With the Bulls loss, the Raptors are currently the third seed as they have tie-breaker with Bulls as division winner.
Raptors will finish the season 16-14 against the Western Conference, matching last year's record and a franchise best for wins vs the West
It's a final: Raptors 113, Wolves 99. Wiggins w/ 25 on 8/20, LaVine 22 on 10/17, Budinger 19
Raptors fans outnumber Wolves' fans tonight, at least in noise they do. And Casey just gave 'em what they wanted: Bruno Caboclo, of course
Bruno checks in with 3:33 remaining, gets standing ovation from traveling Raptors fans. Seriously.
Traveling Raptors fans want BRUNO. Chants have started with 9 minutes remaining. Raps by 24. Give the people what they want!
Looks like the Raptors have finally realized that Justin Hamilton is... Justin Hamilton. JV has 8 of his 13 pts in the first 4:30 of the 3rd
Raptors got 8 first-half assists from the PF position (Amir & Pat have 4 apiece). Team has 16 assists on 22 buckets.
Six different Raptors have hit a 3-ball, including both Johnsons (Amir has 2). As a team, Raps are 10-of-19 from distance.
Raptors lead 60-46 at the break. Starting backcourt (DeRozan/Vasquez) has combined for 24 points on 8-of-12 shooting. Raps shooting 60%
Justin Hamilton has made 6 of first 7 shots tonight, has 13 points & a rebound so far. Raptors lead 60-46 at the half
10-2 Wolves run, led by Anthony Bennett who has 6 points in 7 minutes. Raptors 19-point lead is down to 11. 2:49 left in the 1st half.
Flip just patted AB on the head. Bennett's got 6 pts on 3/4 shooting in 7 mins off bench. Raptors lead 52-41 w/ 2:49 left before halftime
Raptors assisted on 10 of 12 first-quarter buckets. DeRozan and Amir each have 3 dimes. Ross leads Raps in scoring with 7 points.
Raptors 31, Wolves 27 after a quarter at Target Center
In a matchup of 2 bottom 6 defensive teams both the Raptors & Wolves are shooting over 55% after 1Q. Raps are at 60%, 5/9 from 3, lead 31-27
A ton of traveling Toronto fans in Minnesota tonight and some late first-quarter "Let's go Raptors chants" as the Raps go up by 4
Interesting: the TONS of @raptors in Minny YELLED out "True North" during O Canada (a Winnipeg Jets thing). Would love to hear that in TOR
No Kyle Lowry for Raptors tonight, btw
Flip said no changes to lineup tonight, which means no Ricky, no KG, no KMartin vs Raptors