Tracking the Raptors’ Key Stretch of 19 Games (#4 & #5)

The Anatomy of Wins and Losses in the NBA:
Breaking Down Key Possessions

Game 5 – TOR 106 vs Mil (17-26) 75, W 4-1 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 4 – Tor 114 @ BOS (33-6) 112, W 3-1 … Boxscore 
Game 3 – Tor 95 @ PHI (15-25) 99, L 2-1 … Full Play-By-Play
Game 2 – TOR 89 vs Atl (17-18) 78, W 2-0 … Boxscore, Full Play-By-Play
Game 1 – TOR 116 vs Sac (15-21) 91, W 1-0

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Key Possessions which determined the W-L result:

Game 5 – the entire 3rd Quarter
Game 4 – execution on their final 4 possessions in the 4th Quarter, when trailing 104-108 …

01:23 Delfino, 3FGM (assist by Calderon) … 107-108
00:56 Bosh, 2FGM/Driving Dunk (assist by Calderon) … 109-110
00:31 Calderon, FTM + FTM … 111-110
00:10 Calderon, 2FGM/Driving Layup + FTM/And1 … 114-112

Key Raptors:
Game 5 – Jose Calderon and Chris Bosh
Game 4 – Carlos Delfino and Jose Calderon

Vital Components:
Game 5 – holding their opponent to 11 pts in the 3rd Quarter (scoring on only 27% of their possessions/6-22); while putting up 32 pts themselves (scoring on 63% of their possessions/15-24)
Game 4 – Shooting 71% on 3′s (15-21), outscoring their opponent by 24 pts from Behind the Arc; and, the superb play of Jose Calderon 

Next Game:
@ Was (Tue Jan 29)

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