Toronto Raptors Going for Back-to-Back Wins This Week

November 23rd, 2009 by Stephen Brotherston Leave a reply »
This week the Toronto Raptors will have their first real chance at back-to-back wins in this young NBA season.

Tuesday night the Raptors face the 5-7 Indiana Pacers at the ACC.  Then on Wednesday its off to the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC to face the 5-9 Bobcats.

To open the season, sporting betting blogs were projecting the Bobcats and the Pacers to finish 11th and 12th respectively.  Toronto was in a three-way tie for fifth.  These are must wins for Toronto.

On Sunday, the Bobcats snapped a seven game losing skid by beating the Pacers 104-88.  Stephen Jackson getting 10 points, seven boards, and four assists for the Bobcats in his first home game since the trade.  The Toronto Raptors are the next opponent for both clubs.


Tuesday Night vs. Indiana

The Indiana Pacers have been bitten by injuries early this season.

Troy Murphy was sidelined with back issues and has returned to both start and come off the bench for restricted minutes in five games.  He did not start in the Pacers loss to the Bobcats on Sunday.

Jeff Foster has only played in three games this season and ...

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