In the immortal words of The Tragically Hip, "It can't be Nashville every night." Confusing right? I mean, I'm writing about the Toronto Raptors, there's no team in Nashville, and The Tragically Hip once wrote a song about a polar bear named Gus. Not exactly the strongest of source material. Well for the Raps last night, they finally caught a break. For once it wasn't Nashville. Toronto has made a point of shutting down the key, protecting the lane,áand forcing teams to shoot on them. Andáopponents have shot. Oh sweet lord, they have shot. The Raps have allowed 45 percent three-point shooting from their opponents this season (last in the league), and 48 percent from elsewhere on the floor (24th). They've been protecting the interior of the house, but an arsonist Santa Claus has been sett ...
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Article written by Geoff Zochodne