Posted by GameSetMatch on November 10th, 2009
It’s simple, really. See the ball, go get the ball. Basic basketball learned in grade school.
But it was a practice that eluded the Raptors here Monday night like it’s eluded them so many times in the past, and it cost them another game.
Outhustled, outworked and out-thought by the short-staffed San Antonio Spurs, the Raptors suffered a 131-124 loss underscored by a frightful lack of effort on the glass.
The Spurs, minus Tim Duncan and Tony Parker, turned 16 offensive rebounds into an astonishing 32 second-chance points to wipe out any hopes Toronto had of stealing a win over a weakened opponent.
Click here to read the full article – By Doug Smith of thestar.com