The Toronto Raptors entered to the second half of the season on a losing note, dropping a scrappy game to the Philadelphia 76ers in Philly. They found themselves down big—again—and although they got to within 1 down the stretch, they couldn’t finish the deal.

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Additional notes:

  • Kyle Lowry came back from his broken butt and played… like a player with a broken butt.
  • Lowry and Ben Simmons declared their intention to meet in the teachers’ parking lot after school to settle things. Shockingly, they didn’t.
  • Fred VanVleet banged up his knee and is day-to-day.