The Raptors finished off a strong week with a physical game against the Thunder, losing 132-125 in a game where Dwane Casey, Serge Ibaka, and DeMar DeRozan were ejected and Kyle Lowry fouled out. The Raptors have a bone to pick with the officials, who missed some calls that helped decide the game, but the Raptors also gave up 130 points to the Thunder on their home court. While it stings to lose to the Thunder, they did come into the game on an 11-game win streak, with their last loss coming in February to the Bucks in overtime. If they’re able to beat Cleveland and Boston down the stretch (two games each), there’s a strong possibility they could rest their starters for the final couple of games in April and make sure they’re ready for their first round opponent.
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