NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Sunday, April 5rd (All times eastern)
New York Knicks (29-47) at Toronto Raptors (30-45), 6 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The fading New York Knicks and the suddenly resurgent Toronto Raptors finish up a home-and-home set north of the border tonight at Air Canada Centre.
The Raptors earned their season-high sixth straight win in the front end of the set in Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Andrea Bargnani posted 23 points, seven rebounds and four blocks to lead Toronto to a 102-95 decision in that one.
Chris Bosh checked in with 17 points and 13 rebounds, and Shawn Marion added 12 and 13 for the Raptors, who had not won six straight since February 4-15, 2007.
Chris Duhon and Al Harrington led the emotionless Knicks with 22 points each. New York has dropped 10 of its last 11 games and was mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. New York hasn't made the postseason since 2004,
The Raptors, who lead the season series 2-1, haven't won seven consecutive games since a franchise-record nine-game streak from March 22-April 9, 2002.
New York, meanwhile, has lost five straight on the road and dropped its last nine trips to Toronto.
04/05 10:37:14 ET