Iguodala matched his career high with 26 points Sunday to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 107-80 rout over the Raptors, who have the worst record in the NBA.
Iguodala repeatedly dunked on the Raptors, who fell to 4-20 overall and 1-12 at home.
“I feel comfortable in this gym,” Iguodala said. “The crowd really embraces me when I come here. It’s kind of funny being on the road.”
The forward also had 26 points in a victory over Toronto on Nov 16. The Raptors selected center Rafael Araujo as the No. 8 pick, one spot ahead of Iguodala, two years ago. Fans booed Araujo in the fourth quarter when he failed to convert an alley-oop dunk. He had no points and seven rebounds.
Iguodala has outscored Araujo 52-0 in two games in Toronto this season.
“I was pretty sure I wasn’t coming to Toronto. I worked out for a lot of teams except Toronto,” Iguodala said. “I’m happy to be in my position.”
Center Samuel Dalembert, who grew up in Montreal, added 18 rebounds and 11 points for Philadelphia.
Iguodala had five assists and was 9-for-10 from the field. He had 13 points as Philadelphia outscored Toronto 28-14 in the decisive third quarter. Toronto committed seven turnovers in the quarter, leading to fast-break dunks.
“It was the second game in row he had a magnificent game up here,” Philadelphia coach Maurice Cheeks said. “He, again, was instrumental in getting into the open court and getting easy baskets.”
Iguodala had four dunks as the Sixers started the period on a 21-4 run. Iverson made a spectacular bounce pass to Iguodala, whose tomahawk dunk gave Philadelphia a 61-48 lead. He also blew by Joey Graham for a jam.
“We made him look like an All-Star. He’s not that caliber of player right now,” Toronto’s Morris Peterson said. “It’s definitely embarrassing.”
Even Philadelphia reserve Shavlik Randolph got into the dunkathon, throwing down a reverse jam on a fast break in the fourth quarter.
“We are 4-20. We are not getting it down. It’s an embarrassment. We lost by
The Raptors placed starting PG Jose Calderon on the inactive roster and moved F Eric Williams to the active roster. Calderon, a rookie, averaged 7.0 points and 6.4 assists in 23 games. … Toronto committed 18 turnovers, leading to 23 points.