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Game-Day Thread: Mavs vs. Raptors - Can Anderson's Return Spark Win?

The Raptors are getting some reinforcements tonight, but will it be enough to beat a tough Dallas team?

Jared Wickerham

Dallas Mavericks vs Toronto Raptors
December 14, 2012
TSN - 7:00 PM EST

From the Raptors PR crew:

Here's the 5 to start tonight vs. Mavs: Calderon, DeRozan, Pietrius, Davis and Valanciunas. Kleiza and Anderson dressing.

Yes, Mr. Anderson appears to have returned and considering how short-handed Toronto is, and their opponent tonight, I'm guessing we'll see him, along with Linas Kleiza, in action.

However not exactly a formidable starting five is it...

We previewed this one at length today so not much to add except the Raps desperately need a win in hopes of inserting some much-needed goodwill into a roster that's certainly seen better days. Ed Davis gets another huge opportunity to shine, and the Dinos welcome back the one and only Mr. Vince Carter.

His Mavs minus Dirk Nowitzki have been playing better than anyone likely anticipated, so this one again will be a tough 48 minute test for Toronto.