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Thursday NBA preview: Toronto Raptors at New York Knicks

Thursday NBA preview: Toronto Raptors at New York Knicks
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Jordan is a load near the basket, and Gasol’s physical toughness will be needed to keep him off the glass and from piling up the points. On an offensively challenged Knicks team, Jordan’s going to get his touches.

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Raptors starters basically had Tuesday’s win over Chicago off, but there’s always a chance one or two of them might get a game for “load management”… The Knicks haven’t played since losing to the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, and have dropped 10 of their last 11 games as they remain dead last in the NBA … New York is 7-29 at home … The Raptors have won the last five meetings.
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