The Toronto Raptors won their fifth straight game Monday night, beating the Phoenix Suns 104-100 at the ACC. Jonas Valanciunas led the way with 27 points and 11 boards while DeMar DeRozan chipped in with 24…
It wasn’t supposed to start like this. All the fanfare that followed Steve Nash, and subsequently Dwight Howard’s arrival in La-La Land had prognosticators calling this the most talented team “on paper” in the league….
The return of Hedo Turkoglu to Toronto didn’t produce the fireworks that were expected – it was a pre-season game, after all – but the Raptors offence more than made up for it in the entertainment department.