NBA: Toronto 99, Philadelphia 78

April 4, 2012 at 9:33 PM
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PHILADELPHIA, April 4 (UPI) -- Andrea Bargnani led the way with 24 points Wednesday and the Toronto Raptors limited Philadelphia to 22 second-half points in downing the 76ers 99-78.

The Raptors have won three in a row for the first time this season.

Philadelphia had a one-point halftime lead but then went cold from the field in the final two periods. The 76ers managed 15 points in the third quarter and a mere seven points in the fourth while losing their second in a row.

DeMar DeRozan added 18 for Toronto and Alan Anderson had 13. Jose Calderon had 13 rebounds and led the Raptors to a 46-29 advantage on the boards.

Elton Brand and Jrue Holliday both had 20 points for Philadelphia. They combined to make 18-of-29 shots from the field, but the rest of the 76ers went 16-of-50.

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