- The Washington Times - Sunday, March 22, 2009

TORONTO (AP) - Chris Bosh had 16 points and 13 rebounds, Shawn Marion added 14 points and 13 boards and the Toronto Raptors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 100-76 on Sunday.

Jose Calderon scored 15 points and Joey Graham added 13 for the Raptors, who have won five of six against the Clippers.

The Raptors had lost nine of 10 coming in but had little difficulty handling the struggling Clippers, leading by as many as 28 in a runaway fourth quarter. Toronto outrebounded Los Angeles 57-34.

Zach Randolph scored 20 points and Baron Davis added 12 for the Clippers, who have won just two of their past 12.

The Clippers have not won on the road since a 121-97 victory at Atlanta on Feb. 7. Los Angeles is 7-27 overall on the road and has lost eight straight away from home.

Toronto was without starting center Andrea Bargnani (sore left heel), and the Clippers were missing forward Al Thornton (sore right shoulder). Jake Voskuhl started for Bargnani while former Raptor Fred Jones replaced Thornton.

The top pick in the 2006 draft, Bargnani had played 130 consecutive games for Toronto since his last absence Dec. 9, 2007, against Houston.

Randolph had 10 in the first but no other Clipper had more than three, while Toronto got eight points from Bosh and seven from Calderon to lead 33-20 after one.

After shooting 14-for-22 in the first, Toronto slumped to 8-for-30 in the second but still held a 54-50 edge at the half.

Clippers guard Mardy Collins, who had missed the past five games with a sore right foot, scored six points in 13 minutes.

Notes:@ Besides its regular English-language broadcast, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation also aired the game in Punjabi, a language of Northern India and Pakistan. … Voskuhl made his first start of the season. … Randolph scored the Clippers’ first eight points.

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