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The Sun-Sentinel's Ira Winderman provides his observations from Wednesday's 111-103 Heat loss to the Raptors at the Air Canada Centre, which vaulted the Dinos into sole possession of fifth place in the Eastern Conference.

Keys to the win? Toronto edged Miami in points in the paint, second-chance points and fast-break points. Toronto has now won 10 of their last 11 games at home, and improved to 3-0 while wearing their throwback Huskies uniforms.

Toronto is back in action tonight against New York. For more on the game, check out Knicks blog Posting and Toasting.

The HQ's own Vicious D lends his thoughts to Sactown Royalty's Not-so-Asinine Trade Post.

Was DeMar DeRozan snubbed after being left out of the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge? Sportsnet's Paul Jones thinks it's beyond explanation, the Globe and Mail's Michael Grange is surprised, and the Toronto Star's Doug Smith thinks they got it wrong.

T.Jose Caldeford's Chris Black thinks DeRozan's injury could be the best thing that happens to this team this season.

ESPN's John Hollinger thinks the odds are against Andrea Bargnani being selected to compete in the three-point shootout in Dallas.

Despite earning a well-deserved F for their defensive effort, the Toronto Raptors have begun to live up to expectations, according to their midseason report card from NBA.com.

Chris Bosh is 'the longshot of longshots' to win MVP.

TrueHoop's Henry Abbott takes a comprehensive look at the Gilbert Arenas situation.