Anderson leads Raptors to victory over Bobcats

Anderson leads Raptors to victory over Bobcats

Credit: AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young

Charlotte Bobcats' Ramon Sessions, center, drives to the basket between Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry, left, and Ed Davis during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on January 12, 2013 at 10:42 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 25 at 7:55 PM

TORONTO (AP) -- Alan Anderson scored 16 points against his former team, Jose Calderon had 15 and the Toronto Raptors won for the 10th time in 13 games Friday night, beating the Charlotte Bobcats 99-78. 

Amir Johnson had 13 points and eight rebounds while Ed Davis had 12 points and eight boards for the Raptors, who led by as many as 24. 

Anderson had four of Toronto's 12 3-pointers, while Calderon and Kyle Lowry each made three. 

Toronto has not trailed in each of its past three victories, including home wins over Portland on Jan. 2 and Philadelphia on Jan. 9. 

Starting for the second straight game, Toronto's Landry Fields matched his season high with 11 rebounds. 

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kemba Walker and Ben Gordon each scored 12 points as Charlotte's modest streak of two straight road victories came to an end.  

 

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