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The Toronto Raptors were destroyed by the Charlotte Bobcats last night in what was possibly their worst performance of the young season. If you're a glutton for punishment, check out the post-game reports from Bobcats blogs Rufus on Fire and Bobcats Baseline, the Fan 590's Eric Smith, the Zan Tabak Herald and Raptors Republic.

If you live in the Greater Toronto Area, be sure to check out Raptor Fan Fridays hosted by Raptors Republic at the Sports Centre Cafe.

Basketball Propectus has the story on the Raptors' unique path to a mediocre record.

Is there any hope for the Raptors defensively? Well, they are a young team and evidence suggests that NBA defenders do get better with age.

Another reason to improve the defence? Henry Abbott of TrueHoop points out that the key to winning in the NBA is point differential. And the Dinos don't seem to have much room to improve offensively!

Don't expect Reggie Evans to come to the rescue anytime soon.

A 'prominent Toronto writer' gets taken to task by Chris Black from T.Jose Caldesports.

With the benefit of hindsight, Bill Simmons' revised top 10 for the 2009 NBA Draft would have the Raptors selecting speedy backup point guard Ty Lawson.

Yesterday's Daily Dime on projects the Raptors making the playoffs as an 8th seed.

The Toronto Star's Dave Feschuk has more on the Raptors' mauling at the hands of the Bobcats.

Listen to former Raptor and Charlotte Hornet Dell Curry on the Fan 590.

Allen Iverson played for one person, and now his career appears to be over with a whimper.