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2017 Schedule
28-14, 1st in Atlantic
LeBron headlines a young Eastern Conference starting lineup (1:27)
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Lowry deserves to return to All-Star Game

Kevin Pelton bluntly calls Kyle Lowry, who failed to land a third straight starting spot for the East, the best guard in the conference this season. Pelton's All-Star reserves (Insider)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Tho finished tied with DeMar DeRozan in the voting among fans, media, and current players. DeRozan earned the starting spot based on tie-breaker — the fan vote — after finishing one spot ahead of Thomas. The final vote breakdown: DeRozan at 796,112; Thomas at 755,102.

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Westbrook odd man out among West starters

Thunder star Russell Westbrook was left out in the loaded West All-Star starting lineup, while Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis got the nod.

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Raptors' dominance over 76ers ends

The 76ers defeated the Raptors on Wednesday for the first time in exactly four years. The Raptors had won 14 straight against the Sixers, their longest winning streak against one team since they beat the Bulls 16 times in a row from 1999-2002, notes the Elias Sports Bureau.

Embiid scores 26 to boost the 76ers to victory (1:15)

Embiid scores 26, 76ers beat Raptors 94-89

Joel Embiid scored 26 points, Ersan Ilyasova added 18 and the resurgent Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 94-89 on Wednesday night for their seventh win in nine games.

Embiid wants to hear 'Trust the Process' chant (0:24)
Sixers mascot takes bowling very seriously (0:19)
Sullinger drains his first bucket as a Raptor (0:18)
Sixers take advantage of breakaway (0:30)
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Backcourt duo leads Raps to win

DeMar DeRozan scored 36 points and Cory Joseph added a career-high 33 in Toronto's win on Tuesday. According to Elias, it was the third time in franchise history that Raptors teammates each scored at least 33 points in a game -- Morris Peterson (38) and Mike James (36) in 2006 and Chris Bosh (35) and Andrea Bargnani (34) in 2010.

Raptors, sans Lowry, hand Nets 11th straight loss (1:31)
Raptors and Nets come up with huge blocks (0:31)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan is the 2nd player in Raptors history to have 20 30-point games in a season. The other is Vince Carter, who had 30 in 2000-01 and 25 in 1999-2000.

Nogueira leaves game after getting hit in eye (0:33)
Whitehead climbs the imaginary ladder for slam (0:24)
Joseph turns on the jets and hits a layup (0:21)
Hollis-Jefferson swipes DeRozan and jams (0:25)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Kyle Lowry is sitting out tonight (rest). Lowry entered tonight playing 37.2 minutes per game (2nd in NBA). Entering tonight, the Raptors had the same starting backcourt of Lowry and DeMar DeRozan for all 40 of their games this season.

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.03rd
Rebounds Per Game42.920th
Assists Per Game19.229th
Points Allowed104.414th

Team History