Raptors Report Week 2: Raps Can’t Wait to Be Home

November 7th, 2010 by Sachin Arora Leave a reply »
The Raptors had a pretty ugly week. When you go winless, it's always going to be a bad week, but there were actually some sparks to give the fans of Toronto confidence going forward.

The Raps never do well on the road, and never seem to do well against the West, so when it's the West on the road, it can't be a good combination.

The first game of the road trip was against the Sacramento Kings, a game in which the Raptors led by as much as 17 points, but the Raptors let Tyreke Evans take over and that one slipped away.

The second game was against the Utah Jazz, and the Jazz took over early and grabbed a huge lead. The Raptors cut the lead to one point, but the Jazz were too much to handle.

The third game of the week was against the Lakers, and was probably the Raptors best game of the season despite losing. The Lakers are arguably the best team in the league, and the Raptors stayed in the game the whole night on their home court, but just couldn't control the Gasol-Kobe tandem down the stretch and lost by a respectable margin of 5 points.

The last game of the road swing was an embarrassing blowout to Portland.

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