The unofficial box score from tonight's game and PopcornMachine's GameFlow.
Ray Allen. He was pretty much the story of the game. He almost lost the game, missed a big shot, smartly followed his shot and sent it into overtime. In overtime he nearly won the game with a good look, but came up just short. Impressive effort by Ray Allen.
Rashard Lewis also played a really good game. It's clear neither he nor Ray consider losing an option. Johan Petro also had a solid outing offensively, and also rebounded well. Unfortunately Petro, Wilcox and Collison were all punished by Chris Bosh (15 collective fouls) and that eliminated any flow the Sonics might have been able to get going on defense. The Sonics took 18 more shots than the Raptors, in large part from a +13 offensive rebound margin.
TJ Ford was the real difference maker in this game. He pretty much had his way on a lot of plays, and was able to make some big baskets and find open teammates all day long. Add to that Earl Watson's offensive woes and the PG match up was the difference maker for this game.
For the record, Bargnani is really beginning to justify Toronto's selection of him in the draft. Every time I see him play I come away impressed, and thinking he's going to be really tough to stop in a few years as the Raps grow together. If Bosh, Ford and Bargnani stay healthy and stay together they'll have a really potent team for years to come.
|D. Fortson||DNP - Sore Left Knee|
|L. Ridnour||DNP - Coach's Decision|
|M. Sene||DNP - Coach's Decision|
|R. Swift||DNP - Torn Acl|
|D. Martin||DNP - Coach's Decision|
|U. Slokar||DNP - Coach's Decision|
|P. Sow||DNP - Coach's Decision|
|P.J. Tucker||DNP - Coach's Decision|
Seattle - C. Wilcox 1
Help Value (hv=Reb+Ast+Blk+Stl-TO)