Nuggets continue road trip in Toronto
(Sports Network) – The Denver Nuggets continue their season-long seven-game
road trip tonight when they visit the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada
Denver opened the swing with a 97-93 come-from-behind win over the
Philadelphia 76ers at the Wachovia Center. Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points
and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Ruben Patterson scored 20 points for the
Nuggets, who have won three straight and eight of their last 11 games.
The Nuggets, seeded third in the Western Conference, are 3-5 in their last
eight road games and 13-16 as the guest this season.
Against the Raptors, Denver has won three straight, including a 107-101 win
this season on January 23 at the Pepsi Center.
Toronto, meanwhile, has lost two straight and eight of its last nine games.
It is fresh off being swept in a home-and-home series with Cleveland and
dropped a 98-97 decision on Wednesday at home. Morris Peterson had 31 points
for the Raptors.
The Raptors, who are in the midst of a three-game homestand, are 2-4 in their
last six home games and 11-18 at the Air Canada Centre this season.