The Toronto Raptors have accomplished so much this season. But they just can’t seem to hang with the Cleveland Cavaliers on the road in the Eastern Conference finals. After holding serve at home to even the series 2-2, the Raptors were trounced yet again in Cleveland, as they fell 116-78 on Wednesday in Game 5.
“They kicked our butts,” Raptors coach Dwane Casey said. “That’s the bottom line. You get outrebounded by 21 [48-27] and commit 19 turnovers [for 30 Cleveland points]. Their physicality, we didn’t meet that standard tonight. And for whatever reason, we haven’t met it here in this building. That’s the bottom line. That’s the ballgame. That’s been all three games.”
Source: Mike Mazzeo of ESPN
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