Tracking the Raptors’ Key Stretch of 19 Games (#13)

The Anatomy of Wins and Losses in the NBA:
Breaking Down Key Possessions

Game 13 – TOR 109 vs Njn (22-30) 91, W 8-5 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 12 – TOR 88 vs Sas (33-17) 93, L 7-5 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 11 – Tor 105 @ MIN (10-38) 82, W 7-4 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 10 – TOR 98 v Lac (15-31) 102, L 6-4 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 9 – Tor 114 @ MIA (9-36) 82, W 6-3 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 8 – TOR 101 vs LAL (28-16) 121, L 5-3 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 7 – TOR 122 vs Was (24-19) 85, W 5-2 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 6 – Tor 104 @ WAS (23-19) 108, OT, L 4-2 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 5 – TOR 106 vs Mil (17-26) 75, W 4-1 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 4 – Tor 114 @ BOS (33-6) 112, W 3-1 … Boxscore 
Game 3 – Tor 95 @ PHI (15-25) 99, L 2-1 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 2 – TOR 89 vs Atl (17-18) 78, W 2-0 … Boxscore, Full Play-By-Play
Game 1 – TOR 116 vs Sac (15-21) 91, W 1-0

Record vs >.500 Opp: 2-3 (.400)
Record vs .500 Opp: 6-2 (.750)

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Key Possessions which determined the W-L result:

Some NBA games are decided in a specific segment in the early stages … like this one, when

– from the 05:25 mark of the 2nd Quarter to the end of the 1st Half … 

TOR/22 pts; 6-7, FGA (85.7%); 2-2, 3FGA (100.0%); 6-6, FTA (100.0%); 4 Rbs; 2 Ast; 1 TO

Njn
/9 pts; 2-6, FGA (33.3%); 1-1, 3FGA (100.0%); 3-3, FTA (100.0%); 2 Rbs; 3 Ast; 3 TO

Key Raptors:
Jose Calderon
(3-3, FGA/100.0%; 1-1, 3FGA/100.0%; 1-1, FTA/100.0%; 1 Rb; 1 Ast; 1 TO), Andrea Bargnani (1-2, FGA/50.0%; 1-1, 3FGA/100.0%; 3-3, FTA/100.0%; 1 Ast) & Chris Bosh (2-2, FGA/100.0%; 2-2, FTA/100.0%; 1 Rb) 

Vital Components:
– during this 5 minute stretch to close the 2nd Quarter …
Toronto dominated New Jersey, extending its lead from 8 to 21 pts … by (i) Outrebounding the Nets (4-2), (ii) shooting a higher FG% (85.7-33.3%), (iii) getting to more FTA (6-2), (iv) committing fewer TO’s (1-3), and (v) converting on 67.0% of their offensive possessions (8/12), compared to New Jersey’ 38.5% (5/13)

Next Game:
vs Orlando, 33-21 (Wed Feb 20)

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