Toronto 90, Philadelphia 72

Date - Wednesday, January 9, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Officials - #61 Courtney Kirkland, #63 Derek Richardson, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 15629

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Philadelphia 21 19 21 11 72
Toronto 24 18 29 19 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Philadelphia 15-22 9-8 6-14 L5
Toronto 13-22 9-7 4-15 W1


Raptors 90, 76ers 72: DeMar DeRozan broke out of a shooting slump with 19 points and all five starters scored in double figures to lead host Toronto past reeling Philadelphia.

Amir Johnson recorded his fourth double-double - and first since Dec. 9 - with 19 points and 12 rebounds. Ed Davis posted 17 points and Jose Calderon had 10 of his 14 points in the third quarter for the Raptors, who snapped a two-game losing skid by posting their ninth win in 12 outings.

Jrue Holiday scored eight straight points in the third quarter to match Thaddeus Young with a team-high 16 for the 76ers, who have dropped five in a row.

Alan Anderson pushed the Raptors' lead to 12 to start the fourth quarter before Philadelphia cut the deficit in half with a 6-0 run, highlighted by a pair of jumpers from Young. Johnson ended Toronto's scoring drought of 5:16 with a layup, and DeRozan added one of his own as Toronto seized a 77-67 lead with 4:50 to play.

DeRozan finished the contest 8-for-15 from the field - a vast improvement over his 7-for-27 effort in his previous two contests.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Philadelphia F Evan Turner's shooting woes continued. Turner, who had 10 points on 4-for-15 shooting, is 14-for-46 from the field in his last four games. ... Toronto rookie G Terrence Ross sat out with a sprained left ankle. He suffered the injury during the waning moments of Sunday's loss. ... The teams combined to shoot 3-for-21 from 3-point range.

Top Game Performances

Philadelphia   Toronto
Jrue Holiday 16 Scoring DeMar DeRozan 19
Evan Turner 5 Assists Jose Calderon 11
Spencer Hawes 9 Rebounds Amir Johnson 12
Thaddeus Young 4 Free Throws Made Amir Johnson 7
Evan Turner 2 Steals Landry Fields 3
Spencer Hawes 2 Blocks Alan Anderson 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Philadelphia 72 39.2 2-10 12-19 15 37 6 3 15
Toronto 90 48.8 1-11 11-13 26 46 3 9 12

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Raptors have a W/L % of .462 after a win and .318 after a loss.
  • Philadelphia will play their next game at home against Houston. The 76ers have a W/L % of .438 after a win and .381 after a loss.
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