Friday Jan. 18, 2008
TORONTO (AP) -- Former Georgia Tech star Chris Bosh had 35 points
and nine rebounds, Anthony Parker scored 18 points and the Toronto
Raptors beat the Atlanta Hawks 89-to-78 tonight.
Bosh, who had 13 points in the fourth quarter, has scored at
least 30 in four of Toronto's past five games.
Joe Johnson had 25 points for the Hawks, who lost back-to-back
games for the first time since a four-game slide between Dec. 29
and Jan. 5.
Atlanta's Josh Smith had 20 points in the first half but was
held in check after the break, finishing with 24 points and nine
It was the first meeting between the teams since Hawks rookie Al
Horford knocked Toronto guard T.J. Ford to the floor in a Dec. 11
game in Atlanta. Ford, who was taken off on a stretcher, suffered a
stinger and has not played since.