Bosh, Raptors Squeak Past Pacers 102-98

Toronto continues solid play, Indiana still struggling
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 26, 2008 4:30 AM CST
Bosh, Raptors Squeak Past Pacers 102-98
Toronto Raptors forward Jamario Moon (33) dunks over Indiana Pacers guard Mike Dunleavy (17) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Monday, Feb. 25, 2008. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)   (Associated Press)

Chris Bosh led the Raptors past the Pacers 102-98. The All-Star forward had 24 points and 10 rebounds. The Raptors have now won four of their last five contests and have a firm grip on the fifth playoff spot in the East. Carlos Delfino had six three-pointers and scored 23 points in the win, reports AP.

Toronto trailed by 11 after the first quarter but outscored Indiana 35-16 in the second to go into halftime up eight points. But the Pacers came storming back and were ahead early in the fourth quarter until the Raptors went on a 14-2 run to take a 97-88 lead—which was large enough to escape Indiana with a narrow victory. (Read more basketball stories.)

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