Team Records: Both teams sit atop the Eastern Conference with records of 4-1.
Where to Watch: The game will be broadcast on Sportsnet One and the Fan590 on the radio side.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Raptors?src=hash">#Raptors</a> locker room ready to go with those purple throwbacks. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WeTheNorth?src=hash">#WeTheNorth</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RTZ?src=hash">#RTZ</a> <a href="http://t.co/zFXr7ehUAh">pic.twitter.com/zFXr7ehUAh</a></p>— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) <a href="https://twitter.com/Raptors/status/530787378722779136">November 7, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Also all fans heading down to the game tonight will receive these sweet T's:
Now to the actual game. After Wednesday's rousing comeback win the Raps looks to defend home court against the Wizards who are also off to a very good start.
Amir Johnson and Jonas Valanciunas are once again questionable tonight as the team doesn't want to risk further injury. If they are indeed out, Patrick Patterson and Tyler Hansbrough will need to step up to the challenge of guarding the Wizards talented front court of Marcin Gortat and Nene.
In regards to the backcourt, Kyle Lowry owned John Wall last season, look for that to continue tonight as Lowry has already been in All-Star form this season. DeMar DeRozan really needs to exploit his matchup against Garrett Temple and try to get going early on the offensive end.
The key to the game will be the team effort on the defensive end from the opening tip. The Wizards have a strong offense and if the Raps come out like they have in the previous few games they'll be run out of the gym before halftime. If the starters come out locked in, quick with help rotations as well as taking control of the defensive glass they should be able to grab control of the game.
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