Toronto Raptors’ Softest Spot in the Schedule Starts Now

Posted: 16th December 2009 by Stephen Brotherston in NBA
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The Toronto Raptors (11-17) have faced a tough start to the 2009-10 schedule. No team has played more games. No Eastern Conference team has faced a tougher Western Conference schedule. Only New Jersey has played more road games. And against the soft Atlantic Division, the Raptors have only had the pleasure of playing Boston. But, has been noted and should be obvious, this version of the Raptors has little to no come-back ability and once down, games quickly get away from them. The Raptors are 8-0 when they hold opponents to under 100 points and they look like defensive juggernauts doing it. But these same Raptors have let teams go off for 115 points or more 11 times and are a perfect 0-11 when that happens. The lack of focus to let teams run up huge scores is hard to explain. But when yo ...

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