NBA Game Summary - Toronto at Philadelphia|
(Monday, January 15th)
Final Score: Toronto 104, Philadelphia 86
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Chris Bosh scored 27 points on 11-of-14
shooting as Toronto crushed Philadelphia, 104-86, at the Wachovia Center.
Joey Graham added 18 points off the bench for the Atlantic Division leading
Raptors, who have won three of their past four games. Anthony Parker chipped
in with 17 points while T.J. Ford donated 13 points and 11 assists.
Andre Iguodala had 15 points for the cellar dwelling 76ers, who lost for the
sixth time in seven games. Willie Green and Samuel Dalembert tallied 13 points
apiece and rookie Rodney Carney finished with 11.
The two teams were deadlocked at 24 after the opening 12 minutes but Toronto
used a stifling defense to open up a 50-44 lead at intermission.
The Raptors then put things away with a dominant third quarter. Toronto
outscored the hapless Sixers 32-14 in the frame to put the game away.
Jorge Garbajosa drained a three with 7:35 left in the quarter to give Toronto
its first double-digit cushion, 61-51.
The Raptors continued to run away with it from there. Radoslav Nesterovic's
hook shot, nearly four minutes later, put Toronto up by 20, 73-53, and the
Raptors ended the frame with an insurmountable 82-58 advantage.
The Sixers managed to cut the lead to 16, 87-71, on an electrifying Carney jam
with seven minutes left. But, the Raptors were never seriously threatened from
there and coasted to the finish line.
The Raptors are bow 8-15 on the road this season... The 76ers are a dismal 5-9
at home this year...Toronto has won seven of its last 11 trips to the City of
01/15 16:31:55 ET