TORONTO (AP) -- Fred Jones scored 22 points and the new-look
Toronto Raptors remained unbeaten in the preseason with a 91-90
victory over Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.
Kris Humphries had 16 points and nine rebounds and Morris
Peterson added 16 points for the Raptors, who are 6-0 in exhibition
Toronto won despite missing All-Star forward Chris Bosh (plantar
fasciitis), No. 1 pick Andrea Bargnani (sore left ankle) and point
guard T.J. Ford (sore left hamstring and back).
Bosh has missed three preseason games.
LeBron James scored 21 points in three quarters for the
Cavaliers, who dropped to 2-5.
Jones signed with Toronto in the offseason and is expected to
back up Anthony Parker, who hasn't played as well as Jones in the
The Raptors trailed by as many as 13 in the first half, but they
began on the second half on a 15-4 run.
After Humphries grabbed an offensive rebound and made a layup to
give Toronto a two-point lead with just under a minute left,
Cleveland's Sasha Pavlovic made just one of two free throws with 30
After a timeout, Toronto looked confused and Jose Calderon
missed badly with a running jumper, but Humphries grabbed the
rebound to seal the victory.
Longtime Raptors fan Samuel L. Jackson sat courtside.
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