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vs. Phi 
L 99-105
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L 85-90
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Raptors claw back, rally past Hornets 90-85

TORONTO (AP) Down 17 points after three quarters, Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey turned to his "fountain of youth" - and the youngsters helped deliver a win heading into the All-Star break.

Looking for a spark, Casey sat three of his starters for the entire fourth quarter in favor of rookie Jakob Poeltl, second-year guard Norman Powell and backup guard Cory Joseph in the Raptors' 90-85 comeback victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night.

"We weren't playing good at the time, so I just tried to go in there and bring some energy," said Poeltl, who had two points, six rebounds and two assists while playing all 12 minutes of a fourth quarter that saw the Raptors outscore Charlotte 32-10 to snap a three-game losing slide.

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Leaders
Points: Kemba Walker22.5
Rebounds: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist7.5
Assists: Nicolas Batum6.1
FG%: Kemba Walker44.7%
Steals: Kemba Walker1.16
Blocks: Cody Zeller1.05
Defense (Rank)
Points: 104.2 (9)
Rebounds: 44.8 (23)
Assists: 23.8 (25)
FG%: 44.8% (8)
FT%: 77.4% (16)
3P%: 35.8% (12)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 104.5 (18)
Rebounds: 44.8 (5)
Assists: 23.3 (11)
FG%: 43.9% (28)
FT%: 80.5% (4)
3P%: 35.1% (21)
Standings
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
Washington 34 21 .618 --
Atlanta 32 24 .571 2.5
Miami 25 32 .439 10.0
Charlotte 24 32 .429 10.5
Orlando 21 37 .362 14.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/13/2017 Chris Andersen Traded For cash considerations
2/13/2017 Chris Andersen Waived
2/3/2017 Mike Tobey Signed to 10-Day Contract
2/3/2017 Ray McCallum Signed to 10-Day Contract
2/2/2017 Miles Plumlee Traded Part of three-player deal
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Injuries
Date Player Status
2/14/2017 Miles Plumlee Sore calf
2/11/2017 Cody Zeller Sore quad
2/4/2017 Ramon Sessions Torn meniscus, left knee
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