NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Sunday, November 9th (All times eastern)
Toronto Raptors (3-2) at Charlotte Bobcats (2-3), 1:00 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Toronto Raptors will try to get back on track this afternoon when they square off with the Charlotte Bobcats down south.
The Raptors have lost two straight games after opening the season with three straight victories, and suffered a 110-92 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Friday at Philips Arena. Chris Bosh led all scorers with 26 points and grabbed eight boards while Jose Calderon posted 12 assists for the Raptors.
Toronto opened a three-game road trip on a sour note and will also visit the defending champion Boston Celtics on the current trek.
The Bobcats ended a two-game losing streak with Friday's 92-89 victory over the New Orleans Hornets in the opener of a six-game homestand.
Raymond Felton had 20 points, including two huge free throws late in the game, to help the Bobcats edge the Hornets.
Jason Richardson also had 20 points for the Bobcats, who will also host Denver, Utah, Orlando and Dallas. Emeka Okafor had 10 points to match his 10 rebounds while D.J. Augustin had 11 points off the bench.
Okafor (flu) is questionable for Sunday.
Toronto and Charlotte split four matchups a year ago.
The Raptors have won 10 of the 14 meetings with the Bobcats, who have lost five of six as the host in this series.
11/09 10:34:05 ET