Harris added 19 for the Nets, who last missed the playoffs in the 2001 season. Philadelphia's loss to Indiana... More »

Lowly Bobcats Surprise Raptors

Richardson, Boykins key Charlotte's victory over playoff-bound Toronto

(Newser) - Jason Richardson scored 27 points and Earl Boykins converted a three-point play after stealing the ball from T.J. Ford in the final minute of the Charlotte Bobcats' 105-100 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night. Chris Bosh had 23 points for the Raptors, who could have clinched a... More »

Bosh, Raptors Outmuscle Bobcats 104-100

In race for playoff spot, Hawks, Pacers rout Grizzlies, Heat

(Newser) - In a rollercoaster of a contest, the Raptors took control of the East's coveted sixth seed, defeating the Bobcats, 104-100. Chris Bosh's 32 points led all scorers. Toronto capitalized on 17 straight baskets in the first quarter, then went cold, trailing at halftime, 63-58. T.J. Ford put the game... More »

Williams, Jazz Top Raps 96-79

Utah ties home winning streak record with 19, Toronto loses fifth straight contest

(Newser) - The Utah Jazz topped the visiting Toronto Raptors 96-79 and tied a franchise record with their 19th consecutive home victory. The game was tied at 65 in the fourth quarter, until backup point guard Ronnie Price led the Jazz on a 24-4 run that sealed the victory. The unlikely hero... More »

Kobe, Lakers Douse Raptors Late, 117-108

Suns broil Grizzlies; Bulls subdue Jazz in Kirilenko's return

(Newser) - The feisty Raptors kept it close until late, but Kobe's well-rounded 34-7-7 proved insurmountable in the Lakers' 117-108 triumph, reports the Los Angeles Times. Nonetheless, diminutive guard T.J. Ford did surprising damage inside, slashing for 28 points in the absence of bruising All-Star Chris Bosh. Also in pro basketball: More »

Magic Win Critical Raps Series

Howard takes over late against Bosh-less Toronto

(Newser) - Dwight Howard sustained early foul trouble, then dominated in the fourth quarter against a Raptors frontcourt missing All-Star Chris Bosh, and the Magic prevailed in Orlando, 102-87, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Howard had three points through three awkward quarters, as both teams struggled with their makeshift smallball lineups; he battered... More »

Ford Crashes in Raptors Victory

PG carried out on stretcher after flagrant foul by Atlanta rookie Horford

(Newser) - Toronto's 100-88 victory over Atlanta was made bittersweet when a second-half injury knocked fragile point guard T.J. Ford out of the game. Hawks rookie Al Horford gave Ford an errant hand to the head on a fast break, sending him crashing to the ground; Ford was conscious but motionless... More »

Toronto's Backups Beat Charlotte's Best

With Bosh, Bargnani, Ford out with injuries, Raptors rout Bobcats

(Newser) - With three of his starters out with injuries, Toronto coach Sam Mitchell challenged his backups to step up, and they responded with a 98-79 romp over Charlotte. The misfiring Bobcats backcourt made just 12% of their 25 shots; the Raptors, on the other hand, were a sizzling 8 of 13... More »

Magic Down Cavs 117-116 in Overtime

Jazz win 5th straight, Agent Zero leads Wiz to victory, hurting Hawks top 'Cats

(Newser) - Dwight Howard got the better of LeBron James in a battle of young superstars. Howard, who finished with 35 points, sank two free throws with five seconds left in overtime to give Orlando a 117-116 victory over Cleveland. James recorded the 14th triple double of his career with 39 points,... More »

Toronto Raps Philly in Opener

Raptors survive late Sixers run, start season with a 106-97 home victory

(Newser) - The Sixers season opener did little to prove wrong the prognosticators who forecast the team would struggle, as Philadelphia lost 106-97 to the Raptors in Toronto. The Raptors lead by as many as 22 in the third quarter, until Philadelphia fought to cut the lead to one midway through the... More »

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