TORONTO, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Alan Anderson came off the bench to hit four 3-pointers Friday, sparking Toronto to a 99-78 win over Charlotte in which the Raptors led from start to finish.
Toronto built a 10-2 lead and was never threatened in winning for the 10th time in its last 13 games. Charlotte is still looking for its 10th victory of the season.
The Raptors held Charlotte to 37 percent shooting and continually increased their lead after grabbing a 13-point advantage in the opening period.
After opening season with a 4-19 record, Toronto has moved within five games of a playoff position with more than half the campaign to play.