The Nets started this game strong and the Raptors looked like they had been out partying the night before, but as has so often been… Read More +
Two years ago the New York Knicks were winning 54 games and finishing second in the Eastern Conference. Then Toronto acquired Masai Ujiri and the new pillar of the Raptors management traded the oft-injured 7′ skilled big man Andrea Bargnani to New York and he’s arguably been a black cloud over the Knicks franchise ever since he got there.
It was ugly. The Toronto Raptors and New York Knicks combined for 49 turnovers and 47 personal fouls in a poorly played mistake-fest that the first-place Raptors had to pull out in overtime against one of the NBA’s worst teams so far this season. Toronto outscored New York 9-4 in the extra period to win 95-90. “It was one of those nights when everybody was struggling,” said Head Coach Dwane Casey.