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The Raptors don't have that luxury. Every game is crucial, and if Toronto is able to hang on and make the playoffs, which would be tough without Bosh, the Raptors could face the Cavs in the opening round -- a matchup that Toronto guard Sonny Weems wouldn't mind.
"Every game we've played them, it's been real close," Weems said before the game. "I don't think they want that in the first round of the playoffs. We're going to come to play."
The Cavaliers were without guard Delonte West, rested as a precaution with what the team said were lower back spasms. Anderson Varejao returned after missing three games with a sore hamstring and had 10 points in 28 minutes.
NOTES: Cavs center Shaquille O'Neal has not yet been cleared for contact, Brown said. O'Neal has been out since Feb. 25 after undergoing surgery to repair a torn thumb ligament. ... Duke winning the NCAA title was tough on Jamison, a former North Carolina Tar Heel. "It's a sad day in Chapel Hill," Jamison said, referring to UNC's campus. "I don't think anybody even went outside down there." ... Toronto has lost 11 in a row at Cleveland. The Raptors haven't won here since April 6, 2004.
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