Toronto Raptors Are Getting No Respect

March 25th, 2010 by Stephen Brotherston Leave a reply »
Chris Bosh gets injured and the Toronto Raptors impressive run comes to an end.  Chris Bosh returns, possibly too early, and is wildly inconsistent in his play.

“If the Nets game is excluded, Bosh has averaged just 19.4 points on 43.8 percent shooting since his return.”

Source: Bosh’s Stellar Season Stalls

But many in the local media only seem to be to see the Raptors as the post All-Star break team that has yet to find their stride since Bosh was hurt. It seems no one can imagine that the Raptors fortunes will return to their pre All-Star status once Bosh regains his form.

Giving up on a team in eighth place, three loses ahead of ninth, seems very premature.  But maybe it’s never too early to lead the charge when jumping off of the bandwagon.

With over five weeks and nine games into his recovery, Bosh should be fully recovered by now.

Just in time too. 

The Raptors are about to start a week of games that will likely decide their playoff fate.

But surprisingly there has been little focus on just how much Bosh has struggled since his return. Muc ...

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