CHICAGO (AP) -- Roger Mason Jr. hit the go-ahead jumper with 35
seconds left and Vince Carter scored 15 points to lead the Toronto
Raptors to a 91-89 preseason victory over the Chicago Bulls on
Mason hit an 18-foot jumper to put the Raptors in front 88-86,
then extended the lead to 90-86 with a pair of free throws with
21.3 seconds left.
Pargo cut the Toronto lead to 90-89 with a 3-pointer with 11.7
seconds left. The Bulls then fouled Morris Peterson, who made one
of two free throws. Gordon had a chance to tie the game, but missed
a jumper as time expired.
Mason finished with 12 points and Jalen Rose added 13 for
Leading 62-61 late in the third quarter, the Raptors tried to
pull away with a 16-4 run. Murray sparked the run with eight
points. Peterson's basket with 6:56 left in the game gave the
Raptors 78-65 lead.
Chicago came back to tie the game at 85-all with Gordon's lay-up
with 2:11 left. Pargo sparked an 18-4 Chicago run by scoring 10
points in the span.
The score was tied at 46-all at halftime. Curry had 11
first-half points for Chicago and Rafer Alston had 10 for Toronto.
The Raptors had 17 turnovers in the first half and finished with
Alvin Williams missed the game for Toronto with a sore right
knee. Eddie Robinson missed the game for the Bulls with a sore left
toe and Tyson Chandler didn't play in the second half because of a