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DeRozan shines as Raptors extend win streakUpdated Dec 19, 2012 Share Tweet
DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Alan Anderson scored 12 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors beat the Detroit Pistons 97-91 Wednesday night, extending their winning streak to four games.
Why The Toronto Raptors Should Retire Vince Carter’s NumberUpdated Dec 19, 2012 Share TweetWhenever Vince Carter returns to Toronto, as he did last Friday, talk inevitably turns to Carter’s legacy with the Toronto Raptors. Carter was the brightest star on the best team in franchise history, but the manner in which he exited still burns RaptorSource: dimemag.com
LeBron James Throws Up An Insane Stat Line; Brooklyn Blows A Chance To Steal A WinUpdated Dec 19, 2012 Share TweetSometimes we wish the NBA was more like the NFL. In football, you must bring your best effort or you’ll be left looking like Mark Sanchez on Monday Night Football, getting your skills compared to Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite. But in basketball, theSource: dimemag.com
DeRozan, Calderon Spark RaptorsDec 19DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points and Jose Calderon had 17 assists to lead the Raptors to their fourth straight win.
Ian Thomse: My favorite NBA stories of 2012Dec 19To mark the passing of another eventful year of championships, triumphs and memorable moments, SI.com's writers are remembering the stories they connected to most across the sports landscape in 2012.