Raptors stay hot, beat Bobcats by 21Posted by Inside Hoops
Alan Anderson scored 16 points against his former team, Jose Calderon had 15 and the Toronto Raptors won for the 10th time in 13 games Friday night, beating the Charlotte Bobcats 99-78.
Amir Johnson had 13 points and eight rebounds while Ed Davis had 12 points and eight boards for the Raptors, who led by as many as 24.
Anderson had four of Toronto’s 12 3-pointers, while Calderon and Kyle Lowry each made three.
Toronto has not trailed in each of its past three victories, including home wins over Portland on Jan. 2 and Philadelphia on Jan. 9.
Starting for the second straight game, Toronto’s Landry Fields matched his season high with 11 rebounds.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kemba Walker and Ben Gordon each scored 12 points as Charlotte’s modest streak of two straight road victories came to an end.
Ramon Sessions scored 11 for the Bobcats, and rookie Jeff Taylor had 10.
– Reported by Ian Harrison of the Associated Press