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The Toronto Raptors look for their fifth win in a row Monday vs. the Indiana Pacers. Follow the action using our Game Thread.

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The Toronto Raptors finished off their six-game homestand on a four-game winning streak.

Now, they head back on the road to take on Paul George and the Indiana Pacers, who could pose some matchup problems for Dwane Casey's undermanned group.

These teams squared off in the first game of the season, and the Raptors came out on top. How will Toronto manage without Jonas Valanciunas and DeMarre Carroll this time around?

DeMar DeRozan should be fired up for this one as he is coming off his first career Eastern Conference Player of the Week award. Over four games last week, he averaged 24.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.8 assists on 52 per cent shooting.

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Here are some stories to check out while you wait for game time:

Harsh Dave tees up tonight's matchup with our game preview.

Tom Lewis from Indy Cornrows sets up the game from a Pacers' point of view.

Raptors HQ's own Mitch Robson also briefly touches on the rest of the team's outings this week.

Donnovan Bennett defends the 76ers' tanking "Process" over at Sportsnet.ca.

See where David Aldridge slots the Raptors in NBA.com's latest edition of the Power Rankings.

Finally, the Toronto Sun's Ryan Wolstat looks at how Bismack Biyombo and Luis Scola have been excellent value pick-ups.

Now it's time to liven up a December Monday with some comments: