Toronto–Big fourth quarter pushes Raptors past the Bulls 104-98 and a half game back of the eighth seed.
The question of the night is, how does your lead guard go 1-11 from the field and your team shoots 40% and you still win the game. The answer is surprisingly not as difficult as you think.
Step one, have a great offensive rebounding night. Check. Nineteen to be exact. Step two, play good defence and don’t give up second chance points. Check. Kind of. Well the Raptors did allow the Bulls to shoot 52% from the field but they also held them to 6 rebounds on the offensive end.
Fluent Finale: Welcome Will Barton and a new 10-man rotation for Nick Nurse. Is this a new beginning for Coach or a one time thing? Time will tell.