The Raptors got outrebounded 46-33 by the Blazers, but in the end that meant little as the Raptors prevailed last night. TJ Ford had an outstanding game with 23 points, 10 assists and 3 steals. Anthony Parker had a solid game with 13 points and 8 rebounds. Rasho Nesterovic continued his improved play of late with 12 points and 5 rebounds. Fred Jones had a good game off the bench with 12 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals. Rookies Andrea Bargnani (11 points) and Jorge Garbajosa (10 points, 5 rebounds) each pitched in on the offense.
The Raptors improved to 12-15 on the season with this gritty victory.