Kyle Lowry: Raptors treating Game 1 like it is a Game 7
The Toronto Raptors are aiming to reverse a trend that’s plagued them during the playoffs recently.
Toronto has lost the first game in each of their past nine playoff series. They want to avoid that happening again, so Kyle Lowry says they are going to treat Game 1 against the Washington Wizards like it’s Game 7.
Kyle Lowry says Game 1 against the Wizards is like a Game 7 for Toronto. The Raptors have lost Game 1 in each of their last 10 playoff series and are 0-9 all-time in their first overall game of a postseason. The last time Toronto won Game 1 of a… https://t.co/kFyOYaTq7G
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The Raptors, who earned the No. 1 seed in the conference, open up the playoffs on Saturday at home against Washington. They reached the conference finals two years ago and would love to get a step further. But if you ask one ESPN analyst, it won’t be Lowry leading them that far.