That is to say, there was a brief dust-up on social media as various people took to firing shots at journalists and reporters who seemed to just now notice that the Raptors were in fact quite a good basketball team. The end result, if I must say it: Raptors fans came off looking a tad petty and needlessly angry. Now hold on, let me explain.
With Marc Gasol back in the lineup, there isn't a team in the league the Raptors can't defend.
If he keeps this up, the Suns -- now just 2½ games back of No. in the West -- could shock the world and make the playoffs. Damian Lillard scores 21 points to lead the Trail Blazers to a 110-102 victory against the Rockets.