The Toronto Raptors felt right at home at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Friday night. The Raptors overcame a slow start to pull away in the second half and beat Detroit 110-100 on a night the Pistons' home arena was dominated by Canadian flags and chants of "We The North" and "Let's Go Raptors."
Lou Williams scored 18 points, while Kyle Lowry had 17 points and eight assists to lift the Raptors to a 95-82 win over the Magic on Monday, Toronto's 10th straight victory over the Eastern Conference rival.
LeBron James scored 35 points, making the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 48 seconds remaining, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 105-101 on Tuesday night for their eighth straight victory.
General manager Masai Ujiri and the Toronto Raptors will honour Nelson Mandela this Friday during an all-star benefit featuring NBA legends Charles Barkley and Magic Johnson. Friday marks the one-year anniversary since Mandela's death at the age of 95.