TORONTO (AP) – Chris Bosh had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors ended a six-game losing streak with a 95-87 victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

Joey Graham added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Raptors, who returned home following an 0-5 western trip.

Toronto outscored Cleveland 22-12 in the fourth quarter, when the Cavaliers shot just 6-for-26.

LeBron James had 30 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for the Cavaliers, who are 0-3 in the second game of back-to-backs this season. Cleveland beat Memphis on Tuesday night.

The Raptors blew another big lead and struggled in the fourth quarter, but Cleveland was worse than Toronto in the final period.

Toronto went just 5-for-15 in the fourth.

Cleveland missed its first eight shots of the period, allowing Toronto to go on a 10-0 run capped by Fred Jones’ 3-pointer and Bosh’s layup.

T.J. Ford’s short jumper and layup gave Toronto a 93-85 lead with 1:17 left.

James made with a jumper, but Jones followed with two free throws and Cleveland missed a number of shots in the final two minutes.

Bosh had 12 points and Toronto led by as many as 19 in the first half, but Damon Jones scored 10 points during a 19-2 second-quarter Cleveland run. Fans booed after Damon’s 3-pointer tied it at 47.

Toronto shot 46 percent compared to 39 percent for Cleveland.

Notes: Morris Peterson was scratched because of a slightly torn muscle in his left elbow, ending the longest consecutive games streak in the NBA. Peterson played in 371 straight games since Feb. 12, 2002. The elbow has bothered him for more than a week and an MRI on Wednesday showed the slight tear. He’s listed as day-to-day. … Toronto coach Sam Mitchell said he hasn’t sensed that he’s lost anybody in the locker room despite their struggles. … Longtime PA announcer Herbie Kuhn missed game because he’s adopting a child in Africa.

AP-ES-11-22-06 2143EST


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