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Pacers Look To Snap Losing Streak North Of The Border

Last updated on Tuesday, November 24, 2009

(TORONTO, ON) - The Indiana Pacers will try to snap their second three-game losing streak of the young season when they face the Raptors tonight in Toronto.

The Pacers opened the season by losing their first three games.

The won the next five before going on their latest skid, which includes a 104-88 setback in Charlotte on Sunday.

Indiana continues to get healthy as center Jeff Foster returned to action against the Bobcats, going scoreless with a rebound and three personal fouls in the loss.

Troy Murphy is also trying to get back into playing shape.

He scored seven points and grabbed eight rebounds in Charlotte, his second game back since returning from a back injury.

The Raptors are 6-8 and have lost four of their last five.

The latest setback was a 104-96 loss to the Orlando Magic at home on Sunday.

Toronto is led by sixth-year forward Chris Bosh, who averages 26.5 points and almost twelve rebounds per game.

Former number-one overall draft choice Andrea Bargnani averages 18 points for Toronto while new acquisition Hedo Turkoglu is averaging 14.5 points per contest.

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