Bit of a mixed-bag week for your Toronto Raptors. Yes, Toronto finished with a 3-1 record. Yes, the Raptors drubbed the Jazz in historic fashion thanks to a 40-point halftime lead. No, it wasn’t perfect, as there were a handful of inconsistencies and disruptions that took a bit of the shine off of that positive win-loss showing.
Am I burying the lede? All right fine, I’m burying the lede. Kyle Lowry, the greatest Raptor of all time, returned after a lengthy absence and let me just go on the record in saying this is the hottest thing to happen this week.