Live Blog: Raptors vs Mavs - Nov. 7/09
3rd Quarter - 4:29: Mavs on a 25-12 run to take a commanding lead in the game. Live Blog Will be stopping here. Raptors are done.
Half-time: Dallas goes on a run by making some stops and running the Raptors on the break. Bosh 15pts 10rebs; Calderon 12pts 2rebs 2ast; Bargnani 10pts 4rebs 1ast. Nowitzki 16pts 5rebs 1ast 1st; 13pts 3rebs 2ast 3stls; Marion 8pts 5rebs. 55-48 Mavs.
2nd Quarter - 6:00: Mavs on an 11-7 mini-run on some sharp-shooting lead by Dirk. 43-39 Mavs.
2nd Quarter - 9:11: Calderon ties the game at 32, with a layup on the break. Bosh carrying this team with solid work in the paint. Raptors need to protect the ball, and not give easy scores, like the steal/layup by Singleton at the start of the quarter.
End of 1st Quarter: Raptors came to play, giving Carlisle and Mavs something to think about. Mavs take a leading into the 2nd quarter by pushing the ball on the break after a defensive stop. Rebounding keeping the Raptors in this one, 26-15 Mavs.
1st Quarter - 2:38: Raptors survive a mini 5pt run by the Mavs with some timely 3pt shooting by Bargnani and Jack. 25-22 Raptors.
1st Quarter - 5:20: Bosh is a beast in the paint, dropping 10pts 6rebs in 6mins. Jose is active, and Hedo came to play. Raptor lead 17-13.
Pre-Tip: I don't like the Raptors chances in this one. Second night of a back-to-back, on the road, in a building where we haven't won in a decade or so.